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682 Haberkorn, L. J., Clippings, 1942Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 15 items)

L. J. Haberkorn was one of the firemen who responded to the Chatsworth Wreck, a train wreck near Chatsworth, Ill., on Aug. 10, 1887, which killed 81 passengers. Haberkorn later became a local businessman and historian, publishing a history of the town in the [i]Chatsworth Plaindealer[/i]. This collection contains clippings ...

790 Hall Family. Papers, 1832-1874Add to your cart. (3.0 folders)

This collection contains land grant certificates, deeds, indentures, and other documents pertaining to the Hall family, a leading early DeWitt County family and founders of Hallsville, Illinois. Several certificates and indentures record the land purchases of Mahlon Hall and his son Henry H. Hall, as they built up the family's ...

653 Hall, Arthur Raymond. Map Collection, 1928Add to your cart. (1.0 folder)

This collection contains three maps created by Arthur Raymond Hall. They illustrate Hall's proposal to construct paved roads across the United States during the early twentieth century. Arthur Raymond Hall (1869-1955) was born in Tonica, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1897 to 1902, earning his Bachelor's ...

1004 Hall, C. F., et al. Business Postal Cards, 1879-1885Add to your cart. (2.3 boxes)

This collection contains more than a thousand "penny postals" (U.S. business postcards), sent or received by C. F. Hall of Dundee, McHenry County, Ill., who also did business as C. F. Hall & Co. in Richmond, Kane County, Ill. Hall was a grocer and dry goods merchant. The cards document ...

1052 Halligan, Thomas. Affidavit, 1864Add to your cart. (1.0 folder)

This collection consists of a New York soldier's affidavit allowing a proxy to cast his vote in the 1864 general election. Thomas Halligan, born in 1823, was a private in Company I of the 104th New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. He was from Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, New York. On ...

683 Hallowell, Robert Christy (b. 1834). Diary and Business Records, 1864-1892Add to your cart. (4.0 items; 2 vols., 4 items)

Robert C. Hallowell, of Leroy, Ill., was a principal musician in the 39th Ill. Vol. Inf. He served from Sept. 18, 1861, to Sept. 18, 1864. After the war he returned to Leroy. This collection includes Hallowell's diary from Feb. to Sept., 1864, in which he discusses military life and describes ...

877 Hamand, Lavern M. Papers, 1947-1968Add to your cart. (1.2 cubic feet)

This collection contains research material collected by Lavern Marshall Hamand in the course of preparing his dissertation on "Ward Hill Lamon: Lincoln's 'Particular Friend,'" (University of Illinois, 1949). It also contains correspondence received by Clint Clay Tilton, an earlier Lamon biographer, and papers relating to the publication of J. G. ...

684 Hamilton, Charles Smith. Papers, 1842-1886Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet; 2 Maps)

Charles Smith Hamilton was born in Oneida, Co., N.Y., in 1822, and graduated from West Point in 1843. He served in the Mexican War and was farming in Fond Du Lac, Wis., at the outbreak of the Civil War. He organized the 3rd Wis. Vol. Inf. and served as colonel. ...

685 Hamilton, Henry (d. 1796). Journal, 1778-1779Add to your cart. (1.0 item; 3 oversize folders)

This collection consists of photocopies of a journal kept by British Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton of Detroit in which he recorded an account of his capture by Virginian George Rogers Clark, and his subsequent experiences as a prisoner. The bulk of the journal is printed in [i]Henry Hamilton and George ...

686 Hamlin, Hannibal (1809-1891). Letters, 1860-1865Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 17 items)

In these letters to his wife, of which the Library has photostats, Hannibal Hamlin discusses political events, conflicts, and policies, as well as personal and family issues. The photostats were made for Professor James G. Randall in 1940. Most of the originals, and two copies, are now in the Hamlin ...

687 Hammet-Talbot-Goodell Families. Papers, 1816-1921, 1994Add to your cart. (1.0 cubic feet; 1 microfilm reel)

This collection contains the personal papers of the Hammet, Talbot, and Goodell families. Papers include correspondence, diaries, genealogies, financial records, and other materials. John Hammet (1795-1834) emigrated from County Cork, Ireland, to Virginia in 1816. From 1818 to 1826, he worked as an overseer in Montgomery County, Virginia, for General John ...

969 Hammond, Robert, Sr. Correspondence and other materials, 1867-1921Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

In 1859, Robert Hammond and his family emigrated from Castleblayney, County Monaghan, Ireland, to New York City. During the Civil War, he served in New York units, first for three months and then for three years, during which time his wife died. Matthew and John, the oldest of his five ...

918 Hampshire Colony Church. Record book, 1847-1863Add to your cart. (1.0 folder)

The Hampshire Colony Church was the first Congregational church in Illinois, established in Princeton, Illinois, in 1831. This collection contains the record book of the Board of Trustees for the church. The church record begins January 18, 1847, and has three main sections. The first section of the record book contains ...

688 Hand, Joseph. Papers, 1803-1905Add to your cart. (0.6 cubic feet; Also oversize documents)

Joseph Hand, a relatively prosperous farmer in Yoxall, Staffordshire, England (about 25 miles north of Birmingham), emigrated to Illinois with his wife and children in 1845. His wife, Sarah Shipton Hand, died at sea en route. He bought land at Paddock's Grove, Madison County, and in a few years added ...

689 Hanna, James E. Y. Papers, circa 1859-1884Add to your cart. (3.0 folders; (80 items))

James Hanna served as County Surveyor of Pope County, Ill., during the nineteenth century. The papers in this collection reflect his work as county surveyor, including the partitioning of estates for heirs, settling disputed land titles, and determining disputed boundaries. Most of the papers and diagrams concern Pope County, with ...

690 Hannon-Phalen Family Collection, 1874-2003Add to your cart. (2.02 cubic feet)

This collection consists of personal papers from the Hannon-Phalen family. The materials reflect rural life in and around Ivesdale, Illinois, during the late nineteenth through the twentieth centuries. The collection contains personal family items, including correspondence, photographs, certificates, and other materials. A brief guide containing biographical information on members of both ...

901 Hansen, Kathryn G., Collection, 1881-2005Add to your cart. (1.5 cubic feet; 30 unpublished volumes)

This collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, bound volumes, and other materials from the personal collection of Kathryn G. Hansen, an author and employee of the University of Illinois. Hansen was heavily involved in professional organizations that focused on civil service and office support in universities. Kathryn G. Hansen was born in Gardner, ...

691 Harper, James. Letters, 1848Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 3 items)

This collection contains three photocopied transcripts of letters written by James Harper. Harper, born in Ireland, moved to the United States in 1825. A singing teacher and farmer, Harper settled in Shelby County, Illinois in 1848, where he was eventually joined by his two brothers, Robert and John M. Harper. The ...

692 Harper, William Rainey (1856-1906). Letter, 1886Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

In this letter of Dec. 15, 1886, William Rainey Harper writes to Thomas H. Pease about an unnamed book they were both attempting to find. In 1886, Harper was principal of the Institute of Hebrew, New Haven, Conn.

693 Harris Family. Papers, Photographs, Newspaper Clippings, 1870-1923Add to your cart. (0.4 cubic feet)

In 1835, Benjamin Franklin Harris moved to Champaign County, Ill., where he managed a cattle business and farmed. He also went into banking, helping to found the First National Bank of Champaign in 1865. A prominent figure in the area, he held several county offices. Donors to the Harris Family Papers ...

936 Harris, W.C. Letter, 1860Add to your cart. (1.0 folder)

This collection contains one letter written by W.C. Harris on August 22 and 24, 1860 to his friend Joseph W. Gray. In the letter, Harris writes about his health, his life in Iowa, farming, the weather, and Iowa's crop of corn and wheat that year. He also discusses slavery, Abraham ...

694 Haskins, George Henry. Personal and Business Records, 1881-1931Add to your cart. (1.8 cubic feet)

In 1862, George Henry Haskins was born in Dudley, Worcestershire, England. After emigrating to the United States, he prospected for gold in Arkansas and operated a restaurant in Kansas before moving to Illinois to mine. He eventually became a mine surveyor and manager, and later owned a store in Danville. This ...

695 Hastings-Willson Families. Correspondence, Tax Receipts, 1862-1885Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 19 items)

The correspondence in this collection is between various members of the Hastings and Willson families of Ohio. Letters from the Civil War period comment on the draft and Morgan's Raid, while later letters discuss weather, crops, and family matters. Leland Baird, a descendant of the Hastings and Willson families, loaned the ...

696 Hatch, John Porter. Letters, 1861-1863Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 11 items)

This collection contains photostats of letters written by John Porter Hatch to his father and his sister Eliza between 1861 and 1863. Hatch graduated from West Point in 1845 and served in the Mexican War, achieving the rank of captain.  During the Civil War, he led the Union cavalry under General ...

697 Hayes, Samuel J. (1804-1841). Letter, 1837Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

In this letter of July 24, 1837, Samuel J. Hayes describes his life in Illinois to his sisters in Connecticut. He discusses the weather, land conditions, labor costs, architecture, and the inhabitants of Bloomington, Ill. Louis B. Howard, dean of the College of Agriculture donated this transcript to the Illinois Historical ...

698 Hays, James Wellen (b. 1848). Notebooks, Record Book, Photograph, 1865-1900Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

James Wellen Hays served as superintendent of schools, Urbana, Ill., 1872-1907. This collection contains a record book of Urbana school disbursements and receipts, 1881-83; six notebooks containing essays, lectures, and speeches; and a notebook used by Hays when he was a student at the State Normal University, 1865-66.

699 Hays, Norris. Letter, 1844Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

This collection consists of a transcription of a letter sent by Norris Hays to members of Rock Springs Baptist Church located in Rock Springs, Illinois. Norris Hays was a member of the Rock Springs Baptist Church during the early 1840s. Under the leadership of John Mason Peck, the church set high ...

700 Headen, Walter C. Papers, 1849-1934Add to your cart. (1.2 cubic feet)

Walter C. Headen was born in Shelbyville, Ill., where he joined the law firm of Moulton and Chafee in 1875. He was active in politics as Public Administrator of Shelby County, 1875-79; City Attorney of Shelbyville, 1879-81; and as a member of the Illinois General Assembly in 1885-86 and 1891-92. This ...

951 Heffelfinger, Andrew W. Papers, 1865, 1928Add to your cart. (2.0 items)

This collection contains documents that describe the life of Andrew Heffelfinger, a Civil War soldier and later a farmer and grocer in Champaign County. Andrew W. Heffelfinger, born in Elderton, Pa. on Mar. 3, 1838, moved to Champaign in 1857. In 1862, he enlisted in Co. G, 72nd Ill. Vol. Inf., ...

701 Henderson, Hugh. Papers, 1837-1870Add to your cart. (0.5 cubic feet)

Hugh Henderson, who settled in Joliet in 1836, was a member of the Illinois Constitutional Convention of 1847 and served as a circuit judge of the 11th Circuit of Illinois, 1849-54. The collection contains a petition for his appointment signed by nine lawyers of the area, his commission, and various ...

702 Henderson, N. and Son. Record Books, 1867-1873, 1891-1893Add to your cart. (2.0 volume)

These books were used by N. Henderson and Co., later N. Henderson and Son, of Danville, Ill., to record grain transactions. The books include information on the purchase, storage, and shipment of wheat, corn, and flour. Blanche Haskins of Danville, Ill., donated the collection to the Library in 1974.

703 Herbst-Garleb Family. Papers, 1847, 1860, 1866, 1877, 1880Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 8 items)

This collection contains papers and documents of the Herbst and Garleb families, who immigrated from Germany to Monroe County, Ill., during the 1860s. Herbst family materials include an 1860 letter from a relative in Waterloo, Ill., sent to the family while they were still in Germany, and the 1877 and ...

704 Hereford, Francis. Letters, 1842-1843Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 2 items)

This collection contains two letters written by Francis Hereford, postmaster of Hillsboro, Ill. On June 28, 1842, he writes to George R. Michael, a manufacturer in St. Louis for a supply of his Brandreth brand pills to sell in Hillsboro. On June 22, 1843, Hereford writes to his sister in ...

1023 Herndon, William H., and Theodore Parker. Correspondence, 1854-1859Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet; 69 letters)

This collection contains carbon typescripts of correspondence between William H. Herndon and Theodore Parker. It includes 58 letters from Herndon and 11 from Parker. The letters were published in part in Joseph Fort Newton, [i]Lincoln and Herndon[/i] (Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Torch Press, 1910). The typescripts, collected in two binders and accompanied ...

894 Herndon, William H., to Mr. Graff. Letter, Jan. 13, 1882Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

In this autograph letter, William H. Herndon questions the authenticity of Abraham Lincoln's reply to "a Committee of Colored People" of Baltimore who in 1864 visited the White House to present him with a Bible. According to Herndon, the "speech as published" in books by Francis Bicknell Carpenter and Osborn ...

676 Hertz, Emanuel. Collection, 1921-1937Add to your cart. (0.25 cubic feet; 11 folders)

Emanuel Hertz (1870-1940), a New York lawyer, spoke and published extensively on Lincoln. He brought together many of his writings in [i]Abraham Lincoln: A New Portrait [/i](2 vols., 1931). Hertz was also active in the Weik Manuscript Corporation which was engaged in selling the Herndon-Weik collection from the estate of Jesse ...

705 Hewerdine, Thomas Sloan. Family Record and Historical Sketch, 1870-1939Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

The fifty-page "Hewerdine Family Record and Historical Sketch" was compiled by Thomas Sloan Hewerdine between 1932 and 1939. The lives of William Hewerdine (1775-1873) and his wife Ann (1796-1869) of Lincolnshire, England, are documented, along with brief descriptions of the lives of their five children, who emigrated to Illinois. The ...

706 Hewett, Edwin Crawford. Correspondence, 1861-1864Add to your cart. (13.0 items; 1 folder)

Dr. Edwin Crawford Hewett served as the president of Illinois State Normal University, 1877-90. These letters were written to Hewett during the Civil War by former students, including Joshua Bailey, Co. B, 73rd Ill. Vol. Inf.; Charles M. Clarke, 8th Ill. Vol. Inf.; Richard A. Huxtable, Co. H, 77th Ill. ...

707 Heywood, Thomas (1820-68). Journal and Advertisement, 1856-65Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

In 1856, Thomas Heywood and his family emigrated from Lancashire, England. He used this journal to record the experiences of his voyage, noting sea sickness, the types of passengers, and the daily tasks and habits on board ship. Heywood also used the volume to record his earnings as a laborer ...

708 Hilgard Family. Papers, 1833-1910Add to your cart. (0.8 cubic feet; 1 microfilm reel)

Theodor Hilgard (1790-1873) was born in Bavaria, educated in Germany and France, but immigrated to the United States in 1836, settling with his wife, five daughters, and four sons, in the German colony at Belleville, Ill. Hilgard engaged in farming and real estate promotion, while encouraging his sons in their ...

709 Hill, Robert L. (b. 1798). Letters, 1842Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 2 items)

These two letters are from Robert L. Hill in Jerseyville, Ill., to Judge William Martin in Alton, Ill. Hill researched local land records for Martin for a lawsuit about mortgaged land.

710 Hiller, C. H. Letter, 1918Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

In this letter of Feb. 24, 1918, C. H. Hiller, a U.S. Army officer in France, describes his duties as "Town Major." He was responsible for billeting troops and protecting the community. Prof. Jack Nortrup donated this photocopy to the Library in 1971.

711 Hinch, Benjamin P. Correspondence, 1850-1858Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 3 items)

This collection contains the correspondence of Benjamin P. Hinch of New Haven, Ill. A letter from J. T. Lusk discusses the possibility of a trial in order to collect money from a debtor, while a letter from Charles Slocomb is concerned with the possibility of opening a competing mercantile business. ...

794 Hinman, O. Batson Papers, 1898-1899Add to your cart. (0.4 cubic feet)

This collection contains the papers of O. Batson Hinman. Materials include military papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and his diary. O. Batson Hinman served as Corporal of the regiment Co. B Boys from Newton, Illinois in the Spanish-American War. His papers include a diary detailing course routines, drills of the day, the ...

712 Hinrichs, Gustavus D. (1836-1923). Papers, 1842-1917Add to your cart. (10.0 cubic feet)

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Gustavus D. Hinrichs. Materials include correspondence, textbooks, pamphlets, articles, notebooks, lecture notes, newspaper clippings, postcards, and maps. Gustavus Detlef Hinrichs (1836-1923) was born in Lunden, Denmark on December 2, 1836. After studying science at the University of Copenhagen and the Polytechnic School ...

020 Hinsey, Clarence. Letters, 1898-1899Add to your cart. (3.0 items)

During his service in the Spanish-American War, in Company A of the 51st Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Clarence Hinsey, of Des Moines, Iowa, wrote his aunt, Laura Hinsey Jenison, of Fond de Lac, Wisc.  Hinsey's letters from Camp Merritt, Calif. on July 20, 1898; from the Presidio at San Francisco on ...

713 Hoch, John (1835-1917). Diary, 1862-65Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

In 1849, John Hoch emigrated from Germany to the United States. A shoemaker by trade, Hoch enlisted in Co. A, 96th Ill. Vol. Inf., in 1862, and served to the end of the war. Writing in German, he described daily routines, marching, and camp food. Lillian Hoch Schaefer, Hoch's daughter, donated ...

714 Hodgson, Olga Soderstrom. "Life of Reuben Soderstrom"Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Reuben G. Soderstrom was a member of the Illinois General Assembly, 1916-36, and president of the Illinois State American Federation of Labor, 1930-70. This volume is a biography of Soderstrom prepared by his sister, Olga Soderstrom Hodgson. The 95-page volume also contains genealogical information, newspaper clippings, and original photographs. Olga Soderstrom ...

839 Holabird & Roche. Wesley Foundation, Urbana, Ill., 1925-26Add to your cart. (5.0 items; Deck 7, black flat storage cabinet, Drawer 9)

This collection includes renderings of Chicago architects Holabird & Roche for the proposed Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, the church of the Wesley Foundation at the University of Illinois. Items in the portfolio include drawings of the west and north elevations and blueprints of sections of the chancel and the floor ...

795 Hook, Cornelius S., Jr. Correspondence, 1850-1865Add to your cart. (0.7 cubic feet)

This collection contains correspondence primarily from Cornelius S. Hook, Jr. to members of his family in Jacksonville, Illinois. Also included are letters written to Cornelius from his mother and brothers, letters to his mother and brothers from his wife and others, notices of his standing in school, and announcements for ...

1200 Horner, Harlan Hoyt, and Henrietta Calhoun Horner. Papers, 1865-2011Add to your cart. (6.0 cubic feet)

Beginning in 1951, Harlan Hoyt Horner (1878-1965) and Henrietta Calhoun Horner (1880-1964) formed the nucleus of the Lincoln Room of the University of Illinois. The Horners also established an endowment to enlarge the holdings of the Lincoln Room and to maintain it as a separate, distinct part of the University ...

715 Houghton, Rhesa C. (b. 1843). Letters, 1862-71Add to your cart. (39.0 items; 1 folder)

Rhesa C. Houghton of Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio, served in Co. F, 103rd Ohio Vol. Inf. In these letters to his parents, George M. and Susan, Houghton describes his experiences in the army, commenting on camp life, military activities, health, slavery, and alcohol consumption among soldiers. Houghton also describes the ...

716 House Family. Correspondence, 1842-57Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

In 1835, Fielding House moved from Kentucky to Illinois where he purchased land in Macon and Christian Counties.  This collection contains copies of 26 letters, mainly written by Fielding House to his parents and others in the family.  The letters concern land taxes and titles, legal disputes, family affairs, ...

1048 Howe, F. Letter, 1847Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

This collection consists of a letter from F. Howe, a Chicago business owner, to E. Townsend, an associate in Andover, Illinois. F. Howe was a merchant and business owner in Chicago, Illinois during the 19th century. E. Townsend was a lawyer in Andover, a town in Henry County in northwestern Illinois. The ...

717 Howell, Joseph C. (b. 1815). Papers, 1850-1888Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 6 items)

In 1836, Joseph C. Howell moved to Illinois from New Jersey. He served as Carlinville postmaster, 1841-44; justice of the peace, 1847-65; and was made Assistant U. S. Marshal, responsible for taking the county census, in 1850. Howell also sold real estate and agricultural implements, and made the first map ...

013 Hubbell, Philo P., Militia Commission, 1820Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

On Feb. 17, 1820, Philo P. Hubbell was commissioned a lieutenant of the militia company of Steuben County, New York. Hubbell's commission, which was issued during the administration of Gov. DeWitt Clinton, was recorded in Bath, N.Y. on June 15, 1820. The Library evidently acquired the document in 1986. Also in ...

1106 Huet de la Valiniere, satirical sketch, 1786Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

"Simple et vrai recit de la conduite du revd P. de La Valiniere depuis son arrivee aux Illiniois le 20 juin 1786," a satirical sketch, in French and English, of Fr. Huet de la Valiniere (1732-1806). This is a photostatic copy, acquired by the Illinois Historical Survey in 1931, of ...

718 Humiston, Linus (b. 1825). Letters, 1848-1850Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 5 items)

In 1847, Linus Humiston moved to Jersey County, Ill., from Washington County, Ohio. He settled in what later became the village of Otterville, where he worked as a farmer, teacher, carpenter, and miller. In these letters to his cousins, Samuel L. and Linus Brooks of Beardstown, Ill., Humiston discusses teaching, ...

719 Hurd, Jay Montgomery (b. 1809). Memoirs, 1809-1874Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

In 1830, Jay Montgomery Hurd moved from Madison County, N. Y., to Greene County, Illinois. He worked for his uncle, Dr. Silas Hamilton, who purchased slaves, freed them, and helped them settle in Illinois. Hurd later became a farmer, storekeeper, and constable. An active local Democratic politician, he was instrumental ...

720 Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus (1815-82). Papers, 1871Add to your cart. (2.0 items)

Stephen A. Hurlbut was a noted Illinois politician and Civil War general who later served as the first commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic and as minister to Colombia and Peru. Writing on July 17 and Sept. 25, 1871, to David A. Phillips, the Provost-Marshal for Southern Illinois, ...

774 Hurt, James. "Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight" Scripts, 1980 and 2008Add to your cart. (2.0 items)

"Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight" was produced at the Kelso Hollow Theatre in New Salem State Park, Petersburg, Ill., from 1980 to 1987. Written by James Hurt, professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, it was performed by the Great American People Show, a summer theatrical ...

721 Huston, Luther. Account Book, 1845-61Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Luther Huston lived near Piqua, Ohio, where he owned a produce and livestock farm. Huston used this account book to record his farm expenditures, as well as personal expenses on goods such as tobacco, flour, shoes, and clothing. Elizabeth Huston of Paris, Ill., donated this volume to the Library in 1964.

722 Hutchins, Thomas (1730-89). Papers, 1750-89Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 4 items and 1 microfilm reel)

This collection contains transcripts and microfilm of materials in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The transcripts include the "Journal of a March from Fort Pitt to Venango and from thence to Presqu' Isle," "Extract from Gordon's Journal Down the Ohio, 1766," "Remarks on the Country of Illinois," and a 1784 ...

723 Hutchinson, Phebe Jane Morrison (1854-1931). Memoir, 1930Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Phebe Jane Morrison Hutchison was born in Cherry Fork, Ohio, but moved to Oak Grove, McLean County, Ill., in 1856. In this memoir, written in 1930, she recalls her early life, household and farming experiences, school and church events, and family and community gatherings. Her childhood reactions to the Civil ...



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