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    • Trip to Lake Kee-waw-knay, 1844

    • 1844
    • Tersely worded notes recounting G.W.'s journey, with George Adams. First night's camp at Fletcher's Lake, where they spent the evening at Fletcher's cabin. The next day, they had difficulty finding Lake Kee-waw-knay, and headed instead for Cedar...
    • Indian camp

    • 1860-1876
    • Watercolor by George Winter. Indian Camp (written in ink, lower center). Inscribed, lower right: "No. 25. George Winter."; upper right: "#24" (in red ink). Circa 1860s-1870s.
    • Notebook

    • 1864
    • Notebook; inscribed on flyleaf "Geo Winter, Lafayette, Inda., May 14, 1864" Notes and comments regarding Indian and early Indiana history AMs, 100 p. (written in ink and pencil. Notebook bound in dark blue leather.)
    • Journal on a trip to Indian Council 1838

    • 1838
    • Journal "Journal on a trip to Indian Council 1838" AMs, 22p. (11 sheets; written in pencil and ink) Account of trip to Rochester on July 18, with a party including [Elihu] Kendall and "Wilson." Description of the forested countryside, but...
    • Journal

    • undated
    • George Winter's experiences in 1837 [probably written much later], AMs, 26 p. (in hard-covered book of lined paper; remaining pages blank; numbered by G.W., in pencil, p. 1-26)
    • Letter, 1837 Aug. 9, Logansport, to H.

    • 1837-08-09
    • Handwritten letter (copy) From: G.W., Logansport, August 9, 1837 To: H. (for publication in the Logansport Telegraph, November 25, 1837) ALS, 5 p. Description of an Indian dance following the council concerning emigration; preparation of...
    • Lake Man-i-tou : Indian tradition part missing

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    • "Lake Man-i-tou Indian Tradition part missing" (title from verso of last page, handwritten in pencil) AMs, 2p. The legend of the Lake Manitou monster excited much attention in the press in 1838. When George Winter was travelling to an Indian...
    • Tippecanoe Battle Ground

    • 1840
    • "Tippecanoe Battle Ground Octbr 6th 1840." AMs, 16p. (4 sheets, folded; with two photocopies) George Winter visited the battleground the afternoon of the 6th; description of the lovely trees, mainly oaks, widely spaced with a park-like...
    • Prophet's Town and Tippecanoe B.G., 1840

    • 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870
    • "Prophet's Town and Tippecanoe B.G. 1840." (title from verso of last page; this copy obviously written later than that date, in 1860's or early 1870's.) AMs, 8p. (written on back of preprinted insurance forms) Standing upon the site of Tecumseh's...
    • Lake Kee-waw-nay, revisited in 1844

    • 1844
    • "Lake Kee-waw-nay, Revisited in 1844" [title from verso of last page] AMs, 2 p. (2 sheets; written on back of preprinted insurance forms) In 1844, Mas-sa's double log cabin was still standing, occupied by the Bruce family. The lake was now only...
    • Sun-go-waw

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    • "Sun-go-waw." AMs, handwritten, 4 p. Sun-go-waw, although not mentioned in the treaties made between Pepper and the Potawatamis, was nonetheless an important man, and was one of the leaders made prisoner at the Catholic Mission at Twin Lakes...

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