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Purim Balls

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(Griswold, p.519, 1880)


The Ladies' Hebrew Benevolent Society sponsored a grand ball in celebration of the feast Purim four nights after the fund-raising affair of the Wolfe Tone Guards. This was the first of Purim balls which in later years became famous as the city's outstanding social affair of the season.



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