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Adams-Snyder Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC5
Abstract Family from Springfield, Illinois, consisting of lawyers and farmers. James Adams (1783-1843) was Springfield's first attorney. His son, Lucian B. (1816-1882) was also an attorney and a justice of the peace. Lucian married Margery A. Reed (1824-1890) and had four children: Harriet L., Enola A., Eldora J., and James L. (1848-1931). James L. was a fruit farmer and truck gardener. He had two children from his first wife, Florence Roe; and two children from his second wife, Laura Snyder...
Dates: Created: 1813-1989; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

Chester A. Arthur letter

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC43
Scope and Contents Consists of one letter written by Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) to John J. Rider, Albany, N.Y., Nov. 26, 1862 regarding transportation of the 10th New York National Guard.
Dates: Created: November 26, 1862

Elias H. Merryman letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1037
Scope and Contents Letter to Captain T.O. Duncan in Jacksonville regarding the proposed visit of the Springfield Company visiting the Jacksonville Company. Discusses all of the reasons why he doubts it will take place. Gives updates of occurrences in the regiment and asks the Captain to help him in making a visit possible.
Dates: Created: September 6, 1838

Illinois Adjutant General's militia report

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC28
Scope and Contents Consists of Adjutant General Moses K. Anderson's report to the Illinois General Assembly on the strength of the Illinois Militia for the year 1845. Certified and signed by Governor Thomas Ford.
Dates: Created: 1846

John Mead commission

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1025
Scope and Contents Appointment, signed by Governor James Wood of Virginia, to ensign in the 32nd regiment, 7th brigade, 3rd division, 1st battalion of the Virginia militia. Note on back written by Henry F. Smith, Feb. 6, 1852, from Jeffersonville, Indiana, to "dear sir" asks if the whereabouts of the heirs of John Mead is known. States Mead died somewhere in Illinois.
Dates: Created: 1798 - 1852