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Important East Tennessee decorated Presidential presentation harvest jug. Harvest jug with extruded handle and two opposing spouts with two sine waves around the upper shoulder and an additional closed sine wave at the tip of the jar, resembling a sun motif. The inscription on one side, For President Gen. James A. Garfield of Ohio and the other, For Congress Hon. A. H. Pettibone of Green. Additional inscriptions under each spout with Garfield and Arthur. James A. Garfield (1831-1881) was elected as President in the election of 1880 and Pettibone (1835-1918) was elected as a U.S. Congressman for East Tennessee the same year. This jug likely commemorates the 1880 national election. President Garfields presidency lasted only 200 days (March 4, 1881 September 19, 1881) due to his assassination by gunshot from Charles J. Guiteau. Augustus Herman Pettibone enlisted as a private in the Union Army in 1861 and rose to the rank of Major in the 20th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment. After the war he practiced law in Greenville, Tennessee and served in various other judicial positions for the state of TN. He was elected to Congress in 1880 where he served for six years and subsequently served in the TN House of Representatives for two years. Pettibone died in 1905 in Nashville, TN. 10 1/2_ H. Circa 1880. Condition: Overall excellent condition with handle having a couple of old tight breaks.