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CHAPTER XI
CHAPTER XX
CHAPTER LIX
CHAPTER CVII

 

Excerpts from Reynold's History of Illinois

My Own Times

 

EMBRACING ALSO

 

THE HISTORY OF MY LIFE

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by

JOHN REYNOLDS

LATE GOVERNOR OF ILLINOIS, MEMBER OF CONGRESS, STATE SENATOR, AND REPRESENTATIVE, ETC., ETC.

CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY

1879

Chapter XI   Fort Jefferson.-Its History.-Sketch of Captain Piggot's life. -Sickness of the Garrison.-Indian Assaults.-Heroic Defence.-Abandonment of the Fort.-Piggot's Fort.-The Ferry opposite St. Louis, Missouri

Chapter XX  The Increase of Population and the Extension of the Settlements in Illinois from 1805 to 1809, the Time of the Formation of Illinois Territory.-The Monks of La Trappe. -Shawneetown Increased

Chapter LIX The Arrival of General La Fayette in the United States in 1824.-His Visit to Illinois in 1825.

Chapter CVII  The First Railroad Constructed West of the Mountains by the Author and Others.-Other Railroads in Illinois.

 

 

 

 

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