"Our first statement annoucing the election of Col. Anthony New, as the successor of Mr. M'Lean, in the 5th Congressional District, turns out to be correct. His majority over Gen Daviess was near 100 votes." Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). September 7, 1820.
"It seems to be not a little difficult to ascertain who is elected Representative in Congress from the 5th District ... Mr. New is really and bona fide re-elected by a small majority." Western Monitor (Lexington, KY). September 12, 1820.
The September 5th edition of the Western Citizen and the August 29th edition of the Western Monitor list John Daviess as elected.
Original Election Certificate. The National Archives, Washington, DC.
Kentucky Reporter (Lexington, KY). August 16, 1820.
The Commentator (Frankfort, KY). August 17, 1820.
Western Monitor (Lexington, KY). August 29, 1820.
The Western Citizen (Paris, KY). September 5, 1820.
Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). September 7, 1820.
Western Monitor (Lexington, KY). September 12, 1820.
Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC). September 20, 1820.
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