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Box 61

 Container

Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:

Monmouth, Ill. Reformed Presbyterian Church minutes

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1061
Scope and Contents The minutes include those from this first meeting and through Nov. 3, 1866 and include the results of elections, the discussion of new members and their credentials, church activities and problems, business and those guilty of infraction and their treatment.
Dates: Created: 1847 - 1866

Frédéric Monod papers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1062
Scope and Contents Original correspondence of Monod written in French. Copies of correspondence between Monod in Paris and Chiniquy in St. Anne regarding a dispute between Theodore and Chiniquy. Chiniquy asserts that Theodore has fallen in with an unscrupulous friend and has tried to take his position away from him. Monod defends his son. One legal affidavit asserting that he was bribed to vote for Theodore against Chiniquy. Several letters that cast doubt on the veracity of Chiniquy from a man in Peoria.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1863

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

Montebello, Illinois tax order to raise soldiers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1064
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

Montgomery County, Illinois marriage register

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1065
Scope and Contents Board of Health forms filled out by Rev. W.P. Baker, Cumberland Presbyterian Church minister at Hillsboro, Illinois, for the marriages he performed. Gives full name of bride and groom as well as their place of residence, date of birth, full name of mother and father, number of prior marriages, maiden name of bride if previously married, groom's occupation, name of witnesses and date of marriage.
Dates: Created: 1879 - 1901

Clifton H. Moore papers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1066
Scope and Contents DeWitt County Circuit Court documents. One with written instructions to the jury re: reasons why the defense will ask for a new trial in the Austin Ritchie vs. Ransom Adair slander case. Moore & Lincoln for the defense. Second document is a motion to set aside the verdict in the Joseph Ryan vs. Perce, Keith and Clark with reasons why. Lincoln & Moore for the defense.
Dates: Created: May 16 and November 15, 1854

Elizabeth W. Moore letter

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1067
Scope and Contents Letter to William Martin in Lower Alton, Illinois asking him to settle her husband's estate. He was recommended to her by a Mr. Snyder of Belleville, Ill. She does not feel the executor, William W. Moore will do his duty well.
Dates: Created: September 13, 1840

T. Moore letter

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1068
Scope and Contents Minister in Richmond, Virginia writing to Rev. Phineas D. Gurley expressing the sorrow and the consternation in the south at the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: Created: April 17, 1865

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

Charles W. Moores letter

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1070
Scope and Contents Letter to John Bunn in Springfield, Illinois asking questions regarding Abraham Lincoln and his address before the Young Men's Lyceum in Springfield. He also asks about Martin M. Morris of Menard County to whom Lincoln expressed appreciation for his support in the 1843 election.
Dates: Created: July 24, 1913