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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.

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.

[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

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.

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

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

Relating to Patrick Henry's rebellious practices, May 6, 1775.

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.

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

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.

[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.

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

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

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

Characteristick[sic] Chicasan head
[Candidacy announcement of Henry Brevoort, 1775]

[Candidacy announcement of Henry Brevoort, 1775]

Revolutionary War period broadside - no illus.

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.

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.

Nakamura nakazō

Nakamura nakazō

Print shows Nakamura Nakazo, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding sword in right hand.

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

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.