"John Blair is chosen... from the 1st Congressional district by a majority of 270 votes, over Col. John Tipton." Knoxville Enquirer (Knoxville, TN), 11 August 1825.
The votes for Carter County were determined by subtracting the known Washington County votes (as listed in newspaper sources) from the combined totals for Washington and Carter counties (listed in the Original Election Returns).
The Knoxville Register (Knoxville, TN), 12 August 1825, reported 1108 votes for Blair and 647 votes for Tipton.
Original Election Returns. Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville.
Knoxville Enquirer (Knoxville, TN). August 11, 1825.
The Knoxville Register (Knoxville, TN). August 12, 1825.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). August 23, 1825.
Delaware Gazette (Wilmington, DE). August 26, 1825.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). August 26, 1825.
Martinsburgh Gazette (Martinsburg, WV). September 1, 1825.
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