New Hampshire 1797 Governor's Council, Grafton County

Governor's Council (State)
Governor's Councillor
New Hampshire 1797 Governor's Council, Grafton County
New Hampshire
First Ballot
Governor's Council/Governor's Councillor
Moses Dow, Russell Freeman, Moses Baker, David Hough, Bezilial Woodward, scattering
Candidates: Moses DowRussell FreemanMoses BakerDavid HoughBezilial Woodwardscattering
Final Result: [1][2]528378---373
Grafton County528378---373
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[1]"The whole number of votes is one thousand, two hundred and eighty-five; six hundred and forty-three making a choice. Moses Dow, Esquire, has five hundred and twenty-eight, and Russell Freeman, Esquire, has three hundred and seventy-eight, being the two highest in number." Journal of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1797. 14-15.
[2]"Proceeded by joint ballot and made choice of ... the honorable Russell Freeman, Esquire, Counsellor for the county of Grafton." Journal of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1797. 15.


Journal of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1797. 14-15.
Courier of New Hampshire (Concord, NH). April 4, 1797.
Foster, Herbert Darling, George Mendal Bridgman and Sidney Bradshaw Fay. The Records of the Town of Hanover, New Hampshire, 1761-1818. Hanover, NH: Hanover, 1905. 151-152.
Hoyt, Peter L. Hoyt's History of Wentworth, New Hampshire, as transcribed from the Original Manuscript by Francis A. Muzzey. Littleton, NH: Courier, 1976. 241.
Wallace, William Allen. The History of Canaan, New Hampshire. Concord, NH: Rumford Press, 1910. 79.

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