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History of Illinois Republicanism, embracing a history of the Republican party in the state to the present time with biographies of its founders and supporters also a chronological statement of (14767766555)

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Title: History of Illinois Republicanism, embracing a history of the Republican party in the state to the present time ... with biographies of its founders and supporters ... also a chronological statement of important political events since 1774
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Raum, Green B. (Green Berry), 1829-1909
Subjects: Republican Party (U.S.)
Publisher: Chicago, Rollins Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress



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erprise. Hisfather being a physician, he also studied for that profession, but decided to learna trade. He was a merchant tailor, and had a country store. He, with others,erected a woolen factory in 1828, which bid fair to become a paying institution,but the low tariff of 1833 threw open the American markets to foreign manu-facturers, and this enterprise, like thousands of others, failed. This disaster,and the hard times which followed the tariff legislation, broke Mr. Allertonsfortune and left him a poor man; but he retained his energy and perseverance.He was Deputy Sheriff of Duchess county for three years. In 1848 he boughta farm in Wayne county, his son, Samuel contributing largely to this result byhis industry and economy. Mr. Allerton lived upon this farm during the balanceof his life; he died at the mature age of ninety-nine, August 10, 1885. Mr.Allerton was a man of great force of character and sterling integrity, andexerted a powerful influence for good upon his children. 328
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