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Ruins of City Hall, [1906 earthquake, San Francisco, Calif.]

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

[Spanish ships outside Turkish? port city; man in water; another man jumping from ship. plate 3]

[Map of Mexico City and environs, showing some buildings] / Samuel Estradanus sculptist, Didac Cisneros inventor

[Allegorical scene of Madonna holding Jesus in one arm and holding anchor chain of Spanish galleon in other hand; Chilean city in background]

Virginia Colonial Commissioners, March 12, 1651, Articles on the Relation Between James City and Great Britain

Mandarina Tottidumpa, original dancing mistress to the first Emperour of China [dancing with] Philobanter Suckbottle, Prime Dancing Minister to ye Ancient Noddificators of the famous city in the Land of Nod

To the Honourable Patrick Gordon, Esq; Lieutenant Governour of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of New-Castle, Kent and Sussex, upon Delaware. The address of the Mayor and commonalty of the City of Philadelphia, in Council the sixteent

[View of a city with the tomb of a bishop: large fragment]

A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Osswego on the Lake of Cataroque.

A prospect of the Moro [i.e. Morro] Castle and city of Havana from sea / drawn upon the spot by an officer ; P.C. Canot, sculp.

A view of the City of Boston the capital of New England, in North America / drawn on the spot by his excellency Governor Pownal.

A new and correct chart of the harbour of Havana on the island of Cuba with a plan of ye city &c.

Plan of the city and harbour of the Havana.

To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull,

A plan of the city and harbour of Havanna, capital of the island of Cuba.

An exact plan of the city, fortifications & harbour of Havana in the island of Cuba /

A Plan of the siege of the Havana. Drawn by an officer.15th August 1762., Plan of the city and harbour of Havanna.

A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near the road, between La Regla & Guanavacoa Vue du Port et de la ville de la Havane, prise de la Montagne près du Chemin entree la Regla et Guanavacoa = Vista del Puerto y Ciudad de la Havaná, desde el Monet inmediato al Camino entre la Regla y Guanavacoa / / W. Elliottt sculpt.

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel Howe's battery Vue de la ville de la Havane prise du chemin pres de la batterie du Colonel Howe = Vista de la Ciudad de la Havana desde el camino de la bateria del Coronel Howe / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; engraved by Edw'd Rooker.

A view of the harbour and city of the Havana, taken from Jesu del Monte Vue du Port et ville de la Havane prise de Jesu del Monte = Vista del Puerto y Ciudad de la Havana desde Jesus del Monte / / drawn by Elias Durnford, Engineer ; engraved by T. Morris.

A view of the harbour and city of the Havana, taken from Jesu del Monte Vue du Port et ville de la Havane prise de Jesu del Monte = Vista del Puerto y Ciudad de la Havana desde Jesus del Monte / / drawn by Elias Durnford, Engineer ; engraved by T. Morris.

The speech of the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esquire His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor and commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, to the General Assembly to be held at the Capitol in the City of Williamsburg, on Thursday th

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A Plan for rebuilding the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666; Designed by that Great Architect Dr. Chris'r Wren & approved by King & Parliament but unhappily defeated by Faction

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel Howe's battery Vue de la ville de la Havane prise du chemin pres de la batterie du Colonel Howe = Vista de la ciudad de la Havana desde el camino de la bateria del Coronel Howe / / drawn by Elias Durnford engineer ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; & engraved by Edwd. Rooker.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place du marché dans la ville de la Havane prise = Vista de la plaza del mercado en la Ciudad de la Havana / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; engraved by C. Canot and T. Morris.

A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from Pointe des Peres, and partly on board the vanguard man of war, by Captain Hervey Smyth Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des Peres, et en partie àbord de l'avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth / / P. Benazech sculp.

Plan of Guantanimo, called by the English Cumberland Harbour. Plan of the city and harbour of St. Jago de Cuba.

Plan of the city and harbour of the Havana. Plan of Bahía de Matanzas.

A view of Louisburg in North America, taken near the light house when that city was besieged in 1758 Vue de Louisburg, dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, prise du fanal durant le dernier siege en 1758 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Ince of the 35th Regt. ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec on the north shore of the river St. Laurence - from this place 1500 chosen troops at the break of day fell down the river on the ebb of tide to the place of landing 13 Sept. 1759 Vue de Cap Rouge vulgairement Carouge, a 9 miles au dessus de la ville de Québec - sur le bord septentrional de la riviere de St. Laurent - c'est de Carouge que 1500 himmes de troupes choisies descendirent avec la marée au lieu de debarquement 13 Sept. 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

To the public. Whereas advertisements were published yesterday to convene the inhabitants to take their sense on the expediency of a law to elect our representatives by ballot ... This is therefore to notify all the inhabitants of this City and

A card to the freeholders and freemen of this City and County from Messrs Axe and Hammer, and a number of the respectable body of leather aprons, give their compliments to their old friends who have not yet joined them; and beg they will be stan

To the freeholders and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. From an earnest desire to avoid all occasion of heat and party spirit, at a time when so much depends on our Union and harmony ... But as Mr. Livingston, absolutely r

Advertisement of great importance to the public. The specious reason assigned by Alexander Robertson, in Mr. Gaine's last paper, relative to his attempting to introduce into this City certain goods therein mentioned contrary to the agreement sub

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. Every good citizen must necessarily desire to preserve the peace of the City, and the freedom of elections ... [Signed John Morin Scott, P.V.B Livingston. Theodorus Va

To the freeholders and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. To pretend to prove what cannot be denied, would be wasting time to no purpose ... to request the votes and interests of the freeholders and freemen for John Cruger,

The city carriers

The tradesmen, artificers, and other inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia, are earnestly requested to attend at the State-House, on Wednesday the twenty-third instant, at two o'clock in the afternoon; when matters of great importan

Thursday, September 27, 1770. Many respectable freeholders and inhabitants of this City and County justly alarmed at the resolutions formed by a number of the dry goods importers, on Thursday last, at Davenport's Tavern, which reflect dishonour

... A riddle. There has appeared in this City, a tall man, well made, of a fair complexion, buckram gait, majestick look, but of an unaccountable disdainful countenance ... [AN election squib. signed A White-Oak] [Philadelphia, 1770].

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. The worthy and patriotic writer of the Farmer's letters, have clearly demonstrated, that the liberties of the British colonies in America, have been most cruely violated by th

To the freeholders, and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen, The important advantages arising from electing representatives by ballot, are so evident, that is matter of concern, that we find so salutary a measure openly oppose

Philadelphia, Thursday, Sept. 27, 1770. Many respectable freeholders and inhabitants of this City, justly alarmed at the resolutions formed by a number of the dry goods importers on Thursday last, at Davenport's tavern, which reflect dishonour o

Thursday, September 20, 1770. At this juncture, when measures are pursuing to dissolve the Union of the Colonies, every subscriber to our non-importation agreement, who wishes well to the liberties of his Country and the reputation of this City,

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. You are come here this day to determine whether you will be freemen or slaves. The New-Yorkers have betrayed a meaness and cowardice in deserting us in the present important j

Two letters A circular letter, from the late Committee of this City in the Committees of the other colonies. Philadelphia, September 25, 1770. Gentlemen. We are sorry to inform you that a number of our importers of the British merchandize ... ar

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that it has been the custom of all nations to erect monuments to perpetuate the remembrance of grand events [For the erection of a liberty pole in place of the one erected at the t

To the independent freeholders and freemen, of this City and County. It having been industriously propagated, that numbers of the voters of this City and County, have been long intimidated at elections and are therefore desirous of voting for th

To the tradesmen, farmers, and other inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. And will you suffer the credit and liberties of the Province of Pennsylvania to be sacrificed to the interests of a few merchants in Philadelphia? ... [Sign

We the shopkeepers of Philadelphia, and places adjacent, whose names are hereunto subscribed, labouring under many and great difficulties in the present languishing condition of trade in this City, partly owing to the unrestrained liberties of v

The fate of city Rem- - -ces

The Lord Mayor's speech and the city petition about excise [on tobacco. Speech with illus. of meeting of the Common-Council of London]

To the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia, and parts adjacent. Gentlemen. [Protest of the soap boilers against John Rhea's method of procuring ashes] Philadelphia 15th February 1772.

A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

Letter to the inhabitants of the City and Colony of New-York; My friends and fellow-countrymen. I was formerly much engaged in mercantile concerns, but of late years, for the sake of retirement, I have been chiefly employed in cultivating a smal

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. You will be called together on Thursday next, to meet at the City Hall, at twelve o'clock, to confirm the nomination of delegates, to represent this City and County in a general C

To the respectable body of gentlemen nominated by the publick voice as a committee, for managing the affairs of the inhabitants of this City, in the present exigency of our publick concerns. [Protesting against the action of another committee fr

To the respectable public. Have a good end in view, and pursue it. Every friend of American freedom, rejoices to find a true and honest spirit of liberty prevailing in all ranks and degrees in this city. [Considering which of the two sets of res

Tuesday, the 24th of May, 14. Geo. 111. 1774. This House being deeply impressed with apprehension of the great dangers to be derived to British America, from the hostile invasion of the City of Boston, in our sister colony of Massachusetts Bay,

To the public. As the merchants of this city have nobly refused letting their vessels to the tools of government, for the base purpose of transporting troops and military forces to Boston ... [Signed] The Free citizens. New-York, Sept. 14, 1774.

To the freemen, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the City and County of New-York, Gentlemen. In times of public danger, I conceive it to be the indispensable duty of every member of the community to communicate his sentiments to his fellow

Advertisement. The enemies of the liberty of America, being unwearied in misrepresenting the attachment of the inhabitants of this City, to the common cause of this country, to the neighbouring colonies, a number of the citizens think it highly

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Fellow Citizens. Be not deceived by sounds. A tremendous out-cry is made about the right of election, as if it would be violated and lost, by choosing one set of men, more than another ... [

To the worthy inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My fellow citizens. At this interesting crisis, when every thing that is dear to us, both as individuals, and as a body politic, is at stake: [Advocating the election of the committee

New-York. July 25, 1774. Extract of a letter from London, by way of Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City. "the unhappy disputes which at present subsist between Great Britain and America, fill our minds with melancholy reflections, as the m

To the inhabitants of the City and Colony of New-York. From Mess. Bradfords' paper of the 22d instant, the following judicious proposals, to the people of pennsylvania are reprinted, as being equally well adapted to this and several other Coloni

Committee-Chamber, July 19, 1774. Proceedings of the Committee of correspondence. The resolves proposed by the Board to the inhabitants of this City, having been published and dispersed through the town several days previous to this meeting ...

To the publick. The long expected Tea Ship arrived last night at Sandy-Hook, but the pilot would not bring up the Captain till the sense of the City was known. The committee were immediately informed of her arrival, and that the Captain solicits

Committee Chamber, Sept. 30, 1774, 6 o'clock, P. M. It was resolved unanimously, that the following narrative of the proceedings of the committee, be published. At a meeting of the Committee of correspondence of this City, specially summoned, th

Advices from Philadelphia, dated July 23, 1774. "The Committee from the several counties of this Province, met in this City the 15th instant, and have been very busy ever since in framing instructions to the Assembly, with which they were permit

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. The committee appointed by the inhabitants of this City, on the 19th instant at the Coffee-House, for drawing up, and reporting to them, a set of constitutional resolves, do hereby request t

To the worthy inhabitants of The City of New-York. Fellow Citizens, I addressed you upon a former occasion, when it was judged necessary to curb the arrogance of a few overbearing individuals among us. [Opposing the author of the piece signed, T

To the freeholders, freemen, and inhabitants of the City of New-York; and particularly to our steady friends and associates, the children and negroes of the said City. The petition of Isaac Sheer-off, Alexander M'Doubtful, Peter Vander-fight-not

To the free and loyal inhabitants of the City and Colony of New-York. Friends, fellow citizens, fellow countrymen, and fellow freemen. Nothing can be more flagrantly wrong than the assertion of some of our mercantile Dons, that the mechanics hav

To the worthy inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Fellow countrymen, Your committee of fifty-one having laid before you their proceedings on Thursday evenings, I should not have troubled you at this time had not eleven of the committ

To John Cruger, James Jauncey, James Delancey, and Jacob Walton, Esqrs; The representatives in General Assembly, for the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen: The author of this letter bespeaks a moment of your attention ... [Signed] Aristides

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

To the public. Being informed that many of out Fellow-Citizens entertain apprehensions that we may continue as usual to transact trade and business in this city, by which means they fear there will be continual infractions of the association: we

City of New-York. ss. Personally appeared before me Benjamin Blagge, one of his Majesty's justices of the Peace for the City and County of New-York, Isaac Sears, and Paschal N. Smith, of the said City, merchants, who being severally sworn, depos

New-York, June 21, 1775. The General Committee for the City and County of New-York, having received intelligence that Andrew Tavener, master of the ship Sally arrived ... Newfoundland ... [Theophylact Bache makes sworn affidavit that its destina

New-York, Committee- Chamber, 5th June, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Isaac Sears be nominated by this Committee for the approbation of the freeholders and freemen, of this city and county, to represent them in Provincial Congress in the room of Mr.

To the freeholders, freemen, and inhabitants, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. As a report prevails, that the Ship Beulah, is destined for Halifax, I have perused the Association of the Congress, in order to satisfy myself, whether

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fellow Citizens. A paper addressed to the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York dated the 13th instant, in which the sin Messrs Usticks selling nails is declared, supply

To the freemen and freeholders, of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fellow-Citizens. When I consider the many arduous, expensive, and perilous, struggles that you have made (especially since the last anniversary for the choice of mag

The following persons are nominated by the Sons of liberty, to represent them in the committee, for the City and County of New-York. [List of 100 names] New-York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants o

The following persons were mentioned in the Committee of Observation, as proper to be elected for a General Committee for the City and County of New-York, in the present alarming exigency [100 names] The following are the names of persons mentio

Committee-Chamber, New-York, April 26, 1775 [Presents forty-three names] Ordered, That it be recommended to the different Counties, to choose deputies, to meet deputies from all the Counties in the Province, in General Congress in this City, on

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that the Continental Congress has passed a resolve, that unless American grievances were redressed by the first of March, these Colonies should be independent of Great Britain. [Tw

The address, petition, and remonstrance of the city of London, to the King, in favour of the Americans, and their resolves, presented to his Majesty, July 5, 1775.

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

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

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 /

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

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My dear Countrymen. A steady friend to your rights, I have ever been, and shall be always ready to warn you of danger, from every quarter. [Exhorting them to elect men of ability to the next

To the inhabitants of New-York. My Fellow-Citizens. This City becomes more and more of the scoff and wonder of America! [Warning them of those who transmit intelligence to Governor Tryon on board the Dutchess of Gordon.] [Signed] The Sentinel. J

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My friends and countrymen. When I behold a few restless men, endeavouring to throw all things into confusion; and puffed up with false notions of their own wisdom and importance, labouring t

The following are recommended as proper persons to represent the City and County of New-York, in Provincial Congress. The election will commence on Tuesday next, being the 16th of April 1776. [Col. M'Dougall and twenty others] To the inhabitants