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Date: 1777 

Description: A pay roll handwritten by Captain Joseph Martin listing men stationed on the Frontiers of Washington County under the command of Colonel Evan Shelby.

Date: 1783 

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

Date: 1775 

Description: Detail of Pennsylvania map showing Chester, Philadelphia, and Bucks counties.

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: 1775-06-19 

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

Date: 1780 after

Description: Plan for layout of 150,00 acres which make up Clark's Illinois Grant.

Date: 1735 

Description: A map of the western hemisphere, including parts of western Europe and Africa. Portraits of explorers, such as Jacques Marquette, Louis Joliet, and Robert...

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...

Date: 1760 

Description: A map of the world in two hemispheres, with the boarders of the continents hand colored. This map contains 14 spherical diagrams of the cosmos, portraying...

Date: 1757 ca.

Description: This map shows the cities, plantations, lakes, rivers, mountains, Native American territories and colonial borders of the Eastern half of North America, pl...

Date: 1790 ca.

Description: An updated and corrected version of Robert de Vaugondy's 1750 map "Amérique Septentrionale: Dressée sur les Relations les Plus Modernes des Voyageurs et Na...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 48. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1776-07-04 

Description: Notes written in red ink on the back of the map of the Battle of Black's Fort.

Date: 1774-07-08 

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

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Map or Atlas

Map of the Ohio River

Date: 1778 

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

Date: 1784 

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

Date: 1775 

Description: This map shows the northern Pacific Ocean along with north eastern Asia and western North America. The interior of Asia contains detailed engravings of pla...

Print

A Sea Otter

Date: 1784 

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

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