Connecticut 1803 Council of Assistants

Council of Assistants (State)
Connecticut 1803 Council of Assistants
First Ballot
Council of Assistants/Councillor
Oliver Ellsworth, William Hillhouse, Aaron Austin, Roger Newberry, David Daggett, Nathaniel Smith, Chauncey Goodrich, Jonathan Brace, John Allen, William Edmonds, John Chester, Elizur Goodrich, Thomas Seymour, Stephen T. Hosmer, Simeon Baldwin, Matthew Griswold, Shubael Abbe, Jonathan Barnes
Candidates: Oliver Ellsworth[1]William Hillhouse[2]Aaron Austin[3]Roger Newberry[4]David Daggett[5]Nathaniel Smith[6]Chauncey Goodrich[7]Jonathan Brace[8]John Allen[9]William Edmonds[10]John Chester[11]Elizur Goodrich[12]Thomas SeymourStephen T. HosmerSimeon BaldwinMatthew GriswoldShubael AbbeJonathan Barnes
Final Result: [13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20]120611095899889745964895939145902287828310817769516540225715041219513378


[13]"There are three new Assistants, viz. Chester and Edmund, in the place of Williams and Cook, who declined an election - and Elizur Goodrich, in the place of Thomas Seymour, who had become a democrat." The Albany Centinel (Albany, NY). May 20, 1803.
[14]The American Mercury (Hartford, CT) lists Aaron Austin with 9998 votes and Stephen T. Hosmer with 2251 votes.
[15]The Courier (Norwich, CT) lists Oliver Ellsworth with 12060 votes, William Hillhouse with 10783 votes, Aaron Austin with 9998 votes, David Daggett with 9640 votes, Nathaniel Smith with 9595 votes, Chauncey Goodrich with 9071 votes, Jonathan Brace with 8822 votes, John Chester with 8197 votes and Stephen T. Hosmer with 2251 votes.
[16]The Connecticut Centinel (Norwich, CT) lists William Hillhouse with 10956 votes, Chauncey Goodrich with 9148 votes, Jonathan Brace with 9082 votes and Shubael Abbe with 523 votes.
[17]The Connecticut Journal (New Haven, CT) lists David Daggett with 9648 votes, Jonathan Brace with 9023 votes and Nathaniel Smith with 8593 votes.
[18]The Windham Herald (Windham, CT) lists Oliver Ellsworth with 12068 votes, William Hillhouse with 10908 votes, Nathaniel Smith with 9595 votes and Stephen T. Hosmer with 2251 votes
[19]The Monitor (Litchfield, CT) lists Aaron Austin with 9988 votes.
[20]The Impartial Journal (Stonington, CT) lists Elizur Goodrich with 6961 votes.


New-York Evening Post (New York, NY). May 14, 1803.
Gazette of the United States (Philadelphia, PA). May 16, 1803.
Middlesex Gazette (Middletown, CT). May 16, 1803.
Connecticut Centinel (Norwich, CT). May 17, 1803.
The Visitor (New Haven, CT). May 17, 1803.
Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT). May 18, 1803.
Connecticut Gazette, and the Commercial Intelligencer (New London, CT). May 18, 1803.
The American Mercury (Hartford, CT). May 19, 1803.
Connecticut Journal (New Haven, CT). May 19, 1803.
The Courier (Norwich, CT). May 19, 1803.
Windham Herald (Windham, CT). May 19, 1803.
The Albany Centinel (Albany, NY). May 20, 1803.
Impartial Journal (Stonington, CT). May 24, 1803.
The Monitor (Litchfield, CT). May 25, 1803.

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