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The object is a John C. Breckenridge and Joseph Lane Democratic ticket for the 1860 presidential election. Bust portraits of both men are featured at the ballot's top. It is printed on off-white paper with black ink.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 X 5 inches
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ink on paper
recto, at top: DEMOCRATIC TICKET/ OUR PRINCIPLES / The Constitution / The Sovereignty & Equality of the States; The Repeal of the Missouri / Restriction; The People of the Terri- / -tories in forming State Governments / to adopt their own Institutions. / Equal protection to Citizens / Native & Naturalized, & / to every species of / Property. / FOR PRESIDENT / JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE / of Kentucky / FOR VICE PRESIDENT / JOSEPH LANE / of Oregon / [A list of electors follows.] / Write your name on the back of this Ticket / Election on Tuesday November 6th 1860 / Lith. of Hoyer & Ludwig Richmond Va
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875; Lane, Joseph, 1801-1881; Presidents--United States--Election--1860
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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