Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Illinois” in chapter 17 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:

... Lincoln and Artemus Ward saw a great deal of fun in it; and in all human probability it was the fun alone that enabled Mr. Lincoln to bear it. His own election of course disposed of any claims Illinois might have had to any further representation in the cabinet, but it afforded Mr. Lincoln no relief from the argumentative interviews and pressing claims of the endless list of ambitious statesmen in ...
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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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