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When traveling, men used leather pocketbooks like this one owned by John Burke (1717-1784) to hold money or small personal things. Like many Americans of his time, Major John Burke fought with the English in the French and Indian War (1757-1763), also known as the Seven Years War. This war was the final act in the ongoing struggle between England and France over the ownership of the North American continent.


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date   1734-1784
width   7.0"
height   3.25"
depth   0.5"
process/materials   leather
item type   Personal Items/Clothing - Accessory
accession #   #MR.A.02

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