Thomas Carlin correspondence, 1838-1842.

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Illinois. Governor (1838-1842 : Carlin). Thomas Carlin correspondence, 1838-1842.

Thomas Carlin correspondence, 1838-1842.

Correspondence concerns financing the Illinois and Michigan Canal, bonded indebtedness, British bank failures, the General Assembly, public lands, and establishment of a hospital in Chicago. The correspondence contains militia lists, military requisitions, appointment requests, transmission of laws and resolutions between state governments and recommendations for job seekers. Correspondents include bond agents underwriting canal construction, bankers, U.S. senators, Illinois and Michigan Canal commissioners, legislators, county officials and military officers.

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