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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Tuesday, November 6th, 1860

To day John Harwell went to Crockett. I went to the election at the Elk Hart box, where 45 votes were cast out of which Breckenridge & Lane 41 and Bell & Everett 4. Father & Frank Stewart came home with me & remained to supper. weather cloudy & light showers of rain.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1860 . . . Abraham Lincoln beats John C. Breckinridge, Stephen A. Douglas, and John Bell and is elected as the 16th President of the United States, the first Republican to hold that office . . .