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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.

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.].

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

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

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.]

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

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.].

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?].

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?].

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

Exhibition of the Philomathean Society of Danville, Ill. On Thursday evening, May 8th, 1851. Animus Imperatro Corpus.

Gov. Richard Yates of Ill.

Hon. Wm. Alexander Richardson of Ill.

Hon. Thompson Campbell of Ill

Hon. Wm. Alexander Richardson of Ill.

Gov. Richard Yates of Ill.

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.

Harris, Beebe & Co's Specimen Brand - choice Honey Dew tobacco, Quincy, Ill.

Col. B. Grierson, 6th Ill. Cavalry

Col. A.G. Bracket, 9th Ill Cav.

Hon. Richard Yates of Ill.

Hon. Burton Chauncey Cook of Ill.

Hon. Anthony Knapp of Ill.

Hon. I.N. Arnold of ILL

Arnold, Hon. Isaac Newton of ILL. Acted as aide to Colonel Hunter at Battle of Bull Run

Gen. Wm. P. Carlin, Col of 38th Ill Vol

Hon. Burton Chauncey Cook of Ill.

Hon. Lyman Trumbull of Ill.

Col. James A. Mulligan, 23rd Ill Inf K.I.A.

Col. John B. Wyman, 13th Ill. Inf., U.S.A.

Col. James A. Mulligan, 23rd Ill Inf K.I.A.

Col. A.G. Bracket, 9th Ill Cav.

Col. B. Grierson, 6th Ill. Cavalry

Hon. Thompson Ware McNeely of Ill.

Hon. Albert George Burr of Ill.

Col. James A. Mulligan, 23rd Ill Inf K.I.A.

Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Cairo, Ill.].

Col. A.G. Bracket, 9th Ill Cav.

Col. John B. Wyman, 13th Ill. Inf., U.S.A.

Col. John B. Wyman, 13th Ill. Inf., U.S.A.

John F. Farnsworth 8th Ill. Cavalry

Col. Thomas S. Mather, 2nd Ill. Light Artillery

Gen. Wm. P. Carlin, Col of 38th Ill Vol

Hon. John Montgomery Crebs of Ill.

Hon. John Franklin Farnsworth of Ill.

Hon. Green Berry Raum of Ill

Hon. Thomas F. Bayard of Ill

Col. B. Grierson, 6th Ill. Cavalry

Brig. Gen. Frederick A. Starring, Col. 72d, Ill. Inf

Brig. Gen. Frederick A. Starring, Col. 72d, Ill. Inf

Brig. Gen. Frederick A. Starring, Col. 72d, Ill. Inf

John Mason Loomis, Col. 26th Ill. U.S.A.

Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Mo., lately the scene of great excitement on the departure of the Fourth Regiment of Missouri Volunteers to take possession of Bird's Point, Mo., opposite Cairo, Ill. [Busy scene]

Col. A. J. Potter / Brand's Ar[t Gal]lery, No. [108 Lake Street, Chicago, I]ll.

[Eugene A. Carr, colonel 3d Ill. Cavalry, oval bust portrait, facing left]

Front parlor in Abraham Lincoln's house, Springfield, Ill. / sketched by our special artist.

[Jonas Nathan Shuler, Private, 10th Ill. Cav., U.S.A., half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

Bv't. Brig. Gen. Horace Capron, col. 14th Ill. Cav.

President elect, Abraham Lincoln Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President Elect of the United States of America, with scenes and incidents in his life -- phot. by P. Butler, Springfield, Ill.

Arrears of pay, bounty money and pensions. Office of Nettleton, Gilbert & Camp, Ill Broadway, New York. Invalid & half-pay pensions. $100 bounty back pay and prize money ... New York. John W. Amerman, printer, 47 Cedar Street [1862?].

129th Reg + ILL Volls. [sic] at camp "Lady Polk," Nashville, Tenn

Isham's celebrated stomach bitters / Lith. Edward Mondel(?), Chicago, Ill.

Rock Island Barracks, Ill.

[Illinois statehouse, Springfield, Ill, with details showing draped bunting on dome]

Programme of procession to escort the remains of President Lincoln from the court house to the funeral train for Springfield ... R. M. Hough, Chief Marshal. [Chicago? Ill., 1865].

[Greely meeting, St. Charles, Ill.]

Stevenson, Hon. Adlai Ewing of Ill.

Hayes, Hon. P.C. of Ill.

Burchard, Hon. Horatio.C. of Ill.

Caulfield, Hon. B.G. of Ill

Le Moyne, Hon. John V. of Ill.

Knapp, Hon. Robert M. of Ill.

Henderson, Hon. W.B. of Ill.

Marsh, Hon. Benjamin Franklin of Ill. enlisted in Regt. Ill. later Colonel 16th Ill. Volunteer Infantry

Hayes, Hon. P.C. of Ill.

Fort, Hon. Greenbury Lafayette of Ill.

Caulield, Hon. B.G. of Ill

Stevenson, Hon. Adlai Ewing, Rep of Ill. Vice Pres of USA

Whiting, Hon. R.H. of Ill.

Raum, Hon. Green B. of Ill. M.C.

Bagby, Hon. Rep. John C. of Ill.

Baker, Hon. John of Ill.? IN?

Trumbull, Hon. Lyman of Ill

Townshend, Hon. R. W. of Ill.

Whiting, Hon. R. H. of Ill.

Bagby, Hon. Rep. John C. of Ill.

Burchard, Hon. Horatio C. of Ill.

Knapp, Hon. Robert M. of Ill.

Wike, Hon. Rep. Scott of Ill.

Eden, Hon. J.R. of Ill.

Hawley, Hon. John B. of Ill. M.C. [crossed out], Capt. of Co. H, 45th Regt. Ill, Vol. Inf.

Anderson, Hon. Wm. B. of Ill.

Wilshire, Hon. Wm. Wallace, Rep of Arkansas, Major in 126 Ill. Inf USA

Wilshire, Hon. Wm Wallace of Arkansas. Major in 126th Ill. Vol. Inf. (July 16, 1862 - July 16, 1864)

Sparks, Hon. Wm. A. of Ill.

Davis, Hon. George R. of Ill. Capt in 8th Mass Vol Inf. Major in 3rd Rhode Island Cav.

Shields, General James (not in uniform) Senator from Ill. & Missouri

Morey, Hon. Rep. Frank of La. Captain in 33rd Ill. Vol. U.S.A.