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Collection — Box: 71
Scope and Contents Early letters between Harry and James discuss business in Sangamon and Madison County, local and national politics and the election of 1822. The majority of letters are to Augustus from James, James Jr., William and Betsy. There are a few from him. The letters between the young men discuss attending school at McKendree and Illinois colleges, social activities, studies and family news. Some letters refer to Augustus teaching in Middletown, Beardstown, and Petersburg and then his run for office....
Dates: Created: 1822 - 1903
Found in: Manuscript Collection