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Bloodhounds guarding a harem
Detail from the cartoon, "A vivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise."  Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-49595.
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Cartoon History of the Bloodhounds

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A vivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

In another parody of the Van Buren administration's costly policies in Florida, soldiers recline in the lap of luxury, attended by an Indian maid and protected by a "Puppy Guard Sentinel." A soldier playing chess expresses his gratitude for the bloodhounds:

"Since our new Allies from Cuba have joined us, we can have a quiet game of Chess without any fear of a check from our red friends in the Swamp."

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Sources: Lithograph by Henry Dacre, attributed to Henry R. Robinson, printed and published by Robinson in 1840. See the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog to find a complete transcription of the dialogue accompanying this lithograph.
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 + Prologue
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 + Early Years: 1812-1832
 + War: 1832-1838
 - Exile: 1838-1850
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 + Freedom: 1850-1882
 + Legacy & Conclusion


Cartoon history of the Bloodhounds:

Detail of a Bloodhound

spacer dot Hounds at attention
spacer dot Hounds in a harem
spacer dot Army of hounds
spacer dot Hounding Taylor
spacer dot Hunting Indians
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