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Date: 1816-10-19 

Description: The front page of a letter with the greeting "Dear Sister" written by Daniel Boone.

Book or Pamphlet

1812 Fur Trade Engagement

Date: 1812-03-14 

Description: English translation of the Fur Trade Engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher.

Date: 1814-08-27 

Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...

Date: 1814 

Description: Scale: about 43 miles to 1 in. Boundaries colored.

Date: 1812 

Description: Swiss baptismal certificate, Glarus.

Manuscript

Freemen of Ohio

Date: 1813-07-02 

Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1812 ca.

Description: Dagger from an American officer of the war of 1812. Renat was a member of the naval fleet of the Great Lakes which was under the command Oliver Hazard Perr...

Date: 1810 ca.

Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.

Date: 1812 

Description: A contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.

Date: 1814-09-20 

Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1814 

Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 ca.

Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...

Date: 1811-10-08 

Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."

Date: 1812-07-29 

Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.

Historical Object

White Women's Shoes

Date: 1811 ca.

Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...

Date: 1816-10-19 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Daniel Boone to his sister.

Drawing

Fort Crawford

Date: 1817 

Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Peace, Newspaper Article

Date: 1815-02-13 

Description: Newspaper article declaring peace between the United States and Great Britain at the end of the War of 1812.

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