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Catalog Number 1960.079.026
Object Name Invitation
Scope & Content Invitation form letter to a dinner addressed to Major Henry B. Brevoort from the Detroit Fire Department, printed on stationery with a header of an eagle grasping a banner that reads, "e pluribus unum." The note reads:

The Fire Department of the City of Detroit, Respectfully solicit the Company of Maj. H.B. Brevoort at Dinner, near the National Hotel, in celebration of the approaching Anniversary of American Independence, on Monday the 5th inst.

Detroit, July 2, 1847

Committee:
Jno. R. Williams
Zina Pitcher
R.E. Roberts

"Rec. July 4th at 2 PM," has been handwritten at the top of the note.
Date 1847
People Brevoort, Henry Bregaw
Pitcher, Zina
Navarre, Robert I
Williams, John R.
Extent of Description 4.5" x 6.75"
Collection Biographical
Search Terms Detroit Fire Department
Fourth of July