Railroads -- Design and construction
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of an official canvass of votes cast in Berrien County, Michigan in the presidential election of 1848, and two bonds (1871, 1874) issued by the Township of Three Oaks to help pay for construction of the Michigan Central Railroad.
This collection consists of one document, a copy of a petition (1870) filed by the Michigan Air Line Railroad Company with the Probate Court of Jackson County, Michigan. The petition calls for the condemnation of land needed by the railroad for right of way through Jackson County. The land in question was owned by Henry Tefft and others.
This collection consists of letters addressed to Wessel Whittaker of New Buffalo, Michigan. His correspondents discuss agricultural prices and supplies in Milwaukee, construction of the Monroe-New Buffalo Railroad, and the Wing Party in New Buffalo. One letter (1838) was written by Millard Fillmore, then a member of Congress. Fillmore asked for information about land which he owned in Berrien County, Michigan.