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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...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 1825 

Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Date: 1820 ca.

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

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1828 ca.

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

Manuscript

Earth Borer

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...

Document

Ojibwe Treaty

Date: 1825 ca.

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

Date: 1827-10 

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

Date: 1828 

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham showing the geological profile of the land between Utica and Knob Creek, Kentucky at a scale of 1/2 inch to a mile.

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: 1824-08-20 

Description: The front page of a letter writen by President Thomas Jefferson to Henry Dearborn.

Date: 1821 

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

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