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Government Documents as Primary Sources: 1880-1889

A guide to government documents and publications useful for primary source research. Arranged by decade.

1880-1889

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Natives at Saunders Island

Natives at Saunders Island.

The Sigsbee sounding machine rigged for reeling in, with the strain pulley brought into use

The Sigsbee sounding machine rigged for reeling in, with the strain pulley brought into use.

Design for a Ladies Costume

Design for a Ladies Costume. U.S. Design Patent no. D14413, November 13, 1883

Sculpture from Pantaleon, Guatemala

Sculpture from Pantaleon, Guatemala

Specifications for Barrack Chairs

Specifications for Barrack Chairs

Coaster's Harbor Island, Rhode Island

Coaster's Harbor Island, Rhode Island

Serpolet’s steam tricycle

Serpolet’s steam tricycle