(The Marquis de Lafayette)
RUSTIC WOODEN BOX MADE FROM THE WOOD OF PENN'S TREATY TREE
Box (6 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 in.; 175 x 94 x 52 mm), the lid hinged at rear and with two clasps and catches on front. The lid inscribed "For the Friend of | RELIGIOUS & CIVIL | FREEDOM— | LA FAYETTE." The front panel inscribed "from a | disciple of penn". The inside lid inscribed "Penn's Treaty with the | Indians of Pennsylvania | 1682. | unbroken faith". The inside of the box inscribed "part of the tree | under which the | TREATY WAS SIGNED".