New York 1798 U.S. Senate, Special

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
New York 1798 U.S. Senate, Special
Date:
1798
State:
New York
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
John Sloss Hobart, John Addison, John Armstrong, John Taylor, James Watson, James Cocliram
Candidates: John Sloss Hobart[1]John AddisonJohn ArmstrongJohn TaylorJames WatsonJames Cocliram
Affiliation:Federalist
Final Result: [2]100254221
Assembly[3]7223222-
Senate2822--1

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"Thursday, eleven o'clock A.M. January 11th. Resolved that this House will immediately proceed to nominate a Senator to represent this State in the Senate of the U.S. House of Representatives of the United States of America, in the place of the Hon. Philip Schuyler, who has resigned that appointment." Journal of the New York Assembly, 1798. 40-41.
[3]The Poughkeepsie Journal lists John Addison with 22 votes.

References:

Journal of the New York Assembly, 1798. 40-41.
Journal of the New York State Senate, 1798. 14-15.
The Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, NY). January 16, 1798.
Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). January 24, 1798.

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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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