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Voting--United States--History--19th century

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Morton Marye Letter

Identifier: SC 01528
Scope and Contents Two page letter to his wife informing her of the voting process within his regiment as he was a commissioner for counting the votes. From his account, Billy Smith beat Bob Scott by 53 votes in his precinct. It is assumed that this vote was for leader of the 17th Virginia Infantry Regiment. He also gives her instructions regarding bolts of fabric sent to her and her mother to be used entirely for fitting the regiment with uniforms. Lastly, he cannot give sound advice in regard to her...
Dates: 1861 November 6

Voter Registration Records (Portland, Maine)

Identifier: SC 00842
Scope and Contents The following information was provided by the seller:"Contains information pertaining to the 'Ward 3' voting district of the city of Portland, Maine. Volume contains about 133 pages of handwritten entries giving the name, address and occupation of hundreds of Portland's registered voters. Names are listed alphabetically and are organized by lettered tabs." "Several occupations relate to Portland's coastal environment [lobster dealer, sea captain, naval architect,...
Dates: circa 1880-1899