Past and Present of DeKalb County, Illinois, Volume 1

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Pioneer Publishing Company, 1907 - De Kalb County (Ill.)

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Page 486 - Henderson exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party...
Page 582 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, but has never sought or desired office, preferring to give his time and attention to his business affairs, in which he is meeting with creditable and well-deserved success.
Page 43 - ... east on the northern boundary of the State, to the range line between ranges nine and ten east, thence south on said range line to the northern boundary of Ogle county, thence west on the northern boundary of Ogle county to and passing the northeast corner of the county to the line between section thirtythree and thirty-four in township twenty-six north, range five east, thence north to the place of beginning, shall form a county to be called Stephenson, as a tribute of respect to the late Colonel...
Page 542 - Bradshaw has given his allegiance to the republican party since age conferred upon him the right of franchise, but the honors and emoluments of office have had no attraction for him.
Page 228 - Thomas' left. Johnston had left Dalton and General Howard entered it and pressed his rear. Nothing saved Johnston's army at Resaca but the impracticable nature of the country, which made the passage of troops across the valley almost impossible.
Page 333 - Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise Found?
Page 363 - As the day, with its morning of hope and promise, its noontide of activity, its evening of completed and successful effort, ending in the grateful rest and quiet of the night — so was the life of this good man.
Page 559 - He was reared upon his father's farm and early became familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, for until twenty years of age he assisted in the plowing, planting and harvesting on his father's land.
Page 42 - Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That all that tract of country within the following boundaries...
Page 456 - No event of special importance occurred to vary the routine of farm life for...

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