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Monday, August 2, 1830.+-

Macon County, IL.

[W. L. D. Ewing and John F. Posey are elected to Seventh General Assembly. Ewing gets 86 votes to 54 for Posey in Decatur. Lincoln does not vote; he is not eligible under law requiring six months residence.Edwin D. Davis, "The Hanks Family in Macon County, Illinois," Illinois State Historical Society, Papers in Illinois History 46 (1939):98-99.]