Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Remarks in United States House of Representatives [1]

January 6, 1849

Mr. LINCOLN, (addressing the Chair). I have had information brought to me in relation to the record of my vote on the bill which has just been passed. [2] I desire to be informed by the clerk how my vote is recorded.

The CLERK. The vote is recorded in the negative.

Mr. LINCOLN. That is right.


[1]   Congressional Globe, Thirtieth Congress, Second Session, p. 177.

[2]   A bill establishing a board for adjudication of private claims.