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Abraham Lincoln campaign ephemera

Object Number: 
ca. 1864
Overall: 1 x 9 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 22.9 x 25.4 cm )
Two campaign papers for Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson of the Union ticket. Paper 1: cream-colored paper printed with orange text "UNION TICKET/FOR PRESIDENT./ABRAHAM LINCOLN/OF ILLINOIS/FOR VICE PRESIDENT/ANDREW JOHNSON/OF TENNESSEE." Above, shows American eagle with flag and scroll with text "E PLURIBUS UNUM." Below, lists the presidential electors and names "DONALD C. MC RUER" for Congress. Paper 2: cream-colored paper printed with blue text "BALTIMORE CITY -- Second District./Wards -- 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 19, 20./The Union Forever!/For President,/ABRAHAM LINCON./For Vice-President/ANDREW JOHNSON." Below, blue and red American flag is printed, with list of electors and other union party politicians beneath running for local offices.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group