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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

    • 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)
    • 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. ...
    • Letter, 1839 Sept. 4, Peru, to D.

    • 1839-09-04
    • Letter (copy) From: George Winter, Peru, September 4, 1839 ("memoranda when I was at Peru, 1st") To: D. AL (unsigned), 3 p. (one sheet, folded; handwritten) Comments on the human condition and a spirit of initiative. Man is...
    • 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...
    • Plan of Battle of Tippecanoe

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    • "Plan of Battle of Tippecanoe" (title from verso, written in pencil) AMs, 1 p. (on verso of preprinted insurance form) Layout of government forces on the battleground, with commanders' names noted.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Rope & whiskey : anecdote

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    • "Rope & whiskey - anecdote" [title taken from verso) AMS, 1 p. (written on back of partial circular for distribution of paintings, Dec. 28, 1867; written in pencil) [remainder of circular on verso of 2-34(12)]

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