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Early Illinois Railroads. A Paper Read Before The Chicago Historical Society, Tuesday Evening, February 20, 1883 by  Wm. K Ackerman

Early Illinois Railroads. A Paper Read Before The Chicago Historical Society, Tuesday Evening, February 20, 1883

by Wm. K Ackerman

First edition. 8vo. Fergus Historical Series Number Twenty-Three. Printed yellow wrappers, 174 [1] 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

$225.00