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W.C. Fields Letter

Date: 1933-05-15 

Description: A typed letter from W.C. Fields to Phillip Goodman. It is full of personal news items. In the letter he mentions that "Prohibition ends today."

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: 1814-08-27 

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...

Date: 1844-09-20 

Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.

Manuscript

Washington, D.C.

Date: 1861-08 ca.

Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...

Date: 1856 

Description: Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke to Mayor Jairus Fairchild, from the Astor House, New York, describing the sale of city bonds.

Date: 1812-07-29 

Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.

Manuscript

Unpaid Bill

Date: 1857-11-18 

Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.

Date: 1966-06-23 

Description: Letter of introduction for Mrs. Robert (Vicki) Gabriner indicating that she is authorized by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin to collect materials...

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Date: 1778-08-17 

Description: Document supporting the presentation of a medal presented by Frederick Haldimand, Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the Province of Quebec to Menomi...

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter to Colonel William Robert Talylor signed "Yours in Hast, —. Hinton". The envelope is included in the upper left hand corner of the letter.

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 1 of textual description of Brundage family and their resettlement from poor farmland to land better suited to agriculture.

Date: 1887 

Description: Opening spread of Reuben Gold Thwaites' diary of his 1887 trip on the Fox River.

Date: 1961 

Description: Second page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity i...

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Manuscript

Class Portrait

Date: 1935 

Description: Vintage photograph, dated ca. 1890, with a wraparound handwritten message from Miss Louise Parke to her beloved teacher, Miss Mary L. Edgar, is part of a M...

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

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Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...

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