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


[1]   AD, I-Ar. This bill was a revision of the bill introduced by Lincoln on December 10, 1839 (vide supra). In addition to the portion of the revised bill given here as written by Lincoln, other amendments, not Lincoln's, were adopted. Lincoln's amendment of the title, after the bill's passage on January 30, was adopted as follows: ``An act in relation to taking depositions, and in relation to Menard and Logan counties.'' The original document has the first two sentences marked for deletion.

[2]   Section two of the present bill constituted the original bill introduced on December 10, 1839.