Bailhache & Baker

City: Springfield

County: Sangamon

State: Illinois

The printing firm of Bailhache & Baker was comprised of William H. Bailhache and Edward L. Baker. The partners published the Illinois State Journal from 1855 through 1862, and the monthly journal The Illinois Farmer from 1856 until January of 1864. Bailhache & Baker also printed reports and official documents for the State of Illinois in the 1850s and 1860s.

Franklin William Scott, Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois, 1814-1879, vol. 6 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1910), 321, 324; The Illinois Farmer (Springfield), 9 (January 1864), 1; “An Act to Provide for the Ordinary and Contingent Expenses of the Government Until the Adjournment of the Next Regular Session of the General Assembly,” 18 February 1857, Laws of Illinois (1857), 247; “An Act to Provide for the Payment of Certain Contingent Expenses, for Which No Appropriation has Heretofore Been Made,” 20 February 1861, Public Laws of Illinois (1861), 28; “An Act Making Certain Appropriations Not Otherwise Provided For,” 16 February 1865, Public Laws of Illinois (1865), 10.