Old Newspaper Articles, Morgan County Illinois




Old Newspaper Articles
Morgan County IL




Excerpts of newspaper articles on this page:
March 27, 1841
April 3, 1841
April 10, 1841





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The Illinoian
Jacksonville
Saturday, March 27, 1841

appears to be page 2

column 1
political letter
signed WM WILSON, S D LOCKWOOD, T C BROWNE

Messrs Clay & King....difficulty between Senators had been settled.
Blair & Rives have been dismissed as Printers to the Senate
Hon J T Stuart has returned home...

column 2
The Convention Question
The Climax of Corruption Capped

column 3
Results of Intemperance

column 4
New Appointments
O M HATCH, Esq, has been appointed Clerk of the Court for Pike County.
Mr Berry has been appointed clerk of the circuit court of Cass county
in place of N B Thompson

Correspondence from the Baltimore Patriot

column 5
appointments by the President, by and with the advice of the Senate....

LIST OF LANDS
And other real estate, situated in the county of Scott, and State of illinois, on which the taxes remain due, and unpaid for the year 1840
TOWN OF WINCHESTER
Salm Allen & co
John Berry
James Baily
Wm J Burgess
Samuel Brown
David Boyd
John Carter
George Camp
James Cole
Wm H Coyle
Isaac Die
John Duvall
Wm W Durell
Mark W Delaha
Eilidge
Horatio Gather
J W Griswould
Hannah Gratten
P G Gesford
George Griffin
Gray Bennet
Reuben Gaylord
H E Houghton
Richard Hiyeie
Patrick Hare
F T Hale
James Holder
Heirs of Campbell
James Holloway
Dillard Haynie
Wm Haydie
R E?bs
George Haynie
H H Haynie
L E H Houghton
Benet Jewell
John P Jordan
J B Matherly
Richard McGinnin
Preaiant Pheats
Benj Pearson
Lewis Pape
Picket Edware
Jonathan Rusk
J W Riley
Benj Ragland
Patrick Summers
John Sparks
John Swan
L T Thomas
Jno B Thomas
Geo Thorpe
James Tucker
Alex Whitley
T G Williams
W H Wilson
Zadoc York
William York
Zigler Saml S

column 6
A public rehearsal of the exercises of the Singing School taught by Mr Fessenden; may be expected on Wednesday....

LOST- On the evening of the 26th instant, between Heslep's hotel and the Congregational Church, a Lady's Mosaic Breast-pin, with the figure of a dog upon its face. any person leaving the same at D Robb's store shall be rewarded.

Harriet Pogue
vs
George K McGunnegle and unknown heirs of Wm Hill
Petition for dowery
Harriett Pogue widdow of the late Thomas Pogue
County of Cass
petition against them for her dower
...out of the above described real estate and damages for the detention of the same.
James Berry, clerk
R S THOMAS, atto'r for plaif.
March 27, 1841

Circuit court of Scott county - In Chancery
Bill to to enforce conveyance of lands
Benj P Smith
vs
Joseph Taber
defendant Joseph Tabor is a non-resident of the State of Illinois

CUTLERY
Joseph W KING

Column 7

list of lands continued
Town of Manchester
J & J C Clemmons
Alvin Coe
Royal N Lee
Helen McDanld
Wm M'Connell
E McGovern
B T Moore
Thos Shaw
S S Zigler
S M'Evens
Wm Forest
Wm Kellebrew
Joshua Hanks
Wm Lister
Unknown
Town of NAPLES
Charles collins
Collins, Leslie & Co
G C Allen
Collins, Leslie & Co
J Stites, estate
Collins, Leslie & Co
Collins, Leslie & Co
J Griswould
C Collins
J Stites, estate
Charles Collins
J Griswould
C Collins
J T Newton
T O Duncan
___Harrison
B Gillett
T O Duncan
J R Smith's estate
J McKeys, estate
M W Delahay
O Kellogg
D O Gillett
C Collins
Joseph Shelly
J McKeys, estate
J R Smith's estate
C Collins
O P Cobb, estate
T O Duncan
Thomas Shaw
D O Gillett
C Collins
Charles McDougherty
T O Duncan
Borden Kellogg
Isaac G Israel
Alex Vanpelt
C Collins
Unknown Lots in the Town of OXVILLE
Eli Pike
Adron Madison
Isaac Smith
Samuel Clark

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next page [edge cut off]
am Allison
ed'k Bean
A Brace
Christman
Collins & Co.
B Chamberlin
Thos P Clark
Sam Daniels
Ven Daniels
Nimrod Funk
James Homes
Thos January
Robert Mosely
J G Stephenson
caleb Jones
John Turner
Coleman Tod
Joel Wilkison
Jno S Brown
Joseph Baker
James Coullis
John Carter
Coffin
Alvin Coe
Isaac Decker
H H Haynie
James Hart
Wm Langston
Wm Marshall
Robt M'Mahon
David Marks
Ben Ragland
Nathl Stone
Chas Stuart
J Tankersly
C Tankersly
Lor Young
Saml Robb
J Wilcoxen
Hen Spencer
N Dougherty
Edwd Wade
Jas Young
Warren Coe
Bev Holiday
James Bians
Wm Evans
Rd Hamilton
Wm B Cox
G T Moore
J M Wilson
Gar Overton
Wm Miller
S Abrams
Adam Allison
E Buchanan
M K Bronson
Broosier
John Coullis
Chas Collins
Nich Curry
Hnry Ebough
Jno Hamilton
Jan & Dunlap
I G Israel
A Kessinger
J Kessinger
C Morrison
J Willis's est
M Wilson
O Mitchell's est
N Brown
James Mason
C C Perry
J Proctor
Abrm Pults
T Swails
J Shelby
Striker & Collins
Wm six
J steel
Abulon Smith
J Taylor
W Wadsworth
Mrs Ward
A Wills
Unknown
List of Lots in EXETER
D O Gillett
C Collins
M K Brownson
Jacob Edwards
M K Brownson
T Brownson
C Collins & Co
s Berbank
C H Perry
I O Wheeler
S Ryder & co
E S Runion
N W Swift
D O Gillett
C Collins & Co
C Collins
J Pickering
E S Runion
D Vangundy
C Lyons
I Gratton's est
J & P M Lugg
J Densmore
unknown
Vansycke & anderson
H W Vansycke

Notice is hereby given that application will be made to the circuit court of Scott county.....for judgement against said lands
March 27th 1841
The above notice was published in the Illinoian on the 27th day of March 1841, and circulated....
J M Lucas, Publisher

DENTISTRY
H N Lewis respectfully tenders his thanks to his friends for the liberal patronage...
...that he expects to leave town about the last of April (to be absent two or three months)....

Administrators Notice
probate justice....Cass Co
adjusting and settling.....the estate of Jonas McDonald
MARTHA McDONALD Adm'rx
STEPHEN LEE, administrator
20 Mar 1841

FOR SALE
The following described property
A small farm.....on the state road...
county of Scott
living on the premises....Danl PIKE

NOTICE to the creditors of Cassada B Williams,
late of Pike county,Illinois, deceased,
first Monday in MAy next...present your claims for proof and adjustment before
Parvin Paulin, Esq Probate justice.......
DANIEL BUSH, Administrator
Feb 27,1841

Administrators Notice
...I shall attend before the Probate Justice of the Peace of Morgan...
...settling and adjusting.....estate of Rhoda Waite, late of said county
James H Burnet, Ex'r

Notice
Springfield and Alton turnpike or Rail
Road Company In conformity with the 6th sec...
The undersigned commissioners....subscription books will be opened....
JERE A TOWNSEND, Secy
Jonth T Hudson
Jno W Buffum
Benj Godfrey
Cyrus Edwards
L W Twisley
F A Olds
W S Gilman
Benj K Hart
Stephen Griggs
T G Hawley
J B Opdyke
Thos Mathers
J A Townsand
Eljah Hes

To Rent
a large and commodious brick house on the public square...
David B Ayers

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...
disolved by mutual consent.
J KIBBE J W LATHROP
Jacksonville, Jan 1, 1841

column 3

Sale of LAnd
..5th of May next.....in the town of Waverly....
Elisha S TANNER
Asa EASTMAN
Administrators with the will annexed of Joseph A TANNER dec'd
Waverly, March 22d, 1841

Administrator's Notice
...Probate justice....Morgan county.... estate of LEWIS MYERS, late of said county
W N SHOTTON, administrator

STRAYED or Stolen....on saturday 20th last a sorrel horse.....
He left with a black quilted seat panish saddle.......
Any person delivering said horse on my premises on Indian Creek
near Smith's mill Morgan county.......will be liberally rewarded.
ALBERT SHARP

Notice to Breeders -McDonough...will stand ....a blood bay......
         Billy Butcher, a dapple gray....-
A LIGHTER
J P BLAND

Rocky Mountain - will serve mares - M A CHINN

Stray Mare
...Tuesday morning late...bright bay mare...
J B Turner

Sale of school Lands
...section sixteen....lots of forty acres....
Jno T JONES, School Commissioner

New Arrangement
The subscriber having purchased the entire stock of REED & KING...
Hardware & Cutlery Drugs & Medicines Books & Stationary
M M L REED

A Farm to Rent
apply to joseph Henry
W J NEWMAN

THUNDER
All those indebted.....
Wm FRENCH

column 4

BLACKSMITHING
...having commenced business in Jacksonville, on Manvaistere street, in the rear of the Methodist church......
W H LACOX
J A MARTIN

New Painting Establishment
...commenced business in the building on east State street, formerly known as Israel's flour store....every variety of House sign, Chair,
Carriage and Ornamental Painting....
COLE & KIMBLE

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...
disolved by mutual consent.
J M Alexander W K Lindsay

Eclectic Books
Reed & King

M M L REED - all persons indebted....requested to settle

200 shawls of the most approved fashion

I shall apply by petition to the Scott county circuit court........
as guardian of Moses Buchanan and Janette Buchanan minor heirs of
Moses BUCHANAN,deceased.....to set apart the dower of
Clarissa Buchanan, widow and dowress of the said Moses Buchanan, deceased
in the following described land....
A PEAK, Guardian of said heirs.
Exeter, Illinois March 13, 1841

UEL WILLIAMS - Farm for sale - my farm -
apply to Seth Witherby living near the farm......

Joseph Charless Henry T Blow
JOSEPH CHARLESS & Co
Importers and Wholesale Dealers
In Drugs, Medicines, Paints and Dye Stuffs
Oils, Surgical Instruments, Pittsburgh Glass &c &c &c
Manufacturers of White Lead, red lead......

JOSEPH W KING
would inform the public of his removal to the Bow Window, on the west side of the square,
where he has just opened a new and splendid assortment of Watches and Jewelry from New York.......
Dec 8, 1840

CABINET and CHAIR Shop
William BRANSON

Farm for Sale
...Morgan county...
Porter Clay

Notice to all those who have unsettled accounts.....
to authorise my brother Jesse Henry to settle and....
I was absent from home on public business......
JOHN HENRY

Money Wanted Immediately
All those having either Note or book account....
J C ZABRISKIE

column 5

A Farm of 320 Acres
A Great Bargain
Enquire of Porter Clay, real estate agent or of William SAmuel four miles south of Jacksonville.

The undersigned heirs of Isaac JONES, deceased hereby give notice to
Elizabeth CRAIG, late Elizabeth JONES
Lydia Morrison, late Lydia Jones
James Jones, Martha Ann Jones, Mary Jane Jones, Clementine Jones,
Isaac M Jones, and Benjamin G Jones as heirs also of the said Isaac Jones, deceased
That they will apply by petition to the Scott county circuit court....
for an order for a division of the following lands.......
for an order to set apart the dower of Mary Jones, widow and doweress of said Isaac Jones, deceased...
Samuel M JONES
Thomas W JONES
heirs of said Isaac JONES, dec'd

Administrator's Notice
letters of administration ....the estate of William Wood, late of Morgan county....
Rolandon Ham,
Levi J Woods, administrators

To RENT
Two store rooms east of the late auction store
Three rooms south of STARK & PALMER's store......
One room over the New York clothing store and
One room over ALEXANDER & LINDSAY's store
One room adjoining John Henry's Grocery.....
A stable in the north west part of town, formerly owned by F T Goudy.
A dwelling on Springfield street lately occupied by Peter Rockett, stone cutter with or without a stable.
A dwelling near Walker's Lumber yard.
After March 1st next, the store room now occupied by J C Zabriskie, as a clothing store.
After March 28th, next, the dwelling south of E T Goudy's in the west part of town.
Apply over Dr Reed's store, 3rd story,
to Ensley T Goudy, Agent for Joseph Duncan

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing....Cole and Kimble...dissolved by mutual consent
ORLANDER C COLE
STEPHEN KIMBLE

Administrator's Notice
....estate of James McCULLEY, late of Morgan county, dec'd
Samuel CUMMINGS, Admr.

Cloths and Casimeres
KIBBE & LATHROP

JANUARY & DUNLAP- or T T January - claims not closed by note...present them....

Silverware - Joseph W King

New Store
And Cheap Goods
Frederick KING

Administrator's Notice
...Morgan County
the estate of Reuben MOORE, late of said county, deceased
Lindsay LAKE, Admr

C B DeRIEMER & Co - County and Corporation Seals

Land for Sale
As agent, I have a number of tracts...
countied of Cass, Mernard and Tazewell...
My place of residence is one mile east of Virginia, Cass county, Illinois.
B Holmes

We the undersigned take pleasure in recommending...
Mr R W Oliphant's Improved Patented Washing Machine
W P Goldsmith
Z CArter
R Houston
Smith & Salisbury
S C Fogus
G W Chapman
Wm C Scott
Mrs C Heslep
N English
Jno T Jones
J M Lucas
D A Bulkley, sole agent for the West

column 6

Administrator's Notice
decree granted by the Morgan county circuit court....
...administrator of Josiah Meeker, deceased...
will... sell... real estate...Lots in Jacksonville...
lot in Edwardsville, Madison county
H G Rew, Administrator

EDWARD TRASK'S ESTATE
NOTICE is hereby given....
late of the county of Pike....
sell the real estate....to pay debts....
JAMES L THOMPSON, Adm'r

Morgan county Circuit court -IN Chancery
GREENE ERSKINE
vs
Jonathan Gibbons, administrator of Hiram KIMBLE dec'd
Joseph DUNCAN, Terza Kimble, widow of Hiram Kimble, deceased, and
Mary Ellen Kimble, Martin Lewis Kimble, and Hiram Dunlap Kimble,
infant heirs of Hiram Kimble, deceased.
...pursuant to a decree made...November....1839...
I will expose to sale at public auction....parcel of land...county of Morgan.
...conveyed to John A Smith by Willis TANDY....
..the same land conveyed to the said KIMBLE by the administrator of said Smith, and the same which was mortgaged on the 21st day of March 1838 to Joseph Duncan by said Hiram Kimble and wife.
MAT STACY

IN CHANCERY
Hugh W Hawes
vs
the unknown heirs of John Blair deceased
In the Circuit court ...county of Pike....
Notice...at the September term....year 1839 Hugh W Hawes filed his bill against the unknown heirs.... for the foreclosing of a Mortgage... suggestion of William A Grimshaw, solicitor for complainant...
to take depositions of William Watson, witness, a resident...
the deposition of William Watson will be taken...at the office of D H GILMER, Esq....

Administrator's Notice
Probate Justice of the Peace of Morgan County....estate of
Lucy Swift late of the said county....
ELISHA S TANNER Adm'r

Administrator's Notice
....Probate justice....Pike...
final settlement of the estate of Solomon Yokem, late....
Elizabeth YOKEM, Aadmrx

State of Illinois - In the circuit court of Morgan county ....
On petition for the alotment of dower and partition of Real Estate.
Rebecca Ethel, widow and John W Ethel heir of
James Ethel deceased, formerly of Morgan county.....
vs. J H BURTON and A DICKERSON administrators, and
Elizabeth Ethel, Parmelia J Ethel, James H Ethel, and Zerilda Ethel minor heirs of said James Ethel dec'd and A V Wilhoit their guardian
and
Willis J Ethel, minor heir and Lutitia Ethel his guardian.
Notice is hereby given...petition...to assign Dower... and divide the lands....
Dennis Rockwell
Dusenbury, att'y for pltff

CLOVER SEED
REED & KING

column 7

The subscriber having purchased the entire stock of Kibbe & Lathrop......
January 1, 1841 J W LATHROP

JUBILEE COLLEGE
The preparatory department....reception....
The following extracts from the address made by Bishop Chase at the laying of the corner ?? of the chapel and school house......
Terms
The academical year will be divided into two sessions of twenty weeks each. Forty dollars per session will be charged for board and tuition.....
PHILANDER CHASE
Bishop of Illinois

Administrator's Notice
...Probate Justice...of Morgan county...
Jacob Blodgett, late of said county...
Mary P BLODGETT, adm
David CLARKE, Admr

Notice....have taken out letters of administration on the estate of Charles OGLE,
late of Morgan county....
D ROCKWELL, admr
AMANDA M OGLE, admix

Notice
To the creditors of RICHARD STAATS, deceased, late of Pike county, Illinois.
...present your claims...before Parvin Paulin, Esq, Probate Justice....
William A GRIMSHAW, Adm'r of Estate

Chancery Notice
State of Illinois Pike county In the Circuit court
Lymon Scott, complt
against
Thomas Odiorne and Mason Crouse, defendants. In chancery
.....a summons has been issued.....
Witness, Jones Clark, clerk....

Attachment Notice
Jones Clark,
vs
Robert Underwood - In Attachment
...a writ of attachment, has been issued....
the property so attached will be sold....
Jones Clark, clerk

NOTICE -The subscriber has a number of mules running at large in Sangamon and Morgan counties,
and he will give a reasonable reward to any person delivering the same to his residence near Jacksonville.
JOSEPH DUNCAN

A Farm to Let
I will rent ....to the highest bidder... a farm situated on the Springfield road,
one mile east of Jacksonville; now occupied by Shelton Bacon (and better known as the Goodpasture farm).
Terms and....
J HESLEP, agent
for Charles D FooTE?

To Rent
Two rooms south of STARK & PALMER's store
Two store rooms east of B B CHAMBERLAIN' Auction store
The frame dwelling where R GOUDY, sen. now lives.
Two rooms, a few doors west of John HENRY's grocery store
where Peter MENGLE formerly lived
One room over Alexander LINDSAY's store and
One over J C ZABRISKIE's store.
A stable just north of F STEVENSON's store
Apply to E T Goudy, Agent for Joseph Duncan

300 pairs Men's and Boy's thick boots....
KIBBE & LATHROP

BOOTS AND SHOES
Kibbe & LAthrop

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The Illinoian
Published every Saturday, on State Street, One Door west of the Jacksonville Hotel,
By Josiah M Lucas....Editor and Proprietor
Jacksonville, Illinois
April 3, 1841 Volume 4 number 11

page 1 page 1

column 1 to column 6
Judge Smith's Objections

February 8th 1841
Theo. W. Smith

articles in column 6 -continued

The Croup Cured by Cold Water
Milwaukee and Rock River Canal
The Libertine

column 7
Type Stickers
The Plough
Food for Horses
The Jew
Extra Sessions...Congress
A Lawyer and A Yankee
Buckeye Blacksmith
    The Harrisburg Chronicle.. says...
Mrs Hannah Kinney
      This woman, whose trial in Boston....

page 2 page 2

Town Trustees
We have been requested to announce the names of the old Board for re-election
which are as follows:
M Stacy
J HURST
C HOOK
E T MILLER
J D RAWLINS

The Proclamation
   Below will be found the Presidents proclamation for convening Congress...
W H HARRISON
A Called Session of the Legislature

column 2

Common Schools
Illinois Legislature
Gen Joseph Duncan

column 3

Candidate for Governor
[signed] MONROE

A Certain Cure For Founder In Horses

The contract fot the completion of the railroad from Jacksonville to Springfield was taken by a Mr Duff....

Letter to the editor- Mr Lucas
[signed] Achilles

COLUMN 4
Letter from Mr Adams
...from Hon John Quincy Adams to the committee in this city who have acted on behalf of the Africans of the Amistad - Jour. of Com.
Washington, 9th March, 1841
The Captives Are Free!
....J Q Adams

STANZAS:
[poem] by Miss J Estelle GOUDY

Opinions of The Press
The New York Courier (Whig) says...
The New York Journal of commerce (neutral) in speaking of the address says...
The New York Evening Post (Locofoco) says....

Column 5 and 6

Senate of the United States
[and commentary]

column 7
Resignations - The Cause - A letter from boston...Mr George Bancroft, Collector...

....by the following notice that the farmers of old Morgan contemplate having a Hog show.

Notice - There will be a public meeting of the Farmers and friends of the improvement of blooded stock at the court House.....

Petition for partition of real Estate
John McLaughlin vs Levin, Loyd, Jesse Overton, Aquilla and Otho Wilcoxen. Also Harrie
Black and Elizabeth, Harriet and Levi Wilcoxen, infant heirs of Sally and Thomas Wilcoxen deceased as well as Hercleus and Elizabeth
McLaughlin, infant heirs of Verlinda McLaughlin deceased.
Notice...plaintiff above...Scott county....praying for partition...
Levin, Loyd and Jesse Wilcoxen, heirs of John Wilcoxen decd are not residents of this state.....

Fair Warning
All persons indebted...requested to call and settle...
A BULKLEY

One cent reward
Runaway
Dan Allen an apprentice indentured by David Graft guardian for said Dan allen.
Allen is almost 15 years of age.....
ELI C RANSDELL

Morgan County Circuit court In chancery
John Mathers
vs
James McFolin
William Basset
John R Taylor and
William Hodgson
...pursuant to a decree...expose to sale....property
John W EVANS Commissioner

page 3 page 3

A List of lands and other real estate situated in the County of Cass and State of Illinois, on which taxes for the year 1840 are due and unpaid.

J G Bergen
E Collins
E Evans
E W Gray
J G Kenner
R A Lane
M McBride
H G Rew
J H Redick
R Robinson
S Ream
H G Rew
S Reid
W Rick
H Shaffer
J Scott
P Vanburgen
E Warren
S Washburn
D Wooldridge
H Williams
   TOWN LOTS
A H Buckner
B Brown
J A Barger
W Brown
C W Clark
M Clark
E A Cox
J H Curd
R W Crawford
Coffman
Wm Carver
W H Corcran
Jas Cann
Dougherty & Casson
W Dewebber
S A Douglass
J Ensler
J Goodless
N Gest
L Hilten
W Harrison
J Heslep
W G Heslep
R Haines
Z H Judsen
E Jones
James
P W January
I G Israel
Jas James
Dennis Rockwell
James Ross
J Scrips
R H Smith
Calb Stone
J Stephenson
Mathew Story
L E Saunders
J Sigler
Wm Tebal
Tucker & Skinner
J B Thomas
John Kerr &
D B Ayers
D Keltner
Wm Kenner
W H marsh
S Massy
Thomas Mason
J McGluken
James Marshall
R Metcalf
Wm D McCord
D J Moody
E Metcalf
T W Melinda
J Neiper
Joel Newton
G W Patch
Moses Perkins
R'h Ritter
Sam Reed
John Reynolds
G Ream
L W & L H Ross
Read, heirs of
C G Reynolds
B Rew
M L Reed

column 2

D Tueman
C Urici
D Waldo
W R Whilite
Wm White
C R Wilson
M Young

NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to the circuit court of Cass county at the May trem thereof for judgement against the lands and town lots for said taxes.......
LEMON PLASTER
Collector Cass County, Ills
March 29th 1841
The above notice was published in the Illinoian on the 3d day of april 1841, and circulated....
J M Lucas, Publisher

State of Illinois Scott County
John White, administrator of the estate of William Parker, deceased
vs
Oliver Bangs
In chancery to foreclose mortgage
....Oliver Bangs the defendant... is not a resident of this state...

Administrators Notice
...letters of administration from the court of Probate of Scott County
on the estate of Wm Wadsworth deceased;
request all persons......
DAVID PEARSON
AARON DICKERSON
admr's of Wm Wadsworth

NOTICE
...Executors of the estate of James COSGROVE deceased having taken out letters testamentary....
Mary Ann COSGROVE
Daniel C PIERSON executors
N B A good horse, new buggy and harness for sale

Notice
....propose to continue the Blacksmith business in all its branches
at the old stand of J Cosgrove under the firm of Cole & Cosgrove
and hope by attention to receive a share of the patronage
itherto so liberally extended to that establishment
David COLE M A COSGROVE

DR M M L REED
Practitioner in medicine, surgery & obstetrics.
He can be found at his drug store, south west corner of the public square,
or at his residence on Morgan street.

Administrator's Notice
...shall attend before the Probate justice....
...settling and adjusting....the estate of William Woods, late of Morgan county....
Roland N Ham,
Levi J Woods, adm'rs

Bargains Bargains
In Dry Goods
south west corner of the public square
Fred'k King

Circuit court of Scott county - In Chancery
Bill to to enforce conveyance of lands
Benj P Smith
vs
Joseph Taber
defendant Joseph Tabor is a non-resident of the State of Illinois

Harriet Pogue vs George K McGunnegle and unknown heirs of Wm Hill
Petition for dowery
Harriett Pogue widdow of the late Thomas Pogue
County of Cass
petition against them for her dower
...out of the above described real estate and damages for the detention of the same.
James Berry, clerk
R S THOMAS, atto'r for plaif.
March 27, 1841

CLOVER SEED
REED & KING

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A LIST of LETTERS remaining in the Post Office at Jacksonville on the 1st day of April 1841,
which if not taken out before the 1st day of July 1841 will be sent to the General Post Office
as dead letters.
Angel George
Adams Henry
Armstrong John
Anderson Wm
Armstrong James
Anderson James
Anderson John
Allison Benjamin
Akers Wm D
Armstrong A D
Berkby Benj H
Bishop Ellen
Bateman Miss Susan
Buchanan John
Brown Bedford
Bacon Elijah
Barton John H
Bennett Isaac R
Bennett John
Brown & McLean
Bullard Jeremiah
Brown & Robinson
Boyl John
Baker J
Broadit Thomas
Barrows Isaac R
Beggs James L
Berry Thomas
Bowen Joseph 2
Brown Elias 2
Brown Arial S
Busley Wm Esqr
Clark Wm 2
Clark Wm C
Crain Mrs MArtha
Connover mr
Cunningham Miss Jane
Cunningham David
Callaway M R
Connover Miss Nancy
Campbell F
Clark Thomas
Costins Mrs Catherine
Cox Harris 2
Chandler Samuel
Corson Isaac W
Campton W H
Cole Robert
Criswell George
Craig Hugh G
Craig James
Carney Michal
Duff John
Dietrich Daniel
Davis Clark A
Dobson John
Dickins James H
Dorsey John
Edgar John
Eades John
Evins John
Foster John
Falls James
Fox Joseph
Forsythe Benj D L
Fogus S C 3
Flourney Thos Mm
Fenney Thos
Fuller Asa Gen
Giliham Miss M
Grimsley F 2
Gatewood John
Griffen James D
Gallaber Wm G L
Gilliland Robert
Hanks Knowlton
Hicks Jacob
Hobs Mrs L
Hurkam Benj
Horney Benj
Hoody J B
House Robt
Hendly J B
Hugh John
Hutching Isaac
Hays Joseph
Hamilton Rev John
Holmes Hiram
Harney John
Hoofnail George
Hale Meshach
Heart John
Hedelius A W
Hurst Johnathan
Hays John
Henderson S W
Hurd Nehemiah
Hall William
Ingersall Sanford
Johnson J G
Johnson Miss Martha
Jordan Monroe 2
Kerns George
Keler James

Kenerday Samuel
Lindsey W K
Leslie Miran
Lawranse Wm
Lohr Isaac
Lambert R
Lindsey Miss Pernila 3
Lewis William
Leonard Abraham
Longwith Thos
Murray Thos 2
McNeely R T
McCord Mrs Elizabeth
McRoberts Michael
McCarby Felix
McConnell Miss Jane
Man Mr
Myers Mrs Jane
Mills jr R
Mason Hugh
Mass Wm
Martin Thos 4
Mann John
Moore Cyrus A
Moore Elizabeth
Miller Esther
Milborn John
Marteny John
Mingle Peter
Morgan James
Mathers Henry
Maples Geo
Neal Maria
Nicholas Agrippa
Nolen Mr
Nesbitt Wm
Ogg John
Prunty John
Palmer Michael
Palmer E W 2
Patterson Wm 2
Porter James M
Prewett John
Petre John
Parrot tyre
Parker Enoch
Prigion Larkin
Reaves Isaac
Robertson Wm 2
Robinson Isaac
Robinson Miss sath O
Robinson James
Robertson J J
Robertson Samuel
Robertson John M
Rouse David
Ramzy Nancy
Rosenburger John
Richardson L D
Russel Andrew
Reede Miss Elizabeth
Rogers Peter A
Reaugh Charles
Rutherford Miss Ann
Rees S H
Rannels David A
Smith Jackson
Smith Nelson
Smith Samuel
Smith J D
Smith Wm
Swinerton James
Spencer & Catlin
Strain Benj
Stringam Ezra
Samples Wm A
Sturgis anna
swails james
Stout Wm G
Stadley Jacob
Stephenson Septimous
Sunsberlin Die
Stephenson J F
Seat Solomon
Shoat George
Tiff Nathan
Taylor Isham
Taylor Amanda M F
Taylor Charlotte Jane
Talliaferro Chas
Thomson John
Updike Peter C
Vaneaton Joseph 2
Vosburgh Wm
Woods Miss E L
Westgall F L
Weigh Joseph
Way Jesse
Wells John
Warfford Joseph 2
Watson Jas C
Wilson Wm G
Wharton Stephen
Wyatte John 2
Wyatte James 2


Persons calling for any of the above letters will please say advertised or they may not get them.
JOHN COOPER P.M.

A LIST of LETTERS remaining in the Post Office at Exeter, Scott county, Ill on the 31st day of March 1841 which if not taken out within three months
from this date will be considered as dead letters, and sent to the General Post Office as such.
George Camp
J C Gordon
Moses F Clare
John B Beard Irenna Allton
M A Bruce
Francis Gannon
Stephen Hadlock
Lyman Hammond
Jacob Oswald
Milinda Walker
D R Williams
John W Hawkins
Willie King
Caleb Jones
Jacob Her
George Moppin
Charles Parker
A Peak
Robert Thompson
Samuel Shaw
Stephen Roney
James E Udell
N.W.SWIFT, P.M.

Administrator's Notice
decree granted by the Morgan county circuit court....
...administrator of Josiah Meeker, deceased...
will... sell... real estate...Lots in Jacksonville...
lot in Edwardsville, Madison county
H G Rew, Administrator

Administrators Notice ..
I shall attend before the Probate Justice...of Morgan county...
settling and adjusting.... estate of Rhoda White, late of said county, deceased....
Dated 13 Feb 1841
[no administrators name listed]

column 4

Dentistry
H N LEWIS, respectfully tenders his thanks to his friends for the liberal patronage...
...that he expects to leave town about the last of April (to be absent two or three months)....

Administrators Notice
probate justice....Cass Co
adjusting and settling.....the estate of Jonas McDonald
MARTHA McDONALD Adm'rx
STEPHEN LEE, administrator
20 Mar 1841

FOR SALE
The following described property
A small farm.....on the state road...
county of Scott living on the premises....Danl PIKE

NOTICE to the creditors of Cassada B Williams,
late of Pike county,Illinois, deceased,
first Monday in MAy next...present your claims for proof and adjustment before
Parvin Paulin, Esq Probate justice.......
DANIEL BUSH, Administrator
Feb 27,1841

To Rent
a large and commodious brick-house on the public square
recently occupied by the Shawneetown Bank.
apply to David B Ayers

Administrator's Notice
Morgan county.... estate of LEWIS MYERS, late of said county
W N SHOTTON?, administrator

Sale of Land
We propose on the 5th of May next.....
ELISHA S TANNER
ASA EASTMAN
Administrators with the will ...JOSEPH A TANNER, decd
Waverly March 22, 1841

Notice
Springfield and Alton turnpike or Rail
Road Company
In conformity with the 6th sec...
The undersigned commissioners....subscription books will be opened....
JERE A TOWNSEND, Secy
Jonth T Hudson
Jno W Buffum
Benj Godfrey
Cyrus edwards
L W Twisley
F A Olds
W S Gilman
Benj K Hart
Stephen Griggs
T G Hawley
J B Opdyke
Thos Mathers
J A Townsand
Eljah Hes

STRAYED or Stolen....on saturday 20th last a sorrel horse.....
He left with a black quilted seat panish saddle.......
Any person delivering said horse on my premises on Indian Creek
near Smith's mill Morgan county.......will be liberally rewarded.
ALBERT SHARP

Notice to Breeders -McDonough...will stand ....a blood bay......
      Billy Butcher, a dapple gray....-
A LIGHTER
J P BLAND

Rocky Mountain - will serve mares - M A CHINN

Boots and Shoes - KIBBE & LATHROP

column 5

New Arrangement The subscriber having purchased the entire stock of REED & KING...
Hardware & Cutlery Drugs & Medicines Books & Stationary
M M L REED

A Farm to Rent
apply to joseph Henry
W J NEWMAN

THUNDER
All those indebted.....
Wm FRENCH

Notice to all those that have unsettled accounts....
JOHN HENRY

Money Wanted Immediately
All those having either Note or book account....
J C ZABRISKIE

Blacksmithing
...having commenced business in Jacksonville, on Manvaistere street, in the rear of the Methodist church......
W H LACOX
J A MARTIN

New Painting Establishment
...commenced business in the building on east State street, formerly known as Israel's flour store....every variety of House sign, Chair, Carriage and
Ornamental Painting....
COLE & KIMBLE

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...
disolved by mutual consent.
J M Alexander
W K Lindsay

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...
disolved by mutual consent.
J KIBBE J W LATHROP

On petition for the allotment of Dower
State of Illinois Scott county
Abraham Peak, guardian of Moses Buchanan and Janette Buchanan minor heirs of
Moses BUCHANAN,deceased
against Clarissa Buchanan, widow and dowress of the said Moses Buchanan, deceased
Notice..defendant...petition
assign and set apart the dower of the said widow...
Levi Harlan
ORMSBEE for pltff

column 6

Richard YATES
Will practice Law....

Co-partnership Notice
William BROWN & H B M'CLURE
Will practice Law

D BAker & M Hay
Attorneys at LAw

Dr. LONG
..Medicine and Obstectrics....
.....experience of near ten years....

Maro M L REED, M.D.
Medicine, Surgery & Obstetrics....

A. BROTHER & Wm A CONN
Commission and Forwarding Merchants,

Ensly T GOUDY
Agent for
JOSEPH DUNCAN
In the renting of Tenements in Jacksonville

Joseph W King
...west side of the square...jewelry...repair

New Store
Fred'k King
Staples & Fancy Dry Goods

Law Notice
John J Hardin & David A Smith

Law Notice
Henry Dusenbury & Cyrus Walker

James Berdan
Attorney & Counselor at Law

To Rent
A convenient house pleasantly situated....
M M L REED

Silk Worm Eggs
M M L REED

Malicaulis Trees
M M L REED

State of Illinois - In the circuit court of Morgan county ....
On petition for the alotment of dower and partition of Real Estate.
Rebecca Ethel, widow and John W Ethel heir of
James Ethel deceased, formerly of Morgan county.....
vs. J H BURTON and A DICKERSON administrators, and
Elizabeth Ethel, Parmelia J Ethel, James H Ethel, and Zerilda Ethel minor heirs of said James Ethel dec'd and A V Wilhoit their guardian and Willis J Ethel, minor heir and Lutitia Ethel his guardian.
Notice is hereby given...petition...to assign Dower... and divide the lands....
Dennis Rockwell
Dusenbury, att'y for pltff

Administrator's Notice
....Probate justice....Pike...
final settlement of the estate of Solomon Yokem, late....
Elizabeth YOKEM, Aadmrx

300 Pairs boots
KIBBE & LATHROP

column 7

Administrator's Notice
....next term of the Pike county Circuit court...
..apply...to order a sale of all the real estate of which EDWARD TRASH,
late of said county...
James L THOMPSON, adm
Dec 22, 1840

Morgan county Circuit court -IN Chancery
GREENE ERSKINE
vs
Jonathan Gibbons, administrator of Hiram KIMBLE dec'd
Joseph DUNCAN, Terza Kimble, widow of Hiram Kimble, deceased, and
Mary Ellen Kimble, Martin Lewis Kimble, and Hiram Dunlap Kimble,
infant heirs of Hiram Kimble, deceased. ...pursuant to a decree made...November....1839... I will expose to sale at public auction....parcel of land...county of Morgan. ...conveyed to John A Smith by Willis TANDY.... ..the same land conveyed to the said KIMBLE by the administrator of said Smith, and the same which was mortgaged on the 21st day of March 1838 to Joseph Duncan by said Hiram Kimble and wife.
MAT STACY

IN CHANCERY
Hugh W Hawes
vs
the unknown heirs of John Blair deceased
In the Circuit court ...county of Pike....
Notice...at the September term....year 1839 Hugh W Hawes filed his bill against the unknown heirs.... for the foreclosing of a Mortgage...
suggestion of William A Grimshaw, solicitor for complainant...
to take depositions of William Watson, witness, a resident...
the deposition of William Watson will be taken...at the office of D H GILMER, Esq....

Attachment Notice
Jones Clark,
vs
Robert Underwood - In Attachment
...a writ of attachment, has been issued....
the property so attached will be sold....
Jones Clark, clerk

Chancery Notice
State of Illinois Pike county In the Circuit court
Lymon Scott, complt
against
Thomas Odiorne and Mason Crouse, defendants. In chancery
.....a summons has been issued.....
Witness, Jones Clark, clerk....

Notice
To the creditors of RICHARD STAATS, deceased, late of Pike county, Illinois.
...present your claims...before Parvin Paulin, Esq, Probate Justice....
William A GRIMSHAW, Adm'r of Estate

Administrator's Notice
...Probate Justice...of Morgan county...
Jacob Blodgett, late of said county...
Mary P BLODGETT, adm
David CLARKE, Admr

Notice....have taken out letters of administration on the estate of Charles OGLE,
late of Morgan county....
D ROCKWELL, admr
AMANDA M OGLE, admix

NOTICE -The subscriber has a number of mules running at large in Sangamon and Morgan counties,
and he will give a reasonable reward to any person delivering the same to his residence near Jacksonville.
JOSEPH DUNCAN

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column 1

Ad- Moffat's Life Medicines

Column 2

"Help One Another"
Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Chartered, February 23, 1839
Directors Sam'l G Bailey, Alton
John Bailhacue, "
Wm F D'Wolf, "
Geo W Long, "
Moses G Atwood, "
Wm H Carlin, Quincy
J F Rague, Springfield
Geo Haskell, Rockford
Alfred Cowles, U Alton
Ben F Long, "
Elias Hibbard, "
Robert Smith, "
Alfred Dow, "
J H Woodworth, Chicago
Benjamin LONG, President
A Dow, Treasurer
M G Atwood, Secy'

Every person who insures in this company becomes a member of it, with all the privileges.......

The following persons are duly authorized to act as agents for the company
A T Bledsoe, Carrollton
A S Cole Rugg & Akerman, Peoria
Cochran & Perry, Lacon
James Chilton, Manchester
George W Fuller, Galena
George Haskell, Rockford
Thaddeus D Hurlbut, Up.Alton
Joseph L Haywood, Quincy
Elijah Lott, Whitehall
George W Little, Farmington
Marcus B Osborne, Andor
George Publington, Dixon
John F Rague, Springfield
William H Rider, Belleville
C C Sturtevant, Jacksonville
Joseph L Shaw, Tremont
Solon Stark, Edwardsville
Timothy Turner, Monticello
Woodward & Edmonds, Griggsville
J H Woodworth, Chicago
Willard & Carpenter, Alton

LOOK OUT FOR SQUALLS ....call and make payment
BURNS & McBRIDE
Hamilton & McBride
Mathew McBRIDE

column 3
ads
Lindsay's Linament
Sappington's Pills
Jayne's Hair Tonic

Music & French
Miss Workman, of England, will instruct a class of Ladies......

Fur Caps
KIBBE & LATHROP

Administrator's Notice
letters of administration ....
the estate of William Wood, late of Morgan county....
Rolandon Ham,
Levi J Woods, administrators

Eclectic Books
Reed & King

column 4
Gardner's Celebrated Vegetable Linament
Dr Phelp's Compound Tomato Pills
for sale at M M L Reed

Watch, Jewelry,Silver and Plated Ware
JOSEPH W KING

Jacksonville Union School
the undersigned informs...the second term of his school...
will commence...
U J DEVORE
Doct ENGLISH
G M CHAMBERS
Jas GRAVES

column 5

UNION HOTEL - Mrs Farish...will continue to keep Public House

Notice - whereas a final separation...between me and my wife
Kisiah Stuard...pay no debts of her contracting...
Peter Stuard

Bishop Chase's Reminiscences
an autobiography...price will be 50 cents

lamp oil - M M L REED

A First Rate Business Stand for Sale
The house and Lot formerly occupied by J P & O WILKINSON
and lately by MARCH & MATHERS
PORTER CLAY, Real Estate Agent

CLINTON HOUSE, Peoria
Public...informed..establishment is now open
JOHN KING
Peoria, Nov 16th 1839

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...Reed & King
disolved by mutual consent.
Maro M L REED
JOHN KING

A Chance for trade
...small stock of staple goods..
I will give the saw mill now in full operation
[no name]

Paints, Oils, and Dye Stuffs
JOSEPH CHARLESS & Co

Glassware and Window Glass
JOSEPH CHARLESS & Co

Diapers
KIBBE & LATHROP

Land for Sale
As agent, I have a number of tracts...
countied of Cass, Mernard and Tazewell...
My place of residence is one mile east of Virginia, Cass county, Illinois.
B Holmes

We the undersigned take pleasure in recommending...
Mr R W Oliphant's Improved Patented Washing Machine
W P Goldsmith
Z CArter
R Houston
Smith & Salisbury
S C Fogus
G W Chapman
Wm C Scott
Mrs C Heslep
N English
Jno T Jones
J M Lucas
D A Bulkley, sole agent for the West

Administrator's Notice
...Morgan County
the estate of Reuben MOORE, late of said county, deceased
Lindsay LAKE, Admr

C B DeRIEMER & Co - County and Corporation Seals

column 6

Morgan House
HOTEL
Stabling, livery
W C SCOTT

Wm HAMILTON - New Bakery

John HENRY, SCOTT & NEELY - ...having connected with their Livery Stable a Blacksmith Shop...

House and lot for sale in
Winchester
....belonging to the estate of
Ahmea Rucker, deceased.....
H Rucker
O HAYNE, Exrs

For Sale- AT the store of Alexander & Lindsay....fresh Timothy seed

H G REW, J P - Notes and accts of Messrs BURNS & McBRIDE are now in my hands...

W GILLIAM - All those indebted...call and settle...

KIBBE & LATHROP - Boots and shoes

J T SIGLER - all persons indebted...make payment
M M L REED - Cross Cut and Hand Saws
KIBBE & LATHROP - Edgings and Insertings - Thread...
KIBBE & LATHROP - Fashionable Shawls
James C ZABRISKIE - Just received and for sale at the New York Clothing store...

Jacksonville Union School
U JOHNSON DEVORE would inform his patrons and the public, that the first session for 1841,
will commence Monday the 4th January next....

Cloths and Casimeres
KIBBE & LATHROP

JANUARY & DUNLAP- or T T January - claims not closed by note...present them....

Silverware - Joseph W King

Timothy CHAMBERLAIN, jr. is my authorized agent....during my absence.
B B CHAMBERLAIN

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing....Cole and Kimble...dissolved by mutual consent
ORLANDER C COLE
STEPHEN KIMBLE

Administrator's Notice
....estate of James McCULLEY, late of Morgan county, dec'd
Samuel CUMMINGS, Admr.

column 7

New Store And Cheap Goods Frederick KING

To RENT
Two store rooms east of the late auction store
Three rooms south of STARK & PALMER's store......
One room over the New York clothing store and
One room over ALEXANDER & LINDSAY's store
One room adjoining John Henry's Grocery.....
A stable in the north west part of town, formerly owned by F T Goudy.
A dwelling on Springfield street lately occupied by Peter Rockett, stone cutter with or without a stable.
A dwelling near Walker's Lumber yard. After March 1st next, the store room now occupied by J C Zabriskie, as a clothing store.
After March 28th, next, the dwelling south of E T Goudy's in the west part of town.
Apply over Dr Reed's store, 3rd story,
to Ensley T Goudy, Agent for Joseph Duncan

The undersigned heirs of Isaac JONES, deceased hereby give notice to
Elizabeth CRAIG, late Elizabeth JONES
Lydia Morrison, late Lydia Jones
James Jones, Martha Ann Jones, Mary Jane Jones, Clementine Jones,
Isaac M Jones, and Benjamin G Jones as heirs also of the said Isaac Jones, deceased
That they will apply by petition to the Scott county circuit court....
for an order for a division of the following lands.......
for an order to set apart the dower of Mary Jones, widow and doweress of said Isaac Jones, deceased...
Samuel M JONES
Thomas W JONES
heirs of said Isaac JONES, dec'd

A Farm of 320 Acres
A Great Bargain
Enquire of Porter Clay, real estate agent or of William SAmuel four miles south of Jacksonville.

M M L REED - all persons indebted....requested to settle

200 shawls of the most approved fashion

I shall apply by petition to the Scott county circuit court........
as guardian of Moses Buchanan and Janette Buchanan minor heirs of
Moses BUCHANAN,deceased.....to set apart the dower of
Clarissa Buchanan, widow and dowress of the said Moses Buchanan, deceased
in the following described land....
A PEAK, Guardian of said heirs.
Exeter, Illinois March 13, 1841

UEL WILLIAMS - Farm for sale - my farm -
apply to Seth Witherby living near the farm......

Joseph Charless    Henry T Blow
JOSEPH CHARLESS & Co
Importers and Wholesale Dealers
In Drugs, Medicines, Paints and Dye Stuffs
Oils, Surgical Instruments, Pittsburgh Glass &c &c &c
Manufacturers of White Lead, red lead......

JOSEPH W KING
would inform the public of his removal to the Bow Window, on the west side of the square,
where he has just opened a new and splendid assortment of Watches and Jewelry from New York.......
Dec 8, 1840

CABINET and CHAIR Shop
William BRANSON

Cutlery - Joseph W King

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The Illinoian
Published every Saturday, on State Street, One Door west of the Jacksonville Hotel,
By Josiah M Lucas....Editor and Proprietor
Jacksonville, Illinois
April 10, 1841 Volume 4 Number 12

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column 1-3
The Late Session of the Legislature
column 4
poem-
To An Early Friend
by Miss J Estelle Goudy
story-
A French Penny-A-Liner

column 5
articles-
Starting Children in the World
Lawsuit for a Penny
Incident at the Ball
Freedom of Mind
Salmagundy
Agreeables
St Patrick's Festivities of the St Augustine Temperance Society

column 6
from the National Intelligencer
In the Circular....
To the Hon. Thomas Ewing
Secretary of the Treasury
DANIEL WEBSTER

National Defences

column 7
A Dreadful Dream
Loss of the Governor Fenner-...a ten year old ship, built at New York
Early Marriages - Dr James Johnson in his Economy of Health

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column 1
We see it stated in the Sangamon Journal, that Dr McNeil has performed an extraordinary operation in extracting the two balls from the body of
Duncan who was shot by Whitesides, and that he is rapidly recovering.

G T M Davis esq. has assumed the editorial chair of the Alton Telegraph
in the place of Judge Bailhachie...

column 2
Great Flood

column 3
Canadian Liberty- Riot and Death
...an account of the disgraceful and bloody at the now pending elections.....
CANAL ACROSS THE ISTHMUS
Official Editors
The Right of Sufferage

column 4
From the New York Express- MAJOR DOWNING

column 5
Mexico

column 6
Price of American Securities
The Extra Session- The Opening of the new Books
Reduction of Salaries

column 7
The U S Brig Dolphin Capt Bell
A New Rumor
The Kremlin
Temperance at Lowell
Newspapers

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State of Illinois
Morgan County Circuit court
In Chancery-
Catherine M Melville; Assignee of Wm. K Melville,
vs.
Wm K Melville, June E Melville, and Oliver H Melville
heirs at law and Peleg Sweet, administrator of Robert Melville deceased
Public Notice.....will offer for sale......parcels of real estate

State of Illinois Circuit court Morgan county
William C Stribling
vs.
Edward March, Joseph Duncan and James M Eads -
In Chancery
...James M Eads is not a resident of said state....

Administrator's Notice
...administrator of Josiah Meeker, deceased...
will sell... real estate...Lots
The south halves of said lots are subject to a lien of mortgage in favor of Sarah B Austin and
all the said lots are subject to the claims of Dower of the widow......
H G Rew, Administrator

State of Illinois, scott County
To Sell Mortgage Land
John T James, school Commisioner, &c vs
Benjamin Chamberlain
....to sell...land in Morgan County
E B Kirby, Commissioner
J J Hardin, sol'r

State of Illinois
Morgan County
In the Circuit Court
In Chancery
MURRAY MCCONNELL against JAMES MCKINNEY and others
A bill of interpleader having been filed in this cause by
Mathew St Clair Clark against Murry McConnel, Charles Collins,
Abram B DeWitt, Mary Ann Dewitt, Jas McKinney, Isaac G Israel and
Joseph J Taggart.......
Charles Collins,
Abram B DeWitt, Mary Ann Dewitt and Joseph J Taggart, defendants, are
not residents of the state of Illinois....are hereby notified...

State of Illinois, Scott County, Circuit court
The people of the state of Illinois for the use of
Addison McPheters
vs
Joseph Leighton, Zecharaih Hicks and Benjamin F Morrell
On attachment
a writ of attachment issued against the estate of Benjamin F Morell...
....Thomas G Black, sheriff of said county of Scott...
levied upon the following property...
and said sheriff has summoned William Leighton, Joseph W Clement, and
Josephus McLaughlin as garnishees.....

I have placed my entire business in the hands of H G Rew, esq for settlement...
Morris Collins

To Rent - A convenient house...
M M L Reed

column 2

A List of lands and other real estate situated in the County of Cass and State of Illinois, on which taxes for the year 1840 are due and unpaid.

J G Bergen
E Collins
E Evans
E W Gray
J G Kenner
R A Lane
M McBride
I G Rew
J H Redick
R Robinson
S Ream
H G Rew
S Reid
W Rick
H Shaffer
J Scott
P Vanburgen
E Warren
S Washburn
D Wooldridge
H Williams
TOWN LOTS
A H Buckner
B Brown
J A Barger
W Brown
C W Clark
M Clark
E A Cox
J H Curd
R W Crawford
Coffman
Wm Carver
W H Corcran
Jas Cann
Dougherty & Casson
W Dewebber
S A Douglass
J Ensler
J Goodless
N Gest
L Hilten
W Harrison
J Heslep
W G Heslep
R Haines
Z H Judsen
E Jones
James
P W January
I G Israel
Jas James
Dennis Rockwell
James Ross
J Scrips
R H Smith
Calb Stone
J Stephenson
Mathew Story
L E Saunders
J Sigler
Wm Tebal
Tucker & Skinner
J B Thomas
John Kerr &
D B Ayers
D Keltner
Wm Kenner
W H marsh
S Massy
Thomas Mason
J McGluken
James Marshall
R Metcalf
Wm D McCord
D J Moody
E Metcalf
T W Melinda
J Neiper
Joel Newton
G W Patch
Moses Perkins
R'h Ritter
Sam Reed
John Reynolds
G Ream
L W & L H Ross
Read, heirs of
C G Reynolds
B Rew
M L Reed

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D Tueman
C Urici
D Waldo
W R Whilite
Wm White
C R Wilson
M Young

NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to the circuit court of Cass county at the May trem thereof for judgement against the lands and town lots for said taxes.......
LEMON PLASTER
Collector Cass County, Ills
March 29th 1841
The above notice was published in the Illinoian on the 31st day of april 1841, and circulated....
J M Lucas, Publisher

State of Illinois Scott County
John White, administrator of the estate of William Parker, deceased
vs
Oliver Bangs
In chancery to foreclose mortgage
....Oliver Bangs the defendant... is not a resident of this state...

Administrators Notice
...letters of administration from the court of Probate of Scott County
on the estate of Wm Wadsworth deceased; request all persons......
DAVID PEARSON
AARON DICKERSON
admr's of Wm Wadsworth

NOTICE
...Executors of the estate of James COSGROVE deceased having taken out letters testamentary....
Mary Ann COSGROVE
Daniel C PIERSON executors
N B A good horse, new buggy and harness for sale

Notice
....propose to continue the Blacksmith business in all its branches
at the old stand of J Cosgrove under the firm of Cole & Cosgrove
and hope by attention to receive a share of the patronage
itherto so liberally extended to that establishment
David COLE M A COSGROVE

DR M M L REED
Practitioner in medicine, surgery & obstetrics.
He can be found at his drug store, south west corner of the public square,
or at his residence on Morgan street.

Administrator's Notice
...shall attend before the Probate justice....
...settling and adjusting....the estate of William Woods, late of Morgan county....
Roland N Ham,
Levi J Woods, adm'rs

Bargains Bargains
In Dry Goods
south west corner of the public square
Fred'k King

Circuit court of Scott county - In Chancery
Bill to to enforce conveyance of lands
Benj P Smith
vs
Joseph Taber
defendant Joseph Tabor is a non-resident of the State of Illinois

Harriet Pogue vs George K McGunnegle and unknown heirs of Wm Hill
Petition for dowery
Harriett Pogue widdow of the late Thomas Pogue
County of Cass
petition against them for her dower
...out of the above described real estate and damages for the detention of the same.

CLOVER SEED
REED & KING

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A LIST of LETTERS remaining in the Post Office at Jacksonville on the 1st day of April 1841,
which if not taken out before the 1st day of July 1841 will be sent to the General Post Office
as dead letters.
Angel George
Adams Henry
Armstrong John
Anderson Wm
Armstrong James
Anderson James
Anderson John
Allison Benjamin
Akers Wm D
Armstrong A D
Berkby Benj H
Bishop Ellen
Bateman Miss Susan
Buchanan John
Brown Bedford
Bacon Elijah
Barton John H
Bennett Isaac R
Bennett John
Brown & McLean
Bullard Jeremiah
Brown & Robinson
Boyl John
Baker J
Broadit Thomas
Barrows Isaac R
Beggs James L
Berry Thomas
Bowen Joseph 2
Brown Elias 2
Brown Arial S
Busley Wm Esqr
Clark Wm 2
Clark Wm C
Crain Mrs MArtha
Connover mr
Cunningham Miss Jane
Cunningham David
Callaway M R
Connover Miss Nancy
Campbell F
Clark Thomas
Costins Mrs Catherine
Cox Harris 2
Chandler Samuel
Corson Isaac W
Campton W H
Cole Robert
Criswell George
Craig Hugh G
Craig James
Carney Michal
Duff John
Dietrich Daniel
Davis Clark A
Dobson John
Dickins James H
Dorsey John
Edgar John
Eades John
Evins John
Foster John
Falls James
Fox Joseph
Forsythe Benj D L
Fogus S C 3
Flourney Thos Mm
Fenney Thos
Fuller Asa Gen
Giliham Miss M
Grimsley F 2
Gatewood John
Griffen James D
Gallaber Wm G L
Gilliland Robert
Hanks Knowlton
Hicks Jacob
Hobs Mrs L
Hurkam Benj
Horney Benj
Hoody J B
House Robt
Hendly J B
Hugh John
Hutching Isaac
Hays Joseph
Hamilton Rev John
Holmes Hiram
Harney John
Hoofnail George
Hale Meshach
Heart John
Hedelius A W
Hurst Johnathan
Hays John
Henderson S W
Hurd Nehemiah
Hall William
Ingersall Sanford
Johnson J G
Johnson Miss Martha
Jordan Monroe 2
Kerns George
Keler James

Kenerday Samuel
Lindsey W K
Leslie Miran
Lawranse Wm
Lohr Isaac
Lambert R
Lindsey Miss Pernila 3
Lewis William
Leonard Abraham
Longwith Thos
Murray Thos 2
McNeely R T
McCord Mrs Elizabeth
McRoberts Michael
McCarby Felix
McConnell Miss Jane
Man Mr
Myers Mrs Jane
Mills jr R
Mason Hugh
Mass Wm
Martin Thos 4
Mann John
Moore Cyrus A
Moore Elizabeth
Miller Esther
Milborn John
Marteny John
Mingle Peter
Morgan James
Mathers Henry
Maples Geo
Neal Maria
Nicholas Agrippa
Nolen Mr
Nesbitt Wm
Ogg John
Prunty John
Palmer Michael
Palmer E W 2
Patterson Wm 2
Porter James M
Prewett John
Petre John
Parrot tyre
Parker Enoch
Prigion Larkin
Reaves Isaac
Robertson Wm 2
Robinson Isaac
Robinson Miss sath O
Robinson James
Robertson J J
Robertson Samuel
Robertson John M
Rouse David
Ramzy Nancy
Rosenburger John
Richardson L D
Russel Andrew
Reede Miss Elizabeth
Rogers Peter A
Reaugh Charles
Rutherford Miss Ann
Rees S H
Rannels David A
Smith Jackson
Smith Nelson
Smith Samuel
Smith J D
Smith Wm
Swinerton James
Spencer & Catlin
Strain Benj
Stringam Ezra
Samples Wm A
Sturgis anna
swails james
Stout Wm G
Stadley Jacob
Stephenson Septimous
Sunsberlin Die
Stephenson J F
Seat Solomon
Shoat George
Tiff Nathan
Taylor Isham
Taylor Amanda M F
Taylor Charlotte Jane
Talliaferro Chas
Thomson John
Updike Peter C
Vaneaton Joseph 2
Vosburgh Wm
Woods Miss E L
Westgall F L
Weigh Joseph
Way Jesse
Wells John
Warfford Joseph 2
Watson Jas C
Wilson Wm G
Wharton Stephen
Wyatte John 2
Wyatte James 2

Persons calling for any of the above letters will please say advertised or they may not get them.
JOHN COOPER P.M.

A LIST of LETTERS remaining in the Post Office at Exeter, Scott county, Ill on the 31st day of March 1841 which if not taken out within three months from this date will be considered as dead letters, and sent to the General Post Office as such.
George Camp
J C Gordon
Moses F Clare
John B Beard Irenna Allton
M A Bruce
Francis Gannon
Stephen Hadlock
Lyman Hammond
Jacob Oswald
Milinda Walker
D R Williams
John W Hawkins
Willie King
Caleb Jones
Jacob Her
George Moppin
Charles Parker
A Peak
Robert Thompson
Samuel Shaw
Stephen Roney
James E Udell
N.W.SWIFT, P.M.

Administrator's Notice
decree granted by the Morgan county circuit court....

...administrator of Josiah Meeker, deceased...
will... sell... real estate...Lots in Jacksonville...
lot in Edwardsville, Madison county
H G Rew, Administrator

Administrators Notice
..I shall attend before the Probate Justice...of Morgan county
... settling and adjusting.... estate of Rhoda White, late of said county, deceased....
Dated 13 Feb 1841
[no administrators name listed]

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Spirit Levels
for sale by M M L REED

Petition for partition of real Estate
John McLaughlin
vs
Levin, Loyd, Jesse Overton, Aquilla and Otho Wilcoxen. Also Harrie
Black and Elizabeth, Harriet and Levi Wilcoxen, infant heirs of Sally and Thomas Wilcoxen deceased as well as Hercleus and Elizabeth
McLaughlin, infant heirs of Verlinda McLaughlin deceased.
Notice...plaintiff above...Scott county....praying for partition...
Levin, Loyd and Jesse Wilcoxen, heirs of John Wilcoxen decd are not residents of this state.....

Fair Warning
All persons indebted...requested to call and settle...
A BULKLEY

One cent reward
Runaway
Dan Allen an apprentice indentured by David Graft guardian for said Dan allen.
Allen is almost 15 years of age.....
ELI C RANSDELL

Morgan County Circuit court In chancery
John Mathers
vs
James McFolin
William Basset
John R Taylor and
William Hodgson
...pursuant to a decree...expose to sale....property
John W EVANS Commissioner

On petition for the allotment of Dower
State of Illinois Scott county
Abraham Peak, guardian of Moses Buchanan and Janette Buchanan minor heirs of
Moses BUCHANAN,deceased
against
Clarissa Buchanan, widow and dowress of the said Moses Buchanan, deceased
Notice..defendant...petition
assign and set apart the dower of the said widow...
Levi Harlan
ORMSBEE for pltff

Administrators Notice
probate justice....Cass Co
adjusting and settling.....the estate of Jonas McDonald
MARTHA McDONALD
Adm'rx STEPHEN LEE, administrator
20 Mar 1841

FOR SALE
The following described property
A small farm.....on the state road...
county of Scott
living on the premises....Danl PIKE

NOTICE to the creditors of Cassada B Williams,
late of Pike county,Illinois, deceased,
first Monday in MAy next...present your claims for proof and adjustment before
Parvin Paulin, Esq Probate justice.......
DANIEL BUSH, Administrator
Feb 27,1841

To Rent
a large and commodious brick-house on the public square
recently occupied by the Shawneetown Bank.
apply to David B Ayers

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Law Notice
John J Hardin & David A Smith

Law Notice
Henry Dusenbury & Cyrus Walker

James Berdan
Attorney & Counselor at Law

Joseph W King
...west side of the square...jewelry...repair

New Store
Fred'k King
Staples & Fancy Dry Goods

D BAker & M Hay
Attorneys at LAw

Dr. LONG
..Medicine and Obstectrics....
.....experience of near ten years....

Maro M L REED, M.D.
Medicine, Surgery & Obstetrics....

A. BROTHER & Wm A CONN
Commission and Forwarding Merchants,

Ensly T GOUDY
Agent for
JOSEPH DUNCAN
In the renting of Tenements in Jacksonville

Richard YATES
Will practice Law....

Co-partnership Notice
William BROWN & H B M'CLURE
Will practice Law

Rocky Mountain - will serve mares - M A CHINN
Notice to Breeders -McDonough...will stand ....a blood bay......
Billy Butcher, a dapple gray....- A LIGHTER, J P BLAND
Young Galatin will stand - J McCLUSKEY
John Randolph will stand - Solomon McCALL
One cent reward- Ran away Sally GWINN - John CONOVER
Mules - Joseph DUNCAN
Boots and Shoes - KIBBE & LATHROP

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Administrator's Notice
Morgan county.... estate of LEWIS MYERS, late of said county
W N SHOTTON?, administrator

Sale of Land
We propose on the 5th of May next.....
ELISHA S TANNER
ASA EASTMAN
Administrators with the will ...JOSEPH A TANNER, decd
Waverly March 22, 1841

Notice
Springfield and Alton turnpike
Road Company
In conformity with the 6th sec...
The undersigned commissioners....subscription books will be opened....
JERE A TOWNSEND, Secy
Jonth T Hudson
Jno W Buffum
Benj Godfrey
Cyrus Edwards
L W Twisley
F A Olds
W S Gilman
Benj K Hart
Stephen Griggs
T G Hawley
J B Opdyke
Thos Mathers
J A Townsand
Eljah Hes

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...
disolved by mutual consent.
J M Alexander
W K Lindsay

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...
disolved by mutual consent.
J KIBBE
J W LATHROP

New Painting Establishment
COLE & KIMBLE

Blacksmithing
W H LACOX
J A MARTIN

All those indebted to French & LAyton, French and Lewis
and French individually who do not come up......
to pay their accounts....
will receive a polite introduction to Squire REW and
constables FERD, DAULTON and WATSON.......
Wm FRENCH

Notice to all those who have unsettled accounts.....
to authorise my brother Jesse Henry to settle and....
I was absent from home on public business......
JOHN HENRY

Dentistry
H N LEWIS, respectfully tenders his thanks to his friends for the liberal patronage...
...that he expects to leave town about the last of April (to be absent two or three months)....

Silk Worm Eggs
M M L REED

Maltcaudis Trees
M M L REED

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Ad Moffat's Life medicines

column 2
"Help One Another"
Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Chartered, February 23, 1839
Directors
Sam'l G Bailey, Alton
John Bailhacue, "
Wm F D'Wolf, "
Geo W Long, "
Moses G Atwood, "
Wm H Carlin, Quincy
J F Rague, Springfield
Geo Haskell, Rockford
Alfred Cowles, U Alton
Ben F Long, "
Elias Hibbard, "
Robert Smith, "
Alfred Dow, "
J H Woodworth, Chicago
Benjamin LONG, President
A Dow, Treasurer
M G Atwood, Secy'

Every person who insures in this company becomes a member of it, with all the privileges.......

The following persons are duly authorized to act as agents for the company
A T Bledsoe, Carrollton
A S Cole Rugg & Akerman, Peoria
Cochran & Perry, Lacon
James Chilton, Manchester
George W Fuller, Galena
George Haskell, Rockford
Thaddeus D Hurlbut, Up.Alton
Joseph L Haywood, Quincy
Elijah Lott, Whitehall
George W Little, Farmington
Marcus B Osborne, Andor
George Publington, Dixon
John F Rague, Springfield
William H Rider, Belleville
C C Sturtevant, Jacksonville
Joseph L Shaw, Tremont
Solon Stark, Edwardsville
Timothy Turner, Monticello
Woodward & Edmonds, Griggsville
J H Woodworth, Chicago
Willard & Carpenter, Alton

....call and make payment
BURNS & McBRIDE
Hamilton & McBride
Mathew McBRIDE

column 3
ads
Lindsay's Linament
Sappington's Pills
Jayne's Hair Tonic

Music & French
Miss Workman, of England, will instruct a class of Ladies......

Fur Caps
KIBBE & LATHROP

Administrator's Notice
letters of administration ....the estate of William Wood, late of Morgan county....
Rolandon Ham, Levi J Woods, administrators

Eclectic Books
Reed & King

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Gardner's Celebrated Vegetable Linament
Dr Phelp's Compound Tomato Pills
for sale at M M L Reed

Watch, Jewelry,Silver and Plated Ware
JOSEPH W KING

Jacksonville Union School
the undersigned informs... the second term of his school...
will commence...
U J DEVORE
Doct ENGLISH
G M CHAMBERS
Jas GRAVES

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UNION HOTEL - Mrs Farish...will continue to keep Public House

Notice - whereas a final separation...between me and my wife
Kisiah Stuard...pay no debts of her contracting...
Peter Stuard

Bishop Chase's Reminiscences
an autobiography...price will be 50 cents

lamp oil - M M L REED

A First Rate Business Stand for Sale
The house and Lot formerly occupied by J P & O WILKINSON
and lately by MARCH & MATHERS
PORTER CLAY, Real Estate Agent

CLINTON HOUSE, Peoria
Public...informed..establishment is now open
JOHN KING
Peoria, Nov 16th 1839

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing...Reed & King
disolved by mutual consent.
Maro M L REED
JOHN KING

A Chance for trade
...small stock of staple goods..
I will give the saw mill now in full operation
[no name]

Paints, Oils, and Dye Stuffs
JOSEPH CHARLESS & Co

Glassware and Window Glass
JOSEPH CHARLESS & Co

Diapers
KIBBE & LATHROP

Land for Sale
As agent, I have a number of tracts...
countied of Cass, Mernard and Tazewell...
My place of residence is one mile east of Virginia, Cass county, Illinois.
B Holmes

We the undersigned take pleasure in recommending...
Mr R W Oliphant's Improved Patented Washing Machine
W P Goldsmith
Z CArter
R Houston
Smith & Salisbury
S C Fogus
G W Chapman
Wm C Scott
Mrs C Heslep
N English
Jno T Jones
J M Lucas
D A Bulkley, sole agent for the West

Administrator's Notice
...Morgan County
the estate of Reuben MOORE, late of said county, deceased
Lindsay LAKE, Admr

C B DeRIEMER & Co - County and Corporation Seals

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Morgan House
HOTEL
Stabling, livery
W C SCOTT

Wm HAMILTON - New Bakery

John HENRY, SCOTT & NEELY - ...having connected with their Livery Stable a Blacksmith Shop...

House and lot for sale
in Winchester
....belonging to the estate of
Ahmea Rucker, deceased.....
H Rucker O HAYNE, Exrs

For Sale- AT the store of Alexander & Lindsay....fresh Timothy seed

H G REW, J P - Notes and accts of Messrs BURNS & McBRIDE are now in my hands...

W GILLIAM - All those indebted...call and settle...

KIBBE & LATHROP - Boots and shoes

J T SIGLER - all persons indebted...make payment
M M L REED - Cross Cut and Hand Saws
KIBBE & LATHROP - Edgings and Insertings - Thread...
KIBBE & LATHROP - Fashionable Shawls
James C ZABRISKIE - Just received and for sale at the New York Clothing store...

Jacksonville Union School
U JOHNSON DEVORE would inform his patrons and the public, that the first session for 1841,
will commence Monday the 4th January next....

Cloths and Casimeres
KIBBE & LATHROP

JANUARY & DUNLAP-
or T T January - claims not closed by note...present them....

Silverware - Joseph W King

Timothy CHAMBERLAIN, jr. is my authorized agent....during my absence.
B B CHAMBERLAIN

Dissolution
The partnership heretofore existing....Cole and Kimble...dissolved by mutual consent
ORLANDER C COLE
STEPHEN KIMBLE

Administrator's Notice
....estate of James McCULLEY, late of Morgan county, dec'd
Samuel CUMMINGS, Admr.

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New Store
And Cheap Goods
Frederick KING

To RENT
Two store rooms east of the late auction store
Three rooms south of STARK & PALMER's store......
One room over the New York clothing store and
One room over ALEXANDER & LINDSAY's store
One room adjoining John Henry's Grocery.....
A stable in the north west part of town, formerly owned by F T Goudy.
A dwelling on Springfield street lately occupied by Peter Rockett, stone cutter with or without a stable.
A dwelling near Walker's Lumber yard.
After March 1st next, the store room now occupied by J C Zabriskie, as a clothing store.
After March 28th, next, the dwelling south of E T Goudy's in the west part of town.
Apply over Dr Reed's store, 3rd story,
to Ensley T Goudy,
Agent for Joseph Duncan

The undersigned heirs of Isaac JONES, deceased hereby give notice to
Elizabeth CRAIG, late Elizabeth JONES
Lydia Morrison, late Lydia Jones
James Jones, Martha Ann Jones, Mary Jane Jones, Clementine Jones,
Isaac M Jones, and Benjamin G Jones as heirs also of the said Isaac Jones, deceased
That they will apply by petition to the Scott county circuit court....
for an order for a division of the following lands.......
for an order to set apart the dower of Mary Jones, widow and doweress of said Isaac Jones, deceased...
Samuel M JONES
Thomas W JONES
heirs of said Isaac JONES, dec'd

A Farm of 320 Acres
A Great Bargain
Enquire of Porter Clay, real estate agent or of William SAmuel four miles south of Jacksonville.

M M L REED - all persons indebted....requested to settle

200 shawls of the most approved fashion

I shall apply by petition to the Scott county circuit court........
as guardian of Moses Buchanan and Janette Buchanan minor heirs of
Moses BUCHANAN,deceased.....to set apart the dower of
Clarissa Buchanan, widow and dowress of the said Moses Buchanan, deceased
in the following described land....
A PEAK, Guardian of said heirs.
Exeter, Illinois March 13, 1841

UEL WILLIAMS - Farm for sale - my farm -
apply to Seth Witherby living near the farm......

Joseph Charless Henry T Blow
JOSEPH CHARLESS & Co
Importers and Wholesale Dealers
In Drugs, Medicines, Paints and Dye Stuffs
Oils, Surgical Instruments, Pittsburgh Glass &c &c &c
Manufacturers of White Lead, red lead......

Cutlery - Joseph W King

CABINET and CHAIR Shop
William BRANSON

To RENT
Two rooms south of STARK & PALMER's store
Two store rooms east of B B CHAMBERLAIN' Auction store
The frame dwelling where R GOUDY, sen. now lives.
Two rooms, a few doors west of John HENRY's grocery store where Peter MENGLE formerly lived
One room over Alexander LINDSAY's store and
One over J C ZABRISKIE's store.
A stable just north of F STEVENSON's store
Apply to E T Goudy,
Agent for Joseph Duncan

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