The Great Seal of the State of Connecticut has been the coat of arms of the U.S. state of Connecticut since May 1784. It depicts three grapevines and a ribbon below with the Latin motto: Qui Transtulit Sustinet (English: He who transplanted sustains), with SIGILLUM REIPUBLICÆ CONNECTICUTENSIS (English: Seal of the State of Connecticut) in the border.
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State of Connecticut
The Great Seal of the State of Connecticut has been the coat of arms of the U.S. state of Connecticut since May 1784. It depicts three grapevines and a ribbon below with the Latin motto: Qui Transtulit Sustinet (English: He who transplanted sustains), with SIGILLUM REIPUBLICÆ CONNECTICUTENSIS (English: Seal of the State of Connecticut) in the border.
Name: Connecticut Level: 70-ft. Donor: State of Connecticut Dates: 1914/1914 Original material: granite Dimensions: 2' x 4' Sculptor/Carver: not known Original inscription: Connecticut [abbr.] Documented material history: • 1914: “On May 6, 1914 a stone was forwarded to the Washington Monument custodian. It was given to the state by the D.A.R. (Mrs. Mary C. Jenney in charge). William H. Tobin . . . was contracted on July 11, 1914 to insert the stone, for $67.00. A letter from John C. Schofield to the Governor Simeon E. Baldwin of September 17, 1914: stating that the stone had been inserted in position again on July 24, 1914.” [MR] Documented material history of original stone: • 1850s: “Connecticut . . . is represented by a block of native free sand-stone, of a dark red color. . . .” [RW] • 1880 Gedney drawing • 1880: “Connecticut Brownstone . . . Badly disintegrated on surface” [CG] • 1885: “Badly disintegrated on surface” [Sched.]
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