"Mr. Pleasants, who has so ably represented the district of Goochland, etc. we understand, has declined a re-electon. It is stated that Major Robertson of Amelia has been brought forward to supply the vacancy." Republican Star and General Advertiser (Easton, MD). April 1, 1817.
"In the District of Goochland, etc, Mr. Pleasants had every vote in Chesterfield except one. There is no opposition to him." Alexandria Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). April 25, 1817.
Powhatan County Poll Book. Library of Virginia, Richmond.
Republican Star and General Advertiser (Easton, MD). April 1, 1817.
The Republican (Petersburg, VA). April 18, 1817.
Alexandria Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). April 25, 1817.
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