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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

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

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.

$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.

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 $

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.]

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.

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

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

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].

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

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].

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?].

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

$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.

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.

$100 reward. The above reward will be given for the apprehension and conviction of the rascal or rascals, who entered the office of the undersigned, on the night of Saturday, the 20th instant, and attempted to force open their iron safe.

Public meeting. A public meeting of the citizens of Alton, will be held at the City hall, on Monday next, at ten o'clock, A. M. to hear the report of the committee of gentlemen appointed to confer with the citizens of Springfield, and the state

Notice. the introductory lecture, before the Alton institute, has been postponed, on account of the inclemency of the weather, until Tuesday evening next ... J. W. Lincoln, Rec. Sec. Alton, Friday, Jan. 29, 1841.

$500 reward!! Whereas the clerk's office of the steamboat Patrick Henry, on her late voyage from Louisville to St. Louis, was broken open, and two packages stolen, containing $4,900 ... This is therefore to offer the above reward o

New cheap store!! Boot, shoe & slipper manufactory ... Groceries, boots & shoes ... Sam'l Lesure. Alton, Sept. 15, 1841. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1841].

J. L. Roberts, merchant tailor, has just returned from Philadelphia, where he has purchased a stock of cloths, &c ... Alton, October 1841. "Telegraph" --- Alton.

Farmers ---- look here. Wool carding. The undersigned wishes to inform the public in general, that he is now establishing himself in the above business, in the town of Upper Alton ... J. A. Montgomery, April, 1841. Alton. Printed at the "Telegra

Ladies fair!! To be held in Alton, September 16, 17 & 18. The Ladies centenary fair, will open at the Old Court room, on Thursday & Friday next, at 4 o'clock P. M., and on Saturday, at 10 A. M. for the whole day! Alton, Sept. 11, 1841.

Age of improvement. Look to your interest!! The subscriber would respectfully inform the public that he has bought the exclusive right of vending machines, and making shingles!! in the Counties of Madison and St. Clair, Ill. ... Alfred Shannan

Religious notice. Rev. A. Chandler, will preach at the Brick school house, in Upper Alton, on Saturday evening, March 27th, 1841 at half past 6 o'clock ... He will preach at the above place, on Sabbath evening next, at candlelighting. March 27,

Public meeting. The Whigs of Alton precinct are requested to meet on Saturday Evening next, at 7 o'clock, in the Old Court Room, (Riley's Building,) for the purpose of choosing delegates to represent said precinct in the County convention to be

75 dollars reward! Escaped from the Alton penitentiary, on the 20th inst. two convicts, Isaac Bell and Wm. B. Ledbetter ... Isaac Greathouse, Warden Illinois penitentiary. Alton, 23d May, 1842.

Fulling, dying, and cloth dressing ... J. A. Montgomery. Nov. 1842. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1842].

Hogs! Cash! will be paid for the undersigned, for a few thousand head of corn-fed hogs, if delivered early in the season, at their packing-house, in Alton ... Hibbard, Echols, & Co. Alton, Oct. 28, 1843. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office

Annual report of the Illinois mutual fire insurance company. Office Ill's mutual fire insur. co. Alton, April 11th, 1843.

$175 reward!! $100 reward will be given for Wilford J. Palmer, a convict escaped from the Illinois Penitentiary ... $50 reward will be given for Thomas White, a convict, that escaped from the Illinois Penitentiary ... {dolla

Original air line and United States mail route! 1857. Spring arrangement. 1857. St. Louis, Alton and Chicago railroad. The only direct route from Chicago or Joliet to St. Louis Kansas and Nebraska ... [Chicago? Ill.] 1857.

Alton, Madison Co., Illinois 1867.

New county and railway map of the United States and the Dominion of Canada compiled from information obtained from official sources showing the lines of the Chicago and Alton R.R. and its connections.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Alton, Belknap County, New Hampshire

Alton and Alton Bay, N.H. 1888.

[Edna Wallace Hopper, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, looking over schedule for Chicago & Alton Railroad]

The Alton Limited

[Chicago and Alton Railroad, engine]

[Chicago and Alton Railroad chair car]

Mississippi at Alton, Ill's

[Car interiors, dining car, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

[Chicago and Alton Railroad car interiors]

Mississippi at Alton, Ill's.

[Car interiors, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

[Chicago and Alton Railroad chair car]

[Car interiors, Chicago and Alton Railroad, buffet car]

[Car interior, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

[Car, rear platform, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

[Car interiors, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

Alton B. Parker & wife

C. & A. [Chicago and Alton Railroad] shops at Bloomington, Ill.

Interlocking signal plant, C.& A. Ry. [i.e. Chicago & Alton Railway]

[Car interior, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

[Car interiors, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

[Locomotive number 501 and tender, Chicago & Alton railroad]

[Chicago and Alton Railroad day coach]

Station [of the Chicago and Alton Railroad] at Lemont, Ill.

Standard coal car on C. & A. Ry. [i.e. Chicago & Alton Railway]

[Observation platform, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

The Chicago & Alton Limited

The Chicago & Alton Limited

[Alton Brooks Parker, 1852-1926, half length, standing, facing left; making speech to large group of men]

Alton Brooks Parker, 1852-1946

[Alton Brooks Parker, 1852-1926, full length, standing, facing slightly left; with family, incl. wife, son-in-law in clerical robe; step-daughter, and 2 grandchildren, on lawn]

[Alton Brooks Parker, 1852-1926, three quarters length portrait, seated, facing right; wearing judicial robes]

[Alton Brooks Parker, 1852-1926, full length portrait, seated in rustic chair, facing right; with dog on lawn; wearing straw hat]

Alton Brooks Parker. Farmer, jurist and presidential possibility / Keppler.

[Alton Brooks Parker, 1852-1926, full length portrait, seated, facing slightly left; in classroom desk chair reading Harper's Magazine]

Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus /

PARKER, ALTON B. HONORABLE

PARKER, ALTON B. HONORABLE

PARKER, ALTON B. HONORABLE

[Steamer landing at Alton Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H.]