The Documentary History of the First Federal Elections, 1788-1790, Volume 2

Front Cover
Merrill Jensen, Lucy Trumbull Brown, Robert A. Becker, Gordon DenBoer, Charles D. Hagermann
University of Wisconsin Press, 1976 - History - 544 pages

The second volume in The Documentary History of the First Federal Elections covers the federal elections in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Georgia. As in Volume I, biographical sketches of the principal candidates for office and maps of the electoral districts in each state are provided, and the historical context of the documents is sketched in introductions and editorial notes.
In all the volumes of The Documentary History of the First Federal Elections, the reader will find a wide range of sources from official proclamations to contemporary newspaper accounts, from biographical sketches of candidates to the election results. Maps showing electoral districts accompany the political developments in each state.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Passage of the Election Law
The Election of Senators
The Election of a Representative and Presidential Electors

16 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1976)

Gordon DenBoer, editor of this present volume, received his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied with Professor Merrill Jensen. DenBoer was research associate for the Atlas of Early American History. His work has appeared in the Journal of American History. Lucy Trumbull Brown, associate editor of this volume is also assistant editor of the Complete Works of Captain John Smith, and was for three years associated with the Institute for Early American History and Culture. Charles D. Hagermann served as editorial assistant for the current volume.

Bibliographic information