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

Annotation

[1]   Sangamo Journal, March 5, 1841. Brackets are in the source. The Illinois State Register, March 12, 1841, summarizes this discussion and states that Lincoln's argument showed ``that to prosecute the work now was in fact the most economical plan that could be adopted: to stop it, would involve the State in much more debt and ruin.''

[2]   William H. Bissell of Monroe County.

[3]   Abram R. Dodge of LaSalle County.

[4]   Joseph W. Ormsbee of Scott County and Wickliff Kitchell of Montgomery County.