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Henry Clay / Childs & Inman Lith.

Henry Clay / Childs & Inman Lith.

Print shows Henry Clay, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. Title from item. Stamped on back: Briggs Coll. A. 41499.

Our country . . . home industry

Our country . . . home industry

An anti-Jackson broadside issued during the 1824 presidential election campaign. The text strongly criticizes Jackson's anti-tariff platform and condemns him and William Coleman as advocates of British interes... More

Henry Clay's appointment as secretary of state, 7 March 1825

Henry Clay's appointment as secretary of state, 7 March 1825

Reproduction number: A23 (color slide) In the presidential campaign of 1824 the candidates were John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Henry Clay (1777-1852), William Harris Crawford (1772-1834), and Andrew Jackson (17... More

.00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it

.00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it

A satire on dissension and political intrigue within Andrew Jackson's administration, surrounding the Spring 1831 resignations of several members of his Cabinet. In the center Jackson sits in a collapsing chair... More

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of bank and Clay rats; ...

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of ...

A rare pro-Jackson satire on the President's campaign to destroy the political power and influence of the Bank of the United States. It was probably issued late in the presidential campaign of 1832, after Jacks... More

Henry Clay lithog. & published by Endicott & Swett, N. York ; from the original picture by W.J. Hubard

Henry Clay lithog. & published by Endicott & Swett, N. York ; from the...

Print showing Henry Clay, half-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front. Title from item. Inscribed in ink: Deposited June 27th 1832. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1832 by Endicott &... More

Troubled treasures. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Troubled treasures. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A crudely drawn anti-Jackson satire, applauding Henry Clay's orchestration of Congressional resistance to the President's plan to withdraw Treasury funds from the Bank of the United States. The print also attac... More

The downfall of Mother Bank

The downfall of Mother Bank

A pro-Jackson satire applauding the President's September 1833 order for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The combined opposition to this move from Bank president Nicholas Bid... More

The political barbecue. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The political barbecue. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Andrew Jackson is roasted over the fires of "Public Opinion" by the figure of Justice in a cartoon relating to the controversy surrounding Jackson's removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United State... More

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of the farms, to another storehouse; and giving Uncle Sam his, reasons for so doing

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of t...

The artist supports Andrew Jackson's decision to withdraw federal funds from the Bank of the United States and distribute them among various state banks. Henry Clay and Bank president Nicholas Biddle's efforts... More

Set to between Old Hickory and Bully Nick

Set to between Old Hickory and Bully Nick

Satire on the public conflict between Andrew Jackson and Nicholas Biddle over the future of the Bank of the United States, and the former's campaign to destroy it. The print is sympathetic to Jackson, portrayi... More

General Jackson slaying the many headed monster

General Jackson slaying the many headed monster

A satire on Andrew Jackson's campaign to destroy the Bank of the United States and its support among state banks. Jackson, Martin Van Buren, and Jack Downing struggle against a snake with heads representing the... More

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

A satire on the presidential contest of 1836, using the metaphor of a billiards game between Whig candidate William Henry Harrison (left) and Democrat Martin Van Buren. The artist is clearly on the side of Harr... More

Illustrations of the adventures of the renowned Don Quixote & his doughty squire Sancho Panza

Illustrations of the adventures of the renowned Don Quixote & his doug...

A burlesque history of the Jackson administration, with particular reference to his campaign to destroy the Bank of the United States. The narrative, in a series of twelve episodes, is based on Cervantes's "Don... More

Scene in Washington. In which the Presidental candidate of all the decency or respectable Webb "Whig" Party . . .

Scene in Washington. In which the Presidental candidate of all the dec...

Whig senator Henry Clay is attacked here on several fronts. The artist alludes to his reputation for gambling, his widely publicized outburst in the House of Representatives in February 1838, and his alleged un... More

Going up Salt River

Going up Salt River

Political cartoons friendly to Van Buren were the rare exception during the 1840 campaign. Here the artist parodies the exploitation by Whig politicians of populist candidate William Henry Harrison. Martin Van ... More

This is the house that Jack built

This is the house that Jack built

The Van Buren administration's record, particularly with regard to the handling of public finances, is condemned as corrupt and a perpetuation of unpopular Jacksonian policies. The artist echoes perennial Whig ... More

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced  hands coming to her rescue

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced hands coming to her res...

The artist forecasts a Whig electoral victory and dramatizes the politically ruinous effects of Van Buren's fiscal policy and his alignment with Loco Foco forces in New York. Whig candidate William Henry Harri... More

The new era Whig trap sprung

The new era Whig trap sprung

Democratic efforts to reelect Martin Van Buren are portrayed as hopeless in the face of broad popular support for Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. Here one of Harrison's campaign emblems, a log cabin, is ... More

Cutting down the hickory tree and disturbing the crow's nest

Cutting down the hickory tree and disturbing the crow's nest

Figurative portrayal of Whig opposition to the independent treasury or subtreasury system conceived by Jackson and implemented by Van Buren and the Democrats. In a large tree is a nest labeled "Sub Treasury" i... More

A political movement. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A political movement. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The artist forecasts with obvious relish the ouster of Van Buren and his cronies from office by William Henry Harrison. Van Buren is shown leaving Washington in a large cart drawn by supporters (left to right) ... More

The political dancing Jack: a holiday fift for sucking Whigs!!

The political dancing Jack: a holiday fift for sucking Whigs!!

A rare anti-Whig satire, giving a cynical view of the party's image-building and manipulation of candidate William Henry Harrison. Two influential Whigs, Senator Henry Clay (left) and Congressman Henry A. Wise,... More

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, sitting with legs crossed, facing front, with right arm resting on a table, and holding papers in lap with left hand. Title from item. Entered according to Act of... More

The fox chace. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The fox chace. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The artist's portrayal of Harrison's rout of Van Buren reflects strong Whig confidence late in the presidential campaign of 1840. Van Buren is shown as a fox, with a bird (an albatross?) labeled "Treasury" aro... More

American sympathy and Irish backguardism

American sympathy and Irish backguardism

A critical look at Irish Repeal movement leader Daniel O'Connell's condemnation of slavery in the United States. Clay portrays O'Connell's agitation against slavery as an affront to American friends of repeal, ... More

The mountain in labor

The mountain in labor

The artist employs Aesop's fable about the mountain which was said to be in labor, its dreadful groans attracting expectant crowds only to be disappointed when it issued forth a small mouse. Here the mountain i... More

Henry Clay / painted by J.W. Dodge 1843 ; engd. on steel by H.S. Sadd, N.Y.

Henry Clay / painted by J.W. Dodge 1843 ; engd. on steel by H.S. Sadd,...

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, sitting under tree, facing front, with dog at his feet. Includes facsimile signature and a remarque with view of Ashland, home of Henry Clay. Title from item. Ent... More

The great American steeple chase for 1844

The great American steeple chase for 1844

An imaginative and elaborate parody on the upcoming 1844 presidential campaign. The artist favors Whig nominee-apparent Henry Clay and is highly critical of incumbent John Tyler. The "chase" for the presidency ... More

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, left hand resting on table; a globe and two books are on the floor in lower left corner. Title from ite... More

A peep at the future

A peep at the future

A Whig fantasy on the supposed outcome of the 1844 election. Here Henry Clay and Theodore Frelinghuysen occupy the White House. They watch from a window as John Tyler plays a hand organ and leads a group of mi... More

Treeing coons

Treeing coons

One of the few satires sympathetic to the Democrats to appear during the 1844 presidential contest. Democratic presidential nominee James Polk is portrayed as a buckskinned hunter who has treed "coons" Henry Cl... More

H. Clay, Head and Shoulders Portrait

H. Clay, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Another campaign portrait of Whig presidential candidate Henry Clay. In an oval frame, surrounded by an ornate floral wreath, is a bust-length portrait of Clay. Two books and a quill pen are visible over his sh... More

Henry Clay, born, 12th April 1777 in Virginia from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1844

Henry Clay, born, 12th April 1777 in Virginia from life on stone by Ch...

Print shows Henry Clay, half-length portrait, facing left; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed on stone. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Stamped on verso: L.C. Divisio... More

Uncle Sam and his servants

Uncle Sam and his servants

An anti-Tyler satire, lampooning the incumbent's efforts to secure a second term against challengers Henry Clay and James Polk. With his shoulder to the door Tyler bars the entry of (left to right) John C. Cal... More

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

A comic scene anticipating a Whig victory in the upcoming presidential election. The date is 1845, after an election supposedly decided on the Texas question, the tariff issue, and Democratic identification wi... More

Anti annexation procession. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Anti annexation procession. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A cynical look at the opposition to American annexation of Texas during the 1844 campaign. At the head of a motley procession is Whig candidate and professed anti-annexationist Henry Clay, riding a raccoon (wh... More

Henry Clay Gallery of national portraits painted by W.J. Hubard ; Endicott's Lith. N.Y

Henry Clay Gallery of national portraits painted by W.J. Hubard ; Endi...

Print showing Henry Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Includes a facsimile signature: H. Clay. 480 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Inscribed in ink: Deposited in the Clerk's Office for th... More

[Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left, facing front, seated, holding cane, tall hat on table with tablecloth]

[Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left...

Republican Senator from Kentucky, 1806-1807, 1810-1811; Congressman, 1811-1814, 1815-1821, 1823-1825; U.S. Secretary of State, 1825-1829; Whig Senator, 1831-1842, 1849-1852; Democratic Republican candidate for ... More

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

Another commentary on the Texas question (see "Texas Coming In," no. 1844-28), illustrating Democratic campaign strategy as advanced by Andrew Jackson. The idea of the annexation of Texas, repudiated by many of... More

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Whig campaign song, "The American Marseillaise," composed by Benjamin Cahill to mark the July 4, 1844, Boston Clay rally. In keeping with the title and the occasion of the... More

The people's welfare my reward

The people's welfare my reward

Another Whig campaign badge, featuring a bust-length portrait of presidential candidate Henry Clay, with books, drapery, and the base of a column in the background. Above Clay's portrait is the motto: "The Peop... More

Fight between the Kentucky coon & the Tennessee alligator

Fight between the Kentucky coon & the Tennessee alligator

A woodland fantasy satirizing the prominent figures of the 1844 election campaign. The artist again favors Whig candidate Henry Clay, the "Kentucky Coon," who is shown overwhelming Democrat James K. Polk, the ... More

The two bridges

The two bridges

As in "Texas Coming In" (no. 1844-28), a bridge over Salt River is the central motif, making the difference between the Whigs' successful crossing to the "Presidential Chair" and the disastrous route taken by t... More

The honest statesman, his country's steadfast friend. Harry of the West

The honest statesman, his country's steadfast friend. Harry of the Wes...

Campaign badge produced for the Whig National Convention held at Baltimore in May 1844. A bust-length portrait of Whig candidate Henry Clay appears in an oval, against a backdrop of American flags. The oval is... More

Henry Clay Copied from a daguerreotype portrait by Anthony, Edwards & Co. taken April 1844 / / on stone by F. Davignon ; lith. of Endicott.

Henry Clay Copied from a daguerreotype portrait by Anthony, Edwards & ...

Print showing Henry Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in medallion and wreath. Title from item. Inscribed in ink: Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the Southern District of New York Oc... More

[Clay-Frelinghuysen campaign badge]

[Clay-Frelinghuysen campaign badge]

An earlier state or proof of number 1844-6, this impression is printed on silk and lacks the "Hoboken Clay Club" overprinting. (The scrolls are left blank.) Entered . . . 1844 . . . Southern District of New-Yor... More

Texas coming in. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Texas coming in. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A pro-Democrat cartoon forecasting the collapse of Whig opposition to the annexation of Texas. James K. Polk, the expansionist candidate, stands at right near a bridge spanning "Salt River." He holds an America... More

Tyrants prostrate liberty triumphant

Tyrants prostrate liberty triumphant

A polemic applauding Democratic support of the Dorrite cause in Rhode Island. (See also "Trouble in the Spartan Ranks," and "The Great Political Car and Last Load of Patriots," nos. 1843-6 and 1845-5). In the ... More

Sold for want of use

Sold for want of use

Bucholzer again uses animal characterizations to poke fun at the respective faults of prominent Democrats in the 1844 presidential race. In an interior, Whig nominee Henry Clay conducts a livestock auction, off... More

Not a drum was heard nor a funeral note . . .

Not a drum was heard nor a funeral note . . .

The erosion of Democratic support for presidential hopeful Martin Van Buren is portrayed as the funeral of "the Kinderhook fox." The print was deposited for copyright on May 22, 1844, one week before the Democr... More

The hunter of Kentucky

The hunter of Kentucky

Henry Clay is the hunter, and various Democrats his quarry. Clay wears a fringed buckskin outfit and coonskin cap reminiscent of Davy Crockett and the Western characters of the contemporary stage, such as Nimro... More

Virtuous Harry, or set a thief to catch a thief!

Virtuous Harry, or set a thief to catch a thief!

A satire on the Whig party's anti-annexation platform. The question of whether or not to annex Texas was a large issue separating candidates in the 1844 campaign. Annexation's serious implications for the futur... More

Political cock fighters. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Political cock fighters. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A figurative portrayal of the 1844 presidential contest as a cock-fight, in which Whig candidate Henry Clay prevails. Clay and Democratic opponent Polk battle in a pit or ring as several prominent political fi... More

Matty taking his second bath in Salt River

Matty taking his second bath in Salt River

A satire published before the Democratic convention, predicting would-be presidential nominee Martin Van Buren's second "bath in Salt River" (the first one being his unsuccessful bid for reelection in 1840). O... More

Weighed & found wanting, or the effects of a summer's ramble

Weighed & found wanting, or the effects of a summer's ramble

Possibly by Henry Dacre. Printed & published by H.R. Robinson, no. 52 Cortlandt St. N.Y. Signed in plate: HD. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Lib... More

Clay Frelinghuysen Markle Stewart

Clay Frelinghuysen Markle Stewart

Print shows a Whig campaign banner composed of a pattern of alternating red and white stripes reminiscent of the American flag. On each of the four white stripes appears the name of a Whig candidate for the 184... More

Cleansing the Augean stable

Cleansing the Augean stable

A pro-Whig satire, envisioning the cleansing of the "Augean Stable" of government corruption by presidential candidate Henry Clay and other Whigs. The title derives from one of the twelve mythical labors of Her... More

Henry Clay, head-and-shoulders length studio portrait, seated, facing front

Henry Clay, head-and-shoulders length studio portrait, seated, facing ...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on mount: Portrait of Henry Clay. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844.  Or the effects of Cassius M. Clay's  political tour to western N. York

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844. Or the effects of C...

A cartoon on the defeat of Whig Henry Clay in the 1844 presidential election, ascribing his loss of the state of New York to his cousin Cassius M. Clay's campaign tour on his behalf. Oddly, though given promine... More

One of the young bo-hoys in exstacies before the coons of 1844

One of the young bo-hoys in exstacies before the coons of 1844

A satire, puzzling in its precise meaning, on the ascendance of the radical wing of the Whig party in New York's gubernatorial election of 1846. Influential radical journalist Horace Greeley dances a jig to th... More

Mr. Clay taking a new view of the Texas question

Mr. Clay taking a new view of the Texas question

Illustration shows Henry Clay, dressed in doublet and breast plate with a brace of pistols at his waist, holding a carving knife and fork, at an open door in which a tiny "Mexican" cowers on a shelf. Below the ... More

Political game of brag. Shew of hands

Political game of brag. Shew of hands

The artist resorts to the familiar metaphor of a card game for the presidential stakes in his rendition of the 1848 contest. The major contenders play a game of "brag" (an early form of poker). Around the tabl... More

The assassination of the Sage of Ashland

The assassination of the Sage of Ashland

The artist conveys some of the profound disappointment and anger among Henry Clay's many supporters at the nomination of Zachary Taylor at the June 1848 Whig convention in Philadelphia. The convention's act was... More

The available party trying to get their villany endorsed by the every man they have assasinated

The available party trying to get their villany endorsed by the every ...

Again partisan bitterness, over the perceived Whig betrayal of Henry Clay's hopes for the presidential nomination and over subsequent efforts to obtain Clay's endorsement of Zachary Taylor's candidacy, is vente... More

The telegraphic candidates

The telegraphic candidates

In a race between the railroad and the telegraph the "telegraphic candidates," Lewis Cass and William O. Butler, are first to the White House. The artist ridicules Zachary Taylor for his hazy stance on major ca... More

The candidate of many parties. A phrenological examination to ascertain what his political principles are

The candidate of many parties. A phrenological examination to ascertai...

Whig nominee Zachary Taylor's reluctance to clearly declare his political views was an issue eagerly exploited by the opposition in the 1848 campaign. Here the artist shows phrenologist Orson S. Fowler probing... More

Fording Salt River. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Fording Salt River. Book illustration from Library of Congress

An election-year satire favoring Free Soil candidate Martin Van Buren in the 1848 presidential contest. A long-legged John Van Buren carries his father piggyback through Salt River, heading toward the White Ho... More

Political guillotine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Political guillotine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A cryptic satire critical of Lewis Cass and incumbent President James K. Polk. The work probably appeared prior to the Whig national convention (June 9-10), since reference is made to a Clay-Fillmore ticket. (T... More

Patent balancing by an amateur

Patent balancing by an amateur

New York "Tribune" editor Horace Greeley is ridiculed for vacillating between support of candidates Martin Van Buren and Zachary Taylor in the presidential election of 1848. Greeley balances precariously on a t... More

Whig harmony

Whig harmony

A severe split within the Whig ranks, between partisans of Henry Clay and those of Zachary Taylor, preceded the party's convention in June 1848. Here Horace Greeley, one of Clay's most influential northern supp... More

John C. Calhoun's speech to the United States Senate against the Compromise of 1850, 4 March 1850

John C. Calhoun's speech to the United States Senate against the Compr...

Reproduction number: A20 (color slide; page 1) The famous South Carolinian John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) made his last Senate speech during the course of the great debate over the Compromise of 1850, a complicate... More

Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate. 17th April 1850

Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate. 17th April 1850

A somewhat tongue-in-cheek dramatization of the moment during the heated debate in the Senate over the admission of California as a free state when Mississippi senator Henry S. Foote drew a pistol on Thomas Har... More

The Clay statue. A model of a man. Designed by the goddess of liberty

The Clay statue. A model of a man. Designed by the goddess of liberty

The artist lionizes Kentucky senator Henry Clay, author of the Compromise of 1850, and slams his political foes and critics of the compromise, particularly those in the Taylor administration. A text in the lowe... More

The blessings of liberty or how to "hook" a "gentleman of color"

The blessings of liberty or how to "hook" a "gentleman of color"

A diverse group of abolitionists try to drag an unwilling black man toward the left with a large gaff hook. Holding the hook are (left to right) an old hag, a Quaker man, and two other homely men. The hag dec... More

Clay monument, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Co. Lith. Ph

Clay monument, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. on stone by J. Queen...

Print shows a statue of Henry Clay standing atop a pillar with "H. Clay" on the base forming the "Clay Monument" in Pottsville, Pennsylvania; sightseers approach the monument as others inspect the base. Title f... More

The national union

The national union

A patriotic, illustrated sheet music cover for a song composed by Charles Collins, Jr., and dedicated to Kentucky senator Henry Clay. The work celebrates Clay's efforts to preserve the Union, and was a product ... More

Soliciting a vote

Soliciting a vote

A cynical view of party competition for the working man's vote in the presidential campaign of 1852. In a polling place, four candidates struggle to force their own election ticket on a short, uncouth-looking c... More

The United States Senate, A.D. 1850 / drawn by P.F. Rothermel ; engraved by R. Whitechurch.

The United States Senate, A.D. 1850 / drawn by P.F. Rothermel ; engrav...

Print shows 1. Senator Henry Clay speaking about the Compromise of 1850 in the Old Senate Chamber. Among those shown are 2. Daniel Webster, 3. Thomas H. Benton, 4. Lewis Cass, 5. William H. Seward, 6. Millard F... More

The Republican Standard.

The Republican Standard.

Partly colored broadside in five columns within a colored border of a rail fence. Heading in a large type. No 1745, Vol. 3. T. W. Streeter Collection sale, 1967.

To the citizens of Philadelphia.

To the citizens of Philadelphia.

Presidential campaign document issued "by order of the People's City Committee of Superintendence" and dated Nov. 6, 1860.

Fall of Lieut[enan]t Col[one]l Henry Clay, Jun[io]r / Designed by T.H. Matteson ; Engd. by H.S. Sadd.

Fall of Lieut[enan]t Col[one]l Henry Clay, Jun[io]r / Designed by T.H....

Print shows soldiers carrying a dying Henry Clay, Junior, away from the Battle of Buena Vista, Coahuila, Mexico, February 23, 1847, during the Mexican-American War. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera... More

H. Clay / Brady, N.Y., Mathew Brady Photograph, 1850s.

H. Clay / Brady, N.Y., Mathew Brady Photograph, 1850s.

Title from item. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by M.B. Brady, ... New-York."

Henry Clay, portrait print

Henry Clay, portrait print

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Category designation on... More

The Clay Monument, Canal Street, New Orleans

The Clay Monument, Canal Street, New Orleans

Attribution to Jackson based on listing as photo no. 8102 in Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Negative taped to second sheet of glass. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 7402. Gift; State Historical Society ... More

Henry Clay Monument, Richmond, Va

Henry Clay Monument, Richmond, Va

"G 2589" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 018408. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class M. Clay Henry makes adjustments on his Oscilloscope which is used for general-purpose electronic repairs.

Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class M. Clay Henry makes adjustme...

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, La. (Mar. 22, 2003) Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class M. Clay Henry makes adjustments on his Oscilloscope which is used for general-purpose electronic ... More

H. Clay
Henry Clay, born, 12th April 1777 in Virginia

Henry Clay, born, 12th April 1777 in Virginia

Print shows Henry Clay, half-length portrait, facing left; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed on stone. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Stamped on verso: L.C. Divisio... More

H. Clay, Senator from Kentucky

H. Clay, Senator from Kentucky

Print shows Henry Clay, half-length portrait, facing left; includes a facsimile signature. Appears to be a slightly re-worked image with high-lights added on the stone. Title from item. Signed on stone. Stamped... More

Henry Clay, late Speaker of the United States House of Representatives; the advocate of South American independence / painted by Charles King ; engraved by Peter Maverick, New York.

Henry Clay, late Speaker of the United States House of Representatives...

Print shows Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, sitting at a table, facing right, holding a document dated "February 10th, 1821" presented to "Congress" as a resolution of support for the "Independence" ... More

H. Clay, Senator from Kentucky

H. Clay, Senator from Kentucky

Print shows Henry Clay, half-length portrait, facing left; includes a facsimile signature. 629 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed on stone. Inscribed in ink on verso: Dep. for Copy Right by Chas. Fe... More

Remarks on the slavery question, in a letter to Jonathan Phillips, esq

Remarks on the slavery question, in a letter to Jonathan Phillips, esq

A criticism of Henry Clay's speech in the U.S. Senate, Feb. 7, 1839. Source: Exchange with Cornell University, Feb. 2, 1905. Also available in digital form.

Retained copy of letter, James K. Polk to the Committee of the Democratic National Convention accepting the Democratic presidential nomination, 12 June 1844

Retained copy of letter, James K. Polk to the Committee of the Democra...

Reproduction number: A72 (color slide; page 1); A73 (color slide; page 2) James K. Polk (1795-1849), the first "dark horse" candidate for the presidency, became the nominee of the Democratic Party at its nation... More

Hoboken Clay Club, portrait print

Hoboken Clay Club, portrait print

Print shows a Whig campaign badge produced for the Hoboken Clay Club featuring portraits of candidates Henry Clay (right) and Theodore Frelinghuysen (left). The portraits, in overlapping ovals, are surmounted b... More

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