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The London Gazette: Published by authority. From Thursday February 5th to Monday February 9th 1684 … Printed by Thomas Newcomb in the Savoy 1684. And Reprinted at Boston in New-England by Samuel Green, 1685.

The earthquake Naples: September 21, 1694. Boston, N. E. Preprinted by B. Green, February 21 1694,5.

John Charmion’s latin epitaph from his ardent love to learning and learned men on Mr. Pemberton, who dyed at Boston, the 13th of February, 1716,7 in the 45th year of his age, translated into English. Sacred to the lasting memory of the Reverend

Some funeral verses occasioned by the death of the pious and much lamented Mr. Jonathan French of Wollentown, in Connecticut-Colony; who departed this life February the 17th, 1720, 21 in the thirty-second year of his age. [s. l.]

An elegy upon the much lamented deaths of two desireable brothers the two eldest sons of Capt. Joshua and Mrs. Comfort Weeks, of Greenland; who departed this life in February 1735,6 the youngest whose name was Ichabod, died the 3d day, in the 22

At a great and General court of Assembly for the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, begun and held at Boston the 27th day of May 1747, and continued by adjournment and prorogation to the 3d of February following. March 2d 1747 [-48] The followin

February 27th, 1759. To the Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, and Commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunte

February 24th, 1759. To the Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, and Commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunter, 1759] [N

An accurate map of North America describing and distinguishing the British and French dominions on this great continent according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th February 1763.

Massachusetts-Bay. By the Governor, A proclamation for proroguing the General court … to Wednesday the nineteenth day of February next … Given at Boston the twenty-eighth day of December 1771 … Boston: Printed by Richard Draper, Printer to His E

To the people called freeholders and freemen of the "dirty corporation" of the City of New York ... Given under my hand, in Council, with my faithful allies aforesaid, this 21st day of February, being Monday, and in the sixth year of my Dominion

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.

New York, February 15, 1773. James Rivington bookseller, printer and stationer, in New-York. Purposes to publish a weekly news-paper, every Thursday, differing materially in its plan from most others now extant; he has been honoured with encoura

The address of the Lords and Commons to his Majesty, on the present state of America, &c. From the London Gazettee, of February 11. ... [Philadelphia] Printed by John Dunlap [1775].

Late advices from London. London. Proceedings in the Lower house of assembly. February 20, 1775 … Boston: Printed by Thomas & John Fleet. [1775].

The address of the Lords and Commons to his Majesty, on the present state of America, &c. From the London Gazettee, of February 11. ... [Philadelphia] Printed by John Dunlap [1775].

In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes and proceedings of the Honorable Continental Congress respecting the regiment now raising in this Colony to join the Continental army in Canada, make it necessary that some alt

Falmouth, February 1776. Whereas the great and General Court of this Colony, have passed an Act requiring all persons who have in their custody any goods that were taken and carried away from any of the inhabitants of the town of Falmouth, at th

In the House of representatives, February 13, 1776. Whereas it appears to this Court, that it will be greatly conducive to the safety and welfare of this and the other colonies, at a time of common danger, that a committee be chosen in each town

One sixth of a dollar according to a resolution of Congress passed at Philadelphia, February 17, 1776

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives. February 6, 1777. That the army may be duly supplied with shoes, stockings and shirts ... [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1777].

Continental Congress Broadside, 1777 : [Resolve of February 15, endorsing New England Conference Report]

In Congress, February 27, 1778. Resolved that a company of bakers be raised to bake bread for the army, the company to consist of one director ... three sub-directors ... twelve foremen ... sixty bakers ...That the company be inlisted for one ye

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, February 17th, 1778. Voted, That one suitable person be appointed in each regiment of militia in this State, and furnished with proper sums of money from time to time out of the treasury .

State of New-Hampshire in the House of representatives, February 26th, 1778. Whereas the present situation of affairs in this State, make it necessary that a full and free representation of the inhabitants thereof, should meet in Convention for

Whereas the rapid and alarming depreciation of the currency in the months of January, February, March, April, and May last [Resolutions calling upon retail tradesmen for] An attested account of the prices they severally sold for, or charged at,

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives, February 16, 1779. Whereas upon examination, in a consequence of a report of the Committees for settling disputes between the towns in the several counties in this State ... [Boston: Pr

In Council. Philadelphia, February 3d. 1779 ... This board having maturely considered the general tenor and course of the military command exercised by Major General Arnold, in this City and State; and divers transactions which have appeared to

Office of Finance, Philadelphia, 12th December 1781. Proposals will be received in this office until the first day of February next, for the following contracts, to supply the rations deliverable by the United States, from the first day of April

A return of the number of inhabitants in the State of Connecticut, February 1, 1782; and also of the Indians and negroes. [s. l.]

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, February session, 1782. Whereas great frauds have been committed, and the recruiting service greatly injured by designing persons engaging recruits for the continental servic

Salem, February 22, 1783. Capt. George Williams, jun, arrived from the West-Indies, via Portsmouth, has favoured us with the St. Lucia gazette of the 18th of January ... [Salem] Printed by S. Hall, 1783].

The British king's speech. New-York, February 10 By the Brigantine Peggy, Capt. M'Niel, in nineteen days from Tortola, who arrived here yesterday we have received the following copy of his Majesty's most gracious speech to both house of Parliame

State of New-Hampshire. John Taylor Gilman, Treasurer of said state. To the selectmen of Greeting. Pursuant to an act of the General Court of said state of New Hamphire (passed February 23, Anno Domini, 1785) ... You are hereby required to asses

Plan of the post at Great Bridge, on the south branch of the Elizabeth River, Virginia, establish'd the 5th February 1781.

Albany. 19th February, 1789. Gentlemen. One of the most important elections is soon to take place, that can possibly engage the attention of a free people---it is for a Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, a continental representative, state senators

City of Albany, February 16, 1792. On the 13th instant a letter was received by Abraham Ten Broeck, Esquire, from a gentleman in New York, informing that Judge Yates had publicly declined standing a candidate for Governor, and inclosing the foll

An act to repeal part of a resolution of Congress of the twenty-ninth of August, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight, respecting the inhabitant of Port Saint Vincents 1793. February the 6th- Passed the House of representatives. [Philadel

An ode, sung at the lecture of the Congregational Charitable Society, in Boston, on the 12th of February, 1795. by Mr. Rea. [4 verses] [Boston 1795].

Albany. February 16, 1798. Connecticut Gore. On Wednesday last the House of Assembly, agreeable to the order of the day, proceeded to the consideration of the message of his Excellency the Governor, and the papers from the Connecticut Gore Compa

By the President of the United States of America, a proclamation. Whereas by an Act of Congress of the United States passed the ninth day of February last, entitled "An act further to suspend the commercial intercourse between the United States

To be performed at the Brattle Street Church on Wednesday, February 19, 1800 Ode I. From Vernon's Mount behold the Hero rise! ... Ode II. That matchless form which aw'd the world ... [Boston] From the Chronicle-Press by R. Rhoades. [1800].

11th February, 1800. Read the first and second time, and committed to a Committed to a committee of the whole House, on Friday next. A bill to allow a drawback of duties on goods exported to New-Orleans, and therein to amend the act intituted "A

February 6, 1801. Read the first and second time, and committed to a committee of the whole House, on Monday next. A bill to extend to aliens who arrived and became residents in the United States before a certain period, the benefits of the act

At a numerous and respectable meeting of federal electors of the city of Albany, held at the City tavern, on Saturday evening, the 14th of February, 1801 agreeably to previous notice published in the Albany Gazette and Centinel. [Albany. 1801].

For one night only, unless requested. G. Greene, M. D. M. A. R. and formerly pupil of Messieurs Walker, Martin and Ferguson, very respectfully informs his friends and the public, that he will deliver this evening, February 9 1801, at Mr. Stelle'

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In Senate, February 12 1805. Resolved, that our Senators in the Congress of the United States be instructed, and our representatives requested, to take all legal and necessary steps, to use their utmost exertions,

Blowing Rocks, and Regulating Streets. Proposals will be received at the Office of the Street-Commissioner, in the City-Hall, for the following purposes ... [Signed] John S. Hunn. Street Commissioner. New York, February 2, 1807. Printed by South

A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel Knights, of Windham, who fell off the bridge at the falls above Horse-Beef Mills on Presumpscutt River, February 22, 1807. Written by Thomas Shaw of Standish. 4th ed.

[Cuts] A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel Knights, of Windham, who fell off the bridge at the falls above Horse-Beef Mills, on Presumpscutt River, February 22, 1807. Written by Thomas Shaw, of Standish. Second e

An act to organize and establish a superior court of law in each county of this commonwealth (Passed February 1st, 1808).

Lines addressed to Mr. Jefferson, on his approaching retirement from the presidency of the United States. Trenton. N. J. February, 1809.

Books published and sold by W. W. Woodward No. 52 South Second, the corner of Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. February 1810.

An act concerning the bank of Alexandria ... February 15, 1811.

To the Honourable superior court to be holden at Hartford, within and for the county of Hartford, on the second Tuesday of February, A. D. 1813; sitting as a court of chancery. This petition of Joseph Kelsey, of Hartford, in said county, humbly

On Washington's birthday, and the restoration of peace. February 22, 1815. Tune. "Ye Mariners of England." Wm. D. Allen & Co., Printers, Newburyport, [1815?]

Peace between the United States of America and Great-Britain ratified by the President of the United States, February 17, 1815, By Thomas Shaw, of Standish. [Standish? 1815] [Reprinted] on sale at A. J. Huston's Portland. and at all Maine booksh

In the Supreme court of the United States. February sessions, 1816. J. & E. Frink, Plaintiffs in error, vs. The United States. No. 60. Writ of error to the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Connecticut. Statement on the part

In the Supreme court of the United States. February sessions 1816. John Sloocum, plaintiff in error, vs. Freeman Maberry, and others, defendants in error. No. 5. Writ of error to the Supreme court of the State of Rhode Island ... [1816].

In the Supreme court of the United States. February session 1816. The United States, vs. The schooner L'Epine, M. Batigne, Claimant, No. 91. Appeal from the Louisiana district. Statement on the part of the United States ... [1816].

Navy yard, Washington, February 26, 1819. The opinion which had been entertained, that such of the inhabitants of the District and its vicinity, as also such strangers who are now sojourning with us, as may be desirous of seeing the Launch of th

State of New Jersey. A supplement to an act entitled An act relative to executors, passed the 11th of February 1815. [182-?].

Supreme court, February, 1820. John Hopkins. Plaintiff in error, versus R. B. Lee, defendant in error. Lee had sold to Hopkins an estate called "Hill and Dale," upon which there existed an incumbrance to Rawleigh Colston ... [Washington, D. C. 1

The minor literary exhibition of the College of Georgetown, D. C. will take place on the 27th of February, at 10 o'clock, A. M. ... [Georgetown] February 27, 1821.

To the editor of the National Journal. Sir: In your journal of the 7th February, you say "Mr. Whipple asked if it was to be allowed that the private character of members was to be referred to on this floor." ... Thos. Whipple. Thursday February

Prospectus of a history of the administration of John Quincy Adams, president of the United States of America ... Peter Force. Washington, D. C. February 19, 1829.

Faneuil Hall convention, or Masonry unveiled ... Entered according to act of Congress, February 18, 1830.

Rules & regulations of the Boston intemperance society. Founded February 1, 1831.

To the public. I publish General Duff Green to the world, as a scoundrel and a coward. Jas. Watson Webb, of New York. Washington, February 6, 1832.

Remarks of Mr, Mangum of North Carolina, in the Senate of the United States, February 25th, 1834. The following extracts from Mr. Mangum's speech on the Memorial of citizens of North Carolina remonstrating against the removal of the public funds

To the memory of Wm. H. Harrison: born February 9th 1773. inaugurated President of the United States March 4th, 1841. died April 4th 1841. ae 68

A preamble and resolutions in relation to the persons denominated "Abolitionists" ... Approved. February 27, 1836. [n. p. 1836].

At a very large and respectable meeting of the citizens of Philadelphia, in favor of the erection of a City Hall in Penn Square, held at the County Court House ... on Monday evening February 26th ... [Philadelphia, 1838?].

Fort Clark am Missouri (Februar 1834) : sur la Missouri (février 1834) = on the Missouri (February 1834)

Frankfort, Kentucky. United States of North America, February 25th, 1839. Sir:- The Agricultural society of Kentucky, one of the United States of North America, presented a memorial to the Legislature of that State at its last session praying fo

Drawing of the Illinois state lottery. Authorized by the Legislature to raise funds, for the purpose of draining the ponds and lakes in the American bottom, and of improving the health thereof. Extra class no: 2 ... Alton, February 1, 1839.

Democratic caucus. Agreeable to a vote of the meeting the proceedings of which are subjoined, The Democrats of Concord, are requested to assemble at the Court House, on Saturday, the 5th day of February, inst. for the purpose of appointing Commi

Wells of Moses wilderness of Tyn February 12th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Ascent of the lower range of Sinai February 18th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Rules to govern the native American party of the City and County of Philadelphia, in the selection of candidates for city and county offices. Adopted in convention, February 6, 1846.

Washington, February 26, 1847. Sir: I beg to solicit your favorable attention to the resolution offered yesterday by the Hon. Mr. Hannegan, relative to the reports of Senate debates for the thirteenth Congress ... James A. Houston.

Order of the procession for the funeral of the Hon. John Quincy Adams, a representative in the Congress of the United States from the state of Massachusetts, and ex-president of the United States ... February 24, 1848.

The case of passed Midshipman Rogers. [From Houston's Senate reports.] Friday, February 11, 1848.

(No. 35) Circular to registers and receivers. Treasury department. [Washington D. C,] February 24th, 1849.

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

The great explosion in New-York, February 4th, 1850. [New York, 1850].

Reminiscences of a fancy dress ball, in Philadelphia, February 1850 / drawn from nat: & on stone by C. Harnisch ; P.S. Duval's steam lith. Press, Philada.

Whig young men's ball commemorative of the birth of Washington and the Battle of Buena Vista. Friday evening, February 22d, 1850 at the Musical Fund Hall. The honor of 's company is particularly requested. [Philadelphia 1850].

Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicothe. Executed in February, March & April 1851 under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, civil engineer,

Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, February 16th, 1853 ; 150 lives lost / / From the sketch of Mr. Cross, passenger ; Lith. & publd. by Britton & Rey, S. Fco.

The first exhibition of the Metropolitan mechanics' institute, for the promotion and encouragement of manufactures, commerce, and the mechanics and useful arts, will be opened at the City of Washington on Thursday, the 24th day of February, 1853

Great attraction! Dr. James Thom, naturalist, has just arrived and is now exhibiting, on Penn. av., first door east of 7th st., his wonderful petrification of a man into stone ... [Washington, February, 1854].

From the Providence Daily tribune February 20, 1855. Editors of Tribune:- After the comments of the Journal, justice to myself seems to require that I should reverse my decision to withold from the press the remarks it censured. The editor of th

Second exhibition of the Metropolitan mechanics' institute, for the promotion and encouragement of manufactures, commerce, and the mechanic and useful arts, will be opened at the City of Washington, on Thursday, the 8th day of February, 1855 in

Geo. S. Bennett United States deputy marshall Let the public mark this man, and let the nation fear for its safety when lecherous, drunken tyrants are in power ... [Signed] Justice. Cincinnatti, O. February 1st, 1856.

Congressional row, in the U. S. House of Representatives, midnight of Friday, February 5th, 1858

Publications of the Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia ... [Philadelphia] February 1858.

The Napier Ball at Willard's Hotel, Washington City, on February 17, 1859 / E. Hooper, del.

Remonstrance against dividing Willingborough township. To the honorable the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey ... Beverly, February 15, 1859.

Hon. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809 / photographed by Brady.

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