It is beyond the province of your correspondent to sketch or delineate the toilets of the ladies; suffice it to say there was not wanting any branch of the modiste’s art to represent the taste and fashion of the present day. Dancing commenced at ten o’clock with music by the excellent band of Lewis Eckhart of the city. The refreshments deserve special mention, not only for their abundance, but for the admirable manner in which they were served by Mr. Howe, of N.Y. A new feature was introduced of guests being seated and waiters provided, which obviates much of the inconvenience of gentlemen to do this duty. Everybody on leaving the table was presented with an exquisite bouquet from the conservatory, to carry home as a souvenir of the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Pratt will make their future home at Hillside Park.
This article is thought to have appeared in The New York Times
but the source can neither be confirmed nor denied. We can confirm however, that this romantic piece
will go to the highest bidder in our Signature Summer Auction
on June 11.
Signature Summer Auction