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

Illinois Constitutional Convention. Constitution of the State of Illinois, Adopted by the Convention, Assembled at Springfield, June 7, 1847, in Pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois, Entitled "An Act to Provide for the Call of a Convention."

Election Notice! State of Illinois---Morgan County. [Caption title]. Folio broadside on blue paper.

1809/10 Holograph Ink Illinois-Wabash Land Company Minutes. 4to. 4 pp.

New Constitution of the State of Illinois. Presented by Hawley & Grant... [Wrapper title].

Rockford Register. Extra. Rockford, April 3, 4 P.M. Capture of Richmond Conformed! Petersburg Evacuated! [Caption title (in six lines)]. Narrow 8vo. broadside, with eagle & flag motif.

Black Paper Silhouette and Photograph Album. Downer’s Grove and Hinsdale, Illinois, circa 1890. Oblong octavo album, 7" x 10." 35 pp. Twenty-five leaves on which are mounted fifty silhouette bust profiles (about 4 x5 inches each) of which forty-three are identified; an additional identified silhouette in an envelope. Ten leaves contain eleven mounted photographs, ten of which are identified. Inside back cover, label of “Ward’s Album for Unmounted Photographs”. Leatherette cover worn, leaves chipped at corners, some disbound, photos pasted in.

Printed Form, Accomplished in Manuscript, Dated March 6, 1841, Being a Judgment Confirming the Sale of a 160 Acre Tract of Land in Hancock Co., Illinois for Non-payment of Taxes ($2.71) to one Southworth Shaw Jr. of Suffolk Co., Mass. Single sheet folded to form two leaves, each 13” x 8." Printed on recto of first leaf only, other pages blank save for manuscript docket on verso of second leaf. Signed three times by William Backenstos, Sheriff of Hancock Co., and twice by Geo. W. Thatcher, Clerk of the County Commissioners’ Court, with blindstamp seal. Neatly folded in quarters. Fine.

Samuel Hull & Family, Farmer and Store Accounts. 1842-1894. Wallingford, Connecticut. 175 pp., plus eight letters 1852-1871; 19 pp., plus about 15 loose receipts, and 2 Wallingford property deeds 1891 and 1910. Calf backed boards, small folio. Letters chipped at edges, some tears and small holes at folds.

Office [of the] Great Western Horse Ins[urance] & Detective Co., Decatur, Ill. STOP THIEF!….[Caption title]. Broadside, 13” X 9”, signed in type twice by J.O. Sloan, Sec’y of the company, and dated Decatur, May 4, 1866 at bottom. With an engraved cut (approx. 2-5/8” x 6”) of a posse in pursuit of a horse thief, the lead rider shouting, “Stop Thief.” Edges lightly dust-soiled, a few spots of foxing. Very good.

Alaska, Kansas & Cuba R.R. Reasons Why It Should Be Permanently Located. [Caption title]. Narrow folio broadside.

THE UPPER MISSISSIPIAN.--Extra. Six Column Double Folio Broadside. (With complete title: The Upper Mississipian and Rock Island Republican.) July 21, 1846.

QUINCY COLLEGE. For Ladies and Gentlemen. [Caption title]. 4to. broadsheet, (11" x 8-5/8"), with a cut (3" x 4-7/8") of the college building on recto.

Premium List and Regulations for the Fifth Annual Fair and Exhibition of the Du Page County Agricultural & Mechanical Society to be Held on the Society's Grounds, One-half Mile South of the Railroad Station, at the Village of Wheaton, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept., 28, 29, & 30, 1858.

Commencement of Knox College, Wednesday, June 26, 1850. [Caption title].

Laws Passed by the General Assembly of Illinois Territory, at Their Sixth Session, Held at Kaskaskia—1817-'18.

A Collection of Four Pieces of Ephemera (3 broadside circulars and a leaflet) Relating to H.G. Farrell's Arabian Liniment, as below.

The Laws of Illinois, Passed at Seventh General Assembly...December, 1830.

Chambers & Knapp's Missouri and Illinois Almanac, for the Year...1847...

Goudy's Illinois Farmer's Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge...1844. No. 10.

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.]

Revised Ordinances of the City of Bloomington, and the Laws of Illinois Relating Thereto, Together With the Constitution of the United States, and the State of Illinois: The Declaration of Independence, and the Charters of the Cities of Springfield and Quincy. Revised and Published by the Authority of the Corporation of ... Bloomfield, Under the Supervision of J.M. Scott and W.H. Hanna.

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.

Illinois State Medical Society. Committee On Practical Medicine and Epidemics, Samuel Thompson, M.D. .... Albion, A.G. Henry, M.D. ... Springfield, Daniel Stahl, M.D. ... Quincy.

Sparta Democrat—Extra [Caption title].

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.

AIKMAN, R. & JOHN CR Two Letters Regarding the Illinois Frontier, 1821 & 1842. 4to. 3 pp. Docketed & 1 p. Docketed.

AVISE, BENJAMIN & AV Two ALSs to Relatives Strongly Disparaging Mormon Leaders. Carthage, Hancock County, Illinois, January 20, 1843 and May 3, 1846. Sm. folio. 6 pp. Docketed, one hand franked, one postmarked. Separating at folds, slight tearing, browned, bright ink.

BAKER, THOMAS L. Account Book: Washington Reformed Temperance Society and Farming Accounts (supplied title). 1843-1870. About 35 pp. Farming, about 10 pp. Temperance Minutes. 10 loose scraps, receipts. Notebook, 6.25 x 8 in. Ink & pencil. Board covers, calf spine. Cover well worn, spine worn, chipped at bottom. Pages browned.

BALDWIN, THERON. Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress, and Wants, of Illinois College. May, 1832.

BECKER, JOHN. 25 DOLLARS REWARD. [Rule.] On the night of the 16th of February, some person or persons broke into John Becker's store in Victoria, Knox county, and robbed it of $200 worth, or more, of Goods....Caption & beginning of text].

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

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.

BROCK, D.S. Brock's Cholera Mixture. [Caption title]. 4to. broadside (8-7/8" x 7-7/8"), signed in type by D.S. Brock, "Doctor of Medicine and Operative Surgery/ Carlinville, Illinois" at conclusion.

BUCHANAN, JAMES. Illinois State Journal--Supplement. [Caption title]. Elephant folio broadside, printed in seven columns. The President's Message.

CARLIN, THOMAS. Thomas Carlin, Governor of the State of Illinois...Know Ye, That Thomas Bush [in ms.] having been duly elected to the office of 3rd Lieutenant in [in ms.] the 55th [in ms.] Regiment of the State of Illinois...[Caption title & partial text]. Oblong sm. folio.

CLARKE, HENRY A. Dry Goods Account Book. Oswego, Kendall County. July 16, 1846. 7.5 x 12 inches. Old calf backed boards, alpha index. 199 numbered pages, some (about 10) pages torn, missing. Binding worn, bite out of lower right corners of pages, child's scribbling. Multiple newspaper scraps, a few pasted in.

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

COOK, DAVID. Bardolph, (Illinois) Three (3) Page ALS to Brother and Sister in Virginia. December 19, 1857. Sheet 8.5 x 14 inches, folded in half. No cover. Legible bright hand, ink.

COREY, V.B. Account Book of the Medical Practice of Dr. V.B. Corey, West Point, Illinois, 1860-70. Ink, in a legible hand.

CURTISS, DANIEL S. Western Portraiture, and Emigrants' Guide: a Description of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa; with Remarks on Minnesota, and Other Territories.

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.

DOUGLASS !, STEPHEN Kansas, Utah, and the Dred Scott Decision. Remarks...

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.

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.

GIVENS, WILLIAM T., WILLIAM T. GIVENS FAMILY Correspondence. Morgan County, Illinois. 1832-1884. Seven letters, 18 pp. Most sized 8 x 13 inches. Folds, tears at folds, browned. [1] March 10, 1832 appt to WT Givens promotion to Captain signed by Col. Abram B. Dewitt 1 p. [2] November 7, 1838, signed by Thos. C. Burch and Mary Burch. Bargain and sale deed to William and Lydia Givens, Knox County Kentucky. Signed by James Ballinger, Clerk. seals, 2 pp. docketed. [3] November 6, 1843, A.L.S., R.H. and Lucinda Givens to William T. Givens and Sister. 3 pp., folded with integral address. [4] City of Jefferson (Missouri). January 9, 1844. A.L.S., J. Chilton Burch to Mrs. Ann Burch in Franklin, Morgan County, Il. 3 pp. Folded with integral address. Postmarked. [5] March 13, 1852, Rusk County, Texas. A.L.S., Mary J. Wright to brother William T. Givens in Franklin, Morgan County, Il. 3 pp. Folded with integral address, postmarked. [6] June 29, 1852. Rusk County, Texas. A.L.S. Mary J. Wright to Brother William T. Givens, in Waverly, Morgan County, Il. 3 pp. [7] May 21, 1884, A.L.S. Thomas W. Shaw, Dallas, Texas, to Cousin Jennie Givens in Waverly, Ill. 4 pp.

GLOVER, L. M. The Sanctuary-Its Adaption to Spiritual Ends.

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

HALSEY, HERRICK ROGE H.R. Halsey’s Book of Estrays. Stark County, Illinois, 1852-1857. Notebook, 3.75 x 6 inches. 30 pp. Ink. Contemp. flexible calf bound, pages tight. Some pages scribbled with child’s pencil, no loss.


LEWIS, WILLIAM. Ledger of William Lewis, General Store Owner & Farmer. Brooklyn, Illinois. 1836-1845. 473 numbered pages. 3 pages overpasted with news clippings. Folio, 10.5 x 15 inches. Contemp. calf bound, leather tips. Hand written alpha index at front. Cover worn, pages browned, some doodled. Few pages half torn or missing.

LITCHFIELD, FREDERIC Three (3) pp. ALS, Brooklyn, Connecticut, to Eldridge G. Hill in Troy Grove, LaSalle County, Illinois. June 16, 1844. Sheet 13 x 16", folded in half. Browned, brittle, tears at folds. Third page missing at end. Integral address with wax seal.

LOVEJOY, JOSEPH C. a Memoir of the Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy; Who Was Murdered in Defence of the Liberty of the Press, at Alton, Illinois, Nov. 7, 1837. With an Introduction by John Quincy Adams.

LOVEJOY, OWEN. An Agricultural Poem...Delivered Before the Bureau County Agricultural Society, October 1859.

M'KENDREE COLLEGE. Annual Exhibition of the Philosophian Society, of M'Kendree College. Tuesday Evening July 18, 1848. [Caption title]. 8vo. broadside.

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

MITCHELL, JAMES. Illinois Bounty Lands For Sale or Redemption. [Caption title].

PECK, J.M. A Guide for Emigrants, Containing Sketches of Illinois, Missouri, and the Adjacent Parts.

RICE, JOEL & SONS. Groceries, Iron, Nails, &c....Attention of Merchants....We Wish to Call the Attention of Blacksmiths,...Farmers and Others....Elephant folio broadside, with extremely decorative typographical border.

ROOT, RILEY. To Rail Road Companies.

ROOT, RILEY. Musical Philosophy; Comprising the Transposition of the Musical Keys, In All Its Varied Forms, Together With Many Abstruse Questions Relating to Transposition, and the Nature and Changes of Musical Intonation.

STUART, JOHN TODD. Autograph Notice to Appear to take Deposition, Signed by J.T. Stuart. 1831. Accepted for Service by George Forquer, Attorney for the Defendant. March 3, 1831. 8 x 10.25 inches, 1 p. Verso docketed "Notice". Browned, previous folds.

STURTEVANT, PROF. J. A Discourse, Delivered at the Funeral of Hon. Joseph Duncan, Ex-Governor of...Illinois, January 16, 1844.

SUPPINGER, JOSEPH. Reisebericht der familie Köpfli & Suppiger nach St. Louis am Mississippi und gründung von New-Switzerland, im staate Illinois.

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