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"buzzard wing" broadaxe The blade is stamped, Daniel Stop and the date is 1829 in Roman Numerals. It also has the date of September 17 in Roman Numerals. The letters in the stamp are very small. It appears to have been made in America or at least in an English-speaking country although the style is Germanic.
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Hunting shirt of carefully tanned and fringed deerskin, made about 1830 west of the Mississippi. It has a collar that can be turned up against the cold, and an attached belt that can be tightened or loosened. A far cry from hastily made garments of dressed deerskins, it still follows a pattern familiar in the eighteenth century, having a cape, a buttonless open front, and no pockets.