Fitzhugh Lee papers  1914-1927 (bulk 1916-1927)
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Collection Scope and Content Note

The New York City Elections collection contains 11 election returns from the Second Ward (5 items, 1810-1811), Third Ward (1 item, 1811), Fourth Ward (1 item, 1809), Sixth Ward (1 item, 1811), Seventh Ward (1 item, 1810), Eighth Ward (1 item, 1811), and Ninth Ward (1 item, 1809). Each return lists candidates' names and the number of votes each received, and most summarize the results and name victors. Three election inspectors signed each return.

The following elected positions are represented:

  • United States Representative
  • New York Senator for the Southern District
  • New York Governor
  • New York Lieutenant Governor
  • Alderman
  • Assistant alderman
  • Assessor
  • Collector
  • Constable

The first item is a document outlining Isaac De Peyster's duties as newly elected chamberlain (or treasurer) for New York City in 1769.

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