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Charles W. Gallentine Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gallentine
Abstract Letters home, 1862-1863, by Charles W. Gallentine of the 7th Illinois Cavalry, from Camp Butler, Springfield, Ill., Jacinto and Corinth, Miss., Memphis and LaGrange, Tenn., and Lawrence Co., Ala., regarding camp life, skirmishes, men killed and wounded, Southern guerillas, northern Copperheads and the draft, Southern plantations and slave attitudes, Union and Confederate prisoners, etc.
Dates: 1861-1863

Everett family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Everett
Abstract Primarily correspondence of the Everett family, concerning family news and health issues, and also covering abolition, temperance, women's rights, rights of African-Americans, and moral reform. Printing, education, pioneer life, and religion are all discussed within the papers. Papers include materials of Robert Everett, the pastor of Welsh Congregationalist churches in Oneida County, NY, and publisher of Y Cenhadwr Americanaidd (The American Missionary), a...
Dates: 1794-1949; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1927

Francis and Robert Tomes Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Modern-MS-Tomes
Abstract Journals, essays, and memoirs written by British businessman Francis Tomes (1780-1869) and his son, American-born physician and author Robert Tomes (1817-1882).
Dates: 1837-1881

Henry Clay Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clay
Abstract Letters of Henry Clay, prominent statesman and orator, during his career as US Senator, concerning political topics which include the election of Jackson, secession, the temperance movement, and slavery.
Dates: 1825-1851

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

Rodgers Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rodgers
Abstract Correspondence, essays, financial and legal documents, genealogies, journals, newspaper clippings, and four photographs relating to the Rodgers family, descendants of Rev. John Rodger (1735-1812). The papers document the life of an American pioneer family in Virginia, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Oregon, New Mexico, and California, and cover topics such as farming life, homestead claims, politics, livestock and grain industries, and religion. There is an overland journal penned by Andrew Rodgers,...
Dates: 1773-1925; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1890

Waller Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Waller
Abstract Primarily letters of the Waller family, a wealthy, large, educated family from Kentucky, and later Chicago, pertaining mainly to matters of family activity, family devotion to one another, and especially health. Also included are a family genealogy, biography, and letters from Henry Clay and P.G.T. Beauregard. Related family: Alexander
Dates: 1803-1938; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1888

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Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 2
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Abolitionists -- 1850-1860 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Almshouses -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Antislavery movements -- Kansas 1
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography 1
Brothers -- Correspondence 1
Bureau County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chattel mortgages -- Illinois 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Child development 1
Children -- Health and hygiene 1
Children's writings, American 1
College students -- Scotland -- Biography 1
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Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Middle West -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Middle West -- Sources 1
Fulton County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 1
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
Homeopathy -- Methods 1
Homeopathy -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
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Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
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Italy -- Description and travel 1
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Ledgers (account books) 1
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Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Public opinion 1
Middle West -- Correspondence 1
Middle West -- Genealogy 1
Middle West -- Rural conditions -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Middle West -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Nullification (States' rights) 1
Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Oregon National Historic Trail -- History 1
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Osawatomie, Battle of, Osawatomie, Kan., 1856 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Sources 1
Panama, Isthmus of (Panama) -- Description and travel 1
Parent and child -- Correspondence 1
Pictorial lettersheets -- 1851-1900 1
Politicians -- Kentucky -- Correspondence 1
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Adams, Daniel W. 1
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Alexander, Robert Spruel Crawford Aitcheson, 1819-1867 1
Almshouse of the City of New York 1
American House Hotel (Princeton, Ill.) 1