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Barker Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-02-148
Scope and Contents Consists of family letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazines, bulletins, and program material documenting the life of Robert Barker from his time at West Point Academy (1934-1938), military service during World War II (1942-1945), capture by forces of the Empire of Japan (1942), and death (1945). The collection includes the front page of the "Illinois State Journal" announcing the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2016

Enos Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC191
Abstract Papers of Pascal Enos, one of the founders of Springfield, Illinois and appointed receiver of the land officer there in 1832 by President Monroe and his son Pascal Enos, Jr., who was elected to the Illinois legislature in 1852 and appointed Clerk of the United States Circuit Court by Justice McClean of the Supreme Court and re-appointed by Justice David Davis.
Dates: Created: 1796-1868; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1953

First Presbyterian Church of Springfield Records

Identifier: BC218
Abstract Organized, January 30, 1828; principal organizer was John M. Ellis (1793-1855); first pastor was John G. Bergen (1790-1872).
Dates: Created: 1825-1971

George and Coleman Smoot land grants

 Collection — Box: 82
Identifier: SC-MS1438
Scope and Contents Land grants in Sangamon County, Illinois for Coleman and George Smoot.
Dates: Created: 1835, 1837, 1839

Jacob Miller papers

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1045
Scope and Contents Four land grants for land in Sangamon County, Illinois. Two receipts for payment to the Sangamon County School Commissioner in 1850 and to the United States Internal Revenue in 1866.
Dates: Created: 1826, 1829, 1850, 1866

James Frazier Reed papers

 Collection — Box: 70
Identifier: MS-SC1251
Scope and Contents Papers pertaining to Reed's insolvency. April 13, 1846 list (6 p.) of creditors with how much owed and an inventory of goods, chattel, real estate rights and credits. April 13, 1846 notice of filing property, by assignee William Lavely, in probate court in Sangamon County, Ill. July 28, 1846 document signed by William Lavely re: land offered at public sale.
Dates: Created: 1846

John Owen Prentice letters

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1211
Scope and Contents Letter, 1814, from his brother Amos in Sag Harbor, New York to John in Pennsylvania, mentions the defeat of Napoleon, describes a ship battle seen from their home the night before and describes the "new constructed invulnerable boat" he has seen sailing in the waters near his home. Letter, 1836, from John to his sons Amos and Owen in Shelbyville, Ill., informing them of the death of their sister, Harriet, and asking them to come to him in his sorrow.
Dates: Created: 1814 - 1836

Riddle Family indenture

 Collection — Box: 71
Identifier: MS-SC1270
Scope and Contents Indenture for land in Sangamon County, Illinois sold by Amos, Mary J., John, Sarah H., James, Susan A. and Elizabeth Riddle, Joseph and Margaret Dement and William H., and Mary Foucks to Sarah A. Riddle. Payment made and deed of conveyance recorded in Sangamon county by Benjamin Talbott, RSC. Signed by all parties.
Dates: Created: January 5, 1848

Rochester, Illinois militia roll

 Collection — Box: 73
Identifier: MS-SC1287
Scope and Contents Signed statement by Arnold stating that he is appointing Crouch, on Sept. 13, 1862, to take the names of persons eligible for the draft. List of names with age, birthplace and occupation. Signed statement, Oct. 22, 1862, by Crouch that, to his knowledge, the list is complete.
Dates: Created: 1862

Sangamon County, Illinois affidavits

 Collection — Box: 70
Identifier: MS-SC1248
Scope and Contents Affidavits by Ellen Greening, Abigail Kinney and Kate Redman sworn and signed before Sangamon County Justice of the Peace James M. Barger stating that William Shane did "hurrah Jeff Davis" and cursed Lincoln. Redman heard him do this in Chatham, Ill. and Kinney and Greening heard him in Loami, Ill.
Dates: Created: June 16, 1863