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The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

La folie des deux partis, où vue politique de l'etat et de la nation Anglaise, avec les senateurs en personnes

Englisch printet

List of General Assembly Members

Samuel Sitgreaves, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

[Samuel Morris, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

[Jonathan Dayton, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

Joseph Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

John Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Robert Goodloe Harper, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

[David Holmes, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

[Samuel Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

Matthew Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

[Jonathan Brace, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

Mahlon Dickerson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

[John Dennis, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

Thomas Jefferson to Tennessee Legislators, February 23, 1803

U.S. Reports: Commonwealth v. Baynton, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 282 (1803)

[Thomas Lowndes, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

John S. Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Samuel Thatcher, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Thomas Dwight, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

[George Michael Bedinger, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

Hugh Nelson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

George Poindexter, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Henry Clay / Childs & Inman Lith.

Letter from Jonathan Jennings to Ann Jennings Mitchell

To the Senators and Representatives of the United States of America. Legislators! It is much easier to prevent an injury than to correct it! The eyes of the world are upon you. Every word that escapes you has in it the seeds of life or death ...

Henry Clay, late Speaker of the United States House of Representatives; the advocate of South American independence / painted by Charles King ; engraved by Peter Maverick, New York.

Col. Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky / Hoffay ; A.A. Hoffay, pinxt. & lithog. ; printed by Dorival.

Eli Moore, representative from New York Chs. Fenderich del

Thomas H. Benton, senator from Missouri Chs. Fenderich del

James K. Polk. Speaker of the House of Representatives, U.S. from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philadelphia

W.C. Rives, senator from Virginia from life & on stone by Chs. Fenderich, Washington City ; printed by P.S. Duval lith. Philada

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington City ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lithr., Philada.

A. Mouton. Senator from Louisiana / from life on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philada.

Henry A. Wise, representative from Virginia from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich ; P.S. Duval's Lith. Press, Phila

Robert Carter Nicholas, senator from Louisiana from life on stone by Chas. Fenderich

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Hon. Abbott Laurence, representative in Congress from Massachusetts, January 1840 Chs. Fenderich 1842

Henry Clay / painted by J.W. Dodge 1843 ; engd. on steel by H.S. Sadd, N.Y.

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, slightly to the left]

Hamilton Fish, ... of New York Chs. Fenderich 1844

Hen. A. Muhlenberg / drawn from life & on stone by A.C. Smith.

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Henry Clay, born, 12th April 1777 in Virginia from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1844

Mike Walsh. The people's champion and leader of the yound or progressive democracy, nominated by the Democratic Party in Tammany Hall and elected to the New York legislature in Nov. 1846 / J. Penniman, 1847 ; lith. of G. Snyder 122 Fulton St. N.Y.

John C. Calhoun's speech to the United States Senate against the Compromise of 1850, 4 March 1850

[John Griffin Carlisle, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Chamber of Representatives (Washington) / C.R., DEL, John Poppel, SC.

[James Cameron Allen, Democrat congressman from Illinois, full-length portrait, standing, facing front]

Henry Clay / engraved by J. Sartain from original drawings and daguerreotypes.

Scene in the House of Representatives - Contest for the election of speaker

Congressional row, in the U. S. House of Representatives, midnight of Friday, February 5th, 1858

Abraham Lincoln, [November] 1858 (Illinois Popular Votes for Congressmen, State Treasurer and Legislators)

United States Senate / M. B. Brady.

Brady's political photography

Gen. Mitchell, Oregon

[Benjamin Harrison or a senator named C. D.]

House of Representatives, XXXVI Congress, U.S., 1860 / M. B. Brady.

Beauties of the franking priviledge / F.B.

[Henry Laurens Dawes, senator of Mass., three-quarters length portrait, seated, facing right]

Mistress Columbia, who has been taking a nap, suddenly wakes up and calls her noisy scholars to order / J.M.L.

Key to House of Representatives, XXXVI Congress, U.S., 1860

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

House of Representatives, thirty-eighth Congress - 1864-'65

John W. Forney to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, September 01, 1864 (Arrest of Maryland legislators)

[Representative Joseph G. Cannon]

No accommodations!

Brig. Gen. Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer, USA / Brady, Washington, D.C.

Key to Powell & Co's. photographs of Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin and the Senators and Representatives who voted "aye" on the resolution ... to amend the constitution of the United States so as to prohibit slavery Passed in Senate, April 8, 1864. Passed in House of Representatives, Jan. 31, 1865.

[Brig. Gen. Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer, USA, head-and-shoulders portrait, in uniform]

Hon. Norman B. Judd, Representative from Illinois / Engd. by G.E. Perine.

The ladies' gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. The gentlemen's gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. / / Bgms [or Brgms], from a sketch by E. Jump.

Impeachment - Thaddeus Stevens and John A. Bingham before the Senate / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.

Troubles of member of Congress

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lusty moor hath leap'd into my seat : the thought whereof doth like a poisonous mineral gnaw my inwards." -- Othello / Th. Nast.

[James Blaine with "As speaker" and "R.R. jobs" letters sticking out of his back pocket and reaching for "the Mulligan letters" over "Blaine's record" hat]

[Robert Charles Winthrop, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Washington, D.C.--the inauguration--scene in the Senate chamber at the Capitol--swearing in the vice-president / from a sketch by James E. Taylor.

Wash., D.C., 1874. House of Representatives, U. S., 43rd Congress. Taken on the east portice, House wing of Capitol, February 20

A new thump of the gavel A scene in the House of Representatives ; The various "little games" illustrated ; Columbia enters the pandemonium and attempts to restore order ; Something for Americans and their representatives to study over / / J.A. Wales.

[Charles H. Adams, Republican Congressman from New York, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / Brady & Handy Photo, Washington, D.C.

[William B. Anderson, Independent Congressman from Illinois, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left] / Brady & Handy photograph, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Reports: Town of Venice v. Murdock, 92 U.S. 494 (1876)

Grant's last outrage in Louisiana / J. Keppler.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Reese et al., 92 U.S. 214 (1876)

That salary grab--"You took it"

U.S. Reports: Stone v. Wisconsin, 94 U.S. 181 (1877)

Yours truly, W.A. Wheeler

South Carolina--The November election--The dead-lock in the state legislature at Columbia / from sketches by Harry Ogden.

U.S. Reports: Town of East Lincoln v. Davenport, 94 U.S. 801 (1877)

[Jonathan Chace, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

U.S. Reports: County of Callaway v. Foster, 93 U.S. 567 (1876)

[William Aldrich, Republican Congressman from Illinois, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / Brady.

Signor Pefferewski

A state divided against itself

The passing of Bourke Cockran

The passing of Bourke Cockran