New Hampshire 1792 U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
New Hampshire 1792 U.S. House of Representatives
New Hampshire
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Jeremiah Smith, Nicholas Gilman, John Samuel Sherburne, Paine Wingate, Abiel Foster, James Sheafe, Nathaniel Peabody, Timothy Walker, William Page, Joshua Atherton, Samuel Hale, Philips White, James MacGregore, Elisha Payne, Moses Dow, Simeon Olcott, Beza Woodward, John Prentice, Joseph Pearson, Dana, Thomas Cogswell, Jonathan Freeman, Supply Clap, scattering
Candidates: Jeremiah Smith[1]Nicholas Gilman[2]John Samuel Sherburne[3]Paine WingateAbiel FosterJames SheafeNathaniel PeabodyTimothy WalkerWilliam PageJoshua AthertonSamuel HalePhilips WhiteJames MacGregoreElisha PayneMoses DowSimeon OlcottBeza WoodwardJohn PrenticeJoseph PearsonDanaThomas CogswellJonathan FreemanSupply Clapscattering
Final Result: [4][5][6][7]4306291225362168158014601370706406402-------------1490
Cheshire County------------------------
Town of Acworth------------------------
Town of Alstead------------------------
Town of Charlestown------------------------
Town of Chesterfield------------------------
Town of Claremont------------------------
Town of Cornish------------------------
Town of Croydon------------------------
Town of Dublin------------------------
Town of Fitzwilliam------------------------
Town of Gilsum------------------------
Town of Goshen------------------------
Town of Hinsdale------------------------
Town of Jaffrey------------------------
Town of Keene------------------------
Town of Langdon------------------------
Town of Lempster------------------------
Town of Marlborough------------------------
Town of Marlow------------------------
Town of New Grantham------------------------
Town of Newport------------------------
Town of Packersfield------------------------
Town of Plainfield------------------------
Town of Richmond------------------------
Town of Rindge------------------------
Town of Springfield------------------------
Town of Stoddard------------------------
Town of Sullivan1717-17--------------17-----
Town of Surry25252525--------------------
Town of Swanzey------------------------
Town of Unity------------------------
Town of Walpole------------------------
Town of Washington------------------------
Town of Wendell------------------------
Town of Westmoreland------------------------
Town of Winchester------------------------
Grafton County------------------------
Town of Adams------------------------
Town of Alexandria------------------------
Town of Bartlett------------------------
Town of Bath------------------------
Town of Bethlehem------------------------
Town of Bridgewater------------------------
Town of Campton------------------------
Town of Canaan------------------------
Town of Chatham------------------------
Town of Cockburne------------------------
Town of Colebrook------------------------
Town of Concord------------------------
Town of Coventry------------------------
Town of Dalton------------------------
Town of Danbury------------------------
Town of Dorchester------------------------
Town of Ellsworth------------------------
Town of Enfield------------------------
Town of Franconia------------------------
Town of Grafton------------------------
Town of Groton------------------------
Town of Hanover------------------------
Town of Haverhill------------------------
Town of Hebron------------------------
Town of Jefferson------------------------
Town of Lancaster------------------------
Town of Landaff------------------------
Town of Lebanon59-485510--2-----49--2----7--
Town of Lincoln------------------------
Town of Littleton------------------------
Town of Lyman------------------------
Town of Lyme------------------------
Town of New Chester------------------------
Town of New Holderness------------------------
Town of Northumberland------------------------
Town of Orange------------------------
Town of Orford------------------------
Town of Peeling------------------------
Town of Percy------------------------
Town of Piermont------------------------
Town of Plymouth------------------------
Town of Rumney------------------------
Town of Stewartstown------------------------
Town of Stratford------------------------
Town of Thornton------------------------
Town of Warren------------------------
Town of Wentworth14-13-14-1----14------------
Town of Whitefield------------------------
Hillsborough County------------------------
Town of Amherst662865---47--57--30-----------
Town of Andover[8]------------------------
Town of Antrim------------------------
Town of Bedford------------------------
Town of Boscawen------------------------
Town of Bradford------------------------
Town of Brookline------------------------
Town of Deering------------------------
Town of Derryfield------------------------
Town of Dunbarton1812-21720110----------------
Town of Dunstable------------------------
Town of Fishersfield------------------------
Town of Francestown------------------------
Town of Goffstown------------------------
Town of Greenfield------------------------
Town of Hancock[9]------------------------
Town of Henniker------------------------
Town of Hillsborough18318-----1716--------------
Town of Hollis------------------------
Town of Hopkinton------------------------
Kearsage Gore------------------------
Town of Litchfield171217-6----2--12-----------
Town of Lyndeborough46-46----46-46--------------
Town of Mason------------------------
Town of Merrimack465412--42--42--------------
Town of Milford------------------------
Town of Mont Vernon------------------------
Town of New Boston------------------------
Town of New Ipswich------------------------
Town of New London------------------------
Town of Nottingham West------------------------
Town of Peterborough------------------------
Town of Salisbury------------------------
Town of Sharon------------------------
Town of Society Land------------------------
Town of Sutton------------------------
Town of Temple------------------------
Town of Warner------------------------
Town of Weare------------------------
Town of Wilton------------------------
Town of Windsor------------------------
Rockingham County------------------------
Town of Allenstown------------------------
Town of Atkinson434336---44-----------------
Town of Bow-------30-30----30---------
Town of Brentwood6464-3321-5----21---34--------
Town of Candia------------------------
Town of Canterbury6011-129086-58------16-15---10---
Town of Chester3933233--25-----------------
Town of Chichester4040-4040-------------------
Town of Concord74-9810193510824-------14---13--
Town of Deerfield5649----------------------
Town of East Kingston------------------------
Town of Epping911042842771610----30------------
Town of Epsom3131291319-------------------
Town of Exeter14319610197325117---6040---1------1-
Town of Greenland------------------------
Town of Hampstead------------------------
Town of Hampton------------------------
Town of Hampton Falls------------------------
Town of Hawke------------------------
Town of Kensington4040139-331-----------------
Town of Kingston4040-40--40-----------------
Town of Londonderry84773312--54-2--1353----24-13----
Town of Loudon[10]703945---39-----------------
Town of New Castle------------------------
Town of Newington------------------------
Town of Newmarket38233926-45------------------
Town of Newton------------------------
Town of North Hampton------------------------
Town of Northfield------------------------
Town of Northwood------------------------
Town of Nottingham[11]545456---54-----------------
Town of Pelham------------------------
Town of Pembroke------------------------
Town of Pittsfield------------------------
Town of Plaistow16713010-14-----------------
Town of Poplin------------------------
Town of Portsmouth2624112-60726274--554------------
Town of Raymond85852---85----85------------
Town of Rye------------------------
Town of Salem------------------------
Town of Sandown30-3030---30----------------
Town of Seabrook------------------------
Town of South Hampton------------------------
Town of Stratham19232940-720-----------------
Town of Windham------------------------
Strafford County------------------------
Town of Alton------------------------
Town of Barnstead------------------------
Town of Barrington-212212--212----212-------------
Town of Brookfield------------------------
Town of Burton------------------------
Town of Center Harbor------------------------
Town of Conway------------------------
Town of Dover------------------------
Town of Durham------------------------
Town of Eaton------------------------
Town of Effingham------------------------
Town of Farmington------------------------
Town of Gilmantown100100100---100-----------------
Town of Lee------------------------
Town of Madbury------------------------
Town of Meredith------------------------
Town of Middleton------------------------
Town of Milton------------------------
Town of Moultonborough------------------------
Town of New Durham------------------------
Town of New Hampton------------------------
Town of Ossipee------------------------
Ossipee Gore------------------------
Town of Rochester------------------------
Town of Sanbornton------------------------
Town of Sandwich------------------------
Town of Somersworth202020-------20-------------
Town of Tamworth------------------------
Town of Tuftonboro------------------------
Town of Wakefield------------------------
Town of Wolfeboro------------------------


[4]"After examination we find that the whole number of votes amount to 20,222 and that it requires 2528 to make a Choice. That the Hon Jeremiah Smith had 4306 Nicholas Gilman 2912 and John Samuel Sherburne 2536 and are declared duly elected." New Hampshire Provincial and State Papers. Vol. XXII. Concord, NH: State of New Hampshire, 1867. 731.
[5]"Mr. Wingate and Mr. Foster being the two highest in nomination, are sent out to the people, one of whim os to be chosen as a fourth Representative." Concord Herald (Concord, NH). November 14, 1792.
[6]The Mirror (Concord, NH), November 12, reports 2412 total votes for Nicholas Gilman.
[7]The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH), November 7 and 17, reports 1518 total votes for Abiel Foster.
[8]"Voters were requested to bring in their ballots for Presidential Electors. Also for or against the amendments to the Constitution. Only a few people were present and no votes were offered." Town Records, as quoted in History of Andover. 246.
[9]"There was no division on the subject in the town; all voted one way. The highest number of votes cast was twenty-nine, the lowest number twenty-five." The History of Hancock, New Hampshire. 114.
[10]The New Hampshire Gazetteer (Exeter, NH), September 7, reports 80 votes for Jeremiah Smith, 80 for Nicholas Gilman and 40 for Nathaniel Peabody in Loudon.
[11]The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH), August 30, and The New Hampshire Gazetteer (Exeter, NH), August 31, report 55 votes for Jeremiah Smith in Nottingham.


Concord Town Records, 1732-1820. 274.
The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH). August 30, 1792.
The New Hampshire Gazetteer (Exeter, NH). August 30, 1792.
Concord Herald (Concord, NH). September 1, 1792.
The New Hampshire Gazetteer (Exeter, NH). September 2, 1792.
The New Hampshire Gazetteer (Exeter, NH). September 7, 1792.
Concord Herald (Concord, NH). September 22, 1792.
Osborne's Newhampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). November 3, 1792.
The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH). November 7, 1792.
The Mirrour (Concord, NH). November 12, 1792.
Concord Herald (Concord, NH). November 14, 1792.
Downs, Charles A. History of Lebanon, N.H. 1761-1887. Concord, NH: Rumford Printing, 1908. 187.
Hayward, William Willis. The History of Hancock, New Hampshire, 1764-1889. Vol. I. Lowell, MA.: S. W. Huse and, 1889. 114.
Hoyt, Peter L. Hoyt's History of Wentworth, New Hampshire, as transcribed from the Original Manuscript by Francis A. Muzzey. Littleton, NH: Courier, 1976. 239.
Lyon, G. Parker. The New-Hampshire Annual Register, and United States Calendar for the Year 1860. Concord, NH: Claremont Manufacturing Company, 1860. 29.
Seward, Josiah Lafayette. A History of the Town of Sullivan, New Hampshire: 1777-1917. Keene, NH: J.L. Seward, 1921. 236.
Stark, Caleb. History of the Town of Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: G. P. Lyon, 1860. 125.
New Hampshire Provincial and State Papers. Vol. XXII. Concord, NH: State of New Hampshire, 1867. 731.

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