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

Annotation

[1]   ALS, CSmH.

[2]   Noah W. Matheny, candidate to succeed his deceased father Charles R. Matheny, county clerk, won over Edmond Taylor, 966 to 653.

[3]   Dr. Moses L. Knapp. The race for representative was won by Thomas J. Nance, Democrat of Petersburg, who defeated the Whig candidate John Bennett by 36 votes.

[4]   Samuel Wyckoff announced his candidacy on November 11 (Illinois State Register, November 16, 1839) but withdrew on November 19.