Maryland 1816 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8
- U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
- U.S. Congressman
- Maryland 1816 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8
- First Ballot
- U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
- Thomas Bayly, Ephraim K. Wilson, Thomas Williams
|Candidates:||Thomas Bayly||Ephraim K. Wilson||Thomas Williams|
|Final Result: ||2539||2289||86|
|District of Eight||2539||2289||86|
|Town of Cambridge||175||319||-|
|District of One||504||16||-|
|District of Two||543||52||-|
|District of Three||251||41||85|
Thomas Bayly, who was a moderate Federalist was elected, defeating Ephraim K. Wilson, an old school Federalist. Bayly received considerable Republican backing; he would be re-elected several times with the endorsement of both parties.
Thomas Williams was a candidate for House of Delegates.
The Maryland Gazette lists 857 votes for E. K. Wilson and 575 votes for Thomas Bayly.
Original Election Returns. Maryland State Archives, Annapolis.
Federal Gazette and Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 9, 1816.
Federal Republican and Baltimore Telegraph (Baltimore, MD). October 10, 1816.
Alexandria Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). October 12, 1816.
Federal Republican and Baltimore Telegraph (Baltimore, MD). October 15, 1816.
Alexandria Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). October 17, 1816.
Maryland Gazette and Political Intelligencer (Annapolis, MD). October 17, 1816.
Frederick-Town Herald (Fredericktown, MD). October 19, 1816.
Charleston Courier (Charleston, SC). October 22, 1816.
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