Invitation addressed Mr William John Ferris and Lady from the Government of New South Wales. It invites the couple to attend an Evening Excursion to enable Parliamentarians to visit Macquarie Light House via Watson's Bay on the 31st. No year is given though it is presumably while he was a member of Parliament between 1898-1901.

Part of a collection of photographs and documents relating to William John Ferris (1855-1917). Ferris was born in Parramatta, he married in 1885 and had one daughter and three sons. From 1883 he was an Alderman of Parramatta Council, being elected Mayor in 1890 and 1896. In July 1898 he was elected to the NSW Legislative Assembly as the member for Parramatta, he lost his seat in June 1901.

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Medium sized, formal invitation.

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