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Agreement between Thomas C. Sharp and Thomas Gregg

 Collection — Box: 95
Identifier: MS-SC1617
Scope and Contents Agreement for Gregg to edit the newspaper, Warsaw Signal, for which Sharp agrees to pay one-half of all fees received in his practice of law and to take Gregg on as a student of the law. Agreement to last as long as Gregg edits the paper. Agreement for one year or until mutually agreed to end. Receipts for Abraham Lincoln and Edward D. Baker for 2 year subscriptions to the Warsaw Signal, signed by Sharp.
Dates: Created: May 14, 1841

Alfred Sample letters

 Collection — Box: 75
Identifier: MS-SC1322
Scope and Contents Letters to Sample discuss politics, the railroad, his campaigns, the elections of 1888 and 1892, court cases and numerous matters related to the court. Includes one threatening letter from an angry juror. A few letters refer to war commemoration activities. A few letters discuss business possibilities, especially related to land, in Kansas, Iowa and the Dakotas. Includes letters from Judge Owen T. Reeves, Judge N.J. Pillsbury, Attorney General George Hunt, Congressman L.E. Payson, state Senator...
Dates: Created: 1876 - 1891

Bevan Family papers

 Collection — Box: 104
Identifier: MS-SC1738
Scope and Contents Papers of the family of John L. Bevan of Atlanta, Illinois and his son, Frank S. Bevan. Contents include letters, newspaper clippings, legal documents, and college mementos.
Dates: Created: 1853 - 1957

Charles O'Conor letter

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1116
Scope and Contents Letter to Henry S. Randall, New York delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1860, re: their mutual beliefs in maintaining the Union and in the loss of the Union if Lincoln is elected. Expresses very strong sentiment against Lincoln being elected.
Dates: Created: December 31, 1860

Clifton H. Moore papers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1066
Scope and Contents DeWitt County Circuit Court documents. One with written instructions to the jury re: reasons why the defense will ask for a new trial in the Austin Ritchie vs. Ransom Adair slander case. Moore & Lincoln for the defense. Second document is a motion to set aside the verdict in the Joseph Ryan vs. Perce, Keith and Clark with reasons why. Lincoln & Moore for the defense.
Dates: Created: May 16 and November 15, 1854

Edwin R. Mason letter

 Collection — Box: 57
Identifier: MS-SC1006
Scope and Contents Letter to George W. Chase, in Maine, discussing clients, court activities and lack of pay from clients. Also describes Fourth of July celebration in Dixon. Discusses some family business with request for Chase to visit his father, and his wife's impending move to Illinois.
Dates: Created: July 5, 1840

Elizabeth W. Moore letter

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1067
Scope and Contents Letter to William Martin in Lower Alton, Illinois asking him to settle her husband's estate. He was recommended to her by a Mr. Snyder of Belleville, Ill. She does not feel the executor, William W. Moore will do his duty well.
Dates: Created: September 13, 1840

George Phelps letter

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1168
Scope and Contents Letter to Abraham Lincoln stating that he is planning to move to the Nevada Territory and would like an appointment as U.S. Marshall or U.S. Attorney for the Territory. States that Browning would attest to his fitness.
Dates: Created: March 15, 1861

Gertrude Putman letters

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1222
Scope and Contents Two letters to her brother, Abraham Van Horne in Montgomery County, New York discuss family problems and news, mention of family gone to California for gold. Discusses a law suit where O.H. Browning helped her.
Dates: Created: 1847 - 1851

Jesse B. Thomas II papers

 Collection — Box: 90
Identifier: MS-SC1532
Scope and Contents Letter, Dec. 1830, to George M. Jones re: contest for the Secretary of the Senate; Kane elected U.S. Senator; circuit court system; references to Gov. Ninian Edwards (referred to as "Old Ninny") and Judges William Wilson, Thomas C. Browne, Samuel D. Lockwood, Stephenson and others. Summons, Nov. 1831, signed by Thomas for the Madison County Circuit Court in the case of Elijah Lincoln v. Joseph Smith. Letter, Oct 1844, to E.D. Baker re: his examination of Levi Williams and Thomas Sharp, charged...
Dates: Created: 1830 - 1844

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Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Logan, Stephen T. (Stephen Trigg), 1800-1880 2
Sharp, Thomas Coke, 1818-1894 2
(James and Elizabeth) Moore family 1
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Bailhache, John, 1787-1857 1
Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861 1
Bevan family (Atlanta, Ill.) 1
Bevan, Frank S. , 1886-1960 1
Bevan, John L. (John Luther), 1845-1933 1
Brown, Christopher C. (Christopher Columbus), 1834-1904 1
Chase, George W. 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Edwards, Benjamin S., 1818-1886 1
Edwards, Ninian, 1775-1833 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Gregg, Thomas, 1808-1892 1
Hunt, George, 1841-1901 1
Hunt, Oliver Perry (1832-1902) 1
Hunt, Ora V. (ca. 1863-) 1
Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman 1
Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman (1868-1942) 1
Martin, William, d. 1855 1
Mason, Edwin R. 1
McKendree College 1
Moore, Clifton H. (Clifton Haswell), 1817-1901 1
Moore, Elizabeth W. 1
O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884 1
Olden, William Parker, d. 1904 1
Owings, James F., c. 1810-1849 1
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 1
Payson, L. E. (Lewis Edwin), 1840-1909 1
Phelps, George 1
Pillsbury, Nathaniel Joy, 1834- 1
Prescott, W. H. 1
Putman, Gertrude 1
Randall, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1811-1876 1
Reeves, Owen T. 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Russell, William 1
Sample, Alfred, 1846-1902 1
Sharp and Gamble (Firm : Warsaw, Ill.) 1
Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
Stuart, John T. (John Todd), 1807-1885 1
Taylor Family 1
Taylor, James M. 1
Thomas family (Madison County, Illinois) 1
Thomas, Jesse B. (Jesse Burgess), 1806-1850 1
Treat, Samuel Hubbel, 1811-1887 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 125th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Circuit Court (Illinois) 1
Van Horne, Abraham 1
Weber, Jessie Palmer, 1863-1926 1
Williams, Levi, 1794-1860 1
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