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Farms -- Illinois

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Sawyer Collection

Identifier: M79:1
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Sawyer Collection consists of account books, diaries, farm books and diaries of various members of the Sawyer family. Benjamin Sawyer was a prominent figure in the Alton, Illinois community as a graduate of Shurtleff College and an inspector of public improvement. The collection also contains documents related to other members of the Sawyer family including John Y. Sawyer, a lawyer of Vandalia, Illinois, and Seth T. Sawyer. Travel accounts of trips to Colorado, Arizona, and the...
Dates: 1871 - 1916

Flagg Collection

Identifier: M79:2-M93:39
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between Gershom Flagg and his son Willard Cutting Flagg relating principally to the Flagg farm and its daily operation. Also included are account books, family journals/diaries and memorabilia. Gershom Flagg's letters were published in Pioneer Letters of Gershom Flagg edited by Solon J. Buck.

Dates: 1816 - 1981