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

Amendment to an Act to Incorporate the Subscribers to the Bank of the State of Illinois [1]

[December 22, 1835]

SEC 5 The said corporation shall, at the next session of this General Assembly, and at each subsequent general session, during the existence of it's charter, report to the same, the amount of debts due from said corporation, the amount of debts due to the same, the amount of specie in it's vaults, and and [sic] an account of all lands then owned by the same, and the amount for which such lands have been taken: and moreover, if said corporation shall, at any time neglect or refuse, to submit it's books, papers, and all and every thing necessary to a full and fair examination of it's affairs, to any person or persons appointed by the General Assembly for the purpose of making such examination, the said corporation shall forfeit it's charter.


[1]   AD, I-Ar. The amendment was not adopted.