Pennsylvania 1805 House of Representatives, Allegheny, Beaver and Butler Counties

Office:
House of Representatives (State)
Title:
State Representative
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Pennsylvania 1805 House of Representatives, Allegheny, Beaver and Butler Counties
Date:
1805
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
House of Representatives/State Representative
Candidates:
Jacob Mechlin, Abner Lacock, Francis MacClure, James Carothers, John MacBride, Jacob Ferree, George Robinson
Candidates: Jacob Mechlin[1]Abner Lacock[2]Francis MacClure[3]James CarothersJohn MacBrideJacob FerreeGeorge Robinson
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublicanRepublicanConstitutionalistConstitutionalistConstitutionalistConstitutionalist
Final Result: [4]185018281825179017551069826
District of Allegheny, Beaver and Butler185018281825179017551069826
Allegheny County[5][6][7][8]95696696110551030799344
Deer2322204342-50
Elizabeth4543451271194683
Fayette[9]1021021029997975
McKeesport[10]44493757541458
Moon[11]6968695959573
Ohio494949151515-
Pine8888894848437
Pitt76767614213713018
Pittsburgh11611611422722317964
Plumb6364632223242
Reedsburgh[12]991001028177768
Robinson[13]5262632524478
Saint Clair[14]1301271321101127938
Beaver County[15]472466475520507200328
Butler County42239638921521870164

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Jacob Mechlin is also listed as Jacob Macklin and George Robinson is also listed as Georg Robinson.
[5]The Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 23, 1805, lists the vote counts for Allegheny County as listed here, except that it does not include any mention of or list a vote count for George Robinson.
[6]Die Harrisburger Morgenrothe (Harrisburg, PA), October 19, 1805, lists what appears to be a partial vote count for Allegheny County (without mentioning which townships are not included).
[7]The vote counts for Allegheny County and its townships are as they appear in The Commonwealth (Pittsburgh, PA), October 16, 1805, unless otherwise noted.
[8]The Tree of Liberty (Pittsburgh, PA) lists 349 as the Allegheny County vote count for George Robinson.
[9]The Tree of Liberty lists 99 votes for James Carothers.
[10]The Tree of Liberty lists 24 votes for Jacob Ferree.
[11]The Tree of Liberty lists 59 votes for Jacob Ferree.
[12]Reedsburg is also known as Mifflin township.
[13]The Tree of Liberty lists 37 votes for Jacob Ferree.
[14]The Tree of Liberty lists 181 votes for Jacob Mechlin.
[15]The Tree of Liberty (Pittsburgh, PA), October 16, 1805 notes that the Beaver County vote count for George Robinson is unofficial.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
The Tree of Liberty (Pittsburgh, PA). October 15, 1805.
The Commonwealth (Pittsburgh, PA). October 16, 1805.
Die Harrisburger Morgenrothe (Harrisburg, PA). October 19, 1805.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 23, 1805.
The Freeman's Journal, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 23, 1805.

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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).
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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