New Jersey 1801 Assembly, Cumberland County
- Assembly (State)
- New Jersey 1801 Assembly, Cumberland County
- New Jersey
- First Ballot
- George Burgin, Azel Pierson, Jonathan Bowen, John Sheppard, Jr., Jeremiah Brooks
|Candidates:||George Burgin||Azel Pierson||Jonathan Bowen||John Sheppard, Jr.||Jeremiah Brooks|
|Final Result: ||918||911||529||522||1|
William B. Ewing, Ezekiel Foster, James Harris, James Lee, David Moore, John Pierson, Josiah Seeley, Richard Wood Sheppard, John Wood are listed as candidates on the Original Election Returns tally sheet, but received no votes.
"The feds will do their utmost in Cumberland, to return their old members, but, I am well assured without effect." American. And Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). September 29, 1801.
"On Tuesday and Wednesday last, took place throughout this state, the Annual Election for Members of the Council and General Assembly, Sheriffs and Coroners. We have not yet received the returns from several of the Counties; but we can with confidence assure our readers that there will be a handsome Republican Majority in the ensuing Legislature. ... From Cumberland, we have authentic information that the whole of the Republican Ticket has succeeded, by a majority of near Four Hundred votes.--Cumberland was Federal last year." The True American (Trenton, NJ). October 20, 1801.
Original Election Returns. New Jersey State Library, Trenton.
American. And Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). September 29, 1801.
The True American (Trenton, NJ). October 20, 1801.
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