A dedicatory page to Herbert Godwin. The drawing shows the state seals of both Tennessee and Texas. The dedication states: "To Herbert Godwin Esq., Tennessee by Birth, Texan by Adoption. A Public Spirited Citizen and Lover of the Arts."
Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons; Propaganda; Publicity; Public opinion; Slogans; Press
A man sitting pondering perhaps his future and a directive as to how he might join the Second Infantry Brigade, Tennessee State Guard. A drawing of a soldier with his compatriots charging was also positioned on the page.
Awards; Rewards of Merit; Political parties; Partisan politics; Political organizations; Political patronage; Municipal government
A pen and ink drawing of Tammany Hall in New York City. The three-story building is located on a street corner. The inscription reads: "Tammany Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson attended a public dinner on February 23, 1819. Collection of...
Correspondence; Cities & towns; Campaigns & battles; Troop movements; Surrenders; Military retreats; Generals; Civil Wars; War
A three-page letter dated February 28, 1862, from John S. Brien to John C. Crittenden. Brien rejoices that Buell's troops "occupied the city and country without the necessity of shedding one drop of blood." He argues that property rights must be...