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 Archibald Williams, who was also a candidate for congress and like Yates was to be defeated in spite of Lincoln's efforts.
 Yates sent Lincoln's letter to Isaac N. Arnold on June 17, 1869, with the following comment: ``The matter suggested within was not attended to and it so happened that I lost my elec. . . .I was beaten only two hundred votes over one half of which would have voted for me but for a false and sworn to statement that I had been seen in a Know Nothing Lodge.''
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