Massachusetts 1808 U.S. House of Representatives, Norfolk District

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Massachusetts 1808 U.S. House of Representatives, Norfolk District
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Ebenezer Seaver, Edward H. Robbins, James Richardson, John Q. Adams, James Bowdoin, William Brewer, Nathaniel Ruggles
Candidates: Ebenezer Seaver[1]Edward H. RobbinsJames RichardsonJohn Q. AdamsJames BowdoinWilliam BrewerNathaniel Ruggles
Final Result: 2300167631111
District of Norfolk2300167631111
Middlesex County325271-----
Town of Holliston6255-----
Town of Hopkinton10019-----
Town of Natick4617-----
Town of Newton49120-----
Town of Sherburne6860-----
Norfolk County1975140531111
Town of Bellingham3624-----
Town of Braintree6986-----
Town of Brookline[2]4840-----
Town of Canton116221----
Town of Cohasset3660-----
Town of Dedham1999521---
Town of Dorchester16690---1-
Town of Dover4830-----
Town of Foxborough7045-----
Town of Franklin62133-----
Town of Medfield4164-----
Town of Medway7385-----
Town of Milton10650-----
Town of Needham8039-----
Town of Quincy4179-----
Town of Randolph9718-----
Town of Roxbury264137----1
Town of Sharon6456-----
Town of Stoughton10727-----
Town of Walpole7659-----
Town of Weymouth6057-----
Town of Wrentham116109--1--


[2]Brookline Town Records list 46 votes for Ebenezer Seaver.


Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Brookline Town Records. 485.
New-England Palladium (Boston, MA). November 8, 1808.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). November 9, 1808.
Hampshire Federalist (Springfield, MA). November 10, 1808.
The Statesman (Newburyport, MA). November 10, 1808.
New-England Palladium (Boston, MA). November 11, 1808.
Newburyport Herald (Newburyport, MA). November 11, 1808.
Freeman's Friend (Portland, ME). November 12, 1808.
Merrimack Intelligencer (Haverhill, MA). November 12, 1808.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 12, 1808.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 14, 1808.
Thomas's Massachusetts Spy: Or, The Worcester Gazette (Worcester, MA). November 16,1808.
Gazette of Maine. Hancock and Washington Advertiser (Buckstown, ME). November 26, 1808.

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