Pennsylvania 1809 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Special

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Pennsylvania 1809 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Special
Date:
1809
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Adam Seybert, Richard R. Smith
Candidates: Adam Seybert[1]Richard R. Smith
Affiliation:RepublicanFederalist
Final Result: [2]59364043
District of One59364043
Delaware County534760
Chester176171
City of Philadelphia[3][4][5][6][7]25332205
Ward Cedar[8]236109
Ward Chesnut[9]127162
Ward Dock[10]69132
Ward High Street86248
Ward Locust222100
Ward Lower Delaware[11][12][13]224139
Ward Middle[14][15][16]108130
Ward New Market280194
Ward North186287
Ward North Mulberry[17]22889
Ward South[18]76113
Ward South Mulberry370201
Ward Upper Delaware220154
Ward Walnut101147
Philadelphia County28691078
Blockley9757
Bustleton130115
East Southwark[19]255149
Germantown and Bristol231115
Kingsessing417
Lower Dublin, Byberry, and Moreland130115
Moyamensing17434
District of Northern Liberties1348391
Ward East[20][21]618191
Ward West[22]730200
Oxford10966
Passyunk[23][24][25][26]765
Roxborough12735
West Southwark[27]280104

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]This special election was held to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Benjamin Say.
[3]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 13 reports 2534 total votes for Adam Seybert in Philadelphia City.
[4]The Democratic Press (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 2634 total votes for Adam Seybert in Philadelphia City.
[5]The Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 2634 total votes for Adam Seybert in Philadelphia City.
[6]The Pennsylvania Democrat (Philadelphia, PA) from October 13 reports 2634 total votes for Adam Seybert in Philadelphia City.
[7]The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA) from October 20 reports 2295 total votes for Richard R. Smith in Philadelphia City.
[8]The Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 286 votes for Adam Seybert in Cedar Ward.
[9]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 11 reports 120 votes for Adam Seybert and 167 votes for Richard R. Smith in Chesnut Ward.
[10]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 13 reports 122 votes for Richard R. Smith in Dock Ward.
[11]Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 11 reports 324 votes for Adam Seybert in Lower Delaware Ward.
[12]The Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 324 votes for Adam Seybert in Lower Delaware Ward.
[13]The Pennsylvania Democrat (Philadelphia, PA) from October 13 reports 324 votes for Adam Seybert in Lower Delaware Ward.
[14]Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 11 reports 109 votes for Adam Seybert in Middle Ward.
[15]The Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 109 votes for Adam Seybert in Middle Ward.
[16]The Pennsylvania Democrat (Philadelphia, PA) from October 13 reports 109 votes for Adam Seybert in Middle Ward.
[17]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 11 reports 328 votes for Adam Seybert in North Mulberry Ward.
[18]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 11 reports 77 votes for Adam Seybert in South Ward.
[19]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 155 votes for Adam Seybert in East Southwark Township.
[20]The United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 and October 16 reports 491 votes for Richard R. Smith in the East Ward of Northern Liberties Township.
[21]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 491 votes for Richard R. Smith in the East Ward of Northern Liberties Township.
[22]The votes cast in Penn Township are included in the returns from the West Ward of Northern Liberties Township.
[23]Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 11 reports 174 votes for Adam Seybert and 34 votes for Richard R. Smith in Passyunk Township.
[24]The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) from October 12 reports 174 votes for Adam Seybert and 34 votes for Richard R. Smith in Passyunk Township.
[25]The United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA) from October 11 reports 174 votes for Adam Seybert and 34 votes for Richard R. Smith in Passyunk Township.
[26]The Chester and Delaware Federalist (West Chester, PA) from October 18 reports 174 votes for Adam Seybert and 44 votes for Richard R. Smith in Passyunk Township.
[27]The Chester and Delaware Federalist (West Chester, PA) from October 18 reports 210 votes for Adam Seybert in West Southwark Township.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 11, 1809.
Relf's Philadelphia Gazette. And Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 11, 1809.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 11, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 11, 1809.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
The Democratic Press (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
Relf's Philadelphia Gazette. And Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 12, 1809.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 1809.
Pennsylvania Democrat (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 1809.
The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 1809.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 13, 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.
The Democratic Press (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1809.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 16, 1809.
Lancaster Journal (Lancaster, PA). October 17, 1809.
The Chester and Delaware Federalist (West Chester, PA). October 18, 1809.
The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA). October 18, 1809.
National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). October 18, 1809.
Amerikanischer Beobachter (Philadelphia, PA). October 19, 1809.
United States' Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). October 19, 1809.
The Freeman's Journal and Columbian Chronicle (Philadelphia, PA). October 20, 1809.
Pennsylvania Democrat (Philadelphia, PA). October 20, 1809.
Anti-Monarchist, and Republican Watchman (Northampton, MA). October 25, 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).
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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