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Collection — Box: 67
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter to his mother discusses recent elections in Fulton County, the defeat of the Democrats there and the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
Dates: Created: November 13, 1866
Abstract Alton, Illinois surveyor who surveyed Madison Country, Illinois and as a government surveyor worked in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, and Florida. he was born in Castleton, Vermont and studied surveying while he worked on a farm and taught school. In 1818 he came to Illinois first landing in Massac where he was immediately given the job of surveying a tract of land for the new Johnson County seat. He moved to Edwardsville where he taugh school and did some surveying untl he was appointed...
Dates: Created: 1818-1871
Collection — Box: 59
Scope and Contents Letters to family in both Illinois and Massachusetts from Canton and LaHarpe, Illinois. Discusses the family, the crops, the houses, the natural vegetation, and the differences between the way things are done in Illinois and in Massachusetts such as cooking and the differences between people from different states.
Dates: Created: 1834 - 1845
Collection — Box: 72
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
Collection — Box: 74
Scope and Contents Account book, 1827-1830, for general stores in Lewistown and Havana. Contains list of items bought by Lewis Ross and amount paid for each. Letters and papers, 1822-1826, mostly concerning elections in Fulton County. One document giving notice of contesting the 1822 Pike County election and listing reasons why. Militia elections for Fulton County, 1826. Letter, 1846, Lewis at Camp Rio Grande, to wife re: Mexican War, food, movements of regiments and family affairs. Account book of Lewis Ross,...
Dates: Created: 1822 - 1846
- Subject: Fulton County (Ill.) X