THIRTY THOUSAND ACRES OF / LAND / FOR SALE!!! / The Subscribers Would Call Public Attention to the Great / Bargains Now Offered in Real Estate, in the / counties of Crawford, Jasper, Law- / rence and Richland, Illinois...[followed by 73 lines of text in 2 columns]. DESCRIPTION OF LANDS... [followed by 128 lines of text in 3 columns]. [Signed in type] Peter Smith. L. Abernathy... Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Ill. Reference. [4 lines of names]. Illinois, Real Estate.

THIRTY THOUSAND ACRES OF / LAND / FOR SALE!!! / The Subscribers Would Call Public Attention to the Great / Bargains Now Offered in Real Estate, in the / counties of Crawford, Jasper, Law- / rence and Richland, Illinois...[followed by 73 lines of text in 2 columns]. DESCRIPTION OF LANDS... [followed by 128 lines of text in 3 columns]. [Signed in type] Peter Smith. L. Abernathy... Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Ill. Reference. [4 lines of names]

[Lawrenceville, IL: np, 1855?]. Printed broadside, 22 x 10 ½ inches, employing a number of sizes and styles of type, including large display types (to two inches). Extolling the virtues of the land and its abundant fertile soil, good water, and choice timber land, most all property within one to six miles of the Ohio and Mississippi Rail Road; more than 40 properties, from eight owners are individually described. BYRD 2352 (“date assumed from evidence in the broadside; Illinois Historical Society). OCLC locates two copies (American Antiquarian Society, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). One small chip extending to, but not taking, text, rather uniform age-toning, a very good example. Item #63941

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