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This small bottle may have once held medicinal or toiletry liquid. The 1.25" high clear glass bottle had a bead finish and a cork closure. It was recovered from the Baker Store in Morris County by Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field school in 1973. They were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The Baker store and nearby house, situated along the Santa Fe trail, were burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts. The owner, A. I. Baker, was murdered during the event.

Date: 1862

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Item Number: 457409
Call Number: 14MO701-756-1 Baker Store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457409

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