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Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Collection includes letter of governor John P. Altgeld (1847-1902) to John R. Tanner (1844-1901) regarding the arrangements for the latter's inauguration as Governor of Illinois. Five orders for arrest and extradition, including one for W. B. Franklin, a fugitive from Iowa. An absract of votes for 1894 Supreme Court justice election.
Dates: Created: 1894 - 1897
Collection — Box: 66
Scope and Contents Letter from Fort Randall, Utah Territory to Colonel John Munroe discusses mutual friends who left army to accept commission in southern regiments. His readiness for any emergency situation. Imagines Lincoln and Buchanan "riding through Washington in the same carriage" at the hour he is writing.
Dates: Created: March 4, 1861
Collection — Box: 73
Scope and Contents Incomplete letter to Abraham Lincoln sent from someone in Rockville, Conn. expressing fear for Lincoln's safety at the inauguration due to "traitors and ruffians."
Dates: Created: January 30, 1861
Overview William E. Fuerer (1934-2019) served in the U.S. Navy and worked for United Press International before joining the staff of Illinois Governor Otto Kerner in 1962. Fuerer was an Assistant Press Secretary and speechwriter during his time on Governor Kerner's staff. Collection consistes of six items printed during Governor Kerner's term in office (1961-1968) and from his memorial service (1976), including inauguration day programs as well as other booklets and pamphlets. Photographs...
Dates: 1961 - 1976