New York 1788 Assembly, Queens County

Office:
Assembly (State)
Title:
Assemblyman
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New York 1788 Assembly, Queens County
Date:
1788
State:
New York
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Assembly/Assemblyman
Candidates:
Samuel Jones, Stephen Carman, Whitehead Cornwell, John Schenck, Nathaniel Lawrence, Francis Lewis, Prior Townsend
Candidates: Samuel Jones[1]Stephen Carman[2]Whitehead Cornwell[3]John Schenck[4]Nathaniel LawrenceFrancis LewisPrior Townsend
Affiliation:Anti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [5][6]408377371338321312291
Queens County408377371338321312291
Town of Flushing995610657257
Town of Jamaica14136914277675
Town of Newtown[7]2365223826057
Town of North Hempstead84824798804950
Town of Oyster Bay7548-70422244
Town of South Hempstead20321914712325338

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Some sources list Whitehead Cornwell as Whitehead Cornell.
[6]"1788, Feb. 20-Samuel Jones, by the address of Governor Clinton, is made his active tool to serve the interests of his own party-N.Y. Adv." Queens County in Olden Times.
[7]The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY) lists Francis Lewis (Francis Seaman) with 67 votes in Newton.

References:

Journal of the New York Assembly, 1788.
The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). June 5, 1788.
The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY). June 7, 1788.
Onderdonk, Henry, Jr. Queens County in Olden Times. Jamaica, NY: Charles Welling, 1865.

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