add following proviso to 5th section
Provided, however, that if the General assembly shall fail to selected a point for the seat of government, by ballot, as provided for in this act, then and in that case, this section shall be void & of none effect.

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Smith of W. amt to Seat Government Bill
agreed to

Handwritten Document, 2 page(s), Lincoln Collection, SB 117, GA Session: 10-1, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL)