Florida 1825 U.S. House of Representatives (Territorial Delegate)

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Territorial Delegate) (Federal)
Title:
Territorial Delegate
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Florida 1825 U.S. House of Representatives (Territorial Delegate)
Date:
1825
State:
Florida
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives (Territorial Delegate)/Territorial Delegate
Candidates:
Joseph M. White, James Gadsen, Joseph M. Hernandez
Candidates: Joseph M. White[1]James GadsenJoseph M. Hernandez
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2]742460362
Alachua County8733
Duval County-61138
Escambia County207141-
Barrow's314-
Gaines'24--
Hall's202-
Town of Pensacola132135-
Gadsden County12613-
Jackson County[3]284131
Leon County3890-
Musquito County-122
Nassau County[4]51-
Saint John's County[5]141218
Walton County[6]7315-

Notes:

[1]"Josephe M. White was elected.
[2]"Col. White of Pensacola has been elected, by the People of the Territory of Florida to represent them as a Delegate in Congress. The whole number of votes was nearly 1600, of which Mr. White received, as far as we have heard, 742 votes, Mr. Gadsen 460 votes, and Mr. Hernandez 362 votes." Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). July 22, 1825.
[3]The Boston Weekly Messanger lists 18 votes for James Gadsden.
[4]The returns from Nassau County are incomplete. There were three precincts - at one one precinct there was no election, and from another no return has been received.
[5]The Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA) lists 238 votes for Joseph M. Hernandez.
[6]The Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA) lists 45 votes for James Gadsden.

References:

Pensacola Gazette and West Florida Advertiser (Pensacola, FL). May 21, 1825.
Pensacola Gazette and West Florida Advertiser (Pensacola, FL). May 28, 1825.
Washington Gazette (Washington, DC). June 11, 1825.
Savannah Georgian (Savannah, GA). July 2, 1825.
The Nashville Whig (Nashville, TN) (Nashville, Tennessee). July 9, 1825.
Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA). July 21, 1825.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). July 22, 1825.
Stanley, J. Randall. History of Jackson County. Jackson County Historical Society, 1950. 29.

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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).
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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