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Saturday, August 2, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln probably attends, with 12 other candidates, barbecue at Hill's mill on Sugar Creek, six miles south of Springfield. All "candidates of every grade, and all the voters of every denomination; are respectfully invited to attend."Sangamo Journal, 26 July 1834.

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.

Wednesday, August 20, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Dr. Garret Elkin, sheriff, serves writ of scire facias on Lincoln to appear in the Sangamon County Circuit Court at the next term in Van Bergen v. Lincoln et al., and show cause why Lincoln should not be made a party to a judgment for $204.82 and $18.42 in damages awarded April 29, 1834, against co-defendant William G. Green.Photocopy.

["I Charles R. Matheny Clerk of the County Commissioners Court of said County do hereby certify that Abraham Lincoln is duly elected Representative from Sangamon County at the General Election held on Monday the 4th day of August A.D. 1834 as appears from the Returns filed in this office. Given under my hand and seal of office at Springfield this 20th day of August A.D. 1834 C. R. Matheny Clerk" Photocopy.]

Monday, August 25, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and Bowling Green witness deed of John F. Harrison and Parthenia Harrison to Robert McNabb for a tract of land bordering the Sangamon River, five miles east of New Salem, for which McNabb pays $100. Sangamon County Deed Book H, 101, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois Springfield.