Pennsylvania 1795 Speaker of the House

Office:
Speaker of the House (State)
Title:
Speaker of the House
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Pennsylvania 1795 Speaker of the House
Date:
1795
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Speaker of the House/Speaker of the House
Candidates:
George Latimer, William Maclay, scattering
Candidates: George Latimer[1]William Maclayscattering
Affiliation:Federalist
Final Result: [2]34132
House of Representatives34132

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"A quorum met, 49 members present. Several returns were read. It was moved by Mr. Morgan that the house proceeded to the choice of a speaker. Mr. Smilie objected, as the house might be fuller to morrow. Precedent was cited in favor of proceeding." The New-York Journal, and Patriotic Register (New York, NY). December 5, 1795.

References:

The New-York Journal, and Patriotic Register (New York, NY). December 5, 1795.
The Western Telegraphe, and Washington Advertiser (Washington, PA). December 15, 1795.

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