Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Ruler
Object Number 1879.1.5
Collection Stafford
Description long, smooth, slender, thin piece of oak wood; no markings
Dimensions W-0.63 L-9.764 inches
Material wood
Provenance Ruler used by Gen. Washington when in Bristol, Penn. Presented to Sarah Smith Stafford by Rev. Henry P. Hay. The tradition is that it belonged to his ancestor, Mr. Bessonet Of Bristol, Penn.
People Stafford, Sarah
Hay, Henry P.
Washington, George
Bessonet
Search Terms George Washington
Bristol, PA
Rev. Henry P. Hay
Mr. Bessonet
Revolutionary War
writing utensil