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Campaigns and Elections: Louisiana: Fraud, Intimidation, & Contested Elections


Some printed items are part of the LLMVC Ephemera Collection; they are listed by item title, with a link to the catalog record for the larger collection.
*Denotes unprocessed collection; see Notes & Tips tab for information on accessing unprocessed manuscript collections and oral history interviews.

photograph of telegram

Edward J. Gay and Family Papers

Telegram from victorious candidate Edward J. Gay to Randall Lee Gibson, alleging voter fraud in recent Congressional election against Willlam Pitt Kellogg, c. 1884

Excerpt from Gayarre book

Address of Charles Gayarré, to the people of the state, on the late frauds perpetrated at the election held on the 7th November, 1853, in the City of New Orleans.

Riots and Public Disturbance at the Polls

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