Silk menu 1866 christmas dinner national hotel atlanta, georgia

Jul 12, 2020. 10:54 UTC
Silk Menu 1866 Christmas Dinner National Hotel Atlanta, Georgia
Erica
United States of America

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Any idea how much this is worth? Rare item, possibly never seen before. Has local history interest, cool story to go with it, provides a peek into the past, definetely something that only a wealthy person at the time would have possessed. Silk menu 1866 Christmas dinner National Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia. Pratt, Pond & Corey proprietors. It is said that my great grandmother cared for an elderly woman who was not so nice in the early 1900's in New York, whom she murdered with a pillow over the face & stole this menu most likely among other things. Her parents, my great great parents were immigrants who were naturalized there, my great grandmother a young woman can be seen on the census listed as a housekeeper as 1 of only 2 incomes in the home of a large family at the time. She married shortly after & left the state never to return. 6" tall x 4" wide x .5cm deep

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Any idea how much this is worth? Rare item, possibly never seen before. Has local history interest, cool story to go with it, provides a peek into the past, definetely something that only a wealthy person at the time would have possessed. Silk menu 1866 Christmas dinner National Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia. Pratt, Pond & Corey proprietors. It is said that my great grandmother cared for an elderly woman who was not so nice in the early 1900's in New York, whom she murdered with a pillow over the face & stole this menu most likely among other things. Her parents, my great great parents were immigrants who were naturalized there, my great grandmother a young woman can be seen on the census listed as a housekeeper as 1 of only 2 incomes in the home of a large family at the time. She married shortly after & left the state never to return.

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