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Description: A letter of recommendation of P.H. White for election to membership to a College. It is signed by David Hays and Geo. Close.
Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.
Description: Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Anita McCormick Blaine on the eve of the 1936 presidential election. Roosevelt thanks Blaine for "the excellent work which...
Description: Printed invitation addressed to Mr. I.A. Lapham for a ball at C. McCoy's hotel to be held on February 17, 1831.
Description: Page, removed from the Grant family bible, containing an image of Jesse R. Grant, father of Ulysses S. Grant.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...
Description: A typed letter from W.C. Fields to Phillip Goodman. It is full of personal news items. In the letter he mentions that "Prohibition ends today."
Description: Angry letter written to Women for a Peaceful Christmas in opposition to their Christmas shopping boycott, signed "A small business owner."
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
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.
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: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a blue ribbon against a red band on the left-hand side. The state fair ribbon includes the state seal and dat...
Date: 1861-08 ca.
Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...
Description: A document written in Norwegian with the words "Otte Skilling Species" at the top of the page.
Description: Handwritten menu of dinner specials from the Ovens of Brittany restaurant, with the logo of the name of the restaurant in a decorative scrolled frame.
Description: A man lifts a milk canister into a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler. Light from two windows illuminates the room, and buckets sit along the wall opposite the...
Description: The first page of a letter written to A.A. Schecter by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver.
Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: Page 2 of textual description of Brundage family and their resettlement from poor farmland to land better suited to agriculture.
Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.
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