Overall: 2 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm )
handwritten in ink: on obverse of paper: "Seal of Monsignor Robert Seton 1883"
Red wax wafer with circular seal impression, affixed to paper with handwritten inscription on obverse.
This seal impression is associated with Roman Catholic clergyman Robert Seton (1839-1927), brother of New York lawyer and author William Seton (1835-1905). Robert Seton was ordained in 1865 and thereafter served as chaplain to St. Elizabeth's convent near Madison, N.J., and as a pastor in Jersey City.
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