Knox College Railroads in the Midwest: Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
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The Illinois Central Railroad Company offers for sale over 1,500,000 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 railroad, extending all the way from the extreme north to the south of the state of Illinois
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TitleThe Illinois Central Railroad Company offers for sale over 1, 500, 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 railroad, extending all the way from the extreme north to the south of the state of Illinois
DescriptionDescribes lands for purchase in Illinois, discusses agricultural and mineral resources of Illinois and gives current prices for corn, wheat and oats. Letters of testimony to living in Illinois are given from: G.W. Gilson, B.G. Roots, John Williams, Rev. John S. Barger, James Phillips, A.J. Galloway, C.G. Taylor, L.G. Chase, Daniel Arter, Joseph C. Orth, J. Ambrose Wight, John S. Peironnel, Wm. P. West.
Subject (LCSH)Railroad land grants--Illinois; Illinois--Description and travel; Illinois Central Railroad Company;
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois
Time Period1850-1860
CreatorIllinois Central Railroad Company
PublisherBoston, G. C. Rand & Avery, Printers
ContributorsG.W. Gilson; B.G. Roots; John Williams; Rev. John S. Barger; James Phillips; A.J. Galloway; C.G. Taylor; L.G. Chase; Daniel Arter; Joseph C. Orth; J. Ambrose Wight; John S. Peironnel; Wm. P. West;
Date1857
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierFinley Collection F545.I31
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
Date Digital2009-11-18
Physical Description80 p. incl. front., illus. 2 maps (1 double) 23 cm.
FilenameIllinoisCentral_1500000acres.pdf
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