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Example #2. Inscription on example #2 reads: "MAY THE 18 AD 1797 JOHN MATHEWSON LYDA MATHEWSON STAY AT HOME AND USE ME WELL."

Example #2 of an inscribed hackle, hatchel, or hetchel. Inscription on example #2 reads: “MAY THE 18 AD 1797 JOHN MATHEWSON LYDA MATHEWSON STAY AT HOME AND USE ME WELL.”