Vermont 1808 U.S. House of Representatives, Southwest District, Special

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Vermont 1808 U.S. House of Representatives, Southwest District, Special
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Samuel Shaw, Nathan Robinson, Chauncey Langdon, Jonas Galusha, Israel Smith, Benjamin Swan, Isaac Tichenor, Thomas Hammond, Paul Brigham, William Chamberlain, Caleb Kendall, Ezekiel Porter, Calvin Robinson, Pliny Smith, C. K. Williams, scattering
Candidates: Samuel Shaw[1]Nathan RobinsonChauncey LangdonJonas GalushaIsrael SmithBenjamin SwanIsaac TichenorThomas HammondPaul BrighamWilliam ChamberlainCaleb KendallEzekiel PorterCalvin RobinsonPliny SmithC. K. Williamsscattering
Final Result: [2][3][4]326411691076136-----------40
District of Southwest326411691076136-----------40
Bennington County----------------
Town of Arlington----------------
Town of Bennington219180111--1---------
Town of Dorset----------------
Town of Landgrove----------------
Town of Manchester----------------
Town of Peru15-13-------------
Town of Pownal151-102-111---------
Town of Readsboro221022------------
Town of Rupert----------------
Town of Sandgate----------------
Town of Shaftsbury203222-1-----------
Town of Stamford----------------
Town of Sunderland----------------
Town of Windhall----------------
Town of Woodford----------------
Rutland County----------------
Town of Benson107-131-11----------
Town of Brandon----------------
Town of Castleton----------------
Town of Chittenden----------------
Town of Clarendon----------------
Town of Danby----------------
Town of Fairhaven----------------
Town of Hubbarton----------------
Town of Ira----------------
Town of Middletown111687---1---------
Town of Mount Holly[5]62-3-------------
Town of Mount Tabor21-4-------------
Town of Orwell188-26251--------1--
Town of Parkerstown----------------
Town of Pawlett----------------
Town of Philadelphia11-14-------------
Town of Pittsfield42--7-----------1
Town of Pittsford52957--3-2--1-----
Town of Poultny----------------
Town of Rutland11224154-1-2-1--1--1-
Town of Sherburne----------------
Town of Shrewsbury97-26-2----1--1---
Town of Sudbury----------------
Town of Tinmouth----------------
Town of Wallingford----------------
Town of Wells----------------


[2]This election was held "to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of the Honorable James Witherell, Esq." Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), October 1, 1808.
[3]The Reporter, October 8, lists 3202 total votes for Samuel Shaw and 1078 for Chauncey Langdon.
[4]The World, September 28, lists 3202 total votes for Samuel Shaw and 146 for Jonas Galusha, and notes that there were 65 illegal votes for Shaw and 3 for Langdon.
[5]The votes from Mount Holly were rejected.


The World (Bennington, VT). September 28, 1808.
Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). October 1, 1808.
Vermont Courier (Rutland, VT). October 3, 1808.
The Reporter (Brattleboro, VT). October 8, 1808.
National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). October 12, 1808.
The Virginia Herald (Fredericksburg, VA). October 14, 1808.
Vermont Courier (Rutland, VT). October 24, 1808.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 1, 1808.

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