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I think you've SAUCE enough, sly bird.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
Magee, James, -1867?
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. General Winfield Scott as an eagle with a plumed generals hat on stands on the Constitution with a saber across it. A crow sits on a bale of cotton next to a keg. White envelope with red and black ink. Image on left side. Printed below image: 'I think you've SAUCE enough, sly bird, / And e'er you further go, / You'll get some red-hot PEPPER, / That will make you 'jump Jim Crow.'
Cotton trade--United StatesConstitutions--United StatesScott, Winfield, 1786-1866--Caricatures and cartoonsRice, Tom, 1808-1860--Caricatures and cartoonsMusicEaglesCrows
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Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 - May 29, 1866) served as a General in the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the American Civil War on the Union side. A member of the Whig party, he ran an unsuccessful campaign for as the Whig nominee for President of the United States in 1852. About the Creator: Magee was likely James Magee, a seller of stationery and envelopes at 316 Chestnut Street, and living at 750 Florida Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Civil War.