Amendment to “A Bill to Repeal Certain Laws relative to the Permanent Location of the Seat of Government of the State of Illinois, Approved February 25 and March 3, 1837, and for Other Purposes,” [19 July 1837]1
The General Assembly of the reserves the right to repeal this act at any time hereafter
1A select committee that included Abraham Lincoln presented this amendment in his handwriting to HB 11 in the House of Representatives on July 19, 1837. The House approved the amendment on the same day.
Illinois House Journal. 1837. 10th G. A., special sess., 119.
Handwritten Document, 2 page(s), Lincoln Collection, HB 11, GA Session: 10-S, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL).