Overall: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
This grapeshot was cut out of a window casing of the Colonial Kip house, on 35th Street east of Second Avenue in Manhattan. The shot was probably fired on September 14, 1776 by a British frigate during a cannonade that preceded a landing of British troops on the island the next day.
Gift of A.M. Clarke
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.