Massachusetts 1792 State Senate, Suffolk County

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1792 State Senate, Suffolk County
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Stephen Metcalf, Thomas Dawes, William Heath, Benjamin Austin, Jr., Oliver Wendell, Seth Bullard, John Everett, Lemuel Kollock, Elisha Dunbar, James Bowdoin, Ebenezer Thayer, Jr., John Read, Cotton Tufts, Charles Jarvis, William Phillips, Thomas Russell, Edward H. Robbins, Solomon Lovell, Elkanah Hawkes, William Cooper, Joseph Sprague, John Kneeland, Hugh Cargill, Jonathan Mason, Sr., John French, Richard Cranch, Jones, Stephen Higginson, Caleb Davis, John Coffin Jones, Ebenezer Wales, William Eustis, Thomas Clark, Jonathan Mason, Jr., Thomas Crafts, Ebenezer Hancock, William Tudor, Ebenezer Storer, William Brick, Elisha Sigorney, Joseph May, Norton Brailsford, Samuel Wheelwright, Michael Homer, Benjamin Russell
Candidates: Stephen Metcalf[1]Thomas DawesWilliam HeathBenjamin Austin, Jr.Oliver WendellSeth BullardJohn EverettLemuel KollockElisha DunbarJames BowdoinEbenezer Thayer, Jr.John ReadCotton TuftsCharles JarvisWilliam PhillipsThomas RussellEdward H. RobbinsSolomon LovellElkanah HawkesWilliam CooperJoseph SpragueJohn KneelandHugh CargillJonathan Mason, Sr.John FrenchRichard CranchJonesStephen HigginsonCaleb DavisJohn Coffin JonesEbenezer WalesWilliam EustisThomas ClarkJonathan Mason, Jr.Thomas CraftsEbenezer HancockWilliam TudorEbenezer StorerWilliam BrickElisha SigorneyJoseph MayNorton BrailsfordSamuel WheelwrightMichael HomerBenjamin Russell
Final Result: [2][3]20141003997927832784765741739607509----------------------------------
Suffolk County20141003997927832784765741739607509----------------------------------
Town of Bellingham---------------------------------------------
Town of Boston715645574577494---13631329920521511891351277777771-323112211111111111
Town of Braintree8085852429--17401966-17-2233-------------2--------------
Town of Brookline212424233----19--2481-------------1----------------
Town of Chelsea---------------------------------------------
Town of Cohasset---------------------------------------------
Town of Dedham---------------------------------------------
Town of Dorchester---------------------------------------------
District of Dover---------------------------------------------
Town of Foxborough---------------------------------------------
Town of Franklin---------------------------------------------
Town of Hingham---------------------------------------------
Town of Hull---------------------------------------------
Town of Medfield---------------------------------------------
Town of Medway---------------------------------------------
Town of Milton---------------------------------------------
Town of Needham---------------------------------------------
Town of Quincy283433108----9-133-2530-----------------------------
Town of Roxbury6839857266---330-752722-638-------34----2-------------
Town of Sharon---------------------------------------------
Town of Stoughton---------------------------------------------
Town of Walpole---------------------------------------------
Town of Weymouth---------------------------------------------
Town of Wrentham---------------------------------------------


[2]"No. Voters, 2077. Make a choice, 1039." Governor's Council Records.
[3]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect. Thomas Dawes, William Heath, Benjamin Austin, Jr., Oliver Wendell and Ebenezer Thayer, Jr. would subsequently be elected by the Massachusetts General Court.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Brookline Town Records. 387.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). April 4, 1792.
The Independent Chronicle: and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA). April 5, 1792.
The American Apollo (Boston, MA). April 6, 1792.
The Boston Gazette, and the Country Journal (Boston, MA). April 9, 1792.
Bates, Samuel A. Records of the Town of Braintree: 1640 to 1793. Randolph, MA: Daniel H. Huxford, 1886. 615.
Pattee, William S. A History of Old Braintree and Quincy. Quincy, MA: Green and Prescott, 1878. 86.
A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston Containing Boston Town Records. 1784 to 1796. Boston: Municipal Printing Office, 1903. 255.

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