A “Nast” Cartoon (1878) focused on the controversies surrounding Southern Claims

Caption: “Washington.–Frequent Southerly breezes, occasionally growing stronger, and at times threatening to become a perfect hurricane. In the present state of the atmosphere these squalls may be constantly expected.”

Image and link from HarpWeek.com. Original image appeared in the May 4, 1878 edition of the Harper’s Weekly.

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