from Hendricks County election records (copies available at Plainfield Public Library):
We the undersigned, Inspector and Judges of an Election held in Springfield in Clay Township Hendricks County Indiana on Monday the 7th of April 1845 – Do certify that William Moore and Alfred Hunt were duly elected Constables, in and for said Township, and for the office of the Justice of Peace Robert Harvey received forty three votes, Thomas Parker received thirty nine votes and Asael Mann received seven votes.
Witness our hands and seals this the 7th day of April 1845.
Francis Hutchings (Seal) Inspector
James Kersey (Seal) Judge
Henry D. Goolman (Seal) Judge