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Virginia, to wit: In General Assembly, Friday, the 20th November, 1788. Resolved, that an application be made in the name and on behalf of the Legislature of this Commonwealth to the Congress of the United States, in the words following, to wir

To the mechanics of the City of New York. I have seen a piece, signed by a number of persons, said to be done in behalf of the mechanics of the city of New York. [Regarding the election of governor of New York] [Signed] A mechanic. April 28, 178

To the Senate and House of representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the memorial and petition of the subscribers, in behalf of themselves and of others, citizens of other of the United States, and of the state of Pennsylvania. Your m

By the President of the United States of America. Proclamation. Whereas, a Convention between the Government of the United States of America and her Majesty the Queen Regent, in the name and behalf of Her Catholic Majesty Donna Isabel, the Secon

Sir: On behalf of the Republican committee of seventy-six, appointed by the citizens of the District of Columbia friendly to the election of General William Henry Harrison to the Presidency of the United States, we respectfully and cordially add

Meeting in behalf of the American board of commissioners for foreign missions, in Park Street Church, May 29, 1845.

To the honorable, the Senate and the House of representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. The memorial of Captain William Black, in behalf of himself and men who were duly organized as a company of mounted volunteers .

Appeal in behalf of the Washington national monument. The voters of Washington are informed that the monument now being erected in this City, to the memory of the "Father of his Country", has reached the height of 154 feet, and has cost about {d

Appeal to the country in behalf of the Washington national monument. Washington City. H. Polkinhorn, printer [1856].

Abraham Lincoln to United States Diplomatic Agents in Europe, Tuesday, January 22, 1861 (Letter on behalf of Charles M. Hardy)

William Chapman, Saturday, July 19, 1862 (Deposition on behalf of Charles Noggle)

Richard Yates, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, May 15, 1862 (Petition on behalf of Paul Selby)

B. C. Sawyer to Alexander Montgomery, Tuesday, September 08, 1863 (Writes on behalf of D. O. Neal)

Dan'l O'Connell ---on--- democracy! ... Irishmen and workingmen! Give your votes in behalf of freedom and not in behalf of slavery'. A Democratic workingman. New York, Oct. 13th, 1863.

Thurlow Weed to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, October 07, 1863 (Writes on behalf of Mr. Schliecker; attested by George Thurston)

$500 reward. The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, in behalf of said town, hereby offer a reward of five hundred dollars to any person who shall give information that may lead to the detection and conviction of the person or persons who

James K. Moorhead to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, August 08, 1863 (Writes on behalf of Alexander Montgomery)

... The ladies in charge are happy to announce that they have completed the arrangements for the inauguration of this great work in behalf of the Sanitary and Christian commissions ... [Washington, D. C. Jan. 12, 1864].

Andrew J. Rogers, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, January 29, 1864 (Petition on behalf of General Joseph Revere)

New York Citizens to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, February 03, 1864 (Petition on behalf of Abram Wakeman)

F. B. F. Burgess and Edmund Perry to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, May 16, 1864 (Write on behalf of John Baxter)

Exhibition of arms and trophies in behalf of the metropolitan fair, in aid of the United States Sanitary Commission. To open March 28th, 1864. [New York, 1864].

Lyman Tremain to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, August 30, 1864 (Letter on behalf of Rufus Andrews)

$200.00 reward! The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, in behalf of said Town, hereby offer a reward of two hundred dollars, for the detection and conviction of the person or persons who took seven cases of shoes from the store of Caleb D

To Americans abroad, in behalf of the Metropolitan fair in aid of the United States sanitary commission to open March 28th, 1864 ... New York, January 20, 1864.

Colwert K. Pier to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, May 26, 1864 (Letter on behalf of Isaac Burch)

Charles F. Rand to Whom It May Concern, Tuesday, August 23, 1864 (Letter on behalf of Rynier Rutan)

Abraham Lincoln, Friday, January 20, 1865 (Letter on Behalf of L. J. Czapkay)

Morris Tyler to Thomas H. Ford, Thursday, January 26, 1865 (Telegram on behalf of William S. Seward)

John Williams to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, February 20, 1865 (Sends petition on behalf of George Miller)

Record of the Republican party in behalf of liberty and equal rights Washington, D. C. [1871].

To the Honorable Senate and House of representatives in Congress assembled. The memorial of the undersigned, in behalf of the officers and crew of the iron-clad steamer Monitor, respectfully represents ... John L. Worden, Read Admiral United Sta

$200.00 reward! The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, in behalf of said town, hereby offer a reward of two hundred dollars for the detention and conviction of the person or persons who set fire to the cabinet shop of George W. Grouard on

$300.00 reward! The subscribers, selectmen of Reading, in behalf of said town, hereby offer a reward of three hundred dollars for the detection and conviction of the person or persons who broke and entered the dwellings of Joseph S. Templ

$500 - reward - $500. The subscribers, selectmen of the Town of Reading, in behalf of said town, hereby offer a reward of five hundred dollars for the detection and conviction of the person or persons who committed an assault on Ho

$500 reward. The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, in behalf of the town, hereby offer a reward of five hundred dollars for the detection and conviction of the person or persons who wilfully and maliciously set fire to the dwelling house

$300 reward. The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, in behalf of the town, hereby offer a reward of three hundred dollars for the detection and conviction of the person or persons who wilfully and maliciously set fire to the stable on Ell

$300 reward. The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, in behalf of the town, hereby offer a reward of three hundred dollars for the arrest and conviction of the person who assaulted Miss Gertie Stimpson on Wednesday, March 11th, 1885 ... Se

Balboa claiming dominion over the South Seas on behalf of the King of Spain

Endorsement. Office of the board of education. Chicago. September 27, 1898. To the boards of education of America. On behalf of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, I take pleasure in commending the project of the Commissioner-General

Governor Aycock welcoming President Roosevelt on behalf of North Carolina, Exposition Auditorium, Charleston, S.C.

Miss Anne Martin, of Reno, Nevada, legislative chairman of the National Woman's Party on behalf of the national suffrage amendment.

Secy. Hughes being presented with a pair of gold shears on behalf of the newspapermen covering the State Dept.

A breathing spell between campaigns - Miss Anita Pollitzer (left) and Miss Elsie Hill, secretary and chairman, respectively of the Woman's Party, meet on the steps of the Party headquarters. The Bulletin Board in the picture saw the stormiest days of the suffrage campaign and still tells of the Party's activities on behalf of women.

Bust of James Bryce, gift to the Amer. people of Sir Chas. C. Wakefield, for the Sulgrave Institution of Grt. Brit. Unveiled at Capitol, Oct. 12. Left to rt.: Dr. A.S. Beelan, of the Canadian cabinet, Auck. Geddes, Sir Chas, Wakefield, Chief Justice Taft who accepted bust on behalf of Amer. people.

Chief Justice Taft turning over the memorial and President Harding receiving it on behalf [of] the United States

Salvatore M. Pino, right, representing Il Profresso Italo-Amfricano, one of the leading Italian newspapers in U.S., with Pres. Coolidge, with a picture of the Dante statue located in Meridian Hill Park, Wash. Mr. Pino urged on behalf of the Italians in this country the improvement of the lower portion of the park be expediated as much as possible [White House, Washington, D.C.]

Secy. of Treasury Mellon laying wreath on statue of Alex. Hamilton in behalf of Sons of the Amer. Revolution, Jan. 10, in commemoration of the 1st Treasury Secy.'s 168th birthday

Secretary of the Treasury Mellon laying a wreath on the statue of Alexander Hamilton in behalf of the Sons of the American Revolution, Saturday morning, January 10, in commemoration of the first Treasury Secretar [...] one hundred sixty-eighth birthday

Rep. Lister Hill of Alabama (left) who was married to Miss Henrietta McCormick of Eufaula, Alabama, on February 20th, being presented with a silver service tray by Rep. John J. McSwain of South Carolina, on behalf of the members of the House Military Affairs Committee who are shown in the photograph. Rep. Hill is a member of the Committee

On behalf of the Elks of Washington, Joe Judge, captain of the Washington Baseball Team, was presented with a beautiful floral tribute today by Judge Robert E. Mattingly before the start of the first game

Five receive Polish decoration. Acting in behalf of the Polish government, Polish Ambassador Tytus Filipowicz presents the Officers' Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta to five men who assisted in the celebration last year in honor of Count Casimir Pulaski, who played an important part in the American Revolution. Left to right: Casimir M. Zacharski; James M. Preston; Mayor William F. Broening of Baltimore; Ambassador Filipowicz; Col. John Philip Hill and George S. Robertson. 12/24/30

President and Mrs. Hoover attend dedication of New Red Cross Building to Women of World War. President and Mrs. Hoover leaving the newest Red Cross building in Washington which was dedicated today to the women of the World War. General John J. Pershing presented the building, on behalf of the contributors, to the government

Governor boom. D.C. Governor Albert C. Ritchie (left) of Maryland greeting Governor John Garland Polland before they spoke last night in behalf of greater Washington

ROOSEVELT GETS ANOTHER PICTURE. MARVIN McINTYRE, PRESIDENTIAL SECRETARY, IN BEHALF OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ACCEPTS THE CHARCOAL DRAWING OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE DONE BY JOHN WICK DANIEL, III, GRANDSON OF THE LATE SEN. JOHN DANIEL OF VIRGINIA. THIS DRAWING WAS USED AS A COVER ON THE FIRST ISSUE OF 'YOUNG DEMOCRAT' OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CLUB. FROM THE LEFT: J. RAYNINAN, CHARLES BORDA, MISS OLLIE FLOYD, McINTYRE, DANIEL III, MARGARET O'BRIEN, LEO DOCKSTETER, AND HYMAN GOODBINDER

"Father of modern airconditioning" honored. Washington, D.C. Oct. 8. A bronze bust of Lord Kelvin of Largs, nineteenth century scientist who formulated the laws of thermodynamics, was presented to the Smithsonian Institution today by officials of the English-speaking [...] Lord Kelvin is credited with being the "father of modern refrigeration and airconditioning". In the photograph, Dr. C.G. Abbot, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, is shown accepting the bust from V.A.L. Mallet, counselor of the British Embassy who made the presentation on behalf of the English-Speaking Union

Congratulations. Washington D.C., March 8. Following his fiery speech before the convention of the Labor Non-Partisan League today, Senator Robert F. Lafollette, Progressive of Wisconsin. In his speech Senator Lafollette urged the league to campaign aggressively on behalf of President Roosevelt's court reorganization plan. Six hundred labor leaders from all parts of the country are attending the convention, 3/8/1937

Testifies before House Patents Committee. Washington, D.C., Feb. 7. Burgess Meredith, star of 'Winterset' and Acting President of the Actors Equity Association, was one of the group of prominent actors, musicians, and writers who testified before the House Patents Committee today in behalf of the proposal to establish a Federal Department of Sciene, Art, and Literature

Congratulations. Washington D.C., March 8. Following his fiery speech before the Convention of the Labor Non-Partisan League today, Senator Robert F. Lafollette, Progressive of Wisconsin, is congratulated by John L. Lewis, United Mine Worker President and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the League, and Sidney Hillman (center), Secretary Treasurer. In his speech Senator Lafollette urged the league to campaign aggressively on behalf of President Roosevelt's court reorganization plan. Six hundred labor leaders from all parts of the country are attending the convention, 3/8/1937

Washington D.C., March 8. Following his fiery speech before the Convention of the Labor Non-Partisan League today, Senator Robert F. Lafollette, Progressive of Wisconsin. In his speech Senator Lafollette urged the league to campaign aggressively on behalf of President Roosevelt's court reorganization plan. Six hundred labor leaders from all parts of the country are attending the convention, 3/8/1937

Governor and two Ex-Governors testify before Senate Judiciary Committee. Washington, D.C., Feb. 1. When the Senate Judiciary Committee today began public hearings on the nomination of Floyd H. Roberts to be a Federal District Judge in Virginia, the present Governor James H. Price, left, and two former Governors, E. Lee Trinkle, center, and Westmoreland Davis testified in Behalf of Roberts. Both Virginia Senators Carter Glass and Harry F. Byrd are leading the opposition to Roberts, 2-1-39

Virginia Governor consoles rejected nominee for Virginia federal judgeship. Washington, D.C., Feb. 2. Floyd Roberts, whose nomination by President Roosevelt to be a Federal Judge in Virginia, was adversely reported by the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, shown with Governor James H. Price of Virginia. Governor Price was to have testified in behalf of Roberts but the Committee went into executive session without calling him. The Senate indicated today they would begin deliberation on the nomination Monday, 2-2-39

Anzac Day, Jerusalem, April 25, 1940. Mr. Brown laying a wreathe [i.e., wreath] on behalf of the Army Y.M.C.A.

Champ takes to hustings for Willkie declaring that there is "no future on relief and the WPA," heavyweight champion Joe Louis speaks in behalf of Republican presidential candidate Wendell L. Willkie at a political rally in New York City's Harlem district Oct. 31

Citation winners. Citation winner, Joseph H. Kautsky, an employee in the Dodge Plant of the Link-Belt Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, speaking on behalf of the Honor Group at the luncheon tendered by Donald M. Nelson, Chairman of the War Production Board (WPB) following the White House Ceremony. Seated left to right are; William G. Marshall, Chairman of the War Production Drive and Mr. Nelson

Citation winners. Citation winner, Joseph H. Kautsky, an employee of the Link-Belt Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, at the luncheon tendered by Donald M. Nelson, Chairman of the War Production Board (WPB), following the White House ceremony. He was a luncheon speaker on behalf of the Honor Group

Conservation. Used typewriter campaign. The War Production Board (WPB) has launched a campaign to secure 600,000 used typewriters from business firms and private individuals. These machines are needed by the Army, Navy, Maritime Commission, Board of Economic Warfare, Lend-Lease and other government departments and agencies. John K. Stockham, Washington, D.C. insurance man, turns a machine over to Don MacDonald, Washington, D.C. typewriter dealer, who accepts it on behalf of the government at the fixed rate. This is one of the first typewriters thus enlisted in the war effort

Camp Carson, Colorado. The American flag is presented to Major Peter D Clainos, Commanding officer of the 122 Infantry Greek battalion by Mrs. Clainos on behalf fo the Greed-Americans of the Rocky Mountain region. The presentation was made at the battalion's activation ceremonies

Victory Book Campaign. The Victory Book Campaign, January 5, 1943 through March 5, 1943, is designed to provide entertaining and instructive reading for our Army camps, Naval stations, Coast Guard stations, Merchant Marine libraries and United Service Organizations centers. The picture shows OWI (Office of War Information) Chief, Elmer Davis, contributing a book at the beginning of the campaign. Norman Cousins, editor of the Saturday Review of Literature and member of the National Campaign Board for the 1943 Victory Book Campaign, is accepting the book on behalf of the Board

Line-up of 13 P-40 United States Warhawks which Americans recently presented to the Fighting French air forces at an airport somewhere in North Africa on behalf of the people of the United States

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Frank Domingos, chosen to express the gratitude of the community for the intervention of Saint Peter on their behalf during the past year

Major-General James Doolittle, United States Army Aair Forces, Major-General Bergeret of the Fighting French high command, who accepted 13 P-40 Warhawks form the Americans on behalf of the Fighting French, and Major General Carl Spaatz, United States Air Force commmander in North Africa, who made the presentation. General Spaatz is in command of Allied air forces in the North African theater of operations

Judd & Detweiler, Inc. Speech at award ceremony on behalf of the U.S. Government Printing Office I

Judd & Detweiler, Inc. Speech at award ceremony on behalf of the U.S. Government Printing Office II

Backs plan for Federal Department of Art, Science, and Literature. Washington, D.C., Feb. 7. Declaring that no form of subsidy would bring more immediate cultural returns, Blanche Yurka, blonde stage star, today testified before the House Committee on Patents in behalf of the proposed Federal Department of sciences, Art, and Literature. Miss Yurka was one of a group of stage starts, musicians and writers who will come before the committee this week. With Miss Yurka is Frank Gilmore, Director of the Associated Artists and Actors of America

Secretary of Agriculture presents Meyer medal to veteran government plant explorer. Washington, D.C., July 24. Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace, right, presenting the Meyer Medal for distinguished services in plant introduction to David Fairchild, Veteran Plant Explorer of the United States Department of Agriculture. The Secretary made the award on behalf of the American Genetic Association, the Trustees of the Medal. Following the presentation, Secretary Wallace out-lined the distinguished services of Dr. Fairchild during his 50 year's association with the department of Agriculture. Dr. Fairchild has introduced many hundreds of new plants into America. Others in the picture are Mrs. Fairchild and P.H. Dorsett, retired plant explorer, 7/24-39

Given purse on retirement. Washington, D.C., Oct. 1. Retired today after 36 years of service at the White House, Liet. Ernest "Larry" Seaman is presented with a purse by Capt. Clarence Dalrymple (left) on behalf of the White House Police Force and members of the Executive Force. The White House Correspondent's Association and new photographers also presented tokens of friendship to the retiring officer. 10/1/37

News reporter before the Dies Committee. Washington, D.C., Oct. 22. Hungry college students brought an end to last year's "labor holiday" at Lansing, Mich. Donald W. Gardenor, Detroit Times Reporter, told the House Committee investigating Un-American affairs. Students at the Michigan State Agricultural College at East Lansing entered the picture Gardener said, when Union pickets attempted to close restaurants. The pickets, acting on behalf of the local automobile workers union, had declared a labor holiday in protest against the Sheriff's arrest of eight persons who had been picketing a trecking company, 10/22/38

Texas delegation at W.H. on behalf of Clarence Gilmore, 1/12/25

World industrialists meeting in Capitol. Washington, D.C., Sept. 19. Men who manage industry in all parts of the world gathered in the Capitol today as delegates to the Seventh International Management Congress. Pictured just before the opening session are, left to right: William L. Batt, President, SKF Industries of Phila, PA.; George S. Messershith; Assistant Secretary of State who delivered the address of welcome for Secretary Hull; George H. Davis, President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Viscount Leverhulme, President of the International Committee of Scientific Management who responded to Secretary Hull's greetings on behalf of the delegates; and Willis H. Booth, Honorary Chairman of the Congress, 9/19/38

Ickes denies wire tapping by his investigators. Washington, D.C., Jan. 11. Secretary of the Interior Ickes denied before the Senate Public Lands Committee that this department investigators had tapped telephone wires of any Senator or Representative. Ickes, testifying on behalf of Ebert K. Burlew, nominee for Asst. Sec. of the Interior, was questioned by Sen. Key Pittman of Nevada in regard to "rumors" of a secret investigation of an unidentified Congressman. "It is not true, and it has never been true as far as I know" Ickes said. Shown after the battle are, left to right: Sen. Alva Adams, Colo., Chairman of the Committee; Secretary Ickes; Burley; and Senator Key Pittman, 1/11/38

Navy gets original commission of John Paul Jones. Washington, D.C., March 12. The orginal commission of John Paul Jones, as captian in the United States Navy, dated October 10, 1776, and issued under authority of the Continental Congress with signature of John Hancock as its president was presented to the Secretary of Navy Charles Edison today. Capt. H.A. Baldridge, U.S.N. retired, curator of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, presented the valuable document to the secretary on behalf of the owner, John L. Senior of Glen Acres, Roxbury, Conn. who was not able to be present. The commission will be placed in the crypt of the Revolutionary War hero at the Naval Academy. Left to right: Admiral H.R. Stark, Chief of Naval Operations; Capt. H.A. Baldridge; Capt. Dudley Knox, Chief of Naval Records and Library; and Secretary Edison, 3-12-40

Horace Binney Sargent to William Whiting, Wednesday, March 16, 1864 (Writes on behalf of Charles P. Stone)

Horace Binney Sargent to William Whiting, Wednesday, March 16, 1864 (Writes on behalf of Charles P. Stone)

Horace Binney Sargent to William Whiting, Wednesday, March 16, 1864 (Writes on behalf of Charles P. Stone)

Horace Binney Sargent to William Whiting, Wednesday, March 16, 1864 (Writes on behalf of Charles P. Stone)

John Hay, 1861 (Abstract of papers filed on behalf of Hezekiah L. Hosmer)

John Hay, 1861 (Abstract of papers filed on behalf of Hezekiah L. Hosmer)

John Hay, 1861 (Abstract of papers filed on behalf of Hezekiah L. Hosmer)

Simeon Draper, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, December 29, 1862 (Petition on behalf of Samuel Hotaling)

Simeon Draper, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, December 29, 1862 (Petition on behalf of Samuel Hotaling)

Simeon Draper, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, December 29, 1862 (Petition on behalf of Samuel Hotaling)

Articles of agreement, made and entered into this twenty-second day of April, one thousand and seven hundred and ninety-four, by and between Robert Morris, Esquire of the City of Philadelphia ... on behalf of himself and others his associates, o

Articles of agreement, made and entered into this twenty-second day of April, one thousand and seven hundred and ninety-four, by and between Robert Morris, Esquire of the City of Philadelphia ... on behalf of himself and others his associates, o

Articles of agreement, made and entered into this twenty-second day of April, one thousand and seven hundred and ninety-four, by and between Robert Morris, Esquire of the City of Philadelphia ... on behalf of himself and others his associates, o

Articles of agreement, made and entered into this twenty-second day of April, one thousand and seven hundred and ninety-four, by and between Robert Morris, Esquire of the City of Philadelphia ... on behalf of himself and others his associates, o

To our fellow citizens of the United States of North America and others whom it may concern. [On the evils of slavery] Signed on behalf and by direction of a meeting representing the religious Society called Quakers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

To our fellow citizens of the United States of North America and others whom it may concern. [On the evils of slavery] Signed on behalf and by direction of a meeting representing the religious Society called Quakers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

To our fellow citizens of the United States of North America and others whom it may concern. [On the evils of slavery] Signed on behalf and by direction of a meeting representing the religious Society called Quakers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

W. B. Stokes, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, November 1864 (Petition on behalf of William DeWitt)

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