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

Resolution in the Illinois Legislature
to Request Doorkeeper of the House to Make a Statement Concerning Need for an Assistant Doorkeeper [1]

[December 20, 1836]

Resolved that the door-keeper of this House, be now requested to state publicly to this body, whether, in his opinion, an assistant doorkeeper is necessary.


[1]   AD, I-Ar. Along with several other resolutions concerning the position of assistant doorkeeper, Lincoln's resolution was tabled.