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Supper given by Hon. William M. Converse to the Rifle Company of Norwich, Captain Chester, and to Rifle Company B, Captain Peale, at the Tontine, New Haven, Connecticut, April 29, 1861

Description

The dinner was given for two military units about to engage in the Civil War.

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Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1861-04-29
Physical Description
1 menu ; 9 1/4 x 6 inches
Dimensions
9 1/4x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss J. Shaw, 4 January 1928.
GUSN
309136
Reference Code
EP001.06.01.033

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
hotels (public accommodations)
restaurants
Material Type
menus
Subjects
United States. History. Civil War, 1861-1865
Places
New Haven (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Places (Buildings)
Tontine Hotel (New Haven, Conn.)

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