New York 1813 U.S. Senate, Assembly

U.S. Senate (Federal)
U.S. Senator
New York 1813 U.S. Senate, Assembly
New York
First Ballot
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Rufus King, James W. Wilkin
Candidates: Rufus KingJames W. Wilkin
Final Result: [1][2]5544


[1]"Pursuant to the concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly, the house proceeded openly to nominate a Senator to represent this state in the Senate of the Congress of the United States, in the room of the honorable John Smith, whose time of service will expire on the third day of March next, and each member present openly nominated a person as follows, to wit: Resolved, That Rufus King, of Jamaica, in Queen's county, be and he is hereby nominated, on the part of this house, a Senator to represent this state in the Senate of the Congress of the United States, for the term of six years from and after the third day of March next." Journal of the New York Assembly: At Their Thirty-Sixth Session, Begun and held at the City of Albany, The Third Day of November, 1812. S. Southwick. Albany. 1813. 127-129.
[2]Since the Assembly and Senate each chose different candidates, a joint ballot of the two houses became necessary.


Journal of the New York Assembly,1813. 127-129.
Journal of the New York State Senate, 1813. 81-83.
The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). February 4, 1813.
New-York Spectator (New York, NY). February 6, 1813.
Lansingburgh Gazette (Lansingburgh, NY). February 9, 1813.
National Advocate (New York, NY). February 9, 1813.
Orange County Patriot; or, the Spirit of Seventy-Six (Goshen, NY). February 9, 1813.
The Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY). February 17, 1813.

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