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THE 30 THOUSAND PAGES OF DOCUMENTS ARE FROM ILLINOIS’ CIVIL WAR GOVERNOR…RICHARD YATES SENIOR, COVERING EVERYTHING FROM MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE TO PERSONAL LETTERS. LIBRARY SPOKESPERSON CHRIS WILLS SAYS THEY ARE LOOKING FOR HISTORY BUFFS TO HELP TRANSCRIBE THEM.

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TO JOIN THE PROJECT…VISIT THE WEBSITE: CHRONICLING ILLINOIS DOT ORG.

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