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Description: The front page of a letter with the greeting "Dear Sister" written by Daniel Boone.
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: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
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: 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: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Date: 1810 ca.
Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.
Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: English translation of the Fur Trade Engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher.
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: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: Scale: about 43 miles to 1 in. Boundaries colored.
Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.
Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).
Description: The back side of the first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: Eastern half of the United States. Scale: 2.5 inches = 250 miles.
Description: Swiss baptismal certificate, Glarus.
Description: Newspaper article declaring peace between the United States and Great Britain at the end of the War of 1812.
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...
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