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Map of the patent of Oriskany.

Map of the patent of Oriskany.

Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Cadastral map. Shows land allotments, with subdivisions, adjacent to the Mohawk River from Oriskany to Rom... 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

JRS

JRS

Bust silhouette portrait shows John Rhea Smith (fl. 1785-1809), son of continental congressman Jonathan Bayard Smith (1742-1812) and brother of Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845), facing left. Title from item. (... more

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the ...

Print shows a group of sailors attending to Lord Robert Manners during battle between the British fleet and the French fleet in the West Indies. Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus... more

Samuel Shaw to John Jay, May 19, 1785, Newspaper Clipping of Shaw's Letter Describing His Trip to China

Samuel Shaw to John Jay, May 19, 1785, Newspaper Clipping of Shaw's Le...

Newspaper Clipping of Shaw's Letter Describing His Trip to China

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

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

Charles Alexandre de Calonne to Thomas Jefferson, 1785, American Whale Oil Trade; Extract 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

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

George the III / Reynolds del. ; Angus sculp.

George the III / Reynolds del. ; Angus sculp.

Print shows King George III, full-length portrait, facing left, wearing ermine robe and powdered wig, left hand resting on shelf with orb, crown, and scepter. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with... more

Shodan

Shodan

Print shows a confrontation between a court official and a lesser official with his wife standing nearby, following an offense by the court official; this sets the stage, in later acts, for the lesser official'... more

Vue d'un tombeau antique à Agrigente, connu sous le mon de Tombeau de Theron ...

Vue d'un tombeau antique à Agrigente, connu sous le mon de Tombeau de ...

Illus. in: Jean Claude Richard de Saint-Non, Voyage Pittoresque; ou Description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile; vol. 4, 1785, plate 88. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, o... 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

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.

Notification. The freeholders and other inhabitants of the Town of Boston, qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to meet at Faneuil-Hall, on Wednesday 26th of Octob. inst. at Ten o'clock A. M. then and there to consider the petition

Notification. The freeholders and other inhabitants of the Town of Bos...

Positive Photostat. 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 42, Folder ... more

Kaart van het eiland Cuba.

Kaart van het eiland Cuba.

Scale ca. 1:3,200,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1785 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the author's Atlas, tot opheldering der... more

United States Congress, August 1785, Record of Prize Ships Taken from 1775 to 1781
Survey of lot no. 121 in district no.7

Survey of lot no. 121 in district no.7

Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen and ink on printed form. On lower half of sheet: In pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania ... and by order of the Surveyor ... more

De La Fayette / Angus sculp.

De La Fayette / Angus sculp.

Print shows Marquis de Lafayette, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing uniform; medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, ... more

Hagi

Hagi

Print shows three women in garden setting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Shūkuawase shiki no hana : Flowers of th... more

Suffrein / Walker sculpt.

Suffrein / Walker sculpt.

Print shows Pierre André de Suffren de Saint-Tropez, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing uniform; medallion with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Sp... 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

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

James Madison to James Monroe, April 14, 1785. [cover only].

James Madison to James Monroe, April 14, 1785. [cover only].

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/.

Lord Howe

Lord Howe

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing hat and uniform, medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, an... more

The United States of North America, with the British & Spanish territories according to the treaty of 1784.

The United States of North America, with the British & Spanish territo...

Scale ca. 1:6,450,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows numerous boundary changes. Includes text. Includes historical notes and a color key. For a description of the second ... 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

Sankai yochi zenzu.

Sankai yochi zenzu.

Scale ca. 1:27,000,000 at the equator. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows continents and oceans of the world at about 1600. Based on Matteo Ricci's World map which was published in ... more

Hanami

Hanami

Print shows two women and a young female student or attendant at the Yoshiwara looking at cherry blossoms. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005... more

Kaka no yūjo

Kaka no yūjo

Print shows a courtesan with two young attendants standing beneath a cherry tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban... more

The funeral of Trade, who died of a mortal stab receiv'd on the 13th of June 1785

The funeral of Trade, who died of a mortal stab receiv'd on the 13th o...

"A scene near one of the City quays: empty warehouses on the right; dismantled ships in the background (left) with brooms at their mastheads showing that they are for sale..." (Source: George)

General Green

General Green

Print shows General Nathanael Greene, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval above nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commen... 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/.

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

Boston, September 5, 1785. Whereas I John de Neuville, on the 13th of August, was threatened in the name of Messieurs Leertouwer and Huyman of this town, that they would advance me no more money, if I did not endorse to them all the bills of exc

Boston, September 5, 1785. Whereas I John de Neuville, on the 13th of ...

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 42, Folder 24.

Mr. De Vergennes, ministre des affaires etrangères sous Louis XVI / Bovinet sculp.

Mr. De Vergennes, ministre des affaires etrangères sous Louis XVI / Bo...

Print shows Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; in oval. Title from item.

Hanami zuki

Hanami zuki

Print shows two women and a child outside a building with cherry trees in blossom. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: ... more

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