Massachusetts 1799 Selectman, Boston
- Selectman (Town)
- Massachusetts 1799 Selectman, Boston
- First Ballot
- David Tilden, Ebenezer Hancock, William Porter, William Sherburne, Joseph Howard, Russell Sturgis, Joseph May, Charles Bulfinch, Samuel Cobb, John Tileston, Jonathan Harris, Thomas Edwards, Benjamin Austin, Jr., William Little
|Candidates:||David Tilden||Ebenezer Hancock||William Porter||William Sherburne||Joseph Howard||Russell Sturgis||Joseph May||Charles Bulfinch||Samuel Cobb||John Tileston||Jonathan Harris||Thomas Edwards||Benjamin Austin, Jr.||William Little|
|Final Result: ||876||876||876||876||786||783||754||739||734||173||166||152||148||-|
|Town of Boston||876||876||876||876||786||783||754||739||734||173||166||152||148||-|
"...the Election continued till 11 o'clock, at which time the polls were closed; the number of votes occasioned a considerable delay, which kept an anxious assembly till one o'clock, before the wonderful effects of their exertions was disclosed by the Moderator. After silence being proclaimed, he thus announced." The Independent Chronicle: and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA). March 14, 1799.
"The annual choice of Town Officers commence on Monday last. A change in the Selectmen being considered necessary, a new list was formed, composed of the following persons, who had the number of votes attached to their names: -viz." Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). March 13, 1799.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). March 13, 1799.
The Independent Chronicle: and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA). March 14, 1799.
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