Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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Amendment to House Rules [1]

[December 11, 1834]

47. It shall not be in order, to offer amendments to any bill after [2] its third reading

Annotation

[1]   AD, I-Ar. Lincoln's amendment was voted down.

[2]   Lincoln had written ``upon''; this was deleted and ``after'' substituted in another hand.