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A convention of the not-ables, British Cartoon Print

A convention of the not-ables, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Lord North, Edmund Burke, Charles Fox, the Prince of Wales, and others attempting to break into the royal treasury. Title from item. The Library has two impressions one colored and one b&w. Catalogu... More

Thomas Jefferson to Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, April 11, 1787, (Beginning Pages Missing) Tour of Southern France

Thomas Jefferson to Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Mar...

(Beginning Pages Missing) Tour of Southern France

Thomas Jefferson, January 20, 1787, List of Chinaware to be Purchased by William Macarty; in French

Thomas Jefferson, January 20, 1787, List of Chinaware to be Purchased ...

List of Chinaware to be Purchased by William Macarty; in French

Sumida kahan no bijin

Sumida kahan no bijin

Print shows a woman, full-length portrait, standing on the bank of the Sumida River, facing left, holding a fan.

The armorial bearings of the states of Massachusetts & N. York

The armorial bearings of the states of Massachusetts & N. York

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Trenchard, 1787 (October), opp. p. 715. Stauffer, 3280 Publishe... More

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven. An act, describing the disqualifications to which persons shall be subjected, who have been, or may be guilty of treason ... [Boston: Printed by

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the year of our Lord, one thousand s...

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. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

"Sketch of the action at Osburn's, April 27, 1781"

"Sketch of the action at Osburn's, April 27, 1781"

Battle on James River. Original drawing by John Graves Simcoe. Illus. in: John Graves Simcoe, A Journal of the Operations of the Queens Ranger, 1787. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... More

Battle of Guildford, fought on the 15th of March 1781.

Battle of Guildford, fought on the 15th of March 1781.

Scale ca. 1:18,600. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. Engraved from manuscript no. 52 in Faden collection. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1516 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... More

[Church of the Holy Apostles, Rome. Elevation and plan]

[Church of the Holy Apostles, Rome. Elevation and plan]

Inscribed: 33 and 15016B. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/... More

Hashi no ue no bijin to kodomo, Eishi Hosoda

Hashi no ue no bijin to kodomo, Eishi Hosoda

Print shows a woman, holding a parasol, walking with a young boy, crossing a bridge. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae ... More

Reformation, or their worships grubbing up a skittle ground, British Cartoon Print

Reformation, or their worships grubbing up a skittle ground, British C...

Print shows three men trying to pry a skittle board from the ground using bars labeled "Justass" and "Mo-Ral-I-Ty"; a pick labeled "Proclamation" lies on the ground nearby with balls and pegs, and from over a f... More

Constitution of the U.S., p. 2

Constitution of the U.S., p. 2

First printing of the Constitution of the U.S. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania packet, and Daily Advertiser, 1787 Sept. 19. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - Constitution, U.S. This record contains unverified, ol... More

Subsidiary treaty, or the lion turned ass / designed & executed by Sinecure., British Cartoon Print

Subsidiary treaty, or the lion turned ass / designed & executed by Sin...

Print shows a man with a whip driving a donkey with the head of a lion, laden with sacks of money past a pike labeled "Liberty" with a Phrygian cap and a hand pointing the way "to Hesse Cassel." The man says, "... More

[Detail of a page from the Pennsylvania Journal, May 30, 1787]

[Detail of a page from the Pennsylvania Journal, May 30, 1787]

Original in: Rare Book Division. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: N.H. Hist.; R.I. Hist.; U.S. Hist. 1787; Const., U.S.; Congresses & Conv.

While Commerce spreads her canvas o'er the main, ...

While Commerce spreads her canvas o'er the main, ...

Print shows Columbia with two children being welcomed by Minerva.

John Francis Mercer to James Madison, January 16, 1787.

John Francis Mercer to James Madison, January 16, 1787.

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/.

Treasury Board to Wilhelm Willink, et al, December 5, 1787, United States Finances and Debt; with Extract of Letter

Treasury Board to Wilhelm Willink, et al, December 5, 1787, United Sta...

United States Finances and Debt; with Extract of Letter

In the House of delegates, Thursday, the 25th of October, 1787. [Seven resolutions for electing delegates to a convention to be held in Richmond on the first Monday in June, 1788, to act upon the proposed federal constitution] John Beckly, C. H.

In the House of delegates, Thursday, the 25th of October, 1787. [Seven...

Copy of original in Mss. Div. in Washington Papers V. 239 no. 53.; Positive Photostat.; Evans 20839.; On verso, copy 1: #54 Virginia 1787. Oct 25 & 31 Resolutions of Va. Legislature calling Va. Ratifying co... More

[List of archaic names and new scientific names to standardize nomenclature of chemical elements, metals, and gases]

[List of archaic names and new scientific names to standardize nomencl...

Text in: Methode de nomenclature chimique / Louis Berard, baron Guyton de Morveau. Paris : Cuchet, 1787, pp. 124-125. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Con... More

Constitution of the U.S., p. 1

Constitution of the U.S., p. 1

First printing of the Constitution of the U.S.

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