Certification of Electors for President and Vice President of the United States, 1876

CertificationOfElectors_1876.jpg

Title

Certification of Electors for President and Vice President of the United States, 1876

Description

This document certified the identities of the five electors who would represent Vermont to the Electoral College in the 1876 presidential and vice presidential election. The certificate is signed by the clerks from each of Vermont's counties and lists as electors Charles E. Houghton, Jacob Estey, Henry N. Sollace, Roswell Farnham, and Alvin C. Welch. Vermont's five electoral votes were allocated to Rutherford B. Hayes in what would go on to be a complex and contested election.

Publisher

State of Vermont

Date

1876

Source

Bside D/ Political elections - 1876

Extent

1 broadside ; 34 x 21.5 cm [folded]

Identifier

CertificationOfElectors_1876.jpg

Format

jpeg

Original Format

Citation

“Certification of Electors for President and Vice President of the United States, 1876,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed October 2, 2022, https://digitalvermont.org/items/show/2206.