Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Illinois” in chapter 1 of William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik:

... of this store the major portion of the materials of the following volumes has been drawn. I take this, my first general opportunity, to return thanks to the scores of friends in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois , and elsewhere for the information they have so generously furnished and the favors they have so kindly extended me. Their names are too numerous for separate mention, but the recompense of each one ...
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Illinois (Illinois, United States) 6,200 258 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (New Mexico, United States) 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (Oregon, United States) 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (Colorado, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (Illinois, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (New Mexico, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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