Massachusetts 1796 Electoral College, First Middle District
- Electoral College (Federal)
- Massachusetts 1796 Electoral College, First Middle District
- First Ballot
- Electoral College/Elector
- Thomas Dawes, Samuel Adams, William Heath, Increase Sumner, Harrison G. Otis, John Adams, James Bowdoin, William Eustis
|Electors:||Thomas Dawes||Samuel Adams||William Heath||Increase Sumner||Harrison G. Otis||John Adams||James Bowdoin||William Eustis|
|Final Result: ||1712||1377||5||3||2||1||1||1|
|District of Middle One||1712||1377||5||3||2||1||1||1|
|Town of East Sudbury||15||13||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Holliston||1||26||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Hopkinton||4||39||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Natick||-||21||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Newton||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Sherborn||33||10||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Weston||63||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Brookline||23||10||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Dedham||13||65||1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Dorchester||38||69||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Medway||9||23||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Needham||14||31||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Roxbury||41||77||4||3||2||-||1||1|
|Town of Sharon||28||15||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Boston||1428||975||-||-||-||1||-||-|
Thomas Dawes voted for John Adams in the Electoral College. Whether his second vote was cast for Thomas Pinckney, Oliver Ellsworth or Samuel Johnston is unknown.
There were no votes recorded in Newton.
Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Boston Town Records. City Document No. 115. 6-7.
Brookline Town Records. 413.
Weston Town Records. Vol. I. 469.
The Minerva (Dedham, MA). November 8, 1796.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). November 9, 1796.
The Independent Chronicle: and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA). November 10, 1796.
Political Gazette (Newburyport, MA). November 11, 1796.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). November 12, 1796.
The Mercury (Boston, MA). November 15, 1796.
The Minerva (Dedham, MA). November 15, 1796.
The New-York Journal, and Patriotic Register (New York, NY). November 15, 1796.
The New World (Philadelphia, PA). November 16, 1796.
Greenleaf's New York Journal, and Patriotic Register (New York, NY). November 18, 1796.
The New World (Philadelphia, PA). November 18, 1796.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). November 19, 1796.
The Independent Chronicle: and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA). November 21, 1796.
The Mercury (Boston, MA). November 22, 1796.
Polar Star and Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA). November 22, 1796.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). November 23, 1796.
The New World (Philadelphia, PA). November 28, 1796.
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