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Isaac Stevens Metcalf papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Metcalf
Abstract Letters, diaries, daybooks, scrapbooks, and business documents of Isaac Stevens Metcalf, a Bowdoin College graduate from Milo, Maine, Illinois Central Railroad division engineer, and Du Quoin, Illinois resident, his wife Antoinette Brigham Putnam Metcalf (originally of New Hampshire), their parents, and children. Included are many letters written from college, family letters, Illinois Central Railroad business correspondence with R.B. Mason and other records of railroad construction, and...
Dates: 1827-1955; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1897

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

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Rural families -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives 1
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Temperance -- United States -- Public opinion 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public opinion 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Public opinion 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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