Internet Archive BookReader - Illinois in 1837 : a sketch descriptive of the situation, boundaries, face of the country, prominent districts, prairies, rivers, minerals, animals, agricultural productions, public lands, plans of internal improvement, manufacturers, &c., of the state of Illinois : also, suggestions to emigrants, sketches of the counties, cities, and principal towns in the state : together with a letter on the cultiviation of the prairies, by the Hon. H. L. Ellsworth ; to which are annexed the letters from a rambler in the West