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A petitioning, remonstrating, reforming, republican / R.S.

A petitioning, remonstrating, reforming, republican / R.S.

Cartoon shows a "Republican" squatting over an upturned crown, urinating into an upturned bishop's mitre. He supports himself with a staff on which is a liberty cap with the word "liberty" crossed out and "rebe... more

The French Mahomet

The French Mahomet

Print shows a hunchback named La Reveilliere La Paux standing upon the Republican calendar while supporting symbols of France in one hand and containing it with an iron sceptor in the other hand as Count Lazare... more

This plate is respectfully dedicated to all the butchers in the United States by their obt. Sert. Chrr. Wispart. in honour of our Republican Governor Simon Snyder

This plate is respectfully dedicated to all the butchers in the United...

A procession of butchers led by two Negro fiddlers, and featuring a large bull. On the ground before the bull are a cleaver, saw, and other butcher tools. The print is dedicated to Pennsylvania's recently elec... more

Republican anti-caucus ticket. For President John Quincy Adams for Vice-President, some tried and approved patriot ...

Republican anti-caucus ticket. For President John Quincy Adams for Vic...

Electoral ticket for John Quincy Adams, listing 24 Virginia electors. Illus. in: Rare Book Division. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y. city members

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y....

A satire condemning the duplicity and conspiracy of the "Bucktail" faction of New York Democrats in their April 1824 ouster of New York's ex-governor DeWitt Clinton from his post as canal commissioner. The Lib... more

Monumental inscriptions!

Monumental inscriptions!

An account of six military executions ordered by Gen. Jackson in 1815. During the 1828 presidential election, John Quincy Adams' Federalist proponents created a series of "coffin handbills" aimed at Tennessee ... more

The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

A pointed comparison of French and American governments, prompted by events surrounding American efforts in 1836 to force France to honor spoliation claims for American shipping losses suffered during the Napol... more

Price current

Price current

A satire on William M. Price, federal district attorney of New York who fled to Europe after embezzling from the government approximately $72,000. Price followed coconspirator Samuel Swartwout, former collector... more

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Republican Representative from Ohio, 1855-1861; Senator, 1861-1877, 1881-1897; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1877-1881. Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, oval frame design. Source unknown. Forms par... more

[Richard Yates, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[Richard Yates, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

Whig Congressman from Illinois, 1851-1855; Republican Governor of Illinois, 1861-1865; Republican Senator from Illinois, 1865-1871.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

Whig Congressman from Ohio, 1831-1840; Governor of Ohio, 1840-1842; Senator, 1845-1850; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1850-1853; Republican Congressman, 1858-1861. Identified by Owen Blevins 4/2017 based on s... more

See our torn flag still waving

See our torn flag still waving

An illustrated sheet music cover glorifying the nativist cause, produced shortly after the bloody anti-Catholic riots in Kensington, Philadelphia, of May 1844. The song was composed and arranged by James W. Po... more

John Sherman

John Sherman

Drawing is head-and-shoulders portrait of John Sherman (1823-1900), Republican Representative from Ohio, 1855-1861; Senator, 1861-1877, 1881-1897; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1877-1881. The drawing was crea... more

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

A sheet music cover illustrated with an allegorical vignette incorporating the arms of the state of South Carolina. The quickstep was composed by Geo. F. Cole for the Washington Light Infantry and dedicated by ... more

Campaign song.

Campaign song.

Handwritten note across top of songsheet: First sung in the loft over Geirson & Walihaus in warehouse, by eh author, in may 1860. Handwritten note under composer credit: afterward Major General in U. S. Army.

"View of the Iron Mountain"

"View of the Iron Mountain"

Mo. Lithograph by L. Gast & Brother, St. Louis. Illus. in: Annual Review. History of St. Louis, Commercial Statistics, Improvements of the Year, and Account of Leading Manufactories, etc., from the Missouri Rep... more

"View of the Pilot Knob" [Mo.]

"View of the Pilot Knob" [Mo.]

Lithograph by L. Gast & Brother, St. Louis. Illus. in: Annual Review, History of St. Louis, Commercial Statistics, Improvements of the Year, and Account of Leading Manufactories, etc., from the Missouri Republi... more

Jacob Collamer

Jacob Collamer

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Rep. & Senator, Vt.; b. N.Y. 1791; d. Vt. 1865; practiced law Vt. 1813-1833; member State H. of R.; Judge of superior court 1833-1842; Whig in Cong. 1843-49... more

Hon. Jas. Wilson Grimes

Hon. Jas. Wilson Grimes

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: E C. Iowa); Sen. from Iowa- B. in Deering, N.H. Oct. 1816; graduated from Hampton Academy, attended Dartm... more

Hon. Giles Waldo Hotchkiss of N.Y

Hon. Giles Waldo Hotchkiss of N.Y

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. One of the founders of the Republican Party. (A close friend of Lincoln). Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... more

Hon. Preston King of N.Y

Hon. Preston King of N.Y

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Drowned from a Ferry boat in New York Harbor; Nov. 12, 1865; born 1806; died 1865; Established St. Lawrence "Republican" in 1830; appointed P.M. of Ogdensbu... more

Henry S. Lane

Henry S. Lane

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: H.S. Lane 2nd. Indiana; Delegate to the Republican Convention in Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Hand... more

Hon. Israel Washburn

Hon. Israel Washburn

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. M.C. from Maine; Governor of Maine; B. Maine 1813; D. Phila., Pa. 1883; M.C. Maine; Member State H. of R. 1842-1843; elected as Whig & Republican. served fr... more

Hon. Lafayette Sabine Foster of Connecticut

Hon. Lafayette Sabine Foster of Connecticut

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Born 1806; Editor of the "Republican" a Whig newspaper; Mayor of Norwich, Conn.; U.S. Senator; Judge of Supreme Court of Conn.; Pres. Pro-Tem of Senate; Pro... more

Hon. George Briggs of N.Y

Hon. George Briggs of N.Y

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Rep. from N.Y.; b. N.Y. 1805; d. in N.Y. 1869; moved to Vt. 1812; elected State H. of R. 1837; took up Residence in N.Y. 1838; M.C. 1849-53 (Whig); elected ... more

To the friends of freedom. Sir: Herewith you will receive a copy of The Free State Advocate, a campaign paper, published by direction of a committee of the Republican party ... Orders should be addressed. James B. Swain, 138 Nassau Street, New Y

To the friends of freedom. Sir: Herewith you will receive a copy of Th...

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 122, Folder 9.

The grand national fight 2 against 1 fought on the 6th of Nov. 1856 for one hundred thousand dollars

The grand national fight 2 against 1 fought on the 6th of Nov. 1856 fo...

The familiar metaphor of the presidential contest as a boxing match is invoked once again. (For an earlier example see "Set to Between the Champion Old Tip and the Swell Dutchman of Kinderhook," no. 1836-12.) T... more

Hon. Hannibal Hamln: Republican candidate for vice president of the United States

Hon. Hannibal Hamln: Republican candidate for vice president of the Un...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3139

Hon. Wm. Henry Koontz of Pa

Hon. Wm. Henry Koontz of Pa

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hon. Koontz. Delegate to Republican National Convention at Chicago 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photogr... more

Abraham Lincoln / Fabronius ; lith. & published by Edw. Mendel.

Abraham Lincoln / Fabronius ; lith. & published by Edw. Mendel.

An early campaign portrait of Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln. The bust portrait is based on Samuel M. Fassett's October 1859 photograph of the Illinois Republican. Below it is a small allegor... more

Hon. Carl Schurz of Missouri

Hon. Carl Schurz of Missouri

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Gen. Schurz. Delegate to Republican National Convention at Chicago 1860; General U.S. Army. Credit line: ... more

Political chart. Presidential campaign, 1860

Political chart. Presidential campaign, 1860

Campaign broadside presenting portraits and platforms of all candidates as well as portraits of the 15 previous Presidents.

Hon. Henry Winslow Corbett of Oregon

Hon. Henry Winslow Corbett of Oregon

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Sen. Corbett. Delegate to Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy pho... more

Hon. Richard Yates of Ill

Hon. Richard Yates of Ill

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Lincoln Pallbearer; Delegate to Republican Nat. Convention at Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints a... more

Hon. T.M. Pomeroy of N.Y

Hon. T.M. Pomeroy of N.Y

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: T.M. Pomeroy. Delegate to Republican Nat. Convention at Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photogr... more

Our political snake-charmer

Our political snake-charmer

British political cartoon shows Stephen Douglas with snakes labeled with the political positions: Old Line (Whig), American, So. American, Anti-Lecompton, Democrat, and Republican. Stephens says, "You perceive,... more

Hon. Columbus Delano of Ohio

Hon. Columbus Delano of Ohio

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Delegate to Republican National Convention at Chicago 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... more

Hon. Burton Chauncey Cook of Ill

Hon. Burton Chauncey Cook of Ill

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: Hn. Cook Cabe. Delegate to Republican Convention in Chicago in 1860; seconded the nomination of A. Lincoln; nomin... more

Hon. Chas. Pomeroy of Iowa

Hon. Chas. Pomeroy of Iowa

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Fragment found during caption keying is housed in separate sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: torn, illegible. M.C.; Presidential elector on... more

Howard, Hon. Jacob Merritt of Mich. Drew up platform of the first convention ever held by the Republican Party and christened that party in 1854

Howard, Hon. Jacob Merritt of Mich. Drew up platform of the first conv...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 5215, 19, Jacob Merritt Howard. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prin... more

Hon. Wm. Lewis Stoughton of Mich

Hon. Wm. Lewis Stoughton of Mich

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hon. W.L. Stronghton. Delegate to Republican Nat. Convention at Chicago in 1860; appointed by Lincoln U.S... more

Hon. Washington Townsend of Pa

Hon. Washington Townsend of Pa

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hon. Townsend. Delegate to Republican Convention at Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph ... more

"Dick, hold fast, and see the salvation of god." [Massachusetts campaign ticket]

"Dick, hold fast, and see the salvation of god." [Massachusetts campai...

Specimen ballot issued for the 22nd District of Massachusetts (Republican).

Hon. Solomon Newton Pettis of PA

Hon. Solomon Newton Pettis of PA

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Pettis. M.C.; b. Ohio 1827; d. Pa. 1900; began practice law in Pa. 1848; Asso. Justice for the Territory ... more

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicago, May 1860

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicag...

Crowd of mostly women watching Republican convention from upper gallery of a large hall. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 177 (1860 May 19), pp. 312-313.

Hon. Reuben Eaton Fenton of N.Y

Hon. Reuben Eaton Fenton of N.Y

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Ex Senator Ruleen E. Fenton. One of the Founders of the Republican Party. Credit line: Brady-Handy photog... more

Lincoln quick step

Lincoln quick step

Campaign sheet music for the Lincoln candidacy. The cover illustration features an oval bust portrait of Republican nominee Abraham Lincoln, surrounded by vignettes and motifs recalling his early backwoods car... more

Hannibal Hamlin, Republican candidate for Vice-President of the United States E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, 245 Main St. Hartford, Conn. ; Geo. Whiting, 87 Fulton St., N.Y

Hannibal Hamlin, Republican candidate for Vice-President of the United...

Print shows Hannibal Hamlin, half-length portrait, seated. He was Abraham Lincoln's vice-presidential running mate in the 1860 presidential election. Title from item. Exchange; Jacques Schurre; Jan. 24, 1950.

The City of Chicago, Illinois, where the Republican Nominating Convention will meet on May 16, 1860

The City of Chicago, Illinois, where the Republican Nominating Convent...

Bird's-eye view of Chicago, Illinois. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1860 May 12, p. 292.

Honest old Abe on the Stump. Springfield 1858. Honest old Abe on the Stump, at the ratification Meeting of Presidential Nominations. Springfield 1860

Honest old Abe on the Stump. Springfield 1858. Honest old Abe on the S...

A caricature of Abraham Lincoln, probably appearing soon after his nomination as Republican presidential candidate. The artist contrasts Lincoln's modest posture at the Illinois Republican state convention in S... more

Free territory for a free people

Free territory for a free people

A proof, printed on paper, for a small campaign badge or banner for 1860 Republican candidates Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. The badge has interesting similarities to "Lincoln and Hamlin" (no. 1860-10), ... more

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: Sen. Hitchcock. Delegate to Republican National Convention in Chicago 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph c... more

Grand procession of Wide-Awakes at New York on the evening of October 3, 1860.  Republican Wide Awakes in N.Y. - Lincoln-Hamlin Campaign [Printing-House Square (Park Row and Nassau St.)]

Grand procession of Wide-Awakes at New York on the evening of October ...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 4, (1860 October 13), p.648-649. File print in LOT 4406 (1860). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: NY NYC Streets; NY NYC Squares; P... more

[Civil War envelope showing sailor labeled "Victory" holding American flag, with message "The war for the Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor labeled "Victory" holding American ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Alla N. Bates, Republican Office, Springfield, Mass.; bears 3 cent stamp; illegible postmark. Notation on recto: Soldiers letter. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (... more

A cure for Republican lockjaw

A cure for Republican lockjaw

The artist portrays congressional efforts to pass the Crittenden Compromise as an antidote to Republican intransigence on the slavery issue. (For an earlier anti-North satire relating to the compromise, see "Co... more

Meeting of loyal citizens.

Meeting of loyal citizens.

From the Oliver R. Barrett Collection

The great American What is it? chased by Copper-heads

The great American What is it? chased by Copper-heads

An anti-Lincoln satire, showing the Republican incumbent and his supporters menaced by giant "Copperheads" (Peace Democrats). After a speech on May 1, 1863, asserting that the Civil War was being fought to fre... more

The pending conflict

The pending conflict

One of three similar prints published by Oliver Evans Woods, reflecting grave northern fears of British and French interference on behalf of the Confederacy in the Civil War. (See also "The Pending Conflict" an... more

The old Union wagon

The old Union wagon

An ambivalent but essentially pro-Lincoln illustration appearing on a song by John Hogarth Lozier, dedicated to the composer's "Comrades the 37th Indiana Regiment and all who love Our Brave Soldier Boys." Linc... more

Union Republican ticket. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, for President. Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, for Vice-President. [Campaign ticket]

Union Republican ticket. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, for President. ...

Globe surmounted by U. S. flag, and labeled "our country", floating in a body of water.

For President of the United States of America, For the term commencing March 4, 1869. Abraham Lincoln of Illinois.

For President of the United States of America, For the term commencing...

Handwritten at bottom, "This vote was given by me at the electoral college December 7, 1864. A. Hale.

Republican invincibles

Republican invincibles

Political campaign button for 1864 presidential election showing bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln, facing right (possibly Wenderoth & Taylor photo); metal shield with oval window and with pin fastener attached.... more

After a little while

After a little while

A pro-Republican campaign print casting Lincoln as peacemaker, and as the hope for reconciliation between the North and South. The top half of the composition represents the North and the bottom the South. In... more

National Union ticket. For President Abraham Lincoln. For Vice President Andrew Johnson. [Campaign ticket]

National Union ticket. For President Abraham Lincoln. For Vice Preside...

"War poster issued by Board of Publication, 1864"

The Republican court in the days of Lincoln

The Republican court in the days of Lincoln

Description of painting by P.F. Rothermel. Illus. in: Rare Book Collection - Broadside portfolio 127, no. 47. Reference copy may be in Pres. File - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM - INAUGURATION (1864). This record contains u... more

[Massachusetts Union ticket]. Stand by the President!

[Massachusetts Union ticket]. Stand by the President!

The words "Republican Union ticket" printed within a vignette of American flags.

 [California National Union ticket]. Rally round the [flag] boys!

[California National Union ticket]. Rally round the [flag] boys!

California ticket for Lincoln and Johnson. With flag vignette.

Hunter, Hon. Morton Craig of Ind. Presidential elector on the Republican ticket of Lincoln and Hamlin in 1860

Hunter, Hon. Morton Craig of Ind. Presidential elector on the Republic...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: 775; scratched into emulsion: Gen. Hunter, 29342 [crossed out], 116 [crossed out], 773; penciled on emulsion: 3... more

Maxwell, Gen. Geo. R. of Utah (not in uniform)

Maxwell, Gen. Geo. R. of Utah (not in uniform)

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: Gen. Geo. R. Maxwell, 30712, 538 [crossed out], 373. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of... more

Rollins, Hon. Edward Henry, Sen. of N.H. Chairman of N.H. delegation in the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1860

Rollins, Hon. Edward Henry, Sen. of N.H. Chairman of N.H. delegation i...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: D; penciled on emulsion: E.H. Rollins, Inter. Rev. Comm [?], 1061 [crossed out], 2341 [crossed out], 2496, 885 ... more

Columbus Delano, Hon. of Ohio. Delegate to Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1860. Second the nomination of Abraham Lincoln as a candidate for Pres. U.S. State Commissary General of Ohio in 1861

Columbus Delano, Hon. of Ohio. Delegate to Republican National Convent...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 2089, Coumbus Delano, 2342 [crossed out], 884 [crossed out]. Commissioner of Internal Revenue from March ... more

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