02/08. Small Collections and Vertical Files
Record Group Term
Record subgroup for the ALPLM Manuscripts Department for collections and vertical files. Small collections include personal and family papers, corporate records, county records, and military records. Vertical files include small collections of unknown or varied provenance used predominantly as ready reference files, documenting Illinois counties and cities, individuals, businesses, organizations, and events.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 66
Scope and Contents One letter, Feb. 20, 1849 to C.G. Atherton re: his letter to the president requesting the appointment of Dr. Justin E. Stevens as Army Surgeon, signed by Pierce. One document, Oct. 2, 1854, assigning the bounty land of Mary Hall, widow of John B. Hall a veteran of the War of 1812, to Henry Owsley. Signed by Pierce.
Dates: Created: 1849 - 1854
Collection — Box 64
Collection — Box 61
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of Montebello, Hancock County, Illinois order for an increase in property tax to raise a bounty for soldiers. Agreed to give $300.00 to anyone joining the army to fight the war. Copied for publication by the town clerk, D.W. Harris.
Dates: Created: October 15, 1864