Mr. LINCOLN from the select committee to whom was referred the bill for the further prosecution of the canal, reported the same back with an amendment.
Mr. FICKLIN said it was too late in the afternoon to take the question on so important a measure as this, and he moved an adjournment with a view to its fuller discussion to-morrow;

Printed Document, 1 page(s), Illinois State Register (Springfield, IL), 29 January 1840, 2:6