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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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12 5/8 X 10 3/8 inches
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ink on paper
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.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Presidents--Election
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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