Delaware 1809 House of Representatives, Sussex County

Office:
House of Representatives (State)
Title:
State Representative
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Delaware 1809 House of Representatives, Sussex County
Date:
1809
State:
Delaware
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
House of Representatives/State Representative
Candidates:
Joshua Burton, Robert Hill, John Wilson, Peter Robinson, Thomas W. Rogers, Ebenezer Walter, Peter G. Woolten, Jesse Green, Nathan Vickers, Charles MacCullen, Jonathan Waller, Zadock Aydelott, John Carlisle, Nutter Loftland, John Collins, Curtis Jacobs, Peter Hull, William Polk, William Bell, James Miller, John Shaver
Candidates: Joshua Burton[1]Robert Hill[2]John Wilson[3]Peter Robinson[4]Thomas W. Rogers[5]Ebenezer Walter[6]Peter G. Woolten[7]Jesse GreenNathan VickersCharles MacCullenJonathan WallerZadock AydelottJohn CarlisleNutter LoftlandJohn CollinsCurtis JacobsPeter HullWilliam PolkWilliam BellJames MillerJohn Shaver
Affiliation:FederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublican
Final Result: [8][9][10][11]704702702701694694689470426390376374373371321316316313310280262
Sussex County704702702701694694689470426390376374373371321316316313310280262

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected.
[6]Elected.
[7]Elected.
[8]The United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA) of October 16, 1809 lists two separate Federalist tickets - it appears that there was a split in the Federalist party, with different groups supporting different candidates. One ticket included Robinson, Burton, Hall, Wilson, Woolten, Rogers, and Walter. The other, referred to in this paper as the "Fair Play ticket", included Green, Vickers, MacCullen, Carlisle, Aydelott, Waller, and Loftland.
[9]The United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA) of October 16, 1809 refers to Ebenezer Walter, and Nutter Loftland as Ebe Walter, and Nutter Lofland, respectively.
[10]"We have not obtained the returns from Sussex, but toryism, no doubt, prevails." The American Watchman; and Delaware Republican (Wilmington, DE). October 7, 1809.
[11]"Green and Vickers had about 230 and the rest of this ticket about 140 democratick [sic] votes." United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1809.

References:

The American Watchman; and Delaware Republican (Wilmington, DE). October 7, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 10, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1809.

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