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City water rates. No. street. Boston, 1849. To the City of Boston, Dr. For the use of water from January 1, 1849, to January 1, 1850. [Boston, 1849].

City water rates. No. street. Boston, 1849. To the City of Boston, Dr....

Bill for city water for John Hancock dated in mss. Jan 1, 1849 for $15.00.; Handwritten on verso: 1850. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full... More

Circular. Important to all whom it may concern. I have permanently located myself in the village of East liberty, for the purpose of practising as a botanical physician, on the new and old systems ... Henry Hahn, M. D. East Liberty, Green townsh

Circular. Important to all whom it may concern. I have permanently loc...

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 137, Folder 2b.

[Americans convertng canoes into schooners, in the Bay of Panama]

[Americans convertng canoes into schooners, in the Bay of Panama]

California Gold Rush. Wood engraving in Illustrated London News, July 14, 1849. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Diagram of the south part of Shaker Village, Canterbury, NH.

Diagram of the south part of Shaker Village, Canterbury, NH.

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Structures drawn in elevations, numbered, and identified by a legend. "The artist who drew this diagram, not being acquainted with any rules of drawing, hopes it will be sufficient ... More

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

Illustration showing Roman ships in harbor. Illus. in: History of Julius Caesar / Jacob Abbott. 1849, opp. p. 102. Reference copy in LOT 4613.

Iron Store-House for California - sent to San Francisco

Iron Store-House for California - sent to San Francisco

Built by John Walker, son of Richard Walker, orig. mfr. and patentee; of corrugated iron. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1849, July 14, p. 20. This record contains unverified, old data from caption car... More

List of Senators of the General Assembly, of the State of Tennessee, convened at Nashville on the furst Monday in October, 1849 - whose election extends for two years from the second day of August, 1849. Prepared by Ramond B. Sloan, for the memb

List of Senators of the General Assembly, of the State of Tennessee, c...

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 175, Folder 9.

Louisa
Mr. Golightly, bound to California

Mr. Golightly, bound to California

Caricature of man riding on rocket with items to sell to gold miners. Copyright by A. Donnely. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Prints and Drawings.

Susannah, and the elders

Susannah, and the elders

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Sarony & Major. Copyright deposit, southern district of Penn.

Monument of the New York Fire Department

Monument of the New York Fire Department

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Trembly. Copyright deposit, Southern District of N.Y.

The place we hear about

The place we hear about

Another grim portrayal of violent goldfield life in California, similar to "Things as They Are" (no. 1849-3) and equally critical of the outgoing Polk administration. Here again mayhem erupts, as prospectors an... More

Uriel

Uriel

Uriel, full-length, seated, facing left, holding spear. Illus. in: Outlines & sketches / by Washington Allston. Boston : 1850, illus. 11. Engraving by J. & S.W. Cheney of a pen and ink drawing made by Washingto... More

Sunday morning ; Log cabin / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

Sunday morning ; Log cabin / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San...

Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners in camp eating and reading; and (bottom) miners standing in front of log cabin; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California ... More

Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names. Also covers southern portion of county annexed by City of Philadelphia in 1854. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward t... More

Genl. Görgey, the Hungarian patriot / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

Genl. Görgey, the Hungarian patriot / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

György Kmety, full-length portrait, facing slightly right, seated on horse.

[Unidentified man, possibly Hosea Curtice, seated in chair, facing front]

[Unidentified man, possibly Hosea Curtice, seated in chair, facing fro...

No electronic surrogate available. Case: back only Rinhart 144. Stamped on brass mat: Senter, Auburn. Paper note with daguerreotype: "Hosea Curtice." Transfer, Mauscript Division (Cooper Curtice Papers); 2001; ... More

List of officers for 1849. Troy, Kneeland and Co's steam press. [1849].

List of officers for 1849. Troy, Kneeland and Co's steam press. [1849]...

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 120, Folder 24h.

Sweet Memories of Thee

Sweet Memories of Thee

Music cover showing beautiful woman standing on small wooden bridge. LOT subdivision subject: Sentimental - Women. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Wm. Hall & Son... More

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R....

The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River. Scale 1:9,600. Across bottom of map: "Profiles ... More

[Elisa and John McAllister, children of W.Y. McAllister, Elisa standing on chair, John sitting in high chair]

[Elisa and John McAllister, children of W.Y. McAllister, Elisa standin...

Written on paper label on velvet lining inside case: July 23, 1849. Written on paper label on case: Lissie & John McAllister July 23, 1849. Labels adhered to case: "23," "51," and "71." Embossed on velvet linin... More

[Mr. Hamilton, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Mr. Hamilton, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

Scratched on face of plate: 265; Hamilton, HBM, R.N. Scratched on back of plate: 252. Hallmark: Rinhart 42. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Librar... More

[View near San Francisco, Upper California]

[View near San Francisco, Upper California]

Two Spanish cowboys roping a bull. Wood engraving in Illustrated London News, 1949 January 13. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela /

Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, th...

Wall map. Shows Canada only along United States border. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Buffy Cafritz, Madison Council; 2004. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Differs from other 1849 ed. by omiss... More

Dr. Jewett's...health restoring bitters

Dr. Jewett's...health restoring bitters

LOT subdivision subject: Printing. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Copyright by S. Jewett & Co. Caption card tracings: Bitters; Patent medicines; Shelf.

An ordinance, to regulate the public grave-yard .... Carlisle, Pa. Printed at the Cheap Job Office of the "Herald" April 9, 1849.

An ordinance, to regulate the public grave-yard .... Carlisle, Pa. Pri...

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 155, Folder 19.

Official map of San Francisco.

Official map of San Francisco.

Scale 1:6,600; 550 English ft. to the in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by Henry Reed." Available also through the Library of Cong... More

A map of the counties of Salem and Gloucester, New Jersey : from actual surveys /

A map of the counties of Salem and Gloucester, New Jersey : from actua...

Wall map showing roads, buildings, and landholders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1849 by Smith & Wistar in the Clerk's Offic... More

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 s... More

The great naval blockade of Round Island.  Showing the immense importance of having an efficient "right arm of the national defence"

The great naval blockade of Round Island. Showing the immense importa...

A satire on Taylor administration efforts to curtail American "filibusters," armed expeditions against Cuba for the purpose of freeing the island from Spanish rule. Specific reference here is to the Navy's bloc... More

Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico &c.

Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico &c.

Shows California's gold region and western trails. LC Trails, 51 Variant ed. in same year. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 4 copies, vary slightly Additional copy, Filmore #30

[Shankland's American fashions, 1849]

[Shankland's American fashions, 1849]

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, eight men, a woman, and four children standing outdoors along a dirt roadway, two of the men are dressed for hunting and carry rifles, and at bottom, eight men and ... More

The tabernacle in the wilderness, and plan of the encampment. Exod. XI. 2 / lith'y. of A. Kollner Phila ; H. Camp's lith'c. press.

The tabernacle in the wilderness, and plan of the encampment. Exod. XI...

Print shows a temporary tabernacle building surrounded by a curtained wall in a large clearing with tents comprising the "First Division Camp of Judah" on the east side, the "Second Division Camp of Reuben" on ... More

Hymenial expositor, or, matrimonial chart / desigd. by A. Kollner ; Traubel.

Hymenial expositor, or, matrimonial chart / desigd. by A. Kollner ; Tr...

Print shows at top, a wedding being performed; at left and right are spaces for recording marriages; at center is "The Great Ocean of Love" dotted with many small islands, bays, straits, gulfs, and rivers, the ... More

[Time table and general rules] To take effect October 8, 1849. Boston, October 4, 1849.

[Time table and general rules] To take effect October 8, 1849. Boston,...

Gift Miss Theo H. Twichell Sept. 10, 1946. 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 59, Folder 22d.

Main entrance, north front, Smithsonian Institution / W. Wade del.

Main entrance, north front, Smithsonian Institution / W. Wade del.

Photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing people standing at the front entrance to the Smithsonian Institution castle. Lower left corner: W Wade, del. Published in Historic of Public Architecture by Rob... More

Things as they are

Things as they are

Perkins's grim picture of conditions in the goldfields of California during the 1849 Gold Rush contains a backhanded swipe at the outgoing Polk administration. In the foreground, violence breaks out against a ... More

A list of the members and officers of the House of representatives. Prepared by John Wallis and Elijah Butler, doorkeepers. Containing the names; birth-places; ages; residences; post-offices; whether married, single, or widower, places of boardi

A list of the members and officers of the House of representatives. Pr...

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 175, Folder 12.

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, ...

Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners working next to flume; and (bottom) miners working next to river with water wheel leading to sluice; with attached blank leaf. Title from ite... More

A prospecting party / Lith. & Pubd. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

A prospecting party / Lith. & Pubd. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Pictorial lettersheet shows progression of optimistic to disappointed prospectors. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 209 (variation) Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.03

The following resolutions, being substantially the same as those offered at two of its previous meetings, were, with the exception of one dissenting voice in the cases of nos. 4, 6, and 9, passed unanimously by the Church of Peterboro. June 1st,

The following resolutions, being substantially the same as those offer...

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 120, Folder 24f.

Map exhibiting the rail road, canal, lake, and river routes from New York and Boston to the west : via Ocdensburgh [sic] and Sacket's [sic] Harbor, N.Y.

Map exhibiting the rail road, canal, lake, and river routes from New Y...

Covers New York State and New England (west of Portland, Me.). Also shows railroads completed, under construction, chartered, and/or planned. Does not contain statement of attribution. Relief shown by hachures.... More

Map of Mercer County, New Jersey /

Map of Mercer County, New Jersey /

Relief shown by hachures. Includes names of property owners. Insets : Plan of Trenton ; Plan of Princeton. LC Land ownership maps, 454 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Grand patent India-rubber air line railway to California: competition defied

Grand patent India-rubber air line railway to California: competition ...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2748

Merkatorskai︠a︡ karta Proliva Kuprei︠a︡nova : nakhodi︠a︡shchagosi︠a︡ mezhdu ostrovami Kadʹi︠a︡kom i Afognakom /

Merkatorskai︠a︡ karta Proliva Kuprei︠a︡nova : nakhodi︠a︡shchagosi︠a︡ m...

Depths shown by soundings. Ms. in black and red inks with blue wash on tracing linen. Traced names in Russian. Names added in red ink in English. Handwritten in ink at bottom: March 1891. Received this from Lie... More

Circular letter. Harvard, Mass., March 20th, 1849. Esteemed friend:- Have you read the publications of the United Believers? and if so, what do you think of the views therein presented? ... I am your friend. Lorenzo D. Grosvenor.

Circular letter. Harvard, Mass., March 20th, 1849. Esteemed friend:- 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; Portfolio 59, Folder 16.

[Walt Whitman, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front]

[Walt Whitman, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front]

On verso: 1850, Saunders 2. Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: One Life: Walt Whitman, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., 2006.

Temperance poem. Dedicated to the noble crew of the United States receiving ship Franklin, at Charlestown Navy Yard and sung in the Boston Baptist Bethen, corner of Lewis and Commercial Streets, Friday evening September 7th, 1849, after the pres

Temperance poem. Dedicated to the noble crew of the United States rece...

Verse.; 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; Portfolio 59, Folder 17.

It has been the intention of the American people from the close of the war of the revolution, to rear some monument to the memory of Washington. This was expressed first, by their representatives in Congress on the 7th day of August 1783, by the

It has been the intention of the American people from the close of the...

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 232, Folder 33.