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

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.

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

[1st] Seal of the State of Illinois

Map of Illinoise [sic] /

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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.

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

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

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.].

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 $

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

$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.

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

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?].

$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.

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.]

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].

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?].

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

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].

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

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

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

O.K.

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

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

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 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

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

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.

$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

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

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?].

... 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.

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

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.

$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.

$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

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

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.

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.

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,

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

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].

To the free and independent voters of Madison County. Fellow-citizen: In offering myself as a candidate for the office of probate justice of the peace ... Your fellow-citizens, George W. Prickett. July 15, 1843. [s. l.]

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

U.S. Reports: United States v. Linn et al, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 104 (1843)

Public vendue. The undersigned, administratrix of the estate of Edward Fisher deceased, will sell, at public vendue, on Saturday, April 22d, the personal property of said estate ... Catherine M. Fisher, Administratrix of Edw'd Fisher, deceased.

U.S. Reports: Bronson v. Kinzie et al., 42 U.S. (1 How.) 311 (1843)

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

[Stephen Arnold Douglas, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left]

[Richard Yates, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]