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    Presidents & Royalty: Assorted Invitations [1860-1901]. 1) 7" x 4 3/4" engraved invitation to Mrs. J. W. Tiemann to attend a ball given by the citizens of New York to the Prince of Wales on October 12, 1860, with transmittal envelope. 2) 7 1/4" x 5 1/2" engraved invitation to a ball given in honor to the Grand Duke Alexis on November 29, 1871 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. 3) 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" engraved ticket & stub to the same event as #2. The Grand Duke Alexis is famous for going on a hunting expedition with Buffalo Bill Cody and George Armstrong Custer. 4) 5 1/2" x 4 1/2" engraved invitation from "The President and Mrs. McKinley" for a reception on January 9, 1901 (with envelope). 5) Similar to #4, but issued for a reception on January 10, 1901 (with envelope). 6) 4 1/2" x 7" hand-written bifolium invitation for a New Year's Reception at the Executive Mansion on January 1, 1901 (with envelope). Selections from the Collection of Tom Charles Huston.

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    May, 2021
    22nd Saturday
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