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Milo Kendall Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kendall
Abstract Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
Dates: 1798-1925; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1906

Monroe Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Monroe-Family
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from the Monroe family of Chicago. Correspondence is primarily from Henry Stanton Monroe (Chicago attorney), his daughters Harriet Monroe, Dora Monroe Root (and her architect husband John Wellborn Root), and Lucy Monroe Calhoun, and their children. Topics include the births of children, travel, Poetry Magazine, and life in Chicago including Oscar Wilde's 1882 Chicago visit. Also contains World War II and post-war correspondence between William Monroe...
Dates: 1868-1949

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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
Bureau County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chattel mortgages -- Illinois 1
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Children's writings, American 1
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Courtship -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Debtor and creditor -- Illinois -- Cases 1
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Divorce -- Illinois -- Cases 1
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Elections -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- Correspondence 1
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Families -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Lawyers -- Illinois -- Bureau County 1
Leases -- Illinois 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Legal instruments -- Illinois -- Bureau County 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Public opinion 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- 1901-1950 1
Practice of law -- Illinois -- Princeton -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Princeton (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Railroad accidents -- Illinois -- Cases 1
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Railroads -- United States -- Consolidation -- History 1
Real estate business -- Illinois 1
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Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
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United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Public opinion 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Personal narratives 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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