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Jacksonville Constitutionist
Jacksonville Constitutionist
Contributed by pndhavens

Description: excerpts of complete paper, all surnames, a few gems among mostly ads, some complete transcriptions

Date: May 4 1853

Newspaper published in: Jacksonville

Source: microfilm of newspaper

Page/Column: 4 pages

Jacksonville Constitutionist
A Weekly Paper - Devoted to the Interests of Illinois, Politics and General Information.
Volume 2 Number 4
Jacksonville, Illinois Wednesday, May 4, 1853
T.H. Cavanaugh. Editor and Publisher
Office- North west corner of the Public square, over Hughs & Lockwood's store.

Business Cards

Dr.E.R.ROE - Medicine...
Isaac L MORRISON-Attorney at Law and Solicitor in Chancery
CORCORAN & AUSTIN - Wholesale and Retail Grocers
G.Y. SHIRLEY, M.D. - Dental surgeon
Dr.P.K. LANDIS - Botanic Physician
Mrs. VEITCH- Instructress on the Piano Forte.
J.W. GALBRAITH - Iron and Steel. Stoves, Tin-ware &c.
Peter VAIL - Clothing
EDWARD SCOTT- Variety store
E DAWSON & Co - Blacksmithing in all its Branches.
R.M. BIGGS - Chain Pump
Js. ANDERSON - Cabinet Wareroom
John M TAGGART - Jacksonville Marble works
JACKSON & ELLIS - Jacksonville Shaving and Bathing saloon
MATHERS & WADSWORTH- Sligo Iron and Groceries
Edward LAMBERT - Butchering Business
Jas.S. ANDERSON - Furniture
John M TAGGART - Grave stones
LINCOLN & SELBY - Family Grocery
Wm.F. HALL-Carriage and Ornamental Painting
S.H. REESE - Dental Surgery - over I.D.RAWLINGS' store

column 2
ads - St Louis Businesses

column 3 thru 6
Laws of the United States,
Passed during the second Session of the Thirty-Second Congress.
Public Act No, 30
An act to establish the Territorial Govern- of Washington.....

column 7 and 8
From Gleason's Pictorial.
GOING DOWNHILL [story]


page 2 *********************8

I.S. HICKS, Esqr. is our authorized agent to collect....

From Havana....
Mr Cassell- lumber for sale
Girls...the census...In San Francisco, 29,166 males to 5,145 females...six to one...
Jonathan Jones, Esq. - Jones' Commercial College removed to North third street....
J.J. RICHARDS, agent of the Sangamon and Morgan railroad at Naples........
Rain Storm.

column 2
Gen. Santa Ana having been recalled to Mexico.....
Gold Mines in Texas..

New Paper at springfield.
We Have heard reports that Col. E.D. TAYLOR and his son-in-law S. SNOWDEN HAYES, Esq. are making arrangements.......

Public Education. The following extract....

column 3
Strikes and Striking
Letters of Credit Abroad
Pacific Railroad
Our Courts
Going Down Hill
...A paper from Havana, IL called "The Mason County Herald"
J NEELY & Co- ad
GOLTRA & Sryker -ad
The World's FAir
Home of the Friendless
Chicago circuit

column 4
To The Constitutionist- signed Moses GREENBAG
ENIGMA

column 5
The Colt, a Catholic paper in Buffalo,...
New Counterfeit
Illinois River Bank
The Alton and Jacksonville Railroad
From Texas
Affairs at Washington
The Independence - St Louisans Lost
Non Residents ??/ in Delaware
Later from New Orleans
The New York Printers Strike
The Genessee Farmer in noticing the Shanghai breed of chicken...
Surgical
The County of Franklin, OH

column 6
Telegram Gleanings
Cincinnati
New York
Arrival of the Humboldt
England
Baltimore
New York
Arrival of the Uncle Sam
arrival of the Canada

column 7
Austria
Italy
Constantinople
New Orleans
Washington
The rivers everywhere are bank full...
Two merchants were standing.....
arrivals and Departures of the Mails at Jacksonville
New advertisements
R & J HOCKENHULL - [3ads]
J J RICHARDS- Freight and Passage East-
W B JOHNSON - Cooking stove
Public Sale of Lumber......on the premises lately occupied by Messrs. RUSSEL & HALDANE as a lumber yard, in the town of Jacksonville,.....order of the Circuit Court of Morgan county, sitting as a Court of Chancery......JOSEPH J CASSELL, Receiver &c

column 8

Estate of THOMAS WOOD, Dec'd......of Morgan County....JOEL HEADINGTON, Adm'r
Estate of JOHN SAMMONS, Dec'd....of Morgan county.....JEREMIAH COX, Adm'r
Estate of ISRAEL TURNER, Dec'd .....of Morgan county.....ISAAC CONLEE, Adm'r
Estate of ELIZABETH MANSFIELD, Deceased ....of Morgan county....JAMES MANSFIELD, Adm'r

Commercial- Jacksonville Retail Markets
The New York Times --Daily and Weekly
Indiana


page 3 *****************************

We have received no mails.....sufficient excuse for the lack of the latest news.
The Railroad....proceedings of the meeting.....
Troubling of the Waters......the river is rising....
Beautiful Extract
See advertisement of W B JOHNSON, .....
Historical Enigma ...by Lizzie

Railroad Meeting
At a public meeting of the citizens of Jacksonville and vic...issuing county bonds...Jacksonville and Carrollton Railroad. Upon motion,
Richard HENRY was appointed Chairman, and
T H CAVANAUGH and Paul SELBY were appointed Secretaries.
On motion of Col. James Dunlap a committee......
James Berdan, Richard Yates and Murray McConnel be that committee.......
Ordered that David ROBB, James DUNLAP, Fleming STEVENSON and J W KING be appointed a Financial Committee.........

The world's Fair....clothing.... J H ALDERMAN [9 ads]
St Louis Business ads [2]
D. ROBB [2 ads]

column 2

Delinquent Lands and Town Lots, upon which the taxes for the year 1852 remain due and unpaid. Owners' Names.Acres.Description.sect'n.Tp.Range.Value.State tax.County tax.
William Kay
Thomas Anderson
George G Holmes
George Carter
C Shinneman
H Hitchcock
Alfred Blair
Starr & Carter
G W GLADWELL
Robert Cheek
George Carter
Ebenezer Jones
Wm Chambers
Starr & Carter
George Carter
J M Holmes
S Cummings
S Cmmmings
Edgeman & Carter
W W Talkington
unknown
Anson McMahan
Felix Doughty
same
John Turner
Mary Ann Hart
J Thompson
Wm H Cummings
John Sparks
Jonathan Thompson
A sevier
C G Selleck
P R Boice
Mary Ann Hart
John Sparks
J Ross
E C Pullam
? Doughty
J Ross
Harlon Farmer
Van Warmer
John Conley
Joseph Duncan's heirs
Ralph McCormick
Benjamin Vaughn
State Bank Illinois
Isaac S Wright
A Wright's heirs
Edward Jones
State Bank illinois
T W S & J M Cox
Emily C & Ira H Whitlock
Geo & James Kirkman
C Jenkins
unknown
R C Baldwin's heirs
H Jones
Wesley O Dennis
J M Tribble
Meacham & Challen
Harriett Dinton
Edward Hamilton
John B Nichols
same
Martin Willson
A ? Collins
Jefferson Mitchell
Wm G Gallaher
Willis Turner
D McCullough
Alex Roland
State Bank Illinois
R Dennis
John B Nickols
unknown
John B Nichols
D L Lumm?
Samuel Murray
same
same
same
D L Lamme
Samuel Fanning
same
same
same
James F Nichols
John B Nichols
Marcus Tunnell
John Wilbourne
same
Rich'd Wilkinson
Samuel Murray
Jacob R Embry/Emory
same
same
Samuel Murray
John Orr
John Strawmat
Samuel Murray
James A Barrett
R F Ruth
same
Nath'l English
Isaac R Diller
same
N English
same
Joseph Adams
same
Daniel Huey
R B Barnett
Wm G Gallaher
W A Thompson's estate
Joseph R Roach
Wm D Meigs
____ Todd
F Miner's heirs
Thomas Biddle
same
same
Wm Clark
Wm Sample
same
same
same
Thomas Biddle
same
same
same
R McCormick's heirs
J C Lankton
Francis Clayton
Stout & Lombard
Heinrichsen & Reinback
Mrs McGin is
H D Taylor
same
Emily C & ??? H Whitlock
Bank of Illinois
same
G Bartholomew
Geo & Jas Kirkman
G Bartholomew
same
Wm Bailey
Geo & Jas Kirkman
A Renton
Michael Clary
Stephen Wilcox
same
R F Bar?tet
John Barrett
James Henderson
Thomas Wood
Wm M Patterson
Charles R Willson
Jacob M ?eavers
Samuel Weaver
Daniel smithers
Jacob M Seavers
W & H B ?own
Jacob m Seavers
Samuel Graves
Jesse Rosson
Stephen Green
Thomas Sparks
M sparks
unknown
J G willard
J Carlock's estate
J Whitaker
Wilson Smith
James Beavers
same
J Carlock
anna Bonds
Wm M Layton
Z B Bartholomew
George Crisman
Ira Kimball
Samuel Mason
same
Wm M Layton
D Smart
J F Warren
Callan & Mason
N Collin
James K Cox
G O Binion's heirs
same
same [7]
T C Reese
same
G Coons
albert Hickox
Isaac N Redding
______Sanders
J F Bergen
I N Redding
J G Bergen
John Duvall
Wm B Warren
Melinda Ray
M A Short
B F Cummings
Thomas Emerson
B F Cummings
unknown
John Liter
same
G O Banion's heirs
William Stice
Wm Hodgson
J B & R D Thompson
Wm B Warren
J B & R D Thompson
same
same
W Conover
Elizabeth Workman
same
Jesse Munroe
Austin Clayton's estate
unknown
Burk Handy
James Neal
Henry Dusenbery
John Whip
Alex Fuller
Davis Fuller
John B Thompson
D J Moody
Hannah Long
Davis Fuller
same
John Moore
Thos Richardson
Isaac Rubert
Isaac smith
Joseph shaw
same
Davis Fuller
Joseph shaw
same
Joseph Shaw
alex Johnson
Levi N Webster
Rich'd & Sarah Hays
Henry C Long
same
same
Levi N Webster
David Hodge's estate
David Hodge's estate
D B Bush Jr
Robert Thompson
J M Webster
Elias smith
O C Ide
W Post
Davis Fuller
same
Jas A Barrett
John Huddleson
samuel Hatfield
O M Hatch
Henry Gi bert
Davis Fuller
Israel Lake
H R Gillespie
same
E Eldridge
same
same
Weeks & Carler
J Bergen

column 3
W L May
Mrs Shannon
Rich'd Hays
O C Ide
H R Gillespie
same, same, same
G W Snow
G R Gaither & Co
D & J E Waldo
James F Reese
Sarah Huddleson
N Coffin/Cottin/Collin
R F Barrett
J B & J G Loose
O S Wentworth

JACKSONVILLE

Richard Routt
Mrs. Drexler's heirs
Lewis Gibbons
same
Lucien Berry
George Deterding
John L Jones

Miscellaneous Lands in Jacksonville

William Stevens
Joseph Capps
George Dedering
William Brown
J Porter
J M Lucas
same
unknown
N Koscialowski
L R Chapman
Adams & Shelton
same
J H Givens
Adam Young
E O Brown
John Evans
Jacob Coffman
Wilson allen
Jesse Smith
R B Mitchell
Miss Hammond
M S Gillham
James Johnson
same
A H Dunlavey
same, same, same [6]
Ebenezer Tingle
N Co???
??????? McKay
same [5]
Royal T?ff?'s heirs
same
Joseph Shepperd
Bordwell & McCord
same
Matthew Ainsworth
same
Augustus T?llord
Nancy j Turney
same
Mrs T?ff?
Enoch Snelling


WAVERLY
Starr & Carter
Ebenezer jones
John Ham
S Hotelkiss
same
Starr & Carter
same, same
John Chail?n's estate
same, same, same
Starr & Carter
same
Thomas Jarmine
same
Elisha
sh
Starr & Carter
Wm M Hol
El Ha
H ? W
same
W
same
same
M Murray
Starr & Carter
George
Gabriel Dennis
Anna Phelps
L C Sweet
J L Prim
same
R H Beasley
P C Arnett

FRANKLIN
Alexander Scoles
Z V Ward

LYNNVILLE
Robinson Dobson
T Swales
A ?enton
Saml Cannon
John Groves
T
Unknown [2]
----- Henderson
Unknown [4]


BETHEL
Daniel Troy
N Coffin or Collin
State
J T Longley
State
Unknown
John Wa lihan
J R & L H Calloway
John Carlile
M ? Edmondson
Wm M Layton
same, same, same, same
George Crisman

MEREDOSIA
D L Lamme
R B Butch/Hatch?
Geo W Finch
J M Bucklin
____Brown
Bank of Illinois
Pratt & Conn
same
State Bank
same
N Collin
Wm A Conn
S C Clotfelter
same
Eliza Ebaugh
Samuel Jones

COBB & AYLSWORTH'S ADDITION TO MEREDOSIA
Joseph Heslep
same
G P Plant
R B Hatch
same
Unknown, Unknown, Unknown
Elias Eldridge
J M Cooley
Clark & Self
State Bank
Clark & Self
Unknown
P Aylsworth
State bank
same, same, same, same, same,
Danl Waldo
State Bank
Danl Waldo
State Bank
same

WALDO's ADDITION
Warbarton & King [15]

Lands forfeited to the State on the 14th day of June, 1852, for the Taxes of 1851.
Acres. Description. Sec. Tp. R'ge. ST CT os Int Co
[listed]

NOTICE is hereby given that I will apply to the County Court of Morgan, Illinois, at the June Term 1853, for a judgement and order to sell the foregoing lands and town lots for the amount of taxes interest and costs due thereof for the year A.D. 1852, and that I will attend at the Court House in Jacksonville, on Monday the 27th day of June, 1853, being the third Monday next succeeding the day fixed by law for the commencement of said June term of said County Court, and sell the said lands and town lots, for the sale of which an order shall be made for the taxes, interest and lots aforesaid.
MARTIN H CASSELL, Collector of Morgan county.

two columns above column 4,5,6

I, T H Cavanaugh, editor and Proprietor of the "Jacksonville Constitutionist," a weekly newspaper, printed in jacksonville, Morgan county, Illinois, do hereby certify that the annexed and foregoing list of lands and town lots was published in said newspaper on wednesday the 4th day of May, 1853, and that said list has been examined with the original, and found correct, and that the same was printed in all the papers published for that number, and distributed according to law.
T.H.CAVANAUGH, Editor and Proprietor. Jacksonville, Ill. May 4, 1853

DELINQUENT LANDS AND TOWN LOTS UPON which the taxes for the years 1850 and '52 remain due and unpaid.
1850
Owners names
alfred Blair
A Wright's heirs
D McCullough
G W McLean
B F F??ing
C Daulton
S muel Weaver
WAVERLY
Ebenezer Jones
G W Legrand
Parsonage
FRANKLIN
John Mcginnis
Wyatt's Addition
Levi Buchanan
BETHEL
J Z Zimmerman
Wm M Layton
MEREDOSIA OLD TOWN
A M Heslep
COBB & AYLSworth addition
W Wackerly
1851
H Hitchcock
Richard H?del?eson
M C Clayton
J C Caldwell
Meacham & Challen
Wm G Gallaher
Jas H Curby
same
Christopher Shineman
Wm Gall??her
Nancy James
Jas henderson
J G Willard
Presley Crisman
J P Warren
M A Short
Thos Emerson
? ? ?ekens
Thos Richerson
same [3]
Nicholas Long
H Gilbert
Saml Jones

Jacksonville- Lots East of alley D
Parsonage
McHenry Johnson's Addition
N Kosciulouski
WAVERLY
J Challen [4]
Ethel P?et [2]
R N Ham
Meacham & Challen
Parsonage
LYNNVILLE
Sons of Temperance [2]
FRANKLIN
Henrichsen & Rineabek [3]
John Mcgennes
WYatt's Addition
Sam Graves [2]
James Ward [2]
MEREDOSIA, ORIGINAL TOWN
Charles Ebaugh
_______Brown
Bank of Illinois
Pratt & Conn [2]
Sam Jones
Wm A Conn
Sam jones
COBB & AYLSWORTH ADDITION
S O Dow
Elias Eldridge's estate
Sam Mason
W Wackerly
Clark & self
same
Unknown
W Raymond
State Bank

NOTICE is hereby given that I will apply to the County Court of Morgan, Illinois, at the June Term 1853, for a judgement and order of sale for the said lands and town lots for the taxes interest and costs due thereon for the years 1850 and '51, and that I will attend at the Court House in Jacksonville, on Monday the 27th day of June, 1853, being the third Monday next succeeding the time fixed by law for holding said June term of said County Court, and will sell said lands and town lots, for the sale of which an order shall be made for the taxes, interest and cost aforesaid.
J NEELY Former sheriff. May 4th, 1853

I, T H Cavanaugh, editor and Proprietor of the "Jacksonville Constitutionist," a weekly newspaper, printed in jacksonville, Morgan county, Illinois, do hereby certify that the annexed and foregoing list of lands and town lots was published in said newspaper on wednesday the 4th day of May, 1853, and that said list has been examined with the original, and found correct, and that the same was printed in all the papers published for that number, and distributed according to law.
T.H.CAVANAUGH, Editor and Proprietor. Jacksonville, Ill. May 4, 1853

column 4
Jacksonville ads
Books, Stationery & Music
Always Ready for Work
administrator's notice [the best part of the page is unreadable!!]
administrator's Notice [argh]
???? Yates- Attorney
Mrs M STEWART
E. HAMILTON -Bakery and Confectionery
J.C. WHITE - Fashionable TAILORING Done to Order
St Louis business ad

column 5
Jacksonville ads
CORCORAN & AUSTIN [10 ads]
D. ROBB - [19 ads]
The Fine, Fast Running Passenger Steamer NIAGARA

column 6
Jacksonville ads
Mrs M STEWART - Millinery & Dress Making
B.F.& C.P. FORD-Every Description of Harness
WM. HAMILTON, Jr- Western House
J O'CONNELL'S shop- The Cheap Cooking Stove
J.W. CHENERY- Dwelling House for Sale- ...Beardstown street
D. ROBB- New spring Goods
W.H. BROADWELL- PLOUGHS!
COFFMAN & SON -Salt
J.M. LURTON - Clover seed
R.S. ANDERSON -New Store and New Goods
A. McDONALD - Notice to wool Growers in Morgan and other Counties.
SAM'L GATY, Mississippi Foundry- For sale at a bargain- a New steam Ferry boat....
ROSS & HAMMOND- Stoves- improved

column 7
ad- Balsam of Wild Cherry
St Louis ads

page 4 **********************8

column 1
Agricultural
From the New England Farmer - The Garden-
From the Valley Farmer - Yeast-
Soap

column 2-5
St Louis businesses ads

column 6-8
Jacksonville

column 6
R & J HOCKENHULL - Hardware...Druggist...Teas....
AYERS & CO- Hardware .... Cutlery... Shot Guns....
M P AYERS
DAVENPORT & FOREMAN...three doors east of COFFMAN & Son- ready made clothing
ROSS & HAMMOND - Foundry and Machine shop - [9 ads]
Richard BIBB - Dry goods, Groceries,...Boots and shoes...

column 7
Mr D C CREAMER
J H ALDERMAN
J W KING
James H LURTON

WEST DISTRICT SCHOOL
P COFFMAN }
JOSEPH CAPPS } Directors
D A SMITH }

Ayers & Co - Honey of Tar
Wm H ELLIOTT - .....has purchased the Stone Quarry formerly owned by JOHN S HAMILTON, 1 mile east of Winchester....

Penmanship- Dan's room open...evening class......in Coffman's Brick store

column 8
BRISTOW & WARREN

Jacksonville and Carrollton RAILROAD-an election...bonds of the county....
James BERDAN, County Judge
S S DUNCAN} Associate Justices
D HODGES }
GEO A DUNLAP, Clerk

Mat. STACY - House and Lot for sale

Petition for Partition
ANDERSON KEMP, et al.
vs
MILTON FUNK, et al.
....by vitrtue of a decree.... Morgan County....for sale.....
.....also in Scott County.....
HUGH DIXON , Commissioner to sell.

Honor to the Patrons of Agriculture [I eventually realize it is an ad -but...]

At the exhibition of the Morgan County Agriculture Society, held at Jacksonville, October, 1851, the following premiums were awarded:
For the best one year old colt, the first premium was awarded to CORODEN COX, for his bay horse colt by Hartley's imported "Onus".
The certificate as second best was awarded to COL. JAMES DUNLAP for his black colt by imported 'Onus'.
The first premium was awarded to COL. JAMES DUNLAP for his bay filley, by imported 'Onus'.
The certificate was awarded to David ROBB for his bay colt by Hartley's 'AZAN,' as second best.
At the exhibition held by the Agricultural Society of Morgan county, in Sept. 1852, the following premiums were awarded:
For the best two year old stallion, the first premium was awarded to the Hon. J. A. McCLERNAND for his black colt Black Hawk, by Hartley's imported "Onus."
The second premium was awarded to CORODEN COX for his bay colt, young Onus, by imported onus.
The first premium for the finest gelding was awarded to HAMILTON STALEY, for his brown horse Zack Taylor, four years old, by imported Onus.
The first premium, of silver cup, for one year old horse colt, was awarded to MICHAEL HUFFAKER, for his gray colt, Peacock, by Hartley's 'Gazan.'
The second premium was awarded to Rev. JOHN C. HAMILTON, for his black colt by Gazan.
For the best two year old gelding the first premium was awarded to the Hon. JOSEPH MORTON, for his gray colt, by imported Onus.
The first premium on year old colts was awarded to Hon. JOSEPH MORTON, for his bay filley by Gazan.
The second premium was awarded to JOSEPH STALEY, Jr., for his bay filley, a grand daughter of imported 'Onus.'
The premium of silver cup, was awarded for the best horse colt, to BENJ. MILLER, for his colt Wagone, by Hartley's 'Windsor.'
The first premium for sucking filleys was awarded to Hon. JOSEPH MORTON for his bay filley by Gazan.
The second premium was awarded to Ropt. carth for his bay filley by Gzana.
March 5, 1852- M. H. CASSELL, Sec.

W H HARTLEY-
That Paragon of Nature - IMPORTED ONUS, has returned home to Morgan County, and his services are offered at the extremely low price of $5,00.
My Favorite and Premium Horse - GAZAN....
The Blood Horse -Commodore Stockton's WINDSOR.....
April 13, 1853 W H HARTLEY

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