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Topic: 1780

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Virginia Militia, March 27, 1780, Report on State Garrison under Charles Porterfield

Virginia Militia, March 27, 1780, Report on State Garrison under Charl...

Report on State Garrison under Charles Porterfield

[Savannah.

[Savannah.

Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen and ink. Unfinished plan. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a horn within a shield with W below] Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1583... more

Sanbashi no danjo

Sanbashi no danjo

Print shows two women standing at the end of a dock next to a young man sitting in a boat. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: ver... more

Plan de la position de l'armée françoise autour de Newport et du mouillage de l'escadre dans la rade de cette ville.

Plan de la position de l'armée françoise autour de Newport et du mouil...

Scale ca. 1:7,250. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes index to fortifications, French army camps, a... more

Plano del puerto de Sn. Juan de Puerto Rico.

Plano del puerto de Sn. Juan de Puerto Rico.

Shows vicinity of San Juan including fort and harbor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermark: Unidentifiable. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC... more

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry into public expenditure

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry...

Print shows, on the left, Lord North carrying a large sack labeled "Budget" over his shoulder, tethered to the sack by chain is a lion from which America (represented by a Native man wearing feathered headdress... more

Who'll carry him to his grave? ... ; A description of some of Cock-Robin's acquaintance. The Nightingale ...

Who'll carry him to his grave? ... ; A description of some of Cock-Rob...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: Cock Robin's Death and Funeral (Boston, 1780), pp. 4-5. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Plano del desembocadero del Río de Misipi en el Seno Mexino con parte del Territorio de la Mobila, el qual incluyen los Franceses en la provincia que han nombrado la Luciana.

Plano del desembocadero del Río de Misipi en el Seno Mexino con parte ...

Also shows forts and settlements. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: J. Honig & Zoonen. Pen-and-ink and green, red, and yellow watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 845 Available als... more

Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege faits par les Anglois en 1780.

Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege fai...

Scale ca. 1:10,320. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

To the General Court of the Massachusetts, assembled at Boston, Oct. 1780. We whose names are hereunto subscribed, inhabitants of this State, who are twenty-one years of age and above, of various religious denominations, enter our protest agains

To the General Court of the Massachusetts, assembled at Boston, Oct. 1...

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 41, Folder 6.

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system.

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : lai...

Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma ... more

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Print shows Charles Lee, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and gesturing with right arm, holding baton. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain an... more

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border.

Plano de Puerto Rico, situado en la parte septemtrional de la ysla de este nombre, una de las de Barlovento en la lattd. de 18⁰35ʹ y en la longd. de 310⁰38ʹ segn. el meridiano de Thenerife.

Plano de Puerto Rico, situado en la parte septemtrional de la ysla de ...

Shows vicinity of San Juan including fort and harbor. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 768 A... more

Mr. Blanchard, lʹaréonaute / desine dʹapres nature par Mr. Bolomey ; et grave par Mlle. Evans ; s. la direc. de M. d'Sallieth.

Mr. Blanchard, lʹaréonaute / desine dʹapres nature par Mr. Bolomey ; e...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of French balloonist Jean-Pierre Blanchard. Includes image of Blanchard's balloon demonstrating his experiments with balloon navigation. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

A view of the entrance of Petit Passage

A view of the entrance of Petit Passage

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the entrance to the Petit Passage near Digby Neck, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by... more

[Association meeting at York]

[Association meeting at York]

Print shows an allegorical representation of a meeting of the Association of York during which all disputes were amicably settled.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, May 5th, 1780. Resolved, that the Selectmen of the several towns in this State be, and hereby are desired to transmit to the agents appointed in the respective County, to which said se

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, May 5th, ...

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

Plano del Puerto de Sn. Julián en la costa patagonica en la latitud de 49⁰ 21ʹ S y en longitud de 310⁰, meridiano de Thenerife /

Plano del Puerto de Sn. Julián en la costa patagonica en la latitud de...

Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Watermark: J. Kool and Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 149 ... more

Plano del puerto del Rio Janeiro situado en la latitud S. de 22⁰54ʹ10ʺ longitud occidental de Cádiz 36⁰31ʹ.

Plano del puerto del Rio Janeiro situado en la latitud S. de 22⁰54ʹ10ʺ...

Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes index and indexed inset showing view of fortified Cule... more

Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col'l Baum, at Walmscock near Bennington; shewing the attacks of the enemy on the 16th August 1777.

Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col'l Baum, at Walmscock near...

Scale ca. 1:6,000; 200 paces to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of battle fought in the town of Hoosick, N.Y. in defense of Bennington, Vt. "Engraved by Wm. Faden, 1780" fro... more

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

Watercolor rendering, possibly American, showing elevation of house, with entrance yard in plan, well and gate also rendered in elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item cons... more

General Washington

General Washington

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing uniform and hat; in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murrays History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial his... more

Lund Washington to Unknown, August 16, 1780.

Lund Washington to Unknown, August 16, 1780.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Chidori no tamagawa

Chidori no tamagawa

Print shows three women(?) watching plovers dive over the Tama River. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Mu tamagawa : S... more

De man in't hembd, of de gefnuikte hoogmoed

De man in't hembd, of de gefnuikte hoogmoed

Print shows a man in a nightshirt (representing England) being attacked by several men (representing the countries of the armed neutrality league and the allies), he is held by a Swede and a Dane, a Frenchman p... more

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in chief of the fleet in N. America

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in c...

Print shows Richard Howe, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing left and pointing to the left. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Br... more

[Study drawings of monsters, men, and acrobats]

[Study drawings of monsters, men, and acrobats]

Drawing shows the head of a monster with crossed horns, two nude men balancing on their hands on the backs of dragon-like animals, and a female acrobat, standing on her hands, holding a vessel in her toes and h... more

Thomas Jefferson, March 1780, Memorandum on Virginia Troops in Continental Army; with table

Thomas Jefferson, March 1780, Memorandum on Virginia Troops in Contine...

Memorandum on Virginia Troops in Continental Army; with table

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom of Ireland

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom...

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle, half-length portrait, facing right, in oval topped with ribbon.

Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. F.R.S. - one of the American plenipotentiaries at the Court of France / Pollard sculp.

Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. F.R.S. - one of the American plenipotentiarie...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, without spectacles, wearing fur cap, in oval.

[Puerto del Boston.

[Puerto del Boston.

Scale ca. 1:34,000. Title on attached label on verso: The city and harbour of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows settlements and fortific... more

Grand Passage in the Bay Fundy, on the western shore of Nova Scotia

Grand Passage in the Bay Fundy, on the western shore of Nova Scotia

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the entrance to the Grand Passage of the Bay of Fundy along the western shore of Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the R... more

A representation of the figures exhibited and paraded through the streets of Phladelphia, on Saturday, the 30th of September, 1780.

A representation of the figures exhibited and paraded through the stre...

Facsimile reprint.; On verso: Source unknown Sept. 18 1943. 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; ... more

[The grand school master] / DB, 1780.

[The grand school master] / DB, 1780.

Title from shelflist card. Signed and dated in pencil. Restrike, published in 1820 by Potrelle & Chaillou. LeBlanc, 31. Bartsch, 80.

[Savannah & its fortifications.

[Savannah & its fortifications.

Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1580 Available also throug... more

Public ordinary

Public ordinary

Satire on militia camps, especially Coxheath, showing people eating, drinking and dancing; dog seizing sucking-pig; two cocks fighting; tents of a camp in background. Engraving by W. Austin. cf: P&P - NE55.L7A3... more

Hesper appearing to Columbus in prison / drawn by Smirke : engraved by Anker Smith.

Hesper appearing to Columbus in prison / drawn by Smirke : engraved by...

Columbus chained to prison wall, mythological figure with star above head appearing in doorway.

Pto. Rico.
[Map of central Panama showing Chagres River and its tributaries].

[Map of central Panama showing Chagres River and its tributaries].

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Brown and black inks. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 643 Ava... more

Loon na werk 1780

Loon na werk 1780

Print shows a large dog (representing England) muzzled and chained being attacked by several men (representing the countries of the armed neutrality league and the allies, a Swede, a Dane, a Frenchman with an u... more

Jos. de Montgolfier, chevalier de l'ordre de St. Michel, inventeur de l'art ae̋rostatique / Binet, del., ; Le Beau, sculp.

Jos. de Montgolfier, chevalier de l'ordre de St. Michel, inventeur de ...

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist, Joseph Montgolfier. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Plano del puerto de Sn. Juan de Puerto Rico.

Plano del puerto de Sn. Juan de Puerto Rico.

Shows vicinity of San Juan including forts and harbor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and g... more

A new and accurate map of the colony of Massachusets [i.e. Massachusetts] Bay, in North America, from a late survey.

A new and accurate map of the colony of Massachusets [i.e. Massachuset...

Covers eastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island, eastern Connecticut, and small portions of New Hampshire and Vermont. Relief shown pictorially. From Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure, vol. 66, Dec. 1780,... more

Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico.

Shows vicinity of San Juan including fort and harbor. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermark: IV. Pen-and-ink. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 773 Available also through the Library of ... more

Le mole St. Nicolas dans l'isle de St. Domingue, vu du mouillage / N. Ozanne del. ; Jeanne Fa. Ozanne sculp.

Le mole St. Nicolas dans l'isle de St. Domingue, vu du mouillage / N. ...

Print shows view from ship of a long mole on the island of Dominica in the West Indies, with ships, and in the foreground, a boat hauling a large anchor.

Earl Mansfield

Earl Mansfield

Print shows William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing wig and parliamentary robe; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1780 (June), pp. 243-2... more

Kushi

Kushi

Print shows a bust portrait of a woman holding a transparent comb in front of her face.

Plan of Princess Ann and Norfolk counties.

Plan of Princess Ann and Norfolk counties.

Shows names of some residents. Map on 2 sheets sectioned and pasted together. LC Land ownership maps, 1333 Includes historical references. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ima... more

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty's ships sent to protect our trad[...] West Indies

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty'...

Print shows Sir George Brydges Rodney, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing ornate uniform.