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The modern Arnolds

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1908-06-17
Description:
A gigantic man labeled "National Resource Grafter" sits in a wilderness setting, passing sheets of paper to a group of men labeled "Land Office Official, Kept Judge, Congressman, Politician, [and] Senator" who are reading their "Oath of Office" on the papers given them which states "Franchises, Special Privileges, Land Patents, Mineral Rights, Tax Exemption, [and] Timber Grants." In an insert, Benedict Arnold passes papers labeled "Plans of American Fortifications" to a British military officer. Caption: He betrayed his country then; they betray their country now.
Subject:
Corruption, Federal government--Officials and employees, Conservation of natural resources, Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o286124
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