Virginia 1816 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Virginia 1816 U.S. Senate
Date:
1816
State:
Virginia
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
John W. Eppes, John Mercer
Candidates: John W. Eppes[1]John Mercer
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2][3]10393
Senate--
House of Delegates--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"The House proceeded, jointly with the Senate, to supply the vacancy in the Senate of the United States, which will be occasioned by the expiration of the term of service of Armistead T. Mason""After the ballots were collected, and the committee had retired with a joint committee from the Senate to count them -- Mr. Maury returned, and informed the House, that they had counted the ballots, and found them to stand thus, . . . The majority being for Mr. Eppes, he was declared duly elected a Senator of the United States for six years from the 4th of March next." The American Beacon and Commercial Diary (Norfolk, VA). December 13, 1816.
[3]"John W. Eppes, (formerly of the House of Representatives) is elected a Senator in Congress from the state of Virginia for six years, from the 4th day of March next." American, and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). December 14, 1816.

References:

The American Beacon and Commercial Diary (Norfolk, VA). December 13, 1816.
American, and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD). December 14, 1816.
National Advocate (New York, NY). December 16, 1816.
Federal Republican and Baltimore Telegraph (Baltimore, MD). (Baltimore, MD). December 17, 1816.
The Alexandria Herald (Alexandria, VA). December 18, 1816.

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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).
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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