Ten (10) pcs ephemera related to the death of President Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767- June 8, 1845). Includes six period pamplets and three reprints containing the text of eulogies given in 8 American cities. Period pamphets includes eulogies given by Pliny Merrick at Fanueil Hall, Boston; Attorney General and Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black at Bedford, Pennsylvania; Sen. Levi Woodbury at Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Ellis Lewis at Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Rev. George Washington Bethune, Philadelphia; and Governor Francis R. Shunk at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Reprints include eulogies given by George Bancroft at Washington, DC and George St. Van Santvoord at Lafayette, Indiana (2 copies). Also included is an engraving of Andrew Jackson by H.B. Hall and Sons with facsimile signature and 3 newspapers dated 1845 (Harrisburg Argus, Washington National Intelligencer, and the Washington United States Journal. The Argus reports on the "Funeral Solemnities at Washington", but the latter two papers do not appear to have any Jackson death coverage. Newspapers approx. 18" x 14" folded. Other items range in size from 6" x 3 1/2" to 11" x 8 1/2". CONDITION: Original imprints: Most lack covers and have general toning and light foxing, edge wear and minor losses. Later reprints: toning, overall good condition. Jackson print: significant acid burn from previous mat, smudges and stain at lower margin. Newspapers: toning, edge losses, fragile. Newspapers do not appear to have clippings removed, but may not be complete.
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