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in Southern Indiana. Lincoln nominated for Congress. the canvass against Peter Cartwright. Lincoln elected. in Congress. the spot resolutions. Opposes the Mexeed not be told whom the Democrats placed in the field against him. It was Peter Cartwright, the famous Methodist divine and circuit rider. An energetic canvass of tre of business in the law office entirely. He had a formidable competitor in Cartwright, who not only had an extensive following by reason of his church influence, bg which operated much to Lincoln's disadvantage was the report circulated by Cartwright's friends with respect to Lincoln's religious views. He was charged with thetoo, played its part; but all these opposing circumstances were of no avail. Cartwright was personally very popular, but it was plain the people of the Springfield dte separation of Church and State. The election, therefore, of such a man as Cartwright would not, to their way of thinking, tend to promote such a result. I was en