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Friday, August 12, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

According to "Register," Lincoln learns that Joseph Duncan, Whig, has been defeated for governor. "The tears fairly came into Lincoln's eyes when the news arrived." Reporter adds: "We understand that Maj. [E. D.] Baker is anxious to sell his claims to a seat in the U.S. Senate, for a place in the U.S. House of Representatives. Lincoln won't trade with him."Register, 26 August 1842.