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Date: 1844-09-20 

Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.

Date: 1844-09-20 

Description: Concluding page of document handwritten by Thomas Marshall, which includes his signature.

Date: 1847 

Description: This map identifies surveyed areas of the Upper Peninsula and shows lakes, rivers, and islands in portions of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and upper Can...

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.

Date: 1848 

Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...

Date: 1840 

Description: This map, one of a series made by Thomas Jefferson Cram of the U.S. Topographical Engineers from personal surveys, shows the portage connecting the Wiskons...

Map or Atlas

Map of Mineral Point

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.

Painting

The Peddler

Date: 1841 

Description: Women showing fabric to two men.

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...

Date: 1847 

Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time as well as lead and copper mines

Drawing

School

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Wilki...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...

Date: 1844 

Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn four years before Wisconsin entered stateho...

Date: 1842 

Description: Menominee war dance, as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay, Wisconsin about 1838. This detail...

Date: 1844 

Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3). "Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...

Date: 1849-07-17 

Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1841 

Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...

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