Lewis received only 13 marks in his name column.
"Two genuine federalist, are elected to assembly." Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). April 21, 1809.
"We stop the press to announce the glorious intelligence from Bath. At the close of the polls yesterday, Swoope had a majority of 19 votes over Smith.-- Gen. Samuel Blackburn and Sampson Matthews, Esq. two genuine Federalist are elected to the assembly. Last fall the Federalist of Bath could give no more than 24 votes for the federal ticket." Litchfield Gazette (Litchfield, CT). April 26, 1809.
Bath County Poll Book. 118-124. Library of Virginia, Richmond.
Alexandria Daily Gazette, Commercial and Political (Alexandria, VA). April 17, 1809.
Federal Republican and Commercial Gazette (Baltimore, MD). April 19, 1809.
Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). April 21, 1809.
Litchfield Gazette (Litchfield, CT). April 26, 1809.
Leonard, Cynthia Miller, ed. The General Assembly of Virginia, July 30, 1619 - January 11, 1978: A Bicentennial Register of Members. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1978.
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