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Campaign card headed the Beacon Lights / of American / Liberty, with portraits of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Andrew Jackson, George B. McClellan representing The Union, and Horatio Seymour for The Laws; on back is stamped Published By / The New York Photographic Co. / No. 453 Broadway / New York,, circa 1864

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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

This collection contains a campaign card for George McClellan and Horatio Seymour. It holds the faces of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Andrew Jackson, along with McClellan and Seymour as Beacon Lights for American freedom. There is no date, but it is probably from 1864 when McClellan beat Seymour for the Democratic candidacy for president in opposition to Lincoln.

Dates: circa 1864