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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

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

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

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

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].

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.

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

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

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.

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 $

$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.

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

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

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.]

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

$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.

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

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

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].

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].

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?].

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

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

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

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.

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

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?].

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

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

$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.

... 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.

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

$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.

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

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.

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

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

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,

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.

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

Alton, Madison Co., Illinois 1867.

W.M.A. Grounds, Alton, Ill., 1908

The city of Alton, Illinois

Group of glass workers Shops 6 & 7, Illinois Glass Co. 12:45 P.M. Even the tiny chap on left end of photo was working. He is a Polish boy who cannot understand English. I saw him at work just before 1 P.M. Location: Alton, Illinois.

Group of Glass Workers in Shop 6, Illinois Glass Co. The smallest boy is Polish and does not understand English (Illiterate) I saw him at work just before 1 P.M. Location: Alton, Illinois.

Noon hour. These boys are all working in the Illinois Glass Co. 1) Smallest boy, Frank (?) Dwyer, 1009 1/2 E. 6 St., says he has been working here 3 months. 2) Joe Dwyer (brother) Has been working here over 2 years. 3) Henry Maul, 513 Central Ave. 4) Frank Schenk, Lives with uncle, 611 Central Ave. 5) Emil Ohley, 1012 E. 6th Street. 6) Wm. Jarett, 825 E. 5th Street. 7) Fred Metz, 707 Bloomfield Street. In addition to their telling me they worked I saw them beginning work just before 1 P.M. Photo at 12:30. Alton, Ill. May 17, 1910. Location: Alton, Illinois / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Noon hour. Illinois Glass Co., (Shop #7.) These boys all work in above glass company. Tuesday noon. Location: Alton, Illinois.

Group of glass workers at Shop 7, Illinois Glass Co. 12:30 P.M. One of the smallest boys is Dennis White, 1013 Liberty St.,. Location: Alton, Illinois.

The Alton Spectator, [newspaper]. December 13, 1838.

The Alton Spectator, [newspaper]. December 13, 1838.

The Alton Spectator, [newspaper]. December 13, 1838.

The Alton Spectator, [newspaper]. December 13, 1838.

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: 3 [Extra class No: 5. on verso]... A

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: 3 [Extra class No: 5. on verso]... A

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Shurtleff College, Loomis Hall, Alton, Madison County, IL

Illinois state lottery: to raise funds for the purpose of draining the ponds in the American bottom. Class No. 7. to be drawn at Harrisonville on Saturday, Dec. 29, 1838, at 2 o'clock, P. M. [Alton 1838].

Illinois state lottery: to raise funds for the purpose of draining the ponds in the American bottom. Class No. 7. to be drawn at Harrisonville on Saturday, Dec. 29, 1838, at 2 o'clock, P. M. [Alton 1838].

The Alton Telegraph, [newspaper]. March 13, 1861.

The Alton Telegraph, [newspaper]. March 13, 1861.

The Alton Telegraph, [newspaper]. March 13, 1861.

The Alton Telegraph, [newspaper]. March 13, 1861.

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam 26R, Alton, Madison County, IL

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