Resolved, That the committee on Finance be instructed to ascertain the amount of revenue the State annually receives under the present revenue laws, and whether the amount so
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received is sufficient to defray the current expenses of the State.
1On February 10, 1837, John Dawson introduced the resolution in the House of Representatives, and the House adopted it. On February 16, Abraham Lincoln of the Committee on Finance responded to the resolution with a report.
Illinois House Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 551-52, 603-604.

Printed Transcription, 2 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), 551-552