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Date: 1798 

Description: Uncolored. No scale. One of the earliest maps to show the proposed division of the northwest territory into states.

Date: 1778 

Description: This Italian map from 1778 depicts the upper portion of the Old Northwest. Rivers and lakes are identified and relief, real and imagined, is depicted picto...

Date: 1755 

Description: Color map of North American territories owned by the English and by the French. Scale: about 115 milles d'Angleterre to 1 inch. French title is "Carte des...

Date: 1720 

Description: Double hemispherical world map showing routes of Tasman, Magellan, Mendana, etc. Relief shown pictorially. Title in oak wreath cartouche. Map between four...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 56. Drawing from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1778-07-13 

Description: A brief letter written by Daniel Boone to "Dear Col".

Date: 1740 

Description: From Weigel's Atlas portatilis, oder, Compendieuse Vorstellung der gantzen Welt. Map of Europe.

Date: 1776-07-04 

Description: Hand-drawn map of the area where the Battle of Black's Fort took place.

Drawing

Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.

Date: 1793-02-01 

Description: Text in the upper right corner reads, "A Map of The Western Part of the Territories belonging to the United States of America. Drawn from the best authorit...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

United States Constitution, Back

Date: 1787-09-19 

Description: The first printing of the United States Constitution found in the "Pennsylvania Packet," and "Daily Advertiser."

Date: 1781-08 

Description: The front page of a letter written by Thomas Lewis to William Preston.

Date: 1719 

Description: Photograph of a framed Scottish Historical Armorial Flag.

Date: 1755 

Description: From "A map of the British and French dominions in North American with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements".

Date: 1779-02-24 

Description: A letter from Governor Henry Hamilton to Colonel Clark proposing a truce.

Date: 1786 after

Description: Portrait engraving of Thomas Jefferson, from the painting by M. Brown.

Date: 1712 

Description: This drawing, based on an 1897 survey, appeared in the 1899 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, accompanying Publius V. Lawson's arti...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 45. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1779-08-31 

Description: A handwritten "list of different inhabitants that consented to furnish the troops belonging to the state of Virginia."

Date: 1769 

Description: Manuscript map. Scale: about 80 British statue miles to 1 inch.

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