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Monday, August 5, 1850.+-

Springfield, IL.

["The Congressional Convention (at Pekin) . . . passed off with great concord and unanimity." Yates is nominated for Congress by acclamation. Tazewell delegates are instructed for Lincoln but on learning that he wishes his name withdrawn and that Sangamon delegation is instructed for Yates, they vote with majority. Illinois Gazette, 10 August 1850.]