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Object Name Album, Autograph
Accession number 714
Catalog Number 714.1
Collection Personal Property
Place of Origin Troy, New York
Description Leatherbound autorgraph book belonging to Charles Marshall Austin. Cover is embossed brown leather with gold Old English lettering. in the first pages are patriotic stickers of a Union soldier and the American flag.

In 1901 a relative glued a dried flower on a page with the inscription, "Ruth, from your father's grave". Ruth was Charles Marshall Austin's daughter.
Caption Charles Marshall Austin's Autograph book, 1858-1859
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Credit line Gift of Bro. Bruce Cameron and his wife Ruth Austin Cameron (daughter of Charles Marshal Austin