Pennsylvania 1809 House of Representatives, Philadelphia County

Office:
House of Representatives (State)
Title:
State Representative
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Pennsylvania 1809 House of Representatives, Philadelphia County
Date:
1809
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
House of Representatives/State Representative
Candidates:
Jacob Shearer, James Engle, Isaac Johnson, Christian Sheetz, John Thompson, Francis Engle, Joseph Starne, Isaac Heston, James Worth, William Rose, Joshua Jones, Jonathan Roberts, George Reese, Robert Vaux
Candidates: Jacob Shearer[1]James Engle[2]Isaac Johnson[3]Christian Sheetz[4]John Thompson[5]Francis Engle[6]Joseph StarneIsaac HestonJames WorthWilliam RoseJoshua JonesJonathan RobertsGeorge ReeseRobert Vaux
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanRepublicanFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [7][8]2880287228592834172917241230117610271026102510231010993
Philadelphia County2880287228592834172917241230117610271026102510231010993
Blockley and Kingsessing14014013813758588282646764646464
Germantown and Bristol2342312312332427209210107106106105102104
Lower Dublin, Byberry, and Moreland13413513413543439393105104106106104106
District of Northern Liberties1348134713331304801796619573372369367367362345
Ward East627625618597437433205193180179180179177173
Ward West721722715707364363414380192190187188185172
Oxford11511411511460576056565657575656
Roxborough12412312412599120115343434343429
Southwark, Moyamensing, and Passyunk7857827847867347344747289290291290288289

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected.
[6]Elected.
[7]"[Joseph Starne and Isaac Heston] are the two democrats who were taken up by the Delegates of the county, on the 27th of September." The Democratic Press (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1809.
[8]"[Joseph Starne and Isaac Heston] are apostates - or quadroons, who were taken up by a disappointed faction, and the most infamous means used to aid their election." Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1809.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1809.
The Democratic Press (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1809.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1809.
The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA). October 18, 1809.
Der Readinger Adler (Reading, PA). October 24, 1809.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern (Lebanon, PA). October 25, 1809.
The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). October 31, 1809.

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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).

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