The juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S. government
Date of printing suggested by Shoemaker.
Written and illustrated by John Latrobe. Cf. Semmes, J.E. John H.B. Latrobe and his times, 1917, p. 103.
Illustrations in LC copy are hand colored.
Source: Purchase, Feb. 17, 1994 (DLC #94/31404).
The Juvenile National Calendar, or, a familiar description of the U.S. government. The Juvenile National Calendar is one of just three copies in the world. In poem format, the book describes the different roles of state leaders. Of the president, the book states: "He, Ambassadors sends to the Nations afar; He is chief of the soldiers who fight in the war; He may pardon the convict, of hanging in fear; And he gets Twenty five thousand dollars a year." Written and illustrated by John Latrobe.