"The democratic candidate for the Sheriffalty (Shaffner) is elected by a majority of 212- Mr. Waugh the Federal candidate lost his election in consequence of two other federal candidates having offered." Federal Republican and Commercial Gazette (Baltimore, MD). October 9, 1809.
Original Election Returns. Maryland State Archives, Annapolis.
The Maryland Herald, and Hager's-Town Weekly Advertiser (Hagerstown, MD). October 4, 1809.
Federal Republican and Commercial Gazette (Baltimore, MD). October 9, 1809.
Hagers-Town Gazette (Hagerstown, MD). October 10, 1809.
The Whig (Baltimore, MD). October 18, 1809.
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