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Participants in the Treaty of Washington, including Henry Belland, Joseph Renshaw Brown, Nathaniel R. Brown, Antoine Joseph Campbell, and the Dakota leaders Wabasha and Mankato, 1858. Photographed by Charles DeForest Fredericks.
Joseph Renshaw Brown, c.1863. Photograph by Hirsch Brothers.
Joseph Rolette in the garb of a fur trader, c.1860.
Joseph Rolette as a young businessman and trader, c.1841.
British percussion double barrel shotgun used by Rolette, c.1850–1871.
Black and white drawing of Colonel Josiah Snelling, c.1820.
Josias King, c.1850.
Josias King standing in front of a bronze statue patterned after his likeness, 1903.
Colt Model 1862 police revolver owned by Josias R. King.
Josias and Louisa King, c.1858.
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