Revocation of the election of sheriff

Title

Revocation of the election of sheriff

Description

In light of a law passed by the Illinois General Assembly, Governor Thomas Carlin rescinds the writ to hold an election for Sheriff in Cass County. The document is signed by Governor Carlin and Secretary of State Stephen A. Douglas.

Creator

Douglas, Stephen A.; Carlin, Thomas

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1841-02-19

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300218
T1841.02.19-MISC

Transcription

State of Illinois

Executive Department

The People of the State of Illinois,

To The Clerk of the County

Commissioners' Court of the County of Cass: Greeting

Whereas a law has passed the General Assembly of the State of Illinois entitled "An act to provide for the collection of Taxes for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine in Cass County". Approved Feb. 18th 1841, in which the sheriff of Cass County has further time allowed him to settle with said county and state for the revenue due for the year therrin set forth.

No know Ye, That I Thomas Carlin Governor of the aforesaid do by these presents, rescind and revoke a writ of Election ordering an Election in the said county of Cass on the twentieth day of February A.D. 1841, You are therefore required to notify the Judges and Clerks of Election that said writ of election is revoked and that no Election will be held to fill said office.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and cause the seal of State to be affixed. Done at Springfield this 19th day of February A.D. 1841.

By the Governor Thomas Carlin

S Douglas Secretary of State


Revocation of Election of Sheriff

35

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p
32 x 20 cm

Citation

Douglas, Stephen A.; Carlin, Thomas, “Revocation of the election of sheriff,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 17, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7895.