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Monday, August 9, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Whig county convention meets to nominate two candidates for legislature. "Before the ballot was taken, Mr. Herndon stated . . . that Mr. Lincoln did not desire to be a candidate, that his business arrangements were such that he could not be a candidate at this time." Nevertheless Lincoln gets some votes on first ballot. On second J. M. Brown and P. P. Enos are nominated. Illinois Journal, 11 August 1852.