New Hampshire 1816 Governor

Governor (State)
New Hampshire 1816 Governor
New Hampshire
First Ballot
William Plumer, James Sheafe, John Goddard, Joseph Gilman, Nathaniel Gilman, Timothy Farrar, J. T. Gilman, George Sullivan, Josiah Breth, John L. Cutts, Samuel Hale, Timothy Mealker, Reed Paige, Oliver Peabody, Jason Bunt, Davis Carpenter, Jason Dunster, Nathaniel A. Gavin, J. L. Gilman, William Hale, Gideon Lamson, John Langdon, Arthur Livinson, Ebenezer Meatmeach, W. P. Payton, George Sullivan, Jr., J. L. Sullivan, Charles Walker
Candidates: William Plumer[1]James SheafeJohn GoddardJoseph GilmanNathaniel GilmanTimothy FarrarJ. T. GilmanGeorge SullivanJosiah BrethJohn L. CuttsSamuel HaleTimothy MealkerReed PaigeOliver PeabodyJason BuntDavis CarpenterJason DunsterNathaniel A. GavinJ. L. GilmanWilliam HaleGideon LamsonJohn LangdonArthur LivinsonEbenezer MeatmeachW. P. PaytonGeorge Sullivan, Jr.J. L. SullivanCharles Walker
Final Result: [2]206531832614121064422222211111111111111
Cheshire County351145251---------2--1------------
Town of Acworth149148--------------------------
Town of Alstead111189--------------------------
Town of Charlestown71237--------------------------
Town of Chesterfield150230--------------------------
Town of Claremont[3]133296--------------------------
Town of Cornish129169--------------------------
Town of Croydon9289--------------------------
Town of Dublin69165--------------------------
Town of Fitzwilliam57133--------------------------
Town of Gilsum4656--------------------------
Town of Goshen5550--------------------------
Town of Hinsdale4197--------------------------
Town of Jaffrey48221--------------------------
Town of Keene97262--------------------------
Town of Langdon7257--------------------------
Town of Lempster5994--------------------------
Town of Marlborough32118--------------------------
Town of Marlow9517--------------------------
Town of Nelson33145--------------------------
Town of New Grantham12731--------------------------
Town of Newport862071-------------------------
Town of Plainfield159148--------------------------
Town of Richmond2265--------------------------
Town of Rindge35175--------------------------
Town of Roxbury2153--------------------------
Town of Springfield11431--------------------------
Town of Stoddard12589--------------------------
Town of Sullivan14101--------------------------
Town of Surry4272--------------------------
Town of Swanzey17482--------------------------
Town of Troy4177--------------------------
Town of Unity17529--------------------------
Town of Walpole159234-------------1------------
Town of Washington13031----------2---------------
Town of Wendell878--------------------------
Town of Westmoreland180192--------------------------
Town of Winchester77187--------------------------
Coos County354254--------------------------
Town of Adams45---------------------------
Town of Bartlett842--------------------------
Town of Chatham285--------------------------
Town of Colebrook[4]1942--------------------------
Town of Columbia622--------------------------
Town of Dalton827--------------------------
Town of Jefferson237--------------------------
Town of Lancaster3972--------------------------
Town of Northumberland735--------------------------
Town of Percy1118--------------------------
Town of Stewartstown327--------------------------
Town of Stratford4210--------------------------
Town of Whitefield107--------------------------
Grafton County216428051-92-------1----------111-
Town of Alexandria[5]4370--------------------------
Town of Bath63139----------------------1---
Town of Bethlehem2841--------------------------
Town of Bridgewater9275-----------1--------------
Town of Campton23130--------------------------
Town of Canaan42143--------------------------
Town of Concord10743--------------------------
Town of Coventry207--------------------------
Town of Danbury2237--------------------------
Town of Dorchester3842--7-----------------------
Town of Ellsworth-30--------------------------
Town of Enfield12853--------------------------
Town of Franconia4516--------------------------
Town of Grafton8292---2----------------------
Town of Groton5959--------------------------
Town of Hanover124265--------------------------
Town of Haverhill112107--------------------------
Town of Hebron5946--------------------------
Town of Holderness711001-------------------------
Town of Landaff6946--2--------------------11-
Town of Lebanon129170--------------------------
Town of Lincoln3---------------------------
Town of Littleton[6]37108--------------------------
Town of Lyman9075--------------------------
Town of Lyme53257--------------------------
Town of New Chester10091--------------------------
Town of Orange1425--------------------------
Town of Orford81170--------------------------
Town of Peeling2412--------------------------
Town of Piermont8263--------------------------
Town of Plymouth42114--------------------------
Town of Rumney7662--------------------------
Town of Thornton3593--------------------------
Town of Warren823--------------------------
Town of Wentworth8921--------------------------
Hillsborough County553733164--211--1---1-1-----------
Town of Amherst177160--------------------------
Town of Andover155112--------------------------
Town of Antrim19341--------------------------
Town of Bedford77172--------------------------
Town of Boscawen[7]1222202-------------------------
Town of Bradford12187--------------------------
Town of Brookline8518--------------------------
Town of Deering20736--------------------------
Town of Dunbarton11996--------------------------
Town of Dunstable8793--------------------------
Town of Fishersfield10015--------------------------
Town of Francestown20075--------------------------
Town of Goffstown269541-------------------------
Town of Greenfield13641--------------------------
Town of Hancock20827--------------------------
Town of Henniker184126--------------------------
Town of Hillsborough28841--------------------------
Town of Hollis107134--------------------------
Town of Hopkinton252145--------------------------
Kearsage Gore11---------------------------
Town of Litchfield1862--------------------------
Town of Lyndeborough16347--------------------------
Town of Manchester8136--------------------------
Town of Mason12080------------1-1-----------
Town of Merrimack12187--------------------------
Town of Milford88143---1----1-----------------
Town of Mont Vernon10246--------------------------
Town of New Boston22261--------------------------
Town of New Ipswich46162-----1--------------------
Town of New London6567--------------------------
Town of Nottingham West97114--------------------------
Town of Peterborough131135--------------------------
Town of Salisbury1721761--11---------------------
Town of Sharon3427--------------------------
Town of Society Land221--------------------------
Town of Sutton2362--------------------------
Town of Temple2991--------------------------
Town of Warner24065--------------------------
Town of Weare243122--------------------------
Town of Wilmot6024--------------------------
Town of Wilton10871--------------------------
Town of Windsor414--------------------------
Rockingham County50464235512121322-2-1---1111111----
Town of Allenstown5222--------------------------
Town of Atkinson6140---2----------------------
Town of Bow11537--------------------------
Town of Brentwood45118------------------1-------
Town of Candia127130--------------------------
Town of Canterbury147106--------------------------
Town of Chester187214--------------------------
Town of Chichester119373-------------------------
Town of Concord239313--------------------------
Town of Deerfield28556-2---2--------------------
Town of East Kingston4836--------------------------
Town of Epping122101-3------------------------
Town of Epsom22610--------------------------
Town of Exeter87229-4---12-------------------
Town of Greenland743321---------1--------------
Town of Hampstead9388--------------------------
Town of Hampton96111--------------------------
Town of Hampton Falls1381--------------------------
Town of Hawke4833--------------------------
Town of Kensington4076--------------------------
Town of Kingston6891-1------------------------
Town of Londonderry110391--------------------------
Town of Loudon121170-1------------------------
Town of New Castle607--------------------------
Town of Newington8219--------------------------
Town of Newmarket14444--------------------------
Town of Newton6421--------------------------
Town of North Hampton9658--------------------------
Town of Northfield13554--------------------------
Town of Northwood107129---------2----------------
Town of Nottingham10764--1--------------1--------
Town of Pelham86100--------------------------
Town of Pembroke96148----1---------------------
Town of Pittsfield11387--------------------------
Town of Plaistow5630--------------------------
Town of Poplin2953--------------------1-----
Town of Portsmouth644350-------2-------11--1-1----
Town of Raymond9584--------------------------
Town of Rye1916--------------------------
Town of Salem105136--------------------------
Town of Sandown5748--------------------------
Town of Seabrook31100--------------------------
Town of South Hampton6316--------------------------
Town of Stratham12736--------------------------
Town of Windham35122--------------------------
Strafford County404131913---2---1----------------1
Town of Alton80146--------------------------
Town of Barnstead18092--------------------------
Town of Barrington138351----1---------------------
Town of Brookfield5264--------------------------
Town of Burton21---------------------------
Town of Center Harbor4627--------------------------
Town of Conway14540--------------------------
Town of Dover196163--------1-----------------
Town of Durham13491--------------------------
Town of Eaton[8]130---------------------------
Town of Effingham14129-------------------------1
Town of Farmington18042--------------------------
Town of Gilford147116--------------------------
Town of Gilmantown2893081-------------------------
Town of Lee13828--------------------------
Town of Madbury4945--------------------------
Town of Meredith188173--------------------------
Town of Middleton2643--------------------------
Town of Milton7699--------------------------
Town of Moultonborough13191--------------------------
Town of New Durham8678--------------------------
Town of New Hampton1041121-------------------------
Town of Ossipee15544--------------------------
Ossipee Gore1212--------------------------
Town of Rochester279741---1---------------------
Town of Sanbornton224345--------------------------
Town of Sandwich188148--------------------------
Town of Somersworth2896--------------------------
Town of Tamworth63146--------------------------
Town of Tuftonboro12220--------------------------
Town of Wakefield104124--------------------------
Town of Wolfeboro18944--------------------------


[2]"Whole number of votes 39,055." Niles' Weekly Register (Baltimore, MD). June 29, 1816.
[3]William Plumer received 1 vote as Hon. William.
[4]The votes from Colebrook were rejected.
[5]The votes from Alexandria were rejected.
[6]The History of Littleton lists the Federal ticket with 120 votes.
[7]"Received May 22, 1816." Original Election Returns.
[8]The votes from Eaton were rejected.


Original Election Returns. New Hampshire Archives and Records Management, Concord.
Concord Town Records, 1732-1820. 479.
New-Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth, NH). March 5, 1816.
Concord Gazette (Concord, NH). March 9, 1816.
The Portsmouth Oracle (Portsmouth, NH). March 9, 1816.
Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA). March 14, 1816.
The Portsmouth Oracle (Portsmouth, NH). March 16, 1816.
Dartmouth Gazette (Hanover, NH). March 20, 1816.
Dartmouth Gazette (Hanover, NH). March 27, 1816.
Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA). June 10, 1816.
The Albany Advertiser (Albany, NY). June 15, 1816.
Merrimack Intelligencer (Haverhill, MA). June 15, 1816.
New-hampshire Sentinel (Keene, NH). June 15, 1816.
The Portsmouth Oracle (Portsmouth, NH). June 15, 1816.
The Democratic Press (Philadelphia, PA). June 18, 1816.
Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA). June 20, 1816.
Hampden Federalist (Springfield, MA). June 20, 1816.
The Albany Register (Albany, NY). June 25, 1816.
Niles' Weekly Register (Baltimore, MD). June 29, 1816. Vol. 10, 291-292.
Aldrich, George. Walpole: As It Was and As It Is. Claremont, NH: The Claremont Manufacturing, 1880. 173.
Bemis, Charles A. History of the Town of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H.. Boston, MA: Press of G. H. Ellis, 1881. 301.
Blood, Henry Ames. The History of Temple, N.H.. Boston, MA: Geo. C. Rand and Avery, 1860. 193.
Browne, George Waldo. Early Records of the Town of Derryfield now Manchester, NH. Vol. III. Manchester, NH: City Council of Manchester, 1909. 354.
Carter, Hosea B, ed. The New Hampshire Manual for the General Court, with Complete Official Succession, 1680-1891. Concord, NH: State of New Hampshire, 1891. 152.
Carter, N. F. History of Pembroke, N.H.: 1730-1895. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1895. 385.
Chase, Benjamin. History of Old Chester, From 1719 to 1869. Auburn, NH: Published by the Author, 1869. 459.
Cogswell, Leander W. History of the Town of Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1880. 314.
Cutter, Daniel B. History of the Town of Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association 1881. 48.
Dearborn, John J. The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire. Manchester, NH: W. E. Moore, 1890. 118.
Downs, Charles A. History of Lebanon, N.H. 1761-1887. Concord, NH: Rumford Printing, 1908. 231.
Eastman, John R. History of the Town of Andover, New Hampshire 1751-1906. Concord, NH: Rumford Printing Company, 1910. 248.
Foster, Herbert Darling, George Mendal Bridgman and Sidney Bradshaw Fay. The Records of the Town of Hanover, New Hampshire, 1761-1818. Hanover, NH: Hanover, 1905. 289.
Hayward, Silvanus. History of the Town of Gilsum, New Hampshire from 1752 to 1879. Manchester, NH: J. B. Clarke, 1881. 87.
Hayward, William Willis. The History of Hancock, New Hampshire, 1764-1889. Vol. I. Lowell, MA.: S. W. Huse and, 1889. 183.
Hoyt, Peter L. Hoyt's History of Wentworth, New Hampshire, as transcribed from the Original Manuscript by Francis A. Muzzey. Littleton, NH: Courier, 1976. 246.
Jackson, James R. History of Littleton, New Hampshire. Vol. I. Cambridge, MA: University Press, 1905. 248-249, 623.
Knapp, William D. First Annual Report of the City of Somersworth. Somersworth, NH, 1894. 45-49.
Leonard, Levi W. The History of Dublin, N.H.. Boston, MA: J. Wilson and Son, 1855. 236.
Lord, C. C. Life and Times in Hopkinton, N.H.. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1890. 517.
Lord, John King. A History of the Town of Hanover, N.H. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth Press, 1928. 3.
McDuffee, Franklin. History of the Town of Rochester, New Hampshire from 1722 to 1890. Manchester, NH: J. B. Clarke, 1892. 524.
Morrison, Leonard A. The History of Windham in New Hampshire (Rockingham County), 1719-1883. Boston,MA: Cupples, Upham and, 1883. 212.
Musgrove, Richard W. History of the Town of Bristol, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Volume I - Annals. Bristol, NH: R. W. Musgrove, 1904. 512-513.
Norton, John F. The History of Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire from 1752 to 1887. New York, NY: Burr Printing House, 1888. 260.
Parker, Edward E. History of Brookline, Formerly Raby, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Gardner, MA: Meals Printing, 1914. 434.
Ramsdell, George A. The History of Milford. Concord, NH: Rumford Press, 1901.
Runnels, M. T. The History of Sanbornton, New Hampshire. Boston: Mudge, 1882. 423.
Secomb, Daniel F. History of the Town of Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: Evans, Sleeper and Woodbury, 1883. 215.
Seward, Josiah Lafayette. A History of the Town of Sullivan, New Hampshire: 1777-1917. Keene, NH: J.L. Seward, 1921. 215.
Somers, A. N. History of Lancaster, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: The Rumford Press, 1899. 218.
Stark, Caleb. History of the Town of Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: G. P. Lyon, 1860. 130.
Stearns, Ezra S. History of Plymouth, New Hampshire. Cambridge, MA: University Press, 1906. 577.
Stearns, Ezra S. History of the Town of Rindge, New Hampshire. Boston, MA: Press of G. H. Ellis, 1875. 410.
Stone, M. T. Historical Sketch of the Town of Troy, New Hampshire and Her Inhabitants. Keene, NH: Sentinel Printing Company, 1897. 197.
Wallace, William Allen. The History of Canaan, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: Rumford Press, 1910. 670.
Webster, Kimball. History of Hudson, N.H. Manchester, NH: Granite State Publishing Co, 1913. 562.
Whitcher, William F. History of the Town of Haverhill, New Hampshire. 1919. 168.
Whitcher, William F. Some Things About Coventry-Benton, New Hampshire. Woodsville, NH: News Print, 1905. 152.
History of Bedford, New Hampshire from 1737. Concord, NH: Published by the Town, 1903. 797.

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