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John McAuley Palmer papers

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1135C
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

Nathaniel Pope papers

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1194
Scope and Contents Signed license, 1819, to Elias Kent Kane to practice law in the district court of Illinois. Letter to Pope, 1824, from C. LaFlaud in Columbus, Ohio regarding an act of legislature appointing Abraham McDowell guardian of Harriet Backus, an infant and citizen of Illinois, and land sales for William Morrison. Letter, 1835, from Pope to David J. Baker discusses the "Poindexter affair" with a lengthy reference to Clay, and references to Webster, Van Buren and Benton. Also discusses the Illinois...
Dates: Created: 1819 - 1835