Massachusetts 1812 Selectman, Salem
- Selectman (Town)
- Massachusetts 1812 Selectman, Salem
- First Ballot
- Abel Lawrence, Michael Webb, William Mansfield, Samuel Ropes, Philip Chase, Moses Townsend, Joshua Ward, Joseph Ropes, Thomas M. Woodbridge, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, scattering
|Candidates:||Abel Lawrence||Michael Webb||William Mansfield||Samuel Ropes||Philip Chase||Moses Townsend||Joshua Ward||Joseph Ropes||Thomas M. Woodbridge||Benjamin W. Crowninshield||scattering|
|Final Result: ||894||893||892||888||877||858||855||854||845||843||21|
|Town of Salem||894||893||892||888||877||858||855||854||845||843||21|
The Essex Register lists Michael Webb with 894 votes.
1748 total votes, 875 necessary to make a choice.
The Essex Register of March 18, 1812 lists the Federalist ticket as "Tory and Rebellion Ticket".
"We feel uncommon pleasure in announcing a change of political sentiments in this wealthy and highly respecrtable town. On Monday and Tuesday last the elections for Town Officers took place, and happily terminated in favor of the federal republican candidates." Boston Gazette (Boston, MA). March 19, 1812.
The Essex Register (Salem, MA). March 18, 1812.
Boston Gazette (Boston, MA). March 19, 1812.
Salem Gazette (Salem, MA). March 20, 1812.
Merrimack Intelligencer (Haverhill, MA). March 21, 1812.
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