Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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Report to Illinois Legislature on State Expenses [1]

[January 2, 1836]

The committee on Public accounts and expenditures, who were required, by a resolution of the House, [2] to asscertain the probable amount of money necessary for defraying the expenses of the State for the succeeding year, report the following---

Contingent fund $ 4.000

Penitentiary 750

Interest on Wiggins loan 6.000

Governor's salary 1.000

Auditor's do 1.600

Treasurer's do 1.600

Sec. State's do 1.100

Supreme Judges do 4.000

Circuit do do 4.500

Attorneys do 1.850

Agent of Ohio Salines--- 200

Warden of Penitentiary 400

Public Printer 2.000

Counties on the Bounty tract--- 4.150

Special appropriations and incidental expenses 6.000

General Assembly for Session of 1836, 7 37.000 -----

Making in the whole 76.150

To which add the expenses of the present session of the General Assembly--- 13.000 -----

Total $ 89 150

Annotation

[1]   AD, I-Ar. Lincoln wrote the report of the committee, but John D. Hughes delivered it to the House on January 2, 1836.

[2]   Adopted on December 22, 1835.