Photograph of an invitation to the funeral for Henry Mellus, mayor of Los Angeles, 1860. The letter is written mostly in script and there is a line drawing of a Greek pot in the upper left corner. The text of the letter reads as follows: "The funeral of the Hon. Henry Mellus, Mayor of this city, will take place on Friday the 28th instant. The procession will leave his residence for the Parish Church and cemetery at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Your attendance is solicited. Mrs. M. A. Mellus Francis Mellus James H. Lander Los Angeles, Dec. 27, 1860".