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Credit Clearing Committee (Springfield, Illinois) records

 Collection — Box: 83
Identifier: MS-SC1454
Scope and Contents Includes incorporation, by-laws, minutes, statement of notes issued, name of all businesses with accounts, amount of note and any balance, summary of its operations from inception through Dec. 1936 and a report of liquidation.
Dates: Created: 1933 - 1936

John Tillson papers

 Collection — Box: 90
Identifier: MS-SC1542
Scope and Contents Journal, 1820, kept on a journey from Boston to Illinois and eastern Missouri. Copies of letters sent to stock holders and clients regarding Illinois land titles and company business with references to the Illinois State Bank, Internal Improvements Act of 1837, New Revenue Bill of 1839, Wabash and Erie Canal, and the Alton, Wabash and Erie Railroad. Letters to Ninian Edwards, Philander Chase, John Palmer, Stephen T. Logan, and Orville H. Browning. Approximately 460 letters. Also has Tillson's...
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1842

Nathaniel Pope papers

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1194
Scope and Contents Signed license, 1819, to Elias Kent Kane to practice law in the district court of Illinois. Letter to Pope, 1824, from C. LaFlaud in Columbus, Ohio regarding an act of legislature appointing Abraham McDowell guardian of Harriet Backus, an infant and citizen of Illinois, and land sales for William Morrison. Letter, 1835, from Pope to David J. Baker discusses the "Poindexter affair" with a lengthy reference to Clay, and references to Webster, Van Buren and Benton. Also discusses the Illinois...
Dates: Created: 1819 - 1835

Scully Family Papers

Identifier: BC731
Abstract Family of William and Enriqueta Scully who came from Ireland to America in 1850 and was oneof the largest landowners in Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas.
Dates: Created: 1781-2001; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2003

Stump Tail Guard "muster roll"

 Collection — Box: 88
Identifier: MS-SC1504
Scope and Contents Muster roll of the "Stump Tail Guards". Completed muster roll with fictitious names, residence, occupation and remarks in what appears to be an attempt at humor. Two copies, each in the same handwriting. States the above are willing to be mustered into service "on the sole condition that they shall not be called upon to leave Springfield except in case of Invasion."
Dates: Created: June 1861