far from 115,000.
Of the votes already counted (105,868,) Lincoln has 35,036; Douglas, 38,836; Breckinridge, 29,424; Bell, 6,942.
Lincoln's majority over Douglas, Douglas, 1,150.
These returns are all received by telegraph from more than one hundred different dispatches, and mistakes have probably occurred.
The official count will be required to determine the result.
The contest is between Lincoln and Douglas, with the chances in favor of the former.
As near as can be ascertained, the Legislature stands as follows:
Senate — Douglas (Democrat,) 9, Breckinridge (Democrat,) 5; Republicans 4 House --Douglas (Democrat,) 40; Breckinridge (Democrat,) 21Douglas (Democrat,) 40; Breckinridge (Democrat,) 21; Republicans 19.
Of the 17 Senators who hold over, 11 are understood to be Douglas, 4 Breckinridge, and 2 Republicans.
There are already numbers of Douglas DeDouglas, 4 Breckinridge, and 2 Republicans.
There are already numbers of Douglas Democrats aspiring for Mr. Gwin's place in the United States Senate--among them, Governor Downey, General Denver, James A. McDougall and others.