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    Horatio Seymour: A Rare 1868 "White Man's Government" Campaign Badge - A Unique Variant. We have previously seen this as a shell with pin on back. The present example, however, is thicker with a flat back, and incorporates a suspension loop at the top as an integral part of the construction. Beautiful condition. Measures 28mm x 44mm. The principal Democratic issue with southern voters was the charge that the Republican administration had subjected the defeated South to Negro supremacy. A September 1868 Thomas Nast cartoon in Harper's Weekly was titled "This Is a White Man's Government."


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    November, 2007
    12th-13th Monday-Tuesday
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