Greeley's Campaign Falters


 “Greeley’s Thermometer”
  Cartoonist:  C. S. Reinhart
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   October 26, 1872, p. 835

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
This C. S. Reinhart cartoon shows the worsening fate of the Liberal Republicans'/Democrats' in the fall state elections. Their poor showing presages the dismal result for Horace Greeley in the upcoming presidential contest. This issue of Harper's Weekly was published on October 16, only a few weeks before the November election.












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