Maryland 1797 U.S. Senate, Special

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Maryland 1797 U.S. Senate, Special
Date:
1797
State:
Maryland
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
James Lloyd
Candidates: James Lloyd[1]
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2]-
General Assembly-

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"On Tuesday last General James Lloyd was elected by the Legislature of Maryland, Senator of the United States in the place of John Henry chosen Governor. General Lloyd had a majority of one vote only, and four of the members of the legislature, who were thought to favour his opponent, were out of the house when the election was made." Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). December 13, 1797.

References:

Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). December 13, 1797.

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