Maryland 1788 Constitutional Convention, Harford County

Office:
Constitutional Convention (State)
Title:
Convention Delegate
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Maryland 1788 Constitutional Convention, Harford County
Date:
1788
State:
Maryland
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Constitutional Convention/Convention Delegate
Candidates:
William Paca, John Love, Luther Martin, William Pinckney, B. Rumsey, Aquila Hall, John Archer, B. E. Hall
Candidates: William PacaJohn LoveLuther MartinWilliam PinckneyB. RumseyAquila HallJohn ArcherB. E. Hall
Affiliation:Anti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-Federalist
Final Result: [1]41441341041061656053
Harford County41441341041061656053

Notes:

[1]"The election for four members to represent the county of Harford in the Convention to meet at Annapolis on the 21st inst. to decide on the new constitution, was closed yesterday about 5 o'clock in the afternoon, when the poll stood as follows. The first four candidates pledged themselves to the electors, that if chosen, they would never assent to the proposed constitution unless such amendments are made." The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA). April 17, 1788.

References:

The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA). April 17, 1788.
The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). April 24, 1788.
Risjord, Norman K. Chesapeake Politics: 1781-1800. New York: Columbia University Press, 1978.

Page Images:

handwritten notes
Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
handwritten notes
Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).

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