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 John W. Edwards of Shawneetown, Illinois, publisher of the Southern Illinoisan, who came to Springfield as a delegate to the Republican convention.
 John Olney of Shawneetown, also a delegate.
 Benjamin L. Wiley of Jonesboro, a candidate for Congress until September, when he withdrew.
 Orville Sexton, state representative from Gallatin County 1844-1845 and 1851-1852.