Massachusetts 1820 State Senate, Berkshire County

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1820 State Senate, Berkshire County
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Caleb Hyde, Phineas Allen, Thomas Allen, James W. Robbins, scattering
Candidates: Caleb Hyde[1]Phineas Allen[2]Thomas AllenJames W. Robbinsscattering
Final Result: [3][4]2114209519431903111
Berkshire County2114209519431903111
Town of Adams1801803130-
Town of Alford42422929-
Town of Becket232390911
Town of Chesire18718733-
Town of Clarksburg[5]15151717-
Town of Dalton393658551
Town of Egremont74744949-
Town of Florida20203333-
Town of Great Barrington4646126126-
Town of Hancock42414746-
Town of Hinsdale18187778-
Town of Lanesborough727272723
Town of Lee30261671618
Town of Lenox1341325960-
Town of Mount Washington33331037
District of New Ashford38381818-
Town of New Marlborough5959161161-
Town of Otis41416868-
Town of Peru11118989-
Town of Pittsfield2352241099719
Town of Richmond6365282958
Town of Sandisfield13913891901
Town of Savoy68671211-
Town of Sheffield8787124124-
Town of Stockbridge757293943
Town of Tyringham848463632
Town of Washington23224243-
Town of West Stockbridge81814949-
Town of Williamstown[6]12413080668
Town of Windsor[7]31314848-


[3]"Whole number of votes, 4048. Necessary to make a choice, 2025." Governor's Council Records.
[4]In the Official Canvass, which did not include the votes from Clarksburg, Caleb Hyde received 2099 votes and Phineas Allen 2071 votes.
[5]The returns from Clarksburg were not included in the Official Canvass.
[6]The Pittsfield Sun reports 120 votes for both Caleb Hyde and Phineas Allen, and 81 votes for both Thomas Allen and James W. Robbins.
[7]The Pittsfield Sun reports 18 votes for both Caleb Hyde and Phineas Allen, and 30 votes for both Thomas Allen and James W. Robbins.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Boston Town Records. Boston Public Library.
Berkshire Star (Stockbridge, MA). April 6, 1820.
Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). April 12, 1820.
Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). April 19, 1820.
Boston Daily Advertiser, and Repertory (Boston, MA). May 18, 1820.
Columbian Centinel. American Federalist (Boston, MA). May 18, 1820.
New-Bedford Mercury (New Bedford, MA). May 19, 1820.
Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). May 24, 1820.
Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA). May 25, 1820.
Thomas's Massachusetts Spy, or, Worcester Gazette (Worcester, MA). May 31, 1820.

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