• Proclamation of Governor Yates

    Yates, Richard

    A circular entitled "Proclamation of Governor Yates" issued by Governor Yates, requesting a military draft for "nine regiments of infantry" in Illinois. This circular includes a letter addressed to Pr…

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  • Argument of the State Superintendent of Common Schools of the State of Illinois

    Edwards, Ninian W

    A pamphlet entitled "Argument of the State Superintendent of Common Schools of the State of Illinois, in favor of a plan for a school system for the State of Illinois" created by State Superintendent…

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  • Joseph Berry for Probate Justice of the Peace in Scott County

    French, Augustus C, Cooley, H

    A poster from Illinois Governor Augustus C. French approving Joseph Berry for "office of Probate Justice of the Peace for the county of Scott" for two years. The document is signed by Governor French…

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  • Illinois Journal: Canadian news from the war

    A newspaper clipping from the Illinois Journal entitled "Arrival of the Canadian News from the seat of War!" describing war reports from different locations in the United States and Canada. This clipp…

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  • Sangamo Journal Extra tax list

    A list of unpaid taxes in Sangamon County published on November 2, 1833. This list of taxes was signed and published by the Illinois state auditor and circulated in this newspaper publication "Sangamo…

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  • An Act to Incorporate the City and Bank of Cairo in the State of Illinois

    A pamphlet entitled "An Act to Incorporate the City and Bank of Cairo in the State of Illinois" published by Blair and Rives in Washington, D.C. in 1836.

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  • Thomas J. Burns letter for door keeper in the House of Representatives

    Burns, Thomas J

    A letter from Thomas J. Burns to Honorary James Woollard soliciting votes for Woollard in exchange for a position as "door keeper of the House of Representatives." This letter was sent from Springfiel…

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  • The Independent Democrat, vol. 1, no. 1

    Trumbull, Lyman

    A periodical entitled "The Independent Democrat" created by Lyman Trumbull, Esq. offering legal and political advice. This issue was published in Springfield, Illinois on March 20, 1843.

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  • Free Homes for For Free Men: Speech of Hon. Galusha A. Grow of Pennsylvania

    Grow, Galusha A

    A pamphlet entitled "Free Homes for For Free Men: Speech of Hon. Galusha A. Grow of Pennsylvania" presented to the House of Representatives on February 29, 1860. The document is "for sale at the offic…

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  • Dissolution

    Birchall, Caleb, Owen, Thomas

    A circular entitled "Dissolution" from Caleb Birchall and Thomas Owen explaining "the firm of Birchall & Owen is this day dissolved by mutual consent"; however the drug and book departments will remai…

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  • Goudy's Illinois and Missouri Farmer's Almanac

    Goudy, E. T

    A pamphlet entitled "Goudy's Illinois and Missouri Farmer's Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the year 1846" which includes various weather and lunar information. This document was publis…

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  • Speech of Honorary Thomas L. Harris on the tariff question

    Illinois State Register

    A pamphlet entitled "Speech of the Hon. Thos. L. Harris, of Illinois, on the Tariff Question in reply to the Speech of Mr. Hampton, of Pennsylvania." This publication includes the 6 page "Letter of Ho…

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  • Goudy's Illinois Farmer's Almanac

    Goudy, R

    A periodical entitled "Goudy's Illinois Farmer's Almanac" published by R. Goudy, Jr. in Springfield, Illinois. This publication includes various meteorological information and lunar phases for each mo…

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  • Lanphier and Walker's Printing Establishment

    A flyer entitled "Lanphier & Walker's Printing Establishment" inviting "County Officers" to view and purchase "an elegant assortment of job materials" in Springfield, Illinois. The flyer is dated Janu…

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  • Sangamo Insurance Company

    Enos, Pascal

    A financial document providing notice of the Sangamo Insurance Company's success as it is "fully organized and prepared to receive money on deposit, loan money on bills and notes, buy and sell exchang…

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  • The Quincy Whig Supplement

    A special edition newspaper entitled "The Quincy Whig---Supplement" presenting the "Address to the People of Illinois" with the constitution in Springfield, Illinois on May 13, 1870.

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  • Legislative State Register Extra

    Carlin, Thomas

    A special edition newspaper entitled "Legislative State Register--Extra" issuing Governor Thomas Carlin's message to Congress on the Illinois' financial crisis. This publication was printed in Springf…

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