Titolo: FERGUS HISTORICAL SERIES NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 9
Casa editrice: FERGUS PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO, IL
Data di pubblicazione: 1876
Legatura: Hard Cover
Condizione libro: VERY GOOD CONDITION
Condizione sovraccoperta: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Edizione: First Edition.
Tipologia articolo: HISTORY
A BOUND VOLUME OF THE FIRST NINE ISSUES IN 1876 OF THE FERGUS PRINTING COMPANY'S HISTORICAL ESSAYS ABOUT THE CITY OF CHICAGO AND ITS RESIDENT'S EARLIEST YEARS PLUS SEVERAL ADDITIONAL ESSAYS. THEY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TITLES; (1) "THE ANNALS OF CHICAGO: A LECTURE DELIVERED BEFORE THE CHICAGO LYCEUM, JANUARY 21, 1840 BY JOSEPH N. BALESTIER, REPUBLISHED FROM THE ORIGINAL EDITION OF 1840, WITH AN INTRODUCTION WRITTEN BY THE AUTHOR IN 1876, AND ALSO A REVIEW OF THE LECTURE, PUBLISHED IN THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE IN 1872,." ; (2) "FERGUS' DIRECTORY OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, 1839, WITH CITY AND COUNTY OFF ICERS, CHURCHES, PUBLIC BUILDINGS, HOTELS, ETC, ALSO, LIST OF SHERIFFS OF COOK COUNTY AND MAYORS OF THE CITY SINCE THEIR ORGANIZATION: TOGETHER WITH POLL-LIST OF THE FIRST CITY ELECTION - TUESDAY, MAY 20, 1837. AND ALSO LIST OF PURCHASES OF LOTS IN FORT DEARBORN ADDITION, THE NO. OF THE LOTS, AND THE PRICES PAID, 1839, ETC, ETC, COMPILED BY ROBERT FERGUS. WITH AN ENGRAVING OF ROBERT FERGUS." (3) "THE LAST OF THE ILLINOIS AND A SKETCH OF THE POTTAWATOMIES. READ BEFORE THE CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY, DECEMBER 13, 1870, BY JOHN DEAN CATON, LL.D."; (3) "ORIGIN OF THE PRAIRIES READ BEFORE THE OTTAWA ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES, DECEMBER 30TH, 1869, BY HI=ON. JOHN DEAN CATON, LL.D., LATE CHIEF =-JUSTICE OF ILLINOIS." (4) "AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE EARLY MOVEMENT IN ILLINOIS FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF SLAVERY, READ AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY, DECEMBER 5TH, 1863, BY HON, WILLIAM H. BROWN, PAST PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY."; (5) "BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF SOME OF THE EARLY SETTLERS OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO. PART 1. S. LISLE SMITH, DR. PHILIP MAXWELL, RICHARD L. WILSON, URIAH P. HARRIS, GEORGE DAVIS, JOHN J. BROWN, COL. LEWIS C. KERCHIVAL, HENRY J. CLARKE, SAMUEL J. LOWE" Size: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8". Codice inventario libreria 002680
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