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Monday, October 27, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and Mentor Graham serve as clerks at election for representative in Congress. Polls are located in house of William F. Berry. Lincoln votes for William L. May, who receives 72 votes, to three for Benjamin Mills and one for James Turney. James Pantier, Pollard Simmons, and William Jones serve as judges and John Clary as constable. Lincoln writes out returns which are certified by Bowling Green.Election Returns.

[County Commissioners' Court allows Lincoln and Graham $1 each for clerking.Record D, 99.]