War of the Rebellion: Serial 124 Page 0648 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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1860.

LINCOLN DISTRICTS. ANTI-LINCOLN DISTRICTS.

District Total Conscrip- District Total Conscri

vote ts vote p-ts

required required

Twelfth 22,664 2,013 First 19,194 2,212

Thirteenth 19,698 2,006 Second 17,169 4,146

Fifteenth 25,540 2,370 Third 19,297 2,697

Sixteenth 17,167 1,493 Fourth 17,278 5,881

Seventeenth 20,874 1,818 Fifth 15,763 3,390

Eighteenth 27,389 2,310 Sixth 17,092 4,538

Nineteenth 29, 188 2,387 Seventh 14,860 3,452

Twentieth 28,522 2,448 Eighth 18,802 4,892

Twenty-first 21,519 1,746 Ninth 11,788 2,521

Twenty- 23,995 2,068

second

Twenty- 24,070 2,088

third

Twenty- 28,497 2,262

fourth

Twenty- 22,317 1,936

fifth

Twenty- 25,566 2,152

sixth

Twenty- 27,673 2,419

seventh

Twenty- 24,204 2,051

eighth

Twenty- 22,541 1,767

ninth

Thirtieth 23,315 2,539

Thirty- 21,518 7,753

first

Total 457,257 39,626 Total 151,243 33,729

The three districts to which a quota has not been assigned each gave an anti-Lincoln majority.

The nine anti-Lincoln districts are required to furnish nearly as many conscripts as the nineteen Lincoln districts, although the latter polled more than three times the number of votes. Nothing in respect tot eh draft could be more startling than this conclusive exhibit.

To show that the result is not to be in any degree attributed to any special circumstances attending the election of 1860, I also give a similar statement in respect to the election last fall:

1862.

SEYMOUR DISTRICTS. WADSWORTH DISTRICTS.

District Total Conscrip- District Total Conscrip-

vote ts vote ts

required required

First 17,604 2,212 Fifteenth 23,115 2,370

Second 16,045 4,146 Sixteenth 14,634 1,493

Third 16,431 2,697 Seventee- 17,896 1,818

nth

Fourth 12,558 5,881 Eighteen- 25,650 2,310

th

Fifth 12,079 3,390 Nineteen- 28,421 2,387

th

Sixth 12,852 4,538 Twentieth 25,928 2,448

Seventh 12,376 3,452 Twenty- 19,805 1,746

first

Eighth 15,573 4,892 Twenty- 21, 188 2,068

second

Ninth 11,410 2,521 Twenty- 22,454 2,088

third

Twelfth 19,247 2,013 Twenty- 25,074 2,262

fourth

Thirteent 18,655 2,006 Twenty- 19,774 1,936

h fifth

Thirtieth 21,425 2,539 Twenty- 23,655 2,152

sixth

Twenty- 25,882 2,419

seventh

Twenty- 21,009 2,051

eighth

Twenty- 20, 182 1,767

ninth

Thirty- 18,954 1,753

first

Total 186,255 40,287 Total 353,621 33,068