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Leonard Andrus legal documents

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC31

Scope and Contents

Consists of legal documents concerning the Rock River Mill Company, the Grand Detour Hydraulic Company, and the partnership of Leonard Andrus, John Deere and others in the business of blacksmithing and plow manufacture. Two photostats concern the Grand Detour Claim Association.


  • Created: 1836-1846


Biographical / Historical

Leonard Andrus (1803-1867) was an early settler of Grand Detour, Illinois. He associated with inventor John Deere in plow manufacture, and later owned the Grand Detour Plow Company, located in Grand Detour and Moline, Illinois.


1 folder (1 folder: .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 9 items

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