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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

The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, a...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Longitude west from London." Shows township and county boundaries. Includes historical notes and insets of "A chart of the mouth of Hudson's R... more

Nidaime bandō mitsugorō

Nidaime bandō mitsugorō

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

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

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode ...

Scale 1:253,440; 4 statute miles to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of N... 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

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 of 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. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.... more

A map of the British colonies in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations,

A map of the British colonies in North America, with the roads, distan...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Fourth ed. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 43 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those c... more

Kudanme

Kudanme

Print shows Tonase holding a sword, standing behind her step-daughter Konami on a veranda as Honzō walks by, disguised as a traveling monk, wearing a beehive-shaped basket over his head and playing a recorder. ... 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

A chart of the harbour of Boston

A chart of the harbour of Boston

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

A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina /

A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole prov...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in F... more

Boston & harbour.

Boston & harbour.

Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Availabl... more

The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands /

The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Fl...

Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictorial map. Appears in: The North American Atlas / William Faden. London... more

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

Print shows title page illustration of a female figure, representing America, sitting amidst implements of war. Title from item. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania magazine: or, American monthly museum. Philadelphia :... more

A correct view of the late battle at Charlestown : June 17th, 1775 /

A correct view of the late battle at Charlestown : June 17th, 1775 /

Shows troops in action, British ships, and the village of Charleston. Bird's-eye-view. Exhibited in G&M exhibit, May 1975. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville improved with the English surveys made since the peace.

North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville improved with the Engli...

Scale ca. 1:6,350,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "West longitude from London." Shows area east of Louisiana. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 30 From Thomas Jefferys' American atlas. 1776. No.... more

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

By his Excellency the Right Hon. John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice admiral of the same: A proclamation. Virginia, to wit. Whereas I have been informed that a cert

By his Excellency the Right Hon. John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's L...

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 13d.

Committee- Chamber, New-York, April 28, 1775 Gentlemen. The distressed and alarming situation of our Country, occasioned by the sanguinary measures adopted by the British ministry, (to enforce which, the sword has been actually drawn against our

Committee- Chamber, New-York, April 28, 1775 Gentlemen. The distressed...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Apr 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 10.

Head-Quarters, Cambridge, November 1775. The generals flatter themselves that the new establishment of the army will not be less agreeable to the men in general, than it is calculated for action and economy … [An address to the soldiers.] [Cambr

Head-Quarters, Cambridge, November 1775. The generals flatter themselv...

Ford 1835.; Evans 14556.; 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. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3... more

Committee-Chamber, New York 1st May, 1775. Whereas it appears by the public papers, that all exportation from Philadelphia to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, Georgia, and Newfoundland, or any part of the fishing coasts, or fishing islands, is suspended; an

Committee-Chamber, New York 1st May, 1775. Whereas it appears by the p...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; May 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 18.

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

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

An act to restrain the sending of provisions to Cape-Breton, or any other French port or settlement, on the Continent of North America, or Islands night or adjacent thereto. [New York: Printed by James Parker, 1755].

An act to restrain the sending of provisions to Cape-Breton, or any ot...

Evans 7509.; On verso: New York Acts 19 Feb 1755. 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... more

Fresh advices from the American army. Camp at Cambridge, May 28, 1775. Yesterday a party from the United American army was ordered to take the cattle, hay, &c. from Noddle's and Hog Islands ... [Providence] Printed by J. Carter. [1775].

Fresh advices from the American army. Camp at Cambridge, May 28, 1775....

Evans 14045.; 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 164, Folder 10.

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

Prospect Hill. Bunker’s Hill. I. Seven dollars a month. - - I. Three pence a day. II. Fresh provisions, and in plenty. - - II. Rotten salt pork. III. Health. - - - - III. The scurvy. IV. Freedom, ease, affluence and a good farm. IV. Slavery, beg

Prospect Hill. Bunker’s Hill. I. Seven dollars a month. - - I. Three p...

Propaganda hand bills.; 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 Collec... 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 citizens of New-York. December 30, 1775. Fellow-Citizens. The design of electing a new Assembly at this time, is plainly to distract your attention ... [Signed] A poor Man. [blank] [New York, 1775].

To the citizens of New-York. December 30, 1775. Fellow-Citizens. The d...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Dec 30, 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 41.

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United Colonies of America, to serve from the date hereof until the fifteenth day of January next, if the service requires it; and each one of us do engage to furnis

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

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 36.

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

To the inhabitants of New York, and all the British Colonies, New-York, 20th April 1775. The following very interesting accounts were yesterday received by the Snow Gen Johnson Capt. Dean, in 31 days from England ... [New York 1775].

To the inhabitants of New York, and all the British Colonies, New-York...

Imprint 2. 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 4.

In Provincial congress. New Hampshire, August 25th 1775. Whereas it is necessary that an exact account of all the inhabitants of this Colony should be taken, in order to be transmitted to the Congress of the United American colonies; therefore r

In Provincial congress. New Hampshire, August 25th 1775. Whereas it is...

Imperfect. part wanting.; Imprint 3.; 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; Portfoli... more

To the respectable inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fellow Citizens! [On trade and representation in the next Congress] By order of the Committee. Isaac Low, Chairman. New York, 29th March, 1775 [New York: Printed by J

To the respectable inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Fri...

Evans 14320.; Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Mch 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; Portfo... more

New-York, April 27, 1775. To the public. As many publications have appeared from my press which have given offense to the colonies, and particularly to many of my fellow citizens, I am therefore led, by a most sincere regard for their favourable

New-York, April 27, 1775. To the public. As many publications have app...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Apr 27, 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 8.

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

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

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.

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.

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the following worthy gentlemen, to represent this colony at the general Congress, to be held at Philadelphia, on the 10th of May next ... The friends to liberty, in testimony of

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the...

Evans 14416.; On verso: Apr 22, 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 4a.

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

Thomas Jefferson, 1775, Summary of British Armaments Act
[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

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp.

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp...

Print shows two men manipulating a large wooden device with pulleys and a large basket attached for the rescue of persons from burning buildings. Title from related article in The Pennsylvania Magazine. For the... more

Miss V-gh-n [and] the American hero

Miss V-gh-n [and] the American hero

Print shows cameo portraits of an American woman, Miss Vaughan and William Howe. Title from item. Illus. in: The town and country magazine, or, Universal repository of knowledge, instruction, and entertainment.... 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

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.

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.

[Public apology by Robt. & John Murray, NY, 1775]

[Public apology by Robt. & John Murray, NY, 1775]

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; B.I.

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.

Ōkanaya uchi suminoto

Ōkanaya uchi suminoto

Print shows Suminoto of the Okana-ya, a courtesan, full-length, seated, facing left, with two apprentices combing her hair. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... more

Onoe tamizō

Onoe tamizō

Print shows the actor Onoe Tamizō, full-length portrait, standing, facing right in an onnagata role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006.... more

Characteristick[sic] Chicasan head

Characteristick[sic] Chicasan head

Chickasaw Indian bust. Illus. in: Bernard Romans' A Concise Natural History of East and West Florida... (1775), opposite page 59. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4391 H. This record contains unverified, old data from c... more

New-York, Sunday 23d April, 1775. The following interesting advices, were this day received here, by two vessels from Newport, and by an express by land [The first news of the battle of Lexington and Concord] [New York, 1775].

New-York, Sunday 23d April, 1775. The following interesting advices, w...

Battle of Lexington and Concord.; Imprint 2.; On verso: Apr 23, 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 C... more

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the selectmen of each town in this Colony be, and hereby are directed to furnish each non-commissioned officer and private soldier that shall be inlisted in the province service, f

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the s...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Evans 14228. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 du... more

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

Late advices from London. London. Proceedings in the Lower house of as...

Photographic copy.; Not in Evans.; 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

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, January 31, 1775. Yesterday a vessel arriv’d at Marblehead from Falmouth, in which, London papers were brought to the 12th of December, which were immediately sent to the Committee of correspondence of this town, containing. The King’s s

Boston, January 31, 1775. Yesterday a vessel arriv’d at Marblehead fro...

Photographic reproduction.; 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 duplica... more

An association, proposed to the loyal citizens. Agreeable to the proclamation issued by His Excellency the Honorable Major-General William Howe, Commander in chief of His Majesty’s forces, &c. &c. &c. We his Majesty’s loyal subjects of the Town

An association, proposed to the loyal citizens. Agreeable to the procl...

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 35.

To the military officers, select-men, and Committee of correspondence in the town of [blank] Gentlemen, Your are hereby most earnestly requested to procure the execution of the subsequent resolve with the greatest possible expedition. In Provinc

To the military officers, select-men, and Committee of correspondence ...

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

To the public. Being informed that many of out Fellow-Citizens entertain apprehensions that we may continue as usual to transact trade and business in this city, by which means they fear there will be continual infractions of the association: we

To the public. Being informed that many of out Fellow-Citizens enterta...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Mch 18, 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 23.

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

In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous mu...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; 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

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

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

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

Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial ...

Imprint 3.; 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 39.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

New-York, Committee Chamber, 29th May, 1775. Whereas the public service of the Colony may render large supplies of the following articles absolutely necessary ... [Ten articles of supply not to be disposed of, and requiring report of quantity on

New-York, Committee Chamber, 29th May, 1775. Whereas the public servic...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; May 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 22.

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.

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

A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775,

A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775,

Scale ca. 1:12,000. Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin: The following description of the action near Boston, on the 17th of June, is taken from a letter written by General Burgoyne to his nephew Lord Sta... more

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications... more

[An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontier, shewing in a distinct manner all the mounta]ins, 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 fronti...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Imperfect: Part of title wanting. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca... more

A plan of the island of St. John with the divisions of the counties, parishes, & the lots as granted by government, likewise the soundings round the coast and harbours.

A plan of the island of St. John with the divisions of the counties, p...

Scale ca. 1:260,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes table of administrative divisions and inset of "Gulf of St. Lawrence." Available also through th... more

The congress or the necessary politicians

The congress or the necessary politicians

Print shows two men sitting in a privy, one uses pieces of the "Resolution[s] of the [C]ongress" to clean himself, while the other intently reads "P[amphlet En]titled Taxation [No] Tir[anny]", suggesting that w... 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

[Candidacy announcement of Henry Brevoort, 1775]

[Candidacy announcement of Henry Brevoort, 1775]

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; BI.

[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.

Sold by J. Williams, No. 39, Fleet-Street Price six-pence. The scotch butchery a well executed print. Boston, 1775.

Sold by J. Williams, No. 39, Fleet-Street Price six-pence. The scotch ...

Positive Photostat.; The Scotch butchery.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford.; Advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Pr... more

A dose for the Tories, come hither brother tradesman  ...

A dose for the Tories, come hither brother tradesman ...

Poem. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

Nakamura nakazō

Nakamura nakazō

Print shows Nakamura Nakazo, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding sword in right hand. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... 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)

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