Ontario County -- The board of Supervisors stands
10, Loco 5. Party lines were not so distinctly drawn as usual.
some towns, the license question was the turning point. This was
the case in this town (Seneca), where by virtue of an arrangement made
a meeting of the Washingtonians, the name of the Whig Justice (though a
temperance man) was dropped to secure unity of action in that society.
small talk in the Geneva Advertiser, about a locofoco majority in the
of Seneca, is the merest slang, and is so regarded by the intelligent
Whig Supervisors are elected in the towns of West Bloomfield, East
Bloomfield, Victor, Farmington, Richmond, Canandaigua, Hopewell,
Seneca, South Bristol, and Gorham. Locofocos in North Bristol,
Naples, Canadice and Phelps. Anti-Cold Water in Manchester.
The following is a list of officers elected for the town of Seneca:
Supervisor: Philo Bronson
Town Clerk: R. Hogarth
Justice of the Peace: C. J. Folger
Assessors: Ward Reed, Wm. Cortelyou, Charles Rice
Commissioners of Highways: Sanford R. Hall, L.
Warner, J. R. McCauley
Commissioners of Common Schools: John Deveraux, Silas Wood,
Inspectors of Common Schools: W. S. Hermans, John N.
Inspectors of Election - 1st District: O. Powers, Sanford R.
James Bogert, Joel Winter
Alfred Squier, Calvin Huson
T. Densmore, Ward Reed
Collector: William Carson
Overseers of the Poor: Silas Wood, Edw. Hall
Constables: William Butterfield, A. G. Leonard, George Clute,
Sealer of Weights and Measures: George Sanford