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Samson Occom

Date: 1766 

Description: Portrait of Mohegan minister and preacher Samson Occom, posed sitting with his finger on a Bible on a bookstand, with Indian implements visible on the wall...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 46. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.


Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

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

Date: 1783 

Description: Letter from Thomas Jefferson to George Rogers Clark suggesting a transcontinental expedition.

Date: 1774-07 

Description: Front page of a letter written and signed by Dan Smith.

Date: 1786 

Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.

Date: 1798 ca.

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Egypt. Map title appears on bottom left as a carving in stone next...

Date: 1775-06-19 

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

Date: 1784 

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

Date: 1777 

Description: A pay roll, handwritten by Captain Joseph Martin, listing men under the command of Major Bledsoe at Rye Cove on Clinck.

Date: 1779-02-24 

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

Date: 1774-07-08 

Description: A hand-drawn map showing forts along the Clinch River.

Date: 1740 ca.

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of the Iberian peninsula as a theater of war during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714). The map is dedicated to Ki...

Date: 1733 

Description: From "A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto". This is the Wisconsin and Minnesota section.

Date: 1781-08 

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

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

United States Constitution, Front

Date: 1787-09-19 

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

Date: 1745 ca.

Description: A two page world map featuring the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, as well as the northern and southern zodiacs. Additionally, the map is ordained with n...

Date: 1779-08-31 

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

Date: 1798 

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

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