Broadside announching a Whig rally in Augusta County in 1844, with women invited
Original Author: Whig Party
Created: 1844
Medium: Broadside

Grand Rally of the Whigs of Augusta

A political broadside produced on August 26, 1844, advertises a "Grand Rally" of the Whig Party that was to take place in Augusta County the following week. Prominent members of the Whig Party in Virginia were scheduled to speak at the event, and dinner was promised. The announcement noted that "The Ladies, from every part of the county" were especially welcome "and very respectfully solicited to grace the occasion with their presence."