History of Lee County, Illinois, Volume 1

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S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914 - Lee County (Ill.)
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Page 260 - His chamber in the silent halls of death He went, not like the quarry slave, at night. Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust in God, he approached his grave Like one that draws the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
Page 337 - Statutes, are declared to belong to every corporation ; and shall be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any estate, real or personal, for the use of said corporation : Provided, that...
Page 188 - ... cheer, which rang through the darkness and by its heartiness (so I was informed) quieted the fears of some of the ladies whose husbands had at the tap on the window so mysteriously bounced out of bed and left them without saying a word. About this time, Mr. Morrill upon a vote of two freeholders at an election held for the purpose of voting upon the question of building a new schoolhouse, was building the stone structure for that purpose back of the Nachusa house, so the old building was sold...
Page 337 - Company," to be located in the town of Dixon, Ogle county; and by that name shall have power to contract and be contracted with, and may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, in all courts having competent jurisdiction, and...
Page 337 - Johnson, their associates and successors, be and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, under the name of the "Dixon Hotel Company...
Page 66 - VL • to e sold ; sioners, who, or a majority of them, after being sworn, faithfully and impartially to perform the duties required • of them by this act, shall proceed to...
Page 41 - To Victoire Pothier, one half section on the Chicago River, above and adjoining the tract of land herein granted to Billy Caldwell. To Jane Miranda, one quarter section on the Chicago River, above and adjoining the tract herein granted to Victoire Pothier. To Madeline, a Potawatamie woman, wife of Joseph Ogee, one section west of and adjoining the tract herein granted to Pierre Leclerc, at the Paw-paw Grove.
Page 66 - Baker, in said county, on the first Monday in May next, or as soon thereafter as may be, and...
Page 67 - DeKalb notice shall be given in like manner, by the clerks of the commissioners' court of Kane county. SEC. 12. The citizens of the counties hereby created, are entitled in all respects to the same rights and privileges as are allowed in general to other counties in this State.
Page 323 - That a special appropriation, not exceeding $200, be made for the purpose of meeting the expenses incurred on the occasion of "the laying of the corner stone of the New Medical Building.

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