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Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Beginning page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa...

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Date: 1821-07-03 

Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Date: 1827-07-22 

Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...

Manuscript

Earth Borer

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Date: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1827 

Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Plat of the Private Claims at Prairie Du Chien.

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.

Date: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.

Date: 1828 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...

Map or Atlas

Fort Crawford

Date: 1821 

Description: A topographical view of the site of Fort Crawford.

Map or Atlas

United States

Date: 1824 

Description: Drawn and engraved by Sidney Hall. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. Scale: 1:200. Partly colored. This is probably the second Europe...

Date: 1829 

Description: This map of Munnomonee is ink and pencil on tracing cloth. The map shows a plat of the town, local streets, highways, land donations for public use, and pa...

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

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