Virginia 1817 U.S. House of Representatives, District 13

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Virginia 1817 U.S. House of Representatives, District 13
Date:
1817
State:
Virginia
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Burwell Bassett, John Eyre, M.S. Pitts
Candidates: Burwell Bassett[1]John EyreM.S. Pitts
Affiliation:RepublicanFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [2]---
District of Thirteen---
Accomack County[3]154223-
Elizabeth City County138--
Gloucester County[4][5]223--
James City County119-9
Mathews County159--
Middlesex County---
Northampton County14102-
Warwick County78--
City of Williamsburg[6]---
York County74-16

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]John Eyre was not a candidate.
[3]The Virginia Patriot, and Richmond Daily Mercantile Advertiser (Richmond, VA) lists 232 votes for John Eyre.
[4]Winchester Gazette (Winchester, VA): "The Norfolk and Portsmouth Herald (Norfolk, VA) -- "Colonel M.S. Pitt of Northampton, is said to be the Federal candidate for the congressional district now represented by Mr. Bassett. No poll however, was opened for him at the Gloucester election, on Monday last, as we have been informed; .""
[5]The Virginia Patriot, and Richmond Daily Mercantile Advertiser (Richmond, VA) lists 254 votes for Burwell Bassett.
[6]At the time, Williamsburg was split between James City County and York County and was not yet an independent city. The votes in Williamsburg appear to have been reported independently of either county.

References:

Elizabeth City Deeds. Vol. 33. 685-687. Library of Virginia, Richmond.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). April 11, 1817.
The Alexandria Herald (Alexandria, VA). April 14, 1817.
The American Beacon and Commercial Diary (Norfolk, VA). April 16, 1817.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). April 18, 1817.
The American Beacon and Commercial Diary (Norfolk, VA). April 19, 1817.
Virginia Patriot, and Richmond Daily Mercantile Advertiser (Richmond, VA). April 19, 1817.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). April 22, 1817.
National Intelligencer (Washington, DC). April 22, 1817.
Alexandria Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). April 24, 1817.
Alexandria Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). April 25, 1817.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). April 25, 1817.
The American Beacon and Commercial Diary (Norfolk, VA). April 26, 1817.
The Genius of Liberty (Leesburg, VA). April 29, 1817.
The American Beacon and Commercial Diary (Norfolk, VA). May 7, 1817.
Virginia Patriot, and Richmond Daily Mercantile Advertiser (Richmond, VA). May 10, 1817.

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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).
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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).
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