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Title: Appointment of Frederick Douglass by Electors
Brief Description: Appointment of Frederick Douglass by Electoral College, 1872.
Date Original: 1872-12-04
Identifier: NYSA_B0023-78_1872-12-04_p3
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). Dept. of State. Journal of New York State Electoral College, 1856-1972. Series B0023-78.
Publisher: New York State Archives
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Creator: New York (State). Dept. of State.
Language: English
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Appointment of Frederick Douglass of Monroe County to deliver the votes of the New York members of the Electoral College to the U.S. Senate, 1872. Most members had pledged themselves to Ulysses S. Grant for President. The appointment was signed by all New York electors, as well as by Douglass.

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Location:

New York (State)

Monroe County (N.Y.)

Time Period:

1870s

Collections:

19th Century African American Voting Rights

Electoral College, 1829-1992

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