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Schuyler County, Illinois Old Times in Schuyler – “Rifle Was Needed Equipment”

This article were originally prepared, written and published by Howard F. Dyson in The Rushville Times during the year 1918. Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. This article reports how important a rifle was and reveals some of the source of revenue for early pioneers such as fur, peltry, bee hunting, rafting logs, staves and hoop-poles. It also mentions traveling by steamboat.

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Schuyler County, Illinois Old Times in Schuyler – “First Settlement in Schuyler”

This article were originally prepared, written and published by Howard F. Dyson in The Rushville Times during the year 1918. Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. When Rev. Chauncey Hobart, then a resident of Red Wing, Minn., received the report of the first old settlers’ meeting he responded with the following letter, which is an authentic account of the first settlement of Schuyler

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