Maryland 1790 U.S. House of Representatives

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Maryland 1790 U.S. House of Representatives
Date:
1790
State:
Maryland
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Samuel Sterett, William Pinkney, Joshua Seney, William Vans Murray, Philip Key, Upton Sheredine, Daniel Carroll, George Gale, Michael Jenifer Stone, James Tilghman, Benjamin Contee, Dent, James Brown
Candidates: Samuel Sterett[1]William Pinkney[2]Joshua Seney[3]William Vans Murray[4]Philip Key[5]Upton Sheredine[6]Daniel CarrollGeorge GaleMichael Jenifer StoneJames TilghmanBenjamin ConteeDentJames Brown
Affiliation:ChesapeakeChesapeakeChesapeakeChesapeakeChesapeakeChesapeakePotomacPotomacPotomacPotomacPotomac
Final Result: [7][8][9]1642010456988796479640938875327464731872866528111
Allegany County408-----408408408408408--
City of Annapolis1021224932119888299671--
Anne Arundel County403829351383733124--
Town of Baltimore[10]30483045304630473045304261221-1
Baltimore County248624862486248624862486-------
Calvert County23223431-235229237230212--
Caroline County633622331396313312322294319317---
Cecil County[11]9018578738558568553336331933--
Charles County[12]1018-----10181019102510191019--
Dorchester County5385405355435335317637---
Frederick County13265555688686688686684--
Harford County[13][14]128512831282128112821283-------
Kent County[15]54848157346344143183865862546-
Montgomery County1416-----14181419141914191419--
Prince George's County965221--974972975972973--
Queen Anne's County[16]43842946139539638933413438182-
Saint Mary's County37313313585231-380290197237238--
Somerset County1473821-1115131181126128106--
Talbot County[17][18]28012351502428255247246243166--
Washington County[19]1152-----11521152115211521152--
Worcester County27822842-1263278264268403-

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected.
[6]Elected.
[7]Under Maryland law for the election for the 1st and 2nd Congress 'candidates were elected at-large but had to be residents of a specific district with the statewide vote determining winners from each district.' United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997. 3.
[8]Philip Key and Michael J. Stone were from District 1; Joshua Seney and James Tilgham from District 2; Benjamin Contee and William Pinkney from District 3; Samuel Sterett from District 4, George Gale, John Done and William V. Murray from District 5; and, Daniel Caroll and Upton Sheredine from District 6.
[9]The October 28, 1790 edition of the Maryland Gazette and the November 4, 1790 edition of the Pennsylvania Mercury list 10455 votes for William Pinkney, 9387 votes for Upton Sheredine, 7527 votes for Daniel Carroll, and 7313 votes for Michael J. Stone.
[10]The October 14, 1790 edition of the Pennsylvania Mercury lists 3031 votes for Samuel Sterett, 3028 votes for William Pinkney, 3028 votes for Joshua Seney, 3029 for William Vans Murray, 3029 votes for Philip Key, 3024 votes for Upton Sheredine, and 7 votes for Daniel Carroll.
[11]The October 15, 1790 edition of The Maryland Journal, and the Baltimore Advertiser (Baltimore, MD) and October 21, 1790 edition of the Pennsylvania Mercury list 890 Samuel Sterett.
[12]The October 28, 1790 edition of the Maryland Gazette lists 1020 votes for Michael J. Stone.
[13]The October 15, 1790 edition of The Maryland Journal, and the Baltimore Advertiser (Baltimore, MD), the October 20, 1790 edition of the General Advertiser, the October 22, 1820 edition of the Daily Advertiser, and the October 21 1790 edition of the Pennsylvania Mercury list 1284 votes for Philp Key, 1285 votes for Joshua Seney, 1287 votes for William Pinkney, 1288 for Samuel Sterett, 1283 votes for William V. Murray and 1284 votes for Upton Sheredine.
[14]The Original Election Book from the Harford Historical Society lists 1161 votes for Philp Key, 1161 votes for Joshua Seney, 1163 votes for William Pinkney, 1164 for Samuel Sterett, 1160 votes for William V. Murray and 1162 votes for Upton Sheredine.
[15]The October 28, 1790 edition of the Maryland Gazette lists 430 votes for Upton Sheredine.
[16]The October 28, 1790 edition of the Maryland Gazette lists 480 votes for William Pinkney.
[17]The October 22, 1790 edition of the Daily Advertiser and the October 12, 1790 edition of the Maryland Herald list 282 votes for Samuel Sterett and 250 votes for Daniel Carroll.
[18]The October 28, 1790 edition of the Maryland Gazette lists 250 votes for Daniel Carroll.
[19]The October 22, 1790 edition of the Daily Advertiser and the October 20, 1790 edition of the General Advertiser list Michael Jenifer Stone, James Tilghman, Benjamin Contee, George Gale, Samuel Sterett and Daniel Carrol each had 1158 votes.

References:

Original Election Returns. Maryland State Archives, Annapolis.
Original Election Book. Historical Society of Harford County, Bel Air.
The Maryland Gazette (Annapolis, MD). October 12, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1790.
The Maryland Journal, and the Baltimore Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 15, 1790.
The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY). October 16, 1790.
General Advertiser, and Political, Commercial, Agricultural and Literary Journal (Philadelphia, PA). October 20, 1790.
The Maryland Herald, and Eastern Shore Intelligencer (Easton, MD). October 21, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 21, 1790.
The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY). October 22, 1790.
The Maryland Gazette (Annapolis, MD). October 28, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 4, 1790.
Dubin, Michael J. United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 1998.

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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).
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).
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).
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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