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Rogers Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC548
Abstract The Rogers Family were early settlers of the town of Athens in Menard County, Illinois, and became prominent citizens of the community. Matthew Rogers came from New York in 1821 with his wife and children. He was postmaster of the town's first post office, and served as justice of the peace. He loaned books from his personal library to a young Abraham Lincoln, who would later become his lawyer. Three of Matthew's children remained in Athens: Miriam Lee, who married Henry Riggin; Arminda, who...
Dates: Created: 1815-1905; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979

Ross Family papers

 Collection — Box: 74
Identifier: MS-SC1303
Scope and Contents Account book, 1827-1830, for general stores in Lewistown and Havana. Contains list of items bought by Lewis Ross and amount paid for each. Letters and papers, 1822-1826, mostly concerning elections in Fulton County. One document giving notice of contesting the 1822 Pike County election and listing reasons why. Militia elections for Fulton County, 1826. Letter, 1846, Lewis at Camp Rio Grande, to wife re: Mexican War, food, movements of regiments and family affairs. Account book of Lewis Ross,...
Dates: Created: 1822 - 1846

Sailor Springs Development and Improvement Company records

 Collection — Box: 75
Identifier: MS-SC1319
Scope and Contents Includes treasurer's book, 1919-1941; corporation reports, 1922-1928; notices of stockholders meetings; capital stock return, 1922-1928; annual report to State of Illinois, 1919-1941. Financial statements, bank books and correspondence. Papers regarding property lease from SSDIC to the Gulf Refining Company. Papers re: lawsuit of Marion Drake against SSDIC, 1939.
Dates: Created: 1918 - 1941

Smith and Jurney records (Elkhorn Grove, Illinois)

 Collection — Box: 81
Identifier: MS-SC1437
Scope and Contents Mill Book Oct. 1843-April 1844 lists names of customers, and charge for lumber or sawing wood. Lists of merchandise sold March-August 1840. Receipts for items bought by Henry Smith and Jurney, 1833-1844.
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1844

Springfield Horse Railway Company (Springfield, Illinois) account book

 Collection — Box: 84
Identifier: MS-SC1457
Scope and Contents Duplicate with note stating that D.L. Philips, President of the Springfield Horse Railroad Company left "with me for sale 36 bonds $500.00 each." Signed by John Williams, Treasurer. List of those who bought bonds and the amount paid through 23 bonds.
Dates: Created: September 15, 1865

Virden Mining Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: BC661
Abstract The Virden Mining Corporation operated the Virden Coal Mine in Macoupin County, Illinois, from 1939 to 1959. The collection includes board of directors' and shareholders' meeting minutes; financial operating reports, operating journal, and operating ledger; accounts receivable records; stock certificates and records of stock certificates issued; and other payment records.
Dates: Created: 1922-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985

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Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
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