The old ink blotter measures about 7-7/8'' x 3-15/16''. It appears to be in excellent condition with only light wear and a crease as pictured.
Below here, for reference, is some additional information on N.H. Senator Norris Cotton:
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United States Senator from New Hampshire
In office: November 8, 1954 - December 31, 1974
Preceded by: Robert W. Upton
Succeeded by: Louis C. Wyman
In office: August 8, 1975 - September 18, 1975
Preceded by: Louis C. Wyman
Succeeded by: John A. Durkin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire's 2nd district
In office: January 3, 1947 - November 7, 1954
Preceded by: Sherman Adams
Succeeded by: Perkins Bass
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office: 1943 - 1947
Born: Norris Henry Cotton, May 11, 1900, Warren, Grafton County, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
Died: February 24, 1989 (aged 88), Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
Resting place: School Street Cemetery, Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
Political party: Republican
Spouses: Ruth Isaacs Cotton, Eleanor Coolidge Brown Cotton
Parents: Henry Lang Cotton, Elizabeth (Moses) Cotton
Alma maters: Wesleyan University, The George Washington University
Profession: Lawyer, Politician
Norris H. Cotton (May 11, 1900 - February 24, 1989) was an American Republican politician and a United States Representative as well as United States Senator from the state of New Hampshire.