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    • 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.
    • 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)]
    • Untitled (Line of mounted figures)

    • 1844
    • Art work by George Winter. Line of mounted figures. Inscribed, upper right: "#79" (in red ink); verso, left margin: "Mr. [?] [?] 2nd [?] to [Th---] [?] (Friday) 4th" (in pencil); verso: list of names, aligned with list of numbers (dollar amounts?)...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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)]
    • 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...

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