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This glass inkwell was recovered from the Baker Store in Morris County by an Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field school in 1973. Inkwells were designed to be stable while filling a pen. This one is a cone or conical ink bottle or inkwell. The Baker Store artifact collection was 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 at that time.

Date: 1862

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Inkwell from the Baker Store, 14MO701 - 1

Item Number: 457481
Call Number: 14MO701-753-1 Store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457481

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