Pepper Bottle From USS Monitor

This pepper bottle was found in the sediment near the USS Monitor. Starting in 1818 each sailor was allowed to buy two pounds of mustard and one quarter pound of pepper from the purser each year.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0074
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy