The Madison County Courier, Edwardsville, Illinois, Thursday, November 30, 1865|
Submitted by:Brenda Hamilton Johnson
Urbana Daily Courier, July 29, 1903
Decrease in Smallpox Cases
Smallpox has existed in the last three months at the following places: Bureau county, Spring Valley; Cass county, Beardstown; Champaign county, Champaign, Bondville and Scott township; Clark county, Martinsville; Clay county, Iola; Clinton county, Keysport; Coles county, Mattoon and Hutton township; Cook county, Chicago, Barrington and Glenwood; Cumberland county, Woodberry; Edgar county, Buck township; Effingham county, Altamont and Effingham; Fulton county, Piatt, London Mills and Dearfield township; Greene county, Greenfield and Carrollton; Grundy county, Eileen; Henry county, Osco and Annawan; Knox county, Galesberg and De Long; Lake county, Libertyville; La Salle county, Streator; Macoupin county, Girard; Madison county, Edwardsville Junction, Venice, Madison and Granite City; Massac county, Brockport; Menard county, Oakford township; Mercer county, Gilcrest; Pike county, Nebo and Pittsfield; Piatt county, Blue Ridge township; Sangamon county, Springfield and Curran township; Scott county, Bluffs; St. Clair county, Engelman township; Williams county, Herrin and Lake Creek.