Connecticut 1812 Council of Assistants, Nomination

Council of Assistants (State)
Connecticut 1812 Council of Assistants, Nomination
First Ballot
Council of Assistants/Councillor
Frederick Wolcott, Theodore Dwight, Calvin Goddard, Elizur Goodrich, Matthew Griswold, Henry Champion, Stephen T. Hosmer, Roger M. Sherman, Judson Canfield, Jonathan Brace, David Daggett, Samuel W. Johnson, Shubael Griswold, Noah B. Benedict, Asher Miller, Asa Chapman, Aaron Austin, Jonathan Barnes, Daniel Putnam, William Perkins, Elijah Boardman, John Tallmadge, Bebee Hine, James Morris, Barzillai Slosson, Elisha Sterling
Candidates: Frederick Wolcott[1]Theodore Dwight[2]Calvin Goddard[3]Elizur Goodrich[4]Matthew Griswold[5]Henry Champion[6]Stephen T. Hosmer[7]Roger M. Sherman[8]Judson Canfield[9]Jonathan Brace[10]David Daggett[11]Samuel W. Johnson[12]Shubael Griswold[13]Noah B. Benedict[14]Asher Miller[15]Asa Chapman[16]Aaron Austin[17]Jonathan Barnes[18]Daniel Putnam[19]William Perkins[20]Elijah BoardmanJohn TallmadgeBebee HineJames MorrisBarzillai SlossonElisha Sterling
Final Result: [21]1202612006119921192511925118931188311844117651172211614112701122811181110211094310884997798289635154-----
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Hartford County--------------------------
Town of East Windsor[22]--------------------------
Litchfield County--------------------------
Town of Warren7781818180818177338181627181785777747767-47461354
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New Haven County--------------------------
New London County--------------------------
Tolland County--------------------------
Windham County--------------------------


[21]"The highest democratic vote was for Elijah Boardman, 154; and the different persons voted for by that party, varied from that number down to 13." Connecticut Mirror (Hartford, CT). October 19, 1812.
[22]"The highest Federal vote for nomination was two hundred and fifty one. The Democratic nomination was not called." Diary of Thomas Robbins, 529.


Original Election Certificate, Warren. State Archives, Connecticut State Library, Hartford.
Connecticut Mirror (Hartford, CT). October 19, 1812.
Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT). October 20, 1812.
Connecticut Herald (New Haven, CT). October 20, 1812.
Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). October 21, 1812.
Norwich Courier (Norwich, CT). October 21, 1812.
Middlesex Gazette (Middletown, CT). October 22, 1812.
Windham Herald (Windham, CT). October 29, 1812.
Tarbox, Increase N., ed. Diary of Thomas Robbins, D.D. Vol. I. Boston: Beacon Press, 1886. 529.

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