Tennessee 1809 U.S. Senate, Special

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Tennessee 1809 U.S. Senate, Special
Date:
1809
State:
Tennessee
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
Joseph Anderson, John Sevier
Candidates: Joseph Anderson[1]John Sevier
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2][3]2316
House of Representatives--
Senate--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The Norwich Courier (Norwich, CT) lists Joseph Anderson with 28 votes.
[3]Joseph Anderson was the U.S. Senator whose seat was set to expire in March, 1799. He was then elected in this special election to fill out the remaining four years left in the term of the other seat.

References:

The Minerva (Raleigh, NC). May 4, 1809.
The Star (Raleigh, NC). May 4, 1809.
National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). May 5, 1809.
The True American and Commercial Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). May 10, 1809.
Norwich Courier (Norwich, CT). May 17, 1809.
White, Robert Hiram. Messages of the Governors of Tennessee, 1796-1821. Vol. 1. Nashville: The Tennessee Historical Commission, 1952.

Page Images:

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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