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Date: 1835 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1935 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Date: 1838 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Date: 1870 

Description: Page from a diary kept by Increase Lapham in California between April 11 and May 19, 1870. The page shows a portion of a list of minerals of California.

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: 1862-10-24 

Description: First page of a list of sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers from the First Wisconsin Cavalry found at the Fifth St. Hospital in St. Louis by Cordelia Harve...

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

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: 1863-07-02 

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...

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Date: 1876-03 

Description: Advertising circular written on Appleton Woolen Mills letterhead. In 1876 the Appleton Woolen Mills were operated by Hutchinson & Co. Appleton Woolen Mi...

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.

Date: 1812-07-29 

Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

Date: 1865-06-28 

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...

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.

Date: 1866-08-01 

Description: Army commission for William H. Upham in the Fifth Wisconsin Artillery dated June 18, 1866, and signed by Andrew Johnson and Edwin M. Stanton on August 1, 1...

Date: 1899-04-12 

Description: Letter from Theodore Roosevelt, as Governor of New York, to Anita McCormick Blaine. Roosevelt expresses regret at "missing a chance to see you" and her son...

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

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