Harrison Inauguration Ball invitation   Save
William Henry Harrison Presidential Collection
Description: Inauguration Ball invitation requesting Miss Mary Johnson's presence at the ball for newly-elected president William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841. The embossed invitation reads "Tippencanoe Inauguration Ball. March 4, 1841. The Managers request the honor of Miss Mary Johnson's Company at Carver's Saloon, on Thursday Evening, 4th of March, 1841." Harrison died of pneumonia one month after the date of the ball, becoming the first president to die while in office. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06228
Subjects: Presidents--Inauguration--United States; Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
Places: William Henry Harrison Presidential Collection