Horace Greeley shaking Booth’s hand Harper’s

1872 Harper’s Weekly political cartoon by Thomas Nast showing Presidential candidate Horace Greeley shaking hands with John Wilkes Booth’s spirit over Abraham Lincoln’s grave. Due, in part, to Nast’s severe character assassination of Greeley through his cartoons, Greeley lost the election to U.S. Grant.

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