Massachusetts 1789 State Senate, Suffolk County

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1789 State Senate, Suffolk County
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Cotton Tufts, William Phillips, Thomas Dawes, Samuel Adams, William Heath, Benjamin Austin, Jr., Stephen Metcalf, Elijah Dunbar, John Read, Charles Jarvis, Richard Cranch, Jonathan Mason, John Lowell, Benjamin Lincoln, Jabez Fisher, Palfrey Collins, Abraham Fuller, Samuel Nyles, Caleb Davis, Oliver Wendell, John Richardson, Jr., Ebenezer Thayer, Jr., Ebenezer Wales
Candidates: Cotton Tufts[1]William Phillips[2]Thomas Dawes[3]Samuel Adams[4]William Heath[5]Benjamin Austin, Jr.[6]Stephen MetcalfElijah DunbarJohn ReadCharles JarvisRichard CranchJonathan MasonJohn LowellBenjamin LincolnJabez FisherPalfrey CollinsAbraham FullerSamuel NylesCaleb DavisOliver WendellJohn Richardson, Jr.Ebenezer Thayer, Jr.Ebenezer Wales
Final Result: [7][8]265125912566239015701556-----------------
Suffolk County265125912566239015701556-----------------
Town of Bellingham-----------------------
Town of Boston178918231820180811441184669494177985333222111--
Town of Braintree3337713736382763-3814---7------364
Town of Brookline23232122--231610--------------
Town of Chelsea-----------------------
Town of Cohasset-----------------------
Town of Dedham-----------------------
Town of Dorchester-----------------------
District of Dover-----------------------
Town of Foxborough-----------------------
Town of Franklin-----------------------
Town of Hingham-----------------------
Town of Hull-----------------------
Town of Medfield-----------------------
Town of Medway-----------------------
Town of Milton-----------------------
Town of Needham-----------------------
Town of Roxbury12212184475140--87---40----------
Town of Sharon-----------------------
Town of Stoughton-----------------------
Town of Walpole-----------------------
Town of Weymouth-----------------------
Town of Wrentham-----------------------


[7]"No. Voters, 2873. Make a choice, 1437." Governor's Council Records.
[8]"As the Hon. Mr. Adams is chosen Lt. Governor, a vacancy will happen - the candidates to fill it, are the Hon. Stephen Metcalf and Elijah Dunbar." The Massachusetts Centinel (Boston, MA). May 13, 1789.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Brookline Town Records. 365-366.
The Massachusetts Centinel (Boston, MA). April 8, 1789.
Independent Chronicle: and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA). April 9, 1789.
The Massachusetts Centinel (Boston, MA). April 11, 1789.
The American Herald; and the Worcester Recorder (Worcester, MA). April 16, 1789.
Thomas's Massachusetts Spy: Or, The Worcester Gazette (Worcester, MA). April 16, 1789.
The Massachusetts Centinel (Boston, MA). May 13, 1789.
Bates, Samuel A. Records of the Town of Braintree: 1640 to 1793. Randolph, MA: Daniel H. Huxford, 1886. 588.
A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston Containing Boston Town Records. 1784 to 1796. Boston: Municipal Printing Office, 1903. 194-195.

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