Earlidge, James. Letter and Document, 1843 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Scope and Contents: This collection includes a letter from J. M. "Jackson" Earlidge, of Albion, Ill., to James Earlidge, of London, England, describing the country around Albion. The letter also mentions George Flower and William Pickering, and asks for a power of attorney to handle a transaction involving a tract of land on the Mississippi. The document is an unsigned copy of an 1843 agreement whereby Thomas Jennings conveys a two-thousand acre tract of land in West Florida to James Jackson Earlidge.