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- - . . . . . . . . . Interior, of which the Patent Office is a bureau. It is of the Doric style of Greek
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ILLUSTRATIONS IN VOLUME SIX

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Patent Office, at Washington . . . . . Frontispiece Declaration of War against Mexico . . . . . . . 2312 The Siege of Vera Cruz . . . . . . . . . 2392 The Charge at Cerro Gordo . . . . . . . . . 2408 Storming of Chapultepec . . . . . . . . . 2440 Storming of Tete de Pont, Churubusco . . . . . . 2456 The Days of Forty-Nine in California . . . . . . . 2486 Zachary Taylor (portrait) . . . . 2541

(sketch of his Louisiana home on tissue) Signature of President Taylor on a State Document . . . . 2566 Final Page of Clayton-Bulwer Treaty . . . . . . . 2567 Millard Fillmore (portrait) . . . . . . . . . 2599

(sketch of his Buffalo home on tissue) Cartoon Ridiculing Abolitionists—Slave Market . . . . 2634 Fillmore's Fugitive Slave Proclamation . . . . . . 2692 Last Page of Same . . . . . . 2693 The First Japanese-American Treaty . . . . . . . 2702 Franklin Pierce (portrait) . . . . . 2728

(with sketch of his New Hampshire home on tissue)

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