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HENRY CLAY RETIREMENT INVITATION Scarce printed invitation, 1p. 8vo., an invitation to a ball given at the "Washington Assembly Rooms" on Apr. 12, 1842 honoring Henry Clay "...on the occasion of his retirement from the Councils of the Country...". Signed in type by a number of the "Managers" of the event at bottom. Light offsetting, else very good. Clay's "retirement" would last only seven years before he would again be elected senator.
Estimate $ 150-200

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