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Franklin, Robert Scott : Robert Scott Franklin Scrapbook, 1890-1936

Disbound scrapbook compiled by Robert Scott Franklin of Chillicothe, Ohio, which includes the following: photostat of the diary of Lt. James Swearingen recording the march from Ohio to Chicago, April-August 1803, to oversee the building of Fort Dearborn; detailed genealogical notes on Swearingen, Strode, Worthington, and Franklin families starting from Gerrit van Swearingen born in Holland in 1636; copies of several James S. Swearingen letters; 2 portraits of Swearingen, miscellaneous notes, and newspaper clippings about Swearingen and family.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (3 folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS 108
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