H. Riley Bock Collection, 1853-1970 (CA6725)

0.2 cubic feet

Material collected by H. Riley Boch, of New Madrid, Missouri. The bulk of the items are oversize and concern the city of New Madrid and New Madrid County, Missouri. They include a special car bill, c. 1921; Sheriff commission certificates, 1892-1919; circuit and county court appointment certificates, 1865-1942; land deeds and records, 1853-1857. Also included are certificates and miscellaneous records for members of the Bock family; reproductions and photographs of the New Madrid County Courthouse and jail house, the city of New Madrid, and of H. Riley Bock. Lastly, the collection includes Civil War letters sent to Colonel A. C. Riley, 1862-1864; miscellaneous material collected by Helen Wilson from the University of Missouri, 1936-1938; and personal items of H. Riley Bock.



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