Vermont 1797 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Ballot 3

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Vermont 1797 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Ballot 3
Third Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Matthew Lyon, Samuel Hitchcock, Israel Smith, Jonas Galusha, Samuel Williams, Daniel Chipman, Nathaniel Chipman, James Lyon, Jonathan Robinson, Thomas D. Rood, Noah Smith, Enoch Woodbridge, scattering
Candidates: Matthew Lyon[1]Samuel HitchcockIsrael SmithJonas GalushaSamuel WilliamsDaniel ChipmanNathaniel ChipmanJames LyonJonathan RobinsonThomas D. RoodNoah SmithEnoch Woodbridgescattering
Final Result: [2]2143114334615127-------73
District of Western2143114334615127-------73
Addison County-------------
Town of Bridport10232---1------
Town of Bristol10122----------
Town of Ferrisburgh1257-----------
Town of Hancock12----1-------
Town of Panton1784-1--------
Bennington County-------------
Town of Bennington1289569----1----
Town of Shaftsbury261152---------
Chittenden County-------------
Town of Essex6212----------
Town of Jericho261277-----1---
Town of Milton371--------11-
Town of Shelburne365-----------
Franklin County-------------
Town of Georgia[3]-------------
Rutland County-------------
Town of Benson875--2--------
Town of Mount Holly12-1----------
Town of Pittsford1760-----1-----


[2]"BENNINGTON, March 9. The following is the statement of the votes for representative to the Congress of the United States, for the Western District, Vermont. For Lyon, 2143, Hitchcock, 1143, Smith 346, Galusha, 151, S. Williams, 27, scattering votes, 80. Of course Col. Matthew Lyon is duly elected, having 399 majority." Tablet of the Times (Bennington, VT). March 9, 1797.
[3]58 freemen voted, no vote for candidates was given.


Bennington Town Records.
Benson Town Records.
Bridport Town Records.
Bristol Town Records.
Essex Town Records.
Ferrisburgh Town Records.
Georgia Town Records.
Hancock Town Records.
Jericho Town Records.
Milton Town Records.
Mount Holly Town Records.
Panton Town Records.
Pittsford Town Records.
Shaftsbury Town Records.
Shelburne Town Records.
The Rutland Herald: a Register of the Times (Rutland, VT). March 6, 1797.
Tablet of the Times (Bennington, VT). March 9, 1797.
Rising Sun (Keene, NH). March 14, 1797.

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