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Wednesday, December 30, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Whig members of legislature meet in "Sangamo Journal" office to select candidate to fill congressional seat left vacant by resignation of E. D. Baker. Lincoln declines, and Judge William Brown is chosen. Chauncey v. Jackson is argued before Supreme Court by O. C. Skinner for plaintiff and Lincoln for defendant.Sangamo Journal, 14 January 1847; Record.