North Carolina 1805 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Special

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
North Carolina 1805 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Special
Date:
1805
State:
North Carolina
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Thomas Kenan, Benjamin Smith
Candidates: Thomas KenanBenjamin Smith
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublican
Final Result: [1][2]23201234
District of Five23201234
Bladen County378216
Brunswick County17300
Duplin County8548
New Hanover County375218
Onslow County128170
Sampson County568322

Notes:

[1]Both candidates were Republicans, however, the Federalists supported Benjamin Smith, who had once during the 1790's espoused Federalism.
[2]Election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of the Hon. James Gillespie.

References:

Original Election Returns. State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh.
Legislative Papers for 1805. State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh.
Wilmington Gazette (Wilmington, NC). August 13, 1805.
Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina State Gazette (Raleigh, NC). August 19, 1805.

Page Images:

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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).
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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