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

Amendments to Bill Introduced in Illinois Legislature
to Establish a State Road from Jacksonville to Syracuse and Bloomington [1]

[January 30, 1837]

Amend the third line of the first section, by striking out the name of William Montgomery and inserting that of John Armstrong.

Amend the seventh line of the same section, by inserting the words ``by way of Greensburg'' immediately after the word ``thence''

Amend the fourth line of the second section, by striking out the word ``Bloomington'' and inserting ``intersect the state road leading from Springfield to Bloomington, at or near the farm of Lemuel Foster''


[1]   AD, I-Ar. The bill was introduced on January 27. On January 30, Lincoln reported it from the select committee to which it was referred with the amendments, which were adopted. The bill may be found in Laws of Illinois, 1837, pp. 280-81.