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McDonough County 1878 History of McDonough County, Illinois,
by S. J. Clarke

Its Cities, Towns and Villages,
with Early Reminiscences, Personal Incidents and Anecdotes
and a Complete Business Directory of the County

Dated: 1878

In the year 1875, the author, S. J. Clarke, without a dollar in his pocket or to his credit, without material assistance of any kind from any source, began the compilation of this work that took him two full years to complete. The book contains information on early settlements, the years 1831-1838, personal incidents and anecdotes, home life and amusements, newspapers and railroads, division of the county, Temperance, 1857-1860, the war at home, the war in the field, new court house and jail, M'Donough County Agricultural Society, black laws, resources of the county, the bar of M'Donough County (judges), biographical sketches, political, education, industry, religious, pioneers, Macomb, Prarie City, Bushnell, Bardolph, Colchester, Tennessee, Hill's Grove and Colmar, Sciota, Good Hope, Adair, New Philadelphia, Walnut Grove and Scottsburg. There is so much information in this book.

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