Virginia 1812 House of Delegates, Hampshire County

Office:
House of Delegates (State)
Title:
Delegate
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Virginia 1812 House of Delegates, Hampshire County
Date:
1812
State:
Virginia
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
House of Delegates/Delegate
Candidates:
Francis White, Alexander King, William Armstrong, Jonathan Pugh
Candidates: Francis White[1]Alexander King[2]William ArmstrongJonathan Pugh
Affiliation:FederalistFederalistDemocratDemocrat
Final Result: [3][4][5][6]336334228220
Hampshire County336334228220

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]"A gentleman in Hampshire County, Virginia, writes that the election for members of assembly in that county had terminated, and...the election resulted in the choice of the federal candidates, by a majority of 113 votes. The federal majority was last year only 6; and the whole number of votes given is said to be less by 100 than last year." The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). May 2, 1812.
[4]"Federal majority -- this year, 111 -- last year it was but 13>" The New-York Gazette and General Advertiser (New York, NY). May 7, 1812.
[5]"At an election held in Romney, on Monday, the 20th ult. for the purpose of electing two delegates to represent the county of James City in the next General Assembly of Virginia -- at the close of the poll, the votes stood as follows:" Federal Republican and Commercial Gazette (Baltimore, MD). May 9, 1812
[6]The Federal Republican and Commercial Gazette (Baltimore, MD) lists Frances White with 335 votes.

References:

Original Poll Book, Hampshire County. The National Archives, Washington, DC.
Martinsburgh Gazette (Martinsburg, WV). May 1, 1812.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). May 2, 1812.
Federal Gazette and Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). May 4, 1812.
The New-York Gazette and General Advertiser (New York, NY). May 7, 1812.
Federal Republican and Commercial Gazette (Baltimore, MD). May 9, 1812.
New-York Spectator (New York, NY). May 9, 1812.
Norfolk Gazette and Publick Ledger (Norfolk, VA). May 13, 1812.
Leonard, Cynthia Miller, ed. The General Assembly of Virginia, July 30, 1619 - January 11, 1978: A Bicentennial Register of Members. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1978.

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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).
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).
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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