Political, Silver Place Card, Farewell Banquet to GENL. U.S. GRANT, 1879

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Political, Silver Place Card, Farewell Banquet to GENL. U.S. GRANT, 1879

Made by A. Andrews of San Francisco, California; engraved: “Farewell Banquet to/ Genl. U. S. Grant/ Palace Hotel. Oct. 25th, 1879. / T.J. Bergin. Stamped verso, “Sterling / S.F.Cal. / A. Andrews.”

Upon returning from a two-year, post-presidential World Tour, General Ulysses S. Grant was greeted as a returning hero to the United States. Banquets were attended by Grant’s supporters. (T. J. Bergin was a Director and Treasurer of the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad Company).

Item Date: 1879

Measurement: 2.25" x 3.625"

Material: Sterling silver

Item Condition: Very Good

Date Added: April 11, 2022

Date Sold: April 1, 2024

SOLD

SKU 290-78

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