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[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

U.S.S. Chicago, one of the crew

Advertisement: Victor Records: the Benson Orch. of Chicago

C & NW RR; locomotives in the roundhouse at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Truck trailers line up at a freight house to load and unload goods from the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, Chicago, Ill.

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

Saint Mark

Tōjin to mago no moraibi

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina; comprehending the River Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the River Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the Lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers,

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers.

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers.

Partie occidentale de la Virginie, Pensylvanie, Maryland, et Caroline Septle. la rivière d'Ohio, et toutes celles qui s'y jettent, partie de la Rivière Mississippi, tout le cours de la rivière de Illinois, le Lac Erie, partie des Lacs Huron et Michigan &. toutes les contrées qui bordent ces lacs et rivières,

The land of our birth. The following poem was then read by Prof. Rodney Welch one of the editors of The Times, of Chicago, a native of Monmouth, Kennebec county, Me. [Chicago? Ill.].

Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illinois vols. infantry. [1862-1865]

Mr. Denon unrolling a mummy

map from "[Notes on a journey in America, from the coast of Virginia to the territory of Illinois ... The third edition.]"

[1st] Seal of the State of Illinois

Map of Illinoise [sic] /

map from "[Letters from Illinois ... Illustrated by a map of the United States shewing Mr. Birkbeck's journey from Norfolk to Illinois, and a map of English Prairie and the adjacent country ... Second edition.]"

Map and Text Describing the Location of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, Illinois

Agreement in Musick for use of Johnson v. Baughn & Jackson, [Law papers].

Frankfort, Kentucky from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Pennsylvania from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Ohio River from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Ohio River from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Pennsylvania from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Pennsylvania from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

bridge from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Scrub Ridge from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Maryland from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

Susquehannah River from "A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia, etc"

map from "Two Years Residence in the Settlement on the English Prairie, in the Illinois Country, United States, etc"

map from "Two Years Residence in the Settlement on the English Prairie, in the Illinois Country, United States, etc"

map from "Two Years Residence in the Settlement on the English Prairie, in the Illinois Country, United States, etc"

The states of Ohio, Indiana & Illinois and Michigan Territory : from the latest authorities.

A map of Illinois

map from "Illinois in 1837; a sketch descriptive of the situation ... agricultural productions ... manufactures, &c. of the State of Illinois ... together with a letter on the cultivation of the prairies, by the Hon. H. L. Ellsworth. To which are annexed the letters from a rambler in the West. [By Samuel A. Mitchell. With a map.]"

New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln 1831 to 1837.

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. Class No: 5. To be drawn at Harrisonville on Saturday December 15th

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. Class No: 1 ... Alton, Printed at the "Telegraph" Of

map from "Sketches of Illinois, etc. [By S. A. Mitchell.]"

Notice. A lecture will be delivered before the "Alton literary society," on Friday evening, December 21st, by Alfred Stevens, Esq'r., on the fall of Poland. Citizens are invited to attend. N. G. Edwards. Sec. Dec. 20, 1838. Alton "Telegraph" off

Drawing of the Alton education lottery for the promotion of education. 22nd of November A. D. 1838. [Alton 1838].

Notice. All citizens who wish to sign the Memorial to the State Legislature, to abolish the municipal court of this City, are requested to call at the Alton house, Piasa House of at the store of Messrs Stevens & Trenchery, where the petition has

A lecture on the importance of education. [Alton 1838].

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

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

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.

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].

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.

To the people of the City of Alton. Since the report of the Select committee of the common council, on the subject of the expenses and receipts of the municipal court, was printed an important error has been discovered in the amount stated to ha

Collector's notice. To the tax payers of Macoupin County ... B. T. Burke, Collector of Macoupin County. Carlinville, June, 1839.

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this place and Upper Alton, yesterday, a calf skin pocket book ... Lewis J. Clawson. Alton, Aug. 4, 1840.

U.S. Reports: The United States vs. Gratiot et al., 39 U.S. (14 Pet.) 526 (1840)

To the voters of Greene and Jersey. E. M. Daley and his certificates! proved false. Fellow citizens ... Jacob Van Dike. Jerseyville, August 1, 1840.

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber has erected a large and convenient house and pens, in the city of Alton, near Shields' Branch, for the purpose of carrying on the slaughtering and dressing of beef, hogs and

Lost money!! Lost, on Monday last either in the City of Alton, or on the road leading to Springfield, via Carlinville, a sum of money, consisting principally of bills of the State Bank of Illinois, of the denominations of $20 and $

Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to purchase his entire stock of fall and winter goods in the eastern cities - and his groceries in New Orleans - and will sell for a less profit than has ever been done in this ma

To the public!! Strayed from the subscriber, on or about the first of May, a gray horse, about 15 1-2 or 16 hands high, dark legs and white snip ... Joseph Lappell. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" Office May 13, 1840.

Order of procession of the Harrison convention at Carlinville, July 25th, 1840. [Carlinville? Ill.].

Second annual fair of the Greene County Agricultural society ... Carrollton, Greene Co. August 15, 1840. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1840].

Fire! fire! There will be a meeting of the members of the New Fire comp'y! held at the room now occupied by the City Council this evening, at 7 o'clock, for the purpose of organizing said company. A general attendance is requested. [Alton? Ill.]

To the public. [Regarding agricultural interests of the state of Illinois] Signed Farmer. July 27th 1840. [s. l.]

To the voters of Madison County. The people of [blank] precinct, are respectfully solicited to meet the candidates at [blank] on the [blank] day of July, at 12 o'clock. [s. l., 1840?].

Harrisonians attend! The Tippecanoe boys of the City of Alton, are requested to meet in the Old Court room, (Riley's building,) this evening, Saturday, August 29th, at 7 o'clock, on business of importance. A general and full attendance of the fr

$100 reward! escaped from the Illinois penitentiary, on the night of Friday, August 7, 1840, a convict named Hansel G. Horn ... I. Greathouse, Warden Ill's penitentiary. Alton, Aug. 8 ‘40.

To the public. Some time about the 1st or 2d of December last, a young man by the name of A. C. Manning, left this city with a stock of goods, for the purpose of pedling ... Some anxiety being felt, lest all should not be right, any person will

Notice. A meeting of the Alton Lyceum, will be held this evening, Friday, November 29th, at the Old Court room - over Bowman Neef & Co's store; at which place the meetings of the Society will be held this winter ... By order of the Society. [Alt

A special meeting of the Tippecanoe club of the City of Alton, will be held at the counting room of B. Clifford, jr. on Wednesday evening, May 27th, at half past 7 o'clock. By order of the President. J. Hall, Sec'y. Alton, May 26, [1840].

The philosopher's stone! Gold & silver plating, by the electro-magnetic apparatus ... Alton. Printed at the Telegraph Office [1840?].

To the people of Madison County. The expected reply of Mr. G. T. M. Davis author of the address to the people of Madison County, of the 23d of April, on the approaching elections of August and November, to Mr. Krum's attack upon that address, wi

To the voters of Jersey County [Campaign broadside ticket for Jersey county] Jerseyville [Ill.] July 24, 1840. [Jerseyville? Ill.].

Alton Institute. A lecture will be delivered this evening, at the Baptist church, by Rev. G. B. Perry. Subject- "Elevated intelligence conducive to pure morality." ... J. W. Lincoln, Sec'y. [Alton] Feb. 12 [1840?].

Notice!! Taken from the subscriber, on the night of April 16th, at Nutter's tavern in Upper Alton, a calfskin pocket book ... William H. Hungerford. April 17, 1840. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1840].

Public meeting. A general meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform . . .

Notice!! Gov. Duncan will make a speech to the original supporters of Gen. Jackson, and all who may please to come and hear him in Carrollton, on Monday, Oct. 26 ... Oct. 24, 1840. [Carrollton? Ill.].

[Rules.] Collinsville, Illinois ----- 184-.

Pioneer fire company attention!! An adjourned meeting of the ‘Pioneer fire company,' will be held at the New court room this evening!! at seven o'clock -- for the purpose of electing officers, and for the transaction of such other business as ma

Attention delegates to the Springfield convention!! You, one and all!! are requested to meet in Market-Street, on Monday morning, June 1st, at six o'clock ready to take up your march for Springfield. William S. Lincoln, Marshal. Saturday, May 30

Lost! strayed from the house of the subscriber, on Sunday evening the 15th instant, a young setter dog! He has on a chain collar with the owners name thereon. The dog was about 4 months old; and was fawn coloured and white. A liberal reward will

O.K.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

5 dollars reward! Broke out, on the night of the 15th instant, from the pasture of Major C. W. Hunter, Alton 1 yoke of oxen! ... Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office May 16, 1840.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

Public meeting. G. B. Arnold, an independent democratic candidate for the state Senate, from this County, will address the Citizens of [blank] at [blank] o'clock. A general attendance is requested [Ill., 1840?].

Minutes of the regular Baptist association; held at Apple Creek church Morgan County, Illinois. October 2d, 3d, & 4th, A. D. 1840. Alton "Telegraph" [1840].

Harrison! and reform!! To the Log cabin boys. You are, one and all, invited to attend a meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform, at the Old court room, (Riley's building,) on Saturday evening next, at half past seven, to perfect the arrangem

Madison County Harrison convention to be held at Edwardsville, Monday, April 6 ... Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" Office [1840].

Public meeting A general meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform. in the City of Alton will be held at the Old Court room, Riley's building on this evening, the ninth inst, at seven o'clock, to make arrangements for the approaching conventio

A list of the members of the 12th General Assembly of the State of Illinois, with their age, occupation, place of residence, politics &c.

Attention!! Whigs! Democrats! and Conservatives!!! All who want to put their horses in a good English grass pasture, can be accommodated by applying to the subscriber in Upper Alton ... L. S. Wells. [Upper Alton, Ill] [1840?].

10.000!! Morus multicaulis trees at auction!! by Hawley & Dunlap. Will be sold in front of their store on Second-street, on Saturday, Feb. 15th, ‘40, at 12 o'clock M. A large lot of genuine Morus multicaulis trees, of a good size and in good ord

$25 reward!! Stolen from the shop of the subscriber, in Alton, on Thursday, the 8thinstant, some 80 or 100 finger rings! ... John Hatch. Alton, Sept. 11, 1841.

Notice. The undersigned, having chartered the steam-boat Eagle for the purpose of accommodating all the citizens of Alton and the vicinity, who may wish to see the murderers hung at St. Louis, on the 9th day of July next, would inform the publi

Alton institute. The regular annual meeting of the members of the institute, will be holden on Monday, June 28th, at 8 o'clock P. M. ... J. W. Lincoln, Rec. Sec. Alton, June 26, 1841.

Slaughtering of beef and pork at Alton, Illinois ... Thornton & Kirby. Alton. Nov. 17, 1841. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1841].

... A regular meeting of the above society, will be held at the Old Court Room, on Tuesday evening next, October 12th, 1841, at 7 o'clock .... J. W. Calvin, Rec. Sec. Oct. 9, 1841.

Mr. Huntington's address to the public. An address to the public by Mr. Huntington, on the renewal (for a limited season) of his lectures & recitations ... [s. l., 1841?].

Administrator's sale!! By virtue of a decree from the Circuit Court of Jersey county, and State of Illinois ... I shall offer at public sale, on the premises, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, ... the following real estate, of which Aaron Hamilton ... died