• Todd's Hotel advertisement

    Todd, A. H

    An advertisement for Todd's Hotel owned by A. H. Todd. This hotel "will be opened about the 1st of April" and suited as "a Business-men's Hotel, and at moderate charges. $2.50 per day," in Chicago, Il…

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  • F. M. Chapman & Co. price list

    F. M. Chapman and Company

    A circular from F. M. Chapman & Co. containing a "card and price list for the ensuing year" of goods from the Agricultural Warehouse, Farming Tool Depot, and Seed Store in Chicago, Illinois in 1854.

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  • Chapin's Cheap Book House trade card

    Chapin, H. D

    A trade card entitled "Chapin's Cheap Book House" advertising "the original old book house" by H. D. Chapin in Chicago, Illinois. This card is two-sided and printed on pink paper.

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  • Social parties invitation

    Hubbard, G. S

    An invitation for J. D. Hamm to attend "The Fourth of the Social Parties will be given at the Lake House, on Thursday Evening, the 8th Instant" from Manager G. S. Hubbard in Chicago, Illinois. This in…

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  • Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad advertisement

    An advertisement for the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad travel from Chicago, Illinois to St. Paul, Minnesota circa 1855.

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  • Briggs and White catalogue

    Briggs and White

    A circular advertising the catalogue of "Briggs and White, Commission Merchants, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in Plan & Painted Wooden, Willow & Cedar Ware" located in Chicago, Illinois in 1854…

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  • The Prices for the Current Year Are

    Hazelton, George H, W. & J. Treadwell, Perry & Norton

    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,…

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  • Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company lands for use

    Baldwin, Elmer, Cullen, William, Sutphen, Charles H

    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 Ro…

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  • J. S. Newhouse Commission and Forwarding Merchant circular

    Newhouse, J. S

    A circular entitled "J. S. Newhouse, Commission and Forwarding Merchant" in which J. S. Newhouse solicits "consignments of Merchandise either for sale here or for forwarding to other parts." This circ…

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  • Subscription list of the Chicago Democrat

    Wentworth, John

    A prospectus of the "Subscription List of the Chicago Democrat" soliciting additional subscribers to the newspaper in Chicago, Illinois. This document was created by John Wentworth circa 1856.

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  • New tubing for water pipes and pumps circular

    A circular advertising "A new and superior article of Tubing for Water Pipes and Pumps of every variety" from a manufacturer in Chicago, Illinois in 1854. This circular was printed by Spaudling and Wi…

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  • F. H. Benson & Co. circular

    F. H. Benson and Company

    A circular from F. H. Benson & Co. advertising their services as "General Real Estate and Collecting Agents and Dealers in Land Warrants" in Chicago, Illinois and La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1854.

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  • Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln

    Haynes, James Edward

    A music score entitled "Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln" by James Edward Haynes and published by H. M. Higgins in Chicago, Illinois in 1864.

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  • To the Freemasons of Illinois

    A circular entitled "To the Freemasons of Illinois" listing the legitimate fraternal organizations and officers in Illinois. This circular was sent from Chicago, Illinois and is dated March 14, 1867.

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  • Recommendations for new business owners leaflet

    Rumsey, Bro. & Company

    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…

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  • Prospectus of the Weekly Democratic Press, vol. 3

    Scripps and Bross

    A "Prospectus of the Weekly Democratic Press. Third Volume" advertising the new newspaper and encouraging additional subscribers. This document was created by Scripps & Bross in Chicago, Illinois, and…

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  • Chicago Wire Works

    An advertisement entitled "Chicago Wire Works, no. 46" presenting prices for various goods from "Snow & Hodge, Proprietors." This advertisement was published by the Chicago Democrat in Chicago, Illino…

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  • Prices and Terms of Separators, Horse Powers, Trucks, Equalizers, Straw Stackers, Corn Shellers, Corn Grinders, etc.

    Pitts, H. A

    A circular entitled "Prices and Terms of Separators, Horse Powers, Trucks, Equalizers, Straw Stackers, Corn Shellers, Corn Grinders, etc." as advertised by H. A. Pitts in Chicago, Illinois. This circu…

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  • Office of the Central Military Tract Railroad Company circular letter

    Hall, Amos T

    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…

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  • Chicago and Burlington Rail Road Line circular

    General Freight Office

    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…

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