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Grant, in a single horse-drawn carriage, meets a carpet-bagger holding a Post-Office reccomendation. The Carpet-bagger says: 'It's about time you got back, there's been 16,000,000 people wiatin here for you, some's got married, some's gone dead on 'lasses whiskey-John Chinaman, want's to see you, and Spain's goin' to lick us like thunder; Johnny Bull's youngster want to see you about canada: Cuba's cried her eyes out, and the Injuns are raising-whoop out west. I'm the 'Last man' an I'm dead broke, so sign my papers and let me git out of this hole.' Grant replies: 'Don't talk so much, wait 'till I finish this cigar.'

Contributor(s)

Ulysses S. Grant Association

Time Period

1860-1869

Date

1865

Object Type

image

Format (Original)

1 cartoon ; 11 x 16 in.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Digital ID

G_USGc_2010_0010

Source

Ulysses S. Grant Collection, Series 6, Subseries 2, Box 5, Folder OS11

Repository

Ulysses S. Grant Association. Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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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.

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For more information on the contents of this collection, email usgpresidentiallibrary@library.msstate.edu.

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