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Jerseyville, Feb 17. - The following real estate transfers were filed for record in the office of Circuit Clerk Robert B. Shortal in Jerseyville today
William J Boedy to David Hendricks 50 acres in Elsah township, Jersey county, for $3,500
L. T. Waggoner to Rachel M Moreland, lots 6, 7 and the west half of lot 8 in block 3 in Otterville, Jersey county for $181.50
Mary A Doenges to Henry Doenges, lot 11 in block 4 in the first extension to Barr Place addition to Jerseyville, for $2,500
Charles Campbell to Dorsen Campbell 50 acres in Richwoods township, Jersey county, for $1,800
Henry G Steiner to Emma Erwin lots 12, 13 in block 5 in Adam's addition to Jerseyville, for $2,250
Carl F Myer to John D Longwell, lot 14 in S H Bowman's addition to Jerseyville, for $60
Source: [The Illinois State Journal Springfield, Sunday, 18-Feb-1912; transcribed by Tammie]

State Approves $50,000 Park in Jersey County
Springfield, Nov. 10 - (AP), Governor Emmerson today approved plans for creating a new state park out of 2,000 acres bordering the Illinois River in Jersey County. Joe Page of Jerseyville and John D. McAdams of Alton, members of the local committee which obtained the $25,000 in subscriptions to the new park project, conferred with the governor today. The state will pay the remaining $25,000, according to the plan, out of the fund established by the legislature for acquisition of state parks.
Source: [Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections, Daily Illini, 11 November 1931]Transcribed by KP

Purchased Park Lands, Springfield, May 18, -- (AP)
Governor Emmerson announced today the purchase by the state of land in Jersey County near Grafton for development into a 1,600 acre state park.
[Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections, Daily Illini, 19 May 1932] Transcribed by KP