Missouri 1820 Constitutional Convention, Howard County

Office:
Constitutional Convention (Territory)
Title:
Convention Delegate
Jurisdiction:
Territory
Label:
Missouri 1820 Constitutional Convention, Howard County
Date:
1820
State:
Missouri
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Constitutional Convention/Convention Delegate
Candidates:
Benjamin H. Reeves, Nicholas S. Burckhartt, Duff Green, Jonathan S. Findlay, John Ray, David Todd, Charles Kavanaugh, James Hickman, John Walker, Benjamin Cooper, David Woods, Augustus Storrs, Bennett Clark, Gray Bynum, Thomas Hardeman, William Boon, John Adams, Henry Knous, Thomas Hatton, Samuel C. MacNess
Candidates: Benjamin H. Reeves[1]Nicholas S. Burckhartt[2]Duff Green[3]Jonathan S. Findlay[4]John Ray[5]David ToddCharles KavanaughJames HickmanJohn WalkerBenjamin CooperDavid WoodsAugustus StorrsBennett ClarkGray BynumThomas HardemanWilliam BoonJohn AdamsHenry KnousThomas HattonSamuel C. MacNess
Affiliation:Pro-SlaveryPro-SlaveryPro-SlaveryPro-Slavery
Final Result: 1359915883681601567534433413348336326289282168159139867040
Howard County1359915883681601567534433413348336326289282168159139867040
Town of Bonne Femme151412-281311947-181--6---
Town of Boon's Lick23242913331722332-30206-----
Town of Cedar7723776634641863-1-63510--65-
Town of Chariton3408327223172682263425210321667645296461171
Town of Fishing River[6]35661581-21--2710---------
Town of Franklin50542722519927232214123810717661184150140721356332039
Town of Grand River20141820-411-355---------
Town of Missouri607556445413152820517-214-174-
Town of Moniteau2011421276389647558-393828387738123242934-
Town of Roche Perce11811567457533222121722416119176---

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected.
[6]The votes from Fishing River were rejected and not included in the total votes.

References:

Missouri Intelligencer (Franklin, MO). May 13, 1820.
Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Saint Louis City and County. Philadelphia: L. H. Everts, 1883. 563.
Shoemaker, F. C. Missouri's Struggle for Statehood, 1804-1821. New York: Russell and Russell, 1916. 117.

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