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Abraham Race deed

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1225
Scope and Contents Deed of land in Egremont, Berkshire County, Massachusetts owned by Race to Reuben Wilson. Signed by Race in the presence of Justice of the Peace Thomas Hopkins. Paper watermarked G R with a coronet.
Dates: Created: April 22, 1809

Appomattox Land and Improvement Company records

Identifier: MS-SC4016
Abstract The Appomattox Land and Improvement Company was an organization found in New York in 1891 by a group of New York businessmen, with the goal of purchasing and holding real estate, particularly the McLean “Surrender” House at Appomattox, Virginia. Under Myron E. Dunlap, the group purchased several historic structures with the intent of dismantling them and moving them to Chicago for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition or to Washington DC for permanent display. The house from Appomattox was...
Dates: 1891 - 1924

New York & Boston Illinois Land Company indenture

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1103
Scope and Contents Indenture between the land company and Calvin A. Warren and Mark Aldrich of Hancock County, Ill. Signed by John Tillson. Agreed payments were to be made at Quincy, Ill.
Dates: Created: December 5, 1838

Peoria County, Illinois legal records

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1161
Scope and Contents Land titles, mostly French claims, deeds, plats, surveys, etc. Documents from the claim, 1861, of Thomas Allen include deeds, of Jean Baptiste Maillet, a prominent citizen of Old Peoria and Isaac Darneille, the second Illinois lawyer. Deposition of Antoine Bourbonne recalls the town before it "was destroyed by Captain Craig", referring to an 1812 incident when the town was plundered and burned. Documents from Voris v. Forsyth in 1841. Various other deeds including that for Charles Ballance,...
Dates: Created: 1803 - 1863

Pike County, Illinois deeds

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1177
Scope and Contents Deeds for lands transferred in Pike County, Illinois, 1836-1867.
Dates: Created: 1836 - 1867

Riddle Family indenture

 Collection — Box: 71
Identifier: MS-SC1270
Scope and Contents Indenture for land in Sangamon County, Illinois sold by Amos, Mary J., John, Sarah H., James, Susan A. and Elizabeth Riddle, Joseph and Margaret Dement and William H., and Mary Foucks to Sarah A. Riddle. Payment made and deed of conveyance recorded in Sangamon county by Benjamin Talbott, RSC. Signed by all parties.
Dates: Created: January 5, 1848

Robert Rankin copy of deed

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1235
Scope and Contents Deed of land in Randolph County, Illinois from Rankin to the Chester and Tamaroa Railroad Company of Chester, Illinois. Witness by I. R. Mann, notary and recorded by S. St. Vrain, county clerk.
Dates: Created: May 15, 1872

Sangamon County, Illinois miscellaneous legal papers

 Collection — Box: 76
Identifier: MS-SC1327-4
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents dating from 1833 to 1848, dealing with residents of Sangamon County and other nearby counties in Illinois. Contents include deeds, mortgages and other documents concerning sale of land; decrees of bankruptcy; indictments and petitions for a writ of habeas corpus; and a letter concerning payment of a debt. People mentioned include Reuben Radford, Caroline Radford, Joseph Tabor, Jacob Early, Catherine Early, Moses Pierson, Joseph Klein, Elizabeth Klein,...
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1848