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Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial Congress, in order that the duration of their power might be limited to a short period, did, by their resolve dated the 10th day of October last, and inserted in the publick n

In Council. Watertown, August 23, 1775. Resolved, that the assessors of each town and district, in this colony, for the present year, be required, so far as in their power to exhibit to this court, on the second Tuesday of its next sitting the s

Philadelphia, July 23, 1779; To the public Fortunately we have preserved the original letter sent to our late chairman by the chairman of the city committee, and have it therefore in our power to prove, as it is a piece of justice due to ourselv

Thomas Jefferson to John Paradise, August 6, 1788, Sent with Draft of Power of Attorney

In the House of Delegates. December 15, 1789. Resolved, that the Executive be requested to take the most effectual means in their power to prevent the employment of unnecessary guards over the prisoners ... and to enforce upon the courts of the

To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holding th prepondrence of power; or, Bounaparte's threat, is most humbly inscribed, by E. Sanders

Thomas Jefferson to Francis W. Gilmer, April 26, 1824. Copy of the Power of Attorney.

Proclamation by the mayor. Whereas, by an act of Congress, entitled "An act to incorporate the inhabitants of the City of Washington, and to repeall all acts heretofore passed for that purpose," approved the 15th May, 1820," full power and autho

To the ladies of Columbus. The late excitement in the Indian nation, having compelled the unfortunate inhabitants to abondon their homes, in such haste as to deprive them of the power of furnishing themselves with the necessities of life- and we

Notice at the next regular meeting of the Upper Alton lyceum, to be held on Tuesday Evening, Feb. 11, at the Seminary Hall, the following questions, by order of the Society, will come up for debate: - "Has Congress power to abolish slavery in th

Circular. Dear Sir: With this Circular you will receive a copy of the "Letters of Junius," which were written in order to expose to the people some of the frauds practiced upon them by officers in power ... Wm. R. Dickerson. Clayton, Pr. 76 S. T

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites, for office, and political power. [1842?].

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites for office and political power

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.

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window showing St Andrew with shield; Power as crenellated shield with turreted tower; and St Peter with key]

Rockwell & rollins. steam power printers and stereotypers, 122 Washington Street. Boston [186?].

Unknown. “A.W.H.” to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, November 10, 1860 (Guard life against Slave Power)

The danger and the remedy. The excitement so wide spread and deeply seated in the South arises in a great degree from a sense of insecurity. While the slaveholding states maintained an equal power in the Senate, they could submit to much that wa

The despotism at Richmond. The Confederate loan in England. The slave power and its supporters. [From the London Daily News, March 20.] [1862].

Proclamation. Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United States, it is provided that the President "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences against the United States, except in cases of impeachment:" and whereas a reb

The true issue. The aim of slavery has ever been to obtain the balance of power, to control legislation, and to make the national government auxiliary to its purpose ... [Three songs] [n. p. 1864].

Emancipation. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves … shall be free!

The power of fashion - Defiance Cigar Manufactory - D.H.

The greatest blessing of the age! Prof. Kayton's great remedy for pains and aches: The oil of life! ... Savannah, Ga. Power press, E. J. Purse. [c. 1869].

The American horse show. Power, action, speed & beauty

Female suffrage - wouldn't it put too much power into the hands of Brigham Young, and his tribe? [cartoon showing Brigham Young leading parade of women carrying babies]

Thou gracious power, whose mercy lends ... Jan. 6th, 1869.

It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum") / Th. Nast.

Woman suffrage. Legal opinion by W. D. Wallace, Esq., upon the power of the legislature to authorize women to vote for presidential electors ... Lafayette, Ind. 1881.

U.S. Reports: Ottawa v. Carey, 108 U.S. 110 (1883)

Arbitration is the true balance of power. Puck: "Don't meddle with the hands, gentlemen - this pendulum is the only thing to regulate that clock!" / J. Keppler.

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

"The Power of Suggestion"

"The Power of Suggestion"

Threshing crew shown using horse and mule power in threshing alfalfa, Custer County, Nebraska.

Threshing crew shown using horse power to thresh wheat, Custer County, Nebraska

Threshing crew shown using horse power to thresh wheat, Custer County, Nebraska

Threshing crew shown using horse and mule power in threshing alfalfa, Custer County, Nebraska.

The sales lady : her power over men

Threshing by horse power in Custer County, Nebraska

Interior of power house, Sault Ste. Marie

[Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., the locks and power house]

[Illustration demonstrating that the efficiency of a power cycle depends on the temperature in an engine]

Power house of Great Southern Hotel, Gulfport, Miss.

The Power house, Water Works Park, Detroit

A portion of interior of Boston and Great Falls Electric Light and Power Co.'s station, showing water wheels

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

Threshing at the George W. Butcher farm using horse power, Custer County, Nebraska

The see-saw nations--The Anglo-Saxons balance of power / Victor Gillam.

Threshing at the George W. Butcher farm using horse power, Custer County, Nebraska

[Street scene showing buildings and power lines in Georgia]

[Steel boat, power launch]

Economy Light & Power Co.'s canal, Joliet, Ill's.

[Mount Beacon Casino and power house, Fishkill-on-the-Hudson, N.Y.]

Dam of the Utica Light and Power Co., Trenton chasm, N.Y.

Miss. River Power Plant, Keokuk

Measuring engine power by electricity

Instruments inside Marconi power station, Nantucket, Mass.

Power houses, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

[Steel boat, power launch]

Tower and power house

Miss. River Power Plant, Keokuk Gallery, of Dam

Hydraulic power mining

Keokuk - Miss. River Power Plant

Power house, Chicago Drainage Canal, Lockport, Ill.

Interior of Machinery Hall--motive power machines--Exposition of 1900, Paris, France

Miss. River Power Plant, Keokuk

Miss. River Power Plant - Dam & Spillway

Miss. River Power Plant, Keokuk

Panorama of Galveston power house /

Ithaca Falls Gorge near power house, Ithaca

Miss. River Power Plant, Keokuk - Placing Concrete in Wall

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

Canal from end of rock cut, Michigan Lake Superior Power Co., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Power house, National Cash Register [Company], Dayton, O[hio]

Front entrance to power house, National Cash Register [Company], Dayton, O[hio]

Controlling gates of canal, Michigan Lake Superior Power Co., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Canal and power house, Michigan Lake Superior Power Co., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Turbines, Lake Superior Power Co. Plant, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Power house with canal, Michigan Lake Superior Power Co., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

[Power house of Great Southern Hotel, Gulfport, Miss.]

[Union Station, Washington, D.C.] [Power House and Inspectors Building, ca. 1905]

Thebes, from the north - on the site of ancient glory and power, Greece

W.F. Kincade threshing with horse power near Amherst, Buffalo County, Nebraska.

The power behind the scare-crow / J.S. Pughe.

J.C. Power, Miller, Buffalo County, Nebraska.

Power house of Great Southern Hotel, Gulfport, Miss.

[Baltimore fire, 1904] Interior, Electric Ry. Power House

You have been very successful with the girls -- what's your rule in making love to one? : I have no set rule : I merely try, with all the power there is in me, to make as big an ass of myself as possible

The overshot wheel furnishing power for grinding, and the picturesque aqueduct bringing water from the mountains, Mona Sugar Estate, Jamaica

Palace of Machinery, the Exposition home of force and power, covering 12 acres and costing $510,000, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Dedicated to the power that moves the world, Electricity Building fom Festival Hall, World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo.

Power boats at Put-in-Bay

[Alternators made in Budapest, Hungary, in the power generating hall of a hydroelectric station in Iolotan on the Murghab River]

POWER, TYRON

[Alternators made in Budapest, Hungary, in the power generating hall of a hydroelectric station in Iolotan on the Murghab River]

POWER, TYRON

Four power Pacific Treaty (first page)

Sartori in A[lfred] G[wynne] Vanderbilt's 250 horse power auto