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Jacksonville is to be lighted with gas. A company has been organized for that purpose.  [Illinois State Chronicle (Decatur, Illinois) April 17 1856 - Submitted by Nancy Piper]

Gas at Jacksonville
A Gas Light and Coke Company has just been organized at Jacksonville, the building have been contracted for and their erection will soon be commenced. The contract contemplates the erection of works of the most complete character, with three miles of main piper, at a cost of $45,000.
[Illinois State Chronicle (Decatur, Illinois) May 28 1857 - Submitted by Nancy Piper]


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