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    • 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)
    • Reflection upon an old tree

    • 1838-07-26
    • "Reflection upon an old tree" (title from verso of last page), dated Logansport, July 26, 1838, initialled "G.W." AMs, 2p. (1 sheet, folded) Panegyric upon the nobility, strength, and symbolism of an old oak tree trunk. The tree witnessed the...
    • Journal

    • 1840-1841
    • Journal Entried; dated Dec. 8, 1840-Jan. 22, 1841; also quotations, account records, one pencil sketch, misc. other material AMs, 75 p. (additional pages blank; some notations in pencil)
    • 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...
    • Tomb of an Indian chief

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    • "The tomb of an Indian chief unrevised" [title from verso of last page] AMs, 3 p. (2 sheets) The decaying tomb of the chief evokes grave thoughts of mortality. The location in the forest, with a white flag overhead, is serene and peaceful. ...
    • 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...
    • Mendicant Indians

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    • "Mendicant Indians." (title from verso of second page) AMs, 2 p. (on paper with embossed seal reading "Croton") Distinctions in rank and wealth exist among the Indians as they do in "civilized" societies. Some have good housing, horses, and...
    • Indians on plowing the land

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    • "Indians on plowing the land" AMs, 1 p. (on back of portion of circular advertising distribution of George Winter's paintings, December 28, 1867) [remainder of circular on verso of 2-34(14)]
    • On the Tippecanoe Battleground

    • 1873-11-07
    • "On the Tippecanoe Battleground. Nov. 7th 1873" AMs, 2p. (written in pencil) Sixty-two years ago, the battle was fought; today's scene, with cultivated fields, enclosed battle site, and many of the old oaks gone, only vaguely recalls the events of...
    • Heroes of Tippecanoe

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    • "The Heroes of Tippecanoe" [by George Winter]; on reverse: "The Graves of the Soldiers of Tippecanoe B.G." AMs, 2 p. (handwritten on back of pre-printed will forms) Describing the post-battle history of the Tippecanoe Battlefield: the...

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