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Artemas Ward having had his 'Wax Figger Show' 'fiscated, is taken before Jeff. Davis by the Vigilance Committee.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Caricatures of three men, one leading another blindfolded man (Ward). Cream envelope with black ink. Image on left side. Printed below image: 'Artemas Ward having had his 'Wax Figger Show' 'fiscated, is taken before / Jeff. Davis by the Vigilance Committee.
Confederate States of America--HistoryDavis, Jefferson, 1808-1889Ward, Artemus, 1834-1867Caricatures and cartoons
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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. Charles Farrar Browne (April 26, 1834 - March 6, 1867) was an American humorist and author, known at the time by his nom de plume (pen name) 'Artemus Ward.'