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Liberty or death
1861, about
J. M. Whittemore & Co.
USA: Massachusetts, Boston
3 1/4" x 6"; 9 x 16 cm.; 1 item (1 page)
Gift of William Caleb Loring

This Civil War envelope serves as an advertisement for the Haines' envelope holder. In addition to the company's advertisement, the envelope depicts images of an American shield, a liberty cap, the Constitution, a bible, and a snake with the word "secession" drawn on its body and pierced by an arrow. Forms part of the William Caleb Loring illustrated envelope collection.