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John C. Bagby correspondence

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MS-SC61
Scope and Contents John C. Bagby (1819-1896) was born in Kentucky and studied law before beginning a practice in 1846 in Rushville, Illinois. He supported the Republican Party but in 1872 changed his support to the Democratic Party. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives 1875-1877; Schuyler County, Illinois, judge 1882-1885; and 6th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois judge,1885-1891.Consists of personal, business and political correspondence concerning the California gold rush; political...
Dates: Created: 1849-1886

Peter Roberts papers

 Collection — Box: 72
Identifier: MS-SC1281
Scope and Contents Military commissions signed by Governor Yates and O.M. Hatch. Discharge and re-enlistment paper. Final discharge in August 1865. Statement of Ordnance and Ordnance Store for Co. G of the 55th Ill. Infantry, Aug. 14, 1865 signed by Captain Roberts. Lists soldiers in the company and the items charged to them, total money value for the items for each soldier and disposition of items.
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1865