Virginia 1799 Speaker of the House

Office:
Speaker of the House (State)
Title:
Speaker of the House
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Virginia 1799 Speaker of the House
Date:
1799
State:
Virginia
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Speaker of the House/Speaker of the House
Candidates:
Larkin Smith, John Wise
Candidates: Larkin Smith[1]John Wise
Affiliation:
Final Result: 8355
House of Delegates[2]8355

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"Yesterday the General Assembly of this Commonwealth convened agreeably to adjournment, when a quorum having taken their seats, they proceeded to the election of a clerk."."They then proceeded to the choice of a Speaker, when Mr. Wise the former Speaker, and Col. Larkin Smith of King and Queen were nominated. On examining the ballots, they stood as follow: For Col. Smith 83, Mr. Wise 55, Majority 28."."The successful candidates both approve of the political measures adopted by the last Legislature of this Commonwealth, the other gentlemen were opposed." City Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC), December 14, 1799.

References:

The Examiner (Richmond, VA). December 3, 1799.
The Centinel of Liberty, or George-town and Washington Advertiser (Georgetown, DC). December 10, 1799.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). December 14, 1799.
City Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC). December 14, 1799.
The Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). December 26, 1799.
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).

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