Montgomery Guards Grand Ball invitation, Portland, ca. 1883

Contributed by Maine Irish Heritage Center

Description

The Portland Montgomery Guards held a Grand Ball in Portland on May 24, possibly in 1883. The Montgomery Guards were an all Irish-American volunteer militia.

The text on the invitation reads, "Active The Portland Montgomery Guards cordially invite you to be present at City Hall, Thursday Evening, May 24th, to participate in a Grand Ball to be given by the Company, complimentary to its Honorary Organization. Yours, &c., &c., Com. of Arrangements. Honorary."

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About This Item

  • Title: Montgomery Guards Grand Ball invitation, Portland, ca. 1883
  • Creation Date: circa 1883
  • Subject Date: circa 1883
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper on cloth
  • Dimensions: 8.9 cm x 11.4 cm
  • Collection: Foss MMG Ephemera
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Irish Heritage Center
PO Box 7588, 34 Gray Street, Portland, ME 04112-7588
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