New York 1804 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Special

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
New York 1804 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Special
Date:
1804
State:
New York
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Samuel Riker, Eliphalet Wickes, Joshua Smith
Candidates: Samuel Riker[1]Eliphalet WickesJoshua Smith
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2][3]10401019765
District of One10401019765
Queens County617195436
Suffolk County423824302
Town of Brookhaven310663
Town of Easthampton-180-
Town of Huntington[4]6213952
Town of Islip2687
Town of Riverhead495541
Town of Shelter Island-31-
Town of Smithtown[5]2574
Town of Southampton[6]14622425
Town of Southold1357340

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"An election for a representative in the house of representatives of the Congress of the U. States, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Gen. John Smith, held in the first district of this State, composed of the counties of Suffolk and Queens." Suffolk Gazette (Sag Harbor, NY). June 25, 1804.
[3]The county totals listed here add up to 1040 votes for Eliphalet Wickes and 765 votes for Joshua Smith. However, the official canvass of votes lists 1019 votes for Eliphalet Wickes and 765 votes for Joshua Smith.
[4]Joshua Smith received 52 votes as Joshua Smith, Jr.
[5]Joshua Smith received 74 votes as Joshua Smith, Jr.
[6]Joshua Smith received 25 votes as Joshua Smith, Jr.

References:

Brookhaven Town Records. 76-78.
American Citizen (New York, NY). May 10, 1804.
Republican Watch-Tower (New York, NY). May 12, 1804.

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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).

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