New York 1813 U.S. Senate, Senate

U.S. Senate (Federal)
U.S. Senator
New York 1813 U.S. Senate, Senate
New York
First Ballot
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
James W. Wilkin, Rufus King, John Smith
Candidates: James W. WilkinRufus KingJohn Smith
Final Result: [1][2]1783


[1]Journal of the New York State Senate, pages 81-83: "The Senate then pursuant to the act, entitled, 'an act prescribing the times, places and manner of holding elections for Senators, to represent this state in the Senate of the Congress of the United States of America,' and the concurrent resolutions of the Senate and Assembly of yesterday and this day, proceeded openly to nominate a Senator to represent this state in the Senate of the Congress of the United States, in the place of the honorable John Smith, whose time of service expires on the third day of March next; when each member present openly nominated as follows, to wit: "Resolved, That James W. Wilkin be, and he is hereby nominated by the Senate, a Senator, to represent this state in the Congress of the United States, for the term of six years, commencing with the fourth day of March next."
[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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