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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.'
Ulysses S. Grant Association
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
1 cartoon ; 11 x 16 in.
Ulysses S. Grant Collection, Series 6, Subseries 2, Box 5, Folder OS11
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