Coal mines and mining
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85027364
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 63
Scope and Contents Two letters, 1881, discuss the railroad and family business. The remaining letters 1895-1900, refer to the sinking of a coal mine in Farmington and politics. Several letters from John Moorehead of the Madison Coal Company of which the last spells out the requirements of the land to sink the mine. Several letters from James M. Truitt, an attorney in Hillsboro, Ill. discuss the 1900 election campaign, with opinions on Yates, Walter Reeves, Senator Cullom and John Tanner. Letters from Reeves and...
Dates: Created: 1818 - 1907
Collection — Box 61
Scope and Contents Letters discuss stock prices, amount of coal being mined, statistics on coal use, coal prices, railroad coal cars, problems with the railroad, striking miners and the growth and changes in Streator.
Dates: Created: 1864 - 1871