Vermont 1804 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Vermont 1804 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Gideon Olin, Jonas Galusha, Chauncey Langdon, Ebenezer Harris, James Witherill, Jacob Galusha, Isaac Tichenor, Solomon Knight, Jonathan Robinson, C. Smith, Jr., Thomas Hammond, Martin Norton, Moses Robinson, Jr., Moses Watkins, Jonathan Wells, scattering
Candidates: Gideon Olin[1]Jonas GalushaChauncey LangdonEbenezer HarrisJames WitherillJacob GalushaIsaac TichenorSolomon KnightJonathan RobinsonC. Smith, Jr.Thomas HammondMartin NortonMoses Robinson, Jr.Moses WatkinsJonathan Wellsscattering
Final Result: [2]1985848658------------19
District of Southwest1985848658------------19
Bennington County----------------
Town of Arlington----------------
Town of Bennington17171---------11---
Town of Dorset8947--------------
Town of Landgrove----------------
Town of Manchester10489-------------
Town of Peru7-13-------------
Town of Pownal[3]137971----2--------
Town of Readsboro626--------------
Town of Rupert----------------
Town of Sandgate----------------
Town of Shaftsbury[4]8910529-4----------
Town of Stamford----------------
Town of Sunderland44612-------------
Town of Windhall----------------
Town of Woodford----------------
Rutland County----------------
Town of Benson----------------
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 Middletown423050---2-1-------
Town of Mount Holly----------------
Town of Mount Tabor----------------
Town of Orwell106-8-------------
Town of Parkerstown----------------
Town of Pawlet582459-------------
Town of Philadelphia----------------
Town of Pittsfield----------------
Town of Pittsford362634-------1-----
Town of Poultney----------------
Town of Rutland4119119-6---12--11--
Town of Sherburne----------------
Town of Shrewsbury3216---1---------
Town of Sudbury----------------
Town of Tinmouth----------------
Town of Wallingford----------------
Town of Wells----------------


[2]"In the S.W. District, Hon. Gideon Olin is re-elected by a majority of 431 votes." Middlebury Mercury (Middlebury, VT). October 24, 1804.
[3]The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT), September 10, reports 145 votes for Gideon Olin, 30 for Jonas Galusha, and 26 for Chauncey Langdon in Pownal.
[4]The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT), September 10, reports 15 votes for Chauncey Langdon in Shaftsbury.


Original Election Returns. Vermont State Archives, Middlesex.
Bennington Town Records.
Middletown Town Records.
Orwell Town Records.
Peru Town Records.
Pittsford Town Records.
Pownal Town Records.
Readsboro Town Records.
Rutland Town Records.
Shaftsbury Town Records.
Shrewsbury Town Records.
Rutland Herald (Rutland, VT). September 8, 1804.
Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT). September 10, 1804.
Windsor Federal Gazette (Windsor, VT). October 23, 1804.
Middlebury Mercury (Middlebury, VT). October 24, 1804.
Weekly Wanderer (Randolph, VT). October 29, 1804.
The Green Mountain Patriot (Peacham, VT). October 30, 1804.
National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). November 5, 1804.

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