Delaware 1811 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Delaware 1811 U.S. Senate
Date:
1811
State:
Delaware
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
James A. Bayard, James Tilton
Candidates: James A. Bayard[1]James Tilton
Affiliation:FederalistRepublican
Final Result: [2]179
General Assembly179

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"Tuesday Jan. 8. At 12 o'clock the two house assembled in the senate chamber for the purpose of electing a senator to congress. In five minutes after each member gave in his ballot, and upon counting them out it appeared that James A. Bayard had 17 votes and James Tilton 9 votes." American Watchman; and Delaware Republican (Wilmington, DE). January 12, 1811.

References:

Journal of the Delaware House of Representatives, 1811. 21.
American Watchman; and Delaware Republican (Wilmington, DE). January 12, 1811.

Page Images:

handwritten notes
Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
handwritten notes
Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).

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