History of Piatt County; together with a brief history of Illinois from the discovery of the upper Mississippi to the present time
660 Pages
English
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History of Piatt County; together with a brief history of Illinois from the discovery of the upper Mississippi to the present time

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660 Pages
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LI E> R.AR.YOF THEUN IVERSITYOF ILLINOIS?57coo.HISTORICAL SURVP,'ILUKOtSHORARYTHE/; OF ILLINOISHISTORYOFPIATT COUNTYTOGETHER WITH AFROM THEUPPER MISSISSIPPI THEDISCOVERY OF THE TO PRESENT TIME.BYC. PIATT.EMMAlittle God send theebooke,"Go, good passage,And let this bespecially thy prayre,Unto them all that thee will read or hear,thou art after their toWhere wrong, help call,to correct in or all."Thee any partChaucer.MAP AND ILLUSTRATIONS.WITHDEDICATION.TO MY MOTHER,TO MY FATHERTHETHEY ENDUREDWITH WHICHTO THE FORTITUDEAS A TRIBUTEPIONEERTRIALS OF LIFE,I AFFECTIONATELYFOR DOOF MY LOVEAND BECAUSE THEM,THIS BOOK.DEDICATEPIATT.EMMA C.WK do not this to tlie as a modelbookpresent public literarybut it to be classed with historieseffort, expect county only.Neither do we claim it to be a since nocomplete history, completewas ever written. But we do claim it to be a record ofhistorythe items that could be one inmost collectedimportant by personover two of labor. The of the book is toyears unceasing objectcertain valuable items relative to the andcounty's pastpreservebut for the of such a could notwhich, book,present, preparationhave been collected. With the memories of the citizens,failingand the of of the the forawaypassing many pioneers, opportunitysuch items would soon have been lost.obtainingThe writer has neither trouble nor and intime,spared expense,addition to 172 miles rail within the limits of theby county,ridinghas ...

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LI E> R.AR.Y OF THE UN IVERSITY OF ILLINOIS ?57 coo. HISTORICAL SURVP,'ILUKOtS HORARY THE / ; OF ILLINOIS HISTORY OF PIATT COUNTY TOGETHER WITH A FROM THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI THEDISCOVERY OF THE TO PRESENT TIME. BY C. PIATT.EMMA little God send theebooke,"Go, good passage, And let this bespecially thy prayre, Unto them all that thee will read or hear, thou art after their toWhere wrong, help call, to correct in or all."Thee any part Chaucer. MAP AND ILLUSTRATIONS.WITH