Pennsylvania 1801 State Senate, District 1

Office:
State Senate (State)
Title:
State Senator
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Pennsylvania 1801 State Senate, District 1
Date:
1801
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
State Senate/State Senator
Candidates:
John Porter, James Ash
Candidates: John Porter[1]James Ash
Affiliation:RepublicanFederalist
Final Result: 45322675
District of One45322675
Delaware County[2][3]600770
Chester[4]210171
Concord130197
Darby199121
Newtown61281
City of Philadelphia[5][6][7][8]17421617
Ward Cedar10752
Ward Chesnut118164
Ward Dock63123
Ward High Street89213
Ward Locust8774
Ward Lower Delaware[9]185138
Ward Middle7499
Ward New Market171157
Ward North[10]143209
Ward North Mulberry13528
Ward South5649
Ward South Mulberry[11]247104
Ward Upper Delaware176103
Ward Walnut91104
Philadelphia County2190288
Blockley5713
Bustletown20451
Germantown[12]31265
Kingsessing392
Northern Liberties[13]105999
District of Southwark51958
Passyunk--
Moyamensing--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) and The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) list John Porter with 600 votes, but the township totals add up to 604 votes.
[3]Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists John Porter with 668 votes and James Ash with 703 votes.
[4]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 16, and The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 15, list John Porter with 214 votes.
[5]In giving a summary of the State Senator, the Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 15 also lists these returns: John Porter 1729, James Ash 1610.
[6]The American. And Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD) lists John Porter with 1724 votes.
[7]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), and Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) list John Porter with 1740 votes and James Ash with 1615 votes.
[8]Der Readinger Adler (Reading, PA) lists John Porter with 1729 votes and James Ash with 1610 votes.
[9]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 15, reports 137 votes for James Ash.
[10]The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 14, The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 15, and Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 15, report 207 votes for James Ash and 142 votes for John Porter.
[11]The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 14, Gazette of the United States, October 14, The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 15, and Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), October 15, report 246 votes for John Porter.
[12]The Gazette of the United States, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) reports 322 votes for John Porter.
[13]Vote totals for Northern Liberties include East and West Northern Liberties.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
Gazette of the United States, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1801.
The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1801.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 14, 1801.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 15, 1801.
The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 15, 1801.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 15, 1801.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 15, 1801.
Norristown Herald and Weekly Advertiser (Norristown, PA). October 16, 1801.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1801.
American. And Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). October 17, 1801.
Der Readinger Adler (Reading, PA). October 20, 1801.
The Adams Centinel (Gettysburg, PA). October 21, 1801.
Kline's Carlisle Weekly Gazette (Carlisle, PA). October 21, 1801.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 22, 1801.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 23, 1801.
The Pittsburgh Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA). October 23, 1801.
American Eagle (Easton, PA). October 24, 1801.
The Farmers Instructor, and Harrisburgh Courant (Harrisburg, PA). October 28, 1801.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 31, 1801.

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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).
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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).
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).
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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