Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 249

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(PRESIDENTS--1840 CAMPAIGN.) Three documents certifying the votes of New York's electors for the Harrison-Tyler ticket. 3 Documents Signed, the Seward document 17 3/4 x 11 inches, the other two each about 17 x 21 inches; each with folds and minor wear, each laid down on board, the Tyler document dampstained in margins; a clipped William Henry Harrison signature later laid down on the Harrison document. (TFC) Albany, NY, 2 December 1840

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These are the official calligraphically rendered documents concerning New York's unanimous Electoral College support for William Henry Harrison over Van Buren. They include an official list of the 42 electors, signed by Governor William H. Seward The official statement of support for Harrison, signed by all 42 electors and a similar statement in favor of John Tyler as vice-president.