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Thomas Sloo, Jr. letter

 Collection — Box: 80
Identifier: MS-SC1409
Scope and Contents Letter to William B. Archer, fellow legislator from Clark County, discussing his loss to Edwards. States that although he lost the election "the victory is mine--I have beaten him in his own county", but laments that his friends in "Brown, Hardin and Eddy have acted most vilainously". Advises that Edwards' policy will be "to conciliate ..."
Dates: Created: September 3, 1826

William B. Archer papers

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC35
Scope and Contents Consists of several letters and documents including: one letter of William B. Archer to Charles R. Matheny, January 28, 1826, enclosing a map, survey, and report on a recently established road from Springfield to Paris, Illinois; several Black Hawk War documents (receipts, muster rolls), 1832; an 1833 letter from John M. Robinson concerning land office business and Black Hawk War claims; two letters from Robinson concerning mail routes and a state road from Danville, Illinois to Chicago; five...
Dates: Created: 1826-1856