Virginia 1814 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Virginia 1814 U.S. Senate
Date:
1814
State:
Virginia
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
James Barbour, William Wirt, scattering
Candidates: James Barbour[1]William Wirtscattering
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2][3]107804
Senate---
House of Delegates---

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"On Monday the General Assembly proceeded to the appointment of a Senator in the Congress of the United States to supply the vacancy occasioned by the expiration of term of Richard Brent one of the present Representatives from Virginia... -- James Barbour the present Chief Magistrate of this Commonwealth is consequently elected." Norfolk Gazette and Publick Ledger (Norfolk, VA). November 19, 1814.
[3]American, and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD) lists 127 votes for James Barbour.

References:

The Virginia Argus (Richmond, VA). November 16, 1814.
Alexandria Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). November 19, 1814.
Norfolk Gazette and Publick Ledger (Norfolk, VA). November 19, 1814.
American, and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). November 21, 1814.
The Lynchburg Press (Lynchburg, VA). November 24, 1814.

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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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