Tennessee 1798 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Tennessee 1798 U.S. Senate
Date:
1798
State:
Tennessee
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
William Cocke, Joseph Anderson, Daniel Smith, A. Jackson, J. Overton
Candidates: William Cocke[1]Joseph Anderson[2]Daniel SmithA. JacksonJ. Overton
Affiliation:
Final Result: [3]28171511
House of Representatives-----
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Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]"The Legislature acted upon the Governor's suggestion regarding the election of United States Senators. On December 12, 1798, the Senate met with the House of Representatives and proceeded to the election of two Senators. It appears that Mr. Wm. Cocke is duly elected for six years, to commence the fourth of march next, and Mr. Joseph Anderson for the balance of the time for which Mr. Andrew Jackson was elected." Messages of the Governors of Tennessee, 1796-1821.

References:

White, Robert Hiram. Messages of the Governors of Tennessee, 1796-1821. Vol. 1. Nashville: The Tennessee Historical Commission, 1952.

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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).

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