from Hendricks County election records (copies available at Plainfield Public Library):
We the undersigned Inspector and Judges of an Election held in Brownsburg in Brown Township Hendricks County Indiana Monday the 7th day of April 1845, do certify that John Bristow, Noah Harding and Thomas Newham were duly elected Constable in and for said Township for the ensuing year, and for the office of Justice of the Peace William Worrel received seventy three votes (73) and Samuel Betts received two (2) votes.
Witness our hands and seals this 7th day of April 1845
Whitson Nelson (seal) Inspector
Thomas Hollett (seal) Judge
James H. Templin (seal) Judge