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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: English translation of the Fur Trade Engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher.
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: The second page of a letter written by Daniel Boone to his sister.
Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Date: 1811 ca.
Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...
Description: The front page of a letter with the greeting "Dear Sister" written by Daniel Boone.
Description: The back side of the first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Date: 1812 ca.
Description: Four rusted bayonets and shot that sat in the hold of the ship Niagara for 80 years.
Description: Swiss baptismal certificate, Glarus.
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: The second page of a two page letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
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...
Description: Newspaper article declaring peace between the United States and Great Britain at the end of the War of 1812.
Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).
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 contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.
Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
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