James E. Houston's name is also spelled Houstoun.
James E. Houston was chosen as the sixth Presidential Elector on the second ballot.
"There being ninety nine members present, fifty votes were necessary to make a choice ." Savannah Public Advertiser. November 22, 1808.
Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA). November 19, 1808.
Columbian Museum and Savannah Advertiser (Savannah, GA). November 22, 1808.
The Republican and Savannah Evening Ledger (Savannah, GA). November 22, 1808.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). December 8, 1808.
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