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  1. The Martyred Patriot Grand Funeral March
    Image | 4 pages | 1865

    A music score entitled "The Martyred Patriot Grand Funeral March" by James W. Porter at "the reception of the remains of our Beloved President Abraham Lincoln" on April 22, 1865. This score was published by J. Marsh in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  2. The Illinois Temperance Almanac, vol. 1, no. 2
    Image | 24 pages | 1839

    A periodical entitled "The Illinois Temperance Almanac" created by the Illinois State Temperance Society and printed by Parks and Breath in Alton, Illinois. This publication includes "various phenomena and events" and lunar phases for each month of the year in 1839.
  3. The Illinois Farmer's Almanac
    Image | 24 pages

    A periodical entitled "The Illinois Farmer's Almanac" published by C. and R. Goudy in Jacksonville, Illinois. This publication includes various meteorological information and lunar phases for each month of the year in 1840.
  4. Goudy's Illinois Farmer's Almanac
    Image | 22 pages

    A periodical entitled "Goudy's Illinois Farmer's Almanac" published by R. Goudy, Jr. in Springfield, Illinois. This publication includes various meteorological information and lunar phases for each month of the year in 1842.
  5. Illinois Berean Institute program
    Image | 4 pages | 1854

    A program of the Illinois Berean Institute held on Friday evening, June 16th, 1854 including poetry, music, and prayer. This event possibly occurred in Jacksonville, Illinois. The program was printed by Davis & Holcomb.
  6. Order of the Exercises at the Anniversary of Monticello Seminary
    Image | 2 pages | 1854

    A program entitled "Order of Exercises at the Anniversary of Monticello Seminary" including music and prayer. This event was held on Wednesday, June 28th, 1854. The program was printed by the Courier Book and Job Office in Alton, Illinois.
  7. Annual exhibition of Shurtleff College
    Image | 4 pages | 1856

    A program of the "Annual Exhibition, Shurtleff College. Friday evening, March 21, 1856" including music and prayer. This event was held in Alton, Illinois.
  8. Illinois College junior exhibition
    Image | 4 pages | 1858

    A program of the "Junior Exhibition [at] Illinois College" including orations, music, and prayer. This event was held on March 25, 1858 in Jacksonville, Illinois.
  9. Batavia Institute
    Image | 2 pages | 1857

    A circular entitled "Batavia Institute" advertising the faculty, academic courses, and cost of attending the school in Batavia, Illinois. E. P. Scott was the Principal. This circular was printed by Wilson & Cockroft in Geneva, Illinois in 1857.
  10. Union Seminary flyer
    Image | 2 pages | 1857

    A flyer announcing the opening of Union Seminary on "Monday, October 12 under charge of J. H. Blodgett, A.M." The flyer includes tuition costs and a brief description of the classroom facilities. This document was created by the secretary, C. C. Blish in Kewanee, Illinois on October 1, 1857.
  11. Lombard University Order of Exercises
    Image | 4 pages | 1857

    A program entitled "Lombard University Order of Exercises" held on Wednesday evening, June 10, 1857, including orations, music, prayer, and a theater performance.
  12. Public Exhibition by the Pupils of the Atlanta Public School
    Image | 4 pages | 1858

    A program entitled "Public Exhibition by the Pupils of the Atlanta Public School" presented on Thursday Evening, Dec. 23, 1858 including music and prayer. This program was published by the "Democrat and Union"" Print [quotes in the original] in Atlanta and Lincoln, Illinois.
  13. Rail Road Celebration
    Image | 2 pages | 1838

    An invitation entitled "Rail Road Celebration" where "The Citizens of Galena and vicinity, are respectfully invited to meet at the Court House, on Monday morning next, at 9 o'clock, for the purpose of celebrating the Breaking Ground on the Northern termination of the Great Central Rail Road." This invitation circulated by the Committee of Arrangements includes the "Order of ...
  14. A bill to grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands of the United States
    Image | 4 pages | 1846

    A political unofficial report entitled "A bill to grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands of the United States, and for other purposes" issued by the Senate on December 17, 1846.
  15. St. Louis and Indianapolis Rail Road Company circular
    Image | 2 pages

    A circular from Joseph Gillespie and Willis Allen describing the political controversy of the Illinois Senate approving the "act to incorporate the St. Louis and Indianapolis Rail Road Company" in small Illinois towns during the 1850s.
  16. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Illinois Sunday School Union
    Image | 12 pages | 1834

    A pamphlet entitled "Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Illinois Sunday School Union, Held at the State House in Vandalia, December 3, 1834." This pamphlet was published at the Pioneer Office in Rock-Spring, Illinois in 1834.
  17. Minutes of the Eighth Anniversary of the Salem Association of United Baptists
    Image | 12 pages | 1841

    A pamphlet entitled "Minutes of the Eighth Anniversary of the Salem Association of United Baptists: Held with the New-Hope Baptist Church, M'Donough County, Illinois, on the 24th, 25th, and 26th of Sept. 1841." This document was printed by the Office of the Warsaw Signal in Warsaw, Illinois in 1841.
  18. Minutes of the Twelfth Anniversary of the Salem Baptist Association
    Image | 8 pages | 1845

    A pamphlet entitled "Minutes of the Twelfth Anniversary of the Salem Baptist Association: Held with the Oxford Church, Henry County, Illinois, August 22d and 23d, 1845." This document was printed by H. G. Reynolds at the Mississippian and Republican Office in Rock Island, Illinois.
  19. Minutes of the Third Annual Session of the Nine Mile Baptist Association
    Image | 8 pages | 1847

    A pamphlet entitled "Minutes of the Third Annual Session of The Nine Mile Baptist Association: Held with the Georgetown Church, Randolph County, Illinois" on September 24, 1847.
  20. Minutes of the Fifteenth Annual Session of the Salem Baptist Association
    Image | 8 pages | 1848

    A pamphlet entitled "Minutes of the Fifteenth Annual Session of the Salem Baptist Association: Held with the Bethel Baptist Church, McDonough County, Ill., Nov. 4th, 5th, & 6th, 1848." This document was printed by the Smith & Brother at the Atlas Office in Monmouth, Illinois in 1848.
  21. Sangamon and Morgan Rail Road Company circular letter
    Image | 4 pages | 1851

    A circular letter to"The General Assembly of the State of Illinois" from Thomas Mather and N. H. Ridgely, Resident Directors of Sangamon & Morgan Rail Road Company, petitioning the Assembly to resolve "a proceeding [that] has been commenced against the Company" in Springfield, Illinois. This document is dated January 10, 1851.
  22. Northern Cross Railroad circular
    Image | 2 pages

    A circular from the Principal Engineer of Western District, J. M. Bucklin presenting "Information in relation to the Northern Cross Railroad to enable persons wishing to become contractors to make their proposals" in Illinois circa 1851.
  23. Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company lands for use
    Image | 2 pages | 1853

    A letter to Matthew Eagan from the Commissioners Elmer Baldwin, William Cullen, and Charles H. Sutphen informing him that "the appropriation of certain lands and lots for the use of the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company, has been duly filed in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court, of the county of La Salle," Illinois, dated January 3, 1853.
  24. Office of the Central Military Tract Railroad Company circular letter
    Image | 3 pages | 1855

    A circular letter sent from Treasurer Amos T. Hall of the Office of the Central Military Tract Railroad Company to inform a stockholder that "the Capital Stock of the company be called in" and payable "10 per cent April 14th and 15 per cent April 26th." This letter was sent from Chicago, Illinois and is dated March 5, 1855.
  25. Chicago and Burlington Rail Road Line circular
    Image | 2 pages | 1856

    A circular from the Chicago and Burlington Rail Road Line General Freight Office informing "agents on this line are hereby authorized to make a deduction of twenty per center from tariff rates on all corn shipped to Chicago" and "on grain." This circular is dated May 6, 1856.
  26. To Rail Road Companies
    Image | 2 pages | 1857

    A leaflet entitled "To Rail Road Companies" created by R. Root informing railroad lines of the "rotary fan blower" to clear the railroad tracks. R. Root circulated this leaflet in Galesburg, Illinois and it is dated December 16, 1857.
  27. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Illinois Sunday School Union
    Image | 20 pages | 1833

    A pamphlet entitled "Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Illinois Sunday School Union, Held at the State House in Vandalia, December 4, 1833." This pamphlet was published by Ashford Smith in Rock-Spring, Illinois in 1834.
  28. Iowa and Missouri Lands for Sale
    Image | 2 pages

    A poster entitled "Iowa and Missouri Lands for Sale" in which C. H. Moore advertises various plots of land in Iowa and Missouri. C. H. Moore resided in Clinton, Illinois.
  29. Is a Dollar Worth Coming After?
    Image | 2 pages

    A leaflet entitled "Is a Dollar Worth Coming After?" advertising Frank W. Vorse's agricultural implements "to show you such good Goods and at such low prices that we may sell you some other articles at a fair margin." This leaflet was published by Iowa State Leader.
  30. Morean and Roberts advertisement
    Image | 2 pages | 1850

    An advertisement for "an assortment of Drugs, Medicines, Paints, etc." and "Miscellaneous Books" from Morean & Roberts. This advertisement was published by C. H. Roberts in Jerseyville, Illinois on March 18, 1850.
  31. Agency for the Location of Military Land Warrants, in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois
    Image | 2 pages | 1851

    A circular entitled "Agency for the Location of Military Land Warrants, in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois" in which John W. Taylor advertises land "in a section of the country that is rapidly filling up with enterprising citizens and fast increasing in value." This land was offered specifically to "the surviving, or the widow or minor children of deceased commissioned officers...
  32. Flint and Wheeler Commission and Forwarding Merchants circular
    Image | 2 pages | 1851

    A circular from Flint and Wheeler advertising their business, "Flint and Wheeler Commission & Forwarding Merchants" opened in Chicago, Illinois. The circular is dated April 21, 1851.
  33. Knoxville Journal advertisement receipt
    Image | 2 pages | 1852

    A receipt of payment “To [advertise] Nooflaud’s[sic?] German Bitters, one year as per contract" to be published in the Knoxville Journal by the journal's Job Office in Knoxville, Illinois. The receipt is dated May 25, 1852.
  34. Lanphier and Walker's Printing Establishment
    Image | 2 pages | 1854

    A flyer entitled "Lanphier & Walker's Printing Establishment" inviting "County Officers" to view and purchase "an elegant assortment of job materials" in Springfield, Illinois. The flyer is dated January 1854.
  35. Recommendations for new business owners leaflet
    Image | 2 pages | 1856

    A leaflet from "Rumsey, Bro. & Co. Storage and Commission Merchants, and Shippers of Produce, Provisions, &c" advertising their "leased a portion of our premises to Messrs. Tanner, Andrews, & Co...who will succeed us in the Transportation and Forwarding of Merchandise." Rumsey, Bro. & Co. recommends new business owners to clients in Chicago, Illinois. This document is dated ...
  36. The Prices for the Current Year Are
    Image | 2 pages | 1856

    A circular entitled "The Prices for the Current Year Are" advertising three stove sizes as manufactured by W. & J. Treadwell, Perry & Norton and the representing agent, George H. Hazelton in Chicago, Illinois. This document is dated March 1, 1856.
  37. Rogers and Leaming Attorneys at Law and Real Estate Agents advertisement
    Image | 2 pages | 1857

    An advertisement for "Rogers & Leaming, Attorneys at Law, and Real Estate Agents" in Bloomington, Illinois in 1857.
  38. Sangamo Insurance Company
    Image | 2 pages | 1857

    A financial document providing notice of the Sangamo Insurance Company's success as it is "fully organized and prepared to receive money on deposit, loan money on bills and notes, buy and sell exchange, etc." This company was authenticated in March 1857 and the document is signed by Vice President Pascal Enos in Springfield, Illinois.
  39. Minutes of the Seventeenth Annual Session of the Salem Baptist Association
    Image | 12 pages | 1850

    A pamphlet entitled "Minutes of the Seventeenth Anniversary of the Salem Baptist Association: Held with the Fall Creek Baptist Church, August 23d, 24th, & 25th, 1850." This document was printed by the Office of the Monmouth Atlas in Monmouth, Illinois in 1850.
  40. Minutes of the Fourteenth Annual Session of the Nine-Mile Baptist Association
    Image | 16 pages | 1858

    A pamphlet entitled "Minutes of the Fourteenth Annual Session of the Nine-Mile Baptist Association: Held with the Grand-Point Baptist Church, Washington County, Illinois, the 28th, 29th, and 30th days of September, 1858." This document was printed by E. J. Montague in Chester, Illinois in 1858.