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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: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Illustration of a "prairie breaking plow" of the 1840s. Includes the text "prairie breaking plow of fifty years ago."
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: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...
Description: A letter to W.R. Taylor from Hinton.
Description: Concluding page of document handwritten by Thomas Marshall, which includes his signature.
Description: John E. Davie's commission as 2nd lieutenant in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company K.
Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.
Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.
Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.
Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.
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: 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...
Description: The second page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding publishing a book he was writing.
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...
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: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.
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