Gold Tipped Presentation Cane

Dublin Core

Title

Gold Tipped Presentation Cane

Subject

Presentation pieces (Gifts) received in 1865 by Senator James Dixon of CT

Description

In 1865 this wooden cane was given to Sen. James Dixon. Engraved on the gold handle; Hon. James Dixon from N. D. G. Esq. & J. D. M. 1865.

Senator Dixon was given this cane in 1865, the year the Civil War ended. The gift of a cane, sometimes called a presentation cane, was a gesture of respect, admiration or appreciation.

Who gave the cane to Sen Dixon? All we know are their initials. Who was NDG Esq. and JDM? Can you can identify these mysterious friends? If you can pose a guess, please let us know.

Creator

Unknown

Rights

CC BY 4.0 DEED

Files

Gold Cane given to Sen. James Dixon from N.D.S. Esq. and J.D.M. 1865
Date Added
November 9, 2023
Collection
FAMILY PRIVATE COLLECTION
Item Type
Object
Citation
Unknown, “Gold Tipped Presentation Cane,” e A r c h i V e s , accessed April 12, 2024, https://citizenarchivist.omeka.net/items/show/640.