UNVEILING OF STATUE OF GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS (OFFICE CLOSING)
November 17, 1879
Dear Sir: I am directed by the President to say that the several Departments of the Government will be closed on Wednesday, the 19th instant, to enable the employees to participate in the ceremonies attending the unveiling of the statue of the late General George H. Thomas.
Very truly yours,
W.K. ROGERS, Private Secretary