Lowell’s Benjamin F. Butler, MC executing a DC “downhill”

Interesting Tweet from the U.S. House of Representatives document collection – of course there’s a Lowell connection. I guess that Member of Congress and former Civil War General – never a favorite with cartoonist and illustrators – didn’t need a box – he seems to be wearing skates!

U.S. House HistoryVerified account@USHouseHistory                                Jan 21

#SnowDay! Rep Ben Butler of MA and Pages sledding at the @USCapitol in the 1860s. pic.twitter.com/yA96BXAuSW

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