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  Statement of votes polled and tally sheet for election of officers under the Topeka Constitution, Lawrence precinct
Author: Blackman, William I. R.; Mallory, A. H.; Robinson, Alfred
Date: August 3, 1857

An official statement and accompanying tally sheet detaling the results of the "State Election" held under the authority of the Topeka Constitution. This document was from the Lawrence precinct and was certified by election judges W. I. R. Blackman, A. H. Mallory, and Alfred Robinson. Election participants were primarily free state supporters who cast votes for state officials, representatives to the U.S. Congress, and U.S. senators; they also indicated whether they were for or against the Topeka Constitution.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: William I. R. Blackman Collection, #278, Box 1, Folder 3
Item Number: 102384 Number of images: 2
Keywords: Blackman, William I. R.; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Election, Topeka Constitution, August 1857; Elections; Free state constitutions; Free state movement (see also Topeka Movement); Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Mallory, Anson H.; Robinson, Alfred; Topeka Constitution

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