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1 Lincoln's decision to withdraw enabled his Whig supporters and Trumbull's antislavery Democrats to combine and defeat the mainstream Democratic candidate, Joel Aldrich Matteson.
2 The village's namesake is Joel Aldrich Matteson, who served as Illinois' tenth governor from 1853 to 1857.
3 Its first occupant was Governor Joel Aldrich Matteson, who took residence at the mansion in 1855.