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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

    • 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)
    • 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...
    • Letter, circa 1839, to C.

    • 1839
    • Handwritten letter (copy?) From: [George Winter?] [n.d.; early 1839?] [Logansport?] To: C. [Sands?] AL (unsigned), 2 p. (one sheet) Stained and torn Thanking (Sands) for his attempts to influence the Indian...
    • 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...
    • North West Territory

    • 1918; 1919; 1920
    • "The North West Territory (in Cable Ball s handwriting; probably written c. 1918-1920) AN, 2 p. (1 sheet, written in pencil; newspaper clipping glued to verso) Notes on the history of the Northwest Territory. William Wells, justice of the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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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