The Old Complaint

The Old Complaint


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Title: The Old Complaint

Year: 1861

Creator: Harper’s Weekly

Description: “Mr. Lincoln, accompanied by Mr. Seward, paid his respects to President Buchanan.”

This is one of four political cartoons in a series entitled “The Flight of Abraham” published on the same page of Harper’s Weekly on March 9, 1861, commenting on Lincoln’s secret trip through Baltimore on his way to Washington for his inauguration.

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