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|Record Creator:||Tacoma Municipal Government|
These records are a register of voters of the City of Tacoma, Second Ward, from 1885-1889. This register includes names of prominent men and women in early Tacoma history.
Each entry includes the name of the voter, their age, their place of nativity, occupation, residence, filed intention, and date of registration.
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|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Sources of Transfer||Tacoma, City of
|Notes||To learn more about this register, contact Tacoma Public Library.
Digitized by the Washington State Archives Imaging and Preservation Services through a grant with the National Historical Records and Preservation Commission (NHPRC). Indexed by Eastern Washington University student interns.
|Agency History:||When Morton McCarver arrived in 1868, he began a campaign to attract settlers and the Northern Pacific Railroad to his project, "Tacoma City". After the arrival of the Northern Pacific Rail Road who established their own town, "New Tacoma" two miles south of Tacoma City, the two merged in 1887. The City of Tacoma was incorporated in 1884 and is the county seat for Pierce County.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Tacoma 2nd Ward Voter Registration, 1885-1889, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|