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1847 [2014/09/29 17:19]
jgregory
1847 [2018/07/06 11:18]
bstriker [Boone County]
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   * The Burlington-Florence Turnpike is incorporated.   * The Burlington-Florence Turnpike is incorporated.
   * The [[towns]] of [[Burlington]] and [[Hamilton]] are authorized to levy real estate taxes. ​ Burlington is also authorized to levy a poll tax.   * The [[towns]] of [[Burlington]] and [[Hamilton]] are authorized to levy real estate taxes. ​ Burlington is also authorized to levy a poll tax.
-  * An election [[precincts|precinct]] is established in [[Walton]] at the home of [[Garrett Brooks]].+  * An election [[precincts|precinct]] is established in [[Walton]] at the home of Garrett Brooks.
   * John P. Gaines becomes the first Boone County native elected to the U.S. Congress.   * John P. Gaines becomes the first Boone County native elected to the U.S. Congress.
   * David Leidy begins a scientific description of the fauna of [[Big Bone]].   * David Leidy begins a scientific description of the fauna of [[Big Bone]].
1847.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/06 11:19 by bstriker