State of Rhode Island Manual Volume 1909

State of Rhode Island Manual Volume 1909

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... (Rep.).................. 662 (For report of the Governor, see Schedule, February Ses sion, 1797, page 24.) FIFTH ConGRass. (1797-1799.) 1796. August 30. Benjamin Bourn (Fed.) elected First Representative by a majority of 3,704 votes, and Christophcr Grant Champlin (Fed.) Second Representative by a majority of 107 votes. Benjamin Bourn declined to accept; an election was ordered for November 15, 1796, when Elisha R. Potter (Fed.) was elected by a majority of 935 votes. (No returns from Coventry and Warren.) N0-rl.--In the Political Register and Congressional Dlrectory, by Ben: Perley Poore, it is stated that Thomas Tillinghut was elected a Representative in place of Elisha R. Potter, resigned, receiving53 majority, serving from Nov. 13, 1797, to March 3, 1799. The Secretary is unable to find any record of the last named election. SIXTH Conomsss. (1799-1801.) 1798. August. John Brown, (Fed.).............. 2,680 Thomas Tillinghast, (Rep.)................ 1,415 Christopher Grant Champlin, (Fed.)........ 2,836 Messrs. Brown and Champlin elected. SEVENTH Cozwnass. (1801-1803.) 1800. August. Whole number of votes................ 3,240 Thomas Tillinghast, (Rep.)............... 2,506 Joseph Stanton, Jr., (Rep.)................ 1,494 Richard Jackson, J r., (Fed.)............. 1,243 Asher Robbins, (Fed.).................... 803 John Brown, (Fed.)....................... 138 Scattering............................... 47 Thomas Tillinghast declared to be the only Representative elected. The votes were counted at the October Session, 1800, and at the February Session, 1801, an election for another Representative ordered for the third Wednesday in April, 1801, which resulted as follows: 1801. April. Joseph Stanton, Jr., (Rep.)..................show more

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  • United States
  • English
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