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Peoria, Illinois, Harbor Fund account book

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1162

Scope and Contents

Accounts kept by city treasurers Andrew Gray, Zenis Hotchkiss and John King of income and expenditures for the harbor.


  • Created: 1842 - 1861


Biographical / Historical

Peoria, Ill. is located on the Illinois River and in the mid-nineteenth century had a busy traffic of steam boats, flatboats and keelboats especially after the building of the Illinois Michigan Canal. The city's harbor fund helped maintain the harbor.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 16 pages

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