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Manuscript

"Freedom's Journal"

Date: 1827-06-22 

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

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: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Foreground shows a tree floating in the water.

Date: 1829 

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

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...

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...

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Date: 1823 ca.

Description: First church in Green Bay.

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...

Date: 1829 

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

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels through the northwestern regions of the United States, extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the...

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. ...

Date: 1826 

Description: Connecticut State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Bishop's Fund.

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.

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.

Date: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1825 

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

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