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Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval, lith., Philada.

Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval, lith., Philada.

 
 
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Print shows William Henry Harrison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in printed frame.
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From series: Portraits of the Presidents.
Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1846, by C.S. Williams, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna.

Born: Feb. 9, 1773 Died: April 4, 1841 Presidential Term: March 4, 1841 - April 4, 1841 Vice President: John Tyler William Henry Harrison, American military officer ​and politician was the ninth President of the United States (1841), the oldest President to be ​elected at the time. Delivering the longest inaugural address in U.S. history, he came down with pneumonia that made his 30-day presidency the shortest in U.S. history. On his 32nd day, he became the first to die in office, serving the shortest tenure in U.S. Presidential history. "All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer." /William Henry Harrison/

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01/01/1846
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Contributors

Duval, Peter S., 1804 or 1805-1886, lithographer
Newsam, Albert, 1809-1864, artist
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Library of Congress
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