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Price, Michael - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Price, Michael - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

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

Library for State Historical Society, Madison, Wis. Ferry & Clas, architects, Milwaukee, Wis.

Library for State Historical Society, Madison, Wis. Ferry & Clas, arch...

Print shows exterior of historical society. Title from item. Print from The Inland architect and news record, vol. XXXVII, no. 6. Forms part of: [U.S. Treasury Department Office of the Supervising Architect and... more

Speech of Hon. J.B. Henderson of Missouri, on the abolition of slavery : delivered in the Senate of the United States, March 27, 1862

Speech of Hon. J.B. Henderson of Missouri, on the abolition of slavery...

Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17117. Exchange, Wisconsin Historical Society.

Clear views in 1782, concerning the effects of slavery

Clear views in 1782, concerning the effects of slavery

Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16895. Exchange, State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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.

Sketch of Morgan L. Martin

Sketch of Morgan L. Martin

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of: Reminiscences of Morgan L. Martin, 1827-1887. Madison, 1888.

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

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

Bibliography of Jean Nicolet

Bibliography of Jean Nicolet

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

George P. Delaplaine's statement

George P. Delaplaine's statement

General Delaplaine's recollections of Solomon Juneau and Andres Vieau documented in interview with Reuben Thwaites held November 2, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Narrative of Morgan L. Martin : in an interview with the editor

Narrative of Morgan L. Martin : in an interview with the editor

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of: Reminiscences of Morgan L. Martin, 1827-1887. Madison, 1888.

Radisson and Groseilliers in Wisconsin

Radisson and Groseilliers in Wisconsin

Accounts of the third and fourth voyages of Radisson transcribed from manuscripts in the Bodlein Library and the British Museum. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Prairie du Chien, in 1811 : letter from Nicholas Boilvin, Indian agent, to William Eustis, Secretary of War

Prairie du Chien, in 1811 : letter from Nicholas Boilvin, Indian agent...

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

Local government in Wisconsin

Local government in Wisconsin

"Drawn mainly from the Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science", 8th series, III. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by th... more

A rare Wisconsin book

A rare Wisconsin book

Describes Cole's search for a reprint of a selection of laws of Michigan Territory in force in Wisconsin Territory, as directed by a 1938 resolution of the Wisconsin legislature. Also available in digital form ... more

Thompson Maxwell's narrative, 1760-1763

Thompson Maxwell's narrative, 1760-1763

Narrative of an expedition to take possession of Detroit, Mackinaw, and other western posts surrendered to the British by the capitulation of Montreal. 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

Letter-book of Thomas Forsyth, 1814-1818

Letter-book of Thomas Forsyth, 1814-1818

Consists chiefly of correspondence between Forsyth and Ninian Edwards, Governor of Illinois Territory, concerning their dealings with the Indian tribes as allies. Also available in digital form on the Library o... more

Capture of Fort M'Kay, Prairie du Chien, in 1814

Capture of Fort M'Kay, Prairie du Chien, in 1814

"Adapted ... from the Report on Canadian archives for 1887." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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.

Prairie du Chien in 1827 : letters of Joseph M. Street to Gov. Ninian Edwards of Illinois

Prairie du Chien in 1827 : letters of Joseph M. Street to Gov. Ninian ...

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

Documents relating to the Catholic Church in Green Bay, and the mission at Little Chute, 1825-40

Documents relating to the Catholic Church in Green Bay, and the missio...

Compiled by Reuben G. Thwaites. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Geographical names in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan, having a Chippewa origin

Geographical names in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan, having a Chi...

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

How Wisconsin came by its large German element

How Wisconsin came by its large German element

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

The Wisconsin Winnebagoes : an interview with Moses Paquette

The Wisconsin Winnebagoes : an interview with Moses Paquette

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

The planting of the Swiss colony at New Glarus, Wis

The planting of the Swiss colony at New Glarus, Wis

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

Early schools in Green Bay

Early schools in Green Bay

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Documents covering the period from 1817 to 1832 selected from the Grignon, Lawe and Porlier papers in possession of the Society.

Papers of Indian agent Boyd, 1832

Papers of Indian agent Boyd, 1832

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. "The extracts here given cover the period of the Black Hawk War, being the documentary history of the Stambaugh expedition." "Sketch of George... 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.

Robert Dickson, the Indian trader

Robert Dickson, the Indian trader

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

The story of the Black Hawk War

The story of the Black Hawk War

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Includes bibliographical references. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

Missions on Chequamegon Bay

Missions on Chequamegon Bay

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

Lyman Copeland Draper, a memoir

Lyman Copeland Draper, a memoir

"Address delivered before the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at its annual meeting, December 10, 1891." Includes bibliography, p. 20-22. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web sit... more

McCall's journal of a visit to Wisconsin in 1830

McCall's journal of a visit to Wisconsin in 1830

"Sketch of James M'Call, by Ansel J. M'Call": p. [170]-172. 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

The Cornish in southwest Wisconsin

The Cornish in southwest Wisconsin

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1898.

A history of early railroad legislation in Wisconsin by Balthasar Henry Meyer, Ph. D

A history of early railroad legislation in Wisconsin by Balthasar Henr...

Contains the first two chapters of the author's doctoral thesis, University of Wisconsin, 1897. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1898.

The story of Mackinac

The story of Mackinac

"Originally prepared as an address before the American Library Association, at its meeting on Mackinac Island, September 8, 1896, and in that form published in The Library journal, Dec. 1896." Also available in... more

Reminiscences of early days on Mackinac Island

Reminiscences of early days on Mackinac Island

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1898.

The First Wisconsin Cavalry at the capture of Jefferson Davis

The First Wisconsin Cavalry at the capture of Jefferson Davis

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately with additions and documents under title: The capture of Jefferson Davis: a narrative of the part taken by Wisconsin... more

Geographical origin of German immigration to Wisconsin

Geographical origin of German immigration to Wisconsin

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1898.

Documents relating to the Episcopal church and mission in Green Bay, 1825-41

Documents relating to the Episcopal church and mission in Green Bay, 1...

Selected from the archives of the Society, in part from the Grignon, Lawe and Porlier papers and from the Papers of George Boyd, Indian agent. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.... more

Fort Winnebago orderly book, 1834-36

Fort Winnebago orderly book, 1834-36

Presented to the Society by Mrs. Charlotte O. Van Cleve, whose husband, Lieut. Horatio Phillips Van Cleve, was for most of this period acting adjutant of the Fifth Infantry. Also available in digital form on th... 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.

The Icelanders on Washington Island

The Icelanders on Washington Island

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

The history of Fort Winnebago

The history of Fort Winnebago

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of: Army life in Wisconsin Territory. Madison, 1898.

An English officer's description of Wisconsin in 1837

An English officer's description of Wisconsin in 1837

From the author's A diary in America, with remarks on its institutions. Philadelphia, 1839. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part o... more

Pioneering in the Wisconsin lead region

Pioneering in the Wisconsin lead region

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1900.

Report on the quality and condition of Wisconsin Territory, 1831

Report on the quality and condition of Wisconsin Territory, 1831

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

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)

Some Wisconsin Indian conveyances, 1793-1836

Some Wisconsin Indian conveyances, 1793-1836

"Deeds, leases, and treaties, executed by Wisconsin Indians prior to 1836 ... selected from the manuscripts in possession of this society, or ... copied from the books of the Brown County register of deeds, at ... more

Documents relating to the Stockbridge mission, 1825-48

Documents relating to the Stockbridge mission, 1825-48

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of Early Presbyterianism in Wisconsin, by Cutting Marsh, Madison, 1900.

Surveying in Wisconsin, in 1837

Surveying in Wisconsin, in 1837

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

Osawgenong, a Sac tradition

Osawgenong, a Sac tradition

"Mr. Johnston, a half-breed educated Chippewa, and brother of the first wife of Henry R. Schoolcraft, communicated this tradition from Grand Haven Bay, Lake Michigan, early in 1845, to the New York Historical S... more

Narrative of Peter J. Vieau : in an interview with the editor

Narrative of Peter J. Vieau : in an interview with the editor

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

Diary of one of the original colonist of New Glarus, 1845

Diary of one of the original colonist of New Glarus, 1845

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1900.

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

Mackinac register of baptisms and internments, 1695-1821

Mackinac register of baptisms and internments, 1695-1821

"Translation from a transcript of the original, which latter is kept in the parish church of Ste. Anne, at Mackinac." Title from volume title page. Edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites. The first portion of this arti... more

Mackinac register : 1725-1821, register in the parish of Michilimackinac

Mackinac register : 1725-1821, register in the parish of Michilimackin...

"Translation from a copy of the original in possession of the parish church of Ste. Anne at Mackinac." Title from volume title page. Edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites. The continuation of this article (Mackinac re... more

The Fur trade in Wisconsin, 1815-1817

The Fur trade in Wisconsin, 1815-1817

Edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites. The continuation of this article (Fur trade in Wisconsin, 1812-1825) is found in vol. 20 of this series. 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.

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.

A Wisconsin fur-trader's journal, 1803-04

A Wisconsin fur-trader's journal, 1803-04

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

A preliminary railroad survey in Wisconsin, 1857,

A preliminary railroad survey in Wisconsin, 1857,

Drawing on the author's diary, this narrative chronicles Andrew McFarland Davis's experiences as a member of an 1857 surveying expedition for a projected line of the La Crosse & Milwaukee Railroad from Portage,... more

The Fur trade in Wisconsin, 1812-1825

The Fur trade in Wisconsin, 1812-1825

Edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites. The first portion of this article (Fur trade in Wisconsin, 1815-1817) is found in vol. 19 of this series. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Speech of Hon. J.B. Henderson of Missouri, on the abolition of slavery : delivered in the Senate of the United States, March 27, 1862

Speech of Hon. J.B. Henderson of Missouri, on the abolition of slavery...

Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17117. Exchange, Wisconsin Historical Society.

Clear views in 1782, concerning the effects of slavery

Clear views in 1782, concerning the effects of slavery

Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16895. Exchange, State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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

Local government in Wisconsin

Local government in Wisconsin

"Drawn mainly from the Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science", 8th series, III. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by th... more

Sketch of Morgan L. Martin

Sketch of Morgan L. Martin

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of: Reminiscences of Morgan L. Martin, 1827-1887. Madison, 1888.

George P. Delaplaine's statement

George P. Delaplaine's statement

General Delaplaine's recollections of Solomon Juneau and Andres Vieau documented in interview with Reuben Thwaites held November 2, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Narrative of Morgan L. Martin : in an interview with the editor

Narrative of Morgan L. Martin : in an interview with the editor

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society as part of: Reminiscences of Morgan L. Martin, 1827-1887. Madison, 1888.

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.

A rare Wisconsin book

A rare Wisconsin book

Describes Cole's search for a reprint of a selection of laws of Michigan Territory in force in Wisconsin Territory, as directed by a 1938 resolution of the Wisconsin legislature. Also available in digital form ... more

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

American Fur Company invoices, 1821-22

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

Bibliography of Jean Nicolet

Bibliography of Jean Nicolet

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

Capture of Fort M'Kay, Prairie du Chien, in 1814

Capture of Fort M'Kay, Prairie du Chien, in 1814

"Adapted ... from the Report on Canadian archives for 1887." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Letter-book of Thomas Forsyth, 1814-1818

Letter-book of Thomas Forsyth, 1814-1818

Consists chiefly of correspondence between Forsyth and Ninian Edwards, Governor of Illinois Territory, concerning their dealings with the Indian tribes as allies. Also available in digital form on the Library o... more

Radisson and Groseilliers in Wisconsin

Radisson and Groseilliers in Wisconsin

Accounts of the third and fourth voyages of Radisson transcribed from manuscripts in the Bodlein Library and the British Museum. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Prairie du Chien, in 1811 : letter from Nicholas Boilvin, Indian agent, to William Eustis, Secretary of War

Prairie du Chien, in 1811 : letter from Nicholas Boilvin, Indian agent...

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

Thompson Maxwell's narrative, 1760-1763

Thompson Maxwell's narrative, 1760-1763

Narrative of an expedition to take possession of Detroit, Mackinaw, and other western posts surrendered to the British by the capitulation of Montreal. 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.

Prairie du Chien in 1827 : letters of Joseph M. Street to Gov. Ninian Edwards of Illinois

Prairie du Chien in 1827 : letters of Joseph M. Street to Gov. Ninian ...

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

Documents relating to the Catholic Church in Green Bay, and the mission at Little Chute, 1825-40

Documents relating to the Catholic Church in Green Bay, and the missio...

Compiled by Reuben G. Thwaites. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Papers of Indian agent Boyd, 1832

Papers of Indian agent Boyd, 1832

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. "The extracts here given cover the period of the Black Hawk War, being the documentary history of the Stambaugh expedition." "Sketch of George... more

Early schools in Green Bay

Early schools in Green Bay

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Documents covering the period from 1817 to 1832 selected from the Grignon, Lawe and Porlier papers in possession of the Society.

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

Robert Dickson, the Indian trader

Robert Dickson, the Indian trader

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.

Lyman Copeland Draper, a memoir

Lyman Copeland Draper, a memoir

"Address delivered before the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at its annual meeting, December 10, 1891." Includes bibliography, p. 20-22. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web sit... more

The planting of the Swiss colony at New Glarus, Wis

The planting of the Swiss colony at New Glarus, Wis

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

The Wisconsin Winnebagoes : an interview with Moses Paquette

The Wisconsin Winnebagoes : an interview with Moses Paquette

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

How Wisconsin came by its large German element

How Wisconsin came by its large German element

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

The story of the Black Hawk War

The story of the Black Hawk War

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Includes bibliographical references. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

Missions on Chequamegon Bay

Missions on Chequamegon Bay

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately by the Society. Madison, 1892.

Geographical names in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan, having a Chippewa origin

Geographical names in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan, having a Chi...

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

McCall's journal of a visit to Wisconsin in 1830

McCall's journal of a visit to Wisconsin in 1830

"Sketch of James M'Call, by Ansel J. M'Call": p. [170]-172. 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

The story of Mackinac

The story of Mackinac

"Originally prepared as an address before the American Library Association, at its meeting on Mackinac Island, September 8, 1896, and in that form published in The Library journal, Dec. 1896." Also available in... more

The First Wisconsin Cavalry at the capture of Jefferson Davis

The First Wisconsin Cavalry at the capture of Jefferson Davis

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also published separately with additions and documents under title: The capture of Jefferson Davis: a narrative of the part taken by Wisconsin... more