June Convention announcement

c. 1844

Senator John Heinz History Center

Senator John Heinz History Center

Announcement for June Convention featuring The People's Candidates and Presidential hopeful Henry Clay, c. 1844.
This paper ribbon would likely have been distributed for a Pennsylvania county Whig Convention. The ribbon has the Whig raccoon symbol and supports Clay for President, Frelinghuysen for Vice President, and Markle for Governor. It also features Whig support of a protective tariff.

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  • Title: June Convention announcement
  • Date Created: c. 1844
  • Type: Document
  • Original Source: The Elaine B. and Carl Krasik Collection of Pennsylvania and Presidential Political Memorabilia, MSS 1068, Detre Library & Archives at the Heinz History Center
  • Object ID: MSS1068_B001_F004_I001