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Thursday, December 13, 1838.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Reports of treasurer and auditor are presented to House. Latter points out that expenses of state are twice as large as revenue, and recommends changes in revenue law. Remainder of day is devoted to hearing petitions and resolutions.House Journal.

In debate on bill concerning judgments, Lincoln tells House that present law has worked hardship on owners without aiding creditors.Discussion in Illinois Legislature Regarding an Act Concerning Judgments and Executions, 13 December 1838, CW, 1:123.