Pocket Compass

Pocket Compass

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This small round pocket compass has a brass case with pull-off cover. The donors, Fielding Pope Meigs, Jr. and his wife, Dorothy Mix Meigs, indicated that it had belonged to one of their ancestors.
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Object Name
pocket compass
overall: 1/2 in x 1 in; 1.27 cm x 2.54 cm
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Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Fielding Pope Meigs, Jr.
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National Museum of American History
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