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John M. Palmer papers

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1135B
Scope and Contents Two documents signed by Governor Palmer appointing notary publics. One in 1870 for Samuel Briley of Union County. One in 1871 for John Loomis of Jacksonville, Illinois. A 1869 invitation from the United Fellows and Kindred Societies of Freedmen asking him to address the Society on New Years day 1870 in Chicago. Signed by members of the Committee of Arrangements and numerous other members of the Society. Henry May was chairman of the Committee.
Dates: Created: 1869 - 1871

John Mathers speech

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1013
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript of speech given in Jacksonville, vehemently opposing the Nebraska Bill. Includes several news clippings regarding the bill and various states and cities opposition to it. One pamphlet from the committee appointed by the trustees of the Illinois Conference Female Seminary regarding payment from those who owe the the school money. Mather was the treasurer of the committee.
Dates: Created: 1854

John McAuley Palmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-SC1135
Scope and Contents Fifteen legal documents written and signed by Palmer. One 1858 letter to Sam Willard discussing "Douglas" and politics. One Special Order, Sept. 3, 1862 given by Palmer. Fourteen telegrams, Oct.-Nov. 1872 re: politics from Gustave Koerner, George W. Shutt, Ozias Hatch and others. Ten appointments signed by Palmer while serving as governor. 1874 construction deed between Palmer, Morris Ketchum and William Ackerman as trustees of the Illinois Central Railroad and Ira Engart of Coles County. An...
Dates: 1840 - 1900

John Newport papers

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1100
Scope and Contents Two letters, 1881, discuss the railroad and family business. The remaining letters 1895-1900, refer to the sinking of a coal mine in Farmington and politics. Several letters from John Moorehead of the Madison Coal Company of which the last spells out the requirements of the land to sink the mine. Several letters from James M. Truitt, an attorney in Hillsboro, Ill. discuss the 1900 election campaign, with opinions on Yates, Walter Reeves, Senator Cullom and John Tanner. Letters from Reeves and...
Dates: Created: 1818 - 1907

John P. Altgeld papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC21
Scope and Contents Collection includes letter of governor John P. Altgeld (1847-1902) to John R. Tanner (1844-1901) regarding the arrangements for the latter's inauguration as Governor of Illinois. Five orders for arrest and extradition, including one for W. B. Franklin, a fugitive from Iowa. An absract of votes for 1894 Supreme Court justice election.
Dates: Created: 1894 - 1897

Joseph Benjamin Oakleaf papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-SC1114A
Scope and Contents The collection includes a letter, January 8, 1865, from Lt. Fenwick Y. Hedley, of the 32nd Illinois, thanking Sheffield for the kind treatment aboard the ship. A second letter January 9, 1865, signed by all officers of the 32nd who had traveled on the Winona, commending all of the Naval crew for their kindness, generosity and gentlemanly behavior. There is correspondence between Oakleaf and Sheffield, of Stonington, Conn., regarding the two documents and the incident discussed. Also...
Dates: 1865 - 1909

Joseph R. Lundy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC425
Abstract Joseph R. Lundy, was a Democratic representative to the Illinois state legislature from the eleventh district (1973-1976). He was a member of the Human Resources and Revenue Committees (1973-1974) and Rules, Appropriations II, and Judiciary II Committees (1975-1976), and Chairman of House Subcommittees on Long-Term Care (1975-1976). The collection contains correspondence, proposals, testimony, reports, news clippings, newsletters, press releases, legislative bills, and research materials...
Dates: Created: 1973-1976; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1976

Joseph Warren Miller papers

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1047
Scope and Contents Includes a few official letters most regarding appointing or removing people, orders and reports. Includes a report on the Battle of Thompson's Hills, a report on the Meridian expedition, a report on the Jackson, Mississippi expedition, a report on raids in Mississippi, Sept 21-Oct. 11, 1864. Four letters from Reuben B. Hatch regarding the signing of receipts, with one response from Miller expressing consternation at Hatch's letter. One letter gives insight into the character of Captain A.C....
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

Judy Koehler Papers

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Identifier: BC390
Scope and Contents The Judy Koehler Papers consist of 5 linear feet of materials related to her career in the Illinois House of Representatives, including correspondence, notes, legislative bills and analyses, reports, newsletters, and news clippings documenting Koehler’s career. Much of the correspondence is with constituents, addressing their concerns and explaining her stand on certain issues, including child pornography, Governor Thompson’s tax increase, and drunk drivers. Some of the legislation...
Dates: Created: 1980-1986; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2001

Laura Morrison letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1078
Scope and Contents Letter tells that school house will be completed in Herndon, Ill. in October and she wishes her cousin would "come west" and teach at the school. Also describes Republican "mass meeting" she and her father attended in Springfield, Illinois with "ten thousand" attending.
Dates: Created: August 8. 1860

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