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Monday, August 1, 1836.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln receives highest vote of 17 legislative candidates. In New Salem he gets 107 votes, 23 more than any other candidate. He leads in Athens and is third in Springfield, receiving 783 votes to 798 for Edwards and 811 for W. F. Elkin. Lincoln votes for Whigs, including John T. Stuart, who is defeated for Congress by William L. May. Election Returns.