Clark County Illinois
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History Book Transcription

Clark County Illinois History

Hon H.C. Bell 1907

Table of Contents:
INDEX
CHAPTER I.
General Feature

CHAPTER II.
Early History—Formation of County—Location of County Seats—Court
Houses, etc

CHAPTER III.
The County Seat Goes to Darwin—Darwin Feels Her Importance—Expands and Prospers—County Seat Again Changes—This Time to Marshall

CHAPTER IV.
Bench of Clark County—Incidents Thereto—Comments Thereon—Early

CHAPTER V.
Bar of Clark County—County Officials—Appointees From Clark County and Incidents, Comments, etc.,    Thereto

CHAPTER VI.
Early Settlers—Old-time Lawyers—Old-time Doctors—Old-time Prominent Men—Striking Incidents. Occurrences, etc.. of Early Clark County History

CHAPTER VII.
Town and Townships—Cities and Villages—Newspapers   

CHAPTER VIII.
Internal Improvements—The National Road—The Vandalia, Big Four and Other Railroads—Drainage, Ditches, Levees, Pearl Fishing, etc.

CHAPTER IX.
Churches—Secret and Benevolent Societies—Soldiers—Pensions 

CHAPTER X.
Educational Interests—Oil and Gas

CHAPTER XI.
Oil and Gas Discovery—Development and Production of Clark County.

CHAPTER XII.
Conclusion    

CHAPTER XIII.
Citizens of Clark County—Personal Sketches of the Citizens of Clark County- Are Arranged in Accordance with the Alphabet






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