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March 4, 1841 was the day William Henry Harrison was inaugurated as the 9th President of the United States. The Whig party held balls in celebration of their victory in the 1840 election and their rise into power.


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"National Ball" invitation

creator   Consider Dickinson (1761-1854)
creator   Colonel John Wilson (1782-1869)
creator   Luke Wright (1801-1878)
creator   George S. Mudge
creator   George Wilson (1822-1859)
creator   Seth Sheldon (1787-1860)
creator   George Clay (1796-1856)
creator   Henry Stebbins (1806-1870)
date   Feb 25, 1841
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   4.75"
height   7.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink with manuscript
item type   Personal Documents/Invitation
accession #   #L04.116

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