Stephen Dorsey Political Cartoon

Political cartoon from Puck lampooning Stephen Wallace Dorsey’s participation in the so-called Star Route Frauds; 1881. The caption reads, “On the Trail of Corruption. Ex-Senator Dorsey—’Hold on! You will implicate bigger men than you expect.'”

drawing of man positioned at star-shaped patch in the grass labeled "star route," wearing a suit and holding messenger bag and club, surrounded by other figures with the White House in the background

Courtesy of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library