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The Past and Present of Boone County, Illinois; History of Boone County Illinois USA

Published by H.F. Kett & Co., Chicago Illinois
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Early days in Boone County, IL, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales, and factual data in this brand new 11" x 8.5" spiral-bound book, photocopied on 60# white offset paper. The 113-page book is an excerpt from the hard-to-find 1877 book, The Past and Present of Boone County, Illinois, published by H.F. Kett & Co., Chicago. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The biographical section of the book is available in a separate booklet. The full-color map reproduced from the original book shows the eight townships, roads, railroads, and other items of interest. Among the many subjects discussed are: Geography -- timber, water, geological formations, soil, minerals, etc.; General History -- while part of Winnebago County, boundaries, establishment of the county, early settlers, courts, the Belvidere Company, the county seat, names of grand jurors, Martin Thompson -- a model prisoner, two horse thieves, public buildings; Civil War -- the Citizens' War Fund with names of subscribers, names of the first 58 Civil War enlistees, a detailed "Boone County War Record" with sketches of various infantries, including many names; the Boone County Agricultural Society -- names of officials; Railroads; Schools; the city of Belvidere; Churches; Public Halls and Library; State Street Bridge; Manufacturing; Lodges; Newspapers; Banks; Hotels; Cemetery; the communities of Bonus, Caledonia, Boone, LeRoy, Flora, Spring, and Manchester; Senators and Representatives, Circuit Judges, Circuit Clerks, State's Attorneys; County and Town officers 1837 to 1877; Political and Personal Recollections; a "Record of the Old People", including Father Petre of Caledonia, aged 108 years; and other bits of history and trivia. Bookseller Inventory # 000807

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Title: The Past and Present of Boone County, ...

Publisher: H.F. Kett & Co., Chicago Illinois

Binding: Spiral/Comb

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Limited Edition Reprint

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Azarrow offers reproductions of rare historical sources. Our books cover local areas usually a single county, making them an excellent resource for genealogists and interesting reading for the serious history buff. Much of our material, including our Civil War material, is unavailable or nearly impossible to find anywhere else.

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