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Letter from N. Bushnell to Lucius Gary, Oct. 18, 1854
Letter from N. Bushnell to Lucius Gary, Oct. 18, 1854
TitleLetter from N. Bushnell to Lucius Gary, Oct. 18, 1854
DescriptionLetter from N. Bushnell, President of the Northern Cross Rail Road Company, to Lucius Gary, Treasurer of the Knox Manual Labor College, dated October 18, 1854. Letter references an enclosed stock certificate, which is provided in payment for property sold to the Rail Road for "property adjoining Galesburg."
SubjectCorrespondence
Subject (LCSH)Knox College; Northern Cross Rail Road Company; Gary, Lucius; Bushnell, N.;
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois--Galesburg
Time Period1850-1860
CreatorBushnell, N.
ContributorsNorthern Cross Rail Road Company
Date1854
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierLocal History Series--Railroads--Various railroad lines
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
TranscriptNorthern Cross Rail Road Office
Quincy Oct 13th 1854

Lucius Gary Esq.
Treasurer of the Knox Manual Labor College
Galesburg


Dear Sir Enclosed please find certificate for sixty shares of non-interest paying stock in this company, issued in due form to the Trustees of your College, being in payment of property adjoining Galesburg conveyed to this company on the 9th inst. & for same work I have receipted to the company as your agent, under your memorandum given to me for that purpose

I also herewith enclose you the company [?] duly executed providing against the sale of intoxicating liquors on the Premises sold—


I trust you will find the certificate & the [?] all earnest & will be obliged for your receipt for the service


Yours Respectfully

N. Bushnell
Date Digital2009-02-23
Physical Description8 x 10 in. paper
FilenameNorthernCrossRR_letter.jpg
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