Wicker woven gathering basket.
A script-written letter. Text as follows:
August 5th, 1775
My Dear Felicity
Thank you for the favour of your last letter delivered to my hand yesterday with the news of such surpassing Joy. Penny, your dear Horse, has been returned to you. My Heart fills with Happiness; indeed, I believe my Delight is second only to yours, for I am and always will be,
Your most affectionate
and loving Friend
P.S. Remember me to your Mother and Grandfather. I hope they are well.
Newspaper clipping from a classified ad. Text as follows:
Williamsburg, August 19, 1775There are truncated texts around the clipping of other ads.
Run away from the Subscriber, on the 15th Day of August, an Apprentice Lad named Benjamin Davidson, 6 Feet high, about 16 year old, slender and well made, of a clear complexion, has long brown hair, brown eyes, a forthright look, and frank manner. I have reason to believe he is headed Yorktown way. Whoever delivers the said Apprentice to me shall have eight dollars Reward; and I hearby forewarn all persons not to harbour or entertain him.
"Drawn" map showing the path leading from the plantation to Yorktown.
Silver metal mortar bowl.
Wooden grinding pestle.