Table used during President Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]
B. B. French was the commissioner of public buildings in Washington D.C. when he arranged to have this iron table made and he later loaned it to Pres. Abraham Lincoln. The table, made of three iron components—the top, pillar, and stand—produced during the construction of the U. S. Capitol dome, held President Lincoln's Bible and glass of water during his second inauguration.