Appointment of Frederick Douglass of Monroe County to deliver the votes of the New York members of the Electoral College to the U.S. Senate, 1872. Most members had pledged themselves to Ulysses S. Grant for President. The appointment was signed by all New York electors, as well as by Douglass.
December 4 1872
New York State Archives, New York (State). Dept. of State. Journal of New York State Electoral College, 1856-1972. Series B0023-78. Box 1, Volume 1.
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