New York 1807 Council of Appointment

Office:
Council of Appointment (State)
Title:
Council of Appointment
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New York 1807 Council of Appointment
Date:
1807
State:
New York
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Council of Appointment/Council of Appointment
Candidates:
James Burt, John Nicholas, Edward Savage, Thomas Thomas, Ezra L'Hommedieu, Nathan Smith, John Veeder, Peter C. Adams
Candidates: James Burt[1]John Nicholas[2]Edward Savage[3]Thomas Thomas[4]Ezra L'HommedieuNathan SmithJohn VeederPeter C. Adams
Affiliation:LewisiteLewisiteLewisiteLewisiteClintonianClintonianClintonianClintonian
Final Result: [5][6][7][8]5452525144434341
[9]5452525144434341

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Thomas Thomas and Ezra L'Hommedieu were candidates from the Southern District; James Burt and Peter C. Adams were candidates from the Middle District; Edward Savage and John Veedere were candidates from the Eastern District; and John Nicholas and Nathan Smith were candidates from the Western District.
[6]The Suffolk Gazette (Sag Harbor, NY), February 9, and the Republican Watch-Tower (New York, NY), February 3, list 53 votes for James Burt.
[7]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) refers to the Lewisites as "Friends of the Administration" and The Albany Register (Albany, NY), February 2, lists the Lewisites as the "Union Ticket."
[8]"Four of our members are still absent--Mr. Roberts of Washington, whose house is destroyed by fire, was obliged to return to his family. Mr. Kellogg is confined to his room by illness. Two of our friends, who are perfectly sound, voted for Nicholas and Burt." Republican Watch-Tower (New York, NY). February 3, 1807.
[9]"Every Federal Member voted for the successful candidates." The Albany Register (Albany, NY). January 29, 1807.

References:

Journal of the New York Assembly, 1807. 13-14.
The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). January 29, 1807.
The Albany Register (Albany, NY). January 29, 1807.
Republican Crisis (Albany, NY). January 29, 1807.
The Albany Register (Albany, NY). February 2, 1807.
Lansingburgh Gazette (Lansingburgh, NY). February 3, 1807.
New-York Herald (New York, NY). February 4, 1807.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). February 4, 1807.
Plebeian (Kingston, NY). February 6, 1807.
Suffolk Gazette (Sag Harbor, NY). February 9, 1807.

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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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