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Saturday, January 21, 1837.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Committee of Whole House discusses "an act to encourage the killing of wolves." Proposal to have bounty paid by county instead of state is lost. Lincoln votes for this amendment and against reduction of bounty. Amendment to Illinois and Michigan Canal act is given second reading and ordered printed.House Journal.

State road bill in Lincoln's hand is introduced by McMurtry of Warren, Knox, and Henry. Bill Introduced in Illinois Legislature to Establish a State Road from Peoria to Hendersonville, [21 January 1837], CW, 1:69-70.