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Monday, August 4, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln is elected to Ninth General Assembly. He runs second among 13 candidates, receiving only 14 votes less than John Dawson who leads field. Lincoln votes for Duncan for governor, W. F. Elkin for state senate, and for Stuart, Neale, Carpenter, and Dawson for legislature. On question of permanently locating state capital, New Salem precinct casts 250 of 256 votes for Springfield.Election Returns.