Tells her of a ball in Elkart, Indiana. Describes his fellow-travelers on the trip to Chicago. Marked "Thomas Wentworth Higginson" in pencil. Courtesy of Boston Public Library
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870 by James Van Vechten in the Clerks Office for the Northern District of Illinois." LC Land ownership maps, 106 Available also through the Library of Congres... more
America Transformed: As people flocked to cities in the late 19th century, Americans recognized that cities lacked space where locals could enjoy nature and its health benefits. In 1869, Chicago decided that it... more
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 24.
LC Land ownership maps, 107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "index to cities, villages, post offices, railroad stations etc." and "index to townships." Insets... more
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1890 by F.M. Snyder in the Office of the Librarian Congress at Washington D.C." LC Land ownership maps, 108 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... more