Minutes, 1888-1889.


Committee on the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as President of the United States. Committee on Entertainment. Minutes, 1888-1889.

Minutes, 1888-1889.

Minutes of the committee preparing the banquet and ball. The committee included many prominent New Yorkers such as Levi P. Morton, Hamilton Fish, Gouverneur Morris, Jr., William K. Vanderbilt, and William Waldorf Astor.

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