New Hampshire 1813 Governor's Council, Coos and Grafton Counties

Governor's Council (State)
Governor's Councillor
New Hampshire 1813 Governor's Council, Coos and Grafton Counties
New Hampshire
First Ballot
Governor's Council/Governor's Councillor
Enoch Colby, Abel Merrill, Jonathan Franklin, Levi Bartlett, Moses P. Payson, Zeba Huntington, Samuel Shepard, John T. Gilman, Daniel Kimball, Walter R. Webster, Stephen P. Webster, J. Kent, William Plumer, Moore Russell
Candidates: Enoch ColbyAbel MerrillJonathan FranklinLevi BartlettMoses P. PaysonZeba HuntingtonSamuel ShepardJohn T. GilmanDaniel KimballWalter R. WebsterStephen P. WebsterJ. KentWilliam PlumerMoore Russell
Final Result: [1][2]24331695704147432222111
District of Coos and Grafton24331695704147432222111
Coos County230292--5-3-------
Town of Adams-50------------
Town of Bartlett659------------
Town of Chatham131----3-------
Town of Colebrook2817------------
Town of Columbia169------------
Town of Dalton29-------------
Town of Jefferson627--2---------
Town of Lancaster8526--3---------
Town of Northumberland235------------
Town of Percy189------------
Town of Stewartstown826------------
Town of Stratford626------------
Town of Whitefield47------------
Grafton County220314037041424-2222111
Town of Alexandria5134--2---------
Town of Bath144767-----------
Town of Bethlehem39--14----------
Town of Bridgewater9070-------1----
Town of Campton701950-----------
Town of Canaan11031-------1----
Town of Concord516116-----------
Town of Coventry11310-----------
Town of Danbury4516------------
Town of Dorchester63201-----------
Town of Ellsworth24-------------
Town of Enfield46126------------
Town of Franconia2037------------
Town of Grafton723619-----------
Town of Groton6136------------
Town of Hanover[3]1885877--3--------
Town of Haverhill867030-------1-1-
Town of Hebron4552------------
Town of Landaff48531-----------
Town of Lebanon887570--1--2-----
Town of Lincoln-13------------
Town of Littleton76-37-----------
Town of Lyman7065------------
Town of Lyme1563663-----------
Town of New Chester6882------------
Town of New Holderness105561-----------
Town of Orange258------------
Town of Orford1128147-----------
Town of Peeling[4]19-23-----------
Town of Piermont657412--------1--
Town of Plymouth108-48-----------
Town of Rumney5473------------
Town of Thornton[5]751931----2--1---
Town of Warren1659------------
Town of Wentworth1376------------


[1]"The committee appointed to examine and cast the votes for Counsellors reported: Grafton and Coos. No Choice. Whole number 4829; necessary to a choice, 2415." War Journal (Portsmouth, NH). June 11, 1813.
[2]New Hampshire law required a majority to elect. Enoch Colby would subsequently be elected by the State Legislature.
[3]The Records of the Town of Hanover lists 1 vote for John T. Gilman.
[4]The votes from Peeling were rejected.
[5]Stephen P. Webster received 1 vote as S. P. Webster.


Original Election Returns. New Hampshire Archives and Records Management, Concord.
Concord Gazette (Concord, NH). March 6, 1813.
Dartmouth Gazette (Hanover, NH). March 10, 1813.
War Journal (Portsmouth, NH). June 11, 1813.
Foster, Herbert Darling, George Mendal Bridgman and Sidney Bradshaw Fay. The Records of the Town of Hanover, New Hampshire, 1761-1818. Hanover, NH: Hanover, 1905. 275.
Hoyt, Peter L. Hoyt's History of Wentworth, New Hampshire, as transcribed from the Original Manuscript by Francis A. Muzzey. Littleton, NH: Courier, 1976. 246.

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