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Attractive San Francisco-published patriotic broadside probably issued as a supplement to the California newspaper the Political Record, at the begging of 1884.

The broadside features an image of a large bald eagle holding an olive branch and arrows in its talons and a streaming banner in its beak, which reads "Let All the Ends Thou Aims't at Be Thy Country's Thy God's & Truth's" - an entreaty to the citizens of California to be upstanding, righteous, and patriotic in the New Year of 1884. The line is taken from Shakespeare, Henry VIII, Act 3, Scene 2, and was often repeated as a newspaper and political motto in the 19th century.

The newspaper was started by Donald Bruce in the early 1880s and focused on political subjects.

Condition Description
Woodblock printed in black on yellow paper. A few very small losses, as illustrated.