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1834 to 1857 Plats of Madison County by County Surveyor Benaiah Robinson


Robinson, Benaiah, “1834 to 1857 Plats of Madison County by County Surveyor Benaiah Robinson,” Madison Historical, accessed June 20, 2024,


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These three volumes were created in 1915 by Madison County Recorder John Berner, who copied the original record books created by Madison County Surveyor Benaiah Robinson and his staff. The original plats were drawn during Robinson's time as county surveyor in the 19th century. The earliest plat is from 1834 (page 74 of Book B), and the latest plat is from 1857 (page 244 of Book B).


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Robinson, Benaiah


1834 - 1857




  • Miscellaneous Document


  • Black and white photocopy
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Original Format

Bound volume of paper plats


  • Madison County, Illinois


  • MCR-D-0003
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