Maryland 1820 House of Delegates, Harford County

Office:
House of Delegates (State)
Title:
Delegate
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Maryland 1820 House of Delegates, Harford County
Date:
1820
State:
Maryland
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
House of Delegates/Delegate
Candidates:
Israel D. Maulsby, William H. Allen, Abel Anderson, Alexander Norris, John Forwood, James Steel, Thomas W. Bond, Thomas Courtney, Henry P. Ruff, S. Archer
Candidates: Israel D. Maulsby[1]William H. Allen[2]Abel Anderson[3]Alexander Norris[4]John ForwoodJames SteelThomas W. BondThomas CourtneyHenry P. RuffS. Archer
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublican
Final Result: [5][6][7][8]907887828778777491331115321
Harford County907887828778777491331115321
Abingdon[9]73116975487212235-
Town of Belle Air[10]20821116221319556909101
Dublin158160931152522382012-
Hall's Cross Road[11]247170172229193466610010-
Town of Marshall221230304167131793325-

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]"There were in Harford nine candidates, all of whom we believe, were democrats. Before the official examination of the returns by the judges of elections, it was supposed that Mr. Forwood had received the same number of votes as Mr. Norris." Federal Gazette and Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 10, 1820.
[6]"The above is the official return as stated by a gentleman on whom a reliance may be placed. Mr. Forword received 777 votes, which before the official returns came in gave rise to the statement of a tie between him and Mr. Norris." American, and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 6, 1820.
[7]The Daily National Intelligencer lists 778 votes for both Alexander Norris and John Forwood. "All these gentlemen are Republican, and the two lowest, we suppose, will have to cast lots which will serve." Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC). October 5, 1820.
[8]The Federal Gazette lists Abel Anderson with 829 votes.
[9]The Federal Gazette lists Abel Anderson with 98 votes.
[10]The Federal Gazette lists 211 votes for William H. Allen and 193 votes for John Forwood.
[11]"On the first count the Judges made this 194," is listed for John Forwood's vote in the Federal Gazette and Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD).

References:

Election Transcript. Historical Society of Harford County, Bel Air.
Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC). October 5, 1820.
American, and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 6, 1820.
Baltimore Patriot and Mercantile Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 6, 1820.
Federal Gazette and Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 10, 1820.
Republican Star and General Advertiser (Easton, MD). October 10, 1820.

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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).

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