Virginia 1789 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8
- U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
- U.S. Congressman
- Virginia 1789 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8
- First Ballot
- U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
- Josiah Parker, Thomas Mathews, Isaac Avery, Frederick Boush, Henry Lee, Thomas Lawson, Thomas Newton, Matthew Godfrey
|Candidates:||Josiah Parker||Thomas Mathews||Isaac Avery||Frederick Boush||Henry Lee||Thomas Lawson||Thomas Newton||Matthew Godfrey|
|Final Result: ||976||805||246||-||-||-||-||-|
|District of Eight||976||805||246||-||-||-||-||-|
|Isle of Wight County||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Princess Anne County||15||43||211||1||1||1||-||-|
Documentary History of the First Federal Elections, The Virginia Independent Chronicle (Richmond, VA) and The Maryland Journal, and the Baltimore Advertiser (Baltimore, MD) lists 204 total votes for Avery.
The Virginia Herald, and Fredericksburg Advertiser (Fredericksburg, VA) lists 970 votes for Josiah Parker.
Original Election Returns. Library of Virginia, Richmond.
The Virginia Independent Chronicle (Richmond, VA). February 25, 1789.
The Virginia Herald, and Fredericksburg Advertiser (Fredericksburg, VA). February 26, 1789.
The Maryland Journal, and the Baltimore Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). March 10, 1789.
DenBoer, Gordon and Lucy Trumbull Brown, ed. The Documentary History of the First Federal Elections: 1788-1790. Vol. IV. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1976. 364.
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