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This satirical depiction of the fight in Congress between Matthew Lyon and Roger Griswold, was printed in 1798.
The following lines are written below the drawing:
"He in a trice struck Lyon Thrice
Upon his head, enrag'd sir,
Who seiz'd the tongs to ease his wrongs
And Griswold thus engag'd sir."
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