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4 edition of Early Illinois railroads found in the catalog.

Early Illinois railroads

a paper read before the Chicago Historical Society, Tuesday evening, February 20, 1883

by William K. Ackerman

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Published by Fergus Printing Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Wm. K. Ackerman; notes by Hon. John Wentworth ; also, an appendix with the Breese-Douglas correspondence on the inception and origin of the Illinois-Central Railroad, and the origin of names of stations on the Illinois-Central Railroad
SeriesFergus" historical series -- no. 23.
ContributionsWentworth, John, 1815-1888, Breese, Sidney, 1800-1878, Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861, Illinois History Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24331665M
OCLC/WorldCa4680685

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