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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

Shelby Moore Cullom Papers

Identifier: BC142
Scope and Contents The collection (1878-1914) consists of approximately 650 incoming letters; 150 condolence letters mounted in a binder; one letter press volume; and five scrapbooks of clippings. The material is unevenly distributed. There are but five items from the gubernatorial years, 1877-1883, and only 44 items from his first term in the Senate, 1883-1887. Almost half of the material, six folders, falls within the years 1889-1892 and relates to Cullom’s unsuccessful efforts to get the Republican...
Dates: Created: 1878-1914; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/1951

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  • Subject: Illinois--Politics and government--1865-1950 X
  • Names: Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 X

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