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Washington: first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen

Washington: first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen

To the Freemen of Rhode-Island! You are invited as Friends of peace to come out on Wednesday, the 20th of April, and cast your votes for the Freemens' Republican ticket of state officers which will be submitted to you ... Come out, therefore, on

To the free and independent voters of Madison County. Fellow-citizen: In offering myself as a candidate for the office of probate justice of the peace ... Your fellow-citizens, George W. Prickett. July 15, 1843. [s. l.]

Washington: first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen

To the citizens of Washington. It is well known to you that events have transpired within the last few days, deeply affecting the peace a d character of our community ... W. Lenox, Pres. Board of Aldermen. J. H. Goddard, Capt. Auxiliary Guard. A

Christian Citizen- Extra. Appeal to the friends of peace in the United States ... Boston, March 1850.

The three white kittens: peace

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window with text "Let us Go Forth in Peace"]

Rules for the Peace Dale reading room. Adopted January 24th, 1857.

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing The Adoration; with text "Peace To Men of Good Will"]

[Design drawing for stained glass window with text "Peace through Jesus Christ Our Lord"]

[Design drawing for stained glass lancet window "The Descent of the Holy City" from the Hand of God to Peace on Earth]

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window with rainbow and Trinity with text "...Depart in Peace..."]

[Design drawing for stained glass window with text "Peace Be Unto You"]

The olive branch. Peace and union. How shall we obtain them? ... [n. p. 186-].

The cost of a rebel peace. Plain words for working-men ... New York. Printed for the Union Executive Congressional committee by John A. Gray & Green [186-?].

Our Peace Commissioners for 1865: Sheridan, Grant, Sherman, Porter, Lincoln, Farragut, and Thomas

Our Peace Commissioners for 1865: Sheridan, Grant, Sherman, Porter, Lincoln, Farragut, and Thomas

Our Peace Commissioners for 1865: Sheridan, Grant, Sherman, Porter, Lincoln, Farragut, and Thomas

Washington's grand entry into New York. Nov. 25th, 1783 / from an original drawing by Alphonse Bigot; Chromo Lith by T. Sinclair, Phila.

What a real patriot thought of the "Peace party" ... [n. p.] T. Sinex, printer, [186-].

An appeal for peace. Sent to Lieut. Gen. Scott.

Henry Richard to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, April 26, 1861 (Sends resolution of London Peace Society)

To the people of Davies County. Frankfort, Ky., Sept. 19, 1861. As your representative, I came to Frankfort with an earnest desire and an honest intention of preserving the peace ... George H. Yeaman.

Peace - burial of Wilkie / Turner ; F.E. Jones.

Gettysburg in peace

A traitor's peace.

The Olive branch. Peace and union. How shall we obtain them?

Proclamation! In view of the present state of affairs in the city, breaches of the peace having occurred, by which the peace and quiet of our citizens is greatly disturbed, I do hereby call upon all peaceably disposed citizens to enroll themselv

"My friends." When in July 1863, the City of New York was under the reign of a mob, when stores were closed ... at such a time when no man felt safe ... then Horatio Seymour the candidate of the McClellan Confederate peace deomcracy for Governor

The two roads to peace! How shall we end the rebellion - shall we coax it, or crush it? ... The Chicago platform .... The Baltimore platform .... Published by the National Union Executive Committee, Astor House, New York. [1864].

President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war. Interview with the President. Mr. Lincoln's view on democratic strategy. [Signed] J. T. Mills. Letter of General Grant. City Point, Va. Aug. 16, 1864.

Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley, Friday, July 15, 1864 (Peace negotiations)

Abraham Lincoln to Whom It May Concern, Monday, July 18, 1864 (Peace proposal)

Is it peace or war? The Chicago Platform.

The two roads to peace! How shall we end the rebellion - Shall we coax it, or crush it ... New York Published by the National Union executive committee. [1864].

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not his man?" / / Th. Nast.

The first of May 1865 or gen[era]l moving day in Richmond, Va. / Kimmel.

Edwin M. Stanton to Ulysses S. Grant, Saturday, February 04, 1865 (Copy of telegram concerning Confederate peace commissioners)

Proclamation of the Governor to the people of Minnesota: The great rebellion has been crushed, and peace, so long prayed for, has at length been vouchsafed by a kind Providence to our bleeding country ... There remains to us the sacred duty of h

Thomas W. Ferry, John F. Driggs, and Ebon C. Ingersoll to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, March 21, 1865 (Telegram concerning terms of peace)

The true peace commissioners.

The last act of the drama of secession

Thanksgiving for victory, peace, and our country saved. A proclamation by Charles Anderson, Governor of the State of Ohio ... I do hereby appoint the last Thursday, being the 30th day of the present month of November, as a day of general thanksg

Entry into Little Rock

The vale of peace / drawn by Miss A.R. Sawyer ; engraved by Geo. E. Perine.

Indian lodge at Medicine Creek, Kansas--scene of the late Indian peace council Council at Medicine Creek lodge with the Kiowa and Comanche Indians / / sketched by J. Howland.

Let us have peace, U.S. Grant

Let us have peace / drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

Raleigh, N. C., Sept. 30, 1871. Hon. H. L. Bond. Judge United States circuit court. Sir: We have the honor in the interest of the peace of the people to North Carolina to address you this note. The fact that a secret, unlawful organization, call

Ulysses S. Grant, the nation's choice, its leader in war, its guardian in peace

Peace insecure - afraid for her life / Th. Nast.

Peace secure - safe and protected / Th. Nast.

The ballot. dedicated to the Centennial celebration of the United States, in honor of the achievements of the people in the pursuits of the arts of peace and human progression for the period of one hundred years, from 1776 to 1876 by S. A. Holme

The dawn of peace. Morning of the surrender of Yorktown / designed & engraved by A. Gilchrist Campbell.

Perfect peace

Peace, but not business / Gillam.

Peace on earth, and good will to men. It is coming, it is coming; and it is almost here. An open letter. To the Irish Americans, greetings ... Stewart Sanderson. Shelby. N. Y. Jan. 2d, 1888.

Peace and good will -- Gen. R.E. Lee

[Wood engraving from drawing by Howard Pyle which illustrated his article, "A Peculiar People," in Harper's New Monthly, Oct. 1889, pp. 776-785. Dunker religion in Pennsylvania: The Kiss of Peace]

[Peace and plenty, England]

[The Arch of Peace, Milan, Italy]

Pizarro and Almagro swearing peace

The Post's page of "if's"

The Post's page of "if's"

Graves of Modoc Indians hanged at Fort Klamath, Oregon, for murder of Genl. Canby and Dr. Thomas of Peace Commission during Modoc War, 1872-73

All Peace Hall drugstore, Chinatown, San Francisco

All Peace Hall drugstore, Chinatown, San Francisco

All Peace Hall drugstore, Chinatown, San Francisco

[Waiting for an opportunity to disturb the peace]

Benjamin Franklin and Richard Oswald discussing the Treaty of Peace Paris

The peace maker / Keppler.

In the path of the privateer / K.

A union in the interest of humanity - civilization - freedom and peace for all time

"War is Hell"- Sherman [but] peace in Cuba under Spanish rule is worse than hell

Exchange of the ratifications of the treaty of peace with Spain, made in the President's office, White House, Secretary of State John Hay signing

Manila, Philippine Islands: More ornamental in peace than useful in war - inside the Spanish Fort Santiago

Bringing peace to the fertile Philippines - some of the 9th Infantry boys at Las Pinas

Damascus (Esh-Sham). Bab El-Salam, Gate of Peace

British Peace of Delegates

Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace, Gettysburg

[Peace and plenty]

Jap[anese] peace delegates

Portuguese Peace Com'n

British Peace of Delegates

H.A. Oliver, Painting Peace Conf.

Appledore Hotel and landing, Isles of Shoals, N.H.

"The Angel of Peace"

Haymarket Square, Portsmouth, N.H.

Boat landing at Oceanic, Isles of Shoals, N.H.

The Nubble, York, ME.

[A Talley-Ho coach in front of the Wentworth Hotel, Portsmouth, N.H.]

[Japanese envoys Kogoro Takhira (seated, left), Jutarō Komura (seated, right) with two staff members and H.W. Dennison, the American advisor to the Japanese delegation, full-length portrait facing front]

[Admiral Togo seated in a tent with government officials, probably during his visit to Tokyo in Oct., 1905]

Lieut. Com. Takeshita and Mr. Sato

[Three Japanese men, possibly journalists, seated on the steps of a gazebo]

[Two Japanese men and one American(?) man, probably journalists, conversing on the veranda of the Wentworth Hotel, Portsmouth, N.H.]

[Baron Kentarō Kaneko, half-length portrait, in uniform, facing front] / R. Maruki, Atarashibashi Kado, ShibaTokio, Japan.

Newspaper correspondents and artists at Portsmouth

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