New York 1788 Constitutional Convention, Albany County

Office:
Constitutional Convention (State)
Title:
Convention Delegate
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New York 1788 Constitutional Convention, Albany County
Date:
1788
State:
New York
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Constitutional Convention/Convention Delegate
Candidates:
John Lansing, Jr., Henry Oothoudt, Dirk Swart, Peter Vrooman, Robert Yates, Israel Thomson, Abraham Ten Eyck, Abraham Ten Broeck, Peter Gansevoort, Jr., Jacob Cuyler, James Gordon, Francis Nicoll, Jeronemus Hoogland, John W. Schomerhorn
Candidates: John Lansing, Jr.[1]Henry Oothoudt[2]Dirk Swart[3]Peter Vrooman[4]Robert Yates[5]Israel Thomson[6]Abraham Ten Eyck[7]Abraham Ten BroeckPeter Gansevoort, Jr.Jacob CuylerJames GordonFrancis NicollJeronemus HooglandJohn W. Schomerhorn
Affiliation:Anti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [8][9][10][11][12]46814678467346714670466646572627262126202617261726132610
Albany County46814678467346714670466646572627262126202617261726132610

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected.
[6]Elected.
[7]Elected.
[8]Various sources give alternate spellings of some candidates' names: Dirk Swart as Dirck Swart; Israel Thomson as Israel Thompson; Jeronemus Hoogland as Jeronemus Hoagland; John W. Schomerhorn as John Schermerhorn, John Schamerhorn, and John Schameron; and Abraham Ten Broek as Abraham Tenbroek and Abraham Ten Brook.
[9]The Annals of Albany lists Abraham Ten Eyck as Anthony Ten Eyck.
[10]The Annals of Albany and some issues of the New York Journal list Israel Thomson on the Anti-Federal ticket, while the Independent Gazetteer, Federal Herald, and some issues of the New York Journal list this candidate on the Federal ticket.
[11]The Federal Herald lists Israel Thomson with 466 votes.
[12]The Daily Advertiser does not list returns for Israel Thomson or Francis Nicoll.

References:

The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). June 3, 1788.
The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY). June 4, 1788.
The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). June 5, 1788.
The Federal Herald (Lansingburgh, NY). June 9, 1788.
The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). June 9, 1788.
The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA). June 10, 1788.
Munsell, Joel. The Annals of Albany. Vol. I. Albany, NY: J. Munsell, 1850.

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