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Ogee's Ferry records

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1118
Scope and Contents Photocopies and typed transcript of the legislative record re: establishment of Ogee's Ferry. Correspondence of Frank E. Stevens regarding the circumstances of giving this land to Madeline in order to maintain the ferry. Includes letters from several officials at the Dept. of Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, one letter from Senator Lawrence Y. Sherman and one letter from Ernest East discussing and denying a claim that Joseph was a "drunkard."
Dates: Created: 1829 - 1938

William B. Archer papers

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC35
Scope and Contents Consists of several letters and documents including: one letter of William B. Archer to Charles R. Matheny, January 28, 1826, enclosing a map, survey, and report on a recently established road from Springfield to Paris, Illinois; several Black Hawk War documents (receipts, muster rolls), 1832; an 1833 letter from John M. Robinson concerning land office business and Black Hawk War claims; two letters from Robinson concerning mail routes and a state road from Danville, Illinois to Chicago; five...
Dates: Created: 1826-1856