Massachusetts 1812 State Senate, Worcester North District

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1812 State Senate, Worcester North District
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Solomon Strong, Silas Holman, Edmund Cushing, Timothy Whiting, Israel Turner, Reuben Holcomb, Asa Johnson, Isaac Willard
Candidates: Solomon Strong[1]Silas Holman[2]Edmund CushingTimothy WhitingIsrael TurnerReuben HolcombAsa JohnsonIsaac Willard
Final Result: [3][4][5]36723677------
District of Worcester North36773672------
Worcester County36773672------
Town of Ashburnham--------
Town of Athal--------
Town of Berlin--------
Town of Bolton--------
Town of Boylston--------
Town of Fitchburg123124137137----
Town of Gardner--------
Town of Gerry--------
Town of Harvard--------
Town of Holden--------
Town of Hubbardston--------
Town of Lancaster--------
Town of Leicester--------
Town of Leominster--------
Town of Lunenberg[6]--------
Town of Northborough--------
Town of Oakham--------
Town of Paxton82823232----
Town of Princetown1501501616----
Town of Royalston--------
Town of Rutland--------
Town of Shrewsbury--------
Town of Southborough--------
Town of Sterling251251402120111
Town of Templeton--------
Town of West Boylston--------
Town of Westminster--------
Town of Winchendon--------


[3]"No. Voters, 4976. Make a choice, 2489." Governor's Council Records.
[4]The Governor's Council Records, excluding the rejected votes, lists Solomon Strong with 3565 votes and Silas Holman with 3570 votes.
[5]"The towns of Lancaster, Rutland, Oakham, Hubbardston, Southborough, Northborough, Lunenburg, Fitchburg, Harvard, Bolton, Berlin, Leominster, Holden, Royalston, Westminster, Athol, Templeton, Princeton, Ashburnham, Paxton, Sterling, Boylston, Gardner, Gerry, West Boylston, Shrewsbury, Winchendon and Leicester in the county of Worcester, shall form one district, and choose two Senators." The National Aegis (Worcester, MA). February 19, 1812.
[6]"The Committee further report, that they rejected the votes from the towns of ... Lunenberg in Worcester North District, the certificate of the Town Clerk being omitted." Governor's Council Records.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Fitchburgh Town Records. Vol. V. 50.
Paxton Town Records.
Princetown Town Records.
Sterling Town Records.
The National Aegis (Worcester, MA). February 19, 1812.
Columbian Centinel. Massachusetts Federalist (Boston, MA). May 20, 1812.
Hampshire Federalist (Springfield, MA). May 28, 1812.
Merrimack Intelligencer (Haverhill, MA). May 23, 1812.
The Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA). May 22, 1812.

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