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ELECTION - 1856

Election Notice. State of Indiana ) ) SS Fountain County, ) I, ELIAS C. WILCOX, Clerk of the Ciruit Court of said county, do hereby certify to the Sheriff of said county of Fountain, that the following officers are to be elected at the General Election to be held on the second Tuesday in October next, to-wit--

Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Indiana;

Secretary of State

Auditor of State; Treasurer of State

Attorney-General for the State of Indiana

Clerk of the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana

Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Indiana

Reporter for the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana

One Representative to the Congress of the United States for the Eighth Congressional District of the State of Indiana

A Prosecuting Attorney for the Eighth Judicial Circuit of the State of Indiana;

One Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Fountain county

One Prosecuting Attorney for said county

A Senator and one Representative to the General Assembly of the State of Indiana for Fountain county

One County treasurer for Fountain county

One Sheriff for Fountain county; One Coroner for Fountain county

One Surveyor for Fountain county

One County Commissioner for Fountain county

One Township Assessor in each and every Township in Fountain county.

[L.S] In testimony whereof I hereunto subscribe and affix the seal of said Court, at my office in Covington, this 15th day of Sept. A.D. 1856. E. C. WILCOX, Clerk.

The qualified voters of Fountain county are hereby notified to meet at their usual places of holding elections in their respective Townships, on the second Tuesday in October next (1856), and there vote for persons to fill the several offices mentioned in the Clerk's Certificate.

M. FOWLER, Sheriff F. C. Sept. 16, 1856

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