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John Newport papers

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1100
Scope and Contents Two letters, 1881, discuss the railroad and family business. The remaining letters 1895-1900, refer to the sinking of a coal mine in Farmington and politics. Several letters from John Moorehead of the Madison Coal Company of which the last spells out the requirements of the land to sink the mine. Several letters from James M. Truitt, an attorney in Hillsboro, Ill. discuss the 1900 election campaign, with opinions on Yates, Walter Reeves, Senator Cullom and John Tanner. Letters from Reeves and...
Dates: Created: 1818 - 1907

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

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