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

Remarks in Illinois Legislature
Reporting Bill for Election of a Public Binder [1]

February 9, 1841

Mr. LINCOLN, from a select committee, reported back the bill for election of a Public Binder, with an amendment, securing the future work under the present General Assembly to Birchall and Johnson under contract made with them.

After some remarks by Messrs Lincoln, Kitchell, and Brown, [2] of Vermilion, without taking the question, the House adjourned.


[1]   Illinois State Register, February 19, 1841.

[2]   Wickliff Kitchell, Montgomery County; and John J. Brown.