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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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. N...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 38, Folder 8a.; Imprint 2. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 38, Folder 8a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pa... more

To the Free-Holders of New-Town. My friends and fellow-townsmen! We are now called upon to oppose the encroachments, which, for some time past, have been made upon our rights and liberty .... [Signed] A New-Town free holder. Newton, April 2d, 17

To the Free-Holders of New-Town. My friends and fellow-townsmen! We ar...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Apr 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 1.

The Russian discoveries from the map published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg.

The Russian discoveries from the map published by the Imperial Academy...

"Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map and Printseller..." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Congress, we have proportioned thirteen thousand coats on all the towns and districts in this Colony, excepting Boston and Charlestown; and have inclosued you the proportion, with

Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Cong...

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

Long Island open on the north side of Nicks Mate Island

Long Island open on the north side of Nicks Mate Island

Print shows islands (Long Island Head, Gallop Island, and Nix's Mate) in Boston Harbor and a distant view, on the right, of Boston. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the... more

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

In Council. Watertown, August 23, 1775. Resolved, that the assessors o...

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

Ecce homo / B-b-y.

Ecce homo / B-b-y.

Print shows an enraged, wild-eyed and possibly demented man, identified (in the British Museum CPPS) as William Austin, violently reviling "Damn your foolish caricatures" posted in the window of Matthew Darly's... 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

Carte réduite des îles Antilles : au nord du 13me. degré de latitude ; Carte réduite des debouquements de St. Domingue /

Carte réduite des îles Antilles : au nord du 13me. degré de latitude ;...

Scale ca. 1:1,250,000 and ca. 1:1,300,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris pris à la Observatoire." Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "Dressé... more

Characteristick [sic] Chactan Busts

Characteristick [sic] Chactan Busts

Choctaw Indians. Illus. in: Bernard Romans, A Concise Natural History of East and West Florida (1775), opposite page 82. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4391 H. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

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

The Head of--an alderman finished by cupid

The Head of--an alderman finished by cupid

Political cartoon showing man being amorous to woman stopped while making painting of another man which is being finished by cupid hovering above the painting. Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection ... 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 dose for the tories [10 stanzas of verse] [blank] Ireland Printed: America R.-printed in the year MDCCLXXV.

A dose for the tories [10 stanzas of verse] [blank] Ireland Printed: A...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; 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 108, Folder 42.

[Battle of Bunker Hill.

[Battle of Bunker Hill.

Scale ca. 1:3,900. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military interest in different ha... more

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

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 Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas the hostile incursions this country is exposed to, and the frequent alarms we may expect from the military operations of our enemies, make it necessary that the good people of this colo

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas the hostil...

Photographic copy. 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, Folder 1... 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

To the freeholders and freemen of New-York. My dear countrymen. December 29, 1775. I have good reason to assure you that there is a scheme in agitation to surprise and confound you in a matter of the last importance - the election of members for

To the freeholders and freemen of New-York. My dear countrymen. Decemb...

On verso: S; Dec 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 40.

A view of the country towards Dorchester, taken from the advanced works on Boston Neck

A view of the country towards Dorchester, taken from the advanced work...

Print shows open countryside looking toward Dorchester, Massachusetts, with soldiers in redoubt on the left. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Br... more

[Title page, with no illus., for Abraham Swan's, The British architect]

[Title page, with no illus., for Abraham Swan's, The British architect...

Illus. in: Abraham Swan, The British architect: or, The builder's treasury of staircases. Philadelphia, Printed for R. Bell by J. Norman, 1775, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old da... more

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army / B. Romans.

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army...

Print with legend shows and identifies several locations in the vicinity of Boston, including John Hancock's house, Beacon Hill, the British encampment on McHill, and a blockhouse. Title from item. Illus. on ma... more

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

To His Excellency William Tryon, Esq; Sir As you have been pleased to ...

Evans 14486.; On verso: S; Dec. 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 46a.

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

New York, 1775. Sir, The independent company of free citizens, of whic...

Not in Evans.; On verso: ap 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 14b.

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.

[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.

[Request for military provisions, N.Y. May 29, 1775]

[Request for military provisions, N.Y. May 29, 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.

[Title page, with no illus.]

[Title page, with no illus.]

Illus. in: John Wesley, A calm address to our American colonies, London, R. Wawes, 1775. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card traci... more

Virtual representation, 1775

Virtual representation, 1775

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 paraphrase on the second epistle of John, the Round-head, to James, Prolocutor of the Rump-Parliament, in a liberal manner … [Boston? Hills and Hicks? 1775].

A paraphrase on the second epistle of John, the Round-head, to James, ...

Photocopy (negative) made in 1938.; Text of a letter from John Adams to James Warren, July 24, 1775, with satirical commentary.; I. Adams, John, Pres, U. S., 1735-1826.; Original in possession of Louis Gendron,... more

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare of our country again induces us to urge your exertions in sending to the magazine in this place, what can be procured of the following articles, salt pork, beans, peas, vinega

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in 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 Printed Eph... more

[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

Scale ca. 1:4,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward ... more

"Instructions for the inlisting of men" ...In Provincial Congress at New-York, June 20, 1775

"Instructions for the inlisting of men" ...In Provincial Congress at N...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Broadsides; NY History; US Hist.; Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

Yūjo zu

Yūjo zu

Print shows a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing right.

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition...

Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Imperfect. Lower right section missing. Parts of upper right section torn away. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of... more

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. To the several town of the County of Hampshire, on the easterly side of Connecticut River, and the towns in the County of Worcester. This congress taking into their most serious consideration the

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. To the several town ...

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

A petition to the Honourable the Committee of safety for the Colony of New-York. We the subscribers, inhabitants of said colony, humbly beg leave to represent that the unhappy contest which has long subsisted between Great Britain and the Americ

A petition to the Honourable the Committee of safety for the Colony of...

Evans 14384.; On verso: S; 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 45.

Yotsumeya uchi kinshū

Yotsumeya uchi kinshū

Print shows Kinshū of Yotsumei-ya, a courtesan, full-length, facing right, with several hairpins and wearing geta, walking with two apprentices. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... more

At a council, held at the Palace, May 2, 1775. Present his Excellency the Governor, Thomas Nelson Ricard Corein, William Byrd, Ralph Wormeley, Junior, John Camm, clerk, and John Page Esquire, The Governor was pleased to address himself to the bo

At a council, held at the Palace, May 2, 1775. Present his Excellency ...

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 13c.

To the public. The crisis being deemed by the Parliament of England a libel, and consequently ordered to be burnt by the hands of the common hangman, on the copies arriving in this Province, Mr. Murray, late of the Kingdom of Ireland, who has di

To the public. The crisis being deemed by the Parliament of England a ...

Evans 14512. 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 46.

Recantations of Robert Hooper, John Pedrick, Robert Hooper, Jun, George M’Call, Richard Reed and Henry Sanders In Committee of Sayety. Cambridge, May 4, 1775 … Printed and sold in Queen Street [1775].

Recantations of Robert Hooper, John Pedrick, Robert Hooper, Jun, Georg...

Photographic reproduction.; 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 ... more

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.

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. Titl... more

Cambridge 21st August 1775. Wanted for the Continental Army ...

Cambridge 21st August 1775. Wanted for the Continental Army ...

Public requisition of supplies, including bricks, firewood, lumber, charcoal, hay, straw, corn, oats, shovels, spades, pickaxes, handsaws, and lime. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A. This record contains unve... 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

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Print shows Somenosuke of Matsuba-ya, a courtesan, full-length, seated, facing right, with an apprentice helping her put on a kimono. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Ed... more

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 15, 1775 … Resolved that it be and hereby is recommended to the good people of this colony, of all denominations, that Thursday the eleventh day of May next be set apart as a day of public humiliation, fast

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 15, 1775 … Resolved that it be ...

Imprint 3.; Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 7.

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke

Print shows Somenosuke, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with two attendants/trainees.

New York, June 24th, 1775. Last night arrived an express from the Provincial camp near Boston, with the following interesting account of an engagement, at Charlestown, between about Three thousand of the King's regular forces, and about half the

New York, June 24th, 1775. Last night arrived an express from the Prov...

Copy 1 is a positive Photostat; Copy 2 is a negative Photostat.; Gift Albert C. Red 3-19-43; Rec. R. B. 6-18-43.; On verso, Copy 1: Gift Albert C. Read, Mar. 19, 1943. Available also through the Library of Con... more

Address to the soldiers. Gentlemen. You are about to embark for America, to compel your fellow subjects there to submit to popery and slavery. It is the glory of the British soldier, that he is the defender, not the destroyer, of the civil and r

Address to the soldiers. Gentlemen. You are about to embark for Americ...

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; Portfolio 38, Fold... more

Ichimuraza no mae no iroko

Ichimuraza no mae no iroko

Print shows two young men dreaming about acting at the theater.

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