That the committee of Public accounts and expenditures be required to examine and report the probable amount necessary for defraying the expences of the State for the preceeding year taking into concideration the probabe increes of the ^expenses of the^ Legislature according to the Resolution relative to the Ratio of the Same
Expenses of next year
Com.[Committee] on Pub. Acct Ex.[Public Accounts Expenditures]
1William Moore introduced this resolution in the House of Representatives on December 22, 1835, and the House adopted the resolution. On January 2, 1836, the Committee on Public Accounts and Expenditures, of which Abraham Lincoln was a member, issued a report authored by Lincoln in response to this resolution.
Illinois House Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 2nd sess., 121, 206-207.
Handwritten Document, 2 page(s), Lincoln Collection, GA Session: 9-2, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL)