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


[1]   House Journal, Eleventh General Assembly, First Session, pp. 223-25.

[2]   AD, I-Ar. Two copies of these resolutions are in the Illinois State Archives: one entirely in Lincoln's hand is apparently the original copy presented before the House; the other, partly in the hand of the clerk of the House, is apparently the copy sent to the Senate. The manuscript of the report preceding the resolutions has not been located.

[3]   The Senate copy carries this additional phrase: ``in the adoption of which resolutions they ask the concurrence of the Senate.''