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Monday, December 11, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Whig state convention meets at noon in state house, Archibald Williams of Quincy is elected president. Lincoln is chosen one of nine presidential electors. In evening Hall of Representatives is packed to hear speeches by Brown of Vermilion, Smith of Cook, Powers of McLean, Bond of Clinton, Linder of Coles, and Baker of Sangamon.Alton Telegraph, 16 December 1843.