New Jersey 1800 Assembly, Cumberland County
- Assembly (State)
- New Jersey 1800 Assembly, Cumberland County
- New Jersey
- First Ballot
- Richard Wood, Jr., Jonathon Bowen, Ebenezer Elmer, Azel Pierson
|Candidates:||Richard Wood, Jr.||Jonathon Bowen||Ebenezer Elmer||Azel Pierson|
|Final Result: ||759||757||648||632|
James Harris, Enos Johnson, and Isaac Wheaton are listed on the Original Election Returns tally sheet as candidates for Assembly, but none has any votes.
"NEW-BRUNSWICK Oct. 29 ... Extract of a letter from a gentleman in W. Jersey to his correspondent in this city, dated Oct. 21, 1800. It is with peculiar pleasure I now inform you, that the federal ticket has succeeded, in toto, in the counties of Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland and Cape May. Unusual, and almost inconceivable exertions were made by both parties, for a long time before, and during the election. The exertions in this township (Woolwich) were worthy of the cause -- 450 votes were taken, 88 more than ever received before; and what adds to their value is, that only the pitiful number of 15 were devoted to Jefferson, irreligion and anarchy. Jacobinism, you observe, does not thrive in our soil ." The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 30, 1800.
Original Election Returns. New Jersey State Library, Trenton.
Guardian; or, New-Brunswick Advertiser (New Brunswick, NJ). October 29, 1800.
The Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 30, 1800.
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