Pennsylvania 1806 House of Representatives, Montgomery County, Special

Office:
House of Representatives (State)
Title:
State Representative
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Pennsylvania 1806 House of Representatives, Montgomery County, Special
Date:
1806
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
House of Representatives/State Representative
Candidates:
Samuel Henderson, Nathaniel B. Boileau
Candidates: Samuel Henderson[1]Nathaniel B. Boileau
Affiliation:ConstitutionalistRepublican
Final Result: [2][3][4]17781669
Montgomery County17761667
Abington[5]245190
Krep's60213
Norristown506425
Pottstown36128
Summey114147
Trappe244240
Weber's299111
Whitemarsh272216

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"Tuesday the 21st ult. an election was held in this county for a member of assembly, in the room of Samuel Miles, deceased. The following are the returns:... Henderson's majority - 109 [actually, 106, if using the total of the figures listed individually by township and populated place]." The Commonwealth (Pittsburgh, PA). February 12, 1806.
[3]Township totals for Nathaniel B. Boileau as listed in The Commonwealth (Pittsburgh, PA) from February 12, add up to 1670 total votes, rather than the 1667 total listed in all three sources.
[4]The Pennsylvania Correspondent, and Farmers' Advertiser (Doylestown, PA), Die Harrisburger Morgenrothe (Harrisburg, PA) and The Commonwealth (Pittsburgh, PA) list Samuel Henderson with 1776 votesa and Nathaniel B. Boileau with 1667 votes.
[5]Die Harrisburger Morgenrothe (Harrisburg, PA) from February 8 lists Samuel Henderson with 255 votes.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
Pennsylvania Correspondent, and Farmers' Advertiser (Doylestown, PA). February 3, 1806.
Die Harrisburger Morgenrothe (Harrisburg, PA). February 8, 1806.
The Commonwealth (Pittsburgh, PA). February 12, 1806.

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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).
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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