Early times in Pekin and Tazewill County

Early times in Pekin and Tazewill County

Dates: approximately 1860

Handwritten speech probably written around the year 1860. It starts with the words "Ladies and Gentlemen." The speech outlines the histories of Pekin and Tazewill Counties in Illinois from the earliest days of exploration.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.) : 30 p.
  • Creator: Bates, Wlliam H., fl. 1860
  • Call Number: MSS 870
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 870; Early times in Pekin and Tazewill County; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 870, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Expeditions and Adventure; Immigration and American Expansion; Pekin County (Ill.)--History; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Tazewell County (Ill.)--History
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Early times in Pekin and Tazewill County
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:17-0600
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Biographical History

Illinois historian.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts