Officeholding by Republican Editors and Printers Active from 1791 to 1800



Allen, Phinehas

Pittsfield Sun, 1800-1860

Mass. House of Representatives, 1814-15, 1818
Mass. Senate
Frequent candidate for presidential elector
Officer of Pittsfield fire district
Numerous other civic & religious activities
Bradford, John

Lexington Kentucky Gazette

Ky. House of Representatives, 1797, 1802
Bradford, Daniel

Lexington Kentucky Gazette

Mayor of Lexington
Buel, Jesse

Troy Northern Budget

Poughkeepsie Political Barometer

Kingston Plebeian

Albany Argus

Ulster County Judge
State Assemblyman
Candidate for governor, 1836
Davis, Matthew L.

New York Time Piece

Grand sachem & other positions, NYC Tammany Society ("Tammany Hall")
Candidate for Naval Office, NYC customhouse
Auctioneer, NYC, 1802-1804
Dickson, Mary  

Lancaster Intelligencer

Postmaster, 1829-
Dickson, William

Lancaster Intelligencer, 1799-1823

County Treasurer
Borough council, 1812-16
Duane, William

Philadelphia Aurora

Lt. Col., adjutant general, U.S. Army
Phila. Co. prothonotary
Candidate for Pa. House
Freneau, Peter  

Charleston City Gazette

South Carolina secretary of state
Geyer, John

Neue Philadelphische Correspondenz

In Philadelphia: 
Judge, 1811-12
Alderman, 1813-27
Mayor, 1814
Register of wills, 1828-30
Holt, Charles 

New London Bee
Hudson Bee
New York Columbian

Ward justice, NYC
Clerk in NYC customhouse
Hütter, Christian J.

Lancaster Correspondent, 1799-1803

Easton Northampton Correspondent/Pennsylvania Herald/People's Instructor/Centinel, 1806-1839 

Pa. legislature, 1822-25
Northampton Co. recorder of deeds, 1829-36
Israel, John

Washington (Pa.) Herald of Liberty

Pittsburgh Tree of Liberty

Washington County Register and Recorder
Candidate for Congress
Jones, Meriwether  

Richmond Examiner

Va. land commissioner
Kollock, Shepard

Elizabeth(town) New-Jersey Journal

Judge, justice of the peace,, Essex Co.
City official, Elizabethtown
Lyon, Matthew Rutland Farmer’s Library

Fair Haven Gazette

Vermont House of Representatives, 1779-96 (with a few breaks) 
U.S. House of Representatives, 1797-1801, 1803-1811
Merrill, Orasmus C.

Bennington Vermont Gazette/Tablet of the Times

Pittsfield Berkshire Gazette (F)

Vermont House & Senate, Executive Council
Probate judge, State’s Attorney
U.S. House, 1817-19
Pennington, Samuel   

Newark Centinel of Freedom

N.J. Senate
N.J. House of Representatives
Prentis, William

Petersburg Virginia Gazette

Petersburg Intelligencer

Mayor of Petersburg, 1793-94, 97-98, 1801-1802, 1805-1806
Petersburg recorder, councilman, ca. 1786-1811
Snowden, John M. 

Chambersburg/Greensburg Farmers' Register

Pittsburgh Mercury

Mayor of Pittsburgh, 1825-28
Allegheny Co. recorder of deeds
Clerk of Orphans' Court
County judge, 1840-45
Smith, Thomas Perrin  

Easton (Md.) Republican Star

Postmaster, 1801-25
Westcott, James D., Sr.

Bridgeton (N.J.) Argus

Alexandria (Va.) Times

N.J. state Assembly
N. J. secretary of state
Pres. judge, N.J. Court of Common Pleas
Wilson, James J.

Elizabeth(town) New-Jersey Journal (apprentice)

Wilmington Mirror of the Times (foreman)

Trenton True American

Clerk, member of N.J. Assembly
Brig. Gen., Adj. Gen., Quart. Gen., N.J. state militia
U.S. Senator, 1815-21
Wright, Joseph Wilkesbarre Gazette
Justice of the peace, ca. 1801-1822

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