Photo, Print, Drawing The political farce of 1876
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- The political farce of 1876
- Print showing bust portraits of eight men, identified as, clockwise from top, Oliver P. Morton, James A. Garfield, George F. Hoar, William Strong, Joseph P. Bradley, Samuel F. Miller, George F. Edmunds, and Frederick T. Frelinghuysen; also a group of four men identified as the "Louisiana Returning Board", from left, Kenner, Casenave, Anderson, and Wells. Includes text of four quotes regarding election fraud, such as this by Messrs. Clifford, Field, Bayard, Abbott, Hunton, Thurman & Payne, "We can prove beyond a shadow of doubt that Louisiana and Florida voted for Tilden by decisive majorities, and we are prepared to show up the villainous frauds of the Returning Boards. All we ask is investigation by this commission" and this by U.S. Grant, "No man worthy of the office of President should be willing to hold it if counted in, or placed there, by any fraud. Either party can afford to be disappointed in the result, but the country cannot afford to have the result tainted by the suspicion of illegal, or false returns." In the 1876 presidential election, the election returns in four states were disputed; the final tally of votes showed Democratic candidate Samuel Tilden with approximately 250,000 more popular votes than Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes, though Hayes ended up with one more electoral vote than Tilden. On March 2, 1877, Congress met in a joint session and declared Hayes and Wheeler president and vice-president.
- Created / Published
- Newark, N.J. : [Published by Joseph A. Stoll] 97 South Orange Ave., c1877.
- Subject Headings
- - Hayes, Rutherford B.,--1822-1893
- - Tilden, Samuel J.--(Samuel Jones),--1814-1886
- - Presidential elections--United States--1870-1880
- - Corruption--United States--1870-1880
- - Fraud--United States--1870-1880
- - Vote counting--United States--1870-1880
- - Title from item.
- - Caption continues: The two negroes and ten whites who defeated the will of the American people, as expressed through the Ballot box, on the 7th day of November 1876.
- - Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1877, by Joseph A. Stoll, in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
- 1 print : lithograph.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Stoll (Joseph)--Political farce ... (D size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Digital Id
- pga 03330 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.03330
- cph 3a16628 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a16628
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- OCLC Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-pga-03330 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-14363 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
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The Political Farce of. United States, ca. 1877. [Newark, N.J.: Published by Joseph A. Stoll 97 South Orange Ave] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2006677483/.
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(ca. 1877) The Political Farce of. United States, ca. 1877. [Newark, N.J.: Published by Joseph A. Stoll 97 South Orange Ave] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006677483/.
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The Political Farce of. [Newark, N.J.: Published by Joseph A. Stoll 97 South Orange Ave] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2006677483/>.
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