Mississippi Territory's At-large Congressional District
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Mississippi Territory's At-large Congressional District

The area of Mississippi Territory was increased in 1804 and again in 1812.

On December 10, 1817, Mississippi was admitted into the Union as a state and Alabama Territory to the east was spun off.

List of delegates representing the district

On April 7, 1798, the Mississippi Territory was created. A non-voting delegate was elected at-large beginning March 4, 1801.

Delegate
(Territorial home)
Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
Narsworthy Hunter
([data unknown/missing])
Democratic-Republican December 7, 1801 -
March 11, 1802
7th Elected in 1801.
Died.
Vacant March 11, 1802 -
December 6, 1802
Thomas M. Green Jr.
(Fayette)
Democratic-Republican December 6, 1802 -
March 3, 1803
Elected to finish Hunter's term.
Retired.
William Lattimore
(Natchez)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 -
March 3, 1807
8th
9th
Elected in 1803.
Re-elected in 1805.[1]
Retired.
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George Poindexter
(Natchez)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 -
March 3, 1813
10th
11th
12th
Elected in 1806.
Re-elected in 1808.[2]
Re-elected in 1811.[3]
Retired.
William Lattimore
(Natchez)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 -
March 3, 1817
13th
14th
Elected in 1813.[4]
Re-elected in 1815.[5]
Retired.
Vacant March 4, 1817 -
December 10, 1817
15th Cowles Mead was elected in 1817 but not seated.[5]
The district became inactive as Mississippi achieved statehood.

References

  1. ^ "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu.
  2. ^ "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu.
  3. ^ "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu.
  4. ^ "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu.
  5. ^ a b "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu.

Coordinates: 32°51?19?N 89°33?59?W / 32.855152°N 89.566329°W / 32.855152; -89.566329


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