Pennsylvania 1804 U.S. House of Representatives, District 10

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Pennsylvania 1804 U.S. House of Representatives, District 10
Date:
1804
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
John Hamilton, John Israel
Candidates: John Hamilton[1]John Israel
Affiliation:RepublicanQuid
Final Result: [2][3][4][5]868-
District of Ten868-
Washington County868-

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"The intrigues which were set of foot in Washington county in the Western part of this state, have terminated against the quids~ We understand that Mr. John Israel (son of Mr. Israel Israel of this district) was put forward there by the quids in opposition to Mr. Hoge, but the thing would not work, and Mr. Hamilton, a republican, was taken up for Congress at Mr. Hoge's desire." Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 1804.
[3]"As had been unfortunately witnessed in this district, several, who had been republicans, forsook their principlies and joined the federalist against the republican candidates: but happily the federalists and quids of Washington county have been completely defeated...Mr. John Israel of Pittsburg, has been one of the principle promoters of third partyism." Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 22, 1804.
[4]"John Hamilton, esq. has been elected member of congress: this gentleman is a tried republican. He succeeds Mr. Hoge, a member of the present congress, who had been returned by the republican party but who opposed the admendment to the consitution." Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 22, 1804.
[5]The returns for John Israel were not listed.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 1804.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 22, 1804.

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