Massachusetts 1813 House of Representatives, Charlestown

Office:
House of Representatives (State)
Title:
State Representative
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Massachusetts 1813 House of Representatives, Charlestown
Date:
1813
State:
Massachusetts
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
House of Representatives/State Representative
Candidates:
David Goodwin, Thomas Harris, William Austin, John Soley, Nathaniel Austin, John Hurd, J. Miller, J. Tufts, D. Tufts, Timothy Walker
Candidates: David Goodwin[1]Thomas Harris[2]William Austin[3]John Soley[4]Nathaniel AustinJohn HurdJ. MillerJ. TuftsD. TuftsTimothy Walker
Affiliation:War TicketWar TicketWar TicketPeace TicketPeace TicketPeace TicketWar TicketPeace TicketWar TicketPeace Ticket
Final Result: [5]322322321321320320320320319318
Town of Charlestown322322321321320320320320319318

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]"The Selectman declared that 320 1/2 votes made a choice ~ three of the War Ticket [Goodwin, Harris, Austin], and [one] of the Peace [Soley] were declared chosen. On the trial for the fifth, the Peace votes exceeded the War by ten: but divided between two candidates; and the choice was postponed until Thursday." Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). May 5, 1813.

References:

New-England Palladium (Boston, MA). May 4, 1813.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). May 5, 1813.

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