Invitation to the “Reunion of the Free Soilers of 1848” from Samuel Downer
Boston, July 19, 1877
I respectfully invite you to attend a Reunion of the Free Soilers of 1848, at Melville Gardens, on Thursday, the Ninth day of August.
The boat will leave Rowe’s Wharf at 10.30 and 12.15. Return at 4.00, 5.20, and 6.45. Clambake at 1.30.
Please inform me whether we may expect the pleasure of your company.
I have the honor to be
Upon presenting this circular on the boat, you will be entitled to passage to and from Downer’s Landing.