Snuffbox presented to Clark W. Thompson

Snuffbox presented to Clark W. Thompson

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Sterling silver snuffbox presented to Clark W. Thompson ca. 1863, during his tenure as Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern Superintendency. Made in England ca. 1861. Clark's position as Superintendent of Indian Affairs was highly sought after, because contracts for supplying reservations under treaty agreements provided opportunities profit and graft.

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3D Objects Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul

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