Amendment to “A Bill to Distribute the School Fund to the Several Counties in this State Among the Counties According to the Number of Children in Each County Under Twenty Years of Age,” [7 February 1837]1
Provided that all counties which shall have been formed since the last taking of the census; shall for all school purposes, remain as though no division had been made, until the next taking of the census.

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[docketing]
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Lincoln,s amt[amendment]
not agreed to
1On February 7, 1837, Lincoln proposed this amendment, which is in his handwriting, to an amendment to the bill. The House voted not to pass Lincoln’s amendment.

Handwritten Document, 2 page(s), Folder 133, HB 58, GA Session: 10-1, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL)