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

Amendments Introduced in Illinois Legislature
to an Act Dividing the State into Judicial Districts [1]

[February 21, 1839]

Amend by striking out ``Ogle'' [2] from the Sixth Circuit and inserting it in the ninth.

Amend further by striking out the word ``first'' in the eighth line of the first section and inserting the word ``eighth'' [3]

Amend further by striking out the word ``eighth'' in the twentieth line of the first section and inserting the word ``first''

Annotation

[1]   AD, I-Ar. The first amendment was adopted, the others rejected. The House had adopted another amendment, moved by Lincoln on February 19, adding the counties of Menard, Logan, and Dane to the Eighth Circuit. The entire act may be found in Laws of Illinois, 1839, pp. 155-56.

[2]   Ogle County.

[3]   This and the next amendment involved apparently a mere shift of names.