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Final Report of the Proceedings of the Masonic Board of Relief, of the City of Chicago, Organized to Distribute the Funds...for the Relief of Master Masons, and the Widows and Children of Deceased Brethern, Who Were Rendered Needy by the Great Conflagration in the City of Chicago...
1872
 

The Wauchope Grader and Ditcher. Road-Making. Earth Roads, and How To Build Them. What Everybody Wants to Know.
1875
 

Charter, Constitution and By-Laws, with a List of Officers, etc., of the Chicago Historical Society. Organized 1856. Incorporated 1857.
1858
 

Constitution and Canons of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the Diocese of Illinois. Adopted at the Convention held in St. Paul's Church, Peoria, 21st, 22d and 23rd October, 1857.
1857
 

Scenes in Florida.
1894
 

Gane Bros. & Co. Importers and Dealers in Book-Binders' Stock and Leather Manufacturers, 88 Wabash Avenue, Chicago. [address changed in ink to 179 Monroe St.).
1886
 

The Whitely Exerciser.
1893
 

Extensive Letter from "John" in Chicago to William Henry Pierce, Concerning Travels and Hunting. July 22, 1855. Postmarked envelope addressed to Wm. H. Pierce, Esq. Springwater, Livingston County, NY. Blue paper 12.5” x 14”. Folded. 3 pp. Ink, some bleedthrough, legible hand.
1855
 

Cook County, Illinois, Tax Receipt Book for Grant Family. August 1881 to 1897. Printed Ledger of Tax Receipts for City of Chicago with Official Stamps of the Tax Collector & a few tipped in receipts. Cover title: “125 Clark Street Louis M. Grant. Lawyer Chicago." Inside endpaper: “Wm C. Grant." 140 pp. Oblong sm. folio. Binding worn, broken at spine.
1881
 

INGENIERIA Moderna Panamericana. Vol. I, # 7-Vol. II. January-December 1910. Large 4to. Pp. 207-398 & 164 pp., plus numerous ads.
1910
 

History of Medicine and Surgery and Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago.
1922
 

P[eter] Pruyne & Co. Drugstore Inventories. May 1831, May 1834, May 1835; Seven Bills of Lading, 1835-6. Folio. 53 pp. A Few News Clippings. Board covers with calf spine. Well worn, signatures intact but separated from spine. Group of center pages cut out. Pages browned.
1831
 

PINKERTON’S NATIONAL POLICE AGENCY. To the Legal Profession: Gentlemen, The undersigned takes the liberty of presenting this circular, with the view of calling your attention to his Detective Agencies….[Caption & beginning of text]. Broadside, 10“ x 8," signed in type by Allan Pinkerton at conclusion.
1867
 

General Instructions to Agents. [Caption title]. Broadside, 11” x 8-3/8," printed on light blue paper. Signed in type by R.B. Mason, General Sup’t. at conclusion, Illinois Central R.R. Office, Chicago...Old folds, brown stain in central portion, otherwise very good.
1855
 

Programme of Procession/ To Escort the Remains of/ President Lincoln/ From the Court House to the Funeral Train for Springfield./ The Court House will be closed at 8 o'clock, precisely, and the remains of/ the late President escorted to the Springfield Train in the following order:/ BAND./ CHIEF MARSHALL--Colonel R. M. Hough,/...Broadside, 5-3/8" x 8". Printed in white on dark silk, with border. Handsome modern wood frame (old style).
1865
 

The Song Messenger of the Northwest [caption title]. Vol. III, No. 11 [et al.]. Altogether, 8 numbers from volumes III and IV, as below.
1866
 

The Leading Jeweler of the West. A.H. Miller, Importing and Manufacturing Jeweler and Silversmight, Cor. Randolph and Clark Streets, Chicago...[Caption title & partial text]. Broadside 6-1/2" x 9-1/4". Black print on green stock. Pasted to board. Illustration of the large A.H. Miller building in Chicago.
1868
 

The Democratic Platform for 50 Years. The Immortal Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions of 1798, with Their History and Application, To the Preseent Convention.
1864
 

Chicago; Her Commerce and Railroads: Two Articles Published in the Daily Democratic Press.
1853
 

Brave Ulysses is the Man! Grant Campaign Song and Chorus. Words by Charles Haynes. Music by J.C. Haynes.
1868
 

Specifications of the Manner of Building Locks for the Illinois & Michigan Canal, of 10 feet lift. When the lift varies, the dimensions of the walls will be made to conform to the variation. Seems to be dated in ink 1846.
1847
 

A New Kind of Plow!/ F.F. Smith's Patent? "Cast-Cast-Steel" Turf & Stubble Plows. [Caption title]. Manufactured by Collins & Co., Hartford, Connecticut/ Principal Western Depot,/ 233 Lake St., Chicago. Henry H. Taylor, General Agent....For Sale only by Guinnep & Smith, Danville, Ill., Agents for Vermillion Counties in Illinois and Indiana. [Elephant folio broadside, with two woodcuts of plows.]
1870
 

ILLINOIS BAPTIST ANNIVERSARIES [Wrapper title]. A run of seven consecutive issues. [V.p. 1852-1858.] Altogether, 7 vols. 8vo. Printed wrappers, some shelfwear with light stains and soiling, &c., one year damaged (see below), otherwise generally very good.
1852
 

Transactions...for the Year 1853.
1853
 

HUGUNIN, HIRAM. Commission Merchant and Great Lakes Ship’s Captain Who Traded in Early Chicago; includes many Medical Cures. July 25, 1836 to September 20, 1837. Includes Many Handwritten Folk Medicine Receipts and Various Newspaper Clippings. Bound ledger 8 x 10 inches. 46 written pages. Paper covered boards with calf spine. Spine separated, pages loose, some corners torn. Ink and pencil.
1836
 

ANDREWS, EDMUND. A New Plastic Operation for Certain Deformities of the Face. [From the Transactions of the Illinois State Mediccal Society.]
1866
 

ANON. History of the Great Chicago Fire, October 8,9, and 10, 1871.
1871
 

ANON. Luke Darrell, the Chicago Newsboy.
1866
 

ANON. The Complete Cattle Doctor: a Treatise on the Diseases of Horned Cattle and Calves....
1848
 

BAILEY, JOHN C.W. Co Kane County Gazetteer Containing Directories of the Various Cities...and a Directory of the Names, Occupation, and Post Office Addresses of the Merchants, Manufacturers & Farmers Throughout Kane County...
1867
 

BARTLETT, SAMUEL C. An Appeal for Ministers: A Discussion on the Necessity for a Great Effort to Supply the Country with Preachers of the Gospel...
1865
 

BLANCHARD, RUFUS. Discovery and Conquests of the North-West, with the History of Chicago. Part I. Complete in itself.
1879
 

BOND, J. WESLEY Minnesota and Its Resources to Which Are Appended Camp-Fire Sketches or Notes of a Trip from St. Paul to Pembina and Selkirk Settlement on the Rred River of the North.
1856
 

BRECKINRIDGE, SOPHON The Child in the City. A Series of Papers Presented at the Conferences Held During the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit.
1912
 

BRIMI, CARL L. Student Medical Notes. 1895-98. Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois. 267 pp. (1) Lectures on Therapeutics. 1895-96. Bound notebook, 99 pp. 8 x 12.75 inches. Board cover with leather tips, "Record" on cover, pencil. (2) Lectures on Surgery 1896-98. Bound notebook, 8.5 x 12. 5 inches, cloth with leather tips. 168 pp. Lined pages, legible ink. Some blank pages scribbled by child, no loss.
1895
 

BURCH. The Only Complete Report of the Burch Divorce Case: Containing a Comprehensive History of the Case--the Preliminary Movements, the "Confession" of Mrs. Burch, Opening Speeches of Counsel, the Deposition of Parties Implicated, and All the Testimony...Specially Reported by the Law Reporter of the "New York Daily Times."
1860
 

CHAMPNEY, JULIUS B. History of the Champney Family, Containing Biographical Sketches, Letters, Reminiscences, &c. Illustrated.
1867
 

CLARKE, THOMAS. Sir Copp. A Poem for the Times, in Six Cantos.
1865
 

COLBERT, E. Chicago. Historical and Statistical Sketch of the Garden City: a Chronicle of Its Social, Municipal, Commercial and Manufacturing Progress...
1868
 

CONKLING, HENRY. An Inside View of the Rebellion, and American Citizens' Text-Book.
1864
 

DEAN, JOSEPH P. “Account Book of Joseph P. Dean & Co. Day Book & Ledger Combined." September 1858 to August 1859. 21 pp. 8.5 x 14 inches. Marbled board covers, calf spine. Last pages cut out or sectioned. Spine wear, ink slightly faded.
1858
 

DEMOCRATIC PARTY--NA Spirit of the Chicago Convention. Extracts from All the Notable Speeches... [Caption title].
1864
 

EDGERTON, WILD. McClellan and the People! Conservative Union Mass Convention and "McClellan Minute Guard" Flag Raising. Chicago, August 27, 1864. Songs for the People. [Caption title]. Sm. folio broadside, printed in four columns.
1864
 

EVANS, JOHN. Address to the Graduating Class of Rush Medical College on the Nature, Utility, and Obligations of the Medical Profession.
1850
 

FILLEY, WILLIAM. Life and Adventures of...Who Was Stolen from His Home in Jackson, Mich., by the Indians, August 3d, 1837, and His Safe Return from Captivity, October 19, 1866...
1867
 

FORD, GOV. THOMAS. A History of Illinois, from Its Commencement as a State in 1814[!] to 1847, Containing a Full Account of the Black Hawk War, the Rise, Progress, and Fall of the Mormons, the Alton and Lovejoy Riots, and Other Important and Interesting Events.
1854
 

FORD, GOV. THOMAS. A History of Illinois, from Its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847, Containing a Full Account of the Black Hawk War, the Rise, Progress, and Fall of the Mormons, the Alton and Lovejoy Riots, and Other Important and Interesting Events.
1854
 

GAGE, GEORGE M. Five & One-Half (5-1/2) Page ALS to Nephew, Bill, Concerning the Chicago Fire. Winnetka, [Illinois], October 22, 1871. Sheet 5 x 8 inches. Ink. Browned, tears at folds. Legible hand.
1871
 

GOODRICH, ALBERT E. General Dealers and Manufacturers of Oil. Chicago. August 25th, 1862. Dear Sir: Your perusal of the following list of articles and prices we beg leave to ask.... [caption and beginning of text].
1862
 

GOODSPEED, REV. E.J. History of the Great Fires in Chicago and the West...
1871
 

GOODWIN, H.M. The Suggestive Method. An Address Delivered before the Teachers' Institute, at Rockton, Illinois, October 18, 1850.
1850
 

GRAHAM, J.D. Messages from the Governors of Maryland and Pennsylvania, Transmitting the Reports of the Joint Commissioners, and of Lieut. Col. Graham...in relation to the Intersection of the Boundary Lines of the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware, being a Portion of Mason and Dixon's Line. With a Map. Second Edition.
1862
 

HAINES, ELIJAH M. Laws of Wisconsin Concerning the Organization and Government of Towns, and the Powers and Duties of Town Officers and Boards of Supervisors, with Numerous Practical Forms.
1858
 

HALE, EDWIN M. A Systematic Treatise on Abortion.
1866
 

HARRIS & MORROW. The Bon Ton Directory Giving the Names in Alphabetical Order, Addresses and Hours of Reception of the Most Prominent and Fashionable Ladies Residing in Chicago and Its Suburbs.
1879
 

HERBERT, HENRY WILLI The Spider and the Fly; or, Tricks, Traps, and Pitfalls of City Life. By One Who Knows.
1873
 

HILLS, JOHN P. MRS.. The Prairie Casket.
1875
 

HOLDEN, E. GOODMAN. A Famous Victory.
1880
 

HOLLEY, H.W. The Heggensville Papers. A Collection of Articles...appertaining to te Founding, Cultivation, Growth...of the City of Heggensville."
1886
 

KANE, THOMAS & COMPA Trade Catalogue of Racine Automatic Engines and Boilers Maritime and Stationary. Steam Launches. Yacht Fittings.
1892
 

KATZENBACH, F. Genl. Tom Thumb's Polka. Introducing some of the General's favorite Melodies.
1863
 

KNAPP, MOSES L. Address Delivered to the Graduating Class of the Indiana Medical College, at the Public Commencement, Feb. 18, 1847.
1847
 

LESTER, FRANK M. Handbook of Chicago Stocks and Bonds.
1889
 

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Abraham Lincoln's Farewell Address to His Old Neighbors. Springfield, February 12, 1861...Engraving of Lincoln, by Isaac Bates. Stiff card: 4" x 2-1/2".
1865
 

LUDLAM, R. A Valedictory Address to the Graduating Class of Hahnemann Medical College, Delivered February 27, 1862.
1862
 

MANASSE, L. Catalogue of Sciopticons, Stereopticons, Magic Lanterns, Slides or Views and Mechanical Novelties. Imported and Manufactured by L. Manasse,--Optician...
1887
 

MANFORD, ERASMUS. Twenty-Five Years in the West.
1867
 

MAPES, GEORGE W. A.L.S. to Mr. A. Markes & Co. of Roseburg, Oregon concerning the price of sheep and cattle. Matteson House Hotel, engraved letterhead of hotel, Wabash Ave., Chicago, Illinois. March 8, 1873. 8.5 x 11 in., 1p. with stamped, postmarked cover. Browned, folds, fine.
1873
 

MARSHALL FIELD & CO. Illustrated Catalogue of Jewelry Department.
1893
 

MASON, R.B. The Georgian Bay Canal. Reports of Col. R.B. Mason, Consulting Engineer, and Kivas Tully, Chief Engineer; with an Appendix, Profile, and Map.
1858
 

McCORMICK, C.H. & BR McCormick's Prize Harvesters[,] Mowers and Reapers, (Latest Improvements). [Wrapper title].
1868
 

McCORMICK, CYRUS H. McCormick's Self Raker. Improved for 1867. Unequaled for All Conditions of Heavy or Lodged Grain. The Only Perfect Self-Raker in the United States.
1867
 

MEAD, EDWARD. Report of the Chicago Retreat for the Insane.
1848
 

NORRIS, B.F. & CO. Designs for Jewelers and Engravers.
1876
 

PALMER, BERTHA HONOR Addresses and Reports of Mrs. Potter Palmer, President of the Board of Lady Managers, World's Columbian Commission. Complete Edition.
1894
 

PARSONS, ALBERT RICH A.R. Parson's Appeal to the People of America. [Caption title]. Large 4to broadsheet, three full columns on recto & verso. Fine.
1887
 

PINKERTON, A. FRANK. Dyke Darrel, the Railroad Detective; or, the Crime of the Midnight Express.
1886
 

POE, EDGAR ALLAN. The Works of...Newly Collected and Edited, with a Memoir, Critical Introductions, and Notes, by Edmund Clarence Stedman and George Edward Woodberry.
1894
 

REIGHLEY, CHARLES. Three (3) pp. ALS to Eno L. Freeman, in Almont, Michigan, Concerning Services of an Assistant. Chicago, Sept. 26, 1851. 16 x 9.5 inches. Blue paper folded in half with integral address. Hole at seal, bright, legible.
1851
 

ROOT, GEORGE Ed. The Bugle-Call. [Wrapper title.]
1863
 

RUDDOCK, E.H. The Stepping-Stone to Homoeopathy and Health. First American, from the Sixth London Edition. With Notes by the American Editor.
1871
 

SEEGER, EUGEN & EDWA Chicago. Entwickelung, Zerstorung und Wiederaufbau. Wunderstadt.
1872
 

SLOAN, W.B. Sloan's Complete Farrier and Cattle Doctor...Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Swine, and Poultry...Fifth Edition: Enlarged, Improved, and Splendidly Illustrated.
1869
 

SMITH, GERRIT. Address to the National Temperance Convention Held in Chicago Sept. 1st and 2d, 1869, To the People of the United States. Slavery is gone, but drunkenness stays. There are a million drunkards in our land....[Caption & beginning of text].
1869
 

STEWART, A. M. A Historical Sermon.
1850
 

TAVERNER, H.T. Charles Dickens. The Story of His Life. By the author of the "Life of Thackeray." With Illustrations and Facsimiles.
1870
 

TAYLOR, BENJ. F. January and June. Third Edition.
1860
 

TOWNS, H.H. Four (4) Page ALS from H[orace] H. Towns to G[eorge] R. Carleton, Esq. in Epsom, New Hampshire, Regarding Industry in Chicago. Chicago, May 25, 1856. Sheet, blue paper, 8 x 10.5 inches, folded. Stamped cover postmarked Chicago. Slight water stains. Browned. Legible ink.
1856
 

TURNER, J.B. Industrial Universities for the People. Published in Compliance with Resolutions of the Chicago and Springfield Conventions, and Under the Industrial League of Illinois. Second Edition.
1854
 

UPTON, GEORGE P. Letters of Peregrine Pickle.
1869
 

WEBB, THOMAS SMITH. The Miniature Monitor: Containing All the Monitorial Instructions in Blue Lodge Masonry...Compiled by Rob Morris...
1864
 

WEEDEN, E.S. Information for Soldiers and Their Heirs! [Caption title]. Broadside, 17" x 11". Text in four columns, with three Civil War illustrations beneath title.
1890
 

WELLS, JOEL HENRY Ed
1867
 

WING, J.M. & CO. 7 Days in Chicago.
1878
 

WRIGHT, J.S. and J. THE PRAIRIE FARMER: Devoted to Western Agriculture, Mechanics, and Education. Vol. VI, # 1-12. Jan.-Dec., 1846.
1846
 

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