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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...

Date: 1823 

Description: In 1823 U.S. Army major Stephen H. Long led an expedition of scientific, trade, and military investigation up the Mississippi River and the Red River of th...

Date: 1827 

Description: Virginia State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company.

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.

Date: 1829 

Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.

Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels from Detroit Northwest through the Great chain of American Lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River in the year 1820. Ill...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Date: 1820 

Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

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: 1821 ca.

Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.

Map or Atlas

Fort Crawford

Date: 1821 

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

Date: 1820 

Description: A manuscript map of Prairie du Chien.

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.

Manuscript

"Freedom's Journal"

Date: 1827-06-22 

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

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Date: 1821-07-03 

Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.

Date: 1829 

Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.

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...

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