National Ballot Box ; 1903 General Election Ballot Box
Wooden box with glass cylinder inset supported by four wood supports. Has a slot in the hinged lid.
From the November 3, 1903 general election for Rio Grande Precinct No. 8, Costilla County, Colorado. Contained 44 ballots and one poll book when donated.
Primary inscription on the lid: NATIONAL BALLOT BOX / PATd / JUNE 17, 1884 / MF'D BY AMOS PETTIBONE / CHICAGO
Secondary inscription hand-carved into the wood on the lid: 2A / 7B / 9C