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


[1]   Sangamo Journal, December 15, 1840. Lincoln's remarks also appear in Illinois State Register, December 18, 1840.

[2]   John J. Hardin had offered an amendment to Lincoln's bill (vide supra, December 7, 1840), calling for a direct tax exclusively to pay interest. The amendment was tabled.