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Barker family (Belleville, Ill.)


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Amos Thompson papers

 Collection — Box: 90
Identifier: MS-SC1534
Scope and Contents Copies of one letter, 1819, from his grandfather in Maine to Hugh McClintock in Belleville, Ill. discussing the guardianship and welfare of his grandchildren. Copy of letter from Amos, 1843, in Springfield, Ill. to William Davis in Belleville discussing "districting the state", bills about personal property taxation and "interest on money" and the Canal Bill. Copy of a poem written by Thompson in 1824 re: the election and slavery. Copy of an 1898 reminiscence re: his family's trip to Illinois,...
Dates: Created: 1819 - 1898