New Jersey 1812 Speaker of the Assembly
- Speaker of the Assembly (State)
- Speaker of the Assembly
- New Jersey 1812 Speaker of the Assembly
- New Jersey
- First Ballot
- Speaker of the Assembly/Speaker of the Assembly
- William Pearson, Stephen Dodd
|Candidates:||William Pearson||Stephen Dodd|
|Final Result: ||22||16|
The Centinel of Freedom November 3, 1812 list the votes as 23 for William Pearson and 17 for Stephen Dodd, while the Assembly Journal listed votes as shown. The Assembly Journal does not record the votes for William Pearson and Stephen Dodd for Speaker, but it was not considered proper to vote for oneself, so they probably voted for each other, which explains the vote given in the Centinel of Freedom.
Journal of the New Jersey State Assembly. 6-7.
The Centinel of Freedom (Newark, NJ). November 3, 1812.
Mercantile Advertiser (New York, NY). November 4, 1812.
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