New York: The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1948. Very Good. Item #25003
New York: The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1948. First Edition. Signed by President Harry Truman and Cardinal Francis Spellman to front. Large octavo. 8 pp. Illustrated stapled wraps with tied string along spine. Invoice from previous owner's purchase in 1965 laid in at rear.
Program and menu for the society's annual dinner which had been sustained since 1784, accepting pauses in 1847 and 1848 due to the Irish famine. Among the dishes served that day were Grapefruit Erin, Boiled Smoked Loin of Pork Irish Style, and Sherbert Emerald Isle.