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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 14, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 9

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OUTBURSTS OF EVERETT TRUE
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Feb. 14, 1823. The general as
sembly of Illinois appointed five
commissioners to devise measures
for uniting the waters of Lake Mich
igan and the Illinois river. The plan
of a canal at this point had been en
tertained for some years, a full re
port respecting it having been made
to the war department by Maj. Ste
phen H. Long in March, 1817, and
laid before congress in December,
1819,
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