Connecticut 1801 U.S. House of Representatives, Special

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Connecticut 1801 U.S. House of Representatives, Special
Date:
1801
State:
Connecticut
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Benjamin Talmadge, Gideon Granger, Simeon Baldwin, Timothy Pitkin, Jr., William Hart, Epaphroditus Champion, Sylvester Gilbert, William Mosely
Candidates: Benjamin Talmadge[1]Gideon GrangerSimeon BaldwinTimothy Pitkin, Jr.William HartEpaphroditus ChampionSylvester GilbertWilliam Mosely
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2][3][4][5]70214185330121100584739
Fairfield County--------
Hartford County--------
Litchfield County--------
Middlesex County--------
New Haven County--------
Town of Cheshire14106------
New London County--------
Town of Groton[6]--------
City of New London10792------
Town of Norwich[7]--------
Town of Stonington1220------
Town of Voluntown[8]--------
Tolland County--------
Town of Willington[9]--------
Windham County--------

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Election to fill the seat of William Edmond, resigned.
[3]The Monitor (Litchfield, CT) and Connecticut Gazette, and the Commercial Intelligencer (New London, CT) list 4117 votes for Gideon Granger.
[4]The Messenger (New Haven, CT), Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT) and American Mercury (Hartford, CT) list 4187 votes for Gideon Granger.
[5]The Visitor (New Haven, CT) lists Benjamin Talmadge with 7190 votes and Gideon Granger with 4187 votes.
[6]"In Voluntown and Groton, [Granger] likewise had majorities." Impartial Journal (Stonington, CT). September 29, 1801.
[7]"In Norwich, Mr. GRANGER had a handsome majority." Impartial Journal (Stonington, CT). September 29, 1801.
[8]"In Voluntown and Groton, [Granger] likewise had majorities." Impartial Journal (Stonington, CT). September 29, 1801.
[9]The votes from Willington were rejected.

References:

Broadside from Connecticut Historical Society. Early American Imprints. Evans No. 49050.
Springer's Weekly Oracle (New London, CT). September 22, 1801.
Impartial Journal (Stonington, CT). September 29, 1801.
The Messenger (New Haven, CT). October 13, 1801.
American Mercury (Hartford, CT). October 15, 1801.
Windham Herald (Windham, CT). October 15, 1801.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1801.
Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT). October 19, 1801.
Connecticut Gazette, and the Commercial Intelligencer (New London, CT). October 21, 1801.
The Monitor (Litchfield, CT). October 21, 1801.
American Mercury (Hartford, CT). October 29, 1801.
American. And Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). November 6, 1801.
The Visitor (New Haven, CT). October 18, 1803.

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