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Thursday, January 31, 1839.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Lincoln reports from Committee on Finance, without amendment, "act to regulate the interest on Auditor's warrants," and recommends its passage. He votes with majority to turn down amendment intended to exempt warrants for building state house. He is appointed to represent Sangamon on committee to arrange time of holding circuit courts.House Journal.

He writes to William Butler asking details of Butler's claim for bank fees, and relating how Whigs defeated Democrats in fight over "Anti-Sub-Treasury resolutions."Abraham Lincoln to William Butler, 31 January 1839, CW, 1:140-41.