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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

George M. Porter letter

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1197
Scope and Contents Letter to Abraham Lincoln avowing for and recommending Edward M. Norton for position as U.S. Marshall of western Virginia.
Dates: Created: July 2, 1861

Orville H. Platt letter

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1185
Scope and Contents Letter "To the President" concurring in the recommendation from Senators Hale and Frye for Daniel W. Fessenden of Maine as a judge of the Court of Claims. States he is an uncle of Sam Fessenden of Connecticut and it would please him.
Dates: Created: June 28, 1882

R. W. Patterson letter

 Collection — Box 65
Identifier: MS-SC1150
Scope and Contents Letter recommending Rev. J. Barrett as a "duly ordained minister of the Gospel."
Dates: Created: November 9, 1861