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Notice. A lecture will be delivered before the "Alton Literary society," on Friday evening, Febr'y 8th at half past 6 by, J. R. Bullock, Esq, Citizens are invited to attend. N. G. Edwards, Sec. Alton, Feb. 8, 1839. Alton "Telegraph" Office [1839

Jonathan's independence. Tune--Yankee Doodle

Notice at the next regular meeting of the Upper Alton lyceum, to be held on Tuesday Evening, Feb. 11, at the Seminary Hall, the following questions, by order of the Society, will come up for debate: - "Has Congress power to abolish slavery in th

Plan de la batalla de Yungay : ganada por el Ejercito Unido-Restaurador sobre las fuerzas de la Confederación Perú-Boliviano el dia 20 de enero de 1839.

Andrew Jackson to Francis Preston Blair, January 31, 1839

The Capitol at Washington

Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, railroads, & c.

Order of exercises at the installation of Rev. Robert Turnbull, as pastor of the Boylston St. Baptist church, Boston, August 25, 1839.

Samuel Wait, Jr. to Andrew Jackson, Jr., April 18, 1839

To the public. That regard which every virtuous member of society feels for his character, and a desire to exculpate myself from the false and monstrous charge which the basest malice has brought against me, are my motives for making this appeal

Abolition frowned down

Professor Wise, performing a surgical operation in Congress Hall

The fairy waltz

A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

Albany medical college 1858

Thomas Shields to Andrew Jackson, March 14, 1839

Fort Clark am Missouri (Februar 1834) : sur la Missouri (février 1834) = on the Missouri (February 1834)

Joel M. Smith to Andrew Jackson, Jr., October 15, 1839

Thomas L. Harrison to Andrew Jackson, Jr., September 2, 1839

1839. Democratic republican and farmers' prox. For Governor, Nathaniel Bullock, of Bristol. For Lieut. Governor Benjamin B. Thruston of Hopkinton. For Senators [10 names] Dexter Randall. Secretary. Albert C. Greene, Attorney-general. John Sterne

Order of exercises at the anniversary of Concord literary institution; Thursday, July 18th 1839.

Frankfort, Kentucky. United States of North America, February 25th, 1839. Sir:- The Agricultural society of Kentucky, one of the United States of North America, presented a memorial to the Legislature of that State at its last session praying fo

Andrew Jackson to Robert Armstrong, July 1, 1839

William Corcoran's subdivision of lots : between High & Congress & Bridge & Gay streets, Georgetown D.C.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, facing forward, head turned toward right standing before soldier holding horse and another on horseback] / J.R. Smith, Phila., Pa., 1839.

Old Iron Sides on a lee shore The U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Elliott, weathering Scilly, on her return from France, with the Hon. Edward Livingston on board on the night of the [Eleventh] of May 1835 / / drawn on stone by A. Hoffy, from a painting by J. Evans ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Philad.

Mr. Edward Spencer, born May 8th 1799 who accompanied Mr. Charles Green in that fatal parachute experiment of Mr. Robert Cocking's, July 24th, 1837, from Vauxhall Gardens. And has made twenty-seven ascents with Mr. Green, up to this date, August 24th, 1839 / / G.P. Harding, F.S.A., del. et fecit ; Day & Haghe, lithrs. to the Queen.

Maunsel White to Andrew Jackson, August 10, 1839

Ebenezer James Hume to Andrew Jackson, November 19, 1839

Andrew Jackson, Jr. to Collins, October 19, 1839

Virginia cotillion

Unknown to Andrew Jackson, Jr., May 23, 1839

Trust sale of valuable property. Pursuant to several deeds of trust of record in the County Court of Frederick, will be sold on Saturday, the 28th instant, at the tavern-house now occupied by James I. Randolph, in Winchester ... D. W. Barton, T.

Map of Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads & c.; by David H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office), Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

To the freemen of Rhode-Island. The Executive Committee, appointed by the Liberal convention in July last, for certain reasons, have not till now thought proper to publish their ticker for representatives to the next Congress. We have now the ho

A map of the County of Crawford, Pennsylvania.

Drawing of the Illinois state lottery. Authorized by the Legislature to raise funds, for the purpose of draining the ponds and lakes in the American bottom, and of improving the health thereof. Extra class no: 2 ... Alton, February 1, 1839.

Principal front of the Capitol, Washington / W.H. Bartlett, R. Brandard.

Arthur Pendleton Bagby to Andrew Jackson, January 30, 1839

Andrew Jackson to Asia Coulter, May 3, 1839

Andrew Jackson, Jr. to Johnson Rayburn & Co., April 18, 1839

Account of provisions for the Halcyon Plantation; runs from March 1939 to Jan. 7, 1940. March 1, 1839

Carta esférica de la costa de la Alta California : comprendida entre los paralelos de 32° y 38° norte.

Pocket book lost!! The subscriber lost in the City of Alton, or on the road from thence by way of the River to Chippewa, on Saturday last, a dark blue morocco pocket book ... J. W. Call. Dec. 16, 1839. [Alton, 1839].

A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.

"Worse than a Spanish Inquisition"

W. W. Hunt & Co. to Andrew Jackson, October 26, 1839

Called to account

Senate chamber of the United States. Engraved & published by J. V. N. Throop, C. W. Missouri Avenue between 4.5 and 6th St. [1839?].

[Apparatus used to convert electrical energy into mechanical rotation, the basis of dynamos, using bar magnet, beaker of mercury, and current carrying wire] / A.A., del. ; J.B. Taylor, sc.

Henry William Palfrey to Andrew Jackson, August 10, 1839

An Indian encampment near Fort Niagra, in the time of the Revolution. The boy, Frederick Schermerhorn, is seen to the left, just starting on the periolous race of the gauntlet

Andrew Jackson to Andrew Jackson, July 12, 1839

The man wot pays no postage

Amos Kendall to Andrew Jackson, April 19, 1839

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America.

Andrew Jackson to Andrew Jackson Donelson, April 26, 1839

Seat of War.

Andrew Jackson, Jr. to Henry Gregory, May 23, 1839

William Binkley to Andrew Jackson, Jr., October 14, 1839

Seventh ward beggars

Lost!! on Friday or Saturday last, a wallet, containing a number of papers; among which was a note against N. Buckmaster. Also notes against John Mullady, John Chivens, John B. Dyo, Wentworth, Sacket, and others ... Edwin M. Hopping. Alton, Feb.

Andrew Jackson to Andrew Jackson, Jr., March 14, 1839

Andrew Jackson to Langtree & O'Sullivan, May 8, 1839

Andrew Jackson to Thompson Cowgill, June 28, 1839

Amos Kendall to Andrew Jackson, April 19, 1839

Mr. Calhoun- Mr. Van Buren- Texas. As the time when the Convention is to assemble seems to be settled, I propose to discuss the opinions of some leading members of our party, who are likely to receive its nomination ... [Signed] Simenes. [1839?]

Richard Rush to Andrew Jackson, April 25, 1839

Andrew Jackson to William Anderson Scott, July 6, 1839

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Morrison to Andrew Jackson, May 11, 1839

Fuegian (Yapoo Tekeenika)

A brisk gale, bay of New York

Andrew Jackson to Amos Kendall, August 18, 1839

Symptoms of a duel

Mme. Vtor. Hugo / peint par Louis Boullanger ; gravé par Célistin Nanteuil.

Girard Bank. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1839. I am instructed by the Board of directors to transmit to you the annexed account of the proceedings of the stockholders at their annual and adjourned meetings, held on the 5th and 13th instant, the

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

Prodige de la chimie / Maurisset, del. et sculp., 1839.

Andrew Jackson, November 10, 1839

Smedley Gwin & Co. to Andrew Jackson, December 28, 1839

James Hughey to James Howerton, September 22, 1839

Virginia quick march

Andrew Jackson, Jr. to Planters Bank of Tennessee, January 30, 1839

Expenditures of the town of Randolph, from April 1, 1838 to April 1, 1839 ... Randolph, March 27, 1839.

William Berkeley Lewis to Andrew Jackson, June 18, 1839

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which a writing desk is visible. A soldier marches with a rifle nearby] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

Behold! The President of the United States is expected in the 11 o'clock train of cars to-day. The Procession of Democratic citizens will meet in front of the President's Square at 8 o'clock this morning, preparatory to moving towards the railro

Andrew Jackson, Jr. to Thomas Wells

Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c.

Trabue West & Co. to Andrew Jackson, Jr., September 6, 1839

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens ... H. Brading, Proprietor ... has, at the solicitation of several scientific gentlemen, prevailed on Mr. Gypson, who will ... make an experimental trip, in the Royal Standard balloon, on Monday next, June 3, at ten o'clock at night! ...

James B. Ferguson to Andrew Jackson, February 4, 1839

Hôtel de Cluny, Paris

Andrew Jackson to Amos Kendall, October 10, 1839

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

Map of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.; by David H. Burr (late topographer to the Post Office,) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Richard Rush to Andrew Jackson, November 21, 1839

Andrew Jackson to Andrew Jackson, March 25, 1839

Gov. Morton's grand march