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Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...
Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...
Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...
Description: Scale: about 43 miles to 1 in. Boundaries colored.
Date: 1816 ca.
Description: This is a photostat copy of a manuscript map in the National Archives showing a plan of Fort Howard and a view of its north side. Originally surveyed by Wi...
Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.
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: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Eastern half of the United States. Scale: 2.5 inches = 250 miles.
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).
Date: 1812 ca.
Description: Four rusted bayonets and shot that sat in the hold of the ship Niagara for 80 years.
Description: Newspaper article declaring peace between the United States and Great Britain at the end of the War of 1812.
Date: 1819 date unknown
Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...
Description: The second page of a letter written by Daniel Boone to his sister.
Date: 1815 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...
Date: 1810 before
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, and the public square.
The bottom right margin reads: "Robert M. Eberts, Henry S. Baird, A.G. Ellis, R.S. S...
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