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The two retired bar'ls

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A man labeled "Flower" sits on a barrel labeled "For a Presidential Nomination Only," and Samuel J. Tilden sits on a barrel labeled "Plenty of Advice but no Money, S. J. T." They are back to back. Tilden is reading a book labeled "The Fraud of 1876." In the background on the left is the gloomy "New York Democratic Camp" with several dejected-looking men in front of a tent with a sign that reads "We have lost our Bar'l; but we have a Patriot." Across the ravine, on the right, is the jubilant "N. Y. Republican Camp" with several excited men, one holding a sign that states "We have a Bar'l and 2 Patriots." On the ground is a barrel labeled "Davenport" and with a "$." The Democratic ticket went on to win the New York State election in November.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Elections--U.S. states; Municipal officials and employees--U.S. states; Barrels; New York (State); Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Flower, Roswell Pettibone, 1835-1899; Davenport, Ira, 1841-1904

Date: 1885-10-07

Mr. Hill tries it on

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The Governor of New York, David B. Hill, rides backwards on the Democratic donkey labeled "Democracy" running on railroad tracks near a sign that states "Look Out for the Enlightening Express." He is waving papers labeled "Defiance to Mugwumps" at a locomotive labeled "Independents" bearing down on him and driven by a familiar Puck cartoon figure with Carl Schurz standing behind him. To the right of the tracks are an old man dressed as a clown labeled "Sun," looking down at a small elephant lying on the ground, also dressed as a clown, that looks like Benjamin F. Butler. Next to them are William W. Phelps and Whitelaw Reid resting on the fallen Republican elephant that looks like James G. Blaine and is labeled "Ditched Nov. 1884." Caption: The little experiment made by the Blaine Republicans last year will now be repeated by the New York Democrats.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Democratic donkey (Symbolic character); Republican elephant (Symbolic character); Locomotives; Municipal officials and employees--U.S. states; Elections--U.S. states; Railroad bridges; New York (State); Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894

Date: 1885-10-07

Making the most of it

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A man labeled "Hill" holds a large magnifying glass labeled "Democratic Press Magnifier" between a donkey with blinders labeled "N. Y. Democracy" and a tiny shock of hay labeled "Cleveland's Weak Indorsement." The donkey is salivating over the large shock of hay labeled "Cleveland's Indorsement" that it sees through the hand lens.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Democratic donkey (Symbolic character); Magnifying glasses; Municipal officials and employees--U.S. states; Elections--U.S. states; Patronage, Political; New York (State); Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910

Date: 1885-10-14

The rival sandwich-men

Description:

David B. Hill places a cap labeled "Gen'l Jones" on an old man's head and hands him a sword labeled "Baltimore Blade." The old man is wearing a sandwich board that states "Hill and Jones Political Outfitters, Opposition to Monopoly in the Hero Line! - Look at our War Record before purchasing elsewhere! - Try Jones's Baltimore Brand! Jones pays the freight!!! - Don't Forget that Jones is a General, too." Hanging on the right are "Hancock's Uniform" and "Sheridan's Uniform." In the background is another old man wearing a cap labeled "Gen'l Carr" standing outside the office of "Davenport and Carr Political Outfitters." He is wearing a sandwich board that states "Carr's Pat. B. Shirt - Dont deal with Traitors and Rebels! - Patronize the Old Veteran!" Mounted on the board is a bloody shirt. Caption: D. B. Hill "Here, Jones! - be a veteran, can't you? You sail out there, too, and do some hero business for me and yourself!"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865); Veterans; Signs and signboards; Elections--U.S. states; Generals; New York (State); Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Jones, Aquilla, 1836-1888; Carr, Joseph Bradford, 1828-1895

Date: 1885-10-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about the recent New York elections. It was a Democratic tidal wave. He will be returning to New York soon and looks forward to meeting Anna and her friends for dinner.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections--U.S. states; Dinners and dining; Republican Party (N.Y.); Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903

Date: 1887-11-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Eugene Hale

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President Roosevelt confirms there was no basis for the newspaper reports Senator Hale mentioned and hopes to go over tariff policy when they meet next.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Public opinion; Tariff--Government policy; Elections--U.S. states

Date: 1901-10-26

First annual message of Franklin Murphy, Governor of New Jersey, to the legislature--session of 1903

Description:

Governor Murphy's first annual address to the 1903 session of the New Jersey Legislature. Murphy recommends a variety of avenues for legislation for the upcoming session.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Sewerage; Local elections--U.S. states; Voting-machines; County government--Finance; Compound interest; Child labor--Law and legislation--U.S. states; Tuberculosis--Hospitals; Strikes and lockouts--Government policy; Militia; Traffic accidents--Accidents; Governors--Dwellings--U.S. states; Constitutional amendments--U.S. states; Antitrust law; New Jersey; New Jersey--Trenton; New Jersey--Passaic River; New Jersey--Paterson; New Jersey. Office of the Governor; New Jersey. Legislature

Date: 1903

Letter from Vincent Boreing and William O'Connell Bradley to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Kentucky Congressman Vincent Boreing and former Kentucky Governor William O'Connell Bradley write to inform President Roosevelt about the political situation in their state. They believe a Republican victory in the governor's race is assured. Although Col. Belknap has been proposed as the candidate by those who oppose Roosevelt, Boreing and Bradley believe Willson is a stronger candidate with broader support, and Willson is a true Roosevelt friend.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political campaigns; Elections--U.S. states; Kentucky; Republican Party (Ky.); Willson, Augustus Everett, 1846-1931; Belknap, Morris Burke, 1856-1910

Date: 1903-06-28

Telegram from William O’Connell Bradley to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William O' Connell Bradley discusses the Republican loss in Kentucky in a telegram to President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections--U.S. states; Kentucky; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1903-11-04

Letter from Winthrop Chanler to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Winthrop Chanler reports on local elections, wherein his family members were elected to various official seats. Chanler relays his approval for President Roosevelt's published letter regarding the post office matters and chats about the upcoming hunting season.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.; Family; Horses; Hunting; Local elections--U.S. states; Rhode Island--Newport; Democratic Party (U.S.); New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Chanler, William Astor, 1867-1934; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Chanler, Margaret, 1862-; Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915

Date: 1903-11-04

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