Georgia 1799 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Georgia 1799 U.S. Senate
Date:
1799
State:
Georgia
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
Abraham Baldwin, Thomas P. Carnes
Candidates: Abraham Baldwin[1]Thomas P. Carnes
Affiliation:RepublicanFederalist
Final Result: 4237
[2][3]4237

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"On Friday the 18th instant, the Legislature of this state elected the Hon. Abraham Baldwin, a Senator of the United States, for 6 years from the 4th of March next, in the room of the hon. Josiah Tatnal, whose term then expires". The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). February 5, 1799.
[3]"The Hon. Abraham Baldwin, has been elected a Senator in Congress for Georgia, in the room of the Hon. Josiah Tatnall, whose time expires in March next J. P. Carnes, Esq., a Federalist, had 37 votes; and Mr. Baldwin 42." The Green Mountain Patriot (Peacham, VT). 1799.

References:

The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). February 5, 1799.
The Centinel of Liberty, and George-town Advertiser (Georgetown, DC). February 12, 1799.
The Green Mountain Patriot (Peacham, VT). 1799.

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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).

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