Inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper left: I assure you my friend, that you can / safely vote our ticket, for we have no / connection with the Abolition party, / but our Platform is composed en- / tirely of rails, split by our Candidate. [Horace Greeley]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper left: It's no use old fellow! / you can't pull that wool / over my eyes, for I can / see "the Nigger" peeping / through the rails. ["Young America"]; inscribed, on stone, on paper in Greeley's hand, center: TRIBUNE; inscribed, on stone, on rail, center right: REPUBLICAN PLATFORM.; inscribed, on stone, under figure, lower left margin: Young America.; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1860, by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern Dist.t [t in superscript] of N.Y.; inscribed, on stone, lower center: "THE NIGGER" IN THE WOODPILE. / Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau S.t [t in superscript] N.Y.
HIST 18, Nineteenth Century American Politics, Robert Bonner, Spring 2014
HIST 18, US Political History of the 19th Century, Robert Bonner, Fall 2012
Sherman Adams (1899-1986), Lincoln, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1958.
Conningham (1949): 4464; Gale Research (1983): 4849
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