Pennsylvania 1801 Director of the Poor, Lancaster County

Office:
Director of the Poor (County)
Title:
Director of the Poor
Jurisdiction:
County
Label:
Pennsylvania 1801 Director of the Poor, Lancaster County
Date:
1801
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Director of the Poor/Director of the Poor
Candidates:
Michael Musser, Samuel Humes, George Thomas, William Webb, John Wein, John Yeates
Candidates: Michael MusserSamuel HumesGeorge ThomasWilliam WebbJohn WeinJohn Yeates
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublicanRepublicanFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [1][2][3][4]216521462062201520062000
Lancaster County216521462062201520062000
Elizabeth173169169144142139
Ephrata244243242147149147
Lancaster778773695581584572
Manheim[5]172171170242240243
New Holland263263260407402407
Salisbury[6]138138137148147148
Strasburg[7]138130130236235235
Unicorn259259259110107109

Notes:

[1]Kline's Carlisle Weekly Gazette (Carlisle, PA), Der Readinger Adler (Reading, PA), American Eagle (Easton, PA), and The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA) use the spelling Wien for John Wein.
[2]The Lancaster Correspondent (Lancaster, PA) uses the name Mosser for Michael Musser, Yates for John Yeates, and Ween for John Wein.
[3]Kline's Carlisle Weekly Gazette (Carlisle, PA) lists Michael Musser with 2156 votes.
[4]The American Eagle (Easton, PA), The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA), The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), and The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) list Michael Musser with 2156 votes, William Webb with 2013 votes, John Wein with 2008 votes, and John Yeates with 1997 votes.
[5]The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA) lists Michael Musser with 173 votes, William Webb with 240 votes, John Wein with 242 votes, and John Yeates with 240 votes.
[6]The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA) refers to Salisbury as Turnpike.
[7]The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA) lists Michael Musser with 128 votes.

References:

Der Readinger Adler (Reading, PA). October 20, 1801.
The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). October 21, 1801.
The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 21, 1801.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 22, 1801.
American Eagle (Easton, PA). October 24, 1801.
Die Harrisburger Morgenrothe (Harrisburg, PA). October 24, 1801.
The Lancaster Correspondent (Lancaster, PA). October 24, 1801.
Kline's Carlisle Weekly Gazette (Carlisle, PA). October 28, 1801.

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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).

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