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  Elliot, James
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NameJames Elliot
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Brattleboro, Vermont , United States
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Born August 18, 1775
DiedNovember 10, 1839 (64 years)
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InfoELLIOT, James, a Representative from Vermont; born in Gloucester, Mass., August 18, 1775; during his early years worked on a farm and clerked in a store; moved to Guilford, Vt., in 1790; served as a sergeant in the Indian war of 1793 in Ohio; published several works of poems and essays in 1798; clerk of the State house of representatives 1801-1803; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1803 and commenced practice in Brattleboro, Vt.; elected as a Federalist to the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Congresses (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1809); published a newspaper in Philadelphia, Pa., on his retirement from Congress; served in the War of 1812 for a short time as captain; resumed the practice of law in Brattleboro, Vt.; clerk of the Windham County Court 1817-1835; member of the State house of representatives in 1818 and 1819; moved to Newfane, Vt.; register of the probate court 1822-1834; again served in the State house of representatives in 1837 and 1838; State’s attorney of Windham County 1837-1839; died in Newfane, Vt., November 10, 1839; interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, Vt.

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  10/22/1821 VT - District 02 - Initial Election - Seventh Trial Lost 2.85% (-47.06%)
  05/01/1821 VT - District 02 - Initial Election - Fourth Trial Lost 7.90% (-35.66%)
  02/19/1821 VT - District 02 - Initial Election - Third Trial Lost 12.13% (-29.76%)
  12/11/1820 VT - District 02 - Initial Election - Second Trial Lost 11.07% (-30.20%)
  09/05/1820 VT - District 02 - Initial Election - First Trial Lost 15.76% (-21.65%)
  09/02/1806 VT Southeastern District Won 57.93% (+25.74%)
  12/18/1804 VT - Southeastern District - Second Trial Won 63.02% (+26.04%)
  09/04/1804 VT - Southeastern District - First Trial Won 41.95% (+26.31%)
  03/01/1803 VT - Southeastern District - Second Trial Won 54.07% (+16.43%)
  12/13/1802 VT - Southeastern District - First Trial Won 42.78% (+0.00%)
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