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

Bill Introduced in Illinois Legislature
to Relocate a Part of a State Road Leading from Springfield to Lewiston [1]

[December 15, 1835]

A bill for an Act to relocate a part of the State road leading from Springfield to Lewiston.

Be it enacted by the people of Illinois represented in the General Assembly, that so much of the State road leading from Springfield to Lewiston as lies between the Northern boundry of Township No. Eighteen North and the residence of John Jones, shall be so changed as to run due North from the point where said road now cross the afforesaid Township line, through the centre of the South West quarter of Section thirty four, Township Nineteen North Range Seven West, to the Northern boundry of said quarter: thence with the road as now traveled to the residence of the said John Jones.


[1]   AD, I-Ar. The bill passed both houses and may be found in Laws of Illinois, 1836, p. 199. (See the bill of similar title, February 10, 1837, infra.)