Creator/Title

The Whig Banher Melodist. Campaign newspaper. Philadelphia, September, 1844. vol. 1, no. 1, 4pp. 47x62cm.

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Content

Contains Whig campaign songs, literature and engravings in support of Henry Clay and Theodore Freylinghuysen for president and vice-president, respectively, in 1844. Many of the songs' lyrics praise Clay and the Whigs and are caustic toward Polk, Van Buren, Johnson, and other notable Democrats.

Subject Heading

Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862