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Mer Méditerranée

Mer Méditerranée

Illus. in: Jean Claude Richard de Saint-Non, Voyage Pittoresque; ou Description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile; vol. 4, 1785, plate 81. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, o... More

Boston, April 18, 1785. The minds of the people being greatly and justly agitated by the apparent intention of the government and the merchants of Great-Britain to deprive the industrious trader of every benefit of our commerce ... [Boston, 1785

Boston, April 18, 1785. The minds of the people being greatly and just...

Not in Ford.; 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. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfoli... More

Ōkawabata yūryō

Ōkawabata yūryō

Print shows three women strolling next to the Sumida(?) River, enjoying the cool evening air. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: ... More

Yatsushi jūnidan zoushi ushiwaka jōrurihime

Yatsushi jūnidan zoushi ushiwaka jōrurihime

Print shows four women standing on a porch, one may be ringing a bell, and a man playing a flute, standing in front of the porch; from the tale of Jūnidan Zoushi and Ushiwaka. Title and other descriptive inform... More

Ciceron découvre le Tombeau d'Archimedes près des portes de Syracuse

Ciceron découvre le Tombeau d'Archimedes près des portes de Syracuse

Illus. in: Jean Claude Richard de Saint-Non, Voyage Pittoresque; ou Description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile; vol. 4, 1785. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data fr... More

Philip Mazzei to James Madison, June 15, 1785. In Italian.

Philip Mazzei to James Madison, June 15, 1785. In Italian.

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/.

Eine grausame geschichte, oder ein lied von einem mörder, Philip Bebel, welcher gewohnt hat in Maryland, nicht weit von Friedrick-Taun, an der Pfeif-Kriek und hat Ausgangs April, 1785, eine fray, welche schwanger war und 4 kinder mit einer Urt e

Eine grausame geschichte, oder ein lied von einem mörder, Philip Bebel...

In verse.; Bebel, Philip.; Verse.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 3 gennu. 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

The Rolle complimented by the wonders of the age

The Rolle complimented by the wonders of the age

Print shows John Rolle addressing a "Learned Pig, Surprising Monkey, Wonderful Hare, Dancing Dogs, [and] Conjuring Horse", the "wonders of the age." Includes six lines of verse: "Illustrious Rolle! O may thy ho... More

A map of the Federal Territory from the western boundary of Pennsylvania to the Scioto River

A map of the Federal Territory from the western boundary of Pennsylvan...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. "Longitude west from Philadelphia." LC copy annotated in black ink. Shows lands granted to Army companies and the proposed town of Marietta, Ohio. Includes historic notes and inset "A plan ... More

Lord Rodney

Lord Rodney

Print shows George Brydges Rodney, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing uniform; medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, a... More

États-Unis de l'Amérique septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terre Neuve, de St. Jean, l'Acadie &c.

États-Unis de l'Amérique septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terr...

Scale ca. 1:7,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Isle de Fer and Paris. Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes and a listing of the 13 original states plus Vermont and the proposed name of 10 new states p... More

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick / Miller del. ; Birrell sculp.

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick...

Print shows Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal with name plate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, S... More

On the Sublime & Beautiful

On the Sublime & Beautiful

Burke standing on shoulders of Powis and Sawbridge. Engraving in Collections of Sayer's Caricatures, published 1785 April 6, by Thomas Cornell, Bruton et cie. No. 6788. This record contains unverified data from... More

[Arms of the British forces]

[Arms of the British forces]

Print shows British arms with drum and flag as title page ornament. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending in 1783 / John Andrews... More

Henry Champion, January 24, 1785, Law Case Brought by Veuve Samuel Joly l'aine et fils to Collect Thomas Barclay's Overdue Debt; in French

Henry Champion, January 24, 1785, Law Case Brought by Veuve Samuel Jol...

Law Case Brought by Veuve Samuel Joly l'aine et fils to Collect Thomas Barclay's Overdue Debt; in French

Carte générale des treize États-Unis indépendants de l'Amérique septetrionale pour servir au Spectateur américain 1785.

Carte générale des treize États-Unis indépendants de l'Amérique septet...

Scale ca. 1:4,400,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude du méridien de Paris." From Joseph Mandrillon's Le spectateur américain. 1785. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 759 Available also ... More

La quatorzieme expérience aerostatique de M. Blanchard accompagné du Chevalier Lepinard faite à Lille en Flandre, le 26 août 1785 Dediée à Messieurs les Magistrats de la ville de Lille en Flandre / / Peint par L. Watteau, professeur de l'Académie de Lille ; Gravé par Helman, de la même Académie.

La quatorzieme expérience aerostatique de M. Blanchard accompagné du C...

Print shows the balloon of Jean-Pierre Blanchard ascending from Lille, France. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Reform and no reform, or the lovely pair's gentle fracas

Reform and no reform, or the lovely pair's gentle fracas

Print shows "with the Head of Boreas", Lord North, standing to the left of a platform labeled "Reform Janus", and "with the Head of Reynard", Charles Fox, standing on the right; on the platform is a devil/human... More

Count de Grasse, the French admiral, resigning his sword to Admiral Rodney, after being defeated by that gallant commander in the West Indies, on April 12th 1782 / Metz delin. ; Fiegl sculp.

Count de Grasse, the French admiral, resigning his sword to Admiral Ro...

Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus. in: A new, universal and impartial history of England ... to the spring of the year 1784 ... / by George Frederick Raymond, Esq.... London : Pr... More

Nuevo plano de Puerto Rico /

Nuevo plano de Puerto Rico /

Scale ca. 1:8,500. Has watermarks. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Selected build... More

To his excellency the Governor, and the honorable council of the State of Maryland. The address of the subscribers, inhabitants of  ... county, sheweth That the present circumstances of the people of this county, compel us to apply to  you, in w

To his excellency the Governor, and the honorable council of the State...

Paper - money.; 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 28, Folder 20.

Ōkawabata yūryō

Ōkawabata yūryō

Print shows three women, two standing and one sitting on a bench next to the Sumida(?) River, enjoying the cool evening air. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print s... More

Thomas Jefferson to Jean Diot & Company, November 24, 1785, Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)

Thomas Jefferson to Jean Diot & Company, November 24, 1785, Lister Asq...

Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)

Vue des Campagne d'Agrigente

Vue des Campagne d'Agrigente

Illus. in: Jean Claude Richard de Saint-Non, Voyage Pittoresque; ou Description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile; vol. 4, 1785, plates 94 and 95. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unver... More

Ushiwakamaru to benkei

Ushiwakamaru to benkei

Print shows the warrior-monk Benkei with a naginata (a long pole with sword-like blade) and Ushiwakamaru (Minamoto no Yoshitsune) holding a cloth over his head, causing Benkei to mistake him for a woman. Title ... More

The vision

The vision

Print shows a young man, possibly William Pitt, the younger, being visited by a ghost from the grave, possibly the elder William Pitt, who has come "to warn thee against thy impending fate - Beware of Prerogati... More

Plano de la ciudad y puerto de la Havana.

Plano de la ciudad y puerto de la Havana.

Scale ca. 1:12,500. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the left. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1821 Available also through the Library of Congres... More

Plano de la Ría de San Yusti situado por obsevación [sic] la punta del N. del Castrón en la latitud N. de 43⁰18ʹ48ʺ /

Plano de la Ría de San Yusti situado por obsevación [sic] la punta del...

Also shows Ensenada de Mendía. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 791 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster i... More

Thomas Jefferson, 1785-87, Memorandum on Barbary States; in Shorthand
Chōsen hachidō no zu : 5-mai no uchi, betsuni setsuari.

Chōsen hachidō no zu : 5-mai no uchi, betsuni setsuari.

Shows South and North Korea as a whole. Possibly copied from original manuscript map: Chōsen hachidō no zu by Hayashi Shihei; published by Suharaya, Ichibē Edo, 1785. Panel title. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Av... More

State of New-Hampshire. John Taylor Gilman, Treasurer of said state. To the selectmen of Greeting. Pursuant to an act of the General Court of said state of New Hamphire (passed February 23, Anno Domini, 1785) ... You are hereby required to asses

State of New-Hampshire. John Taylor Gilman, Treasurer of said state. T...

Filled in in mss. for the town of Atkinson.; On verso: (Public Service) Select Men of Atkinson 1785. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full ... More

Adml. Kempenfelt

Adml. Kempenfelt

Print shows Admiral Richard Kempenfelt (1718-1782), head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal with nameplate.

James Madison, October-November, 1785. Notes on Debate on Bill for Relig Estabt proposed by Mr Henry.

James Madison, October-November, 1785. Notes on Debate on Bill for Rel...

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/.

France. Arret of the King's Council of State, concerning commerce with the French Islands in America of the 30th of August, 1784. (Extracted from the records of the Council of State).  [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap and David C. Claypoole

France. Arret of the King's Council of State, concerning commerce with...

Evans 19010. 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 146, Folder 34.

Hanabi

Hanabi

Print shows a woman standing before two young women sitting on a bench. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Onna fūzoku... More

Fowls of a feather flock together / K., fecit, 1785.

Fowls of a feather flock together / K., fecit, 1785.

Scottish cartoon shows a group of men conversing as balloons sail overhead. Possibly Scottish balloonist James Tytler and Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi.

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell.

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell...

Sir Roger Curtis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in framed medallion on pedestal. Illus. in: History of war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending ... More

Ōmando ogie oiyo takeji

Ōmando ogie oiyo takeji

Print shows two women entertainers (geishas) getting dressed for a festival; tall paper lantern in the foreground on the right. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... More

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing uniform with hat; in framed medallion. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain... More