Massachusetts 1807 Governor

Governor (State)
Massachusetts 1807 Governor
First Ballot
James Sullivan, Caleb Strong, Levi Lincoln, Dan Bisbee, Edward H. Robbins, Joseph Andrews, T. B. Brown, Francis Carruth, Elbridge Gerry, William Heath, Samuel Putnam, Benjamin Richards, Ebenezer Bacon, Barbary Jefferson, Solomon Snead, Richard Barned, Benjamin Austin, William Worth, William Eustis, scattering
Candidates: James Sullivan[1]Caleb StrongLevi LincolnDan BisbeeEdward H. RobbinsJoseph AndrewsT. B. BrownFrancis CarruthElbridge GerryWilliam HeathSamuel PutnamBenjamin RichardsEbenezer BaconBarbary JeffersonSolomon SneadRichard BarnedBenjamin AustinWilliam WorthWilliam Eustisscattering
Final Result: 42318396775010411122111111411230
Barnstable County1297478-----------------6
Town of Barnstable34157-----------------3
Town of Brewster2065------------------
Town of Chatham4354----------11------
Town of Dennis6030------------------
Town of Eastham299------------------
Town of Falmouth21712------------------
Town of Harwich1691------------------
Town of Orleans9212------------------
Town of Provincetown5618------------------
Town of Sandwich12859------------------
Town of Truro6323------------------
Town of Wellfleet4512------------------
Town of Yarmouth34126-----------------1
Berkshire County27111963-----------------17
Town of Adams16044------------------
Town of Alford3850------------------
Town of Becket44103------------------
Town of Bethlehem2231------------------
Town of Chesire2232------------------
Town of Clarksburg2711------------------
Town of Dalton5836------------------
Town of Egremont6637------------------
Town of Florida3114------------------
Town of Great Barrington104118-----------------1
Town of Hancock6243-----------------2
Town of Hinsdale2683------------------
Town of Lanesborough9590-----------------1
Town of Lee38156------------------
Town of Lenox14837-----------------3
Town of Louden3336------------------
Town of Mount Washington288------------------
District of New Ashford458-----------------2
Town of New Marlborough103156------------------
Town of Peru35100------------------
Town of Pittsfield2351391------------1---1
Town of Richmond9484-----------------1
Town of Sandisfield10761------------------
Town of Savoy834-----------------2
Town of Sheffield116116------------------
District of Southfield39------------------
Town of Stockbridge11389------------------
Town of Tyringham12555------------------
Town of Washington6165------------------
Town of West Stockbridge9068------------------
Town of Williamstown20463-----------------1
Town of Windsor9247-----------------1
Bristol County204919983----------------11
Town of Attleborough182204-----------------3
Town of Berkley4069------------------
Town of Dartmouth92133------------------
Town of Dighton13759------------------
Town of Easton11446-----------------5
Town of Freetown18438------------------
Town of Mansfield9380------------------
Town of New Bedford223396------------------
Town of Norton118123-----------------3
Town of Raynham11971------------------
Town of Rehoboth257268------------------
Town of Somerset4459------------------
Town of Swansea10140------------------
Town of Taunton2322573-----------------
Town of Troy6863------------------
Town of Westport4592------------------
Cumberland County23522139-----------------11
Town of Baldwin2018-----------------1
Town of Bridgetown5853------------------
Town of Brunswick112137------------------
Town of Cape Elizabeth7564-----------------1
Town of Durham9873-----------------1
Town of Falmouth311106------------------
Town of Freeport155166------------------
Town of Gorham126158------------------
Town of Gray12623-----------------1
Town of Harpswell2158------------------
Town of Harrison357------------------
Town of Minot7578------------------
Town of New Gloucester12175-----------------2
Town of North Yarmouth63342------------------
Town of Otisfield2854------------------
Town of Pejepscot4832------------------
Town of Poland8223------------------
Town of Portland428492-----------------2
Town of Raymond7014-----------------1
Town of Scarborough18135------------------
Town of Standish7165------------------
Thompson Pond and Shaker Settlement[2]--------------------
Town of Windham4874-----------------2
Dukes County164160-----------------8
Town of Chilmark3736------------------
Town of Edgartown6472-----------------3
Town of Tisbury63524--------------1--
Essex County40264864---11-111--------12
Town of Amesbury96102------------------
Town of Andover261222-----------------2
Town of Beverly188400------------------
Town of Boxford25142------------------
Town of Bradford38136-----------------1
Town of Danvers177282-----------------1
Town of Gloucester417278------------------
Town of Hamilton36112------------------
Town of Haverhill122194------------------
Town of Ipswich180296------------------
Town of Lynn418270-----------------1
District of Lynnfield2045------------------
Town of Manchester984------------------
Town of Marblehead44650-----------------1
Town of Metheun88103-----------------1
Town of Middleton6040------------------
Town of Newbury171355------------------
Town of Newburyport251592-----------------4
Town of Rowley80176------------------
Town of Salem721721---11-111---------
Town of Salisbury152104-----------------1
Town of Topsfield43112------------------
Town of Wenham2748------------------
Hampshire County38986666-----------------29
Town of Amherst35212------------------
Town of Ashfield69160-----------------3
Town of Belchertown59249------------------
Town of Bernardston6540------------------
Town of Blandford8981-----------------2
Town of Brimfield27159------------------
Town of Buckland[3]54106------------------
Town of Charlemont28106------------------
Town of Chester11679------------------
Town of Chesterfield98120------------------
Town of Colrain321461-----------------
Town of Conway127148-----------------1
Town of Cummington6699-----------------2
Town of Deerfield17214------------1-----
District of Easthampton6118------------------
Town of Gill2361------------------
Town of Goshen2278-----------------1
Town of Granby35133-----------------1
Town of Granville91143-----------------2
Town of Greenfield66105------------------
Town of Greenwich85111------------------
Town of Hadley23145------------------
Town of Hatfield5877-----------------2
Town of Hawley24127------------------
Town of Heath29102------------------
Town of Holland1632-----------------3
Town of Leverett6247------1-----------
District of Leyden8159------------------
Town of Longmeadow37114------------------
Town of Ludlow9323------------------
Town of Middlefield3288------------------
Town of Monson108135-----------------1
Town of Montague21110------------------
Town of Montgomery4635-----------------1
Town of New Salem101166-----------------2
Town of Northampton82372------------------
Town of Northfield8656------------------
Town of Norwich2380------------------
District of Orange7757------------------
Town of Palmer34103------------------
Town of Pelham8766------------------
Town of Plainfield27102------------------
Town of Rowe2874------------------
Town of Russell2823------------------
Town of Shelburne33119------------------
Town of Shutesbury4072------------------
Town of South Brimfield1741-----------------1
Town of South Hadley25111------------------
Town of Southampton21175------------------
Town of Southwick16512------------------
Town of Springfield113187------------------
Town of Sunderland2661------------------
Town of Ware5981------------------
Town of Warwick91100------------------
Town of Wendell[4]4895------------------
Town of West Springfield300120------------------
Town of Westfield13489------------------
Town of Westhampton9123------------------
Town of Whately5372------------------
Town of Wilbraham146112-----------------1
Town of Williamsburg51116-----------------1
Town of Worthington84125-----------------1
Hancock County1516624-----------------8
Town of Bangor8026------------------
Town of Belfast7969-----------------1
Town of Blue Hill1355------------------
Town of Buckstown5855-----------------1
Town of Castine3141------------------
Town of Deer Isle5831------------------
Town of Dixmont[5]--------------------
Town of Eddington355------------------
Town of Eden372------------------
Town of Ellsworth913------------------
Town of Frankfurt13043------------------
Town of Gouldsborough1433-----------------1
Town of Hampden9416-----------------3
Town of Islesborough355------------------
Town of Lincolnville9613-----------------2
Town of Mount Desert624------------------
Town of Northport5123------------------
Town of Orland1027------------------
Town of Orono455------------------
Town of Orrington11225------------------
Town of Penobscot8837------------------
Town of Prospect908------------------
Town of Sedgwick[6]6936------------------
Town of Sullivan3713------------------
Town of Surry[7]2328------------------
Town of Trenton5211------------------
Town of Vinalhaven73-------------------
Plantation adjacent to Sullivan39-------------------
Kennebec County29041479-----------------21
Town of Anson2723------------------
Town of Athens2023------------------
Town of Avon411------------------
Town of Augusta124124-----------------2
Town of Belgrade9822------------------
Town of Canaan3388-----------------3
Town of Chesterville1723------------------
Town of Clinton976-----------------3
Town of Cornville1925------------------
Town of Embden124------------------
Town of Fairfax6415------------------
Town of Fairfield8845-----------------1
Town of Farmington18446------------------
Town of Fayette6632------------------
Town of Gardiner5918-----------------1
Town of Green11011-----------------1
Town of Hallowell106115-----------------3
Town of Harlem5223------------------
Town of Harmony2120------------------
Town of Industry2817------------------
Town of Leeds11421------------------
Town of Madison3614------------------
Town of Mercer3012------------------
Town of Monmouth12727-----------------3
Town of Mount Vernon10524------------------
Town of New Sharon799------------------
Town of New Vineyard208------------------
Town of Norridgewock4847------------------
Town of Pittston6947------------------
Town of Readfield6756------------------
Town of Rome3413------------------
7 Mile Brook70-------------------
Town of Sidney10253------------------
Town of Starks2824------------------
Town of Strong2119------------------
Town of Temple3318------------------
Town of Unity524------------------
Town of Vassalborough10996------------------
Town of Vienna356------------------
Town of Waterville15837-----------------2
Town of Wayne2533------------------
West Pond Plantation582------------------
Town of Wilton4213------------------
Town of Winslow81113-----------------1
Town of Winthrop67112-----------------1
Plantation No. 328-------------------
Lincoln County23501890-----------------20
Town of Bath125180-----------------2
Town of Boothbay5386------------------
Town of Bowdoin5865------------------
Town of Bowdoinham5558------------------
Town of Bristol13796------------------
Town of Camden10375-----------------3
Town of Cushing[8][9]374------------------
Town of Dresden8251------------------
Town of Edgecomb7529------------------
Town of Friendship38-------------------
Town of Georgetown11289------------------
Town of Hope5226------------------
Town of Jefferson[10][11]--------------------
Town of Lewiston5263------------------
Town of Lisbon2865------------------
Town of Litchfield14834-----------------1
Town of Little River309------------------
Town of Montville[12]3923------------------
Town of New Castle8257-----------------1
Town of New Milford7518------------------
Town of Nobleborough8528-----------------5
Town of Palermo5020------------------
Town of Saint George418------------------
Town of Thomaston13574------------------
Town of Topsham51105------------------
Town of Union10262------------------
Town of Waldoborough73181------------------
Town of Wales443------------------
Town of Warren50122------1----------1
Town of Wiscasset102100-----------------3
Town of Woolwich22101-----------------1
Middlesex County44962947-----------------57
Town of Acton11922-----------------2
Town of Ashby8156-----------------2
Town of Bedford5529-----------------1
Town of Billerica59104-----------------3
District of Boxboro319-----------------6
Town of Brighton2368-----------------5
Town of Burlington[13]2238------------------
Town of Cambridge281229-----------------1
Town of Carlisle997-----------------1
Town of Charlestown482269------------------
Town of Chelmsford12977------------------
Town of Concord122128-----------------1
Town of Dracut1719------------------
Town of Dunstable6214------------------
Town of East Sudbury8250------------------
Town of Framingham104139-----------------2
Town of Groton107122-----------------1
Town of Holliston8055-----------------1
Town of Hopkinton10333------------------
Town of Lexington15124------------------
Town of Lincoln6420------------------
Town of Littleton5846------------------
Town of Malden13559-----------------1
Town of Marlborough16362-----------------4
Town of Medford33151------------------
Town of Natick6135------------------
Town of Newton58154------------------
Town of Pepperell14241-----------------2
Town of Reading140228-----------------2
Town of Sherborn7171------------------
Town of Shirley8212------------------
Town of Stoneham764------------------
Town of Stow6627-----------------2
Town of Sudbury14330------------------
Town of Tewksbury10426------------------
Town of Townsend10051------------------
District of Tyngsborough3565-----------------1
Town of Waltham9355------------------
Town of Watertown11076------------------
Town of Westford12949----------------1-
Town of Weston38107------------------
Town of Wilmington6644-----------------4
Town of Woburn10952-----------------8
Nantucket County402220-----------------1
Town of Nantucket402220-----------------1
Norfolk County25501638-----------------27
Town of Bellingham7720------------------
Town of Braintree88100------------------
Town of Brookline6051------------------
Town of Canton11831-----------------6
Town of Cohasset3868------------------
Town of Dedham23696-----------------2
Town of Dorchester243140------------------
District of Dover5932-----------------2
Town of Foxborough7240------------------
Town of Franklin75128-----------------2
Town of Medfield5080------------------
Town of Medway10372------------------
Town of Milton11671------------------
Town of Needham11641------------------
Town of Quincy6391------------------
Town of Randolph10933-----------------2
Town of Roxbury343144-----------------1
Town of Sharon8159------------------
Town of Stoughton12427-----------------6
Town of Walpole11279-----------------2
Town of Weymouth113113------------------
Town of Wrentham154119-----------------4
Oxford County1058583------1----------12
Town of Albany1416------------------
Town of Bethel5619------------------
Town of Brownfield485------------------
Town of Buckfield8228------------------
Town of Denmark472------------------
Town of Dixfield2427-----------------1
Town of East Andover2413------------------
Town of Fryburgh5856-----------------1
Town of Gilead[14]--------------------
Town of Hartford[15]5511------------------
Town of Hebron5181-----------------1
Town of Hiram[16]--------------------
Town of Jay7228-----------------2
Town of Livermore9745-----------------2
Town of Lovell[17]--------------------
Town of Newry[18]--------------------
Town of Norway5259-----------------3
Town of Paris11957------------------
Town of Porter202------------------
Town of Rumford5082-----------------
Town of Sumner5111------------------
Town of Turner11727------------------
Town of Waterford2188------1-----------
Plymouth County231519125104------1--------
Town of Abington13988------------------
Town of Bridgewater3343182-1------1--------
Town of Carver45473-----------------
Town of Duxbury117106--1---------------
Town of Halifax10719------------------
Town of Hanover11230------------------
Town of Hingham199135------------------
Town of Hull12-------------------
Town of Kingston57123------------------
Town of Marshfield9685--1---------------
Town of Middleborough296182-6----------------
Town of Pembroke149101-4----------------
Town of Plymouth144300------------------
Town of Plympton6972--1---------------
Town of Rochester192139------------------
Town of Scituate191136------------------
Town of Wareham5631------------------
Suffolk County21153191------------------
Town of Boston20863149------------------
Town of Chelsea2942------------------
Washington County212334------------------
Town of Addison627------------------
Town of Cherryfield3030------------------
Town of Columbia1550------------------
Town of Eastport5822------------------
Town of Harrington3516------------------
Town of Machias4996------------------
Town of Steuben1855------------------
Plantation No. 4[19]--------------------
Plantation No. 5[20]--------------------
Plantation No. 22138------------------
Worcester County3748552842----1------------
Town of Ashburnham5984------------------
Town of Athal23126------------------
Town of Barre1361481-----------------
District of Berlin380------------------
Town of Bolton221111-----------------
Town of Boylston37124------------------
Town of Brookfield[21][22]2003172----1-1----------
Town of Charlton2191082-----------------
Town of Dana63302-----1-----------
Town of Douglas6682------------------
Town of Dudley66107------------------
Town of Fitchburg11395------------------
Town of Gardner231051-----------------
Town of Gerry14120------------------
Town of Grafton10068------------------
Town of Hardwick98127------------------
Town of Harvard123867-----------------
Town of Holden221702-----------------
Town of Hubbardston83631-----------------
Town of Lancaster841671-----------------
Town of Leicester73119------------------
Town of Leominster91126------------------
Town of Lunenberg8984------------------
Town of Mendon156532-----------------
Town of Milford77483-----------------
Town of New Braintree[23]17112------------------
Town of Northborough20105------------------
Town of Northbridge4344------------------
Town of Oakham21811-----------------
Town of Oxford681663-----------------
Town of Paxton1965------------------
Town of Petersham1191171-----------------
Town of Princetown111452-----11----------
Town of Royalston36157------------------
Town of Rutland65993-----------------
Town of Shrewsbury70149------------------
Town of Southborough1697------------------
Town of Spencer91101------------------
Town of Sterling341992-----------------
Town of Sturbridge115132------------------
Town of Sutton225175------------------
Town of Templeton72118------------------
Town of Upton4590------------------
Town of Uxbridge981082-----------------
Town of Ward4644------------------
Town of Westborough10390------------------
Town of Western67631-----------------
Town of Westminster47173------------------
Town of Winchendon391221-----------------
Town of Worcester2211341-----------------
York County21551063-----------------17
Town of Alfred5732-----------------4
Town of Arundel4785------------------
Town of Berwick19296-----------------1
Town of Biddeford9118------------------
Town of Buxton13576------------------
Town of Cornish6412------------------
Town of Kittery18323------------------
Town of Lebanon11259------------------
Town of Limerick5329-----------------3
Town of Limington10844------------------
Town of Lyman3757------------------
Town of Newfield4846------------------
Town of Parsonsfield17733------------------
Town of Phillipsburg9114------------------
Town of Saco18753-----------------3
Town of Sandford14922--------------4---
Town of Shapleigh8149-----------------1
Town of Waterborough7028------------------
Town of Wells161225-----------------1
Town of York11282------------------


[2]There were no votes recorded in Thompson Pond and Shaker Settlement.
[3]The votes from Buckland were rejected.
[4]The votes from Wendell were rejected.
[5]There were no votes recorded in Dixmont.
[6]The votes for Sedgwick were rejected.
[7]The votes from Surry were rejected.
[8]The votes from Cushing were rejected.
[9]Records of Cushing Maine list 32 votes for James Sullivan.
[10]There were no votes recorded in Jefferson.
[11]Jefferson was incorporated on February 24, 1807.
[12]The votes from Montville were rejected.
[13]The votes from Burlington were rejected.
[14]There were no votes recorded in Gilead.
[15]The votes from Hartford were rejected.
[16]There were no votes recorded in Hiram.
[17]There were no votes recorded in Lovell.
[18]There were no votes recorded in Newry.
[19]There were no votes recorded in Plantation No. 4.
[20]There were no votes recorded in Plantation No. 5.
[21]The vote for Francis Carruth was not listed in the Original Election Returns.
[22]The two votes for Levi Lincoln did not appear in the Brookfield Town Records.
[23]The votes from New Braintree were rejected.


Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Belchertown Town Records.
Bernardston Town Records. 250.
Blandford Town Records. Book Three. 54.
Boston Town Records. 212.
Brookfield Town Records.
Brookline Town Records. 479-480.
Charlemont Town Records. 260.
Charlton Town Records.
Chatham Town Records. 153.
Colrain Town Records. Book Two. 56.
Dana Town Records.
Douglas Town Records.
Falmouth Town Records. 402.
Hardwick Town Records.
Hawley Town Records.
Hodgkin, Douglas I., ed. Records of Lewiston, Maine. Vol. I. Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2001. 93.
Ludlow Town Records.
Marshfield Town Records. 15.
New Braintree Town Records.
Paxton Town Records.
Peru Town Records. 216.
Pittsfield Town Records.
Princeton Town Records.
Provincetown Town Records. 78.
Southwick Town Records.
Spencer Town Records.
Sterling Town Records.
Sturbridge Town Records.
Tisbury Town Records. 332.
Truro Town Records. 158.
Ware Town Records.
Wareham Town Records. Book Two. 10.
Warren Town Records.
Watertown Town Records. Vol. 7. 404.
Weston Town Records. Vol. II. 43-44.
Worcester Town Records. 133.
Eastern Repository (Wiscasset, ME). April 7, 1807.
Newburyport Gazette (Newburyport, MA). March 7, 1807.
Newburyport Herald (Newburyport, MA). April 7, 1807.
Norfolk Repository (Dedham, MA). April 7, 1807.
The Repertory (Boston, MA). April 7, 1807.
Salem Gazette (Salem, MA). April 7, 1807.
Hampshire Federalist (Springfield, MA). April 8, 1807.
Independent Chronicle (Boston, MA). April 8, 1807.
Thomas's Massachusetts Spy: Or, The Worcester Gazette (Worcester, MA). April 8, 1807.
Gazette of Maine. Hancock Advertiser (Buckstown, ME). April 8, 1807.
Gazette of Maine. Hancock Advertiser (Buckstown, ME). April 9, 1807.
Newburyport Gazette (Newburyport, MA). April 9, 1807.
New-England Palladium (Boston, MA). April 10, 1807.
The Friend (Salem, MA). April 11, 1807.
Greenfield Gazette (Greenfield, MA). April 13, 1807.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). April 15, 1807.
Republican Spy (Northampton, MA). April 15, 1807.
Thomas's Massachusetts Spy: Or, The Worcester Gazette (Worcester, MA). April 15, 1807.
Gazette of Maine. Hancock Advertiser (Buckstown, ME). April 16, 1807.
Portland Gazette, and Maine Advertizer (Portland, ME). April 20, 1807.
Gazette of Maine. Hancock Advertiser (Buckstown, ME). April 23, 1807.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). April 25, 1807.
Portland Gazette, and Maine Advertizer (Portland, ME). April 27, 1807.
Independent Chronicle (Boston, MA). May 14, 1807.
Portland Gazette, and Maine Advertizer (Portland, ME). April 18, 1808.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). April 23, 1808.
Boston Gazette (Boston, MA). April 28, 1808.
"The Annals of Bangor", History of Penobscot County Maine. Williams, Chase and, Cleveland: 1882. 549.
Aiken, Ruth J., ed. Records of the Lower St. Georges and Cushing, Maine: 1605-1897. Cushing, Maine: Driftwood Farm, 1987. 25.
Allen, Charles Edwin. History of Dresden, Maine: formerly a part of the old town of Pownalborough from its earliest settlement to the year 1900. Augusta, Maine : Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1931. 504.
Davis, Walter A., ed. The Old Records of the Town of Fitchburgh. Vol. 2. Fitchburg, MA: Sentinel Printing, 1899. 368.
French, W. R. A History of Turner, Maine. Portland, ME: Hoyt, Fogg and Sonham, 1887. 231.
Metcalf, John G. Annals of the Town of Mendon, from 1659 to 1880. Providence: E. L. Freeman, 1880. 480-481.
Moulton, Alphonos, Howard L. Simpson and Granville Fernald, ed. Centennial History of Harrison, Maine. Portland, ME: Southworth Printing Company, 1909. 42.
The History of Waterford, Oxford County, Maine. Portland: Hoyt, Fogg and Donham, 1879. 137.

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