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Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
September 01, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- disunion as a gong
- United States as a steamboat
"THAT HORRID DARKEY WHO WON'T LET FOLKS SLEEP."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
October 15, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Black Repubicanism as a pepper shaker
- church protection as a salt or pepper shaker
- Kansas-Nebraska Act as a pepper shaker
- Roman Catholic political influence as a cauldron
"THE PRESIDENTIAL POT-PIE."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
April 01, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- patronage (federal) as pap
"GRAND DISTRIBUTION OF GOVERNMENT PAP."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
May 01, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a scroll
"THE LAST ACT OF THE DRAMA--GRAND TABLEAU."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
December 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a scroll
- Democratic Party Platform (Chicago Platform), 1864, as planks
- Republican National Platform, 1864, as a plank
"THE TWO PLATFORMS--COLUMBIA MAKES HER CHOICE."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
December 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Democratic Party Platform (Chicago Platform), 1864, as a delivery cart
- Emancipation Proclamation as a crate
- immigration as a trunk
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, presidency as a delivery wagon
- Monroe Doctrine as a crate
- Pacific Railroad Act as a trunk
"A PARCEL FOR THE WHITE HOUSE; OR, THE PRESIDENTIAL VOTE."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
March 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a stone tablet
- Union as a boat or ship
"OLD MR. SECESH PREFERS ANNIHILATION TO SALVATION IN THE UNION BOAT. IN HIS RAPID DESCENT HE SEES SOME AGREEABLE VISIONS."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
April 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- diplomacy as sheep-shears
- European sympathy as wool
- Union as a sheepfold
"THE REBEL BLACK SHEEP WHO WENT FOR WOOL, AND GOT SHORN."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
August 01, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- popular sovereignty as a squatter hall
- Tammany Hall as a club
"COLUMBIA AND HER SUITORS."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
April 01, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- North as a cracked wall
- South as a cracked wall
- Union as glue
[UNION GLUE.]


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
April 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- slavery abolition as broken chains
- Thirteenth Amendment as a valentine
"UNCLE ABE'S VALENTINE SENT BY COLUMBIA."


Punch
November 05, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- debt (public) as a rope
"THE AMERICAN BROTHERS; OR, 'HOW WILL THEY GET OUT OF IT?'"


Punch
December 03, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as kindling
- freedom of the press as kindling
- habeas corpus as kindling
- national credit, as kindling
- states rights as kindling
"THE FEDERAL PHOENIX."


Fun
September 26, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- taxation, federal, as a weight
- Union military draft as a weight
"TO THE WEST--TO THE WEST, TO THE LAND OF THE FREE!!"


Fun
November 07, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a scroll
- Emancipation Proclamation as kindling
- states rights as a scroll
- suspension of habeas corpus as kindling
"THE YANKEE GUY FAWKES."


Comic Monthly
January 01, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- donkey engine as a mechanical donkey
"MR. WHIPPLETROT'S PLUM PUDDING."


Comic Monthly
October 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Democratic Party Platform (Chicago Platform), 1864, as a horse carriage
- Radical Democracy National Platform (Cleveland Platform), as a horse carriage
- Republican Party National Platform (Baltimore Platform), 1864, as a horse carriage
"THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE."


Comic Monthly
March 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- reunion, terms for, as a plank
- Thirteenth Amendment as the rising sun
"THE NARROW PATH."


Campaign Plain Dealer
August 11, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Republican Party as a stagecoach
- Republican Party National Convention, 1860, as a horse's leg wrap
"WHEEL HORSES OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY."


Campaign Plain Dealer
September 22, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Republican Party as a stagecoach
"'BOLTING BRECK' BROUGHT TO BY THE 'LITTLE GIANT'---'OLD ABE' THROWN OVER THE FORE-BOARD---BRECK-DOWN OF THE LINCOLN-RIDGE PARTY---AN OMEN FOR NOVEMBER."


Campaign Plain Dealer
October 06, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Black Americans as a wedge
- Republican Party as a maul
- Union as a log
"THE RAIL SPLITTER."


Campaign Plain Dealer
October 13, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Republican Wide-Awakes as caskets
[1860 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN AND ELECTION.]


Campaign Plain Dealer
October 27, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Black Americans as a wedge
- Republican Party as a maul
- Union as a log
"OLD ABEWATHA."


The Funniest of Phun
April 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- amnesty as kindling
- Arguelles extradition case as kindling
- Blair family as kindling
- colonization as kindling
- expediency as kindling
- habeas corpus as kindling
- presidential campaign and election, 1864, as a cooking pot
- Reconstruction as kindling
"A PRESIDENTIAL CONDIDATE SIMMERING DOWN."


Harper's Weekly
August 25, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a balancing pole
"THE COMING MAN'S PRESIDENTIAL CAREER, A LA BLONDIN."


Harper's Weekly
March 30, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Union as a ball of yarn
"WINDING OFF THE TANGLED SKEIN."


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
February 02, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- North as a cracked wall
- South as a cracked wall
- Union as glue
[UNION GLUE.]


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
February 25, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- slavery abolition as broken chains
- Thirteenth Amendment as a valentine
"UNCLE ABE'S VALENTINE SENT BY COLUMBIA."


New York Illustrated News
March 14, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a scroll
- Monroe Doctrine as a scroll
"OUR ADMINISTRATION AND NO INTERVENTION."


The Phunny Phellow
October 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- secession as a skull
[THE COPPERHEAD AND THE NEWSBOY.]


The Rail Splitter Chicago Edition
June 23, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a rock
- presidency as a chair
"OUR PORTRAIT GALLERY.--No. 1."


Strong's Campaign Pictorial
November 01, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a book
[SPEAKER AND OUTSIDER.]


Strong's Campaign Pictorial
November 01, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Maine temperance law as a fishing line
- slavery abolition as a fishing line
[MR.EXPEDIENCY AND THE REPUBLICAN.]


The Southern Illustrated News
January 31, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a wooden ruler
"SCHOOLMASTER LINCOLN AND HIS BOYS."


Southern Punch
July 09, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- patronage (federal) as pap
"HUNGRY GOVERNMENT SCHOOL IN LINCOLNIA."


Vanity Fair
September 01, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Republican Party National Platform, 1860, as a rail


Vanity Fair
November 17, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Fugitive Slave Law as a horse blanket
"COMING `ROUND."


Vanity Fair
January 12, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- presidential power as fasces
[MR. LINCOLN HAS SPOKEN.]


Vanity Fair
January 19, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- secession as a bottle
"THE RISING OF THE AFRITE."


Vanity Fair
May 04, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a gazebo
- Spirit of '76 as a watering can
[OLD ABE AND COLUMBIA.]


Wide-Awake Pictorial
November 01, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- Democratic Party as a split rail
"THE LAST RAIL SPLIT BY "'HONEST OLD ABE.'"


Wide-Awake Pictorial
November 01, 1860

Sub-entries:  
- English Bill as a key
- Lecompton Constitution as a key
- Union as a door
[KANSAS.]


Yankee Notions
February 01, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Lincoln's overt acts as an ax
"LINCOLN'S OVERT ACTS, (AX.)"


Yankee Notions
February 01, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a gun
[AN OLD STORY IN A NEW SHAPE.]


Yankee Notions
December 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, as a rainbow
"POOR McROBINSON CRUSOE!"


Yankee Notions
December 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Electoral College majority as a black bag
"DEMOCRATIC BREAKDOWN."


 

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