New territory and public lands in the state of Illinois, 1828-1846 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
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Scope and Contents: "Territory of Hurson. Memorial of the Inhabitants of the Town of Galena, in the State of Illinois" (US House of Representatives, 1828); "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury with a report of the survey of the northern boundary of Illinois, furnished in obedience to a resolution of the Senate of the 22d instant." (1835); "Illinois--Settlers on Unsurveyed Lands--Pre-Emption" (1837); "In Senate of the United States. Report to accompany bill S. No. 154" (1846) relate to the Committee on Public Lands to incorporate a company styled the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad Company to lay out and construct a railroad from the town of Galena to Chicago, Illinois.