Massachusetts 1799 State Senate, Dukes, Nantucket and Plymouth Counties

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1799 State Senate, Dukes, Nantucket and Plymouth Counties
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Beza Hayward, Isaac Thompson, Benjamin Allen, Josiah Smith, Benjamin Whitman, Aaron Hobart, Daniel Snow, Isaac Coffin, Jonathan Moore, Kilburn Whitman, Joshua Thomas, Charles Turner, Jr, Beriah Norton, Mathew Mayhew, Israel Fearing, scattering
Candidates: Beza Hayward[1]Isaac Thompson[2]Benjamin AllenJosiah SmithBenjamin WhitmanAaron HobartDaniel SnowIsaac CoffinJonathan MooreKilburn WhitmanJoshua ThomasCharles Turner, JrBeriah NortonMathew MayhewIsrael Fearingscattering
Final Result: [3][4]10721050723691------------
District of Dukes, Nantucket and Plymouth10721050723691------------
Dukes County----------------
Town of Chilmark----------------
Town of Edgartown----------------
Town of Tisbury10277-20--------22--
Nantucket County1954246-42--220190------3
Town of Nantucket[5]1954246-42--220190------3
Plymouth County----------------
Town of Abington----------------
Town of Bridgewater1251307414528136124---------
Town of Carver----------------
Town of Duxbury----------------
Town of Halifax----------------
Town of Hanover----------------
Town of Kingston----------------
Town of Marshfield135373213232--361-----
Town of Middleborough----------------
Town of Pembroke----------------
Town of Plymouth----------------
Town of Plympton----------------
Town of Rochester1341351313--3----32---
Town of Scituate9090--90-----------
Town of Wareham53532-----54-----1-


[3]"No. Voters, 2006. Make a choice, 1004." Governor's Council Records.
[4]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect. Benjamin Allen would subsequently be elected by the Massachusetts General Court.
[5]The Columbian Courier lists 41 votes for Benjamin Whitman.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Marshfield Town Records. 294.
Tisbury Town Records. 307.
Wareham Town Records. Book 1. 190.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). April 3, 1799.
The Medley or Newbedford Marine Journal (New Bedford, MA). April 5, 1799.
Columbian Courier (New Bedford, MA). April 6, 1799.
The Medley or Newbedford Marine Journal (New Bedford, MA). April 12, 1799.
The Newburyport Herald and Country Gazette (Newburyport, MA). May 10, 1799.
Massachusetts Mercury (Boston, MA). May 14, 1799.
The Providence Gazette (Providence, RI). May 18, 1799.
The Independent Chronicle: and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA). May 20, 1799.

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