New York 1809 Alderman, New York, Ward 6

Alderman (City)
New York 1809 Alderman, New York, Ward 6
New York
First Ballot
William Torrey, Jonas Humbert, John D. Miller
Candidates: William Torrey[1]Jonas HumbertJohn D. Miller
Final Result: [2][3][4][5]402205195
City of New York---
Ward Six402205195


[2]Several newspaper sources carried variations of the following statement: "Three tickets were run in this ward, one Federal, one Madisonian, and one Clintonian." The Public Advertiser (New York, NY) calls the Clintonians Quids.
[3]The New-York Spectator (New York, NY), Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY), American Citizen (New York, NY) and New-York Herald (New York, NY) report 492 votes for William Torrey in Ward 6.
[4]The New-York Herald (New York, NY) and Public Advertiser (New York, NY) report and 250 votes for Jonas Humbert in Ward 6.
[5]"CHARTER ELECTION. THE result has been such as was to have been expected. If republicans will labor to destroy themselves, who will save them? ... We have carried the 5th and 10th wards--we have come within 5 votes of electing our candidate in the 4th ward. In the third we were united, and obtained our accustomed number. But in the sixth, seventh and eighth wards the republicans presented two tickets; and what is the consequence?--a total defeat. Let us make a reflection on this subject. One part of the republican body insisted on substituting new candidates in the place of the old, and others refused to abandon men whom they alledged deserved well of the party. Neither side would yield; and if accomodation was offered it was rejected, under the vain idea that they could do without each other. ... The ballot-box has shewn that neither section can succeed without the aid of the other. ... The federalists by our divisions have obtained a triumph even in our strong holds. ... One of the People." The Columbian (New York, NY). November 27, 1809.


New-York Evening Post (New York, NY). November 25, 1809.
American Citizen (New York, NY). November 27, 1809.
The Columbian (New York, NY). November 27, 1809.
Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY). November 27, 1809.
The Columbian (New York, NY). November 28, 1809.
New-York Herald (New York, NY). November 29, 1809.
Public Advertiser (New York, NY). November 29, 1809.
New-York Spectator (New York, NY). November 30, 1809.
Public Advertiser (New York, NY). November 30, 1809.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 30, 1809.
The Berkshire Reporter (Pittsfield, MA). December 6, 1809.
The Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY). December 13, 1809.

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