Massachusetts 1817 State Senate, Berkshire County

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1817 State Senate, Berkshire County
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Caleb Hyde, Daniel Noble, John Whiting, Rodman Hazard, Jonathan Allen, Nathan Willis, Wolcott Hubbell, John C. Williams, William King, Simon Larned, Elisha Lee, John B. Root, Joseph Whiton, scattering
Candidates: Caleb HydeDaniel NobleJohn WhitingRodman HazardJonathan AllenNathan WillisWolcott HubbellJohn C. WilliamsWilliam KingSimon LarnedElisha LeeJohn B. RootJoseph Whitonscattering
Final Result: [1][2][3]2282223022192147----------
Berkshire County2282223022192147----------
Town of Adams1846161182----------
Town of Alford40363440----------
Town of Becket--------------
Town of Chesire20122201----------
Town of Clarksburg10141410----------
Town of Dalton33676732----------
Town of Egremont58575758----------
Town of Florida--------------
Town of Great Barrington--------------
Town of Hancock72635966----------
Town of Hinsdale18777718----------
Town of Lanesborough7110210271----------
Town of Lee3518718735----------
Town of Lenox1674747170---------2
Town of Mount Washington--------------
District of New Ashford32202032----------
Town of New Marlborough--------------
Town of Otis--------------
Town of Peru[4][5]17909017----------
Town of Pittsfield[6][7]2641191161867127221111178
Town of Richmond78767678---------2
Town of Sandisfield1288383128----------
Town of Savoy86131386----------
Town of Sheffield7114314371----------
District of Southfield--------------
Town of Stockbridge103104104103----------
Town of Tyringham84707084----------
Town of Washington30525211---------20
Town of West Stockbridge73505073----------
Town of Williamstown1419696141----------
Town of Windsor55717155----------


[1]"Whole number of voters, 9015. Necessary for a choice, 2254. No Choice." Berkshire Star (Stockbridge, MA). May 22, 1817.
[2]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect. Daniel Noble and John Whiting would subsequently be elected by the Massachusetts General Court.
[3]The misspelling votes in Pittsfield prevented Caleb Hyde from officially receiving enough votes to be declared elected.
[4]The Pittsfield Sun, April 23, reports 91 votes for both Daniel Noble and John Whiting in Peru.
[5]The Town Records of Peru list 17 votes for Nathan Willis in Peru.
[6]Caleb Hyde received 45 votes as C. Hyde.
[7]Rodman Hazard received 64 votes as R. Hazard, 18 votes as Rodney Hazard and 1 vote as Roswell Hazard.


Peru Town Records. 357-358.
The Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). April 9, 1817.
The Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). April 23, 1817.
Boston Daily Advertiser, and Repertory (Boston, MA). May 15, 1817.
Berkshire Star (Stockbridge, MA). May 22, 1817.
Bangor Weekly Register (Bangor, ME). May 24, 1817.

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