|Object Name||Scale, Balance|
|Credit line||Gift of Miss Elizabeth S. Gawthrop|
|Year Range from||1770|
|Year Range to||1830|
Rectangular wooden case with a hinged lid, hook and eye closure, and three interior compartments lined with green wool. The case contains a set of small scales for weighing gold and a single weight . The lid has a piece of paper listing the value of foreign coins affixed to the inside.
|Dimensions||W-3 L-6 inches|
|Owned||William George Jones (?)|
|Used||William George Jones (?)|
|Provenance||The donor thinks that these scales may have belonged to her great-grandfather, William George Jones (1783-1873) of Wilmington.|
Weights & measures
Jones, William G.
Weights and Measures
William George Jones
|Place of Origin||U.S.A.|