Charles Bresette bill agreement with John H. Knight, Bayfield, Wisconsin : manuscript, 1881 September 16

Bresette, Charles

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  • Bill from Charles Bresette, an "Indian Blacksmith," probably Ojibwe, in Bayfield, Wisconsin, to Colonel John H. Knight. The bill is written using a pictograph writing system. Also includes Knight's interpretation of the pictographs, as well as a letter to the State Historical Society of Wisconsin about the bill.


  • Presented by John H. Knight, Ashland, Wisconsin, November 23, 1886.