Politcal Cartoons In North Carolina, 1840 Style

Cartoon placed by Democrats in the North Carolinian (Fayetteville), October, 10, 1840.

This image is included in Dr. H. G. Jones’s North Carolina Illustrated and includes the following caption:

“Martin Van Buren supporters countered with a cartoon portraying Whig symbols—log cabin, hard cider, and a raccoon mascot—as tricks to catch ‘honest’ Democrats.”

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