United States Congress. House of Representatives, Papers, 1803-1820 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: United States Congress. House of Representatives, Papers, 1803-1820
Collection identifier: 344
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet
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Scope and Contents: This collection contains photocopies of papers from the House of Representatives, mainly memorials, petitions, and other communications from the people in the Illinois country. These documents concern such questions as the separation of Illinois from the Indiana Territory, land grants and titles, slavery, Indian trade and expenditures, protection of the frontier, postal service, and roads.