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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

Richard Homer Mead papers

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1027
Scope and Contents A muster roll of the 8th Iowa Cavalry, Company K and discharge paper for Mead. One letter to his mother, dated September 27th, 1864, sent from Franklin, Tennessee.
Dates: Created: 1864 - 1865

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