Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Election Return [1]

September 20, 1832

At an election held at the house of John McNeil in the New Salem precinct in the County of Sangamon and State of Illinois on the 20th. day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two the following named persons received the number of votes annexed to their respective names---for Constable---

John Clary had Forty one Votes for Constable

John R. Herndon had Twenty two votes for constable

William McNeely had Thirteen votes for constable

Baxter B. Berry had Nine--- votes for constable

Edmund Greer had Four--- votes for constable

JAMES RUTLEDGE

HUGH ARMSTRONG

JAMES WHITE} Judges of the election

Attest

A. LINCOLN

WILLIAM GREEN} Clerks of the election

I certify that the above Judges and clerks were qualified according to law

September 20. 1832 BOWLING GREEN J P

Annotation

[1]   ADS, IHi. In Lincoln's hand except for other signatures. Voters' names and tally of individual votes have not been printed for reasons of difficultly and inconsequence of data.