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Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Date: 1841 ca.
Description: Page from Nathan Myrick's account book showing transactions with Native Americans.
Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...
Description: Letter written both horizontally and vertically, from Catherine Steel of Genesee, Wisconsin to her sister-in-law Lilias.
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.
Description: Letter from Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Estes G. Rathbone, regarding the establishment of the Post Office at La Crosse and Nathan Myrick's appoint...
Description: Handwritten page from Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin. The page includes entries for Choaking Creek, Cincinnati, City of the Four Lak...
Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1935 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.
Description: A contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.
Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Description: Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke to Mayor Jairus Fairchild, from the Astor House, New York, describing the sale of city bonds.
Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...
Description: John E. Davie's commission as 2nd lieutenant in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company K.
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Business stationery of George B. Peck, editor of Peck's Sun, a Milwaukee newspaper. Peck was well-known for his humorous column, "Peck's Bad Boy," a...
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