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La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /

[Sir Samuel Argall with the Eichodomine Indians, Virginia, 161-]

Haklvytvs posthumus, or, Pvrchas his Pilgrimes : contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells /

Haklvytvs posthumus, or, Pvrchas his Pilgrimes : contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells /

Haklvytvs posthumus, or, Pvrchas his Pilgrimes : contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells /

Haklvytvs posthumus, or, Pvrchas his Pilgrimes : contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells /

Haklvytvs posthumus, or, Pvrchas his Pilgrimes : contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells /

Haklvytvs posthumus, or, Pvrchas his Pilgrimes : contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells /

Haklvytvs posthumus, or, Pvrchas his Pilgrimes : contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells /

Two addresses from the Governour, council and convention of the Massachusets Colony assembled at Boston in New-England. Presented to his majesty, at Hampton-Court, August 7, 1689. By Sir Henry Ashurst Baronet.

[Title page and page opposite inscribed by John Evelyn to Sir Christopher Wren, of John Evelyn's Acetaria, a Discourse of Sallets. 1699]

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Catalonian pilgrim

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology staying for the remarkables of your place, and the composer being unwilling to send it to the press without them, that so the work may be as compleat as possible --- You are theref

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

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.].

By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; Captain-General and Governour in chief in and over the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. To [blank] Sir, As you have received beating-orders from me to enlist men into His Majesty’s service

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Sir Wm. Johnson's son / Huteu(?) fecit.

Sir Isaac Newton

Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the English commanded by the Earl of Albemarle General and Sir George Pococke K.B. Admiral /

The following piece, which was desired to be inserted in the New-York Journal of this day, December 24, 1772, but omitted for want of room, will be inserted next week. To the printer of the New York Journal. Sir. The approaching anniversary fest

Shah Allum in distress

Boston, April 20th, 1773. Sir. The efforts made by the legislative of this province in their last session to free themselves from slavery gave us, who are in that deplorable state a high degree of satisfaction. We expect great things from men wh

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, December 6, 1774. Resolved, that the following address be presented to the several ministers of the gospel in this Province. Reverend Sir. When we contemplate the friendship and assistance, our ancestors the fi

An express just arrived from General Washington. Camp at Cambridge. Oct. 24, 1775. Sir. The inclosed information being of the highest importance, I thought it proper to transmit it to you with all dispatch. I am Sir Your obedient servant George

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. New York, April 19, 1775. My dear Sir. Yesterday Capt. Coupar arrived from London; Rivington I conclude will have all the news in his paper, but for fear you should not get his

To His Excellency William Tryon, Esq; Sir As you have been pleased to address yourself, in a public manner, to the inhabitants of this province, at large, an apology can hardly be necessary for the freedom I use in conveying my sentiments to you

New York, 1775. Sir, The independent company of free citizens, of which you are a member, are to meet this day at [blank] o'clock in the Brick-meeting yard; at which time and place, properly armed and accoutred, you will be pleased to give your

Ship Dutchess of Gordon, Off New York, 18th Dec. 1775. Sir, I lose no time in transmitting to you herewith, a letter I this morning received from Captain Parker, of his Majesty's Ship Phoenix, communicating certain instructions he has received f

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, inscrib'd to His Excellency, Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath: Captain General and Governor of the province of Quebec: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in the said province, and frontiers thereof. &c. &c. &c.,

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

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General Washington from the 12th of October to the 28th of November 1776, wherein is particularly distinguished the engagement on the White Plains the 28th of October.

In Council of Safety, Philadelphia, November 16th, 1776. Sir. The fleet which sailed from New-York and took its course to the Southward with the appearance of a design to enter this River, after keeping that course for some time suddenly altered

In Council of Safety, Philadelphia, November 16th, 1776. Sir. The fleet which sailed from New-York and took its course to the Southward with the appearance of a design to enter this River, after keeping that course for some time suddenly altered

In Provincial Congress, New-York, March 4th, 1776. Sir. This accompanies the resolves of Congress, requesting you to hold your regiment in readiness to march at a moment's warning .... [Followed by] In Provincial Congress. New York, March 4th, 1

A Plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charlestown, in South Carolina, on the 28th. of June 1776. By His Majesty's squadron, commanded by Sir Peter Parker. By an officer on the spot.

Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief of New Yorck and its dependencies.

Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1776. This morning Congress received the following letter from General Washington. Head-Quarters, Nowtown, 27th Dec. 1776. Sir I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed ag

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a company to consist of [blank] able bodied and effective men (including officers) as soldiers in the Massachusetts service, for the defence of the sea coast in this Colony, agreeabl

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation. Whereas unrestrained liberty of landing or bringing into this Cityrum, brandy and other spirituous liquors, for sale, may be attended with

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c &c Proclamation [That punishment will be inflicted on anyone taking property unwarrantedly, offering it for sale or purchasing from soldiers] Given under my h

Philadelphia, December 8, 1777. Regulations under which the inhabitants may purchase the enumerated articles, mentioned in the proclamation of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief. &C. &c. &c ... By order of His

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation. Whereas unrestrained liberty of landing or bringing into this Cityrum, brandy and other spirituous liquors, for sale, may be attended with

Declaration by Sir William Howe, Commander in Chief of the British forces. Sir William regrets the calamities .... August 27, 1777.

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation [Requiring all persons who are or have been aiding the rebellion in Pennsylvania to take the oath of allegiance before the 25th day of Octo

Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the army under the command of General Sir William Howe.

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. proclamation [Modifying his proclamation of December 4th] Given under my hand at Headquarters, in Philadelphia, this eighteenth day of December, 1777. W How

A plan of the attacks against Fort Miflin on Mud Island which surrendered 16th, November 1777 to the Kings troops under the command of the honorable Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief &c., &c.

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c &c Proclamation [That punishment will be inflicted on anyone taking property unwarrantedly, offering it for sale or purchasing from soldiers] Given under my h

A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city 26th. September 1777, comprehending likewise the attacks against Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, and until it's reduction, 16th November 1777.

Philadelphia, December 8, 1777. Regulations under which the inhabitants may purchase the enumerated articles, mentioned in the proclamation of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief. &C. &c. &c ... By order of His

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. proclamation [Modifying his proclamation of December 4th] Given under my hand at Headquarters, in Philadelphia, this eighteenth day of December, 1777. W How

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation [Requiring all persons who are or have been aiding the rebellion in Pennsylvania to take the oath of allegiance before the 25th day of Octo

Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the Army under the command of Genl. Sir Willm. Howe.

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William, Howe, K.B. General and Commander in Chief &c. &c. Proclamation [Enjoining the cutting of wood south of the city, as necessary for the use of the British soldiers] Given under my hand at Philadelphia

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation Whereas the cart ways of the several paved streets, lanes, and alleys within the city of Philadelphia and its suburbs ... are much

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and the advanced corps of the rebel army, June 28th. 1778. Sketch of Middle Town.

By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. All merchants and others having blankets and rugs of any kind whatever, are hereby ordered to bring in a true return of the same to the Barrack-Master

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. proclamation. I do hereby give notice to the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia and its Environs, it is the order of His Excellency, that

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation [Against taking by force provisions from well-affected subjects] Given under my hand at Philadelphia, this 23d day of March, in th

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and the advanc'd corps of the rebel army, June 28th. 1778. Sketch of Middle Town.

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl: Sir Henry Clinton and the advance corps of the rebel army, June 28, 1778,

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Whereas a considerable quantity of naval stores is known to be in this City [requiring the enumeration and prohibiting the sale, under penalty of forfei

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. Proclamation. All persons having waggons, carts, or teams of horses in their possession within the City of Philadelphia ... are hereby enjoined and

[Arms] By His Excellency, Sir Henry Clinton, K. B. General and Commander in Chief of all His Majesty's forces, within the Colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean, from Nova-Scotia to West-Florida, inclusive, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation. Whereas there

Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratchavit.

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

Providence, July 26, 1779. Sir By the annexed vote of the Town of Providence, you will perceive the anxious desire they possess of having the purposes therein expressed carried into execution. The absolute necessity of a common circulating mediu

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, under Sir George Collyer, against the division of Massachusetts troops acting against Fort Castine, August 1779; with full soundings up to the present site of Bangor.

[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

South-Carolina. By Sir Henry Clinton. Knight of the Bath, General of His Majesty's forces, and Mariot Arbuthnot, Esquire, Vice-admiral of the blue, his Majesty's commissioners to restore peace and good government in the several colonies in rebel

Mr. Doughty beheaded by order of Sir Francis Drake, at Port St. Julian, on the coast of Patagonia / Dodd delin. ; Goldar sculp.

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces in America

Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of His Excellence Sir Henry Clinton and under direction of ... Collonel Mount-Crieff as chief ingener, this town was surrendered with capitulation the 12. May 1780 after 6 weeks and 3 days siege.

In Council, March 30, 1781. Sir. The act of October 1780 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental army, allowed persons to exempt themselves from certain military duties, by enlisting a soldier after the first day

In Council, April 12, 1781. Sir. Having received an application from the Commanding officer to strengthen our army below, and being very unwilling to harrass the militia, more than shall be absolutely unavoidable we are in hopes an immediate and

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

By their Excellencies, Sir Henry Clinton ... General and Commander in chief of all his Majesty's forces, within the Colonies lying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida ... and Mariot Arbuthnot, ... Commander in chief of his Maj

In Council, March 26, 1781. Sir. I inclose you by express, three acts of the last session of Assembly for ascertaining the number of militia in the state; exempting artificers employed at iron works from militia duty, and remedying the incovenie

In Council. January 19, 1781. Sir. The invasion of our country by the enemy at the close of the late session of Assembly their pushing immediately to this place, the dispersion of the publick papers, which for the purpose of saving them necessar

The late auction at St. Eustatia - by R-- & V--

General Clinton

Wonders wonders wonders & wonders - dedicated to the wonderfull wonderfull wonderer

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons River, which were stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., on the 6th of Octr. 1777.

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick / Miller del. ; Birrell sculp.

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell.

Admiral Parker / Birrell sculp.

Admiral Hughes

Captain Asgill

Philadelphia. Sir. A respectable body of the citizens of Pennsylvania, conceiving the wealth and force of these states, would rise proportionably with the diminution of their demand for the commodies of other countries, and the supply of their w

Virginia, to wit: In General assembly, Friday, the 20th November 1788. Sir, The freemen of this Commonwealth in Convention assembled, having at the same time that they ratified the Federal constitution, expressed a desire that many parts which t

Thunder, lightning and smoke, or, the wind shifted from the north to the east

A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution society

Copy of a letter from the New-Paltz, in Ulster County, to Mr. C. C. in the City of New-York. Sir: Since I wrote you last, I have taken a tour through the southern part of our country [Regarding the campaign of Governor Clinton and John Jay] [Sig

Circular. Philadelphia. August 3, 1792. Sir. By the enclosed copy of the minutes of the proceedings of a general meeting of the Citizens of Philadelphia, you will preceive, that the Citizens are desirous to obtain information of the sense of the