Weik, Jesse William
- Existence: 1857 - 1930
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S0042
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 12 letters and one envelope. The oldest letter, dated Feb. 8, 1888, is to James C. Clarke recommending Jesse W. Weik of Greencastle, Indiana, for "any favors you can show him."Four letters from 1900 to 1904 were typed on United States Senate letterhead. They are to Senator Cushman K. Davis, Joseph Oliver, Albert A. Wilcox, and Julius Chambers. They are all social, not business, letters. He told Senator Davis: "Mrs. Fairbanks joins me in most cordial...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and political and business papers from Jesse Kilgour Dubois ranging from 1830 to 1920 pertaining to his work as Illinois Receiver of Public Moneys (1849-1853), his land investments and interests in land drainage (1840s-1850s); the Illinois State Auditor's office and the presidential campaigns of 1860 and 1864; and Abraham Lincoln's life.There is also a certificate of commission as a major general in 1864 during the U.S. Civil War and copies...