Vermont 1806 U.S. House of Representatives, Northwest District

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Vermont 1806 U.S. House of Representatives, Northwest District
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Martin Chittenden, Ezra Butler, Israel Smith, Noah Chittenden, Amos Marsh, Charles Rich, Isaac Tichenor, James Witherill, Loyal Case, Paul Brigham, Udney Hay, Herman Allen, James Fisk, Daniel Chipman, Nathan Levenworth, Joel Linsley, Seth Pomeroy, Nathan Robinson, Lewis Sowles, Benjamin Swan, William Belknap, Lemuel Bottom, Joseph Brisman, Salath Bum, Isaac Butler, Joseph D. Farnsworth, Stephen Horn, John Jackson, Samuel Jewett, John S. Larrabee, John Peck, Silas Pond, Moses Robinson, Erastus Safford, Samuel Strong, Obediah Walker, Zerah Willoughby
Candidates: Martin Chittenden[1]Ezra ButlerIsrael SmithNoah ChittendenAmos MarshCharles RichIsaac TichenorJames WitherillLoyal CasePaul BrighamUdney HayHerman AllenJames FiskDaniel ChipmanNathan LevenworthJoel LinsleySeth PomeroyNathan RobinsonLewis SowlesBenjamin SwanWilliam BelknapLemuel BottomJoseph BrismanSalath BumIsaac ButlerJoseph D. FarnsworthStephen HornJohn JacksonSamuel JewettJohn S. LarrabeeJohn PeckSilas PondMoses RobinsonErastus SaffordSamuel StrongObediah WalkerZerah Willoughby
Final Result: [2][3]2178179431291616121196444322222211111111111111111
District of Northwest2178179431291616121196444322222211111111111111111
Addison County69563384-16210-6--1--2---1---1----11-11-11-
Town of Addison565-----------------------------------
Town of Bridport4859-----------------------------------
Town of Bristol3239-----------------------------------
Town of Cornwall30552------1-----2----------------1----
Town of Ferrisburgh4935---------------------------------1-
Town of Hancock337-1--------1------------------------
Town of Kingston1022-----------------------------------
Town of Leicester246-----------------------------------
Town of Lincoln-22-----------------------------------
Town of Middlebury[4]8532-----------------------------------
Town of Monkton11517----1------------------------------
Town of New Haven367022---------------------------------
Town of Panton13271----------------------------1-----
Town of Salisbury47131---1----------------1-------------
Town of Shoreham38482--13---3---------1---------1-------
Town of Starksboro425-----------------------------------
City of Vergennes6219-1-----1------------------------1--
Town of Warren72-----------------------------------
Town of Weybridge431-----10-1------------------1--------
Town of Whiting659---3-------------------------------
Chittenden County7946196416-5-9-24332--2--11--1--1--1------
Town of Bolton-26-----------------------------------
Town of Burlington9915--------24------------1------------
Town of Charlotte9188----2------------------------------
Town of Colchester1815-----------------------------------
Town of Duxbury2222-1--------------------------1------
Town of Essex29461----------------------------------
Town of Hinesburgh91591---1-------2-----1----------------
Town of Huntington822------9----------------------------
Town of Jericho70621----------1-----------------------
Town of Middlesex164-1---------------------------------
Town of Milton3332-------------------------1---------
Town of Moretown136--16--------2-----------------------
Town of Richmond4634-----------------------------------
Town of Shelburne[5]3648-----------------------------------
Town of Stowe843----1----------2---1---------------
Town of Underhill2481----------------------------------
Town of Waitsfield783----------3------------------------
Town of Waterbury5840-1--1------------------------------
Town of Westford3723-----------------------------------
Town of Williston753121---------------------------------
Franklin County5714621221--31--1-----2--1--1--11------1--1
Town of Bakersfield341-8---------------------------------
Town of Berkshire737--------1--------------------------
Town of Cambridge3680-----------------1----------------1
Town of Enosburgh339-2---1------------------1----------
Town of Fairfax84758-------------------1----------1---
Town of Fairfield84191---3------------------1-----------
Town of Fletcher12351----------------------------------
Town of Georgia2471-----------------------------------
Town of Highgate[6]802-----------------------------------
Town of Huntsburgh[7]-------------------------------------
Town of Johnson1124-----------------------------------
Town of Montgomery13--10---------------------------------
Town of Richford824-----------------------------------
Town of Saint Albans653221------------2--------------------
Town of Sheldon373-----------------------------------
Town of Sterling11------------------------------------
Town of Swanton3256-----------------------------------
Grand Isle County118805---2---1-------2------------------
Town of Alburg3235----------------2------------------
Town of Grand Isle[8]-------------------------------------
Town of North Hero[9]-------------------------------------
Town of South Hero82155---2---1--------------------------
Town of Vineyard[10]1430-----------------------------------


[2]The National Intelligencer, October 23, reports 2173 votes for Martin Chittenden.
[3]Several sources, including the Rutland Herald (Rutland, VT), October 18; the Vermont Centinel (Burlington, VT), October 23; the Vermont Gazette, an Epitome of the World (Bennington, VT), October 21; the Middlebury Mercury (Middlebury, VT), October 15; and The Reporter, October 25, report 1793 total votes for Ezra Butler (and likely did not include the vote Ezra Butler received in the Franklin County town of Highgate as Ezra Butler, Jr.).
[4]The Middlebury Mercury (Middlebury, VT), September 3, reports 84 votes for Martin Chittenden in Middlebury.
[5]The votes from Shelburne were rejected.
[6]One vote for Ezra Butler, Jr. in Highgate has been counted for Ezra Butler.
[7]There were no votes recorded in Huntsburgh.
[8]There were no votes recorded in Grand Isle.
[9]There were no votes recorded in North Hero.
[10]The Vineyard Town Records list Ezra Butler with 23 votes, which may be either a transcription discrepency or in conflict with Original Town Election Certificates which report Ezra Butler with 30 votes in Vineyard. With the Vineyard total at 30 votes for Ezra Butler, it is more in keeping with the state totals reported in other sources.


Original Election Returns. Vermont State Archives, Middlesex.
Addison Town Records.
Berkshire Town Records.
Bridport Town Records.
Bristol Town Records.
Burlington Town Records.
Charlotte Town Records.
Colchester Town Records.
Essex Town Records.
Ferrisburgh Town Records.
Hancock Town Records.
Highgate Town Records.
Jericho Town Records.
Milton Town Records.
Montgomery Town Records.
New Haven Town Records.
Panton Town Records.
Richford Town Records.
Saint Albans Town Records.
Shelburne Town Records.
Stowe Town Records.
Underhill Town Records.
Vergennes Town Records.
Isle La Motte Town Records.
Warren Town Records.
Middlebury Mercury (Middlebury, VT). September 3, 1806.
Vermont Centinel (Burlington, VT). September 3, 1806.
Middlebury Mercury (Middlebury, VT). October 15, 1806.
Weekly Wanderer (Randolph, VT). October 15, 1806.
Rutland Herald (Rutland, VT). October 18, 1806.
The Post-Boy (Windsor, VT). October 21, 1806.
Vermont Gazette, an Epitome of the World (Bennington, VT). October 21, 1806.
Vermont Centinel (Burlington, VT). October 23, 1806.
The Reporter (Brattleboro, VT). October 25, 1806.
American Citizen (New York, NY). October 27, 1806.
Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). October 29, 1806.
National Intelligencer (Washington, D. C.). October 29, 1806.

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