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Virginia Colonial Safety Committee; Edmund Pendleton, et al to Thomas Jefferson, September 26, 1775, Printed Commission as Commander of the Albemarle County, Virginia, Militia

Virginia Colonial Safety Committee; Edmund Pendleton, et al to Thomas ...

Printed Commission as Commander of the Albemarle County, Virginia, Militia

Plan of the rebels works on Prospect-Hill. Plan of the rebels works on Winter-Hill.

Plan of the rebels works on Prospect-Hill. Plan of the rebels works on...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 917 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A chart of the harbour of Boston nautical chart

A chart of the harbour of Boston nautical chart

Scale ca. 1:24,500. Title from accompanying title page. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. Includes index entitled "... More

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right marg... More

N.B. The regulars, when in Concord, burnt the courthouse ...

N.B. The regulars, when in Concord, burnt the courthouse ...

Verso of broadside with news of the battles of Lexington & Concord. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Committee-Chamber, New York, May 12, 1775. Whereas the friends of liberty in the different confederated colonies on this Continent have taken great and just offence at the several publications from Mr. Rivingron's press; and his person and prope

Committee-Chamber, New York, May 12, 1775. Whereas the friends of libe...

On verso: S; May 12, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 20.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc., British Cartoon Print

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc., British Cartoon Print

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... More

Williamsburg, Saturday, April 29, 1775 ...

Williamsburg, Saturday, April 29, 1775 ...

News of the battles of Lexington & Concord. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

A sketch of the action between the British forces and the American provincials, on the heights of the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June 1775.

A sketch of the action between the British forces and the American pro...

Scale ca. 1:13,800. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for points of military interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-178... More

Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North A... More

Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775, at Charles Town, N. America.

Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775, at Charles Town, N....

Scale ca. 1:8,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 908 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster i... More

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservation of our country from slavery, depends under God on an effectual execution of the continental and provincial measures for that purpose. [Resolutions to secure compliance wit

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservat...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copie... More

His Majesty's most gracious speech to both houses of Parliament, on Friday, October 27, 1775 ... [New York? 1775].

His Majesty's most gracious speech to both houses of Parliament, on Fr...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; On verso: S; 15. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 38.

An humble address and exhortation to the Provincial general officers, and soldiers in Connecticut, June 1775. [s. l.]

An humble address and exhortation to the Provincial general officers, ...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3, Folder 34.

A genuine letter from a well-known patriot at St. James’s to his friend in Boston, relative to the present distracted state of American affairs. Dated London, November 28, 1774. [Boston? 1775].

A genuine letter from a well-known patriot at St. James’s to his frien...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Folder 34.

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay To [blank] Field officers of the [blank] Regiment of militia in the County of [blank] Greeting. You are hereby directed to fill up and deliver commissions to all such captains and subalterns, as have been elected

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay To [blank] Field officers of the [blan...

Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Fold... More

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants of this City, at the Liberty Pole, yesterday afternoon, the following nomination of deputies, to serve in Provincial Congress, were unanimously agreed to,

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great numbe...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; On verso: S. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 11.

In the Committee of Safety for the Colony of New-York, during the recess of the Provincial Congress, July 13th, 1775. Whereas information hath been given to this Committee, [Of wanton destruction of property, that guilty persons be punished as t

In the Committee of Safety for the Colony of New-York, during the rece...

Evans 14315; Imprint 3.; On verso, Copy 1: S; July 13, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed ... More

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

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fel...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Apr 15, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 2.

In council, December 1, 1775. Whereas it is of the utmost importance to the inhabitants of this Colony, as well as the American army, that the fortifications at Cambridge and Roxbury be effectually defended and his Excellency General Washington

In council, December 1, 1775. Whereas it is of the utmost importance t...

Positive Photostat.; Original in Washington papers Vol 21 no. 43 Mss. Div.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text... More

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

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant ...

Positive Photostat.; Bunker Hill, Battle of.; This item is a Photostat of Portfolio 38, Folder 19a.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pag... More

To his Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, hi Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice Admiral of the same: The humble address of the Council ... To which his Excellency was ple

To his Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, hi Majest...

In reply to the Governor's speech at the opening of the session June 1, 1775.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SG... More

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, November 2, 1775. Whereas by two reso...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

Robert Sayer - Jamaica, from the latest surveys.

Robert Sayer - Jamaica, from the latest surveys.

Scale ca. 1:495,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1930 Available also through the Library of Congres... More

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a British sailor and three large casks, and two ships in the harbor]

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a Britis...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The West-India atlas; or, A compendious description of the West-Indies: illustrated with 40 correct charts and maps, taken from actual surveys.... / Thomas Jefferys, G... More

By the lion & unicorn, dieu & mon droit ...

By the lion & unicorn, dieu & mon droit ...

Relating to Patrick Henry's rebellious practices, May 6, 1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

To the publick. I the subscriber, Abraham H. Van Vleck, of the City of New York, knowing I have committed a most atrocious crime against my country ... in shipping privisions to Nantrucket ... make a free and voluntary gift of the Sloop Henry an

To the publick. I the subscriber, Abraham H. Van Vleck, of the City of...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Aug 4, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 32.

To the freemen, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the City of New York. My friends, and fellow citizens. You cannot possibly be ignorant, that the inverate foes of America freedom (in this City) have for a long time past, been indefatigable

To the freemen, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the City of New ...

Title.; Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Jan 19, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 10... More

To all the good people of Virginia. [Williamsburg, 1775?] [Negative Photostat.].

To all the good people of Virginia. [Williamsburg, 1775?] [Negative Ph...

Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 178, Folder 17a.

Notification. All persons who are desirous of leaving the Town of Boston, are hereby called upon to give in their names to the Town-Major forthwith. By order of his Excellency the General. James Urquhart, Town-Major. Boston, 24th of July, 1775.

Notification. All persons who are desirous of leaving the Town of Bost...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the inhabitants of the plantations in this Colony, not incorporated, and some of the inhabitants of the neighbouring colonies, together with a number of the late inhabitants of the

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the i...

Photographic copy.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfol... More

Lord Camden's speech on the New-England fishery bill. Newport: Printed by S. Southwick [1775].

Lord Camden's speech on the New-England fishery bill. Newport: Printed...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 171, Folder 7.

To the freemen and freeholders of the EastWard of the City of New York. Gentlemen, Having had the honor or serving you for three years last past in the office of an assistant, [again offering himself for the office.] [Signed Henry Brevoort. New-

To the freemen and freeholders of the EastWard of the City of New York...

On verso: S; Sept 28, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 37.

Committee Chamber, New-York, April 29, 1775. Extract of the proceedings of the General Committee of observation. Resolved unanimously, That in the opinion of this Commitee, no violence or molestation should be offered to the troops now quartered

Committee Chamber, New-York, April 29, 1775. Extract of the proceeding...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Apr 29, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 13.

A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of April 1775, on his Majesty’s troops. By a number of the people of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. On Tuesday the 18th of April, about half past 10 at night, Lieutenant Colonel

A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of Apr...

Positive Photostat.; A British account of Battle of Lexington.; Battle of Lexington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Prin... More

Virginia Gazette (newspaper), February 4, 1775, Article on Speech by Chief Logan (Indian Warrior)

Virginia Gazette (newspaper), February 4, 1775, Article on Speech by C...

Article on Speech by Chief Logan (Indian Warrior)

A song. Composed by the British butchers, after the fight at Bunker-Hill on the 17th of June 1775. Boston Sold at the bile and Heart in Cornhill [1775].

A song. Composed by the British butchers, after the fight at Bunker-Hi...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Folder 18.

The following letter was some nights ago thrown in among the sons of Liberty. New-York, March 17th, 1775. Gentlemen. As there seems to be a great diversity of opinions among the friends of liberty in regard to the conduct which the inhabitants o

The following letter was some nights ago thrown in among the sons of L...

Sons of liberty.; Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Mch 17, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Po... More

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct ... More

A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England,

A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New E...

Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Inscribed: To the Right Honourable Sir Jeffery Amherst ... by his mos... More

Frontispiece - when fell debate & civil wars shall cease ...

Frontispiece - when fell debate & civil wars shall cease ...

Print shows an allegorical scene with three female figures, seated on the left is America, standing center, on clouds, is Peace holding an olive branch in her right hand raised toward an airy "Temple of Commerc... More

Virtual representation, 1775. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

Virtual representation, 1775. Book illustration from Library of Congre...

Print shows Lord Bute aiming a blunderbuss at a man representing colonial America; a member of Parliament, pointing at the American, tells Bute "I give you that man's money for my use", to which the American re... More

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

Print shows a man manipulating a large floating device with pulleys and a scoop attached, driven by horse-power, for dredging around docks and in rivers. Title from related article in The Pennsylvania Magazine.... More

To the citizens of New York, December 30, 1775 ...

To the citizens of New York, December 30, 1775 ...

Revolutionary War period broadside - no illus. Illus. in: Broadside Collection - Rare Book Division. No ref. copies. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: U.S. Hist. 177... More

[Page from 18th Century almanac: Astronomer looking at heavens through telescope, 1775]

[Page from 18th Century almanac: Astronomer looking at heavens through...

Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Map of the environs of Boston.

Map of the environs of Boston.

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. From The Remembrancer, 3d ed. 1775. Shows camp and lines of Generals Putnam, Ward, and Thomas and batteries and fortifications in the Boston area. A... More

Thomas Jefferson, 1775, Summary of British Armaments Act
Shinpan ukie shiba shinmeigū no zu

Shinpan ukie shiba shinmeigū no zu

Print shows people entering the Shiba Shinmei Shrine and on the streets and in shops around the shrine.

Hako chotin o motsu nidaime ichikawa monnosuke, Shunsh Katsukawa

Hako chotin o motsu nidaime ichikawa monnosuke, Shunsh Katsukawa

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one of a set of Hosoban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Ichimuraza no mae no iroko

Ichimuraza no mae no iroko

Print shows two young men dreaming about acting at the theater. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Forms p... More

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke, Isoda Koryūsai

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke, Isoda Koryūsai

Print shows Somenosuke, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with two attendants/trainees. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in... More

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

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

Print shows two cheval-de-frise and two buildings in the middle distance. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... More

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and ha... More

[Bunker Hill--rough sketch.

[Bunker Hill--rough sketch.

Scale not given. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows landing places, positions of British units, and "Rebels line of march." Available a... More

The plot discovered, communicated by letter from a worthy American patriot in London, to his friends in this Country, dated March 15, 1775. [New York? 1775].

The plot discovered, communicated by letter from a worthy American pat...

Evans 14408. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 107, Folder 26.

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, the Island of St. John’s Newfoundland, Georgia, except the Parish of St. John’s and to East and West Florida immediately cease … May 29 Resolved that no provisions

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, N...

Photographic copy.; Not in Ford or Evans.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Prin... More

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 publick. We the Committee, who were appointed by a large number...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Mch 24, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 107, Folder 24.

New-York, Committee- Chamber, 5th June, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Isaac Sears be nominated by this Committee for the approbation of the freeholders and freemen, of this city and county, to represent them in Provincial Congress in the room of Mr.

New-York, Committee- Chamber, 5th June, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Isaac...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; June 5, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 26.

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all offences committed by any of the soldiers rais’d for defence of the sea coast, shall be tried by a Court martial, consisting of the field officers of the regiment of militia wit

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all of...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection... More

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,

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for w...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copie... More

City of New-York. ss. Personally appeared before me Benjamin Blagge, one of his Majesty's justices of the Peace for the City and County of New-York, Isaac Sears, and Paschal N. Smith, of the said City, merchants, who being severally sworn, depos

City of New-York. ss. Personally appeared before me Benjamin Blagge, o...

Imprint.; Port of Boston. Closing.; On verso: S; Apr 17, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collecti... More

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 2, 1775. Whereas the supply ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephe... More

To the Citizens of Annapolis, Januarz 11, 1775. A hand-bill for the most infernal and dastardly purpose, of glutting private revenge with the sacrifice of a few individuals, is now industriously circulated in a particular part of this country ..

To the Citizens of Annapolis, Januarz 11, 1775. A hand-bill for the mo...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 28, Folder 4.

In council. November 7th, 1775. Whereas by an Act of this colony made in the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, intitled. An act impowering the courts of general sessions of the peace, within this colony to grant licences, to innho

In council. November 7th, 1775. Whereas by an Act of this colony made ...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

By the packet just arrived here and Captain Spain at Philadelphia from England, we have the following interesting advices ... Printed by J. Holt [1775].

By the packet just arrived here and Captain Spain at Philadelphia from...

E 211.B993.; Rbd 6ja48 1. unb.; On verso: A.M. 22 Ja '48; E211.B993 Rare Bk. Coll.; 0468G2 10N 47. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full tex... More

Cambridge, 21st August, 1775. Wanted for the Continental army. One million of bricks. Three thousand cords of fire wood. Two hundred thousand and bushels of charcoal. One hundred and fifty tons of English hay. Twelve hundred bushels of Indian co

Cambridge, 21st August, 1775. Wanted for the Continental army. One mil...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copi... More

Boston, May, [blank] 1775. Permit together with his family, consisting of persons, and [blank] effects to pass [blank] between sunrise and sunset. By order of his Excellency the Governor. No arms nor ammunition is allowed to pass.

Boston, May, [blank] 1775. Permit together with his family, consisting...

Photographic copy.; Military pass.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2... More

Ukie wakoku no keiseki shin-yoshiwara nakanochō no zu

Ukie wakoku no keiseki shin-yoshiwara nakanochō no zu

Print shows many people on the Nakanocho Boulevard at night near the gate to the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo, possibly during the lantern festival, with teahouses and shops lining the street.

A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, to Samuel Holland, Esqr., His Majesty's Surveyor General of Lands for the Northern District of North America,

A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orde...

Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings and color. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... More

To the people of America. Stop him! ... a traitor! ... Isaac Wilkins ... New-London, May 4, 1775

To the people of America. Stop him! ... a traitor! ... Isaac Wilkins ....

Revolutionary War period broadside - no illus. Illus. in: Illus. in: Broadside Collection - Rare Book Division. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: U.S. Hist. 1775; Br... More

[A Native American presents map to Europe?] / R.R. inv & fect.

[A Native American presents map to Europe?] / R.R. inv & fect.

Print shows the interior of a temple, a Native bowing on one knee and presenting a map to a female figure (Liberty?) sitting on a throne on a pedestal and holding a long staff topped with a liberty cap; a cheru... More

The grinning match, a humourous scene at a country fair

The grinning match, a humourous scene at a country fair

A man stands on a chair beneath a large, spreading tree on which a tri-corn hat hangs from a limb, his grinning face framed by a horse-collar, a woman and a man look on in the foreground, the man applauds, whil... More

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

Print shows a female figure holding staff topped with liberty cap, representing Liberty, standing over Tyranny in a pastoral setting.

An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

Print shows title page illustration of caricature of John Wesley as a fox in clerical robes. Title from item. Illus. in: An old fox tarr'd and feather'd / Augustus Montague Toplady. London : Printed for M. Lewi... More

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent...

Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hil... More

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada - view of the town &c of Montreal / Aitkin sc.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada...

Print shows map "Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada" on the Saint Lawrence River, with insert, after D. Pomarede (see no. 352), "View of the town &c of Montreal" which the fo... More

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

On Saturday next will be perform’d by a society of ladies and gentleme...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

To the public. Having already signed the association, recommended by the General Committee of New-York, voluntarily and freely; --- for the further satisfaction of the respectable public, I hereby declare, That is my unalterable resolution rigid

To the public. Having already signed the association, recommended by t...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; June 3, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 25.

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, June 27th, 1775. Resolved that there be immediately raised in the County of Essex, ten companies, to consist of fifty men each, officers included to be stationed upon the sea coast … In Provincial Congress June

In Provincial Congress, Watertown, June 27th, 1775. Resolved that ther...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection... More

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

An express just arrived from General Washington. Camp at Cambridge. Oc...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 14027. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 164, Folder 11.

[Resolve of non-violence toward British troops quartered in N.Y., Apr. 29, 1775]

[Resolve of non-violence toward British troops quartered in N.Y., Apr....

Revolutionary War period broadside - no illus. Illus. in: Broadside Collection - Rare Book Division. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: U.S. Hist. 1775; Broadsides; NYC.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Ho... More

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps... More

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