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Councellor double-fee

Councellor double-fee

Man dressed in legal robe probably judge, sitting at table stacked with legal books & documents, saying, "open to all parties", and holding out to two men who are giving him money. Forms part of : British Carto... More

New York. January 8, [1770]. All the real friends of liberty, and our happy constitution, having with the greatest regret, beheld at several of our late elections the most infamous bribery and corruption with the most brutal debauchery and riot

New York. January 8, [1770]. All the real friends of liberty, and our ...

Imprint 2.; Election by ballot.; On verso: S; Jan 2, 1770. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; ... More

Suffolk, ss. At the Superior Court &c. August 1774. Whereas the Honourable Peter Oliver, Esq Chief Justice of this court, stands charged and impeached of divers high crimes and misdemeanors and more especially with bribery and corruption in his

Suffolk, ss. At the Superior Court &c. August 1774. Whereas the Honour...

Ford 1759.; Evans 13426.; Oliver, Peter.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in S... More

The only booth in the fair - Portland & Co., late Shelburne / I. Boyne invt & exct, London.

The only booth in the fair - Portland & Co., late Shelburne / I. Boyne...

Print shows a country fair amusement with Charles James Fox, on a raised platform, wearing a dunce or liberty cap labeled "Vox Populi" receiving bribes from Lord North, to the right, on the platform, Lord Shelb... More

[Portly man walking with arms outstretched]

[Portly man walking with arms outstretched]

Illustration shows a depiction of the Japanese saying "the person who fills the Great Way," which refers to a person of great virtue who has nothing to hide, although it shows a corrupt man who carries money in... More

Bribery and corruption wherever Huntington appears. (Colotn letters, 18 and 467) ... New York. 1878.

Bribery and corruption wherever Huntington appears. (Colotn letters, 1...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 128, Folder 53b. Copy scanned: 1

The Republican candidate for state treasurer in character. His arrest for attempted bribery of election inspectors. The villainy bushed up. From the Rochester Union of November 1, 1879.

The Republican candidate for state treasurer in character. His arrest ...

On verso: 80. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 128, Folder 56.

Two campaign hustlers from way back, Booze & Boodle

Two campaign hustlers from way back, Booze & Boodle

Anthropomorphized liquor bottle and money bag.

The deadly upas tree of Wall Street / J. Keppler.

The deadly upas tree of Wall Street / J. Keppler.

Print shows a large, old tree at the edge of body of water with Albany, N.Y. on the right, in the background, and the U.S. Capitol on the left, in the background. Hanging from the branches are many coins with "... More

Hush money--or money for the sewer / Frank Beard.

Hush money--or money for the sewer / Frank Beard.

Illustration showing policemen taking bribes. Illus. in: Judge, v. 5, 1884 March 1, pp. 8-9.

"It costs money to fix things" --C.P. Huntington / F. Opper.

"It costs money to fix things" --C.P. Huntington / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a man handing money to a Congressional Page to purchase the legislative services of a Congressman; on the left and in the background, Congressmen are shown sitting in the House or Senate cham... More

The custom-house code of morals under our beautiful tariff system / F. Opper.

The custom-house code of morals under our beautiful tariff system / F....

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with William Dorsheimer seated at center in the "Office of the U.S. District Attorney and Editorial Rooms of the New York Star" where he receives a letter from "Daniel Mann... More

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows a man, possibly Jacob Sharp or one of the aldermen he bribed, holding a carpetbag labeled "Broadway Street Car Boodle", looking up at a street sign pointing in two directions, to the left "To... More

Another "greatest effort of his life" / F. Opper.

Another "greatest effort of his life" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling holding a corkscrew labeled "Investigation", attempting to pull the cork that shows the face of Jacob Sharp, out of a bottle with a label that states "Jacob Sharp's Private In... More

The police version of it / Dalrymple.

The police version of it / Dalrymple.

Print shows a large police officer turning the crank on a large press labeled "Blackmail", squeezing money out of a variety of merchants labeled "Boot Black, Gin Mill Keeper, Dive Keeper, Merchant, Green Goods,... More

Where is the difference? / Dalrymple.

Where is the difference? / Dalrymple.

Print shows a "New York Police" officer accepting money from a woman's hand extending from a window labeled "N.Y. Den" and a man labeled "U.S. Senate" accepting "Stock" from a hand extending from a window label... More

The modern Danaë and the golden rain / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

The modern Danaë and the golden rain / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Richard "Boss" Croker lying on bed "map of New York" and Thomas Collier Platt kneeling alongside and catching coins in pan dropping from cloud "bribery". Copyright by Keppler & Schwarzmann. Illus. in: Puck, v. ... More

The modern Danaë and the golden rain / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

The modern Danaë and the golden rain / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Print shows a man reclining on a "Map of New York" with Thomas C. Platt holding a platter catching gold coins raining down in the form of bribes from above. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 46, no. 1175, (... More

Broadhurst's latest farce, Why Smith left home by George H. Broadhurst, author of What happened to Jones.

Broadhurst's latest farce, Why Smith left home by George H. Broadhurst...

37095 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: If she leaves to-day, you get one hundred dollars. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3925. Forms part of: The... More

The custom house ordeal / Keppler.

The custom house ordeal / Keppler.

Illustration shows a merchant labeled "Dealer in Protected Goods" standing in a customhouse, with a whip which forms the words "Protective Tariff Bought from Congress"; a paper labeled "Bribe" extends from his ... More

The politician and his dupes / Gallaway.

The politician and his dupes / Gallaway.

Illustration shows a politician agreeing with a woman labeled "W.C.T.U." and a man holding a bible, who are standing on the right, behind them are the locked and barricaded doors to a cafe on which is a sign "C... More

A criminal combine not confined to Chicago / Ehrhart.

A criminal combine not confined to Chicago / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows on the left, a theater manager is bribing an inspector during an inspection of fire prevention equipment, the specter of the Grim Reaper hovers above; on the right, a female figure labeled "P... More

No difference / K.

No difference / K.

Illustration shows a police officer labeled "Platt" receiving "Hush Money" at the door of an "Insurance Co." from Richard A. McCurdy, standing in the window of the building are James H. Hyde, Francis Hendricks... More

Money talks / K.

Money talks / K.

Illustration shows William Randolph Hearst sitting with two large, animated, money bags resting on his lap, with arms and legs, and showing two large coins as heads; on the floor next to Hearst is a box labeled... More

Bribe takers both / Keppler.

Bribe takers both / Keppler.

Illustration shows, on the left, a man labeled "Tariff Coddled Manufacturer" voting with one hand and receiving a bribe in the form of "High-Protection Schedule" from a large hand labeled "Rep. Congress" extend... More

The return of Rip Van Winkle / J.S. Pughe.

The return of Rip Van Winkle / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows an elderly man labeled "The Law" with a long beard and holding a broken gun labeled "Fines" peering at a group of bloated criminals standing and sitting on the porch of "The Jolly Grafter's I... More

The thread of life / Keppler.

The thread of life / Keppler.

Illustration shows the mythological figures of fate in the form of a man (representing Lachesis) labeled "Commercial Lawlessness" sitting with a pile of money on his lap, handing money labeled "Bribery" to a ma... More

Jury that found Albert B. Fall guilty of bribery. Members of the District Supreme Court jury who today found Albert B. Fall guilty of bribery in accepting $100,000 from Edward L. Dohency

Jury that found Albert B. Fall guilty of bribery. Members of the Distr...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. On sleeve: Watch Your Credit Line. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at htt... More

The flights at night

The flights at night

Cartoon shows little men, labeled "Foreign officials," running to catch briefcases full of money being dropped by parachutes labeled "Northrop" and "Lockheed Aircraft." In 1976, an investigation revealed that ... More

The flights at night

The flights at night

Cartoon shows little men, labeled "Foreign officials," running to catch briefcases full of money being dropped by parachutes labeled "Northrop" and "Lockheed Aircraft." In 1976, an investigation revealed that ... More

Down in Dixie written by Scott Marble.

Down in Dixie written by Scott Marble.

Caption: Proof against bribery. The honest squire geting his answer ready for the tempter. Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cint'i & New York." N.Y.-No. 7845. Forms part of: Theatrical pos... More

Down in Dixie written by Scott Marble.

Down in Dixie written by Scott Marble.

Caption: Proof against bribery. The honest squire geting his answer ready for the tempter. Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cint'i & New York." N.Y.-No. 7845. Forms part of: Theatrical pos... More