Abraham Lincoln to James Semple, [13 July 1837]1Mr Speaker.
I give notice that on monday next I shall ask leave to introduce a bill for an act in relation to State & County roads—
1Although this document is in Abraham Lincoln’s handwriting, the House Journal recorded that it was presented to the House of Representatives by Richard N. Cullom on July 13. No bill of this title was introduced in the House at this session of the Tenth General Assembly.
Illinois House Journal. 1837. 10th G. A., special sess., 32.
Handwritten Document, 1 page(s), Lincoln Collection, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL).