Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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Bill Introduced in Illinois Legislature
to Authorize Certain State Debtors to Discharge Their Indebtedness in Illinois Internal Improvement Scrip [1]

[January 27, 1841]

An act authorizing certain Debtors of the State to discharge their indebtedness in Illinois Internal Improvement Scrip.

Be it enacted by the People of the state of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: That the obligors upon a certain bond executed by sundry citizens of the City of Springfield, in favour of the State of Illinois, for the sum of fifty thousand dollars, be authorized to discharge the same or the ballance due thereon, in whole or in part, in Illinois Internal Improvement Scrip.

Annotation

[1]   AD, I-Ar. The bill passed both houses and may be found in Laws of Illinois, 1841, p. 300.