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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

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.

Plan de l'île d'Amelia à la côte de la Floride orientale, tiré de la carte de la Georgie et de la Caroline méridionale de De Brahm, et assujeti pour le port de l'entrée de la riviere de Nassau, rédigé d'après la carte du W. Fuller. Plan de la barre et du port d'Amelia, à la côte de la Floride orientale, levé en janvier 1775, par Jacob Blamey.

Plan de l'île d'Amelia à la côte de la Floride orientale, tiré de la c...

Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Number stamped on: 343. From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. Includes "Instruction," text, notes, and "Vue... more

The whore's last shift

The whore's last shift

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

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.

[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

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.

[Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

[Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconi...

Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Ba... more

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

[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

[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.

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.

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.

John Page to Thomas Jefferson, June 2, 1779, Letter of Apology and Support for Jefferson's Election as Governor of Virginia

John Page to Thomas Jefferson, June 2, 1779, Letter of Apology and Sup...

Letter of Apology and Support for Jefferson's Election as Governor of Virginia

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

Kyōmachi nichōme kirihishiya uchi manyō

Kyōmachi nichōme kirihishiya uchi manyō

Print shows the courtesan Manyō with another courtesan and two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the ser... more

Mr. Trade & family or the state of ye nation / St--t, B--rn--d, & Co. origt. ; G--rm--e, N--h & Co. excr.

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

[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

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.

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. ... more

Virginia General Assembly, May 1779, Bill on Salaries for Government Officials; Written on Fragment of Note from "Mr. Foster"

Virginia General Assembly, May 1779, Bill on Salaries for Government O...

Bill on Salaries for Government Officials; Written on Fragment of Note from "Mr. Foster"

[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

[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

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.

Virginia General Assembly, November 27, 1779, Resolution on Benefits for Virginia Troops in the Continental Army

Virginia General Assembly, November 27, 1779, Resolution on Benefits f...

Resolution on Benefits for Virginia Troops in the Continental Army

Thomas Jefferson, 1779, Permit for Torriano to Travel While on Parole
Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratchavit.

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

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.

Elevation of a truck-carriage [and] plan of a truck carriage

Elevation of a truck-carriage [and] plan of a truck carriage

Print shows two views of a "Truck carriage."

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

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 farm at Egmont harbor, Prince Edward Island]

[A farm at Egmont harbor, Prince Edward Island]

Print shows a farm on Prince Edward Island at Egmont Harbor; detail of insert from chart of Egmont Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Nav... more

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.

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

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

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.

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

Print showing a distant view of Egmont Harbor, Prince Edward Island, from chart of Egmont Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Grea... more

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

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description of them given by a deserter who came to Stoney Point, 9th June, 1779.

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description ...

Scale ca. 1:11,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and amounts of ordnance. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1203 Available also through the Library ... 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

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit ; gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizel [sic].

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit...

Vue d'optique showing naval battle during Revolutionary War between John Paul Jones of the Bonhomme Richard and Capt. Richard Pearson of the British naval vessel Serapis, Sept. 22, 1779.

Prattle / MD.

Prattle / MD.

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

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.

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.

Amunition waggon

Amunition waggon

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

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

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.

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.

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

Shō mandō

Shō mandō

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

A view of Boston

A view of Boston

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

Continental Congress, September 24, 1779, Memorandum on Gold Medal for Henry Lee for Leadership at Powles Hook

Continental Congress, September 24, 1779, Memorandum on Gold Medal for...

Memorandum on Gold Medal for Henry Lee for Leadership at Powles Hook

The United States magazine for January 1779

The United States magazine for January 1779

Print shows title page illustration: Fame flying through a triumphal archway, stars that adorn the top of the arch and the columns which support it represent the colonies and the states. Title from item. Illus.... more

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

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

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

[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

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.

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

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.

Carte du theatre de la guerre presente en Amerique / dressée ... par L. Denis.

Carte du theatre de la guerre presente en Amerique / dressée ... par L...

Print shows cartouche with a Native woman wearing feathered headdress and skirt reclining against a tropical tree laden with fruit and behind which grows corn; she is looking over her right shoulder at a battle... 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

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

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.

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.

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

[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

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.

A new and accurate map of the province of Georgia in North America.

A new and accurate map of the province of Georgia in North America.

Shows trails and paths used for trading as well as general locations of Native American tribes. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From: Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure. April, 1779, v. 64, ... more

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

Print shows a man representing Great Britain, half-asleep, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap which a Native, representing America, is attempting to remove; a Dutchman on his knees before Great Britain i... more