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Object Name Ring
Object Number 1877.5.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description gold; U. S. shield in the middle; ornate band
Dimensions H-0.591 W-0.866 L-0.984 inches
Material metal
Provenance according to the attached tag: "a ring found in the streets of Cincinnati about 1857 by a daughter of _______, a member of the City Council of 1857 which elected R. B. Hayes Esq. City Solicitor. The man took quite a fancy to "Mr. Hayes" and said that he would keep it and present it to Mr. Hayes when he became President of the United States. On the 16th Sept., 1877, the man called and modestly presented it to Mr. Hayes with the foregoing story."
Search Terms City Solicitor