Pennsylvania 1790 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Pennsylvania 1790 Governor
Date:
1790
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
Thomas Mifflin, Arthur Saint Clair, Charles Thomson
Candidates: Thomas Mifflin[1]Arthur Saint ClairCharles Thomson
Affiliation:supported by both partiesFederalist
Final Result: 2797428642
Allegheny County354350-
Bedford County539334-
Berks County[2]246664-
Bucks County[3]22683-
Chester County[4]106581-
Cumberland County[5]89594-
Carlisle54154-
Dauphin County129711-
Delaware County[6]68514-
Fayette County[7][8]995339-
Crossings42141-
Georges21664-
Red Stone38483-
Uniontown35351-
Franklin County1508193-
Huntingdon County[9]28876-
Lancaster County[10]177050-
Luzerne County[11]24962-
Kingston---
Salem---
Tioga3011-
Tunkhannock---
Wilkes-Barre9129-
Mifflin County140417-
Montgomery County[12]2191188-
Northampton County[13]187093-
Northumberland County[14][15]95868-
City of Philadelphia1761962
Philadelphia County[16][17]142418-
Washington County[18]1732544-
Westmoreland County556130-
York County[19]169939-

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 2360 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[3]The Freeman's Journal: or, the North-American Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), and The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) list Thomas Mifflin with 2286 votes.
[4]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 850 votes for Thomas Mifflin and 80 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.
[5]The Carlisle Gazette, and the Western Repository of Knowledge (Carlisle, PA) lists 865 votes for Thomas Mifflin and 64 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.
[6]Several newspapers reported 19 votes for Arthur Saint Clair, including The Federal Gazette and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), and The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA).
[7]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 324 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.
[8]Journal of the Pennsylvania State Senate for 1790 lists 399 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.
[9]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 284 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[10]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 39 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.
[11]The votes from Luzerne County were missing in the Official Returns.
[12]The General Advertiser lists 2197 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[13]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 90 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.
[14]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 965 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[15]The Annals of Buffalo Valley lists 865 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[16]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 1434 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[17]Journal of the Pennsylvania State Senate for 1790 lists 1421 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[18]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) and the Albert Gallatin Papers list 1740 votes for Thomas Mifflin and 543 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.
[19]The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 50 votes for Arthur Saint Clair.

References:

Journal of the Pennsylvania State Senate, 1790. 29.
Journal of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1790. 28.
Albert Gallatin Papers. Microfilm Reel 1. Frame 0478.
The Carlisle Gazette, and the Western Repository of Knowledge (Carlisle, PA). October 13, 1790.
The Federal Gazette and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 1790.
General Advertiser, and Political, Commercial, Agricultural and Literary Journal (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 1790.
The Federal Gazette and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1790.
General Advertiser, and Political, Commercial, Agricultural and Literary Journal (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1790.
General Advertiser, and Political, Commercial, Agricultural and Literary Journal (Philadelphia, PA). October 15, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 15, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1790.
General Advertiser, and Political, Commercial, Agricultural and Literary Journal (Philadelphia, PA). October 19, 1790.
The Carlisle Gazette, and the Western Repository of Knowledge (Carlisle, PA). October 20, 1790.
The Freeman's Journal: or, the North-American Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA). October 20, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Herald, and York General Advertiser (York, PA). October 20, 1790.
Neue Unpartheyische Readinger Zeitung und Anzeigs-Nachrichten (Reading, PA). October 20, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Herald, and York General Advertiser (York, PA). October 21, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 22, 1790.
The Federal Gazette and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 23, 1790.
General Advertiser, and Political, Commercial, Agricultural and Literary Journal (Philadelphia, PA). October 23, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 23, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 27, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 2, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Journal and the Weekly Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 3, 1790.
Harvey, Oscar Jewell and Ernest Gray Smith. A History of Wilkes-Barre. Vol. III. Wilkes-Barre, PA: Raeder Press, 1927. 1648.
Linn, John Blair, ed. Annals of Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania: 1755-1855. Harrisburg: Lane S. Hart, 1877. 266.
Murray, Louise Welles. A History of Old Tioga Point and Early Athens. Athens, PA, 1908. 327.

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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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