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Inscription: engraved on plaque on front of base: The Merchants of Pearl Street, New York, / TO THE HON. DEWITT CLINTON / Whose claim to the proud Title of "Public Benefactor," / is founded on those magnificent works, / The Northern and Western CANALS.engraved on bottom left corner of plaque: Fletcher & Gardiner Makersengraved on bottom right corner of plaque: Philad[superscript a over "] December 1824Marking: marked on underside of body: [within two concentric circles] FLETCHER & GARDINER.; [in rectangle in center] PHILAmarked twice on underside of base: FLETCHER & / GARDINER. (in banner);PHILA (in rectangle)
De Witt Clinton, Albany, New York, from 1825; Mrs. Abraham H. Baldwin (née Clinton), Albany, until 1906; Mrs. Morris K. (Maria van Antwerp De Witt) Jesup, New York, 1906–1908; New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New York, 1908–1982
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