h. 34.88 x w. 33.88 x d. 24.88 in.
(h. 88.6 x
d. 63.2 cm)
U.S. Senate Collection
This mahogany writing table was likely made by James Green, a cabinetmaker from Alexandria, Virginia. In 1837 Green was paid for supplying the U.S. Supreme Court with, among other items, a total of seven Mahogany Wrighting [sic] Tables at $22 each. The writing tables were manufactured for use by the Supreme Court justices.
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
(on unvarnished bottom side of dust board, handwritten in pencil): MB Norris / December No. 13 1836; and (on varnished side of writing board) Campbell