Berdan family papers  1819-1857
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Journal of David Berdan, Sr.,  October 15, 1819-March 26, 1820 [series] (254 pp.)
Detailing the exploration of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois on behalf of the New York Emigration Society, With a colored, topographical map of surveyed part of Illinois along the east side of the Illinois River from its mouth to the Spoon River. Shows range and township lines in early versions of Madison and Bond counties. Forested river valleys shown by color.