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Lot 249

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A nice silk portrait ribbon from Henry Clay's 1844 campaign for President in which he faced off against James K. Polk, 6 3/4" x 3" bearing the slogan at top: "The honest statesman, his country's steadfast friend HARRY of the WEST." The ribbon was issued for the "YOUNG MEN'S WHIG NATIONAL CONVENTION held in BALTIMORE May 2d 1844." Two minor spots at top right, else very fine condition.

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30 maart 2011 11:00 EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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