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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: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...
Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
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...
Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.
Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...
Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Date: 1862-04 before
Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...
Description: Graph showing the profile of a semi-diurnal spring tidal curve deduced from 5452 half hourly ordinates obtained from the records of self registering tide g...
Date: 1888-10-01 ca.
Description: A certificate from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States announcing that (Chaplin) J.W. Oakley became a Companion of the first Class...
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: A drawing by Thomas Steel of his farm property contained in a letter Steel wrote to his father James Steel.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Letterhead with an illustration of a soldier on guard duty in camp and the name of the associations' officers.
Description: The front page of a letter with the greeting "Dear Sister" written by Daniel Boone.
Description: Increase Lapham's handwritten title page for A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin
Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...
Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.
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