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TRIUMPHAL PROCESSION of the EAGLE and OTHER BIRDS, at the APRIL ELECTION 1837.

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A parade of jubilant New York City Whigs, led by successful mayoral candidate Aaron Clark (at right, with walking stick). Clark, who defeated Tammany candidate John J. Morgan in the Spring election, walks arm-in-arm with an unidentified man. He is followed by an Irishman carrying a sign which reads "Fortune's Favorite Aaron Clark." Perched on the sign is an eagle complaining that "I'm d--d sick of this set!!" He is followed by drum and fife players and several other men. On the left is a tall man seated at a small table on which are a box and a sign "Whig Nomination for Mayor Aaron Clark."

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