Connecticut 1798 U.S. House of Representatives, Nomination

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Connecticut 1798 U.S. House of Representatives, Nomination
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Chauncey Goodrich, Nathaniel Smith, Samuel W. Dana, John Allen, William Edmund, Roger Griswold, Stephen T. Hosmer, Jonathan Brace, Joshua Coit, John Davenport, Jr., Elizur Goodrich, Timothy Pitkin, Jr., John Treadwell, Elias Perkins, John C. Smith, Benjamin Talmadge, Simeon Baldwin, Calvin Goddard, William Moseley, Sylvester Gilbert, Samuel W. Johnson, Jonathan O. Mosely, William Hart, Gideon Granger, Jr., Marvin Wait, Epaphroditus Champion, Heman Swift, Ephraim Kirby, Asa Spaulding, Henry Champion, Aaron Austin, David Daggett, Jeremiah G. Brainard, Tapping Reeve, Hezekiah Bissell, David Smith, Josiah Meigs, Jonathan Bull, Thomas Grosvenor, Alexander Wolcott, Timothy Larrabee, Moses Cleveland, Elisha Hyde, Frederick Wolcott, Elijah Hubbard, Ebenezer Huntington, Theodore Dwight, William Judd, Uriel Holmes, Jr., Lewis B. Sturgis, Zephaniah Swift, Charles Phelps, John Caldwell, Judson Canfield, Elias Shipman, Elisha Whittlesey, Luther Paine, Roger Newberry, Elisha Denison, David Bellamy, Julius Deming, Daniel Frost, Nathaniel Terry, John Sedgwick, Latham Hull
Candidates: Chauncey Goodrich[1]Nathaniel Smith[2]Samuel W. Dana[3]John Allen[4]William Edmund[5]Roger Griswold[6]Stephen T. Hosmer[7]Jonathan Brace[8]Joshua Coit[9]John Davenport, Jr.[10]Elizur Goodrich[11]Timothy Pitkin, Jr.[12]John Treadwell[13]Elias Perkins[14]John C. Smith[15]Benjamin Talmadge[16]Simeon Baldwin[17]Calvin Goddard[18]William MoseleySylvester GilbertSamuel W. JohnsonJonathan O. MoselyWilliam HartGideon Granger, Jr.Marvin WaitEpaphroditus ChampionHeman SwiftEphraim KirbyAsa SpauldingHenry ChampionAaron AustinDavid DaggettJeremiah G. BrainardTapping ReeveHezekiah BissellDavid SmithJosiah MeigsJonathan BullThomas GrosvenorAlexander WolcottTimothy LarrabeeMoses ClevelandElisha HydeFrederick WolcottElijah HubbardEbenezer HuntingtonTheodore DwightWilliam JuddUriel Holmes, Jr.Lewis B. SturgisZephaniah SwiftCharles PhelpsJohn CaldwellJudson CanfieldElias ShipmanElisha WhittleseyLuther PaineRoger NewberryElisha DenisonDavid BellamyJulius DemingDaniel FrostNathaniel TerryJohn SedgwickLatham Hull
Final Result: [19][20][21][22]460045974500438743053659365835743083304225962310221321812176172916711644137713051217116411511017968954917811720688636609577554540518440434433433422387386339338338334330287230182156147146139138131126121120117115111110108
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Town of Bolton[23]-----136-----------------------------------------------------------
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[19]Gideon Granger, Jr. received 112 votes as Gideon Granger.
[20]The Monitor (Litchfield, CT) lists 986 votes for Elisha Hyde and 435 votes for Jonathan Bull.
[21]The Windham Herald (Windham, CT) lists Joshua Coit with 4083 votes.
[22]Springer's Weekly Oracle (New London, CT) lists 396 votes for Elisha Hyde.
[23]"Extract of a letter from a gentleman in Connecticut, to his friend in Albany, dated April 23, 1798. 'In the town of Bolton, the inhabitants of which are composed of independent farmers, Roger Griswold had 136 votes, and not a Jacobin candidate was even named in the meeting.'" The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). May 4, 1798.


The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). May 4, 1798.
Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT). May 21, 1798.
Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY). May 23, 1798.
Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). May 23, 1798.
Impartial Herald; A Periodical Register of the Times (Suffield, CT). May 23, 1798.
The Monitor (Litchfield, CT). May 23, 1798.
Springer's Weekly Oracle (New London, CT). May 23, 1798.
Windham Herald (Windham, CT). May 24, 1798.
The Courier (Norwich, CT). May 31, 1798.

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