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  1. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
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    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  2. Crawford County tax list
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1848

    A list of unpaid taxes in Crawford County published on August 11, 1848. Each list of taxes was signed and published by the Crawford County Sheriff Leonard D. Cullom in Robinson, Illinois and circulated in newspaper publications such as "Banner--Extra" as required by law.
  3. Rough and ready ball invitation
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages | 1848

    An invitation to attend the "Rough and Ready Ball, to be given at Morse's Hotel in Lockport, on Friday evening." This invitation is dated February 19, 1848.
  4. Portrait of William Mitchell
    Image | 1848

    Three-quarter-length portrait, wearing top hat.
  5. Portrait of Arthur Edward Sheldon Seguin
    Image | 1848

    Three-quarter-length portrait, music sheet in hand. Facsimile signature. From a daguerreotype by Southworth & Hawes.
  6. House of Representatives Report no. 127: Lewis Benedict
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1848

    A government document issued by the House of Representatives, "Report No. 127" describing the verdict of the Committee on Private Land Claims in regards to the "memorial of Lewis Benedict" in Illinois on January, 25, 1848.
  7. M'Kendree College commencement program
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1848

    A program entitled "Commencement. M'Kendree College Order of the Exercises" including orations, music, and prayer. This event was held in Alton, Illinois on July 19, 1848.
  8. Minutes of the Fifteenth Annual Session of the Salem Baptist Association
    Multi-Page Item | 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.
  9. First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad
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    Caption: "The first depot of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Company (now Chicago & Northwestern Railway). This depot stood at the southwest corner of North Canal and West Kinzie streets. It was built in 1848 and was Chicago's first railroad depot. In 1881 the depot was removed. By courtesy of Chicago Historical Society" From text: "It was a one-story frame building...
  10. Planche CXXIV 2
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    Écriture du Xe-XIe siècle.