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Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Plat of the Private Claims at Prairie Du Chien.

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...

Manuscript

"Freedom's Journal"

Date: 1827-06-22 

Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.

Date: 1821 

Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.

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...

Print

Wa-kaun

Date: 1825 

Description: Portrait of Wa-kaun (Snake) a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien in 1825.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: This map shows waterways, trails, settlements, Indian villages, and boundaries. The map includes text in the lower left with excerpts from Indian land trea...

Date: 1824-08-20 

Description: The front page of a letter writen by President Thomas Jefferson to Henry Dearborn.

Date: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1825-08-19 

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...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Second 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...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Date: 1825 

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: 1820 

Description: Undated manuscript map. Prairie du Chien.

Date: 1820 ca.

Description: Map of the Northwestern Territories of the United State showing the track pursued by the Expedition in 1820.

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...

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

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