Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of PICRYL.com. Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade

Boston. March 22. 1672/3 The Deputy Covernour and magistrates adjacent being assembled in Council, to consider of the late awful hand of God, consuming our Castle by fire the one and twentieth of this instant, thereby taking away that part of ou

Advertisement. Whereas there was an advertisement in the Boston News Letter the 4th & 11th days of this instant October, giving notice to the subscribers in the partnership for circulating bills or notes, founded on land-security, for meeting on

Glorious news. Boston. Friday 11 o’clock, 16th May 1766 This instant arrived here the Brig. Harrison, belonging to John Hancock, Esq; Captain Shubael Coffin, in 6 weeks and 2 days from London, with important news, as follows: From the London Gaz

Glorious news. Boston. Friday 11 o’clock, 16th May 1766 This instant arrived here the Brig Harrison, belonging to John Hancock, Esq; Captain Shubael Coffin, in 6 weeks and 2 days from London, with important news, as follows: From the London Gaze

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

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

The merchants, and all others, who are any ways concerned in, or connected with trade, are desired to meet at Faneuil-Hall to-morrow, being Friday the 20th instant, at nine o’clock beforenoon, to receive the report of the committee of inspection

The merchants and all others who are any ways concerned in, or connected with trade, are desired to meet at Faneuil-Hall to-morrow, being Wednesday the 17th instant, at ten o’clock beforenoon, to receive the report of the committee of inspection

Boston, March 30th, 1773. By direction of the Committee of correspondence for the town of Boston, I now transmit to you an attested copy of the proceedings of said town on the 8th instant, and am with due respect your most humble servant [Signed

New York City. ff. Personally appeared Moses Sherwood and William Bennett, both constables of said City and being duly sworn, depose and faith, that on Saturday morning, between the hours of five and six o'clock, the second day of this instant O

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

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

In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous murders on our innocent brethren on Wednesday the 19th instant, has made it absolutely necessary that we immediately raise an army to defend our wives and our children from the

New York, May 8, 1775. Extract of a letter from Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City, dated the 6th instant. Yesterday evening Dr. Franklin arrived here from Londin in six weeks, which he left the 20th of March, which has given great joy to

In Provincial Congress. New-York, August 29th 1775. Whereas the Commander of his Majesty's Ship Asia, under pretence of protecting the King's Property, did in the dead of the night of the 23d instant, most unwarrantably fire on the south part of

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for which this present Congress was chose, expires on the thirtieth instant, and the exigencies of our public affairs, render it absolutely necessary for the safety of this colony,

Committee chamber, New-York. The Provincial Congress of the Colony of New-York, on the 9th of August, instant, passed the following resolves, viz ... [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1775].

New York, May 8, 1775. Extract of a letter from Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City, dated the 6th instant. Yesterday evening Dr. Franklin arrived here from Londin in six weeks, which he left the 20th of March, which has given great joy to

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for which this present Congress was chose, expires on the thirtieth instant, and the exigencies of our public affairs, render it absolutely necessary for the safety of this colony,

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

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

By an express arrived at Philadelphia on Saturday evening, last we have the following account of the battle at Charlestown, on Saturday the 18th of June, Instant ... Lancaster Printed by Francis Bailey [1775].

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant at break of day, by a firing from the lively ship of war; and a report was immediately spread that the rebels had broke ground and were raising a battery on the heights of the

By an express arrived at Philadelphia on Saturday evening, last we have the following account of the battle at Charlestown, on Saturday the 18th of June, Instant ... Lancaster Printed by Francis Bailey [1775].

To the public. Many citizens being desirous of seeing the motion, made in Committee on the 6th instant, by Mr. Henry Remsen, it is now published by their consideration [Copy of motion] Mistake not the business of next Wednesday; it is only wheth

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant at break of day, by a firing from the lively ship of war; and a report was immediately spread that the rebels had broke ground and were raising a battery on the heights of the

The Freemen, freeholders, and inhabitants of the City of New-York are desired to meet at the Coffee-House, on Saturday the 3d instant, at 12 o'clock in the forenoon, to choose a committee to act for them. Feb. 1, 1776. [New York, 1776].

Boston July 21, 1779. Gentlemen, Inclosed you have acopy of the proceedings of the Convention at Concord, on the 14th instant, which you will please (in conformity to a resolve of said convention) to lay before your town immediately, for their a

State of New-Hampshire. In Committee of Safety, Exeter. April 14th, 1789. Whereas the Honorable Continental Congress have recommended that Wednesday the twenty-sixth instant be observed as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer throughout the

By his excellency, John Hancock, Esq; Governor and commander in chief in and over the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A proclamation for a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer ... do hereby appoint Thursday the twenty-fifth day of April instant

Philadelphia, May 25, 1782. A gentleman from the Eastward, who arrived in town this morning, has favoured us with a Boston newspaper, dated the 16th instant, from which we have extracted the following. Boston, May 16 The following account of a s

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

Exhibition. The honour of company is requested at the exhibition in the College Chapel, on Wednesday the 31st instant, at one o'clock, P. M. Rhode-Island College. December 29 1794.

Notification. The freeholders, and other inhabitants of the Town of Boston, qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to meet at Faneuil-Hall, on Thursday the 11th day of May instant, at ten o'clock A. M. then and there to elect and depu

To the public. We the undersigned having seen a publication in the Philadelphia Gazette, of the 5th instant signed Nathan Suplee, which he perhaps may suppose the near approach of the general election will screen from contradiction but short as

United States, Pennsylvania District ss. By virtue of a writ of venditioni exponas, to me directed will be sold by public vendue, at the Merchant's Coffee-House, in the city of Philadelphia, on Monday, the 31st of March, instant at seven o'clock

Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the City of New York. Whereas there is reason to apprehend that the fire on Wednesday night, the 1st instant, in Cheapside Street, was the effect of design ... offer a reward of f

Report of the committee on the resources of the town. The following report was presented to the Town at the May meeting; it was then ordered to be printed, and the consideration thereof referred to the adjournment on Thursday, 14th June, instant

Brigade orders. Militia election. Take notice, that an election will be held on the 28th instant, for the purpose of electing a Brigadier General, for the 2nd Brigade, 6th Division Pennsylvania Militia, in order to fill the vacancy of Brigadier

Gen. La Fayette. The members of the Corporation of Annapolis are invited to assemble in the Senate Chamber on Friday morning the 17th instant, as soon as the approach of General La Fayette to the City shall be announced ... James Boyle. Mayor of

Funeral honors. Washington, Miss. Aug. 12, 1826. In carrying into effect the views of the Committee of arrangement, the Grand Marshall directs th t the following order be observed, in the procession intended on to-morrow, the 13th instant, in ho

100 dollars reward. Ran away from the subscriber, living near Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, on the night of the 4th instant two negro men Robert & Lewis ... John Lock. October 6, 1834. Charlestown: Printed at the Virginia Free Press O

By his Excellency, Thomas W. Veanzey, Governor of Maryland. A proclamation ... do appoint and proclaim Monday, the 21st of November, instant, as the time of the next meeting of the General Assembly ... Given under my hand and seal ... this eight

Trust sale of valuable property. Pursuant to several deeds of trust of record in the County Court of Frederick, will be sold on Saturday, the 28th instant, at the tavern-house now occupied by James I. Randolph, in Winchester ... D. W. Barton, T.

Girard Bank. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1839. I am instructed by the Board of directors to transmit to you the annexed account of the proceedings of the stockholders at their annual and adjourned meetings, held on the 5th and 13th instant, the

Lost! strayed from the house of the subscriber, on Sunday evening the 15th instant, a young setter dog! He has on a chain collar with the owners name thereon. The dog was about 4 months old; and was fawn coloured and white. A liberal reward will

5 dollars reward! Broke out, on the night of the 15th instant, from the pasture of Major C. W. Hunter, Alton 1 yoke of oxen! ... Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office May 16, 1840.

$100 reward. The above reward will be given for the apprehension and conviction of the rascal or rascals, who entered the office of the undersigned, on the night of Saturday, the 20th instant, and attempted to force open their iron safe.

State of New Hampshire. A proclamation for a day of fasting and prayer by the Governor ... I do appoint Friday, the twenty-ninth day of March instant, to be observed throughout this State as a day of fasting and prayer ... Given at the Coucil Ch

Supplement. Editor of Providence Journal, Dear Sir: On the 18th, instant, you published a statement signed and sworn to by Mr. C/Gowan … will inevitable reduce us.

Supplement. Editor of Providence Journal. Dear Sir: On the 18th, instant, you published a statement signed and sworn to by Mr. M'Gowan … Yours &c., R. G. Hazard.

City charter. As the president of the United States has designed Monday, the 15th instant, as the day for taking the sense of the people of Washington for or against the new code, and as there is another question on which the people of Washingto

$600 reward. Mayor's office. Washington, December 27th, 1859. Whereas it appears by the verdict of a corner's inquest that a homicide was committed in this city on Friday, the 23d instant, by a certain John Essex, and that a certain Charl

War No. 5. Notification. The inhabitants of Ward No. 5, in the City of Boston, qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to assemble at their ward rooms Blossom Street, on Monday, the twenty-sixth day of March, instant at ten o'clock ...

15 dollars reward. Strayed or stolen, on Sunday evening the 17th instant, a large well-built bay horse, 16 hands high ... Any information leading to the recovery of the above property will be received and the said reward paid, by calling at hous

Exempts! Dr. Cutter, of Woburn, will be at Lyceum Hall, Reading, on Tuesday, the 11th instant, from 8 1-2 A. M. till 12 o'clock, M., to examine all who claim exemption from military duty! on account of physical disability ... Selectmen of Readin

Dear Sir: You are cordially invited to attend the Republican Union festival, in commemoration of Washington's birthday, to be given under the auspices of the Republican Central committees, at Irving Hall, on Saturday Evening, the 22d instant, at

Notice. All persons having unpaid bills against the town of Reading, are requested to present them at the selectmen's Office for payment on or before the 13th instant ... Selectmen of Reading. Reading, Feb. 2, 1864. Boston. From F. A. Searle's S

At a meeting of the Washington national monument society, held on the 21st instant, the undersigned were appointed a committee to report upon plans to raise funds for the completion of the monument, and also to prepare an appeal to Congress ...

A meeting of the Board of managers of the Washington City Bible Society will be held at the rooms of the Young men's Christian association ... on the 25th instant at 5.5 p. m, Washington D. C. Feb. 21, 1867.

State of New Hampshire. By Charles H. Bell, Governor. a proclamation. The hand of an assassin has brought the President of the United States to the very gate of death .... I do hereby designate Friday the ninth day of September instant, as a day

State of New Hampshire. A proclamation for a day of public thanksgiving by His Excellency Charles H. Bell, Governor ... I therefore, with the concurrence of the Council, appoint Thursday, the 24th of November instant as a day of thanksgiving and

Custom House, Balto. Sept. 22, 1881. The train bearing the body of the late President of the United States to its final resting place will pass through our city, via the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad, on Friday, the 23d instant ... John L. Thom

Appeal to the American people. The President having signed the Treaty of the Geneva conference and the Senate having on the 16th instant, ratified the President's action, the American association of the Red Cross, organized under provisions of s

State of New Hampshire. A proclamation for a day of public thanksgiving by His Excellency Moody Currier, Governor ... I hereby appoint Thursday, the 26th day of November instant as a day of thanksgiving, recreation, and rejoicing ... Given at th

State of New Hampshire. A proclamation. By His Excellency Moody Currier, Governor for Arbor day. With the advice and consent of the Council, I hereby appoint Thursday, the 29th day of April, instant ... Given at the Council Chamber, in Concord,

State of New Hampshire. A proclamation for a day of thanksgiving and praise. By His Excellency Charles H. Sawyer. Governor ... I do hereby appoint Thursday, November 24th instant as a day of thanksgiving and praise ... Given at the Council Chamb

[Arms] State of Connecticut. By His Excellency Morgan G. Bulkeley, Governor. A proclamation ... I hereby appoint Thursday, the twenty-eighth instant a day of public thanksgiving and praise ... Given under my hand ... this eleventh day of Novembe

[Arms] State of Connecticut. By His Excellency Morgan G. Bulkeley, Governor. A proclamation ... I hereby designate and set apart Thursday, the twenty-seventh instant, as a day of public thanksgiving and praise ... Given under my hand ... this fi

The State of New Hampshire. A proclamation: By His Excellency David H. Goodell, Governor. for a day of thanksgiving and praise ... I hereby appoint Thursday, November twenty-seventh, instant, as a day of public thanksgiving and praise to God ...

The State of New Hampshire. A proclamation by the Governor for a day of thanksgiving ... I do appoint Thursday, November twenty-sixth instant, as a day of public thanksgiving and praise ... Given at the Council Chamber in Concord this tenth day

A proclamation by His Excellency Hiram A. Tuttle, Governor appointing Arbor day ... I appoint Saturday, April thirtieth, instant as Arbor day ... Given at the Council Chamber in Concord, this fifth day of April, in the year of our Lord one thous

[Arms] State of Connecticut. By His Excellency Lorrin A. Cooke Governor. A proclamation ... I hereby designate and appoint the twenty-fourth day of November, instant, to be observed as a day of thanksgiving and prayer ... Given under my hand and

Attendez un instant. ça chauffe! Les Foyers du soldat

She had an instant's impression of the room

Gathering meteorological data from stratosphere. Dr. L.F. Curtiss, of the U.S. Bureau of Standards, is shown here with part of the equipment he uses in experiments using radio to gather meteorological data at great altitudes. The complete radio apparatus for attachment to a balloon weighs less than two pounds, and preliminary trials show that the signals can be heard clearly at altitudes of 14 miles and at distances of 80 miles. A direction finder [...]bles experimenters to determine the location [...] he balloon the instant the radio wave is [...] out. 10/17/35

Health and welfare activities. North American Aviation. Expert medical attention is given all employees at North American Aviation in Inglewood, California. Whether the injury is incidental or major, all accidents are given instant attention in NAA's hospital. Here, an office worker is having an X-ray made of an ailing wrist

Chicago, Illinois. Subsistence research laboratory of the U.S. Army quartermaster depot. Five-in-one ration. This ration so designed so that five servicemen starting on a mission can throw the ration in the back of a jeep and proceed with assurance that they will have three square meals. Besides the canned food showing, there are numerous other items in the large container, such as coffee, instant rice, tea, lemon juice powder, hard candy, grape juice powder, cocoa with sugar and biscuit squares

Conservative meeting. From the "Vindicator" published at Rutherfordton, June 26th, 1871, Major Lawson P. Erwin, Editor. On Monday the 19th instant the delegates from the different townships met in Convention in this place ... The Chairman explai

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By His Excellency, James Bowdoin, Esq. Governour of the commonwealth of Massachusetts. A proclamation Whereas by an act passed the sixteenth of February instant, entitled, "An act describing the disqualification ..

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By His Excellency, James Bowdoin, Esq. Governour of the commonwealth of Massachusetts. A proclamation Whereas by an act passed the sixteenth of February instant, entitled, "An act describing the disqualification ..

Boston, Feb. 28, 1811. (Circular.) At a very numerous meeting of Republican citizens from all parts of the Commonwealth assembled at Boston on the 11th day of February, instant, we were appointed a committee to make known to you their unanimous

Boston, Feb. 28, 1811. (Circular.) At a very numerous meeting of Republican citizens from all parts of the Commonwealth assembled at Boston on the 11th day of February, instant, we were appointed a committee to make known to you their unanimous

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor, ... A proclamation ... Resolved, that Thursday, the twenty-fourth day of November instant, be set apart as a day of public thanksgiving ... Given under my hand and the seal ... this seventh day of No

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor, ... A proclamation ... Resolved, that Thursday, the twenty-fourth day of November instant, be set apart as a day of public thanksgiving ... Given under my hand and the seal ... this seventh day of No

U. S. Marshal's office. Boston, July 1, 1859. Sir. I hereby request your presence at the County jail, on Friday, the eighth day of July instant, at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon, for the purpose of witnessing the execution of Cyrus

U. S. Marshal's office. Boston, July 1, 1859. Sir. I hereby request your presence at the County jail, on Friday, the eighth day of July instant, at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon, for the purpose of witnessing the execution of Cyrus

Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator

Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator

Washington, D. C., Wednesday, May 27th, 1868. You are cordially invited to attend the ceremonies of decorating the graves of the Union dead, on Saturday, 30th instant, at one o'clock, p. m., at the National Cemetery, Arlington. N. P. Chipman. Ch

Washington, D. C., Wednesday, May 27th, 1868. You are cordially invited to attend the ceremonies of decorating the graves of the Union dead, on Saturday, 30th instant, at one o'clock, p. m., at the National Cemetery, Arlington. N. P. Chipman. Ch

Washington, D. C., Wednesday, May 27th, 1868. You are cordially invited to attend the ceremonies of decorating the graves of the Union dead, on Saturday, 30th instant, at one o'clock, p. m., at the National Cemetery, Arlington. N. P. Chipman. Ch

By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governour and commander in chief, for the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for a publick fast … I have thought fit … to appoint Thursday the nineteenth of this instant September to

By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governour and commander in chief, for the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for a publick fast … I have thought fit … to appoint Thursday the nineteenth of this instant September to

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New York. Whereas at a very considerable meeting of freeholders and freemen of various denominations, in the evening of Tuesday the third instant, it was unanimously determined to preserve

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New York. Whereas at a very considerable meeting of freeholders and freemen of various denominations, in the evening of Tuesday the third instant, it was unanimously determined to preserve

The Board of Treasury, on the motion of the Honorable Mr. Howell, of the 8th July instant, beg leave to report : that the settlement of the accounts of the several states with the United States, is in their opinion an object of the greatest magnitude ...

The Board of Treasury, on the motion of the Honorable Mr. Howell, of the 8th July instant, beg leave to report : that the settlement of the accounts of the several states with the United States, is in their opinion an object of the greatest magnitude ...

Catalogue Mr. Miller. Having declined his business of modelling in wax, casting in plaster of paris &c. in favour of another business, (that of gold beating) will on Friday the 28th instant, at 10 o'clock opposite the Theatre, Chestnut above Six