Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[November 28, 1840]

Resolved, that so much of the Governors Message as relates to fraudulent voting, and other fraudulent practices at elections, be refered to the committee on elections, with instructions to said committee to prepare and report to this House, a Bill for such an act as may, in their judgement, afford the greatest possible protection of the elective franchise, against all frauds of all sorts whatever.