Tennessee 1808 Electoral College, District 4

Office:
Electoral College (Federal)
Title:
Elector
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Tennessee 1808 Electoral College, District 4
Date:
1808
State:
Tennessee
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Electoral College/Elector
Electors:
William Martin, Lee Sullivan
Electors: William Martin[1]Lee Sullivan
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublican
Presidential Candidate:James MadisonJames Madison
Final Result: [2]--
District of Four--
Franklin County--
Jackson County--
Overton County--
Smith County--
Sumner County--
Warren County--
White County--
Wilson County--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"To the Freemen of the Fourth electoral district. Fellow Citizens, The time is not for distant, when you will be called on to appoint an elector to vote for President and Vice President of the United States. For that appointment I am a candidate and should I be honored with your suffrages shall vote for James Madison, President--for Vice President undetermined. William Martin, Smith County, May 15 [1808]." The Clarion (Nashville, TN). April 26, 1808.

References:

The Clarion (Nashville, TN). April 26, 1808.
Carthage Gazette; and Friend of the People (Carthage, TN). September 10, 1808.
Impartial Review, or Cumberland Repository (Nashville, TN). November 17, 1808.
The Clarion (Nashville, TN). November 22 1808.
White, Robert Hiram. Messages of the Governors of Tennessee, 1796-1821. Vol. 1. Nashville: The Tennessee Historical Commission, 1952.

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