1On December 10, 1834, Elijah S. Frazer proposed the resolution in the House of Representatives. On December 13, the speaker laid the auditor’s report before the House, which referred it to the Committee on Public Accounts and Expenditures. Abraham Lincoln was one of seven members of that committee, which submitted its report to the House on December 16.
Illinois House Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 1st sess., 42, 97, 114-15, 124.
Printed Transcription, 1 page(s), Journal of the House of Representatives of the Ninth General Assembly of the State of Illinois, at Their First Session (Vandalia, IL: J. Y. Sawyer, 1835), 97