Maryland 1796 U.S. Senate, Special

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Maryland 1796 U.S. Senate, Special
Date:
1796
State:
Maryland
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
John Eager Howard, W. Spriggs
Candidates: John Eager Howard[1]W. Spriggs
Affiliation:RepublicanFederalist
Final Result: [2]-15
General Assembly-15

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"Our Assembly (a great majority which was plainly discovered on Howards election as Senator in the room of Wm. Potts, 15 only voting for W. Sprigg) is well strongly attached to the federal Government." Charles Carroll to James McHenry. Nov. 28, 1796.

References:

Charles Carroll to James McHenry. Nov. 28, 1796. Reel 2, Item 990. Charles Carroll Papers. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.

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