Massachusetts 1812 Assessor, Salem

Office:
Assessor (Town)
Title:
Assessor
Jurisdiction:
Town
Label:
Massachusetts 1812 Assessor, Salem
Date:
1812
State:
Massachusetts
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Assessor/Assessor
Candidates:
John Page, Jacob Peabody, Joseph Baker, John Shillaber, J. Odell, J. Ropes, scattering
Candidates: John Page[1]Jacob Peabody[2]Joseph BakerJohn ShillaberJ. OdellJ. Ropesscattering
Affiliation:FederalistFederalistFederalistDemocratDemocratDemocrat
Final Result: [3][4][5]8928848798588568524
Town of Salem8928848798588568524

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]1748 total votes, 875 necessary to make a choice.
[4]The Essex Register of March 18, 1812 lists the Federalist ticket as "Tory and Rebellion Ticket".
[5]"We feel uncommon pleasure in announcing a change of political sentiments in this wealthy and highly respecrtable town. On Monday and Tuesday last the elections for Town Officers took place, and happily terminated in favor of the federal republican candidates." Boston Gazette (Boston, MA). March 19, 1812.

References:

The Essex Register (Salem, MA). March 18, 1812.
Boston Gazette (Boston, MA). March 19, 1812.
Salem Gazette (Salem, MA). March 20, 1812.
Merrimack Intelligencer (Haverhill, MA). March 21, 1812.

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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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