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

Bill Introduced in Illinois Legislature
to Legalize Survey and Town Plat of Mount Auburn [1]

[January 15, 1840]

A bill for an act legalizing the Survey and plat of the town of Mount Auburn in the county of Dane.

Be it enacted by the People of the state of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: That the Survey and Town Plat of the town of Mount Auburn in the county of Dane, as certified by T. R. Skinner, Surveyor Logan county, are hereby made as legal as if they had been made by the Surveyor of Dane county.

Annotation

[1]   AD, I-Ar. Lincoln wrote the bill, but his colleague Edward D. Baker introduced it on January 15. The bill passed the House but died in the Senate.