4.2. Document #2

Letter from Charles Bonaparte1See Chapter 1. The Revolution to Nicholas Brown, dated February 20, 1849, accepting Brown’s invitation for dinner to celebrate Washington’s Birthday, February 22, 1849.

Ch Bonaparte accepts with pleasure
the Consul of the U.S.’s polite invitation
at dinner at six o’clock on Thursday 22.
anniversary of the birth of

the first in war
the first in peace
the first in the hearts of his countrymen

20 febr. 18492 See footnote 15, Chapter 1. The Revolution, enhanced edition.