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Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois : Containing Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Leading Citizens

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.... In 1804 he obtained a cession from the Indians of all the land between the Illinois River and the Mississippi. In 1812 he was made Major-General of ... ...name of Hanks, some of whom now remain in Adams, and others in Macon County, Illinois. My paterna' grandfather, Abra- ham Lincoln, emigrated from Rock... ... ABRAHAM LINCOLN. I continued till I was twenty-two. At twenty-one I came to Illinois and passed the first year in Macon County. Then I got to New Sal... ...e a trading voyage to New Orleans as " bow-hand " on a flatboat ; removed to Illinois in 1830; helped his father build a log house and clear a farm on... ...ectly well the motives and the record .of its author, Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois, then popu- larly designated as the " Little Giant." The latter ...

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