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Saturday, February 23, 1839.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Bill increasing capital stock of Bank of Illinois is amended by striking out section restricting notes smaller than $5. Sangamon delegation votes yea. On Lincoln's motion, bill for relief of Sangamon circuit clerk is amended to include clerks of Clinton, Fayette, and Franklin.House Journal.

Lincoln writes to William Butler of Springfield on renewal of his note: "I would rather you should not be at the trouble of sending me a horse, as you kindly offered to do. . . . No news."Abraham Lincoln to William Butler, 23 Febraury 1839, CW, 1:145-46.