Resolved, That the committee on Public Accounts and Expenditures, be instructed to enquire into the expediency of extending further relief to the purchasers of lots in the town of Vandalia, who have relinquished their lots and paid one tenth of the purchase money; so as to provide for refunding to purchasers the several amounts by them so paid, and that they have leave to report by bill or otherwise.
1On December 12, 1834, William Moore introduced the resolution in the House of Representatives. Abraham Lincoln was one of seven members of the Committee on Public Accounts and Expenditures. The committee reported its response to the House on December 16.
Illinois House Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 1st sess., 42, 107, 123-124.
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), 107