Gold mallet band: “Presented To Francis M. Carpenter, Esq. -Chairman- By the Board of Supervisors of Westchester County 1872.”
Incised names on handle: Lewis F. Pelton, Coffin S. Brown, Wm. P. Esterbrook, Abram O. Willsea, Edward Willets, Francis Secor, Stephen Brown Jr., Hugh Lunny, Charles W. Bathgate, E. G. Sutherland, Chs. R. Dusenberry, James C. Travis, James Hopkins, Odle Close, Gaylord H. Hubbell, Benjamin Hegeman, Stephen Taylor, Amherst Wight Jr., Daniel Hunt, Charles H. Birney, John Hopkins, Joseph Leggett, George W. Davids.
Condition: Very good with the usual overall toning and scattered wear. Some minor shrinkage cracks and stains.
Kestenbaum, Lawrence. Political Graveyard. 25 August 2002. http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/carpenter-carper.html (20 February 2003).