Publication: Fergus Printing Company, 1884, Chicago
First edition. 8vo. Fergus Historical Series Number Twenty-Three. Printed yellow wrappers, 174  pp., chapter end notes, appendix, index. The author was President of the Illinois Central Railroad at the time. Notes by Hon. John Wentworth. An appendix is provided with the Breese - Douglas Correspondence on the inception and origin of the Illinois-Central Railroad, and the origin of Names of the Stations on the Illinois-Central Railroad. Surprisingly, this book has never been read with the majority of pages un-cut. It is a fine, unread copy in bright, original wrappers.
Inventory Number: 34371