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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: 1821 

Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.

Date: 1820 ca.

Description: Map of the Northwestern Territories of the United State showing the track pursued by the Expedition in 1820.

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: 1825 

Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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 ca.

Description: This map shows waterways, trails, settlements, Indian villages, and boundaries. The map includes text in the lower left with excerpts from Indian land trea...

Manuscript

"Freedom's Journal"

Date: 1827-06-22 

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

Date: 1827-10 

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

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....

Date: 1828 ca.

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

Date: 1828 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.

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...

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.

Book or Pamphlet

Native American Marks

Date: 1820-08-05 

Description: Sketches of Native American marks in James Doty's travel journal. Most of the marks represent different types of fish.

Date: 1827-07-22 

Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...

Date: 1821-07-03 

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

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...

Date: 1821 

Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.

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...

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