Pennsylvania 1815 Commissioner, Chester County

Office:
Commissioner (County)
Title:
Commissioner
Jurisdiction:
County
Label:
Pennsylvania 1815 Commissioner, Chester County
Date:
1815
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Commissioner/Commissioner
Candidates:
Jesse Mercer, Joshua MacMinn
Candidates: Jesse Mercer[1]Joshua MacMinn
Affiliation:FederalistRepublican
Final Result: [2][3]29502758
Chester County29502758
Chatham334159
Gum Tree131156
Hood's101359
Manor174340
Marshalton31821
New London Cross Roads37179
New Red Lion29673
Paoli422401
Pughtown140504
Red Lion358254
Sloan's137181
West Chester502126

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The October 16th edition of The Democratic Press and the October 21st edition of The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA) both report 2949 votes for Jesse Mercer and 2756 votes for Joshua MacMinn.
[3]The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA) from October 18, 1815 lists 2956 votes for Jesse Mercer.

References:

The Democratic Press (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1815.
Political and Commercial Register (Philadelphia, PA). October 17, 1815.
The Chester and Delaware Federalist (West Chester, PA). October 18, 1815.
The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA). October 18, 1815.
The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). October 21, 1815.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 21, 1815.

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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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