|1.||Cairo, Illinois, 1856. ( New York: Baker and Goldwin), p. 18.|
|2.||The specific list of the materials examined is to be found in the bibliography.|
|3.||Floods of Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, Jan.-Feb. 1937, Water- Supply Department Paper 838 ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938). Included in this account is historic information on floods from 1780- 1937.|
|4.||U.S., Bureau of the Census, Seventeenth Census of the U.S.: Census of Population ( 1950), Earliest Census to 1950," 1:6-42.|
|5.||There are several interesting books which bear on the context of this chapter. See, for example: W. C. Haggstrom, "The Power of the Poor," in Mental Health of the Poor, ed. Frank Riessman et al. ( New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 1964), pp. 205-22; Ray Allen Billington , The Frontier Thesis ( New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966); E. Digby Baltzell, ed., The Search for Community in Modern America ( New York: Harper and Row, 1968).|
|1.||John M. Lansden, A History of the City of Cairo, Illinois ( Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 1910).|
|2.||Cairo City Property, The Past, Present, and Future of the City of Cairo in North America, with Reports, Estimates and Statistics ( Portland, Maine: Brown-Thurston, Sept. 29, 1858), p. 14.|
|3.||See Laws passed by the General Assembly of Illinois Territory at their Sixth Session (Kaskaskia, Illinois Territory: Berry & Blackwell, 1818), p. 72-82. See also Francis S. Philbrick, ed., Laws of the Illinois Territory, 1809-1818, in Illinois Historical Collections ( Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Historical Library, 1950), 25:340-48. A map, the work of Major Duncan, was lithographed in Baltimore by Cone and Freeman for John Comegys in 1818.|
|4.||Glen C. Quiett, They Built the West: An Epic of Rails andCities|
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Publication information: Book title: A Community in Search of Itself:A Case History of Cairo, Illinois. Contributors: Herman R. Lantz - Author. Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press. Place of publication: Carbondale, IL. Publication year: 1972. Page number: 181.
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