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City of Chicago Maps, [ca. 1673-ongoing, bulk 1800-2000]

In the Research Center, please request a map by its author/title, category, date, and its number (if there is one). This is a collection of maps relating to the city of Chicago, or the area that was to become Chicago. Some maps include insets of more than one time period and this is indicated in ...


Samuel Ingham letter

Letter from Ingham, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, D.C., to the Hon. J.D. Doty, U.S. Judge for the Territory of Michigan. Requests information on the expediency of constituting Chicago or Green Bay as ports of entry.