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Southampton County Poll List, 2d Magisterial District, 1st Precinct

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Title

Southampton County Poll List, 2d Magisterial District, 1st Precinct

Subject

African Americans, suffrage

Description

For decades, Virginia localities kept separate registers for African American and white voters. These registers are for Southampton County and record the African Americans and whites who voted at the first precinct of the second magisterial district during the election held on July 6, 1869. That day 94 percent of white registered voters in Southampton turned out and overwhelmingly approved the new constitution and elected Conservative Party candidates to the legislature.

Source

Secretary of the Commonwealth, General Election Records, 1867, 1869, Southampton County, Accession 50706, State Government Records Collection,

Date

July 6, 1869

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Printed form and manuscript

Identifier

15_1072_010, 15_1072_011

Coverage

Southampton County, Virginia