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Catalog Number 1965.283.020
Object Name Invitation
Scope & Content Half folded invitation and envelope from the Detroit Light Guard to a Governor's Levee and Military Soirée, held February 12, 1885 at the Princess Rink in honor of Governor Russell A. Alger. The front features a blue lithograph of a uniformed soldier standing beside the text, printed as though on a large seal, and an image of soldiers drilling at camp above. The interior lists the honorary guests, the honorary committee, the reception committee, the floor committee, and the general committee of management. The envelope has "Gov. R.A. Alger," handwritten on the front, and the seat of the Detroit Light Guard on the flap.
Date 1885
People Alger, Russel Alexander Sr.
Extent of Description Invitation: 6.5" x 9"
Envelope: 6.5" x 4.625"
Collection Biographical
Search Terms Governors
Detroit Light Guard
Princess Rink
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