St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrate
Saturday Morning
August 9, 1884
News item:
The Greely Reception at Newburyport.

 NEWBURYPORT, MASS., August 8. - The reception of Lieut. Greely next Thursday includes a parade of the Knights Templar, militia, several posts of the grand Army, civic societies, fire department and school children, which will be reviewed by Lieut. Greely. There will be a band concert in the afternoon, an illumination, flambeau parade and fireworks in the evening.
 
The public buildings have been decorated and four triumphany arches erected. Among those invited are Governor Robinson and staff, Secretaries Chandler and Lincoln, Commanders Schley and Coffin, Lieut. Emory and Greely's surviving comrades. A committee of ladies and gentlemen will meet this afternoon to take steps toward presenting Lieut. Greely with a suitable testimonial.
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