"The Legislature have not yet elected a Senator of the U.S. to supply the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Mr. Stone. After the balloting noticed in our last, the names of Mr. Stanly and Mr. Pickens were withdrawn, and those of General Thomas Davis of Fayetteville, and Col. J. W. Clarke, of Edgecombe, put in nomination. Five ballotings have since taken place, the result of which were." The Star (Raleigh, NC). December 23, 1814.
The Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina Gazette (Raleigh, NC) lists J. W. Clarke with 52 votes and Jesse Franklin with 45 votes.
The Raleigh Minerva (Raleigh, NC). December 23, 1814.
Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina Gazette (Raleigh, NC). December 23, 1814.
The Star (Raleigh, NC). December 23, 1814.
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