Abraham Lincoln to James Semple, [10 December 1835]1
Mr Speaker
I now give notice that on saturday next I shall ask leave to introduce a bill, for an act suplemental to an act entitled an act for the relief of insolvent debtors approved January 12th 18292

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Lincoln Notice
1Abraham Lincoln wrote the text on page one of this document. Lincoln presented this notice in the House of Representatives on December 10, 1835.
Illinois House Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 1st sess., 32.
2Lincoln introduced the bill on December 12, and the House passed it on December 22. The Senate took no action, and the bill did not become law.
Illinois House Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 2nd sess., 41, 68, 77, 122; Illinois Senate Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 2nd sess., 95, 210, 224-25.

Handwritten Document, 2 page(s), Lincoln Collection, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL)