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Voter registration card from Alamance County, N.C., 1902Voter registration card from Alamance County, N.C., 1902

Voter registration cards from Alamance County, 1902, in the North Carolina State Archives.

After the suffrage amendment took effect, North Carolinians still eligible to vote registered with their local precincts. The two registration cards shown here are from Alamance County.

North Carolina, Alamance County, Patterson Precinct:

I do solemnly swear (or affirm that I am a citizen of the United States and of the State of North Carolina: I am 53 years of age: I was on the first day of January, A. D. 1867, or prior to that date, entitled to vote under the Constitution and laws of …, in which I then resided (or, I am a lineal descendant of William Moody who was on January 1, 1867, or prior to that date, entitled to vote under the Constitution and laws of the State of N. C. wherein he then resided:
James M. X [his mark] Moody
Sworn and subscribed before me, this 23 day of Oct 1902. A. L. McPherson, Registrar.