John Drayton is elected by a majority of 18 votes.
In his capacity as Lieutenant Governor, John Drayton had become acting Governor upon the death of Edward Rutledge on January 23, 1800.
City Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC). December 8, 1800.
Columbian Museum (Savannah, GA). December 12, 1800.
Gazette of the United States, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). December 31, 1800.
Biographical Directory of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Vol. 1. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1974. 12.
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