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Washington County Anti-Know Nothing Ticket, 1855

Ticket listing candidates for Washington County positions running on the Anti-Know Nothing Ticket. The Know Nothing party was a nativist, anti-immigrant national party. Also known as the American party, the group earned its nickname because its…

Song of the Rutland Fremont Club, 1856

Lyrics to the Song of the Rutland Fremont Club, by A.B. Foot, sung to the tune of Old Dan Tucker. The Fremont Club supported John C. Fremont, the first presidential candidate put forward by the newly formed Republican Party.

Uncut Union Tickets, 1863

Uncut sheet of four tickets for the Union Ticket in the Vermont state and Rutland County election. The Union Party (or the National Union Party) was the name adopted by the Republican Party amidst the Civil War. All three of the statewide candidates,…

Voting Instructions for Soldiers, 1864

Circular issued by the State of Vermont Executive Chamber, St. Albans, August 9, 1864.

National Ticket for President, Abraham Lincoln, and for Vice President, Andrew Johnson, 1864

Republican ticket for Vermont electors of the president and vice president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Johnson. Printed on pale pink paper, the ticket lists the five candidates for Vermont's five electors: Electors at Large,…

Republican Ticket, Grant and Colfax, 1868

Republican ticket for Vermont electors of the President and Vice President of the United States, 1868. The ticket lists the presidential and vice presidential candidates, Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax, and the five candidates for the five…

Republican Ticket, 1868

Republican ticket for the 1868 state and county elections for Franklin County, Vermont. At the top of the ticket are portraits of that year's Republican nominees for president and vice president, Ulysses S. Grant and Schuler Colfax. Above them is the…

Hon. A.B. Gardner at the Washington County Convention, 1872

Announcement of speech by the Honorable A.B. Gardner at the Washington County Convention, to be held in Montpelier on Tuesday, August 20, 1872. Abraham Brodkins Gardner, a Republican, was the Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1863…

Administrative Reform, 1876

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Ticket related to the 1876 presidential election calling for Administrative reform." The slip is illustrated with a rooster, the symbol of the Democratic Party, and lists the Democratic candidates for president and vice president, Samuel J. Tilden of…

Tilden and Hendricks Club!, 1876

Announcement for a meeting of the Tilden and Hendricks Club on Thursday, August 17, 1876 at the Village Hall in Montpelier. Samuel Tilden, Governor of New York, was the 1876 Democratic nominee for president, and Thomas A. Hendricks, governor of…

Argus and Patriot Extra, 1876

Newspaper extra from November 11, 1876 reporting on the ballot counting process for the 1876 presidential election between Republican Rutherford B. Hayes and Democrat Samuel Tilden. This election was too close to call in several states after the…