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

Debate in Illinois Legislature
on Resolution to Adjourn [1]

January 27, 1841

Messrs. CAVARLY and PARSONS [2] spoke against the resolution, and Messrs. Hardin and Lincoln, supported it.

Mr LINCOLN denied that his party had attempted to delay any measure brought forward by the other party.


[1]   Sangamo Journal, February 2, 1841; Illinois State Register, February 12, 1841.

[2]   Alfred W. Cavarly, representative from Greene and Jersey counties; Solomon Parsons of Pike County.