Tennessee 1801 U.S. House of Representatives, Special

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Tennessee 1801 U.S. House of Representatives, Special
Date:
1801
State:
Tennessee
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
William Dickson, John Reah, George W. Campbell, John Cocke
[7][8]
Candidates: William Dickson[1][2]John Reah[3]George W. Campbell[4]John Cocke[5]
Affiliation:
Final Result: [6]----
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Notes:

[1]William Dickson "of Davidson."
[2]Elected.
[3]John Reah "of Sullivan."
[4]George W. Campbell "of Knox."
[5]John Cocke "of Grainger."
[6]The above men are "reported to be candidates for Special Election to replace W.C.C Claiborne, Esq., who was appointed Governor of the Mississippi Territory." The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). October 21, 1801.
[7]"A letter from a gentleman in Tennessee, to his friend in Alexandria, dated S. West Point, Novermber 16 says...'Mr. Dixon is elected a Representative in Congress by a majority of 500 votes.'" American. And Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). December 14, 1801.
[8]"Dr. William Dickson is elected a Representative to Congress, from this State by a mojority of upwards of 400 votes. At this election, important as it is, we are sorry to find that so few votes have been taken." The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). Dec. 9, 1801. The Knoxvill Gazette says the majority is 537.

References:

Original Election Returns. Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville.
The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). October 21, 1801.
The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). December 9, 1801.
American. And Baltimore Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). December 14, 1801.

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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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