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Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Date: 1811 ca.
Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...
Date: 1812 ca.
Description: Dagger from an American officer of the war of 1812. Renat was a member of the naval fleet of the Great Lakes which was under the command Oliver Hazard Perr...
Date: 1810 before
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, and the public square.
The bottom right margin reads: "Robert M. Eberts, Henry S. Baird, A.G. Ellis, R.S. S...
Description: Swiss baptismal certificate, Glarus.
Date: 1819 date unknown
Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...
Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.
Description: Eastern half of the United States. Scale: 2.5 inches = 250 miles.
Description: The back side of the first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: The address cover page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: Four rusted bayonets and shot that sat in the hold of the ship Niagara for 80 years.
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...
Description: Scale: about 43 miles to 1 in. Boundaries colored.
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Description: English translation of the Fur Trade Engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher.
Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).
Description: A contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.
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