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Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....
Date: 1836 ca.
Description: A series of ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper, hand-drawn maps of the townships of Darlington and Gratiot in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the to...
Description: This map shows planned military posts/depots, barracks, rivers, lakes, roads, existing forts, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Arkansas, Illino...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, as well as the location of a shot tower, houses, stores, and barns. The map is oriented with the north to the left. T...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A catalog of Plants & Shells, Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee on the West Side of Lake Michigan,
Description: This manuscript shows the 1835 survey of the road corresponding approximately to a portion of County Trunk A in the Town of Scott, Brown County, Wisconsin....
Description: Pencil on tracing paper. Rough sketch of Milwaukee. Left top corner reads: "From Map of northern part of Illinois and the surveyed part of Wisconsin Territ...
Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: At-te-conse, or The Young Reindeer, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.
Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).
Description: A hand drawn map of the mouth of the Manitowoc River at Lake Michigan, showing depth of the water by contour lines. The included inset map shows the regio...
Description: The Citadel Rock on the Upper Missouri River.
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Description: This photocopy map shows the Fox River, lot and block numbers, private claims, streets, a public squares, a manual labour school, and Fort Howard. An inset...
Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of the geological profile between the Sandusky plains and Portsmouth, Ohio.
Date: 1834 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.
Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.
Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
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