Knox College Railroads in the Midwest: Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
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The Illinois Central Rail-Road Company offers for sale over 2,000,000 acres selected farming and wood lands, in tracts of forty acres and upwards, to suit purchasers, on long credits, and at low rates of interest, situated on each side of their rail-road, extending all the way from the extreme north to the south of the state of Illinois
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TitleThe Illinois Central Rail-Road Company offers for sale over 2, 000, 000 acres selected farming and wood lands, in tracts of forty acres and upwards, to suit purchasers, on long credits, and at low rates of interest, situated on each side of their rail-road, extending all the way from the extreme north to the south of the state of Illinois
DescriptionIncludes a general description of Illinois with inducements to settlement in the form of letters from Illinois residents, primarily farmers, describing their experience in Illinois.
Subject (LCSH)Railroad land grants--Illinois; Illinois--Description and travel
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois
Time Period1850-1860
CreatorIllinois Central Railroad Company
PublisherNew York: John W. Amerman, printer
ContributorsJohn Wilson; G.W. Gilson; B.G. Roots; John Williams; John S. Barger; James Phillips; A.J. Galloway; C.G. Taylor; W.H. Munn; L.G. Chase; Daniel Arter; H.H. Hendrick ;W.R. Harris; Joseph C. Orth; J. Ambrose Wight; H. Bradley;
Date1856
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierFinley Collection
Languageeng
Has PartOutline map of Illinois; Railway gude to the Illinois Central Rail Road lands
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
Date Digital2009-10-19
Physical Description64 p. : 2 maps ; 23 cm.
FilenameFarming_and_Wood_Lands_1856.pdf
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