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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #118
DepartmentPolitical Ballots
Sold For$450.00(hammer price)
 $540.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 8, 2018

Description

VIRGINIA ELECTION TICKETS AND OTHER ELECTION-RELATED EPHEMERA Circa 1824-1894
Approx. 16 items, including tickets, broadsides and handbills. Includes a Jackson Ticket for Electors", a "Van Buren Electoral Ticket", a "Grant & Wilson Republican Ticket" for Presidential electors, gubernatorial and congressional ballots for William Mahone, George D. Wise, Fitzhugh Lee, Thomas S. Flournoy, Gilbert C. Walker and H.H. Wells, a broadside "To the Voters of Rockingham County" announcing the candidacy of J.H. Shue for circuit court clerk, and a broadside resembling a sheet of ruled notepaper marked "Election Day, November 6th, 1894" above list of candidates and "For the Amendment to the Constitution." and "Against the Amendment to the Constitution.""

Condition

Wear commensurate with age including staining, toning, foxing, creases, tears, minor losses, etc. Some with handwritten ink markings. One appears to have a letter drafted on the reverse. One with mathematical computations on the reverse.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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