Massachusetts 1801 State Senate, Essex County, Special
- State Senate (State)
- State Senator
- Massachusetts 1801 State Senate, Essex County, Special
- First Ballot
- State Senate/State Senator
- Thomas Kittredge, Jacob Crowninshield
|Candidates:||Thomas Kittredge||Jacob Crowninshield|
|Final Result: ||134||104|
|House of Representatives||-||-|
Elected but declined.
Samuel Phillips vacated his seat when he became Lieutenant Governor. On June 2, 1801, there was a special legislative election to replace him. Thomas Kitteridge was elected, but declined to serve. On June 5, in another legislative vote, Jacob Crowninshield was elected.
Thomas Kitteridge was a Republican, but in this election he was supported by the Federalists.
"Legislature of Massachusetts ... Friday, May 29 ... The two houses then in convention proceeded to choose a Senator for the district of Essex, in the room of the Hon. Samuel Phillips, chosen Lieutenant Governor.--The Candidates were Capt. Jacob Crowninshield, and Thomas Kitteridge, Esq. The whole number of votes was 238; of which Thomas Kitteridge, Esq. had 134, and was chosen." Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). June 3, 1801.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). June 3, 1801.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). June 6, 1801.
Jenks' Portland Gazette (Portland, ME). June 8, 1801.
The Western Star (Stockbridge, MA). June 15, 1801.
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