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The Resource Chicago River-and-Harbor convention : an account of its origin and proceedings, by William Mosley Hall, John Wentworth, Samuel Lisle Smith, Horace Greeley, Thurlow Weed ; together with, Statistics concerning Chicago / by Jesse B. Thomas and James L. Barton ; compiled by Robert Fergus

Chicago River-and-Harbor convention : an account of its origin and proceedings, by William Mosley Hall, John Wentworth, Samuel Lisle Smith, Horace Greeley, Thurlow Weed ; together with, Statistics concerning Chicago / by Jesse B. Thomas and James L. Barton ; compiled by Robert Fergus

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Chicago River-and-Harbor convention : an account of its origin and proceedings
Title
Chicago River-and-Harbor convention
Title remainder
an account of its origin and proceedings
Statement of responsibility
by William Mosley Hall, John Wentworth, Samuel Lisle Smith, Horace Greeley, Thurlow Weed ; together with, Statistics concerning Chicago / by Jesse B. Thomas and James L. Barton ; compiled by Robert Fergus
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eng
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1815-1897
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Fergus, Robert
Index
no index present
LC call number
F536
LC item number
.E82
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1812-
  • 1815-1888
  • 1817-1854
  • 1811-1872
  • 1797-1882
  • 1806-1850
  • -1869
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  • Hall, William Mosley
  • Wentworth, John
  • Smith, Samuel Lisle
  • Greeley, Horace
  • Weed, Thurlow
  • Thomas, Jesse B.
  • Barton, James L.
Series statement
Fergus' historical series, no. 18
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  • Harbor and River Convention
  • Harbor and River Convention
  • United States
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Illinois
  • United States
  • Commerce
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Chicago River-and-Harbor convention : an account of its origin and proceedings, by William Mosley Hall, John Wentworth, Samuel Lisle Smith, Horace Greeley, Thurlow Weed ; together with, Statistics concerning Chicago / by Jesse B. Thomas and James L. Barton ; compiled by Robert Fergus
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Includes index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Letters from Wm. Mosley Hall, the originator of the Convention -- Veto of the River-and-Harbor Bill -- The Lake Country -- Who is James K. Polk? -- Call for the New-York preliminary meeting -- New-York preliminary meeting, proceedings -- The Lakes and Western Rivers -- New-York resolutions -- Call for the Chicago preliminary meeting -- Chicago preliminary meeting -- Chicago resolutions -- Chicago Committee of Arrangements -- Chicago address to the People / by Hon. John Wentworth, Chairman -- Buffalo preliminary meeting, proceedings -- Buffalo resolutions -- Buffalo Committee of Arrangements -- Michigan-City preliminary meeting, proceedings -- Michigan-City resolutions -- Michigan-City committees -- Invitation to Daniel Webster / by Samuel Lisle Smith -- Signers of invitation to Daniel Webster -- Delegate meetings, Notice of -- Delegates to form in procession, Marshal's order -- Marshal's order of the day for 5th of July -- Account of the procession / by S. Lisle Smith -- Chicago in 1847 : officers, schools, churches, fire department, insti tutions, newspapers, etc. -- Proceedings of the Convention -- Rules for organization and voting -- Committee of Nomination and Rules -- Report of Nominating Committee -- Officers of the Convention -- Rules of the Convention -- List of Delegates, arranged by states alphabetically -- Committee on Resolutions -- Letter of Thomas H. Benton of Missouri -- Letter of Silas Wright -- Letter of Henry Clay -- Letter of Martin VanBuren -- Letter of Lewis Cass of Michigan -- Letter of Thomas B. Curtiss of Massachusetts -- Letter of Joseph Grinnell -- Letter of Bradford R. Wood of New York -- Letter of Alpheus Felch of Michigan -- Letter of George P. Barker of New York -- Letter of Washington Hunt of New York -- Resolutions of the Convention -- Letter of Daniel Webster -- Executive Committee -- Committee of the Whole -- Pacific-Railroad resolutions / by Wm. M. Hall -- Speech of Wm. M. Hall, on a National Railroad to the Pacific : the first public speech in its favor -- Letter of Dr. Harwell Carver of New York, one of the early advocates of a Pacific Railroad -- Letter of John M. Botts of Virginia -- Letter of Daniel Webster on internal improvements -- Remarks of John C. Spencer of New York, to the Convention on internal improvements -- Letter of John McLean of Michigan -- Letter of John Norvell of Michigan -- Letter of W.S. Archer of Virginia -- Abraham Lincoln, Notice of -- Samuel Lisle Smith : obituary -- Jesse B. Thomas : obituary : Horace Greeley's Report of the Convention -- Horace Greeley on internal improvements and party politics -- Thurlow Weed's Report of the Convention, etc. -- Edward Bates, President of the Convention, sketch of -- Statistics concerning Chicago / by Jesse B. Thomas -- Sketch of Chicago -- Population of Chicago for 1840, '43, and '45 -- Population of Cook County for 1845 -- Business occupations in Chicago -- Trade and commerce of Chicago from 1836 to 1847 -- Land sales in Chicago from 1835 to Nov., 1847 -- Marine of Lake Michigan -- Vessels built at Chicago from 1843 to 1847 -- Shipping list of Chicago for 1846 -- Losses on Lake Michigan from 1824 to 1847 -- The harbor at Chicago, Historical sketch of -- Illinois-and-Michigan Canal -- Port of Chicago : statistics / by Jas. L. Barton of Buffalo, N.Y
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
208 pages
Lccn
03024091
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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frontispiece (portrait)
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  • (OCoLC)03523835
  • (OCoLC)ocm03523835
Label
Chicago River-and-Harbor convention : an account of its origin and proceedings, by William Mosley Hall, John Wentworth, Samuel Lisle Smith, Horace Greeley, Thurlow Weed ; together with, Statistics concerning Chicago / by Jesse B. Thomas and James L. Barton ; compiled by Robert Fergus
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Letters from Wm. Mosley Hall, the originator of the Convention -- Veto of the River-and-Harbor Bill -- The Lake Country -- Who is James K. Polk? -- Call for the New-York preliminary meeting -- New-York preliminary meeting, proceedings -- The Lakes and Western Rivers -- New-York resolutions -- Call for the Chicago preliminary meeting -- Chicago preliminary meeting -- Chicago resolutions -- Chicago Committee of Arrangements -- Chicago address to the People / by Hon. John Wentworth, Chairman -- Buffalo preliminary meeting, proceedings -- Buffalo resolutions -- Buffalo Committee of Arrangements -- Michigan-City preliminary meeting, proceedings -- Michigan-City resolutions -- Michigan-City committees -- Invitation to Daniel Webster / by Samuel Lisle Smith -- Signers of invitation to Daniel Webster -- Delegate meetings, Notice of -- Delegates to form in procession, Marshal's order -- Marshal's order of the day for 5th of July -- Account of the procession / by S. Lisle Smith -- Chicago in 1847 : officers, schools, churches, fire department, insti tutions, newspapers, etc. -- Proceedings of the Convention -- Rules for organization and voting -- Committee of Nomination and Rules -- Report of Nominating Committee -- Officers of the Convention -- Rules of the Convention -- List of Delegates, arranged by states alphabetically -- Committee on Resolutions -- Letter of Thomas H. Benton of Missouri -- Letter of Silas Wright -- Letter of Henry Clay -- Letter of Martin VanBuren -- Letter of Lewis Cass of Michigan -- Letter of Thomas B. Curtiss of Massachusetts -- Letter of Joseph Grinnell -- Letter of Bradford R. Wood of New York -- Letter of Alpheus Felch of Michigan -- Letter of George P. Barker of New York -- Letter of Washington Hunt of New York -- Resolutions of the Convention -- Letter of Daniel Webster -- Executive Committee -- Committee of the Whole -- Pacific-Railroad resolutions / by Wm. M. Hall -- Speech of Wm. M. Hall, on a National Railroad to the Pacific : the first public speech in its favor -- Letter of Dr. Harwell Carver of New York, one of the early advocates of a Pacific Railroad -- Letter of John M. Botts of Virginia -- Letter of Daniel Webster on internal improvements -- Remarks of John C. Spencer of New York, to the Convention on internal improvements -- Letter of John McLean of Michigan -- Letter of John Norvell of Michigan -- Letter of W.S. Archer of Virginia -- Abraham Lincoln, Notice of -- Samuel Lisle Smith : obituary -- Jesse B. Thomas : obituary : Horace Greeley's Report of the Convention -- Horace Greeley on internal improvements and party politics -- Thurlow Weed's Report of the Convention, etc. -- Edward Bates, President of the Convention, sketch of -- Statistics concerning Chicago / by Jesse B. Thomas -- Sketch of Chicago -- Population of Chicago for 1840, '43, and '45 -- Population of Cook County for 1845 -- Business occupations in Chicago -- Trade and commerce of Chicago from 1836 to 1847 -- Land sales in Chicago from 1835 to Nov., 1847 -- Marine of Lake Michigan -- Vessels built at Chicago from 1843 to 1847 -- Shipping list of Chicago for 1846 -- Losses on Lake Michigan from 1824 to 1847 -- The harbor at Chicago, Historical sketch of -- Illinois-and-Michigan Canal -- Port of Chicago : statistics / by Jas. L. Barton of Buffalo, N.Y
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
208 pages
Lccn
03024091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
frontispiece (portrait)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03523835
  • (OCoLC)ocm03523835

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