St. Clair, Arthur; United States House of Representatives [1812], A Narrative of the Manner in Which the Campaign Against the Indians, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-One, was Conducted, Under the Command of Major General St. Clair, Together with His Observations on the Statements of the Secretary of War and the Quarter Master General, Relative Thereto, and the Reports of the Committees Appointed to Inquire into the Causes of the Failure Thereof: Taken from the Files of the House of Representatives in Congress (Philadelphia: Jane Aitken), text, Ed. book [genre: government document; report] Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Brackenridge, Henry M.; Schermerhorn, John F.; Humboldt, Alexander; Missouri Gazette; Sibly; Mills; Perry [1814], Views of Louisiana; Together With a Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811 (Pittsburgh: Cramer, Spear and Eichbaum), text, Ed. book [genre: memoir; narrative; travelogue] Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Fearon, Henry Bradshaw [1819], Stetches of America. A Narrative of a Journey of Five Thousand Miles Through The Eastern and Western States of America; Contained in Eight Reports Addressed to the Thirty-Nine Families By Whom the Author was Deputed, in June 1817, to Ascertain Whether Any, and What Part of the United States Would be Suitable for their Residence (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown), text, Ed. book [genre: letter; travelogue; narrative]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

McKenney, Thomas L. [1827], Sketches of a Tour of the Lakes, of the Character and Customs of the Chippeway Indians, and of Incidents Connected with the Treaty of Fond Du Lac (Baltimore: Fielding Lucas Junior), text, Ed. book [genre: letter; proceedings] [word count] [MTL:Sketch]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Colton, Calvin [1833], Tour of the American Lakes, and Among the Indians of the North-West Territory, in 1830: Disclosing the Character and Prospects of the Indian Race, Volume I (London: Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis), text, Ed. book [genre: memoir]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Colton, Calvin [1833], Tour of the American Lakes, and Among the Indians of the North-West Terroritory in 1830: Disclosing the Character and Prospects of the Indian Race Volume II (London: Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis), text, Ed. book [genre: memoir]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Mitchell, S. Augustus [1837], Illinois in 1837; A Sketch Descriptive of the Situation, Boundaries, Face of the Country, Prominent Districts, Prairies, Rivers, Minerals, Animals, Agricultural Productions, Public Lands, Plans of Internal Improvement, Manufactures, &c. of the State of Illinois: Also, Suggestions to Emigrants, Sketches of the Counties, Cities and Principal Towns in the State: Together with A Letter on the Cultivation of the Prairies, By the Hon. H. L. Ellsworth. To Which are Annexed The Letters From a Rambler in the West. (Philadelphia: Gigg & Elliot), text, Ed. book [genre: advertisement; guidebook; travelogue]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Monette M. D., John W. [1846], History of The Discovery and Settlement of The Valley of the Mississippi, by the Three Great Eurpoean Powers, Spain, France, and Great Britian, and The subsequent Occupation, Settlement, and Extension of Civil Government by The United Sates, Until The Year 1846. (New York: Harper and Brothers.), text; image, Ed. book [genre: history]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Monette, John W. [1846], History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by the Three Great European Powers, Spain, France and Great Britain, and the Subsequent Occupation, Settlement, and Extension of Civil Government by the United States, Until the Year 1846, in two volumes, Vol. II. (New York: Harper and Brothers, Publishers), text; image, Ed. book [genre: history]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Burnet, Jacob [1847], Notes on the Early Settlement of the North-Western Territory (Cincinnati: Derby, Bradley, and Company), text, Ed. book [genre: autobiography; history; letter; narrative]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Lanman, Charles [1847], A Summer in The Wilderness; Embracing A Canoe Voyage up The Mississippi and Around Lake Superior (New York: D. Appleton and Company), text, Ed. book [genre: travelogue]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Shea, John Gilmary [1852], Discovery and Exploration of the Mississippi Valley: With the Original Narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membre, Hennepin, and Anastase Douay (New York: Clinton Hall), text; image, Ed. book [genre: history; travelogue]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Sargent, Winthrop, ed.; Franklin, Benjamin; Orme, Robert; Napier, Robert; Croghan, George; Gentleman's Magazine [1856], The History of an Expedition Against Fort Du Quesne, in 1755; Under Major-General Braddock, Generalissimo of H. B. M. Forces in America. Edited from the Original Manuscripts, by Winthrop Sargent, M.A., Member of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co.), image; text, Ed. book [genre: diary; government document; history; letter; narrative; report]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Ford, Henry A [1860], The History of Putnam and Marshall Counties: Embracing an Account of the Settlement, Early Progress and Formation of Bureau and Stark Counties (Henry, Ill. : M. and D. Print. Co), text, Ed. book [genre: history]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Parkman, Francis [1869], France and England in North America. A Series of Historical Narratives. Part Third. The Discovery of the Great West (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company), text; image, Ed. book [genre: history]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Spencer, J. W. [1872], Reminiscences of Pioneer Life in the Mississippi Valley (Davenport: Griggs, Watson and Day), text, Ed. book [genre: memoir]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Blanchard, Rufus [1883], History of Illinois, to Accompany an Historical Map of the State. (Chicago: National School Furnishing Company), text; image, Ed. book [genre: history]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Thwaites, Reuben Gold; Marquette, Jacques; Dablon, Claude [1902], Father Marquette (New York: D. Appleton and Company), image; text, Ed. book [genre: biography; diary]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Catlin, George [1913], North American Indians: Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-1839. Volume 2 (Philadelphia: Leary, Stuart and Company), text; image, Ed. book [genre: travelogue; narrative]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

Gregory, John Goadby [1927], Incidents of a Journey From Pennsylvania to Wisconsin Territory, in 1837. Being the Journal of Gen. William Rudolph Smith, U. S. Commissioner for Treaty with the Chippew Indians of the Upper Mississippi to which are added Gen. Smith's Autobiography, 1787-1808. Letters Relating to the Commission. Brief Biographical Sketch, 1787-1868 (Chicago: Wright Howes), text, Ed. book [genre: travelouge]. Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Aurora University

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