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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...
Description: Portion of a map showing a survey of Lake Superior including the River St. Louis.
Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Date: 1821 ca.
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.
Date: 1825 ca.
Description: This document, sometimes cited as the “Statement made by the Indians, a bilingual petition of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, 1864,” was carried by an Ojib...
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.
Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.
Description: Drawn and engraved by Sidney Hall. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. Scale: 1:200. Partly colored. This is probably the second Europe...
Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.
Description: Map of the Louisville and Portland Canal on the Ohio River. The map shows Louisville, Shippingsport, Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Gravel Island, Corn Islan...
Description: Engraving of Fort Dearborn (center) and Kinzie Mansion (right) after Seth Eastman's original drawing in 1820 for the U. S. Army. Several people are visible...
Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.
Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.
Description: In 1823 U.S. Army major Stephen H. Long led an expedition of scientific, trade, and military investigation up the Mississippi River and the Red River of th...
Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...
Description: Fourth 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...
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaw and Child". Portrait of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman and her child painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac in 18...
Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...
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