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Truck trailers line up at a freight house to load and unload goods from the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, Chicago, Ill.

Mountaineers and farmers trading mules and horses on "Jockey St.," near the Court House, Campton, Wolfe County, Ky.

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

[Eight-foot mercury barometer and water pumping demonstration from four-story house proving law that height of fluids raised by suction or pressure varies inversely to its specific gravity]

By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Whereas hath been recomended to us as a sober and fit person to keep a house of entertainment; and being requested to grant a license for the same, We do hereby license and al

[A small house or teahouse in a grove of trees and near a small bridge, with pine trees and mountains, and another house in the background]

A view of the orphan house ... from the great garden gate...

A Glass House. The Glass-Makers at Work

To the Honble Sir William Gooch, Bart. 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, 1748] [Negative Photostat.].

September 22d, 1756. To the Honorable Robert Dinwiddie, 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

September 18, 1758. To the Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, Commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses.. [Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunter, 1

The Speech, &c. Gentlemen of the Council, Mr. Speaker, and Gentlemen of the House of Burgesses. [March 5th, 1759] [Williamsburg, 1759] [Negative Photostat.].

March 6th, 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, 1759] [Negative Photostat.].

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

April 1, 1762. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esquire His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governour, and Commander in Chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses ... To which his Honour was pleased to ret

Jonathan's Coffee House or An analysis of change alley with a group of characters from the Life- - -Inscrib'd to Jacob Henriques / H. O. Neal, delin. et fecit.

January 16, 1764. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esquire, His Majesty's Lieutenant-governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Williamsburg: Printed by Joseph Royl

January 19, 1764. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Williamsburg, 1764] [Negative Photostat.

November 2, 1764. To the Honble Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governour and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses ... To which his Honour was pleased to return t

Articles and regulations of the Friendly society of tradesman, house carpenters, in the City of New York, made and agreed upon the 10th day of March, in the year of our Lord, 1767, for the uses and considerations herein after mentioned. [New Yor

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.

Advertisement. To be sold by public vendue, on Thursday the 14th of April next, at the House of Abraham Post, Tavern Keeper, at Sagerties. Six thousand acres of land. Situate to the north of, and adjoining the line between the counties of Albany

New York, September 18, 1769. Advertisement. We are sorry to acquaint the public, that Thomas Richardson, jeweller, lately from London now living in the House of Mr. Thomas Grigg, Cabinet maker, has knowingly and wilfully, subjected himself to t

To his Excellency the Right Honourable Norborne Baron de Botetourt, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia and Vice Admiral of the same, The humble address of the House of Burgesses .... To which his

Liberty. Andrew Marschalf declares, that on the morning of this instant, Isaac Sears, came to his father's house, and in his hearing told his father, that if he voted against Mr. Scott, that the Board of Commerce would give him the inspection of

An advertisement having appeared, signed Andrew Marschalk, accusing me the subscriber, of having come to his father's house, and telling him" that if he voted against Mr. Scott, the Board of Commerce, would give him the inspecting of all the flo

Advertisement. Whereas a small number of persons met last night in a private manner, at the house of Mr. Bolton, in order to nominate persons to take the sense of the inhabitants, --- whether an importation shall take place, notwithstanding the

House of Commons, March 1770, Notes on Grenville Bill; Procedures for Settling Disputed Elections

Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country whereon to erect the new court house than that vulgarly known by the name of Goshen Town.

To his Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor general of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice admiral of the same. The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Williamsburg, 1772] [

A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before you, gentlemen, were called to a share in the Legislation, the House of Assembly was considered as the grand paladium of the people of liberty ... [Signed] A freeholder of Lilip

Boston. From the votes of the Honorable House of representatives. Lunae 13 Die Julii A. D. 1772. Resolved that the tax of a thousand pounds upon the several towns in the province be in the following proportion. [Boston, New-England: Printed by E

By the Upper House of Assembly, October 28, 1773. Gentlemen. We return the bill, entitled "An act for the regulation of the staple of Tobacco, and for preventing frauds in his Majesty's customs." ... Signed by order, U. Scott, Cl. Up. Ho. [Willi

To His Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice Admiral of the same: The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Regarding paper curre

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 his Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice Admiral of the same. The humble address of the House of Burgesses ... To which his Excell

New York, May 11, 1774. The mechanicks of this city are requested to meet, this evening, at 7 o'clock, at the house of David Philipse, in Horse and Cart street, on business of the utmost importance. [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].

Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the House, according to the order of the day, proceeded to the consideration of the bill, for dividing Orange County, whereupon J n D N x, Esq; delivered himself as follows ... [Ne

To the public. An Advertisement having appeared at the Coffee-House, in consequence of the late extraordinary and very alarming advices received from England, inviting the merchants to meet at the House of Mr. Samuel Francis ... and there nomina

At a meeting of the delegates in every town and district in the County of Suffolk, on Tuesday the sixth of September, at the House of Mr. Richard Woodward of Dedham, and by adjournment at the house of Mr. Daniel Vose, of Milton, on Friday the ni

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode Island, reduced from the large survey.

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

To the publick. We the Committee, who were appointed by a large number of our respectable fellow-citizens, at the house of Mrs. Van de Water on the 21st instant to draw up a line of conduct, to prevent the messrs. Murrays involving others in a b

In the House of representatives. December 2, 1775. Whereas the supply of the article of wood for the Cambridge and Roxbury camps, hath not been hitherto fully sufficient to answer the demands, notwithstanding the exertions of this court for that

In the House of representatives. December 11 1775. Resolved, that it be, and it hereby is strongly recommended to the Committee of correspondence and safety of the town of [blank] and in case of a deficieny of both said committees, to the select

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns house

On Saturday next will be perform’d by a society of ladies and gentlemen, at Faneuil-Hall, the tragedy of Zara: the expences of the house being paid, the overplus will be apply’d to the benefit of the widows and children of the soldiers … The doo

In the House of representatives. Dec. 2, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Guild, for the county of Suffolk [and 23 others] be and they hereby are severally appointed to use their utmost endeavors to raise the men proportioned and fixed on the several to

In the House of representatives, November 2, 1775. Whereas by two resolves of Congress passed the 1st of May and the 1st of July last, the provision made for the reception and support of the poor of the towns of Boston and Charlestown, who are d

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

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

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

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

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

In House of representatives, April 11, 1776. The house voted, that beating-orders should be sent to the following gentlemen, for enlisting the regimen to be raised to fortify the town and harbour of Boston … J. Warren, Speaker. In Council April

In the House of representatives, April 9, 1776. Whereas it is of the greatest importance not only to the inhabitants of Boston, but of this whole colony, that the town and harbour of the said Boston should be effectually fortified and secured ag

William Fleming to Thomas Jefferson, June 22, 1776, Comment on Proceedings of the Virginia House Committee to Prepare "A Plan of Government"

State of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, December 9, 1776. Whereas great inconveniences, may take place from our not knowing the number of male inhabitants in each town and plantation in this state, from sixteen years old

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plantations within this Colony, not incorporated be, and they are hereby impowered to call a meeting of the inhabitants; which meeting shall be warned by a justice of the peace, w

In the House of representatives, June 17th, 1776. A resolve of the late House of representatives passed on the 10th of May 1776, that the inhabitants of each town in this Colony ought in full meeting warned for that purpose to advise the person

In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constables, and collectors of taxes in this Colony, have neglected to exhibit in this court, the receipts or attested copies thereof, which they have received form the Colony treasurer

In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776. Whereas doubt may arise in the minds of some of the good people of this state, who are willing to go out at this important juncture against our unnatural enemies, agreeable to the resolve of

In the House or representatives, November 1, 1776. Ordered, that the following address from the General court of this state, to the officers and private soldiers who are gone from thence and are serving in the American army, be printed in two th

In the House of Representatives. November 24, 1776. Whereas the resolves of this Court of the nineteenth of October last, so far as relates to the additional encouragement to the non-commissioned officers and soldiers, has been found to be atten

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

George Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, October 28, 1776, Memorandum Granting Permission for Jefferson's to Use Wythe's House in Williamsburg, Virginia

In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated applications have been made by the honorable Congress to this Court to procure a sum of hard money, to be forthwith sent into Canada, for the support of our army in that quarter, a

At a meeting of a number of the Freemen and Freeholders of the City and County of New-York, at the house of Mrs. Vandewater's on Wednesday evening last, for the purpose of nominating persons to represent them in the next General Assembly, it was

In the House of representatives May 7, 1776 Resolved that a regiment to consist of seven hundred and twenty eight men, officers included (other than that now raising under the command of Col. Whitney) be immediately raised within this Colony, fo

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives. August 31, 1777. Whereas it has been represented, that some of the powder manufactured at the several powder mills in this state, has proved defective; and as there is sufficient quanti

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, October 8, 1777. Whereas by information from the commanding officer of the detachment from this State, at the State of Rhode Island ... A true copy. Attest. J. Avery, D. Sec'y.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, January 25, 1777. The perseverance of Britain in her attempts to subjugate the free states of America to an unconditional submission ... [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1777].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, March 15, 1777. Whereas it is of great consequences to prevent the soldiers that are or may be raised for the Continental Army ... In Council March 15, 1777. Read and concurred. John A

State of New Hampshire. By the Council and House of representatives. A proclamation for a general fast ... and do hereby appoint Thursday the seventh day of August next, to be observed as a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer throughou

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In Council. January 9, 1777. Whereas by a resolve of this Court, passed December 10, 1776. all persons are prohibited from exporting from this state any sugars ... In the House of representatives. January 9, 1777 Read

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].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives. May 5, 1777. That the happiness of mankind depends very much on the form and constitution of government they live under ... [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1777].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, September 22, 1777. Whereas by the latest advice from the Northern army under the command of General Gates, it appears, that the army under the Command of General Burgoyne ... [Boston:

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In Council. July 7, 1777. Resolved, that all such men as may inlist as non-commissioned officers and private soldiers into the Continental regiment ... In the House of representatives, July 8, 1777. Read and concurred

[Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River on Septr. 17th, with the positions of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Septr. 1777.

Virginia General Assembly, 1777, Report from House of Delegates to Senate on Money Bills

State of Massachusetts Bay In the House of representatives, September 14, 1779. Whereas it is indispensably necessary that a supply of blankets should be immediately procured for the service of the army ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas & John Flee

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 .

Virginia House of Delegates, January 1778, Draft of Resolution on Money Bills

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

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th of August, 1778

State of New Hampshire, In the House of representatives, December 28th, 1779. Whereas it has been determined by the General-Assembly to adjust and pay off to the soldiers who have been enlisted into the Continental Army, the arreages due to them

In Committee, July 14, 1779. Resolved, That the plan for stopping emissions be printed in hand-bills, and distributed for the consideration of the public, and that a town-meeting be held in the State House yard, on Monday the 26th inst, at ten o

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

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, June 15, 1779. Whereas by the returns made into the Secretary's office from more than two thirds of the towns belonging to this State ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas and John Fleet, 177

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, May 5th, 1780. Resolved, that the Selectmen of the several towns in this State be, and hereby are desired to transmit to the agents appointed in the respective County, to which said se

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives ... Whereas the troops of the Southern states will now be needed for the defence of that quarter, and by reason of the late advantages obtained by the enemy, we are compelled to call fo

The right honble. Chas. Wolfran Cornwall Esq., Speaker of the House of Commons

Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River near Stillwater on Septr. 17th with the positions of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Septr. 1777.

Virginia House of Delegates, November 2, 1780, Resolution on Virginia Regiments

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, Sept. 29th, 1780. Whereas by a resolve of the General Court, passed the 4th of May last, the agents appointed in the several counties in this State to receive from the towns in their r

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of representatives. November 27, 1780. A resolve prescribing the form of inlistment for those men belonging to this Commonwealth, who shall inlist into the service of the United States ... [Boston: Pri

State of New-Hampshire. In the House of representatives, April 5th, 1781. Whereas the present situation of affairs in this State makes it necessary that a full and free representation of the inhabitants thereof should meet in convention for the