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The ticket price for the first official inaugural ball, which was held in 1809 for James Madison. The menu included brandy punch, wild game, oysters, and terrapin, and dancing went until midnight.

source: usnews.com/articles/news/obama/2008/12/17/inaugural-trivia-answers.html?s_cid=rss:inaugural-trivia-answers.

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