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Manuscript

Co-operative Fair

Date: 1886-02 

Description: A formal announcement of a Co-operative Fair that was held in March of 1886.

Date: 1862-10-08 

Description: An introduction to the Kentucky Papers, written by Spencer Records, which begins, "I have written the following narrative partly for my own satisfaction an...

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: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Letterhead of the La Crosse Wallis Carriage Co., manufacturers of fine family carriages, showing a view of the factory with the Mississippi River in the ba...

Date: 1825-08-19 

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

Date: 1897-09-17 

Description: Portion of a letter regarding the incorporation of the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1831-02 

Description: Printed invitation addressed to Mr. I.A. Lapham for a ball at C. McCoy's hotel to be held on February 17, 1831.

Manuscript

Washington, D.C.

Date: 1861-08 ca.

Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...

Date: 1897 

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.

Date: 1853-03-15 

Description: The first page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove. It was authored by someone in Stevens Point whose name is not s...

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Letterhead with an illustration of a soldier on guard duty in camp and the name of the associations' officers.

Date: 1835 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1935 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Date: 1891 

Description: Letter from Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Estes G. Rathbone, regarding the establishment of the Post Office at La Crosse and Nathan Myrick's appoint...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1840 

Description: A document written in Norwegian with the words "Otte Skilling Species" at the top of the page.

Date: 1838 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's Catalog of Plants Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory.

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...

Date: 1859-10-15 

Description: Front page of the Certificate of Incorporation for the Summit Bank in Oconomowoc.

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