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Canal Commissioner Certficate 1871
Canal Commissioner Certficate 1871
TitleCanal Commissioner Certficate 1871
DescriptionCertificate issued by John Palmer, Governor of Illinois, appointing Robert Milne as a Canal Commissioner for the State of Illinois. Dated March 21, 1871.
TranscriptState of Illinois,
Executive Department.
John M. Palmer, Governor of Illinois.

To all to Whom these Presents shall Come--Greeting: Know Ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity, diligence and discretion of Robert Milne,
I, John M. Palmer, Governor of the State of Illinois, for and on behalf of the People of said State, do Commission him Canal Commissioner in and for the State of Illinois
To have and to Hold the said office, with all the rights and emoluments thereto legally pertaining, until his successor shall be duly appointed and qualified to office.

In Testimony Whereof, I hereto set my hand and cause to be affixed the Great Seal of State. Done at the City of Springfield, this 21st day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one and of the Independence of the United States the ninety fifth.

John M. Palmer,

By the Governor:
Edward Rummel,
Secretary of State.
SubjectMilne, Robert Hawley (1805-1891); Illinois and Michigan Canal (Ill.) -- History; Lockport (Ill.) -- History; Milne Family Collection
Publisher (Digital)Lewis University
DateMarch 21, 1871
IdentifierCanal Com Certificate 1871.tif
SourceClick on this link for more historical information on the Joliet, Illinois area. http://www.lewisu.edu/imcanal
RightsAll rights held by Lewis University. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection at 815-836-5665.
CollectionRobert Hawley Milne Papers (Lewis University)
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