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Description: Third page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, an...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: A list of nine reasons to use co-operative-made goods, entitled "Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods in Preference To All Others". This was...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Illustration of a "prairie breaking plow" of the 1840s. Includes the text "prairie breaking plow of fifty years ago."
Description: A key to the members of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, consisting of a piece of paper with numbered circles punched through it. When this key is p...
Description: Increase Lapham's handwritten title page for A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin
Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.
Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.
Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...
Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.
Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.
Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.
Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...
Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".
Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.
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: First page of the Reuben Gold Thwaites' handwritten draft manuscript for his book Historic Waterways.
Description: The notes of General Henry Dodge, as taken by Lyman Draper. Page 99.
Description: Music for the song "Caledonian March" as notated on a letter written by Thomas Steel to his sister Lilly Steel.
Description: The second page of the Joseph Schlitz Bewing Company articles of association.
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