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U.S. Reports: Van Ness et al. vs. The Bank of the United States, 38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 17 (1839)

U.S. Reports: Van Ness et al. vs. The Bank of the United States, 38 U....

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 38; Peters Volume 13; January Term, 1839; John P. Van Ness and William Jones vs. the Bank of the United States

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

A swipe at the integrity of the House of Representatives committee investigating the Swartwout scandal under Van Buren's administration (see "Price Current" and "Sub Treasurers Meeting in England," nos. 1838-21... more

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : establishe...

Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Also has red-ink lines drawn in some streets to show utility (sewer?) system. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copy missing edge sections, mounted... more

U.S. Reports: Woodward vs. Brown and wife, 38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 1 (1839)

U.S. Reports: Woodward vs. Brown and wife, 38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 1 (1839)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 38; Peters Volume 13; January Term, 1839; Clement Woodward vs. James Brown, and Sarah Jane, His Wife

Treasury

Treasury

Engraving showing man riding horse, pedestrian, and horse and carriage in front of Treasury Department building. On verso: In Haas Public Buildings & Statuary 1840. Title from item.

U.S. Reports: Smith vs. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, 39 U.S. (14 Pet.) 45 (1840)

U.S. Reports: Smith vs. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, 39 U.S....

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 39; Peters Volume 14; January Term, 1840; Joseph Smith, Appellant, vs. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, Appellees

Harrison quadrilles

Harrison quadrilles

An illustrated sheet music cover for a set of "popular airs" for the piano, dedicated by the publisher to "Whigs of the United States." A Whig campaign piece, the work eulogizes the supposed humble rusticity of... more

[Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the Anacostia River /

[Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the Anaco...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Darkened and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 3 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

A political movement

A political movement

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 Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution

Engraving showing people standing in groups on the lawn and sidewalks at the front entrance to the Smithsonian Institute. Title from item.

Full tilt for the Capitol

Full tilt for the Capitol

The artist envisions public repudiation of Democratic hard-money policies, and the triumph of administration opponent Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, a conservative Democrat. Tallmadge, on horseback and armed with a l... more

U.S. Reports: The Bank of the Metropolis vs. Guttschlick, 39 U.S. (14 Pet.) 19 (1840)

U.S. Reports: The Bank of the Metropolis vs. Guttschlick, 39 U.S. (14 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 39; Peters Volume 14; January Term, 1840; President and Directors of the Bank of the Metropolis vs. Erastus Guttschlick

Sir: On behalf of the Republican committee of seventy-six, appointed by the citizens of the District of Columbia friendly to the election of General William Henry Harrison to the Presidency of the United States, we respectfully and cordially add

Sir: On behalf of the Republican committee of seventy-six, appointed b...

Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 197, Folder 3.

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

A slanderous portrayal of Democratic tactics against Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The supposedly insidious and high-living Van Buren and his minions suffer by comparison to the Whig cand... more

A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some legal points : [part of Washington D.C. adjacent to the Anacostia River] /

A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from th...

Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

Robert Carter Nicholas, senator from Louisiana from life on stone by Chas. Fenderich

Robert Carter Nicholas, senator from Louisiana from life on stone by C...

Print shows Robert Carter Nicholas, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left; includes a facsimile signature. 64 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on... more

Map of the city of Washington /

Map of the city of Washington /

Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. LC copy stained, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and signed in pencil at lower right: [H.L.?] Whiting. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

The new era or the effects of a standing army

The new era or the effects of a standing army

A condemnation of a Van Buren administration plan, put forward by Secretary of War Joel Poinsett, to reform the militia system through creation of a reserve force under regular army officers. The idea was attac... more

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

Another parody of Van Buren administration efforts to end the long and costly Second Seminole War in Florida. The War Department was regularly subjected to public and congressional attacks for cruelty, waste, a... more

A globe to live on!

A globe to live on!

Prominent Democratic party publicists Francis Preston Blair and Amos Kendall are portrayed as Siamese twins, joined at the mid-section, and standing on a large globe. Blair (left) was the influential editor of ... more

Supreme court of the United States. Susan Decatur, Appellant vs J. K. Paulding, Secretary of the Navy. This is an appeal from the refusal of the Circuit court of the District of Columbia for the county of Washington, to issue a Mandamus to the A

Supreme court of the United States. Susan Decatur, Appellant vs J. K. ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 197, Folder 1b.

U.S. Reports: The Bank of Alexandria vs. Dyer, 39 U.S. (14 Pet.) 141 (1840)

U.S. Reports: The Bank of Alexandria vs. Dyer, 39 U.S. (14 Pet.) 141 (...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 39; Peters Volume 14; January Term, 1840; Bank of Alexandria vs. Edward and Francis Dyer

Notice to quit. March 4th 1841

Notice to quit. March 4th 1841

An optimistic Whig artist (probably Edward Williams Clay) portrays Martin Van Buren's evacuation of the White House on Inauguration Day 1841. A disgruntled Van Buren descends the steps, muttering "Our sufferin... more

"Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." W.H. Harrison from the original by W.H. Brown ; lith. & pub. by P. Haas Wash City

"Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. ...

Print shows William Henry Harrison, full-length portrait, standing, right profile silhouette, with hands in pockets; there is a chair behind him on the left and a large window in the background with a view of t... more

Revd. John P. Donelan, rector of St. Matthew's Church, Washington City, D.C. from life on stone by Fenderich 1841

Revd. John P. Donelan, rector of St. Matthew's Church, Washington City...

Print shows the Reverend John P. Donelan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing an embroidered epitrachelion and biretta; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Caption continues: "Religi... more

Order of inaguration procession. Washington, D. C. 1841.].

Order of inaguration procession. Washington, D. C. 1841.].

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 197, Folder 14b. Copy scanned: 1

List of members of the House of Representatives of the United States. Twenty-seventh Congress, first session, commencing Monday, May 31, 1841. [Washington, D. C., 1841].

List of members of the House of Representatives of the United States. ...

On verso: Gift Caleb Cushing Papers Oct. 22, 1962. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfoli... more

U.S. Reports: Vaughan et al. v. Northup et al., 40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 1 (1841)

U.S. Reports: Vaughan et al. v. Northup et al., 40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 1 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 40; Peters Volume 15; January Term, 1841; James Moody Vaughan and others, Appellants, vs. Henry Northup, Administrator of James Moody, Deceased, and others

William Henry Harrison painted by A.G. Hoit, 1840 ; engraved by O. Pelton & D. Kimberly

William Henry Harrison painted by A.G. Hoit, 1840 ; engraved by O. Pel...

Print shows William Henry Harrison, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left. On the right and left margins are clusters of flags and the weapons of battle; at top are battle scenes from the Battle of... more

Very Revd. William Mathews, Rector of St. Patrick's Church, Washington City from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1841

Very Revd. William Mathews, Rector of St. Patrick's Church, Washington...

Print shows Reverend William Mathews, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing an epitrachelion; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Caption continues: Born Dec. 16- 1770 Port-To... more

The President's house, during Tyler's administration, ca. 1841

The President's house, during Tyler's administration, ca. 1841

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Library's copy mounted on linen. Transfer; Map Division.

U.S. Reports: Nixdorff v. Smith, 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 132 (1842)

U.S. Reports: Nixdorff v. Smith, 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 132 (1842)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 41; Peters Volume 16; January Term, 1842; Tobias Nixdorff, Appellant, v. Lewis Smith, Appellee

Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va

Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexan...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coas... more

U.S. Reports: Roach v. Hulings, 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 319 (1842)

U.S. Reports: Roach v. Hulings, 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 319 (1842)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 41; Peters Volume 16; January Term, 1842; James Roach, Administrator of Philip Roach, Plaintiff in error, v. David W. Hulings, Defendant in error

An act to establish an auxiliary watch for the protection of public and private property in the City of Washington ... Approved, August 23, 1842. Rules and regulations prepared by the undersigned for the auxiliary guard of the City of Washington

An act to establish an auxiliary watch for the protection of public an...

Washington, D. C. Auxiliary guard.; Rules and regulations prepared by the undersigned for the auxiliary guard of the city of Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as ... more

U.S. Reports: Fresh v. Gilson et al., 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 327 (1842)

U.S. Reports: Fresh v. Gilson et al., 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 327 (1842)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 41; Peters Volume 16; January Term, 1842; William H. Fresh, Plaintiff in error, v. Riah Gilson, Christopher Midlar, and James Fresh, Defendants in error

To the voters of the City of Washington: Fellow-citizens: Though one of the humblest of your number, I desire to address you a few observations upon the subject of the approaching election for the mayoralty ... One of the people. [Washington Jun

To the voters of the City of Washington: Fellow-citizens: Though one o...

On verso: 44. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 197, Folder 20.

U.S. Reports: McKnight v. Taylor, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 161 (1843)

U.S. Reports: McKnight v. Taylor, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 161 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Charles McKnight, Appellant, v. Lawrence B. Taylor, Trustee, &c.

U.S. Reports: Hammond's Adm. v. Washington's Exec., 42 U.S. (1 How.) 14 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Hammond's Adm. v. Washington's Exec., 42 U.S. (1 How.) 1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; George W. Hammond, Administrator de bonis non of Thomas Hammond, deceased, and others, Appellants, v. Lorenzo Lewis, Executor of Lawrenc... more

U.S. Reports: Lloyd v. Hough, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 153 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Lloyd v. Hough, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 153 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; John Lloyd, Plaintiff in error, v. George S. Hough

U.S. Reports: Cartwright v. Howe et al, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 188 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Cartwright v. Howe et al, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 188 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Elizabeth R. Cartwright, Plaintiff in error, v. Alexander T. Howe, George F. Richards, and William Richards, Defendants

U.S. Reports: McKenna v. Fisk, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 241 (1843)

U.S. Reports: McKenna v. Fisk, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 241 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Bernard McKenna, Plaintiff in error, v. Charles B. Fisk, Defendant

U.S. Reports: Bank of the Metropolis v. New England Bank, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 234 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Bank of the Metropolis v. New England Bank, 42 U.S. (1 H...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; The President and Directors of the Bank of the Metropolis, Plaintiffs in error, v. The President, Directors, and Company of the New Engl... more

U.S. Reports: Alexander v. Graham, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 37 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Alexander v. Graham, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 37 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Richard B. Alexander, Plaintiff in error, v. Moses Graham, Defendant in error

Best & cheapest book on the management of horses, mules, &c. By Denton Offutt. Mr. Denton Offut, will instruct persons in his peculiar method of gentling horses, mules, &c .... Washington, D. C. Wm. Greer, printer, corner of E and 10th streets 1

Best & cheapest book on the management of horses, mules, &c. By Denton...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 197, Folder 34. Copy scanned: 1

U.S. Reports: Bank of the United States v. Beverly et al, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 134 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Bank of the United States v. Beverly et al, 42 U.S. (1 H...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; The President, Directors, and Company of the Bank of the United States, and the United States, v. James B. Beverly and Jane his wife, Wi... more

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

The race for a $25,000 prize (the president's salary) is a metaphor for the 1844 campaign. The favored contender here is Henry Clay. The other runners are James K. Polk and John Tyler, while commentaries are of... more

The Prize Song, "The Whig Chief"...dedicated...to Henry Clay, by the Boston Clay Club, No. 1

The Prize Song, "The Whig Chief"...dedicated...to Henry Clay, by the B...

Three oval views of Clay's birthplace, Hanover, Ky.; Clay's residence "Ashland"; and White House, Wash., D.C. LOT subdivision subject: Birthplace and Homes. Title and other information transcribed from caption ... more

U.S. Reports: Catts v. Phalen et al., 43 U.S. (2 How) 376 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Catts v. Phalen et al., 43 U.S. (2 How) 376 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; John Catts, Plaintiff in error, v. James Phalen, and Francis Morris, Defendants in error

U.S. Reports: Rhodes v. Bell, 43 U.S. (2 How) 397 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Rhodes v. Bell, 43 U.S. (2 How) 397 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; James Rhodes, Plaintiff in error, v. Moses Bell

U.S. Reports: Burwell v. Mandeville's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 560 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Burwell v. Mandeville's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 560 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Nathaniel Burwell, Complainant and Appellant, v. Daniel Cawood, Willam C. Gardner, Executor of Joseph Mandeville, deceased, and John Wes... more

Chillum Wood.

Chillum Wood.

Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Missing small sections along edges and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and measurement data. Subtitles in ink on verso. Available also through the Librar... more

U.S. Reports: Dade v. Irwin's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 383 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Dade v. Irwin's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 383 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Jane Dade, Complainant, v. Thomas Irwin, Jun., executor of Thomas Irwin, deceased, and William L. Hodgson, Defendants

Georgetown

Georgetown

Etching showing view of bridge in Georgetown. Title from item. On verso: Etching in Morrison's Stranger's Guide, 1862.

U.S. Reports: Adams et al. v. Roberts, 43 U.S. (2 How) 486 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Adams et al. v. Roberts, 43 U.S. (2 How) 486 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Austin L. Adams and Ann C. Harding, Plaintiffs in error, v. Julia Roberts

[William Cranch, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]

[William Cranch, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]

Chief Justice of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia. Identification from reproduction of a painting Harvey, History of the Washington National Monument, 1903. (57th Congress, 2nd sess., Senate doc. 2... more

U.S. Reports: Brockett et al. v. Brockett et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 691 (1845)

U.S. Reports: Brockett et al. v. Brockett et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 691...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; Robert Brockett et al., Appellants, v. William Brockett et al., Defendants

U.S. Reports: Walker v. Bank of Washington, 44 U.S. (3 How.) 62 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Walker v. Bank of Washington, 44 U.S. (3 How.) 62 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; John Walker, Plaintiff in Error, v. The President and Directors of the Bank of Washington, Defendant in Error

U.S. Reports: White v. Nicholls et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 266 (1845)

U.S. Reports: White v. Nicholls et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 266 (1845)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; Robert White, Plaintiff in Error, v. William S. Nicholls, William Robinson, Otho M. Linthicum, Edward M. Linthicum, Raphael Semmes, Paul... more

Democratic inauguration ball. Sir: You are no doubt aware that extensive preparations are being made by the Democratic Association of the District of Columbia ... to give a magnificient ball on the evening of the 4th of March next, in honor of t

Democratic inauguration ball. Sir: You are no doubt aware that extensi...

Inauguration. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 197, Folder 44.

U.S. Reports: Washington Bridge Co. v. Stewart et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 413 (1845)

U.S. Reports: Washington Bridge Co. v. Stewart et al., 44 U.S. (3 How....

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; Washington Bridge Company, Appellant, v. William Stewart, James Stewart, and John Glenn

James K. Polk - eleventh president of the United States / lith. & pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St., N.Y.

James K. Polk - eleventh president of the United States / lith. & pub....

James K. Polk, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, with the U.S. Capitol seen through window in the background. Title from item. Conningham no. 2614. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / comp... more

Inauguration of President Polk. - Approach to the Capitol

Inauguration of President Polk. - Approach to the Capitol

Illustration shows crowd in the rain, holding umbrellas, walking up the steps of the U.S.Capitol for the inauguration of James K. Polk. Title from item. Illus. in: The illustrated London news, v. 6, 1845 April ... more

Plan von Washington.

Plan von Washington.

Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Title, scale heading, and note in German. Place-names in English. In left upper margin: Meyer's Handatlas. In lower margin: Aus der Geog... more

[Circular.] Office regulations. [Washington, D. C., 1845].

[Circular.] Office regulations. [Washington, D. C., 1845].

Dated May 1, 1845, and signed: George Bancroft, Secretary of the Navy. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera C... more

The capitol at Washington

The capitol at Washington

Print shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building from the west, with pedestrians in an area that now forms the National Mall. Title from item. Printed below image: Not entered according to act of Congress. Stamp... more

The Washington National Monument, in the city of Washington base of the Pantheon, 250 feet diameter. Height, 100 feet. Height of obelisk, 500 feet. The loftiest monument on earth to a nation's greatest benefactor. The tribute of a grateful people to "The Father of his Country" Gihon, SC. ; C. Sherman, printer, Philadelphia ; Rob. Mills, arch't. ; J. Sartain, delt

The Washington National Monument, in the city of Washington base of th...

Engraving showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills. Includes printed inscription: "Earnestly recommended to the favor of our countrymen" with signatures of Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, J... more

Washington veduta generale (America settentrionale) Dolfino dis

Washington veduta generale (America settentrionale) Dolfino dis

Print shows a view, looking east, possibly from the top of the South Portico of the White House, of the National Mall area and, at the top of the hill, the U.S. Capitol. Title from item. Printed on lower right:... more

Map of the city of Washington /

Map of the city of Washington /

Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink and... more

The Capitol from the railway station, Washington, U.S., July 29, 1846

The Capitol from the railway station, Washington, U.S., July 29, 1846

Drawing shows a view of small structures in a forested area at the bottom and the Capitol building under construction at the top of a hill. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from i... more

U.S. Reports: Garland v. Davis, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 131 (1846)

U.S. Reports: Garland v. Davis, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 131 (1846)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 45; Howard Volume 4; January Term, 1846; Hugh A. Garland, Plaintiff in Error, v. George M. Davis, Defendant

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be erected in the city of Washington / design by Robt. Mills archt. ; lithd. by Chas. Fenderich, Wash.

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be ere...

Print showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills above a bust portrait of George Washington. Includes printed inscription: "Earnestly recommended to the favor of our countrymen" with signatures... more