1888 USA Iowa City invitation to Grand Opening of Horne’s Millinery

$20.00 CAD

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Small envelope with two-card invitation to the Grand Opening of Horne’s Millinery shop in Iowa City.

Two cards on thick stock inside envelope. First:

You are cordially invited to attend our
Grand Opening of Millinery
Dry Goods and Cloaks
Friday Evening, Sept. 28, 1888
J. W. S. Horne, Iowa City, Iowa.
Don D. Donnan, Printer, Iowa City, Iowa

Second card has wax seal over silk ribbons. On seal “Call and see us.

Mailed to “Misses Ellie and Bessie Pury City”. Postmarked ‘IOWA CITY--- 1888’ on 1 cent Franklin stamp. Note cancellation error: ‘1888’ is upside down!

Cards: 3 ½” x 4 ½”


HORNE, J. W.S. (Father), b. 1849, d. 1898-02-01, Age: 49y, Mrs. Hattie Horne