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

Resolution Introduced in Illinois Legislature
to Instruct Committee on Public Accounts and Expenditures to Inquire into the Publishing of State Laws [1]

[December 26, 1835]

Resolved, that the committee on public accounts and expenditures, be instructed to enquire into the expediency of authorizeing the publishing of the State laws, of a general nature, in the public Newspapers, and, that they report by bill or otherwise.


[1]   AD, I-Ar. The resolution was adopted. John D. Hughes, representative from St. Clair County, reported on December 31 that ``. . . in the opinion of the committee it is inexpedient to legislate on the subject. . . .'' (AD, I-Ar.)