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Saturday, February 9, 1839.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Lincoln votes with majority to raise salaries of Supreme Court judges to $1,500 a year. He votes yea on bill to apprehend horse thieves, and yea on passage of bill to prohibit betting on elections. House Journal.

Lincoln tells House that Democratic protest against Whig antisubtreasury resolutions contains false statements.Discussion in Illinois Legislature Concerning Protest of Resolutions on Sub-Treasury, 9 February 1839, CW, 1:143.