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[A trader's map of the Ohio country before 1753.

[A trader's map of the Ohio country before 1753.

Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Title from C. A. Hanna's The wilderness trail, 1910-1911. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 772 Availa... more

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers.

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and...

Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. Hand colored. Annotated in ink. One annotation shows where "Genr. Wayne defeated the Indians Augt. 20, 1794." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Lo... more

The states of Ohio, Indiana & Illinois and Michigan Territory : from the latest authorities.

The states of Ohio, Indiana & Illinois and Michigan Territory : from t...

Shows parts of adjoining states. Prime meridian: Washington [D.C.]. Colored by county. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Signed inside front cover: Millard Fill... more

Scheme for the settlement of a New Colony to the Westward of Pennsylvania, for the enlargement of his Majesty's dominions in America, for the further promotion of the Christian religion among the Indian natives, and for the more effectual securi

Scheme for the settlement of a New Colony to the Westward of Pennsylva...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Not in Hildeburn. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfo... more

Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the United States : extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River, performed as a member of the expedition under Governor Cass. In the year 1820

Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the U...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864) was an explorer, Indian agent, and early ethnologist of Native American culture who joined an expedition organized by Governor Cass of Michigan in 1819. Its purpose was to loc... more

Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeck, Lake of the Woods, &c. &c. performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, Major, U.S.T.E

Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Wi...

William Hypolitus Keating (1799-1840), a professor of mineralogy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania (1822-1828), compiled this two-volume account of a scientific expedition in 1823 under the auspic... more

Summer on the lakes, in 1843

Summer on the lakes, in 1843

Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli (1810-1850), better known as Margaret Fuller, was a writer, editor, translator, early feminist thinker, critic, and social reformer who was associated with the Transcendentalist mov... more

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississipp...

Charles Lanman (1819-1895) was a Michigan-born landscape painter, sportsman, and writer who studied under Asher Durand and published several books about his journeys through the wilderness and newly developing ... more

Personal memoirs of a residence of thirty years with the Indian tribes on the American frontiers: with brief notices of passing events, facts, and opinions, A.D. 1812 to A.D. 1842

Personal memoirs of a residence of thirty years with the Indian tribes...

This is the autobiographical account of an explorer, government administrator, and scholar whose researches into the language and customs of the Chippewa and other Native American peoples of the Great Lakes reg... more

The Wabash; or, Adventures of an English gentleman's family in the interior of America ..

The Wabash; or, Adventures of an English gentleman's family in the int...

Also available in digital form from the Library of Congress Web site.

Wau-bun, the early day in the Northwest

Wau-bun, the early day in the Northwest

This book recounts the experiences of a young, genteel wife adjusting to the military life and frontier conditions of life at Fort Winnebago, Wisconsin, in the early 1830s. She describes her perilous journeys b... more

A summer holiday. A brief description of some of the most popular summer resorts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota, and the routes by which they can be reached

A summer holiday. A brief description of some of the most popular summ...

This promotional pamphlet provides brief descriptions of popular tourist destinations along the Upper Midwestern route of the Chicago and North-Western Railway in 1884. The Michigan communities of Escabana, Gog... more

History of the Ojibways, and their connection with fur traders : based upon official and other records

History of the Ojibways, and their connection with fur traders : based...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.

The boundaries of Wisconsin

The boundaries of Wisconsin

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1888. Includes bibliographical references.

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1778-1783

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1778-1783

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. The papers printed in v. 11 of the Collections are from the Haldimand collection and cover the period 1778-1783, while v. 12 has papers dealin... more

Dickson and Grignon papers, 1812-1815

Dickson and Grignon papers, 1812-1815

"Supplement the Lawe and Grignon papers published in vol. X, Wisconsin historical collections, pp. 94-121." Edited by Reuben Thwaites. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

American Fur Company employees, 1818-19

American Fur Company employees, 1818-19

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1767-1814

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1767-1814

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. The papers printed in v. 12 of the Collections are from the Haldimand collection and cover the period 1767-1814, while v. 11 has papers dealin... more

Journal of an Episcopalian missionary's tour to Green Bay, 1834

Journal of an Episcopalian missionary's tour to Green Bay, 1834

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of Early Episcopalianism in Wisconsin, edited by Reuben G. Thwaites. Madison, 1898.

Father Samuel Mazzuchelli

Father Samuel Mazzuchelli

Based on the original Italian edition of Mazzuchelli's Memoirs ... of a missionary apostle of the order of Saint Dominic among various Indian tribes and among the Catholics and Protestants in the United States ... more

Address by Bishop Benjamin William Arnett, D.D., Wednesday evening, Oct. 11, 1899, at Music Hall, Chicago

Address by Bishop Benjamin William Arnett, D.D., Wednesday evening, Oc...

Arnett, a prominent A.M.E. cleric and at this time bishop of South Carolina and Georgia, speaks about the founding and development of the U.S. by both black and white races. He also favors further U.S. expansio... more

A Methodist circuit rider's horseback tour from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin, 1835

A Methodist circuit rider's horseback tour from Pennsylvania to Wiscon...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1900. (LC copy replaced by Microfilm; original call number: E484.3.B78)

The dual origin of Minnesota

The dual origin of Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, April 10, 1899." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The French regime in Wisconsin

The French regime in Wisconsin

Vol. I (v. 16): This volume is the first of three volumes devoted to the era of French dominance in the fur trade region of the upper Great Lakes and the upper Mississippi (1634-1763), emphasizing the period be... more

A selection of George Croghan's letters and journals relating to tours into the western country--November 16, 1750-November, 1765

A selection of George Croghan's letters and journals relating to tours...

"Sources: Pennsylvania colonial records, v, pp. 496-498, 530-536, 539, 540, 731-735; vi, pp. 642, 643, 781, 782; vii, pp. 267-271. Massachusetts historical collections, 4 series, ix, pp. 362-379. Butler's Histo... more

Ogden's Letters from the West, 1821-1823

Ogden's Letters from the West, 1821-1823

"Reprint of the original edition: New Bedford, 1823."--p. [19]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1823 New Bedford edition with title: Letters from the West, comprising a tour through the western country, and a re... more

Slavery in the old Northwest

Slavery in the old Northwest

"From Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16703. Gift, Carnegie Instit... more

Fur-trade on the upper lakes, 1778-1815

Fur-trade on the upper lakes, 1778-1815

"From John Askin's letter-book, which now resides in the Burton Library, Detroit." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A Wisconsin fur-trader's journal, 1804-05

A Wisconsin fur-trader's journal, 1804-05

"Addressed to the partners of the North West Fur Company." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The unfinished autobiography of Henry Hastings Sibley, together with a selection of hitherto unpublished letters from the thirties

The unfinished autobiography of Henry Hastings Sibley, together with a...

This account focuses on the fur trade experiences of Henry Hastings Sibley (1811-1891), better known as commander of the military forces suppressing the Sioux [Dakota] uprisings of 1862 and 1863, and, in 1858, ... more

Scheme for the settlement of a New Colony to the Westward of Pennsylvania, for the enlargement of his Majesty's dominions in America, for the further promotion of the Christian religion among the Indian natives, and for the more effectual securi

Scheme for the settlement of a New Colony to the Westward of Pennsylva...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Not in Hildeburn. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfo... more

Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the United States : extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River, performed as a member of the expedition under Governor Cass. In the year 1820

Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the U...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864) was an explorer, Indian agent, and early ethnologist of Native American culture who joined an expedition organized by Governor Cass of Michigan in 1819. Its purpose was to loc... more

Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeck, Lake of the Woods, &c. &c. performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, Major, U.S.T.E

Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Wi...

William Hypolitus Keating (1799-1840), a professor of mineralogy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania (1822-1828), compiled this two-volume account of a scientific expedition in 1823 under the auspic... more

Summer on the lakes, in 1843

Summer on the lakes, in 1843

Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli (1810-1850), better known as Margaret Fuller, was a writer, editor, translator, early feminist thinker, critic, and social reformer who was associated with the Transcendentalist mov... more

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississipp...

Charles Lanman (1819-1895) was a Michigan-born landscape painter, sportsman, and writer who studied under Asher Durand and published several books about his journeys through the wilderness and newly developing ... more

Personal memoirs of a residence of thirty years with the Indian tribes on the American frontiers: with brief notices of passing events, facts, and opinions, A.D. 1812 to A.D. 1842

Personal memoirs of a residence of thirty years with the Indian tribes...

This is the autobiographical account of an explorer, government administrator, and scholar whose researches into the language and customs of the Chippewa and other Native American peoples of the Great Lakes reg... more

The Wabash; or, Adventures of an English gentleman's family in the interior of America ..

The Wabash; or, Adventures of an English gentleman's family in the int...

Also available in digital form from the Library of Congress Web site.

Wau-bun, the early day in the Northwest

Wau-bun, the early day in the Northwest

This book recounts the experiences of a young, genteel wife adjusting to the military life and frontier conditions of life at Fort Winnebago, Wisconsin, in the early 1830s. She describes her perilous journeys b... more

A summer holiday. A brief description of some of the most popular summer resorts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota, and the routes by which they can be reached

A summer holiday. A brief description of some of the most popular summ...

This promotional pamphlet provides brief descriptions of popular tourist destinations along the Upper Midwestern route of the Chicago and North-Western Railway in 1884. The Michigan communities of Escabana, Gog... more

History of the Ojibways, and their connection with fur traders : based upon official and other records

History of the Ojibways, and their connection with fur traders : based...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1778-1783

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1778-1783

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. The papers printed in v. 11 of the Collections are from the Haldimand collection and cover the period 1778-1783, while v. 12 has papers dealin... more

Dickson and Grignon papers, 1812-1815

Dickson and Grignon papers, 1812-1815

"Supplement the Lawe and Grignon papers published in vol. X, Wisconsin historical collections, pp. 94-121." Edited by Reuben Thwaites. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The boundaries of Wisconsin

The boundaries of Wisconsin

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1888. Includes bibliographical references.

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1767-1814

Papers from the Canadian archives, 1767-1814

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. The papers printed in v. 12 of the Collections are from the Haldimand collection and cover the period 1767-1814, while v. 11 has papers dealin... more

American Fur Company employees, 1818-19

American Fur Company employees, 1818-19

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Father Samuel Mazzuchelli

Father Samuel Mazzuchelli

Based on the original Italian edition of Mazzuchelli's Memoirs ... of a missionary apostle of the order of Saint Dominic among various Indian tribes and among the Catholics and Protestants in the United States ... more

Journal of an Episcopalian missionary's tour to Green Bay, 1834

Journal of an Episcopalian missionary's tour to Green Bay, 1834

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of Early Episcopalianism in Wisconsin, edited by Reuben G. Thwaites. Madison, 1898.

Address by Bishop Benjamin William Arnett, D.D., Wednesday evening, Oct. 11, 1899, at Music Hall, Chicago

Address by Bishop Benjamin William Arnett, D.D., Wednesday evening, Oc...

Arnett, a prominent A.M.E. cleric and at this time bishop of South Carolina and Georgia, speaks about the founding and development of the U.S. by both black and white races. He also favors further U.S. expansio... more

A Methodist circuit rider's horseback tour from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin, 1835

A Methodist circuit rider's horseback tour from Pennsylvania to Wiscon...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1900. (LC copy replaced by Microfilm; original call number: E484.3.B78)

The dual origin of Minnesota

The dual origin of Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, April 10, 1899." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The French regime in Wisconsin

The French regime in Wisconsin

Vol. I (v. 16): This volume is the first of three volumes devoted to the era of French dominance in the fur trade region of the upper Great Lakes and the upper Mississippi (1634-1763), emphasizing the period be... more

A selection of George Croghan's letters and journals relating to tours into the western country--November 16, 1750-November, 1765

A selection of George Croghan's letters and journals relating to tours...

"Sources: Pennsylvania colonial records, v, pp. 496-498, 530-536, 539, 540, 731-735; vi, pp. 642, 643, 781, 782; vii, pp. 267-271. Massachusetts historical collections, 4 series, ix, pp. 362-379. Butler's Histo... more

Ogden's Letters from the West, 1821-1823

Ogden's Letters from the West, 1821-1823

"Reprint of the original edition: New Bedford, 1823."--p. [19]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1823 New Bedford edition with title: Letters from the West, comprising a tour through the western country, and a re... more

Slavery in the old Northwest

Slavery in the old Northwest

"From Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16703. Gift, Carnegie Instit... more

A Wisconsin fur-trader's journal, 1804-05

A Wisconsin fur-trader's journal, 1804-05

"Addressed to the partners of the North West Fur Company." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Fur-trade on the upper lakes, 1778-1815

Fur-trade on the upper lakes, 1778-1815

"From John Askin's letter-book, which now resides in the Burton Library, Detroit." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The unfinished autobiography of Henry Hastings Sibley, together with a selection of hitherto unpublished letters from the thirties

The unfinished autobiography of Henry Hastings Sibley, together with a...

This account focuses on the fur trade experiences of Henry Hastings Sibley (1811-1891), better known as commander of the military forces suppressing the Sioux [Dakota] uprisings of 1862 and 1863, and, in 1858, ... more

Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the United States : extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River, performed as a member of the expedition under Governor Cass. In the year 1820

Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the U...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864) was an explorer, Indian agent, and early ethnologist of Native American culture who joined an expedition organized by Governor Cass of Michigan in 1819. Its purpose was to loc... more

Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeck, Lake of the Woods, &c. &c. performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, Major, U.S.T.E

Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Wi...

William Hypolitus Keating (1799-1840), a professor of mineralogy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania (1822-1828), compiled this two-volume account of a scientific expedition in 1823 under the auspic... more