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Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839.
Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...
Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.
Description: Portrait of Ker-o-menee, a celebrated Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treat...
Description: Plat of the Private Claims at Prairie Du Chien.
Description: Beginning page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa...
Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.
Description: Kee-o-tuck-kee, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief.
Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.
Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.
Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
Description: Fourth page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...
Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
Description: The front page of a letter writen by President Thomas Jefferson to Henry Dearborn.
Date: 1820 ca.
Description: Map of the Northwestern Territories of the United State showing the track pursued by the Expedition in 1820.
Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.
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