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Date: 1774-07-08 

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

Photograph

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: 1786 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.

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

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: 1755-07-09 

Description: This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State His...

Date: 1760 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, forts, settlements, and Native American tribal territory. The southern boundary of the Hudsons Bay Company is labeled. Relief...

Date: 1744 

Description: A map of a plan of 16,500 acres of land.

Print

A Sea Otter

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 43. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1798 

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

Map or Atlas

Map of the Ohio River

Date: 1778 

Description: A map of the rapids in the River Ohio.

Date: 1740 

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

Painting

Thayendanegea

Date: 1786 

Description: Print of a Gilbert Stuart painted portrait of Thayendangea (known also as Joseph Brant). He wears a feathered headdress and a shell around his neck.

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: 1778-07-13 

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

Date: 1712 

Description: Engraved double-hemispherical world map by Moll, included in his atlas The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps: shewing the kingdoms and st...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 42. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1798 ca.

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

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