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Date: 1820-05-24 

Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1825 

Description: Portion of a map showing a survey of Lake Superior including the River St. Louis.

Date: 1825 

Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near the Fox River to the Winne...

Manuscript

"Freedom's Journal"

Date: 1827-06-22 

Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.

Date: 1827 

Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Date: 1820 

Description: Engraving of Fort Dearborn (center) and Kinzie Mansion (right) after Seth Eastman's original drawing in 1820 for the U. S. Army. Several people are visible...

Date: 1827-10 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.

Map or Atlas

Fort Crawford

Date: 1821 

Description: A topographical view of the site of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1827 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.

Date: 1829 

Description: Wash drawing of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hollman, who were early settlers in Platteville, Wisconsin.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Drawing

Fort Crawford

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839. ...

Book or Pamphlet

Indian Manufactures

Date: 1821 

Description: An illustration of items manufactured by Indians, including a canoe, two paddles, moccasins, rolled mat, pipe bowl, and a beaded bag.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.

Date: 1829 

Description: This map of Munnomonee is ink and pencil on tracing cloth. The map shows a plat of the town, local streets, highways, land donations for public use, and pa...

Map or Atlas

United States

Date: 1824 

Description: Drawn and engraved by Sidney Hall. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. Scale: 1:200. Partly colored. This is probably the second Europe...

Date: 1827 

Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...

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