Congressional Memorial Resolution Regarding Harrison's Death

Author:
White, John, 1802-1845; Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842; Tyler, John, 1790-1862; Dickins, Asbury, 1780-1861
Date:
1841-06-14
Description:
The Congress resolves to show the respect due Harrison's death by shrouding the chairs of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives in black during the remainder of the session. The Congress also resolves to wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days. They will send a copy of this resolution to Mrs. Harrison., One page is blank.
Subject:
Commemorations, Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841--Death and burial, United States. Congress (27th, 1st session : 1841-1842), [Washington (D.C.)]
Partner:
Indiana Historical Society
Part of:
William Henry Harrison Papers and Documents, 1791-1864
Rights:
Indiana Historical Society
Source:
http://cdm16797.contentdm.oclc.org:80/cdm/ref/collection/dc050/id/2164
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