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Plano topografico que comprende la costa del mar desde la ensenada de castillos hasta el Rio Grande de Sn. Pedro, el arroyo del Chuy, la Laguna de la Manguera y la de Merin, contodos los arroyos que desaguan en esta, el Piratini, las cabeceras del Rio Negro y las del Ycabacua, las vertientes que bajan de la Cuchilla general al Yacuy y al Uruguay, los establecimientos y misiones españolas del propio Uruguay, los establecimientos portugueses mas inmediatos a dichas misiones y el curso de una gran parte del Uruguay con la boca del rio a que los demarcadores pasados dieron el nombre de Pepiri, expresandose en el mismo plano los terrenos y a demarcados y los que estan endisputa entre los comisarios principales de los dos soberanos, por cuya orden se hizo este trabajo que empezo el año de 1784 y se concluyo en el de 1788 /

Plano topografico que comprende la costa del mar desde la ensenada de ...

Shows central portion of Rio Grande do Sul between Uruguay River and Mangueira Lagoon. "... 4 de outubro de 1789 ..." Relief shown by shading. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of C... more

Richard Peters to James Madison, August 21, 1789. [Draft].

Richard Peters to James Madison, August 21, 1789. [Draft].

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/.

View upon the road from New-Windsor, towards, Morris Town, Jersey

View upon the road from New-Windsor, towards, Morris Town, Jersey

Print shows a tree stump in the foreground, a man tending a cow on the roadway, and a farm in the background, along the road from New Windsor, New York, to Morristown, New Jersey. Title from item. Illus. in: Th... more

[Soldier with musket and farmer with hoe holding crest topped with sailing ship]

[Soldier with musket and farmer with hoe holding crest topped with sai...

Illus. in: Journal of House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, 1798-1805, title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4710. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card traci... more

An address to the Freemen of Pennsylvania It is a principal duty of good citizens in every community to lay before their countrymen and fellow-citizens their candid and dispassionate remarks upon such important matters as interest the whole soci

An address to the Freemen of Pennsylvania It is a principal duty of go...

Evans 20915. 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 147, Folder 8a.

[A Native warrior on the cartouche for "Map for the Interior Travels through America, delineating the March of the Army"] / T. Conder, sculpsit.

[A Native warrior on the cartouche for "Map for the Interior Travels t...

Print shows a Native warrior sitting on the ground with a rifle resting on his right shoulder. Title from item. Illus. in: Travels through the interior parts of America : In a series of letters / Thomas Anburey... more

Quand ce ra la Poule au Pot

Quand ce ra la Poule au Pot

Print shows a poor old man sliding a chicken onto a long spit. Title from item. Trimmed within plate mark. de Vinck, 2890 Blum, 27 Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

L'homme au masque de fer

L'homme au masque de fer

Print shows a prisoner in chains and wearing an iron mask sitting on a bench in a prison cell, and another man with a lantern and a tray of food entering the cell in the Bastille. Title from item. Possibly purc... more

A north view of the Castle William in the harbour of Boston

A north view of the Castle William in the harbour of Boston

Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, vol. I, no. V, 1789 (May), frontispiece... more

Allegorie dèdiè au tiers etat

Allegorie dèdiè au tiers etat

Print shows an allegorical scene with a member of the nobility and a member of the clergy, representing the estates general, helping to hold aloft a large heart-shaped frame, which rests on the back of a man re... more

Mr. Necker / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ; T.S. Duplessis, pinx.

Mr. Necker / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ; T.S. Duplessis, pinx.

Head-and-shoulders portrait, in oval, facing right.

Ouka no Oiran dōchū

Ouka no Oiran dōchū

Print shows a woman standing beneath a parasol with branches of cherry blossoms above. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashira... more

Sola experientia vera medicamina docet. Tis only experience that teaches proper remedies

Sola experientia vera medicamina docet. Tis only experience that teach...

Man seated on toilet holding candle. Behind him is a witch wearing queen's cape, looking at book and holding wand. Behind her are 2 Chinese? men holding candles, a man wearing a cape and holding sword, and 3 Ch... more

View of the federal ediface in New York

View of the federal ediface in New York

Print shows exterior view of Federal Hall, designated the site of the federal government in 1788, New York City, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphi... more

The following is a copy of a bill, which was introduced and read in the Honorable General Assembly of this State, at their session last week at Newport--- the consideration of which is postponed to the next session. September 21, 1789. An act fo

The following is a copy of a bill, which was introduced and read in th...

Evans 22110.; 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 166, Folder 12.

Le jeu de quilles

Le jeu de quilles

Print shows a member of the nobility complaining to a member of the clergy, representing the estates general, while a member of the working class, or third estate, bowling in the background, appears to be monop... more

Ezra Stiles S.T.D. L.L.D. - president of Yale College / drawn & engraved by S. Hill, Boston.

Ezra Stiles S.T.D. L.L.D. - president of Yale College / drawn & engrav...

Print shows Ezra Stiles, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in oval. Title from item. Stauffer, 1380 Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the... more

Ukie momotarō mukashibanashi no zu

Ukie momotarō mukashibanashi no zu

Print showing a procession of men wearing animal masks and hats with horns, carrying a warrior on a litter along the shore of a lake, with a temple in the background.

U to shirasagi

U to shirasagi

Print shows a cormorant catching a fish and two white herons. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Momo chidori kyōka awas... more

Thomas Pleasants to James Madison, April 23, 1789.

Thomas Pleasants to James Madison, April 23, 1789.

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/.

[Cartouche showing cherubs celebrating the founding of the new nation] / Cornelius Tiebout sculp.

[Cartouche showing cherubs celebrating the founding of the new nation]...

Print shows cherubs unrolling a scroll inscribed "New Map of the States of Georgia South and North Carolina Virginia and Maryland including the Spanish Provinces of West and East Florida from the latest surveys... more

Military laboratory, at No. 34, Dock street near the Drawbridge, Philadelphia: where owners and commanders of armed vessels may be supplied, for either the use of small arms or cannon, at the shortest notice, with every species of military store

Military laboratory, at No. 34, Dock street near the Drawbridge, Phila...

Not in Evans.; On verso: MC #09-82-038.321 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 147, Folder 9a.

G.F. Lamoignon Malesherbes

G.F. Lamoignon Malesherbes

Oval bust, right profile of Chretien Guillaume de Malesherbes, 1721-1794. Engraving by Lambert Antoine Claessens. This record contains unverified data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card ... more

--Affairs. The sweet prospect behind us, or The outs in office

--Affairs. The sweet prospect behind us, or The outs in office

Print shows rear views of the Prince of Wales, Maria Fitzherbert, Charles James Fox, Lord North, Edmund Burke, a prospective Lord Chancellor, and Richard B. Sheridan, with buttocks exposed, defecating. On the w... more

Vive le roi, vive la nation J'savois ben qu'jaurions not tour.

Vive le roi, vive la nation J'savois ben qu'jaurions not tour.

Print shows a well-dressed peasant woman nursing an infant, riding on the back of a noblewoman who is holding onto the shoulders of a nun, representing the clergy. This cartoon presents a realingment of the Est... more

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. An act to suspend part of an act, entitled, "An act to regulate the collection of the duties imp

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York,...

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 212, Folder 6.

La coup des bois

La coup des bois

Print shows a member of the Third Estate, possibly a woman, kneeling on top of a fallen friar, cutting wooden branches or horns from his head. Title from item. Caption continues: Quel besogne, Grand Dieu ni moi... more

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water, upon which the army under the command of Lt. General Burgoyne, took post on the 20th Sepr. 1777 (shewing General Frazer's funeral) / Barlow sculp.

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water,...

Print shows a panoramic view of three hills along the west bank of the Hudson River in New York.

Theatrical portraiture no. 1 - Henry V

Theatrical portraiture no. 1 - Henry V

Illustration shows an actor portraying Henry V in Shakespear's play by the same name. Illus. in: The Attic miscellany or, characteristic mirror of men and things, vol. 1. London : Bently & Co., 1790. Caption: H... more

Meeting night of the Club of Odd Fellows / Collings, del. ; etchd. by Barlow.

Meeting night of the Club of Odd Fellows / Collings, del. ; etchd. by ...

"Members of a Club of Odd Fellows drinking, smoking, and talking..." (Source: George) Frontispiece to The Attic Miscellany, i. This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Person... more

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regiment de Flanders avec les Gardes du Corps lors de leurs arriveé de Versailles a Paris de 6 Octobre 1789

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regimen...

Cartoon about the French Revolution. Title from item. Title translated: The fraternity of soldiers of the Parisienne Guard, the Dragoons, and the Regiment of Flanders with the body guards at the time of their a... more

Ode to the President of the United States on his arrival at Boston. [Boston, 1789].

Ode to the President of the United States on his arrival at Boston. [B...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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; Por... more

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. An act for establishing the salaries of the executive officers of government, with their assista

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York,...

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 212, Folder 5.

M. Baillij / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ; Boizot, pinx.

M. Baillij / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ; Boizot, pinx.

Head-and-shoulders portrait, in oval, right profile.

Plan of the city of New York.

Plan of the city of New York.

Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of... more

Trois tetes sous l'meme bonnet

Trois tetes sous l'meme bonnet

Print shows a neatly dressed man sitting on a bundle surrounded by implements of the Third Estate and holding a large triangle topped with a liberty cap, within the triangle are images of a cleric, an aristocra... more

Beauties of fashion & c. ("Belzebub Blacklegs")

Beauties of fashion & c. ("Belzebub Blacklegs")

Head and shoulders caricatures of 31 persons. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The Household, or who rules the roast!

The Household, or who rules the roast!

Print shows an interior view of a kitchen, the "Treasury" or the "Privy Purse" represented by a crown, in which a large bull on a spit labeled "Fourth Estate" is being roasted before a fire, dripping coins; on ... more

Fellow citizens. You have this moment been witnesses to one of the noblest spectacles that the eyes of freemen ever beheld. You have seen the first patriot of his country, raised by the unanimous voice of his fellow-citizens to the highest stati

Fellow citizens. You have this moment been witnesses to one of the nob...

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 16h.

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday, the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. The Conventions of a number of the states having, at the time of their adopting the constitutio

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York,...

Evans 22202.; On verso of Copy 1 and Copy 2: [Stamp] Gift HERBERT PUTNAM SEPT. 22 1938; [Stamp] Issued by the United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, Sol Bloom, Director General, Washington D.C... more

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, September 26, 1789, Passport for Thomas Jefferson, Signed by Lafayette

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, S...

Passport for Thomas Jefferson, Signed by Lafayette

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

Allegorical print showing Father Time parting the stormy skies of recent days to reveal Louis XVI eagerly accepting the truth offered by Justice and the arrival of Jacques Necker, recalled on 16 July 1789, as F... more

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after they had surrendered to the Americans

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after...

Print shows a panoramic view of the landscape in Charlottesville, Virginia, with British troops, captured at the surrender in Saratoga, engaged in subsistence farming. Title from item. Illus. in: Travels throug... more

To the honorable the Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The petition and remonstrance of John Fitch, of the City of Philadelphia ... John Fitch. Philadelphia, September 26, 1789.

To the honorable the Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvan...

Used for Exchange 3-7-51.; Imprint 2.; 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. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera ... more

James Madison to George Washington, March 5, 1789.

James Madison to George Washington, March 5, 1789.

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/.

[3 orders proceeding to Versailles, May 1789]

[3 orders proceeding to Versailles, May 1789]

Print shows ornate carriage in which are riding well-dressed people with horns growing out of their heads. The carriage is drawn by two horned deer; standing on a platform at the rear is a women holding a baton... more

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