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Box 77


Contains 13 Results:

Sangamon County, Illinois Probate Court receipts and records

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1336-2
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous items include receipts for Logan and Lincoln, Lincoln and Herndon and Logan and Hay. Three items from the estate of Edward Mitchell. Oath to perform duties, 1841, of Public Administrator signed by Thomas Lewis. Contract for Isaac W. Wiles to teach "every day school" with signatures of those agreeing to contribute to pay and housing of the teacher. Letter, 1843, from Jesse and Lucinda Crim of Greenville, La. to L.A. Pickrell of Mechanicsburg, Ill that was used in favor of Sarah...
Dates: Created: 1836 - 1860

Sangamon County, Illinois Probate Court records, Vandergrift v. Hay

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1336-1
Scope and Contents Includes summons for several witnesses and their statements in regards to the charges. A copy of the complaint by the Vandergrifts filed in court on May 25, 1840.
Dates: Created: 1840


 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1339
Dates: Created: Date missing

Sangamon County, Illinois Justice of the Peace Court records, The People v. Thomas Edwards

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1332
Scope and Contents Bond, warrant, deposition, filing cover for indictment and other papers pertaining to the charge of rape brought by Sally Marshall against Thomas Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1831 - 1832

Sangamon Co., Ill. Coroner's Jury verdict

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1333
Scope and Contents Copy of the verdict by the jury found that although the injuries might "have accelerated his decease" they did not believe that the wounds were sufficient "in themselves to have produced the catastrophe in a person of sound health." Dated with the names of the jurymen.
Dates: Created: December 31, 1840

Sangamon County, Illinois County Commissioners records

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1333A
Scope and Contents Loose records include road petitions, county orders and election notices with signatures of early Sangamon County residents John Williams, Peter Cartwright, Elijah Iles and others. Orders and receipts re: building of courthouse and jail. Memoranda of fines paid on April 10, 1830 signed by Bowling Green. Petition to appoint Gershom Jayne as supervisor of Springfield, Ill. Petition to appoint Isaac G. Smith as constable. Appointment of Polard Simmons, Bowling Green and William Clark as election...
Dates: Created: 1825 - 1837

Sangamon County Juvenile Temperance Society constitution and pledge

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1334
Scope and Contents Handwritten constitution and pledge for this organization requiring "total abstinence from ardent spirit". It is signed by 40 children between the age of 8 and 13 including children from the Clark, Matheny, Bergen, Jayne, Enos, Todd, Herndon and Bennet families among others.
Dates: Created: February 1833

Sangamon County, Illinois estrays

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1335
Scope and Contents Estrays transcribed and sent to the Sangamon County clerk from early county post offices: Berlin, Irish Grove, Middletown, and Sangamon (changed to Salisbury in 1839) by justices of the peace. All are sent to Charles R. Matheny or N. W. Matheny, the clerk of Sangamon County.
Dates: Created: 1835 - 1840

Sangamon County Temperance Convention records

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1340
Scope and Contents Includes a letter from Friendship Division No. 39 of the Sons of Temperance to the President of the SCTC informing him of the chosen delegates to attend the convention, signed by W.O. Jones, president and R.J. Coats, secretary. The resolutions prepared and placed before the convention for adoption. One of the resolutions recommended that the friends of temperance throughout the state "supply themselves with at least one good temperance periodical" and recommend "The Illinois Organ" published in...
Dates: Created: 1850

John Sargent letters

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1342
Scope and Contents Letters from William Austin to John S. Sargent, a friend from Hutton and a soldier in the 8th Illinois Cavalry. Most were sent from Camp Defiance in Cairo, Illinois. In several he discusses visiting the plantation of Isaac Bird in Missouri. He mentions visiting the slave quarters. Is taken with Miss Bird, "her angelic form haunts my pillow of straw". Mentions the capture of a steamboat on its way to New Orleans loaded with firearms and ammunition for the South. In one letter from Arkansas he...
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864