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A Grand Slave Hunt or Trial of Speed for the Presidency... [cartoon]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07432 Author/Creator: Place Written: [New York] Type: Print Date: 1854-6[?] Pagination: 1 print 35.2 x 54.5 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07432 Author/Creator: Place Written: [New York] Type: Print Date: 1854-6[?] Pagination: 1 print 35.2 x 54.5 cm

Summary of Content: Lithograph cartoon. Rest of title: "...between the celebrated Nags Black Dan [Webster], Lewis Cass and [Robert Y.] Hayne." Lithograph cartoon depicting the U.S. Capitol in background and Millard Fillmore carrying a copy of Fugitive Slave Bill.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Fugitive Slave ActRunaway SlaveSlaveryAfrican American HistoryJournalismPoliticsHumor and SatirePresidentCongressElectionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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