Subscription list for construction of a railroad depot in Wilmette dated December 1, 1873

Media Type:
Item Type:
Names of contributors to the construction of a brick depot in Wilmette, Illinois, on the Chicago and Northwestern Railway line.
Date of Publication:
1 Dec 1873
Personal Name(s):
Dingee, Henry A. ; Gage, John ; Foster, John H. ; McDaniel, Alexander ; Westerfield, John G.
Local identifier:
Document 29
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Full Text

Subscription paper

For New Brick Depot


We the undersigned hereby

agree to pay the sums set opposite

our respective names for the

purpose of erecting an completing

a Railway station on the line

of the Chicago and North Western

Railway at Wilmette Cook County

Illinois. The amount to be

paid on demand to A. McDaniels [sic]

Treasurer and the station to be

built under the Supervision of

a Building Committee composed

of A. McDaniel [,] J. G. Westerfield [,]

and C. D. Paul according to

plans and specifications approved

by the said Railway Company.

Dated [?] this 1 Dec 1873

[three columns: paid, name, amount]

Deed of insurance company for old depot $493.00

[written in pencil]

[It is not clear if this note was in the

original document or added later]

paid Henry A. Dingee $300.00

paid Alexander McDaniel $200.00

C. D. Paul $200.00

paid Asahel Gage $300.00

paid [illegible] $100.00

paid Thos. P. [?] Ryan $100.00

paid Obadiah Huse $ 50.00

paid A. McDaniel's subscription $500.00

over the other side


paid John Gage $200.00

paid The Heirs of John H. Foster $ 50.00

paid A. McDaniel's 3rd Subscription $700.00

paid John G. Westerfields [sic] $200.00

paid H. A. Dingee's 2nd Subscription $100.00

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Subscription list for construction of a railroad depot in Wilmette dated December 1, 1873