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Illinois Contemporaries of Abraham Lincoln autograph collection

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MS-SC54
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

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

Madison G. Nixon papers

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1109
Scope and Contents Commission from Governor Yates. Order to join the 6th Regiment in Mississippi signed by Isham Haynie. Transportation orders, medical reports and discharge.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

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

Richard Yates Wabash College Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC727
Abstract Richard Yates Sr. (1815-1873) was governor of Illinois (1861-1865) and U.S. Senator from the state (1865-1871). For more detailed information please see inventory for the Yates Family Papers.
Dates: Created: 1834-1921; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2012

Robert Morrison letters

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1079
Scope and Contents Letters, 1805-1807, to Joseph discuss land speculation especially with regard to the "large numbers of people coming from Europe", the Indiana legislature, the governor's corruption and the need for Illinois Territory to break away from Indiana, mail contracts and slavery (Morrison owned slaves). Letter,1814, from Joseph to Anne, while in Pittsburgh on bank business. Letter, 1847, to Anne from Eloise Morrison discuss family news and the Mexican War. Two letters, 1850, from Jacksonville, one to...
Dates: Created: 1805 - 1853

Yates Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BC716
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, notebooks, letterpress books, genealogy notes, manuscripts, speeches, news clippings, legal documents, and pamphlets document the careers and lives of Richard Yates, Sr. and his son, Richard Yates, Jr.  Richard Yates, Sr. (1815-1873) was an anti-slavery Republican who served as Governor of Illinois (1861-1865) during the Civil War.  Following his term as governor, the senior Yates served in the United States Senate from 1865-1871.  Richard Yates, Jr.  (1860-1936)...
Dates: Created: 1789-1936; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1936