Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[Decr. 1, 1858]

Under these circumstances it remains with the General Assembly to determine, in their wisdom, whether any means can and shall be devised, to relieve the people from the payment of the two mill tax, while, at least as now, the collection of that tax is but a useless burthen upon them.