Vermont 1810 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Vermont 1810 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Samuel Shaw, Chauncey Langdon, Jonas Galusha, Benjamin Swan, Chaney Thrall, Caleb Hinder, Jr., Pliny Smith, C. K. Williams, Thomas Hammond, Paul Brigham, Jacob Burnam, Oliver Church, David Fay, William Henry, Jr., Thurman Prendle, Asaph Sheldon, John Stanly, Ebenezer Woodbridge, Martin Chittenden, Sylvester Demming, George Dick, P. Fisk, Benjamin Fitch, Jacob Galusha, Tilly Gilbert, Theophilus Hisenton, Luther Langdon, Lewis R. Morris, Gideon Olin, Josiah Rising, Jonathan Robinson, Moses Robinson, N. Robinson, John Sergents, Benjamin Shaw, Richard Skinner, Isaac Tichenor, Joseph Warnes, Aaron Younglove, scattering
Candidates: Samuel ShawChauncey LangdonJonas GalushaBenjamin SwanChaney ThrallCaleb Hinder, Jr.Pliny SmithC. K. WilliamsThomas HammondPaul BrighamJacob BurnamOliver ChurchDavid FayWilliam Henry, Jr.Thurman PrendleAsaph SheldonJohn StanlyEbenezer WoodbridgeMartin ChittendenSylvester DemmingGeorge DickP. FiskBenjamin FitchJacob GalushaTilly GilbertTheophilus HisentonLuther LangdonLewis R. MorrisGideon OlinJosiah RisingJonathan RobinsonMoses RobinsonN. RobinsonJohn SergentsBenjamin ShawRichard SkinnerIsaac TichenorJoseph WarnesAaron Younglovescattering
Final Result: [1]31391634-------------------------------------26
District of Southwest[2]31391634-------------------------------------26
Bennington County----------------------------------------
Town of Arlington42126-1--------2------1------------------1-
Town of Bennington216121-1---------2---2-------------1--------
Town of Dorset----------------------------------------
Town of Landgrove----------------------------------------
Town of Manchester----------------------------------------
Town of Peru15---------------------------------------
Town of Pownal[3]14447-1------------------------------------
Town of Readsboro30---------------------------------------
Town of Rupert149231------------2-------------1-----1----
Town of Sandgate3893------------2-----1-------------------
Town of Shaftsbury[4][5]160271-------------------------------1-----
Town of Stamford[6]32---------------------------------------
Town of Sunderland4217--------------------------------------
Town of Windhall1138--------------------------------------
Town of Woodford1624--------------------------------------
Rutland County----------------------------------------
Town of Barton11--------------------------------------
Town of Benson116106-------------------------------------10
Town of Brandon----------------------------------------
Town of Castleton----------------------------------------
Town of Chittenden3420--------------------------------------
Town of Clarendon16232--------------------------------------
Town of Danby7214--------------------------------------
Town of Fairhaven11868-------1-2------------1--1------------
Town of Hubbarton76262-------------------------------------
Town of Ira624-------------------1------------------
Town of Middletown9660--------2---------------1-------------
Town of Mount Holly752--------------------------------------
Town of Mount Tabor[7]----------------------------------------
Town of Orwell20216--------------------------------------
Town of Parkerstown102--------------------------------------
Town of Pawlett1318011------------------11------1--1------
Town of Philadelphia2111--------------------------------------
Town of Pittsfield285-1------------------------------------
Town of Pittsford9041-1-4--31--------1---------------------
Town of Poultny13180----4---------2-----------1-------1---
Town of Rutland166160116--4------------------------1-------
Town of Sherburne22---------------------------------------
Town of Shrewsbury7811--------------------------------------
Town of Sudbury5421-----------------------1-----------1--
Town of Tinmouth36701-------------------------------------
Town of Wallingford[8]----------------------------------------
Town of Wells----------------------------------------


[1]Several newspapers, including the Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), October 24, the North Star (Danville, VT), October 20, and the Freemen's Press (Montpelier, VT), October 16, the Columbian, October 26, and the City Gazette, November 7, list 2979 total votes for Samuel Shaw and 1607 for Chauncey Langdon.
[2]"The majorities for the honorable Messrs. Shaw and Fisk [Northeast District] would have been increased about 100 each, if all the votes in their respective districts had been regularly and seasonably returned. The votes from Mt. Tabor were not returned, and the votes from Shaftsbury and Wallingford were illegally returned." Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). October 24, 1810.
[3]The Green Mountain Farmer, September 10, lists 46 votes for Chauncey Langdon in Pownal.
[4]The votes from Shaftsbury were rejected.
[5]The Green Mountain Farmer, September 10, lists 185 votes for Samuel Shaw and 42 for Chauncey Langdon in Shaftsbury.
[6]The Green Mountain Farmer, September 10, lists 33 votes for Samuel Shaw in Stamford.
[7]The votes from Mount Tabor were rejected.
[8]The votes from Wallingford were rejected.


Original Election Returns. Vermont State Archives, Middlesex.
Green-Mountain Farmer (Bennington, VT). September 10, 1810.
Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). September 11, 1810.
Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). September 12, 1810.
Freemen's Press (Montpelier, VT). October 16, 1810.
North Star (Danville, VT). October 20, 1810.
Vermont Republican (Windsor, VT). October 22, 1810.
Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). October 24, 1810.
The Columbian (New York, NY). October 26, 1810.
City Gazette and Commercial Advertiser (Charleston, SC). November 7, 1810.

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