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


[1]   Sangamo Journal, January 29, 1841. Prior to Lincoln's speech, John J. Brown of Vermilion County had moved to amend the bill by striking out the passagePage  231

requiring $16,666.66 to be collected by suit in court from the citizens of Springfield. Further consideration of Brown's amendment was postponed until the next day (vide infra).

[2]   Lewis W. Ross.