[New York]: n.p., 1866. 5 pp. 8vo. Disbound, though stitching present. First edition. Very good, loose stitching, last leaf detached, with small tears along the bottom edge. Sabin 19638. Item #38719
The was the first of at least 22 annual birthday breakfasts run by de Peyster, this one featuring the 100 year old veteran of the Wellington and Napoleonic Wars. The life, death, and age of Captain Frederic Lahrbush has been a topic of speculation and controversy since his (disputed) death in 1877.