Vermont 1808 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Vermont 1808 U.S. Senate
Date:
1808
State:
Vermont
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
Jonathan Robinson, Daniel Chipman, scattering
Candidates: Jonathan Robinson[1]Daniel Chipmanscattering
Affiliation:DemocratFederalist
Final Result: [2][3][4]109973
109973

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"The two houses proceeded to the election of a senator. The Hon. Jonathan Robinson was elected by the general assembly. The governor and council appeared in the house, and made report, that they had elected the Hon. Daniel Chipman as a senator on their part. The two houses having made no choice by separate ballot, they proceeded to elect a senator by joint ballot." Weekly Wanderer (Randolph, VT), November 7, 1808.
[3]"Extract of a letter from a gentleman in the legislature of Vermont, to a friend in Boston, containing a true statement of the election in Vermont. 'Dear Sir, I have the pleasure to inform you that Vermont is republican. Our legislature is now sitting at Montpelier. On Thursday, Oct. 20, the election of U. States senator and judges of superior court decided the politics of our legislature.' " Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 1, 1808.
[4]The Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), the True American (Trenton, NJ), and the Boston Courier (Boston, MA) list Daniel Chipman with 99 votes.

References:

Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 1, 1808.
Weekly Wanderer (Randolph, VT). November 7, 1808.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). November 9, 1808.
Boston Courier (Boston, MA). November 10, 1808.
True American (Trenton, NJ). November 14, 1808.

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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).

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