Pennsylvania 1806 Sheriff, Bucks County

Office:
Sheriff (County)
Title:
Sheriff
Jurisdiction:
County
Label:
Pennsylvania 1806 Sheriff, Bucks County
Date:
1806
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Sheriff/Sheriff
Candidates:
Daniel Thomas, William Watts
Candidates: Daniel Thomas[1]William Watts
Affiliation:ConstitutionalistRepublican
Final Result: [2][3]16371500
Bucks County16371500
Bedminster170299
Bristol155186
Buckingham504202
Newtown516393
Nockamixon83131
Richland209289

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Daniel Thomas is listed as David Thomas in the Norristown Herald and Weekly Advertiser (Norristown, PA) from October 17.
[3]United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA) from October 20, The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 21, and Northampton Farmer and Easton Weekly Advertiser (Easton, PA) from October 26 list William Watts with 1501 total votes. Norristown Herald and Weekly Advertiser (Norristown, PA) from October 17 lists William Watts with 1502 total votes.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
Norristown Herald and Weekly Advertiser (Norristown, PA). October 17. 1806.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 20, 1806.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 21, 1806.
Northampton Farmer and Easton Weekly Advertiser (Easton, PA). October 26, 1806.
Pennsylvania Correspondent, and Farmers' Advertiser (Doylestown, PA). October 27, 1806.

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