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New York Union Envelope Depot
J.D.--Please let me bring my prizes on to your premises, Mr. Bull.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. John Bull stands in doorway while Davis tries to give him things in a large satchel. 'Yankee Doodle' looks on from atop a fence. Cream envelope with black ink. Image on left side. Printed below the image: 'J. D - Please let me bring my prizes on to your / premises, Mr. Bull. Those rascally Yankees are right / before my own door, so that I can't get in. / J. B. - No, sir, you can't come in. I should like to buy / your cotton; but you can't come in with your prizes. / Yankee Doodle. - Bring 'em up our way, Jeff; we'll / take care of 'em.' Printed vertically to left of image: New York Union Envelope Union Depot. No. 144 Broadway.'
Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 - December 6, 1889) was the first and only President of the Confederate States of America. He led the Confederate army and navy during the American Civil War. John Bull is the personification of England.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889John Bull (Symbolic character)Cotton trade--United StatesCaricatures and cartoons
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