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Date: 1856 

Description: Prospectus for the Madison Female Seminary, then operated by Joseph C. Pickard.

Date: 1860-10-06 

Description: Minutes from a meeting of the Farmers Home League of Monroe, Wisconsin. The page contains a partial list of settled claims against the League and the amoun...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

Date: 1894-12-24 

Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...

Date: 1859-12-30 

Description: Printed invitation from the Dane Cavalry militia company in Atwood's Hall.

Date: 1893-12-08 

Description: The Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1863 issue of "Stars and Stripes" newspaper.

Date: 1864-05-17 

Description: Document certifying that Governor James T. Lewis appointed Dr. Solomon Blood as Surgeon of the 39th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. The document be...

Date: 1892-05-18 

Description: Letter of introduction for Frank G. Lenz of Pittsburgh and his agent Robert Bruce to Secretary of Agriculture Jeremiah Rusk. The letter is on The Outing Co...

Date: 1877-04-12 

Description: Document granting a parcel of land to the Wisconsin Railroad Farm Mortgage Land Company signed by Secretary of State, Peter Doyle. The document bears the o...

Date: 1876-01-14 

Description: Document stating that H.H. Bennett will make annual rental payments of $232.10 to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee for rental of his studio in Kilbourn City...

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brighman listing occurrences at Fort Blue Mounds.

Date: 1857 

Description: Membership certificate of the Athenaen Society of the University of Wisconsin presented to Charles Fairchild in 1857. The society was a student literary an...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Date: 1853-01-29 

Description: Document of agreement between Oren Johnson of Dodge County and the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company. Johnson agreed to pay $600 plus 8% annual int...

Date: 1857 

Description: Certificate signed by La Fayette Kellogg admitting George E. Bryant to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. The certificate bears the seal...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Date: 1884-06 

Description: Document recording the case and ruling in favor of Samuel Boynton in the case brought by Clarissa Wood regarding the sale of the Eagle diamond.


Ojibwe Treaty

Date: 1825 ca.

Description: This document, sometimes cited as the “Statement made by the Indians, a bilingual petition of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, 1864,” was carried by an Ojib...

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: Blue and white floral print wallpaper on which the Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1863 is printed.

Date: 1857 

Description: Engraved document certifying that D. Henry Rockwell of Oconomowoc is entitled to one share of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company worth one hundr...

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