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April 23, 1841

Broadside 1841 .L88 BOX, Special Collections, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Election Results for Loudoun County Were Published

Cuthbert Powell (1775–1849), a Whig, handily won the congressional election in Loudoun County in 1841. He served in the Twenty-seventh Congress. Born in Alexandria, Powell practiced law there and served as mayor before moving to Loudoun County. He participated in local politics and served several years in the General Assembly.