Tennessee 1807 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Tennessee 1807 Governor
Date:
1807
State:
Tennessee
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
John Sevier, William Cocke
Candidates: John Sevier[1]William Cocke
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2]183103030
Anderson County--
Bedford County--
Bledsoe County--
Blount County--
Campbell County--
Carter County--
Claiborne County--
Cocke County--
Davidson County--
Dickson County--
Franklin County--
Grainger County--
Green County--
Hawkins County--
Hickman County--
Jackson County--
Jefferson County--
Knox County--
Maury County--
Montgomery County--
Overton County--
Rhea County--
Roane County--
Robertson County--
Rutherford County--
Sevier County--
Smith County--
Stewart County--
Sullivan County--
Sumner County--
Warren County--
Washington County--
White County--
Williamson County--
Wilson County--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The vote for Congress for Govornor is estimated. No actual returns were found. The Impartial Review, or Cumberland Repository (Nashville, TN) printed, "From the best information received, it appears the number of votes in this state for governor, have increased since the last election, from 16[,000] to about 21,000, out of which Sevier has upwards of 18,000."

References:

Journal of the Tennessee House of Representatives, 1807. 9.
Impartial Review, or Cumberland Repository (Nashville, TN). August 20, 1807.
Impartial Review, or Cumberland Repository (Nashville, TN). August 27, 1807.
Staunton Eagle (Staunton, VA). September 4, 1807.
Impartial Review, or Cumberland Repository (Nashville, TN). September 10, 1807.
Glashan, Roy R. American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1975. Stellwater, MN: Croixside Press, 1975. 294-295.

Page Images:

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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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