The History of Carroll County, Illinois: Containing a History of the County-its Cities, Towns, Etc., a Biographical Directory ... War Record ... Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men ... History of the Northwest ... Illinois ... Miscellaneous Matters, Etc (Google eBook)

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H. F. Kett & Company, 1878 - Carroll County (Ill.) - 483 pages
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