Browse All Images

This image requires the use of Flash version 9 or later. If you are unable to view this image, you can download the latest version of Flash.

View image without Flash

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
Creator: New York (State). Dept. of State.
Language: English

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.


IsFormatOf: Digital representation of page from bound journal.

IsPartOf: Document Showcase


This image is provided for education and research purposes. Rights may be reserved. Responsibility for securing permissions to distribute, publish, reproduce or other use rest with the user. For additional information see our Copyright and Use Statement here.


New York (State)

Monroe County (N.Y.)

Time Period:



19th Century African American Voting Rights

Electoral College, 1829-1992