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Monday, November 1, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Article in "Register" induces Lincoln, B. S. Edwards, and Logan to write and publish opinion on Illinois election laws with respect to challenged votes. Their opinion, in which Judge Treat concurs, is that "any person taking the oath prescribed in the act of 1849, is entitled to vote, unless counter proof be made, satisfying a majority of the Judges that such oath is untrue." Illinois Journal, 2 November 1852; Opinion on Election Laws, 1 November 1852, CW, 2:160.