Lot 13: William Henry Harrison
10th August 2016
Ornate invitation to the William Henry Harrison’s Tippecanoe Inauguration Ball, headed, “Tippecanoe, March 4, 1841, Inauguration Ball,” 4.5 x 7.25, requesting “the honor of Mrs. Mason Baker’s Company at Carusi’s Saloon, on Thursday Evening, 4th of March, 1841.” The invitation features a raised floral border and handsome gilt text. In very good to fine condition, with two horizontal folds and a few creases. This was one of three inaugural balls President Harrison attended on the day of his inauguration.
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