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Box 1


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Account ledger, 1860-1869

 File — Box: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Edward D. Sweeney account ledger, 1860-1869, primarily contains the business records of Edward Sweeney, a Rock Island lawyer, particularly related to bounty claims following the American Civil War. Most of these claims were initiated by widows, parents, or legal gardians of orphaned children seeking pensions for family members who died in combat, but many claims are related to back pay of discharged soldiers. Along with these records, Sweeney pasted in notes and newsclippings related to...
Dates: 1860-1869