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Small metal balancing scale to compare the weights of coins in the British colonies.

James Boone's Money Scale

This money scale owned by Pennsylvanian James Boone was used to compare weights and values of the coins from many different nations circulating throughout the colonies.
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This image shows a black leather pouch attached to a long beige strap with ammunition parts next to it.

American Cartridge Box and Ammunition

Cartridge boxes like this were a common way for most American soldiers carry their ammunition and was worn over the shoulder or around the waist.
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Grayscale engraving of George Washington standing in front of a tent with William Lee sitting on a horse behind him.

Le Général Washington

This 1782 engraving of General George Washington at his field headquarters includes a representation of an enslaved servant of African descent holding the General’s horse.
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This ceramic plate features a royal blue outline along the edge of the plate and a blue-toned portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette at the center.

Lafayette Commemorative Plate

This commemorative British-made plate for the American market features an image of the Marquis de Lafayette at the center based upon a portrait by French painter Antoine Maurin.
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Wooden tensioners and hemp ropes used to erect George Washington's headquarters tent during the Revolutionary War.

Marquee Ropes and Tensioners

These rope fragments, tensioners, and wooden pins were to secure General George Washington’s sleeping and office marquee.
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Side view of powderhorn showing engraving of a fort

Havana Powder Horn

This powder horn, engraved with a walled city, flags, and a crown symbol, commemorates the July 7, 1763, British evacuation of Havana on the island of Cuba, marking the end of the Seven Years' War (1756-1763).
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This rare eyewitness Revolutionary War sketch depicts pen and ink drawings of the Continental Army's North Carolina Brigade and female camp followers marching through Philadelphia in August 1777.

Eyewitness Sketch of the North Carolina Brigade

This eyewitness sketch shows soldiers and camp followers of the Continental Army’s North Carolina Brigade marching through Philadelphia on Aug. 25, 1777.
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This image shows a brass chamber door handle that was used at the Presidents House at 6th and Market in Philadelphia while George Washington lived there.

Chamber Door Handle

This brass and iron chamber door handle was removed from the Market Street house that George Washington occupied in Philadelphia during the Constitutional Convention and as President.
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Three brown wooden tent stakes with one sharp end to dig into the ground and one notched end to hold rope.

Tent Pins

These wooden pins, or stakes, were driven into the ground to hold ropes that kept George Washington’s marquee tents upright.
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A browning aging fragment of linen fabric cut from the inner chamber of George Washington's wartime tent.

Tent Fragment

This linen tent fragment was separated from one of General George Washington’s tents in the 1800s.
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