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Thursday, September 20, 1832.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and William Green serve as clerks at election held at house of John McNeil [assumed name of John McNamar]. John Clary is elected constable with 41 votes, defeating four rivals, J. Rowan Herndon, William McNeely, Baxter B. Berry, and Edmund Greer. Lincoln did not vote. Bowling Green certifies that judges and clerks qualify according to law. James Rutledge, Hugh Armstrong, and James White serve as judges.Election Returns; Election Return, 20 September 1832, CW, 1:13.