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Description: Increase Lapham's handwritten title page for A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin
Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Description: Handwritten page from Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin. The page includes entries for Choaking Creek, Cincinnati, City of the Four Lak...
Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.
Description: Page from a diary kept by Increase Lapham in California between April 11 and May 19, 1870. The page shows a portion of a list of minerals of California.
Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.
Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...
Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".
Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Description: First page of Assembly Bill 175 approving the business of banking in Wisconsin.
Date: 1862-04 before
Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...
Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.
Description: The second page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding publishing a book he was writing.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murrays addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...
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...
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