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

Annotation

[1]   AD, I-Ar. Lincoln wrote the report, but it was delivered to the House by another member of the committee, John D. Hughes, representative from St. Clair County.

[2]   The resolution asked relief for those ``who have relinquished their lots and paid one tenth of the purchase money; so as to provide for refunding to purchasers the several amounts by them so paid. . . .'' (House Journal, Ninth General Assembly, First Session, p. 107).