Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Oliver Perry Hunt was a lawyer, farmer, teacher and soldier. Admitted to the bar in Indiana, he later moved to Tuscola, Illinois, where he taught school and practiced law. Then he married Eliza McDowell and began to farm. In 1862 he helped organize Company K of the 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was also active in local politics as a registered Democrat. Collection contains military papers, correspondence, minute books, fee books, account books, legal documents and blueprints...
Dates: Created: 1860-1937; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1986
Collection — Box 66
Abstract Illinois' first Lieutenant-Governor (1818-1822), Pierre Menard was an early French Canadian resident of Kaskaskia, Randolph County, related by marriage to the Saucier and Chouteau families. A trader and merchant, Menard invested in trapping and exploring expeditions. He was also involved in territorial politics and was appointed judge in Randolph County Courts in 1801, elected Representative to the Indiana Territorial Legislature at Vincennes from 1806 to 1807, Representative to the Illinois...
Dates: Created: 1741-1910; Other: Majority of material found in 1785-1844
Abstract The Rogers Family were early settlers of the town of Athens in Menard County, Illinois, and became prominent citizens of the community. Matthew Rogers came from New York in 1821 with his wife and children. He was postmaster of the town's first post office, and served as justice of the peace. He loaned books from his personal library to a young Abraham Lincoln, who would later become his lawyer. Three of Matthew's children remained in Athens: Miriam Lee, who married Henry Riggin; Arminda, who...
Dates: Created: 1815-1905; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979
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
Collection — Box 75
Scope and Contents Includes treasurer's book, 1919-1941; corporation reports, 1922-1928; notices of stockholders meetings; capital stock return, 1922-1928; annual report to State of Illinois, 1919-1941. Financial statements, bank books and correspondence. Papers regarding property lease from SSDIC to the Gulf Refining Company. Papers re: lawsuit of Marion Drake against SSDIC, 1939.
Dates: Created: 1918 - 1941
Collection — Box 81
Scope and Contents Mill Book Oct. 1843-April 1844 lists names of customers, and charge for lumber or sawing wood. Lists of merchandise sold March-August 1840. Receipts for items bought by Henry Smith and Jurney, 1833-1844.
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1844
Collection — Box 84
Scope and Contents Duplicate with note stating that D.L. Philips, President of the Springfield Horse Railroad Company left "with me for sale 36 bonds $500.00 each." Signed by John Williams, Treasurer. List of those who bought bonds and the amount paid through 23 bonds.
Dates: Created: September 15, 1865
Abstract The Virden Mining Corporation operated the Virden Coal Mine in Macoupin County, Illinois, from 1939 to 1959. The collection includes board of directors' and shareholders' meeting minutes; financial operating reports, operating journal, and operating ledger; accounts receivable records; stock certificates and records of stock certificates issued; and other payment records.
Dates: Created: 1922-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985
Collection — Box 91
Scope and Contents Journal gives brief note of day's activity with daily account of sales. Some accounts for individuals. School schedule for Greenfield, 1847. A number of poems and essays by Tunnell with copied poems and essays by others. Some recipes. Copy of a letter to his niece, Melvina Tunnell, giving an account of his early years in Illinois.
Dates: Created: 1842 - 1852