ALS, IHi.
 See Lincoln to David A. Smith, June 10, 1853, supra.
 Counties in Archibald Williams' district.
 On the contrary, Democrat John Moore had defeated James Miller.
 Elihu B. Washburne of Galena; James H. Woodworth, prominent merchant and former mayor of Chicago; Jesse O. Norton, attorney of Joliet; and James Knox, attorney of Knoxville.
 James C. Allen, attorney of Palestine, a former member of the state House of Representatives.
 William B. Archer, who had for years represented Clark County in the legislature.