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This printed and personalized card was presented to student Luella May of South Deerfield, Massachusetts, from her teacher Mary Bryant for excellence in her lessons. The "Reward of Merit" was issued by printers and could then be individualized by the giver to the receiver. Luella May collected several of these from teachers Julia Wilcox and Mary Bryant about the year 1875 in recognition of her diligence as a student.

 

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Reward of Merit to Luella May

creator   Mary Bryant
date   c. 1875
location   South Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   2.25"
width   3.75"
process/materials   printed paper, ink with manuscript
item type   Legal Documents/Certificate
accession #   #L01.057


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