Southampton County Poll List, 2d Magisterial District, 1st Precinct
African Americans, suffrage
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.
Secretary of the Commonwealth, General Election Records, 1867, 1869, Southampton County, Accession 50706, State Government Records Collection,
July 6, 1869
Library of Virginia
Printed form and manuscript
Southampton County, Virginia