Mayors Office Fredg. Novr 8th 1824
The pleasing task has devolved on me of communicating to you the wishes of a joint committee of the common hall and citizens of this place that you would honour them with your presence at a dinner to be given to Genl. Lafayette on his return to Washington—I may truly add that, to none would your company be more pleasing than Yr. respectful Humbe. Servt
Chairmn of the Committee of Arrangements
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.