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Thomas Jefferson, 1779, Permit for Torriano to Travel While on Parole
[Title page of Experiments upon vegetables]

[Title page of Experiments upon vegetables]

Title page in: Experiments upon vegetables / Jan Ingenhousz. London : Printed for P. Elmsley and H. Payne, 1779. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... More

Thomas Jefferson to Friedrich Adolph, Baron von Riedesel, July 1779, Pass to Visit Medicinal Springs
[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by...

Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... More

Edmund Randolph to Thomas Jefferson, July 27, 1779, Anthony Wayne's Capture of Stony Point on the Hudson River

Edmund Randolph to Thomas Jefferson, July 27, 1779, Anthony Wayne's Ca...

Anthony Wayne's Capture of Stony Point on the Hudson River

Iohann George Sulzer geb:den 16 Octobr 1720 - gest:den 25 Febr 1779 / A Graff pinxit 1774 ; D. Berger sculp. Berloini 1779.

Iohann George Sulzer geb:den 16 Octobr 1720 - gest:den 25 Febr 1779 / ...

Print shows Johann George Sulzer, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, medallion with ribbon at top. Title from item.

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing near shore]

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing ...

Prints show distant views of Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, ....... More

Proceedings of the convention, began and held at Worcester, in and for the County of Worcester, on the 3d day of August, 1779 for the purpose of carrying into effect the several interesting and important measures ... Done in Convention at Worces
State of New-York, An act to amend an Act for regulating impresses of forage, and carriages, and for billeting the troops within this State. Poughkeepsie: Printed by John Holt, Printer to the State of New-York [1779].

State of New-York, An act to amend an Act for regulating impresses of ...

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 110, Folder 9.

Thomas Jefferson, August 25, 1779, Pass for Aides de Camp
A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last treaty of peace, concluded at Paris. 10th. Feby. 1763. Wherein are particularly distinguished, the several provinces and colonies, which compose the British Empire,

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from Ferro." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 25 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular ... More

Elevation of a powder cart [and] plan of a powder cart
Taxation royal tyranny, or The errors of the American Congress demonstrated by a geometrical axiom. Suppose the congress emitted two years ago thirteen millions, but now the emissions amount to one hundred and eighty millions of congress paper d

Taxation royal tyranny, or The errors of the American Congress demonst...

Evans 16541.; 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 145, Folder 24.

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

Providence, July 26, 1779. Sir By the annexed vote of the Town of Prov...

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 164, Folder 19b.

By His excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and commander in chief of the Delaware State a proclamation ... I do therefore by and with the advice of the privy-council appoint Thursday the sixth day of May next to be observed

By His excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and c...

Not in Evans 1.; 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; Port... More

Map of Gen. Sullivan's march from Easton to the Senaca & Cayuga countries.

Map of Gen. Sullivan's march from Easton to the Senaca & Cayuga countr...

Scale ca. 1:350,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows only route, with dates of encampments, ending at "Chenessee." On verso: Sullivan's ... More

A new and accurate map of North Carolina in North America.

A new and accurate map of North Carolina in North America.

Shows counties, towns, courthouses, "Dobbs Parish," churches, forts, rivers, swamps, shoals, and inlets along the coast. Covers the area from Cape Hatteras to Rowen County. Relief shown by contours. Mounted on ... More

Plan de l'attaque et de la prise de l'isle de la Grenade le 3 juillet 1779.

Plan de l'attaque et de la prise de l'isle de la Grenade le 3 juillet ...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pictorial map. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1... More

William Phillips to Thomas Jefferson, September 12, 1779
Le Destin molestant les Anglois, British Cartoon Print

Le Destin molestant les Anglois, British Cartoon Print

Print shows the Comte d'Estaing presenting a palm frond to America, a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt and holding a staff topped with a liberty cap and who is seated on a throne of bales and barrel... More

Regulations of sundry articles, at the Town-meeting at Portsmouth, October 1st, 1779 [Portsmouth, 1779] Positive Photostat.

Regulations of sundry articles, at the Town-meeting at Portsmouth, Oct...

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 88, Folder 21.

War office, Williamsburg. November 11, 1779. The appointment of a clothier having in some measure altered the arrangements of the clothing department in this state, the whole direction of which was vested in the commissary of stores it becomes n

War office, Williamsburg. November 11, 1779. The appointment of a clot...

Evans 16663. 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 29.

[Savannah and its environs.

[Savannah and its environs.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows the siege of S... More

Thomas Jefferson to Julius Ludwig August Pelnitz, July 1779, Draft of Pass Allowing Travel with Friedrich Adolph, Baron von Riedesel

Thomas Jefferson to Julius Ludwig August Pelnitz, July 1779, Draft of ...

Draft of Pass Allowing Travel with Friedrich Adolph, Baron von Riedesel

Philadelphia, July 23, 1779; To the public Fortunately we have preserved the original letter sent to our late chairman by the chairman of the city committee, and have it therefore in our power to prove, as it is a piece of justice due to ourselv

Philadelphia, July 23, 1779; To the public Fortunately we have preserv...

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 145, Folder 22.

By the commandant of New York, &c. No. Permission is hereby given to pass to Given at New York the day of One thousand seven hundred and seventy nine. Commandant, &c. To all whom it may concern. [New York, 1779] [Positive Photostat.].

By the commandant of New York, &c. No. Permission is hereby given to p...

Filled in in mss. for Mr. John Leighton a naval prisoner.; 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... More

Carte du théatre de la guerre dans l'Amérique Septentrionale, pendant les années 1775, 76, 77 et 78 : où se trouvent les principaux camps avec les différentes places et époques des batailles qui sont données pendant ces campagnes /

Carte du théatre de la guerre dans l'Amérique Septentrionale, pendant ...

Covers northeastern U.S. from Maryland to New Hampshire. Relief shown pictorially. Title in ink on label affixed to cloth backing: Théatre de la guerre en Amérique Septentrionale. Indexed chronology and stateme... More

In Council. Philadelphia, February 3d. 1779 ... This board having maturely considered the general tenor and course of the military command exercised by Major General Arnold, in this City and State; and divers transactions which have appeared to

In Council. Philadelphia, February 3d. 1779 ... This board having matu...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 16439. 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 145, Folder 29.

List of members of the Fourth General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, the 25th day of October, A.D., 1779.

List of members of the Fourth General Assembly of the Commonwealth of ...

This record contains unverified data from captionn card.

To the gentlemen who represented the country towns in the late convention at Concord. Friends and brethren ... Boston, August 31st, 1779.

To the gentlemen who represented the country towns in the late convent...

Ford 2173.; Evans 16546. 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 40, Folder 33a.

Samuel McDowell to Thomas Jefferson, 1779, Request for Revised Bill
Rutledge Edward to Thomas Jefferson, February 12, 1779, Aid for Georgia
Gin - engine for drawing the fuzes out of the shell - box with grapeshot - section of a petard

Gin - engine for drawing the fuzes out of the shell - box with grapesh...

Print shows various devices used with artillery and a cross-section of a petard. Title from item. Illus. in: A treatise on artillery ... / John Muller. Philadelphia : Printed by Styner and Cist, for J. Norman, ... More

The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson aqua forti., British Cartoon Print

The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson...

Print shows George III sitting on a table with the Earl of Bute preparing to cut a piece of cloth labeled "Ireland Great Britain Hanover." Lord North is standing to the left holding a piece of cloth already cut... More

A map of the Caribbee, Granadilles and Virgin Isles,
[Puerto de Omoa Honduras].

[Puerto de Omoa Honduras].

Shows fortification of San Fernando de Omoa and positions of combatants in attack on the city. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: J. Whatman. Pen-and-ink and pencil sectioned in 2, ... More

The whore's last shift, British Cartoon Print

The whore's last shift, British Cartoon Print

A woman stands in a sordid and poverty-stricken room. She is naked except for shoes and ragged stockings, and is washing a garment, 'her last shift', in a broken chamber-pot supported on a broken chair. Engravi... More

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

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and e...

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AAC... More

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In council of war, March 12, 1779 ... a true copy: witness, William Coddington, Clerk. Providence: Printed by John Carter.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In council of war, M...

Evans 16498.; 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 19a.

I [blank] do solemnly swear ...  allegiance to his Majesty King George the third my lawful sovereign; and that I will at all risks stand forth in support of his person and government: and I do solemnly disclaim and renounce that unlawful and ini

I [blank] do solemnly swear ... allegiance to his Majesty King George...

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 14, Folder 16d.

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

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

Print shows Sir Hugh Palliser, a naval admiral and accuser of Admiral Augustus Keppel following the inconclusive battle off the coast of Ushant in 1778, being pulled off a cliff by demons toward the open mouth ... More

Virginia Committee on Laws, 1779, List of Punishments for Crimes
The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of June, by the Royal Band, British Cartoon Print

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of...

Print shows three musicians, Lord Sandwich on kettle drums, Lord North on violin, and Lord Germain on flute, accompanied by four singers as they present "The distresses of the nation: an ode performed in honor ... More

Virginia Committee on Laws, 1779, Notes on Articles 7-11
[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, under Sir George Collyer, against the division of Massachusetts troops acting against Fort Castine, August 1779; with full soundings up to the present site of Bangor.

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, un...

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right... More

[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

Print shows various tools used in loading and firing cannons, and views of wheels and axels for cannons. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A treatise on artillery ... / John Muller. Philadelphia : Prin... More

To the gentlemen who represented the country towns in the late convention at Concord. Friends and brethren ... [Boston, August 16, 1779].

To the gentlemen who represented the country towns in the late convent...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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 40, Folder 33.

American taxation, or The spirit of seventy-six exemplified in a song written in the golden days which tried men's souls. [Connecticut, 1779?].

American taxation, or The spirit of seventy-six exemplified in a song ...

Verse.; 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 3, Folder 51.

The liberty of the subject, British Cartoon Print

The liberty of the subject, British Cartoon Print

"A press-gang at work in a London street, at the end of which appears the dome of St. Paul's..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires pr... More

Carmina Lugubria. In memoriam Dominae Rebecca Croswell, Domini Croswell Uxorisnuper denatae: cum hymno laudis ad redemptorem. Autore Andrea Croswell. B. D. M. inBostonio ... [Boston, 1779].
The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th of August, 1778

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th...

Print shows General John Sullivan's troops advancing on the British at Newport, Rhode Island. Title from item. Illus. in: The Gentleman's magazine. Ed. by Sylvanus Urban, gentleman. London : 1779 (February), pp... More

A view of Boston

A view of Boston

Print shows ships in Boston Harbor, with distant view of the city. 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, .... Lon... More

The right hon'ble. Lord North / O Neale delint.

The right hon'ble. Lord North / O Neale delint.

Print shows Frederick North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1779 (October), p. 435. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and pr... More

[A variety of artillery pieces and other ordnance]

[A variety of artillery pieces and other ordnance]

Print shows cannons and mortars at a fortress. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A treatise on artillery ... / John Muller. Philadelphia : Printed by Styner and Cist, for J. Norman, 1779, p. frontispie... More

The honble. Chas. James Fox

The honble. Chas. James Fox

Charles James Fox, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1779 (November), p. 483. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graph... More

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives, February 16, 1779. Whereas upon examination, in a consequence of a report of the Committees for settling disputes between the towns in the several counties in this State ... [Boston: Pr

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives, February 1...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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

Siège de Savannah fait par les troupes françoises aux ordres du général d'Estaing vice-amiral de France, en 7.bre, et 8.bre 1779.

Siège de Savannah fait par les troupes françoises aux ordres du généra...

Scale ca. 1:27,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Relief shown by shading. Pictorial map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of ... More

Richard Henry Lee to Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1779
Elevation of a sling cart [and] plan of a sling cart

Elevation of a sling cart [and] plan of a sling cart

Print shows two views of a "sling cart." Title from item. Illus. in: A treatise on artillery ... / John Muller. Philadelphia : Printed by Styner and Cist, for J. Norman, 1779, PL XXIII. Published in: The Americ... More

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirteen United States of North America, 1779

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirtee...

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing, wearing uniform, holding telescope cradled in right arm, left hand on anchor, with naval battle scene in the background.

[Cut] The dying criminal: poem, by Robert Young, on his own execution, which is tobe on this day, November 11, 1779, for rape, committed on the body of Jane Green, a child,eleven years of age, at Brookfield ... Printed and sold at the printi

[Cut] The dying criminal: poem, by Robert Young, on his own execution,...

Verse.; 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; Portfolio 40, Folde... More

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les anglais et les Américains / dressée ... par M. Brion de la Tour.

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les anglais et les Américains / dr...

Print shows cartouche with a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt reclining against wall which bears title inscription; flags, banners, and shield on his right, trees in the background. Title from item.... More

[Fort La Fayette on Verplancks Point, with British and Hessian troop positions.

[Fort La Fayette on Verplancks Point, with British and Hessian troop p...

Scale ca. 1:2,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink; with writing partly in German script and partly in English. Has watermark. Ascription of authorship through label on old folder. Proverbs in German and Latin on verso... More

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the state of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the 2d Thursday of May, 1779. An act for raising two regiments of men for the defence of this state ... Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the state of Conn...

Positive Photostat.; 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 3, Folder 47.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, June 15, 1779. Whereas by the returns made into the Secretary's office from more than two thirds of the towns belonging to this State ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas and John Fleet, 177

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, June 15, ...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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 Congress, June 29, 1779. As Congress are bound by every motive of policy and of public & private justice to maintain the credit of the paper money emitted by their authority on the faith of the United States [Resolutions to borrow twenty mill

In Congress, June 29, 1779. As Congress are bound by every motive of p...

Imprint 3.; U. S. Continental Congress 1779.; Loans.; On verso: On public service to the Honorable Benjamin Bellowr Walpole. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile p... More

State of New-Hampshire. The committee of both houses appointed to consider a method for making a new proportion to in this state: recommend that an order for taking and returning an inventory be issued to all the towns this state, in the followi

State of New-Hampshire. The committee of both houses appointed to cons...

Imperfect upper right hand corner torn.; Not in Evans.; 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 Colle... More

Les grandes et petites isles Antilles, et les isles Lucayes avec une partie de la mer du Nord.

Les grandes et petites isles Antilles, et les isles Lucayes avec une p...

Scale ca. 1:4,870,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "P.II.50." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1719 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651; 700

John Page to Thomas Jefferson, August 14, 1779
Mr. Trade & family or the state of ye nation / St--t, B--rn--d, & Co. origt. ; G--rm--e, N--h & Co. excr., British Cartoon Print

Mr. Trade & family or the state of ye nation / St--t, B--rn--d, & Co. ...

Print shows a ragged family driven to poverty probably through the policies and actions of the Earl of Bute, George Germain, and Lord North, with some able assistence by former Massachusetts governor Francis Be... More

State of New Hampshire, In the House of representatives, December 28th, 1779. Whereas it has been determined by the General-Assembly to adjust and pay off to the soldiers who have been enlisted into the Continental Army, the arreages due to them

State of New Hampshire, In the House of representatives, December 28th...

Imprint 3.; On verso: The Selectman Warner. 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 88, Folder 20.

In Council. June 16, 1779. The Board proceeded to the consideration of the letters of Colonel Clarke, and other papers relating to Henry Hamilton, Esq ... Williamsburg: Printed by John Dixon and Thomas Nicolson [1779].

In Council. June 16, 1779. The Board proceeded to the consideration of...

Evans 16657.; 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 178, Folder 28.

Amunition waggon. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Amunition waggon. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows the elevation and plan of an amunition wagon with view of undercarriage and axels.

Boston, October 22, 1779. Whereas Colonel Sheldon has, by insinuations base and dishonorable, calumniated the memory of my deceased brother Captain Stoddard. Conscious of the rectitude and innocence of his conduct ... [Boston, 1779].

Boston, October 22, 1779. Whereas Colonel Sheldon has, by insinuations...

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 40, Folder 35.

[Coast of New England from Chatham Harbor to Narragansett Bay.
Shō mandō

Shō mandō

Print shows three young men carrying a post with small platform with flowers.

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

[Arms] By His Excellency, Sir Henry Clinton, K. B. General and Command...

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 110, Folder 10.

Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and brown wash. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1201 Available al... More

The European diligence. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The European diligence. Book illustration from Library of Congress, Br...

Print shows a Dutchman rolling a wheelbarrow over Britannia; along for the ride are France represented by a man leaning over the front of the wheelbarrow with a sword ready to stab Britannia, America represente... More

Les Anglois molestes et chatiees

Les Anglois molestes et chatiees

Print shows 1. a beaming sun with fleur-de-lis shining on 2. a man who resembles George Washington, wearing military uniform and hat labeled "Congress" and "Washington," holding a raised lash in his right hand ... More

George French to Thomas Jefferson, October 5, 1779
Matthew Darly - Prattle / MD., British Cartoon Print

Matthew Darly - Prattle / MD., British Cartoon Print

Print shows a full-length portrait of a man, right profile, holding hat in right hand. Includes inscription below which expresses the opinion of the character depicted regarding the progress of the war in Ameri... More

Land entry for William Deal with a court memorandum, [Kentucky County, Virginia]
The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during and at the close of the last session of Parliament, June 1779

The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during...

Print shows a man directing a boy to view a peepshow of events and actions of the British government, as well as international affairs involving England. The peepshow presents 12 views in three columns; number ... More

By His excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and commander in chief of the Delaware State a proclamation. Whereas as by an Act of the General Assembly of the said State, intitled, "An Act to prohibit the exportation of provis
State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine. An act to prevent sundry articles being exported from this to the neighbouring states ... [Boston, 1779].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seve...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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

Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe, March 1, 1779, Memorandum on Bill to Regulate Practicing Attorneys; Changes in Court System

Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe, March 1, 1779, Memorandum on Bill to...

Memorandum on Bill to Regulate Practicing Attorneys; Changes in Court System

Pontoon carriage. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Pontoon carriage. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows the plan and pontoon of a pontoon carriage, with a view of the axel. Title from item. Illus. in: A treatise on artillery ... / John Muller. Philadelphia : Printed by Styner and Cist, for J. Norman, ... More

Virginia Committee on Laws, 1779, Suggested Revision for Land Office
Virginia Committee on Laws, 1779, Notes on Oaths
Williams Phillips to Thomas Jefferson, April 11, 1779, Invitation to Visit Friedrich Adolph, Baron von Riedesel

Williams Phillips to Thomas Jefferson, April 11, 1779, Invitation to V...

Invitation to Visit Friedrich Adolph, Baron von Riedesel

Discours prononcé le 4 Juillet, jour de l'anniversaries de l'indépendance, dans l'Eglise catholique par le Reverend Pere Seraphin Bandot, recollet, aumonier de son excellence Mr. Gerard, ministre plénipontentiaire de France auprés des Etats Unis

Discours prononcé le 4 Juillet, jour de l'anniversaries de l'indépenda...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 16198. 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 145, Folder 21a.

[Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York]

[Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York]

Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by hachures. Shows some landownership. On verso: Honbe. Majr. Genl. Green. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1090 ... More

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

Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken po...

Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Avai... More

The deposition of Captain James M'Alpine, Commander of the Schooner Polly and Nelly, who arrived here on Wednesday last from St. John's River, in East-Florida, but last from off Tybee in Savannah-River, Georgia, whence he took his departure on t

The deposition of Captain James M'Alpine, Commander of the Schooner Po...

Positive Photostat.; 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 110, Folder 13.

Virginia Militia, October 8, 1779, List of Officers Guarding Convention Prisoners
Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, July 23, 1779, Request to Send Letter to Mr. Battora in New York under Flag of Truce

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, July 23, 1779, Request to Send ...

Request to Send Letter to Mr. Battora in New York under Flag of Truce

In Committee, July 14, 1779. Resolved, That the plan for stopping emissions be printed in hand-bills, and distributed for the consideration of the public, and that a town-meeting be held in the State House yard, on Monday the 26th inst, at ten o

In Committee, July 14, 1779. Resolved, That the plan for stopping emis...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 16470. 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 145, Folder 27.

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les Anglais et les Américains: Dressée d'après les cartes anglaises les plus modernes,

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les Anglais et les Américains: Dre...

Scale ca. 1:1,200,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Date of imprint advanced to 1779. Imperfect: upper right corner missing. Shows area from Quebec to Cape May and Oswego to Kennebec Bay. LC Maps of ... More

Plan, Lake Champlain from Fort St. John's to Ticonderoga, with the soundings, rocks, shoals, and sands, surveyed in the years 1778, 1779.
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