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Collection — Box: 83
Scope and Contents Schedule of property subject to taxation by Sangamon County. Yearly list of taxable property and statement certifying the correctness of the list. The 1870 statement lists 1 1/2 miles of track and 4 cars. 1866-1868 signed by Amos W. French. 1869 signed by A. Starne. 1870-1871 signed by Jesse K. Dubois. 1872 signed by John T. Stuart
Dates: Created: 1866 - 1872
Collection — Box: 3
Scope and Contents Consists of deeds, bonds and other documents signed by men who knew or were contemporaries of Abraham Lincoln during his Illinois residency. Includes signatures of Elijah C. Berry, Jacob Bunn, David Davis, John Dawson, William Hamilton, William Herndon, John Hutchinson, Ward H. Lamon, Josiah Langston, Richard Latham, Samuel Lockwood, Noah W. Matheny, Dan Stone, John T. Stuart, John Todd and Richard Yates.
Dates: Created: 1823-1859
Collection — Box: 68
Scope and Contents Three signed letter by Power to Colonel John Williams discussing matters at the Lincoln Monument including poor quality of work by the original construction company and his public statements regarding that. Also addresses James Conkling and John Stuart of the Lincoln Monument Association.
Dates: Created: 1883 - 1884
Scope and Contents Land patent, April 11, 1831 and deed of purchase, May 18, 1831, signed by Reynolds, for property purchased by Robert Peebles in Vandalia in 1828. Also signed by A.P. Field, Secretary of State. Letter, Oct. 17, 1831, to John T. Stuart appointing him to assist William Thomas in preparing government report on the Indian disturbances on the Rock River. Contracts, Aug. 10 and 29, 1837, for construction of the first railroad in Illinois. They are signed by Reynolds, Thomas Toner and Jacob Thomas....
Dates: 1831 - 1837
Collection — Box: 76
Scope and Contents Resolution, April 25, 1865 presented by Stephen T. Logan in memorial to the slain president and friend to many of that bar and in order to show their respect and sincere sympathy they adjourn and attend the funeral. Written and signed by Charles H. Lanphier, clerk. Resolution, Nov. 30, 1885, presented by Judge William L. Gross on the death of Major John T. Stuart, that the court adjourn and they proceed as a body to the home of "their deceased brother" to attend the funeral.
Dates: Created: 1865, 1885