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OFFICERS OF THE SOCIETY.

President, Hon. Clark E. Carr.......

....... Galesburg First Vice President, Hon. Smith D. Atkins........................ Freeport

Second Vice President, Hon. L. Y. Sherman ....................... Springfield

Third Vice President, Hon. Andrew Russel.

...Jacksonville Board of Directors, Edmund J. James, President of the University of Illinois ....

...... Urbana-Champaign M. H. Chamberlin. .......

..............Lebanon Hon. Richard Yates.....

.....Springfield J. H. Burnham ...

... Bloomington E. B. Greene, University of Illinois... .......... Urbana Jessie Palmer Weber ............... ....Springfield *Hon. Wm. H. Collins...

....Quincy Hon. J. 0. Cunningham...

........ Urbana George W. Smith, Southern Illinois Normal University ..

........ Carbondale Hon. W. T. Norton......

........ Alton Hon. Wm. A. Meese..

...... Moline Dr. Otto L. Schmidt....

.. Chicago Richard V. Carpenter...

...Belvidere Edward C. Page, Northern Illinois State Normal School ............

............ DeKalb J. W. Clinton ...

....Polo Secretary and Treasurer, Mrs. Jessie Palmer Weber.................Springfield

Honorary Vice Presidents, The Presidents of Local Historical Societies.

* Deceased.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

1. Officers of the Illinois State Historical Society.. 3

2. William A. Meese Nathaniel Pope............ 7

3. Isabel Jamison—Independent Military Com-

panies of Sangamon County in the 30's...... 22

4. Avery N. BeebeJudge Theophilus L. Dickey,

and the first Murder Trial in Kendall County. 49

5. Edward Coles-Second Governor of Illinois.

Correspondence with Rev. Thomas Lippin-

cott .... ................................ 59

6. Letters from Gov. John Reynolds .............. 64

7. Elbert Waller-Kaskaskia Destroyed by a Curse

A Tradition .....

8. J. Nick Perrin—The Wood River Massacre. An

Address .................................. 70

9. Charles N. Akers—The Ebenezer Manual Labor

School and its Indian Pupils................. 74

10. Mrs. Elizabeth J. Osborne Ebenezer Manual

Labor School. Some Reminiscences......... 80

11. Reprints from Old Books and Periodicals. Ex-

tracts from the Memoir of Alvan Stone, 1831-

1833 ...................................... 83

12. Book Reviews ............................... 99

Great Britain in the Illinois Country. 1763-

1774. By Clarence E. Carter. Reviewed by

E. C. Page ...............

...... 101

History of the City of Cairo, Illinois. By John

M. Lansden .......

........... 104

Pioneer Congregational Ministers in Illinois.

By Dr. G. F. S. Savage. Reprinted in the
Journal of the Illinois State Historical So-
ciety for April, 1910. Some errors cor-

rected by Hon. W. T. Norton. For the Truth

of History ............................. 106

Minor Notices ..

... 109

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