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Catalog Number 1955.169.143
Object Name invitation
Scope & Content Invitation to the Sixth Annual Ball of Lafayette Fire Company No. 4 at Firemen's Hall on Thursday, January 5, 1854. The invitation contains the motto, "At danger's call we're prompt to fly, and bravely do, or bravely die." at the top, as well as an illustration of an early fire apparatus, a list of honorary members, and a list of members of the company. The invitation is mounted on another piece of paper, with faint sets of numbers handwritten on the verso in pencil, with the name, "R.S. Stuart."
Date 1854
Extent of Description 4" x 6.5"
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Detroit Fire Department
Lafayette Company No. 4
Balls
Firemen's Hall