The Peacemakers 1868 President Lincoln (center right) with, from left, Generals Sherman, Grant and Admiral Porter – 1868 painting of events aboard the River Queen in March Artist: George Peter Alexander Healy Date of birth/death July 1818 / June
via the Jefferson Institute --- The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman
The Death of the Earl of Chatham by John Singleton Copley. Pitt the Elder collapsed whilst making a speech in the House of Lords while his son, Pitt the Younger, looked on. He died a month later at Hayes Place.