William Pitt Preble wallet, Great Cranberry Island, 1836

Contributed by Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

William Pitt Preble wallet, Great Cranberry Island, 1836

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Description

This leather, trifold wallet was owned by William Pitt Preble. It has a tongue and strap closure, shows signs of repair and is well worn. The inscription inside the wallet reads: "William P Preble Property Cranberry Isles 1836."

Recovered from the Preble House in the mid-20th century, this is the wallet of young, single, William Pitt Preble (age 25) before he began his family and businesses at the Preble House.

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About This Item

  • Title: William Pitt Preble wallet, Great Cranberry Island, 1836
  • Creation Date: 1836
  • Subject Date: 1836
  • Local Name: Great Cranberry Island
  • Town: Cranberry Isles
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Leather with ink inscription
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 19 cm x 1.25 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
PO Box 12, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
(207) 244-7800
Website

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