New York 1798 U.S. Senate, Special
- U.S. Senate (Federal)
- U.S. Senator
- New York 1798 U.S. Senate, Special
- New York
- First Ballot
- U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
- James Watson, John Taylor
|Candidates:||James Watson||John Taylor|
|Final Result: ||87||57|
Election to replace John Sloss Hobart, who resigned to accept the appointment as judge of the United States District Court of New York.
"Last Friday, James Watson, esq. was elected Senator in the United States by the legislature of this State. Mr. John Taylor was competitor. The votes stood this: Watson (57 Assembly, 20 Senate), Taylor (48 Assembly, 9 Senate)." The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). August 20, 1798.
There were 40 Senators present. The actual votes for the candidates was not reported. The votes in the State Senate were reported in various newspapers.
Journal of the New York State Senate, 1798. 17-18.
Journal of the New York Assembly, 1798. 21-22.
The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). August 20, 1798.
Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). August 29, 1798.
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