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The Daily Dispatch: November 17, 1863., [Electronic resource], A Grand shoddy wedding in WashingtonJenkins's description of the affair. (search)
A Grand shoddy wedding in Washington — Jenkins's description of the affair. Senator Sprague, of Rhode Island, a millionaire since the war by shoddy contracts, was married in Washington on Thursday night last, to Miss Kate Chase, "the eldest and accomplished" daughter of Secretary Chase, of the Treasury. The Jenkins of the Washington Chronicle gives the following account of the wedding. Shoddy was in all its glory: The invitations to the wedding were as strictly private as it was posdwin, of Gen. Stahel's staff; Capt. Hayes, of Gen. McDowell's staff, and Capt. , Fleet Captain of the Potomac Flotilla. The parties having ranged themselves at the head of the room, the marriage ceremony was performed by Bishop Clark, of Rhode Island, in the chaste, beautiful, and impressive language of the Episcopal faith. Among the five or six hundred guests the intensest silence prevailed, and at the conclusion of the ceremony the parents of the bride stepped forward and saluted her wi