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02/08. Small Collections and Vertical Files

 Record Group Term
Identifier: 02/08
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 5 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob Miller papers

 Collection — Box 59
Identifier: MS-SC1045
Scope and Contents Four land grants for land in Sangamon County, Illinois. Two receipts for payment to the Sangamon County School Commissioner in 1850 and to the United States Internal Revenue in 1866.
Dates: Created: 1826, 1829, 1850, 1866

James Monroe land grants

 Collection — Box 61
Identifier: MS-SC1063
Scope and Contents Land grant in Illinois for Abraham C. Van who served in War of 1812 in Butterfield's Company of the 2nd Infantry. Land grant in Illinois to Henry Sheffer for service in the War of 1812 in Reed's Corp of artillery. Both signed by James Monroe.
Dates: Created: 1817 - 1818

John Owen deeds

 Collection — Box 64
Identifier: MS-SC1129
Scope and Contents 1818 deed from Owen to Bogardus. 1860 deed from Bogardus to Robinson. Two documents pertaining to this last exchange.
Dates: Created: 1818 - 1860

Moore Family papers

 Collection — Box 61
Identifier: MS-SC1069
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, much of it between Edward and Martha Williams, Elizabeth's parents and Robert and Elizabeth. Discusses family news, politics, farm business, acquaintances and in a few letters a family member who joined the Mormon Church. Letters from B.F to Travis discuss family and life in Texas. A few letters between the brothers. An arithmetic book hand written by Robert for use in teaching. Several papers related to the selection of teachers and school schedules with lists of...
Dates: Created: 1790 - 1862

Pleasant Armstrong legal documents

 Collection — Box 2
Identifier: MS-SC41
Scope and Contents Consists of one patent for a grant of 120 acres issued to Pleasant Armstrong by the United States or service during the Black Hawk War. It was endorsed by Delila Armstrong, widow, Petersburg, Illinois, February 4, 1860. Also, one undated appraisal of a white and brown steer, taken up by Robert Armstrong. Signed by Pleasant Armstrong and Obadiah Short.
Dates: Created: 1856 - 1860