• Grande reception musicale et Dansante invitation

    Triennial Committee Knights Templar

    An invitation from the Triennial Committee Knights Templar "to be present at a Grande Reception Musicale et Dansante, to be given at the Grand Exposition Building, on Lake Front Park, Tuesday, August…

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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 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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  • 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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  • Flint and Wheeler Commission and Forwarding Merchants circular

    Flint and Wheeler

    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.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Zouave Cadets Quickstep: Dedicated to the U.S. Zouave Cadets Governors Guard of Illinois

    Vaas, A. J

    A music score entitled "Zouave Cadets Quickstep: Dedicated to the U.S. Zouave Cadets Governors Guard of Illinois" composed by A. J. Vaas and published by Root & Cady in Chicago, Illinois in 1860.

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  • Dixon Weekly Herald--Extra: Republican and Democratic platforms

    A clipping from the "Dixon Weekly Herald--Extra" presenting the Republican and Democratic Party platforms in the election of 1868. The Republican National Convention gathered on May 20, 1868 in Chicag…

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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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  • Repudiation

    A circular entitled "Repudiation," discussing the Republican Party platform in Chicago, Illinois "concerning the public debt."

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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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  • The West Side Savings Bank brochure

    The West Side Savings Bank

    A brochure entitled "The West Side Savings Bank" advertising their hours and services to patrons, including deposits, loans, fees, and children's accounts.This brochure was printed by the Chicago Even…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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