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Accession number 0000.009
Catalog Number 0000.009.025
Object Name Document
Date 3 Nov 1852
Title Election Returns to reject Louisiana Constitution
Scope & Content I hereby certify that on this 3rd day of November AD 1852, I, Lewis F. Steele, Sheriff of the Parish of Bossier Louisiana, repaired to the Courthouse in the town of Bellevue and in presence of Thomas M. Fort and William J Barnes and other bystanders, compiled the returns sent in by the commissioners of the several precincts of the Parish of Bossier Louisiana, of the election held on the 2nd day of November AD 1852, for the ratification of the new Constitution, lately adopted in Convention at Baton Rouge, for this state when I found that the vote stood as follows to wit; for Constitution accepted there was 179 votes, for Constitution rejected there was 238 votes polled.
Thus done and signed together with the above named witnesses, this the 3rd day of November AD 1852.
Attest
TM Fort
WJ Barnes
EE Robins
LF Steele
People Steele, Lewis Field
Fort, Thomas Moore
Barnes, William J.
Robins, Edward E.
Search Terms Elections
Louisiana State Constitutional Convention
Louisiana State Constitution
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Inventoried date 2009-08-01