Illinois State Fair, 1861. Premium List and Regulations for the Ninth Annual Exhibition of the Illinois State Agricultural Society, to be Held At Chicago
Springfield, IL: Steam Press of Chas. H. Lanphier. Very Good. 1861. Pamphlet. A disbound agricultural prize list. Light soil. Pages 38,  advert. Prize money sums are penciled in throughout. "Regular cash premiums $20,000. Citizens' Prizes, $2,000. All railroads terminating at Chicago will convey passengers at half fare, and articles for exhibition free. Competition open to the the world , except as noted in the list." The last page alludes to war preparations, noting that domestic troubles are generally followed by famine. Three copies listed in OCLC. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 38 pp . (Inventory #: 011825)
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