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.
 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).