Chicago America S Railroad Capital

Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760346038
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"A history of the development of Chicago as a railroad hub, from its earliest days to the present, illustrated with color and black and white photographs, maps, and railroad memorabilia"-Provided by publisher.

Historic Illinois

Author: Janice A. Petterchak
Publisher: HPN Books
ISBN: 1893619494
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An Illustrated History Clarence Anthony Scheel, Janice A. Petterchak. railroad
line contributed to its eventual demise. Brooklyn would ... In the Chicago area, fur
trader Gurdon S. Hubbard purchased the American Fur Company's property and
became one of the town's first entrepreneurs. ... As settled areas of the state
expanded, the General Assembly voted to relocate the capital. ... Then at
Shawneetown in 1836, a red-brick Greek Revival bank building replaced the
small log structure.

Illustrated Hand Book Of American Travel

Author: Daniel Appleton
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hundred miles of railway are completed, and many other routes are in progress in
Wisconsin. The Chicago and Milwaukee extends along tfie western shore from
Lake Michigan, 85 miles from Chicago to Milwaukee, connecting with various ...

The American Phrenological Journal And Life Illustrated

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On the 3d of October, 1836, just after graduating at Dartmouth College, he turned
his face West to “seek his fortune,” his capital amounting ... During this Western
tour, he saw and traveled in a railroad car and steamboat for the first time in his
life. ... Thence he went to Chicago, commenced the study of law, and soon
became (in 1836) the editor and proprietor of the ... While he struggled hard to
redeem his - press, the history of the times shows that he met every question with

An Illustrated History Of Sacramento County California

Author: Winfield J. Davis
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Containing a History of Sacramento County from the Earliest Period of Its
Occupancy to the Present Time, Together with ... Its Most Eminent Men, and
Biographical Mention of Many of Its Pioneers and Also Prominent Citizens of
Today Winfield J. Davis ... his regiment in the fall of 1864, and was located at
Rennes, depart. ment Ille-et-Vilaine, the capital of French Britany. ... Railroad
Company, at Sacramento, is a native of Madison County, New York, born at
Brookfield, February 26, 1836, ...

A Dictionary Geographical Statistical And Historical Of Various Countries Places And Principal Natural Objects In The World Illustrated With Maps

Author: John Ramsay McCulloch
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The smelting of lead ore on the banks of the Rock River began only in 1822, from
which period to Dec., 1836, 70,420,357 lbs. of lead had been ... (American
Almanack.) ... This canal, which was begun in 1830, Is to reach from Chicago to
the town of Peru, a distance of 95 m. ... Three railroads have been commenced
by private companies, many more being projected at the charge of the state. ... In
1837, 4 banks of its own, and 6 branch banks, with a united capital of 2,800,000


Author: Boston Public Library
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4368.65 Strong, Moses M. History of the territory of Wisconsin, from 1836 to 1S48
. Preceded by an ... "6470.61 Reprint from The illustrated history of Kings county,
ed. by Dr. H. R. Sliles. Stuart ... An investor's notes on American railroads. N. Y.,
1S86. ... A series of sermons relating to labor and capital. ... Chicago, 1886. Illus.
12°. 4502.66 Taylor, R. Whately C. Introduction to a history of the factory system.

An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map Of Holt County Mo

Author: Brink, McDonough & Co
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1846 1843 1844 ls45. 1847 1848 ... Commonwealth of Australia celebrated its
tenth anniversary by approval of site for federal capital in district of Yasscanberra.

The National Cyclopaedia Of American Biography

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Being the History of the United States as Illustrated in the Lives of the Founders,
Builders, and Defenders of the Republic, ... In the fall of 1836 he journeyed west
and was one of the earliest settlers of Beloit, Wis., which town he named and
where ... In 1860 he assisted in the building of the Chicago & Galena Railroad
from Rockford, Ill., to Beloit, and he helped to build ... Fisher & Co., and in 1872
the business was incorporated as the Union Bag & Paper Co., with a capital of