Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   Illinois State Register, February 5, 1839, and Vandalia Free Press, January 24, 1839. These remarks as reported in the press were part of a general discussion following the submission of the resolutions (supra).

[2]   Archibald Williams of Quincy, Illinois.

[3]   The ``Report and Resolutions'' lay on the table until January 28, when two amendments were offered and referred to a select committee with Lincoln as chairman. Lincoln's committee reported them back without amendment and recommended their adoption. Two amendments were then rejected and the resolutions adopted as written, on February 2, 1839.