Chicago (Classic Reprint)

Chicago (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Chicago On the second floor is the library with its many thousands Of rare historical books, maps and news papers, also its fine paintings. Here can be seen many letters Of early explorers, including La Salle and Tonti, the diaries and letters Of many famous Americans, and other interesting documents. The Chicago Historical Society is the Official historian Of our city. It was founded in January, 1856, just nineteen years after Chicago became a city, and forty-four years after the Fort Dear born Massacre. We are grateful to the founders - William Brown, William B. Ogden, and William Berry - and to the many Officers and public spirited citizens who have continued the fine work Of the Chicago Historical Society. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243326092
  • 9780243326099