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Object Name Ticket
Date September 1867
Title Richmond County Agricultural Society Member's Ticket
Description Admission ticket. Rectangular pink card stock with black printed and handwritten inscription: "Richmond County Agricultural Society. / MEMBER'S No. 4 TICKET / Admit Herman Cropsey / SECOND ANNUAL FAIR, / Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, / September 23d to September 29th, 1867. / HIRAM DIXON, Sec'y. D.L. CLAWSON, Pres't."
(Keywords: New York)
Acquisition From Mrs. Jacob A. Sharrott (Mabel Florence Post Sharrott)
Ownership and History This ticket allowed admittance to the Richmond County Agricultural Fair of 1867. It probably belonged to Harmon B. Cropsey (1833-1909), who held various local positions on Staten Island and was a dealer in grains, hay, and produce. The fair featured agricultural displays and horse races.
Earliest Date 1867
Latest Date 1867
Material Paper
Subjects Fairs
Ephemera
Agricultural exhibits
Lexicon Sub-category Exchange Medium
Associated People Cropsey, Harmon B. (3d)
Catalog Number 36.017.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2015.
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