Resolved, That the Governor be requested to transmit by mail to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States a certified copy of the act passed at this General Assembly authorizing the Treasurer to receive from the United States a distributive share of the surplus revenue of the United States.2
1On December 24, 1836, William Thomas introduced the resolution in the Senate, and the Senate adopted it. The House of Representatives concurred on the same day.
Illinois House Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 122; Illinois Senate Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 108, 111-12.
2On December 25, 1836, Governor Joseph Duncan sent a certified copy of the act to Secretary of Treasury Levi D. Woodbury.
“Report from the Secretary of the Treasury,” December 27, 1839, in Public Documents Printed by the Order of the Senate of the United States (Washington, DC: Blair and Rives, 1840), vol. 2, no. 14, 40.
Printed Transcription, 1 page(s), Journal of the House of Representatives of the Tenth General Assembly of the State of Illinois, at Their First Session (Vandalia, IL: William Walters, 1836), 122