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An intercepted original letter from General Washington to his Lady, in the year 1776. To Mrs. Washington, &c. My dearest life and love. June 24, 1776.

In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they

In the House of Representatives. January 17, 1776. Resolved, that the committees or selectmen of the several towns in this Colony, send a just and true account of all the powder, lead and flints, by them delivered by order of the Congress of the

To the Right Honorable Richard, Lord Viscount Howe, of the Kingdom of Ireland, and to his Excellency the Honorable William Howe, Esquire ... The humble representation and petition of the freeholders and inhabitants of Queen's County, on the Isla

In Council of Safety. December 5, 1776. Resolved that Messieurs Robert Bailey [and 42 others] be appointed to go round the several ward of this City and the Southern and Northern liberties, to collect all the Old Great Coats, coats, surtouts, Ja

A poem on the late distress of the town of Boston. With some remarks of the sudden flight of the ministerial troops, after plundering and destroying the property of the worthy inhabitants, they left the town in the greatest confusion imaginable,

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects

The mechanicks in union, and their associates, are earnestly requested to attend the general committee of mechanicks in Union, at Mechanick Hall, on Monday evening next, to consult with them on business of importance. By order of the Committee.

The American crisis (No. 1) By the author of Common sense. [Boston] Sold opposite the court house Queen Street [1776].

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

Thomas Jefferson, October 1776, Notes on Bill to Move the Virginia Seat of Government; Capitol; Courthouse

Richard Stockton to Thomas Jefferson, August 19, 1776, New Jersey Convention to Furnish Troops for "Flying Camp"

John Allison and John Lee to Virginia General Assembly, May 1776, Petition by Marines to Join Virginia Land Troops

[Instructions for keeping prisoners - Lancaster, Pa. July 14, 1776; text in English and German]

New York, October, 18, 1776. To the public. Considerations on the present revolted state of America, addressed to its inhabitants at large ... [Signed] Camillus. [New York] Printed in Water-Street, between the Coffee-House and the Old Slip. [177

United States Lottery. No. [blank] class the first : This ticket entiles [sic] the bearer to receive such prize as may be drawn against its number, according to a resolution of Congress, passed at Philadelphia, November 18, 1776.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, with the subsequent disposition of both armies.

[Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Islesboro Island, Deer Island, and other islands.

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part of this plan was survey'd by Richard Williams, Lieutenant at Boston ...

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

Philadelphie,

A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the capes to Philadelphia /

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Plan of the attack on the provincial army on Long Island, August 27th 1776. With the draughts of New York Island, Staten Island, and the adjacent part of the continent.

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

By His Excellency William Howe, Major General. &c. &c. &c. As linnen and woolen goods are articles much wanted by the rebels, and would aid and assist them in their rebellion, the commander in chief expects that all good subjects will use their

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec.

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, inscrib'd to His Excellency, Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath: Captain General and Governor of the province of Quebec: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in the said province, and frontiers thereof. &c. &c. &c.,

Carte générale de la partie française de l'isle de St. Domingue.

A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

A view of New York, Governors Island, the river &c. from Long Island

Yodaime ichikawa danzō

The Theatre of war in North America, with the roads, and tables, of the superficial contents, distances, &ca.

Carte générale du Canada, de la Louisiane, de la Floride, de la Caroline, de la Virginie, de la Nouvelle Angleterre, etc.

Canada IIe. feuille, XXXV, B 32.

Plan of the city of New York, in North America: surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767

[Title page of "Thoughts on Government" by John Adams, 1776]

Chandelier, is a wooden frame, whereon are laid fascines or faggots, to cover the workmen while carrying on the approaches

America, fig. 60 / EM.

General Howe, Esqr. of the Conecticut [i.e., Connecticut] and comander [sic] Army in America / I.M. Probst sc ; Ioh. Mich: Probst exc: AV.

Tsuyuya uchi tsurunoo

Nakamura kumesaburō

Yodaime iwai hanshirō

[A Plan of the city of New York.

A Plan of the Rosalij Compy. Estates, the property of His Excelly. Charles O'Harra, the Honble. Leiut. Gov. Will. Stuart, James Clarke & Rob. & Phill. Browne, Esqrs., situated at Rosalij in the parish of St. David, Dominica.

[Plan of the country at and in the vicinity of Forts Lee and Independency, showing the position of the British Army.

The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.

Joseph Thayendaneken the Mohawk chief

A vaudevil, sung by the characters at the conclusion of a new farce called the Boston blockade. [Five eight line verse] [Boston: Printed by John House, 1776].

In the House of representatives, January 16, 1776. The committee appointed to consider what further measures are necessary to be taken for furnishing hay for the army reported … William Cooper, speaker pro tem. In Council January 20, 1776. Read

Fresh news from Boston. Copy a letter from a person of distinction at Cambridge, to a gentleman in this City, dated Cambridge, March 21, 1776. Sir, I shall now my dear Sir, acquaint you with some further particulars than which I have been transm

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present government of this Colony by Congress and committees, was instituted while the former government under the crown of Great-Britain existed in full force ... and was intended to e

Eighteen pence. To counterfeit is death

The village assembly

The speech of William Tr[yo]n, Esq; who was executed on Thursday the 18th of March, 1776. Rebels and traitors behold me now, and take warning by this my deserved death.--- Had I but have tarried in my native country, when there last, I might, fo

Schauplatz des Kriegs zwischen Engelland und seinen Collonien in America /

By His excellency, George Washington, Esq; Captain-General and Commander in chief of the forces of the thirteen United Colonies. Whereas the ministerial army abandoned the Town of Boston; and the forces of the United Colonies, under my command,

Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, 1776. We the subscribers, do each of us severally for ourselves, profess, testify and declare before God and the World, that we verily believe that the War, Resistance and Opposition in which the United American Colo

In the House of representatives, April 19, 1776. Whereas sundry persons of this Colony have joined our unnatural enemies, who have in a hostile manner been endeavouring to enslave the United Colonies; and others have absconded and removed out of

This map of the province of Nova-Scotia and parts adjacent.

Plan of the city and environs of Quebec : with its siege and blockade by the Americans, from the 8th. of December 1775 to the 13th. of May, 1776 /

Partie orientale du Canada, avec la Nouvelle Angleterre, l'Acadie, et la Terre-Neuve,

Plan of the island of St. Vincent laid down by actual survey under the direction of the Honorable the Commissioners for the Sale of Lands in the Ceded Islands.

A plan of the harbour and peninsula of Cape Ann in North America,

[Coast of Massachusetts from Cape Ann to Manomet Point, including northern tip of Cape Cod.

A Map of the country round Philadelphia including part of New Jersey, New York, Staten Island, & Long Island.

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

The Country twenty five miles round New York,

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United States Colonies, and severally promise, and engage to continue in such service until the first day of December, 1776, unless sooner discharged

[Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

[Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

[Coast of Maine from Salter Island to Portland Head.

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Lately printed, published and now selling by Robert Bell, in Third Street (Price three dollars. The military guide for young officers ... By Thomas Simes ... [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1776].

Interesting intelligence from Europe. Boston May 13, 1776 … [Boston. Printed by T. and J. Fleet 1776].

In Council of Safety. December 5, 1776. Resolved that Messieurs Robert Bailey [and 42 others] be appointed to go round the several ward of this City and the Southern and Northern liberties, to collect all the Old Great Coats, coats, surtouts, Ja

In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Lately printed, published and now selling by Robert Bell, in Third Street (Price three dollars. The military guide for young officers ... By Thomas Simes ... [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1776].

To the freemen and freeholders of New York. Gentlemen. As the time of election for representatives, to serve in the General Assembly, is near at hand I beg leave to propose the following gentlemen for your approbation, viz. Thomas Smith, John Sc

The coast of New England.

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

Thomas Jefferson, June 1776, Building Instructions

Broadside of Revolutionary War period: [Enlistment authoriz. Watertown, Mass.]

An act and law, made and passed by the General Court or Assembly of the Governor and company of the State of Connecticut, in America, holden at New-Haven, on the second Thursday of October Anno Domini 1776. An act to compel the furnishing necess

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, by Special order of his honor the governor, the fourteenth day of June, Anno Domini, 1776 Whereas the troops now rasing in this Colony must be fu

Map of the European settlements in North America.

A map of the middle British colonies in North America. First published by Lewis Evans, of Philadelphia, in 1755; and since corrected and improved, as also extended, with the addition of New England, and bordering parts of Canada; from actual surveys now lying at the Board of Trade.

[Fort Washington & vicinity.

Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer of the Army.

A plan of that part of the Rosalij Estate called Rosalij Valley, the property of His Excellcy. Charles O'Harra, The Honorable Leiut. Governor William Stuart, James Clarke and Robert & Phillip Browne, Esqrs., situate at Rosalij in the parish St. David, Dominica.

[Country between North River and Croton River.

A survey of Frog's Neck and the rout[e] of the British Army to the 24th of October 1776, under the command of His Excellency the Honorable William Howe, General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &ca, &ca, &ca.

[Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt.

Tabula geographica generalis Imperii Russici ad normam novissimarum observationum astronomicarum concinnata /

Kayoi komachi

Seta no sekishō

Daimonjiya uchi tagasode

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

Take your choice

Miss shuttle-cock / R. S. [Monogram, i.e. 'Richard Sneer'].