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La plaisanterie confondüe ou les intrépides voyageurs

La plaisanterie confondüe ou les intrépides voyageurs

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; spectators in foregrou... more

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington...

Print shows six ships in line flying the French flag, however, appears to be disembarking British troops who are about to take possession of the island after the French have withdrawn.

The United States of America with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland divided with the French, also the Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida, according to the preliminary articles of peace signed at Versailles the 20th of Jany. 1783.

The United States of America with the British possessions of Canada, N...

Relief shown pictorially. Differs from other copies in coloration. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. Includes article III of the Treaty. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 752 Available also through the Libr... more

El Guarico, alias, el cavo Frances, es una de las colonias y puertos qe. poseen los Franceses en la parte occidental de la Ysla Española una de la Caribes u de Varlovento en la América, situada en 19 gs. 44 ms. de lattd. septentrional y en 303 gs. 57 ms. de longitud de Tenerife en la vanda del norte de la ysla, 17 legs. al oeste quarta al sudoeste de Monte Chriti y 25 legs. al este del Cavo de San Nicolas.

El Guarico, alias, el cavo Frances, es una de las colonias y puertos q...

Scale ca. 1:18,880. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: IV. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 462 LC Maps of North America, ... more

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 20th, 1793. An addres to the people of the State of New-Hampshire. Whereas the United States in Congress assembled, have taken into consideration so much of the eighth article of the

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 20th, 17...

Imprint 2.; An address to the people of the state of New H. 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

[Instruction of American youth] / J. Norman sc.

[Instruction of American youth] / J. Norman sc.

Print shows an allegorical scene where a youth stands before a pyramid inscribed with the names of battles in the American Revolution. The goddess Peace attempts to turn the youth away toward three other goddes... more

Thomas Jefferson, 1783, List of Obligations and Debt
An high wind in St. Paul's Church yard

An high wind in St. Paul's Church yard

Print shows a street scene outside a print shop on a windy day as pedestrians struggle against the force of the wind. Handwritten title from item. Alternate title from: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the B... more

An hymn to be sung by the Charity scholars, on Sunday, the 19th of October, 1783, at St. Paul's church, after the Charity sermon for the benefit of the school ... New-York, October 16, 1783.

An hymn to be sung by the Charity scholars, on Sunday, the 19th of Oct...

2101 E 23.; 29 May 46.; Rec 6-21-46.; $4.00.; On verso: Oct 20, 1925; 2101E23 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. ... more

Edomachi nichōme tsutaya uchi hitomachi[?]

Edomachi nichōme tsutaya uchi hitomachi[?]

Print shows the courtesan Hitomachi with another woman and two young female attendants.

Thomas Jefferson, 1783, Table of Distances to Philadelphia, Trenton, and Georgetown

Thomas Jefferson, 1783, Table of Distances to Philadelphia, Trenton, a...

Table of Distances to Philadelphia, Trenton, and Georgetown

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin de...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (... more

Peace, liberty, and independence. Philadelphia, March 24, 1783. His Most Christian Majesty's Cutter the Triumph, commanded by the Chevalier Duquesne, arrived this morning, in 36 days from Cadiz. By her we have the following very agreeable and im

Peace, liberty, and independence. Philadelphia, March 24, 1783. His Mo...

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 28, Folder 17.

United States Congress, April 18, 1783, Printed Resolution on Import Duties to Pay Public Debt

United States Congress, April 18, 1783, Printed Resolution on Import D...

Printed Resolution on Import Duties to Pay Public Debt

Carte generale des États Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, avec les limites de chacun des dits Etats, convenus par le traité provisional du mois de novembre 1782.

Carte generale des États Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, avec les l...

Scale ca. 1:3,330,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Covers the area east of the Mississippi River from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Shows states, towns and cities, forts, Indian villages and trib... more

The only booth in the fair - Portland & Co., late Shelburne / I. Boyne invt & exct, London.

The only booth in the fair - Portland & Co., late Shelburne / I. Boyne...

Print shows a country fair amusement with Charles James Fox, on a raised platform, wearing a dunce or liberty cap labeled "Vox Populi" receiving bribes from Lord North, to the right, on the platform, Lord Shelb... more

E. Williams, April 23, 1783, Blank Certificate of Negro Permissions to Nova Scotia

E. Williams, April 23, 1783, Blank Certificate of Negro Permissions to...

Blank Certificate of Negro Permissions to Nova Scotia

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin ...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (S... more

[Cartouche showing a Native woman, representing America, nursing infants in a tropical setting with scenes of commerce in the background]

[Cartouche showing a Native woman, representing America, nursing infan...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'Amérique septentrionale, ou se remarquent les États Unis. / par M. Brion de la Tour, ingénieur-géographe du roi. Paris : Chez Esnauts et Rapilly, 1783. Published in:... more

An analysis of modern patriotism performed by public opinion & displayed by public indignation / PH [crossed out] ; AW sct.

An analysis of modern patriotism performed by public opinion & display...

Print shows two views of Charles James Fox, on the left, as a member of parliament supporting the policies of Lord North, and on the right, when out of office, on a platform before a crowd arguing against the p... more

Plano del puertecito de la Chorrera cituado una legua al O. de la Havana.

Plano del puertecito de la Chorrera cituado una legua al O. de la Hava...

Scale ca. 1:3,300. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: Adriaan Roger; and Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, ... more

Plano que comprehende desde Puerto Cavello hta. el de Turiamo /

Plano que comprehende desde Puerto Cavello hta. el de Turiamo /

Shows coast of Venezuela between Puerto Cabello and Turiamo. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and... more

At a meeting of deputies, chosen in and for each hundred of Kent county, in the Delaware state, at Dover, on Monday the first day of September 1783 [Recommending list of candidates for the ensuing year]. [Dover? 1783].

At a meeting of deputies, chosen in and for each hundred of Kent count...

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 13, Folder 31.

Treasury Department, 1783, Estimate of Loan Office Debt by State
Ascent of the 19th September, 1783, at Versailles

Ascent of the 19th September, 1783, at Versailles

Montgolfier brothers before King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; balloon ascension, France. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Prints and Drawings. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. ... more

Treasury Department, 1783, Estimate of Public Debt of the United States
Thomas Jefferson, 1783, Index of Diplomatic Correspondence
Chōjiya uchi chōzan

Chōjiya uchi chōzan

Print shows Chōzan, a courtesan, with two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Hinagata wakana ... more

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est representé ici s'élevant pour la seconde fois au milieu de la Praïrie de Nesle, ou il venoit de descendre, accompagné de Mr. Robert ... / Desrais, del. ; Denis, sculp.

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est repres...

Jacques Alexandre César Charles departs Nesle, France after the landing of the first hydrogen balloon flight from Paris on December 1, 1783. Marie-Nöel Robert (on the ground at left), who accompanied Charles o... more

Thomas Jefferson, March 1783, Notes on Commerce and Insurance in Great Britain, 1689 to 1783

Thomas Jefferson, March 1783, Notes on Commerce and Insurance in Great...

Notes on Commerce and Insurance in Great Britain, 1689 to 1783

Premier voyage aërien en présence de Mr. le Dauphin / dessine par le Ch. de Lorimier ; gravé par N. de Launay.

Premier voyage aërien en présence de Mr. le Dauphin / dessine par le C...

Print shows a Montgolfier-style balloon in flight over Paris, France. Remarque shows a balloon in flight surrounded by clouds.

Haerlem, November 21, 1783. State of New-York, ss. By the Council appointed by the Act of the Legislature, entitled, "An act to provide for the temporary government of the southern parts of this state, whenever the enemy shall abandom or shall b

Haerlem, November 21, 1783. State of New-York, ss. By the Council appo...

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 111, Folder 7a.

James Madison to George Washington, April 29, 1783.

James Madison to George Washington, April 29, 1783.

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/.

Niwa no yukimi

Niwa no yukimi

Print shows three women on a veranda looking at a snow-covered garden. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: right panel of a vertic... more

[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 1783]

[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 17...

Design drawing shows two men in basket steering balloon by manipulation of a sail. A ladder connects the balloon to a parachute-style apparatus intended for safe descent where a third man handles the connection... more

Carte de la Louisiane, et de la Floride.

Carte de la Louisiane, et de la Floride.

Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Paris and l'Isle de Fer. Shows area of present Southern States. "Liv. XVI, no. 46." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1402 Avai... more

New York. March 27, 1783. The following is copied from a hand-bill. Published by Mr. David Claypole. Philadelphia, March 24. His most Christian Majesty's cutter the Triumph, commanded by the Chevalier Duquesne, arrived this morning in thirty-six

New York. March 27, 1783. The following is copied from a hand-bill. Pu...

Imprint 2.; Articles of the preliminaries of peace.; On verso: For The Rev. McJeremiah Belknap at Dover. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as fu... more

The American general Lee taken prisoner by lieutenant colonel Harcourt of the English army, in Morris Country, New Jersey, 1776 / Hamilton delin. ; Hawkins sculp.

The American general Lee taken prisoner by lieutenant colonel Harcourt...

Print shows Charles Lee at his capture by British troops. Title from item. Engraved for Barnard's New complete & authentic history of England. Illus. in: The new, comprehensive and complete history of England :... more

Partie méridionale des possessions angloises en Amérique.

Partie méridionale des possessions angloises en Amérique.

Scale ca. 1:5,250,000. Relief shown pictorially. Meridians at top of map not accurately indicated. No. "36." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1407 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

A new map of the United States of North America with the British Dominions on that continent &c / by Samuel Dunn, Mathematician; improved from the surveys of Capt. Carver.

A new map of the United States of North America with the British Domin...

Print shows a cartouche on a map with several parcels in a natural setting.

By his excellency Jonathan Trumbull, Esquire, Governor and Commander in chief in and over the State of Connecticut. A proclamation. Whereas the legislature of this state, by their resolutions passed at their sessions holden at New-Haven ... Give

By his excellency Jonathan Trumbull, Esquire, Governor and Commander i...

Imprint 3.; 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 3, Folder 67.

Mrs. MacPherson's most respectful compliments to Mr. M'Clennachan, and would be extremely obliged to him, if he would give up any farther pursuit after Mount Pleasant, as it would add a great deal to the happiness of her and her dear family. Mon

Mrs. MacPherson's most respectful compliments to Mr. M'Clennachan, and...

Imprint 2.; M'Clennachan, Blair.; Not in Evans.; On verso: Mr. Michael Hillgor. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed ... more

[Britannia attacked by her enemies]

[Britannia attacked by her enemies]

Print shows Britannia and the British lion being attacked from the left by a Dutchman, a Spaniard, and a Frenchman, and from the right by a Native woman representing America. Title devised by Library staff. Ill... more

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, United States Congress Memorandum on Metallic Currency

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, United States Congress Memorandum on M...

United States Congress Memorandum on Metallic Currency

Grand exhibition. To the public. When we published our proposals for a triumphal procession, we meant to refresh your memories with what we conceived ought to be exhibited on the termination of a succesful war, which produced one of the greatest

Grand exhibition. To the public. When we published our proposals for a...

Imprint 2.; 4th of July celebration.; Evans 18020.; Title. 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; P... more

An accurate map of the United States of America, with part of the surrounding provinces agreeable to the Treaty of Peace of 1783,

An accurate map of the United States of America, with part of the surr...

Scale ca. 1:4,100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows national boundaries, towns and cities, frontier forts, trading posts, Indian villages and tribal territory, rivers an... more

The Robin Hood Society

The Robin Hood Society

"A meeting of this well-known debating society..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawin... more

Carte generale des colonies angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale pour l'intelligence de la guerre presente, d'apres des manuscrit anglais par J. B. Nolin geographe. Corrigé, augmenté des indications des principaux évenemens de la guerre avec le tracee des limites pour constituer le traité de paix proposé entre la Couronne de la Grande Bretagne et les Etats Unis,

Carte generale des colonies angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale p...

Scale ca. 1:5,100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes historic notes and insets "Suite de la Floride et la position des Isles Lucayes et des Grandes Antilles" and "Le de... more

Experience de la machine areostatique

Experience de la machine areostatique

Vue d'optique shows the Montgolfier brothers' balloon, "The Globe," ascending from Champ de Mars, Paris, France, August 27, 1783. Caption (French): Experience de la machine aréostatique de Mrs. de Montgolfier d... more

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies ...

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies ...

Print shows an allegorical scene with a Native couple representing America depicted among the various enterprises of the time, such as fishing, weaving, and lumber production.

The monument of Major André

The monument of Major André

Print shows a sarcophagus resting on a pedestal, on the top, Britannia weeping with the British lion, on the side, a tableau shows the capture of Major André. Title from item. Illus. in: The universal magazine ... more

Carte du Canada qui comprend la Parúe Septentrionale des Etats Unis d'Amérique

Carte du Canada qui comprend la Parúe Septentrionale des Etats Unis d'...

Cartouche showing iconography of Canada; Natives, various animals, and the activities of French missionaries. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlas géographique et universel ... / Guillaume de L'Isle. Paris : Dezau... more

Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des lunettes

Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des ...

Drawing shows Professor J.A.C. Charles reascending in balloon from the Nesle plain, France, on December 1, 1783, where he had landed shortly before, accompanied by Marie Noel Robert in a two hour journey from P... more

L'Amérique septentrionale, ou se remarquent les États Unis,

L'Amérique septentrionale, ou se remarquent les États Unis,

Scale ca. 1:11,200,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Route de navigateurs anglais Cook et Clarke en 1778 pour aller à la découverte du Nord-Ouest de l'Amérique" and "Route des flottes espagnol... more

The state vintners

The state vintners

"The interior of a punch-house. In an alcove or bar (right), behind a counter, stand North and Fox mixing punch..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and ... more

Salem, February 22, 1783. Capt. George Williams, jun, arrived from the West-Indies, via Portsmouth, has favoured us with the St. Lucia gazette of the 18th of January ... [Salem] Printed by S. Hall, 1783].

Salem, February 22, 1783. Capt. George Williams, jun, arrived from the...

Imprint 3.; 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 42, Folder 11.

"Oh fly," cries peace, the soul of social life,... / Stothard del. ; Cook sculp.

"Oh fly," cries peace, the soul of social life,... / Stothard del. ; C...

Print shows an allegorical scene where a youth, guided by a dark featured figure with wild hair, stands before a pyramid inscribed with the names of battles in the American Revolution. The goddess Peace interce... more

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert faite a Paris dans le parterre du Jardin royal des Thuilleries le I. decembre 1783. Vue prise du Pont Royal / / Prevost fecit.

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert fait...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; inset map shows locati... more

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the British Empire therein with the limits and boundaries of the United States as also the dominions possessed in that quarter, by the Spaniards, the French & other European states, the whole compiled from the best surveys and authentic memoirs which have appeared to the present year, 1783.

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the ...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. "Publish'd as the Act directs 2. Jan. 1783." Includes historic notes. Insets: A particular map of Baffin and Hudson Bays [ca. 1:18,000,000]--A map of ... more

Modern characters from Shakespeare. Macbeth

Modern characters from Shakespeare. Macbeth

Man on stage, playing Macbeth, full-length, standing, facing left, holding dagger. No. 1. Forms part of : British Cartoon prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Mrs. General Washington, bestowing thirteen stripes on Britania

Mrs. General Washington, bestowing thirteen stripes on Britania

Print shows George Washington wearing a dress about to whip Britannia with 13 lashes as three men representing Spain, France, and Holland urge him on.

State of New-Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 21st, 1783. Voted, that an order issue to the selectmen of the several towns and places in this state, who have afforded supplies to soldiers families within the current year, directi

State of New-Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 21st, 17...

Imprint 2.; On verso: 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 89, Folder 4.

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, On Congress's Vote on Location of Capital and Apportionment of Taxes by State

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, On Congress's Vote on Location of Capi...

On Congress's Vote on Location of Capital and Apportionment of Taxes by State

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

Cartoon shows a carousel on which sit government ministers Charles Fox, Lord North, Edmund Burke and Admiral Keppel. Beam in the center of the carousel platform is a pillar topped by a bust of King George III, ... more

Plano del Lago de San Bernardo en el Seno Mexicano /

Plano del Lago de San Bernardo en el Seno Mexicano /

Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 975 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated ... more

Blessed are the peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers

Print shows two men representing Spain and France leading George III by a rope attached to his neck and Lord Shelburne through a gateway formed by spears, from the crossbar of which are tumbling the British lio... more

Haut tapfer zu auf diesen Hund ... / J.M. Will, excud. A.V.

Haut tapfer zu auf diesen Hund ... / J.M. Will, excud. A.V.

Print shows Turks, represented by dogs, fleeing toward Constantinople after the Battle of Vienna, 1683. In the center, a large dog, representing the Sultan, is being beaten by two European officers(?). Overhead... more

His excellency General Washington commander in chief of the united States of North America &c. / B.B.E.

His excellency General Washington commander in chief of the united Sta...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval.

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, December session, A. D. 1783. Whereas the most Honorable the Congress of the United States, in and by a certain resolution passed the fourth day of September, A. D. 1782, did

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly,...

Evans 18157.; 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 165, Folder 14.

Shōchō

Shōchō

Print shows a woman with two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Kuruwa kosechi no asobi : Enj... more

Veluti in speculum

Veluti in speculum

Print shows seven British officers admiring themselves in a mirror held up for them by a devil. The officers are, from right to left, Amherst, Murray, Burgoyne, and possibly Tarleton, Cornwallis, Clinton, and S... more

James Madison to Edmund Randolph, August 12, 1783.

James Madison to Edmund Randolph, August 12, 1783.

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/.