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Photograph Description: This plate is respectfully dedicated to all the butchers in the United States by their obt. Sert. Chrr. Wispart. in honour of our Republican Governor Simon Snyder Creator(s): Folwell, Samuel, etcher Date Created Published: c1808. Summary: A procession of butchers led by two Negro fiddlers, and featuring a large bull. On the ground before the bull are a cleaver, saw, and other butcher tools. The print is dedicated to Pennsylvania's recently elected Republican Governor Simon Snyder. Snyder was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and was the first representative of the German element and back-country farming class to be elected governor of the state. Notes: Copyright secured. Etchd. by S. Folwell Philad. Decr 14, 1808. The Library's impression was deposited for copyright by Christopher Wispart in Philadelphia on December 16, 1808, under the title 'The Butcher's Procession.' Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1808-1. Subjects: Snyder, Simon,--1759-1819. African Americans--1800-1810. Farming--1800-1810. Pennsylvania--1800-1810. Etchings--1800-1810. Political cartoons--1800-1810.