Artifacts

Creator

R. G. Berford

Files

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Creator Role

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Description

The colored engraved broadside features at its top a portrait of the Whig candidate for President. It is surrounded by seven vignettes and flourishes. The text of the broadside is an essay promoting Clay's qualifications for the Presidency.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1844

Approximate Creation Date

1844

Measurement

12 5/8 X 10 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, at top: THE LIFE AND / PUBLIC SERVICES / OF / HENRY CLAY recto, first line of essay: Foremost among the statesmen of the day, an honour to his country, and the pride of his coun- / trymen, stands HENRY CLAY, the son of Virginia, the Farmer of Kentucky, the Statesman / whom the people delight to honour, and whom they will elect to the chief magistracy of the / nation in 1844. recto, at bottom: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1844 by R.G. Berford, in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States in and for the eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

broadside

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

4047

Digital ID

FVW_04047

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

The Life and Public Services of Henry Clay

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