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Northwest Territory

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Beaty ledgers

Identifier: L182
Scope and Contents This collection includes two autographed transaction ledgers from Robert Beaty in Greene County, Indiana ranging from 1816 to 1817, regarding financial transactions and lists of weights and measures.
Dates: circa 1816-1934

The aboriginal port-folio: A collection of portraits of the most celebrated chiefs of the North American Indians

 Collection — Volume V412
Identifier: V412
Scope and Contents This partial portfolio includes 61 plates, hand-colored, representing early work of American lithographers Lehman and Duval, No. 7 Bank Alley, Philidelphia. 9 plates appear to be mounted to a blank page as part of the bindery process by the National Library Bindery Company. The tribes represented are Sioux, Menominee, Potawatomi, Chippewa, Winnebago, Fox, Sauk, Shawnee, Miami, Iowa and Ottawa. Each plate includes a brief description with the name, tribe and treaty site information. A majority...
Dates: 1836

William Harris letter

 Collection — Folder S0597
Identifier: S0597
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a September 8, 1817 letter sent by Deputy Surveyor William Harris to Surveyor General Edward Tiffin. The letter was written from Cincinnati and is a preliminary report regarding the survey Harris was conducting of the western and northwestern borders of Ohio and describes his difficulties surveying the area due to the weather, the swamp lands he found impassible for his horses, and his health issues. The collection also contains a photostat copy of a...
Dates: 1817/09/08

William Wheeler Thornton papers

Identifier: L159
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Wheeler Thornton's manuscript for a book of political documents, principally from 19th century America; his manuscript of a biography of early Indiana jurist Isaac Blackford; articles on the judicial system of Indiana and the Northwest Territory; an essay on French General Michel Ney in America; correspondence regarding politics and his legal and historical writings (1871-1903) and regarding Judge Blackford (1930-1931); and a copy of ...
Dates: 1877-1931, circa 2005