Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 3 Jan 1853 p 2 - 8th ward electors for Democratic party
. Eisrlilli Waril. The Democratic Republican Electors of the 8th Ward met, pursuant to the call of the Ward Com - , mittee, on Thursday, Dec. 30th, nt Hatfield's Brnnch Hotel, at 8 o'clock. P. M. Aid. Wilson was appointed Chairman and James Sharkey Secretary. The call ofthe meeting being read it was, on motion, decided to proceed to elect by ballot one member for the County and three to the City General Committee, for 1853. When the result of the ballots was announced by the tellers, Messrs. Sloan and Tandy, itappeared that John V. Bergen, Esq., was unanimously elected to the County Committee, and Messrs. James Sharkey, Joseph H. Sloan, and William H. Tandy, to ihe Cily Committee. Ward Committee for the ensuing year, Messrs. Dehart Bergen, W. P. Williams, William Ward, James Dillon, and Charles Martin, werj elected. After the transaction of some other ward business the meeting adjourned sine die Joseph Wilson, Chairman. James Sharkey, Secretary.