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Alton, Illinois, Collection, 1831-1968

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Identifier: A0025

Title: Alton, Illinois, Collection, 1831-1968

Description:

Collection contains records relating to Alton, Illinois, including the following: correspondence of Edward Bliss and his father, Elijah Bliss, dated February 11, 1833, to September 26, 1834; legal correspondence of William Martin, attorney, dated October 27, 1839, to March 10, 1854; Drury, Hayner and Co. correspondence (Nelson and Hayner 1865-1868); Jackel, Kuhn correspondence 1865-1870; letter of John J. Hogan to Rev. James Ryan dated April 11, 1888; notes on Col. Stephen H. Long family and Chouteau family; Alton Catholic Cemetery, 1912-1953; Programs-Independence Day at Portage des Sioux-1927; letter of Norma Lemp to Ruth Ferris dated November 5, 1965; and centennial of St. Joseph Hospital, 1965. Also contains three volumes of account books from unidentified general store(s), 1831-1832, 1838-1840, and 1860-1861; and an unidentified volume of contract labor accounts for carpentry and masonry, 1843-1868.

1 box; 4 volumes

Cite as: Alton, Illinois, Collection, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: 1831-1968

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts
Collection

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Fourth of July
General stores
Contract labor
Cemeteries
Accounts
Business
Hospitals

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