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Printed by:
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Subject of:
Horatio Seymour, American, 1810 - 1886  Search this
Francis Preston Blair Jr., American, 1821 - 1875  Search this
John S. Phelps, American, 1814 - 1886  Search this
Charles B. McAfee, American, 1829 - 1916  Search this
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 7/16 × 3 7/16 in. (21.5 × 8.8 cm)
Type:
ballots
Place used:
Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1868
Description:
A Missouri Democratic ticket for the United States presidential election of 1868. The ticket is printed on white paper in black ink with varying fonts. The top third of the ticket reads, [DEMOCRATIC TICKET. / In Favor of a White Man’s Government / Opposed to Negro Suffrage and Negro Equality / FOR PRESIDENT, / HORATIO SEYMOUR. / FOR VICE PRESIDENT, / FRANK P. BLAIR, JR.]. Below are the democratic nominees for presidential electors. The middle third of the ticket, is the state ticket, and includes the Democratic nominee for Governor, John S. Phelps, as well as the nominees for Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Register of Lands, and the Supreme Court of Missouri. Below is the name Charles B. McAfee, a nominee for congress, as well as Judge Circuit Court, Prosecuting Attorney, and State Senator. On the bottom third of the ticket are the Democratic nominees for the county ticket. An inscription in pencil on the back in the top left corner reads, [1822 / Grant].
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
American West  Search this
Law  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.149.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ae2a1577-3dfd-42c8-9578-dc97b1f20364
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.149.1