Collection MSS 1231 - Oregon elections collection, 1846-1888

Preliminary abstract of votes, November 1857 Oregon election

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MSS 1231

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Oregon elections collection, 1846-1888

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  • 1846 - 1888 (Creation)

Extent

2.25 cubic feet. (1 document case, 2 flat boxes, 1 reel microfilm)

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(1857)

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Collection assembled by the Oregon Historical Society regarding elections in Oregon. Included are Poll Books for Sauvie Island (1859), Astoria Precinct (1857), Elkton Precinct (1856), Santiam Precinct (1860), and Butte Creek (1872); contributors to the 1873 election fund; certified documents of electors, president and vice-president, U.S. (1876, 1880, 1888); and newspaper clippings and list of contributors to the 1888 election. Additional materials include oversize ballots and tally sheets (in 2 flat boxes), and 1860-1862 election materials (1 reel of microfilm).

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Arranged by date, county, and precinct.

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This collection is open to the public.

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No Copyright - United States http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

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  • English

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  • Citation: Oregon Elections collection, Mss 1231, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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