Massachusetts 1802 U.S. House of Representatives, District Eastern 1, Special, Ballot 3

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Massachusetts 1802 U.S. House of Representatives, District Eastern 1, Special, Ballot 3
Third Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Orchard Cook, Martin Kinsley, Phineas Bruce, Nathaniel Dummer, Mark L. Hill, Henry Knox, Barzillal Gannet, Benjamin Mead, George Ulmer, David Cobb, Samuel Wild
Candidates: Orchard CookMartin KinsleyPhineas BruceNathaniel DummerMark L. HillHenry KnoxBarzillal GannetBenjamin MeadGeorge UlmerDavid CobbSamuel Wild
Final Result: [1][2][3]1408118541330621322211
District of Eastern One1408118541330621322211
Hancock County2445599965-----1-
Town of Bangor[4][5]-56-9-------
Town of Belfast9254------1-
Town of Blue Hill62-25-------
Town of Buckstown26----------
Town of Castine-1231--------
Town of Deer Isle-61---------
Town of Duck Trap65----------
Town of Eden-30---------
Town of Frankfurt-59---------
Town of Goldsboro-130--------
Town of Hampden[6]455---------
Town of Islesborough352---------
Town of Mount Desert[7]-----------
Town of Northport[8]-----------
Town of Orland24----------
Town of Orrington460-1-------
Town of Penobscot-40---------
Town of Prospect1430---------
Town of Sedgwick4481--------
Town of Sullivan-43---------
Town of Trenton--33--------
Town of Vinalhaven-71---------
Plantation No. 1 East Penobscot River[9]-----------
Plantation No. 6 East Penobscot River[10]-----------
Plantation No. 6 Union River13--30-------
Plantation No. 8 and 9-4---------
Kennebec County209507-173-32-2-1
Town of Anson322------2--
Town of Augusta2472-30-------
Town of Canaan511-2-------
Town of Clinton754---------
Town of Cornville[11]-----------
Town of Ellsworth271---------
Town of Fairfield2224---------
Town of Hallowell683-53------1
Town of Harlem[12]-----------
Town of Norridgewock1235---------
Town of Pittston1833-5-32----
Town of Sidney2944---------
Town of Vassalborough-68-71-------
Town of Winslow1070-12-------
Lincoln County929119676821--2---
Town of Ballstown9510---------
Town of Boothbay40----------
Town of Bowdoinham45----------
Town of Bristol63-611-------
Town of Camden48--12-------
Town of Cushing49----------
Town of Dresden3036---------
Town of Edgecomb[13]-----------
Town of Georgetown2536---------
Town of Medencook14----------
Town of New Milford3224-----2---
Town of Newcastle5076-21------
Town of Nobleboro295---------
Town of Pownalborough87--37-------
Town of Thomastown611---------
Town of Union64----------
Town of Waldoborough35--6-------
Town of Warren99----------
Town of Woolwich63--12-------
Washington County26-247--------
Town of Addison16----------
Town of Columbia--33--------
Town of Eastport10-21--------
Town of Harrington--35--------
Town of Machias--93--------
Town of Papamaguadda[14]-----------
Town of Steuben--42--------
Plantation No. 22--23--------


[1]Special election to fill the seat of Silas Lee, having resigned on August 20, 1801 before the 7th Congress convened.
[2]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. The original election was held on September 25, 1801 and a 2nd Trial was held on December 7, 1801. A 4th Trial would be held on June 7, 1802.
[3]Martin Kinsley had ran as a Federalist for State Senate, and subsequently ran as a Republican for U.S. Congress.
[4]The votes from Bangor were not included in the Original Election Returns.
[5]History of Penobscot County, Maine, 546 lists 52 votes for Martin Kinsley.
[6]The votes from Hampden were not included in the Original Election Returns.
[7]There were no votes recorded in Mount Desert.
[8]"Return made but the No. of votes cannot be ascertained." Original Election Returns.
[9]There were no votes recorded in Plantation No. 1 East Penobscot River.
[10]There were no votes recorded in Plantation No. 6 East Penobscot River.
[11]There were no votes recorded in Cornville.
[12]There were no votes recorded in Harlem.
[13]"Return made but no votes." Original Election Returns.
[14]There were no votes recorded in Papamaguadda.


Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Edes' Kennebec Gazette (Augusta, ME). April 9, 1802.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). April 14, 1802.
Edes' Kennebec Gazette (Augusta, ME). April 16, 1802.
Edes' Kennebec Gazette (Augusta, ME). April 23, 1802.
Edes' Kennebec Gazette (Augusta, ME). May 14, 1802.
National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). May 21, 1802.
Aiken, Ruth J., ed. Records of the Lower St. Georges and Cushing, Maine: 1605-1897. Cushing, Maine: Driftwood Farm, 1987. 19.
Drisko, George W. Narrative of the Town of Machias. Machias, MA: Press of the Republican, 1904. 284.
"The Annals of Bangor", History of Penobscot County Maine. Williams, Chase and, Cleveland: 1882. 540.

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