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Document

Ojibwe Treaty

Date: 1825 ca.

Description: This document, sometimes cited as the “Statement made by the Indians, a bilingual petition of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, 1864,” was carried by an Ojib...

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

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: 1829 

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

Drawing

Seneca Lapham

Date: 1825 

Description: Portrait of Seneca Lapham.

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date: 1825 

Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Date: 1828 

Description: Map of the Louisville and Portland Canal on the Ohio River. The map shows Louisville, Shippingsport, Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Gravel Island, Corn Islan...

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...

Map or Atlas

Fort Crawford

Date: 1821 

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

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: 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: 1821-08-18 

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: 1825-08-19 

Description: Third page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, an...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Fourth page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

Date: 1825-08-27 

Description: Map is ink on paper. Map shows plat of the town of Munnomunne, the Fox River, farm lots, and an established highway. The map is signed by "J.D. Doty, Propr...

Date: 1827 

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

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: 1828 ca.

Description: Plat of the Private Claims at Prairie Du Chien.

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