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Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Description: A page in Samuel Marshall's diary, dated September 28, 1842, with several short entries.
Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.
Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.
Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.
Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.
Date: 1862-04 before
Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...
Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.
Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...
Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.
Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...
Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.
Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of th...
Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.
Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...
Description: Inscription from Reuben Gold Thwaites to The State Historical Society of Wisconsin in a copy of his book, Historic Waterways.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Advertisement for K. of L. Brand Co-operative Collars and Cuffs showing illustrations of collars. It includes the statement "The Only Union Made Collars".
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