Your Presence Is Requested

Wedding invitation:

Carrie Belle Alliton

George H. Ackerson

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Alliton request your presence at the marriage of their daughter

Carrie Belle
George H. Ackerson

Thursday evening, October twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninty-nine, at half past six o-clock.

New Haven, Michican

Found in "A Study of Ethical Principles" by James Seth. Published by Scribners, 1905.

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  1. an invitation, still as beautiful today as it was in 1899 - just makes my heart smile-

  2. According to it looks like Carrie and George were married for 56 years when she passed away in 1955. He lived until 1967. What a nice long marriage that was!