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This broken bottle sherd was recovered from excavations at the Baker House in Morris County in 1972 at the Kansas State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field school. The bottle likely once held medicine. The cork is still present in the neck, as is part of the lead or foil wrapper that once held the cork in place. The Baker House collection was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The house and nearby store were burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts. The owner, A. I. Baker, was murdered at the same time.

Date: 1862

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Item Number: 457388
Call Number: 14MO701-205-4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457388

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