200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019


Election returns filed with the secretary of the Alabama Territory

The returns include the date and location of the election, as well as the number of votes received by each candidate. Both civil and military elections are included in this series. Returns were usually verified by the local sheriff or other designated manager before being sent to the governor, who then filed them with the secretary. Transcripts are included.

Creator: Secretary of the Alabama Territory
Date: 1817
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Election returns

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Grade 10: Standard(s) 8
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 5

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