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A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from Pointe des Peres, and partly on board the vanguard man of war, by Captain Hervey Smyth Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des Peres, et en partie àbord de l'avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth / / P. Benazech sculp.

A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from...

Print shows warships on the Saint Lawrence River with the city of Québec in the background. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys... more

An advertisement having appeared, signed Andrew Marschalk, accusing me the subscriber, of having come to his father's house, and telling him" that if he voted against Mr. Scott, the Board of Commerce, would give him the inspecting of all the flo

An advertisement having appeared, signed Andrew Marschalk, accusing me...

Evans 11458.; On verso: S; Jan 24, 1769. 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 103, Folder 20a.

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New-England, in America; a proclamation ... strictly prohibit and forbid the transporting or shipping on board any vessel for transportation out of this C

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colon...

Positive broadside.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 3.; Proclamation. 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... more

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New-England, in America. A proclamation ... strictly prohibit and forbid the transporting, or shipping on board any vessel for transportation out of this

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colon...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; Proclamation 1. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collecti... more

New-York Sept. 15, 1773. To the corporation. Gentlemen. The alacrity with which you began, and the indefatigable perfeverance of your body, to amove Alderman Blagg, one of the most respectable of your board, from the office of Alderman and Justi

New-York Sept. 15, 1773. To the corporation. Gentlemen. The alacrity w...

Imprint 2; Blagg, Alderman.; On verso: S; Sept 15, 1773. 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; Po... more

Boston, December 2, 1773. Whereas it has been reported that a permit will be given by the custom-house for landing the tea now on board a vessel laying in this harbour, commanded by Capt. Hall: this is to remind the publick, that it was solemnly

Boston, December 2, 1773. Whereas it has been reported that a permit w...

Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 5 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera C... more

Committee-Chamber, July 19, 1774. Proceedings of the Committee of correspondence. The resolves proposed by the Board to the inhabitants of this City, having been published and dispersed through the town several days previous to this meeting ...

Committee-Chamber, July 19, 1774. Proceedings of the Committee of corr...

Evans 13479.; On verso: S; July 19, 1774. 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 106, Folder 20a.

In Provincial congress. New York, June 7, 1775. Resolved, that whensoever doubts shall arise, which respect to the recommendations, or resolutions of the Continental Congress ... It is the duty of such persons, to apply to this board for an expl

In Provincial congress. New York, June 7, 1775. Resolved, that whensoe...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; June 7, 1775. 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 108, Folder 27.

Whereas we the subscribers have broke the association of the late Continental Congress, by unloading a part of the cargo from oh board the Ship Beulah; we do declare that we are sorry for the offence we have the publick there-by, and that we wil

Whereas we the subscribers have broke the association of the late Cont...

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 108, Folder 28.

A map of the middle British colonies in North America. First published by Lewis Evans, of Philadelphia, in 1755; and since corrected and improved, as also extended, with the addition of New England, and bordering parts of Canada; from actual surveys now lying at the Board of Trade.

A map of the middle British colonies in North America. First published...

Scale ca. 1:2,350,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, list of townships, distance charts, and inset "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c... more

To the inhabitants of New-York. My Fellow-Citizens. This City becomes more and more of the scoff and wonder of America! [Warning them of those who transmit intelligence to Governor Tryon on board the Dutchess of Gordon.] [Signed] The Sentinel. J

To the inhabitants of New-York. My Fellow-Citizens. This City becomes ...

On verso: S; Jan 17, 1776. 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 109, Folder 5.

A plan of the east part of Long Island Sound from remarks made on board His Majesty's ship the Lark, A.D. 1777.

A plan of the east part of Long Island Sound from remarks made on boar...

Scale ca. 1:127,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated: By Lieutt. Knatchbull, Recd. 31 Jany. 1778. Includes directions for navigatio... more

All loyal seamen or able-bodied landmen, desirous of serving his Majesty King George the Third, and willing to enter on board the Talley Philadelphia, fitted for the better defence of the City and Riber-Service only; now lying at the New-Ferry w

All loyal seamen or able-bodied landmen, desirous of serving his Majes...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15815. 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 145, Folder 2.

His Majesty's ship Liverpool, being hauled off from the wharf, it is expected and ordered, that every man absent from her, do immediately repair on board, or they will be apprehended at Defertes. Ten volunteer seamen wanted for the above ship He

His Majesty's ship Liverpool, being hauled off from the wharf, it is e...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15829. 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 145, Folder 17.

In Council. June 16, 1779. The Board proceeded to the consideration of the letters of Colonel Clarke, and other papers relating to Henry Hamilton, Esq ... Williamsburg: Printed by John Dixon and Thomas Nicolson [1779].

In Council. June 16, 1779. The Board proceeded to the consideration of...

Evans 16657.; 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 178, Folder 28.

In Council. Philadelphia, February 3d. 1779 ... This board having maturely considered the general tenor and course of the military command exercised by Major General Arnold, in this City and State; and divers transactions which have appeared to

In Council. Philadelphia, February 3d. 1779 ... This board having matu...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 16439. 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 145, Folder 29.

James Innes, James Barron, and George Lyne, September 1780, War Board Memorandum on Virginia Troops; with table by Thomas Jefferson

James Innes, James Barron, and George Lyne, September 1780, War Board ...

War Board Memorandum on Virginia Troops; with table by Thomas Jefferson

Articles of the associated loyalist, under the Honourable Board of Directors. [New York? 1781?].

Articles of the associated loyalist, under the Honourable Board of Dir...

Positive Photostat.; 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 111, Folder 4.

Be it remembered, that Messrs. Samuel Fowler and Christopher Champlen of Newport, merchants [An insurance agreement to the sum of 800 pounds in merchandise on board the Brigantine Don Galvez, dated Boston January 29, 1784].

Be it remembered, that Messrs. Samuel Fowler and Christopher Champlen ...

Facsimile of a printed agreement filled in in manuscript.; Source unknown 9-18-43.; Stamped on verso: Source Unknown. Sep 18 1943. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsim... 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

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

United States Treasury Board, 1788, Statement on Loan from the Netherlands; Foreign Office Budget, 1788 to 1790

United States Treasury Board, 1788, Statement on Loan from the Netherl...

Statement on Loan from the Netherlands; Foreign Office Budget, 1788 to 1790

... Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That during the continuance of the present embargo, no registered vessel, having on board goods, wars or merchandize, shall be allowe

... Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives of the United ...

Evans 27880.; Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of Decem... more

To the public. At a meeting of the share-holders of the Washington printing and bookselling company, the following gentlemen were appointed a board of directors ... This publication will be entitled The National magazine; or Cabinet of the Unite

To the public. At a meeting of the share-holders of the Washington pri...

Positive Photostat.; Prospectus. 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 190, Folder 6.

The dimensions of the Testudo Coriacea, or Leather Tortoise, caught by Samuel Coon, one of the branch pilots of New-York on board the Young Pilot, by way of Sandy-Hook, on the 27th Sept. 1811, and purchased by John Scudder, proprietor of the Ame

The dimensions of the Testudo Coriacea, or Leather Tortoise, caught by...

2101 E 27.; 29 May 46.; Rec. 6-21-46.; $4.00.; On verso: 2101E27 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephem... more

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow. by Commodore Rodgers, with 260,000 dollars, in gold and silver on board. Boston printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. Corner Theatre-Alley [1813].

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; 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; Portfolio 5... more

Inaugural address delivered at the first stated meeting of the Board of directors of the Adams Athenaeum, on the 31st of March, 1825; by Col. B. L. C. Wailes, their President. 31st March 1825.

Inaugural address delivered at the first stated meeting of the Board o...

Negative Photostat. 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 229, Folder 6a.

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Chester County auxiliary colonization society, I enclose their address, together with a copy of the constitution ... West Chester, Pa. 12th Mo 10th, 1827.

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Cheste...

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 153, Folder 3a.

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27⁰30ʹN, connected with the delta of the Mississippi : annexed to the report of the Board of Internal Improvement dated Febr. 19th, 1829, relating to the canal contemplated to connect the Atlantic with the Gulf of Mexico and describing the inland navigation parallel to the coast from the Mississippi to the Bay of Espiritu Santo and from St. Mary's Harbour to St. Augustine

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27...

Covers portions of southern states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Bibliography. LC Trails 237 Available also through the Library of ... more

Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers.

Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt....

Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]

Health reporter. Thursday, July 26 1832, 10 o'clock. The Board of Health reports 141 cases of cholera & 55 deaths, since July 25 10 A. M. viz ... Printed and published by A. Bling, No. 9 Canal-st corner of Elm st.

Health reporter. Thursday, July 26 1832, 10 o'clock. The Board of Heal...

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 118, Folder 5.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Fillebrown, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 28 (1833)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Fillebrown, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 28 (1833)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 32; Peters Volume 7; January Term, 1833; United States, Plaintiffs in Error v. Thomas Fillebrown, Jun., The

From the Pennsylvanian. The Hon. Thomas H. Benton. We subjoing an interesting correspondence between a number of our fellow-citizens and Colonel Benton arising from a desire on their part to meet him at the festive board during his visit to this

From the Pennsylvanian. The Hon. Thomas H. Benton. We subjoing an inte...

On verso: $1.00 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 153, Folder 30.

The board of managers of the Washington national monument society to the American people ... New York. Oliver & Brother, Printers 89 Nassau Street [1835?].

The board of managers of the Washington national monument society to t...

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 118, Folder 24.

Old Iron Sides on a lee shore The U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Elliott, weathering Scilly, on her return from France, with the Hon. Edward Livingston on board on the night of the [Eleventh] of May 1835 / / drawn on stone by A. Hoffy, from a painting by J. Evans ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Philad.

Old Iron Sides on a lee shore The U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Ell...

327 U.S. Copyright Office. "Illustrative of a sketch, in the Democratic Review, of May 1839, by the author of "the log of Old Ironsides"." Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1839, by Dow & Duval, ... more

Girard Bank. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1839. I am instructed by the Board of directors to transmit to you the annexed account of the proceedings of the stockholders at their annual and adjourned meetings, held on the 5th and 13th instant, the

Girard Bank. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1839. I am instructed by the...

0688 F 6 21 0 46.; Rec. 11-26-46.; $3.50.; On verso: 0688 F 6 21 O 46; {stamp} 6 Copy. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. P... more

Read! Wake up before it is too late! Speech of Mr. Updike upon the resolution to discharge the Committee selected by a Board of Managers to report upon the "Registered state debt" May session, 1842.

Read! Wake up before it is too late! Speech of Mr. Updike upon the res...

On verso, copy 1: 50945 '04 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 ... more

Meeting in behalf of the American board of commissioners for foreign missions, in Park Street Church, May 29, 1845.

Meeting in behalf of the American board of commissioners for foreign m...

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 58, Folder 25.

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in Five Fathom Hole the day after the attack upon Fort Sulivan by the Commodore & his squadron, which action continued 9 hours & 40 minutes / engrav'd ... by Wm. Faden.

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in...

Print shows Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, with the British fleet in the foreground, at the time of the assault on Fort Sullivan, with the city of Charleston visible in the background; prominent features id... more

Table of the new rates of toll on the Erie canal, as established by the canal board, and in effect on said canal. [c. 1846].

Table of the new rates of toll on the Erie canal, as established by th...

On verso: Tolls in the Erie Canal & c.; Filed March 19, 1846. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

To all who shall see these presents, greeting Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity, diligence, and discretion of the Board of Managers and General agent of the Washington National Monument society, do authorize an

To all who shall see these presents, greeting Know ye, that reposing s...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 198, Folder... more

To the citizens of Washington. It is well known to you that events have transpired within the last few days, deeply affecting the peace a d character of our community ... W. Lenox, Pres. Board of Aldermen. J. H. Goddard, Capt. Auxiliary Guard. A

To the citizens of Washington. It is well known to you that events hav...

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 199, Folder 4.

The mayoralty. The charge having been made that J. W. Maury, Esq., has proved himself by his course in the Board of Aldermen unfriendly to our public schools, it is deemed proper at this time, to published the following act, providing for the es

The mayoralty. The charge having been made that J. W. Maury, Esq., has...

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 200, Folder 33b.

U. States military asylum. Board of commissioners of the military asylum .... "Ordered, that a hand-bill setting forth the nature of the military asulum, and the conditions of admission into the same, be printed and sent to every Post Office in

U. States military asylum. Board of commissioners of the military asyl...

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 200, Folder 30.

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potomac, Washington to Aquia Creek Virginia

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potoma...

Sketch shows side-view portraits of a white seaman and an African American man aboard the steamboat that Wallis took from Washington, DC to Aquia Creek, Virginia. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Fore... more

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders of this company will be held at their office ... April 22d, 1853 ... By order of the Board of directors, Alexander Kyle, Secretary. Office of the New-York and Harlem railroad c

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders o...

Transportation.; Gift. A. P. Loper. Apr-26-1938. 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 1... more

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: "Middies learning the ropes...on board the CONSTITUTION]

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: "Middies learning the rop...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1853 March 26). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853 ; Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, Feby. 16th, 1853. 150 lives lost ; Collapse of flue on board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th, 1853, 50 lives lost ; Wreck of propellor steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef, April 9th, 1853 / / Lith. & pubh. by Britton & Rey, cr. California & Montgomery St., San Francisco.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, Marc...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of shipwrecks on one page plus two vignettes of (top) a shepherdess and a bear and (center) Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River, March 21th, 1853; with attached b... more

Notice! Village ordinance! At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the village of Waterford, at the office of John Cramer 2d, on the 3d day of January, 1853. [Ordinance regarding muzzling of dogs] Wm. H. Scott, Clerk.

Notice! Village ordinance! At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of th...

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 121, Folder 11.

[Clergyman on board steamboat on the Potomac

[Clergyman on board steamboat on the Potomac

Head-and-shoulders portrait sketch shows a clergyman wearing glasses, facing toward the left. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings ... more

Nominations of the do-nothings of Washington, for 1856. for Mayor. Jas. Robertson, Editor of the Truth. For assessors Ham Hughes. For Common Council George Turner, George Longdon, John McDevitt. For the Board of aldermen. Bill Porter. Beau Hickm

Nominations of the do-nothings of Washington, for 1856. for Mayor. Jas...

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 201, Folder 36.

Shipment of wooden barracks, on board THE WHITE FALCON, at Southampton [dock], for the French Army in Crimea

Shipment of wooden barracks, on board THE WHITE FALCON, at Southampton...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1855. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Gt. Br. Southampton; Ships WHITE FALCON; Crimean War; War Supply.

[Between decks of the American vessel "White Falcon" - receiving on board the wooden barracks for the French Army in the Crimea]

[Between decks of the American vessel "White Falcon" - receiving on bo...

Wood engraving from Illustrated London News, February 1855, page 105. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

2 illus.: 1. Virgin Bay - slaughter of Americans and burning of the pier by the Costa Ricans; 2. Virgin Bay, Nicaragua, from the lake - Walker and his army on board the steamer

2 illus.: 1. Virgin Bay - slaughter of Americans and burning of the pi...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 1, no. 23 (1856 May 17), p. 361. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Walker, William, 1824-1860.... more

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan / from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Philada.

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan ...

Print shows a banquet given for the Japanese commissioners on board the U.S.S. Powhatan, possibly in the bay at Edo (Tokyo). Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to t... more

[Three portraits of men rescued from the Central America, by the bark Mary: John Tice, Alexander Grant and George W. Dawson; and portrait of Capt. Hiram Burt, of the Boston brig Marine, who rescued the women and children on board the Central America]

[Three portraits of men rescued from the Central America, by the bark ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 17, p. 320. Engravings after photographs by Meade Bros.

[Illustrations of 2 women on board the brig MARINE, after the sinking of the CENTRAL AMERICA: 1. Mrs. H-t, unintentionally on her part, turned into a pretty Mexican, wearing serape; 2. Mrs. M-n as she appeared when disguised as a boy, that she might help to bail out the ship]

[Illustrations of 2 women on board the brig MARINE, after the sinking ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 Oct. 10, p. 297 (bottom). Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - SHIPS DISASTERS 1857 CENTRAL AMERICA. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

City of Boston. Notice to housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing House Offal, without being licensed for that purpose by the Board of Aldermen ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health Office, April 4th, 1859

City of Boston. Notice to housekeepers and tenants. All persons are 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 64, Folder 13.

His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, with Mayor Howard of Portland on his left; photographed just prior to departure on board his fleet, at Portland, Maine, October 20, 1860 / by George Stacy, 143 Madison Street, New-York.

His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, with Mayor Howard of Portland...

Stereograph shows the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) with Mayor Joseph Howard of Portland, Maine in a carriage in the street as a crowd watches, on October 20, 1860 in Portland, Maine. Title from item. "Fro... more

View of Charleston S.C. from on board the Harriet Lane

View of Charleston S.C. from on board the Harriet Lane

Title inscribed lower left of image. Inscribed upper right filled with Shipping & steam boats. Formerly Waud no. C-18. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.945) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil Wa... more

Board and instruction for young girls. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Folsom, of Cambridge receive into their family a few young girls for board and instruction ... Cambridge, 1st July 1860.

Board and instruction for young girls. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Folsom, of...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 66, Folder 13.

The great expedition, [...] on the way to Port Royal Inlet / sketched at noon on 31st October, 1861, from the deck of the steamer "Matanzas."  The bombardment of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Inlet, South Carolina, November 7, 1861 / sketched by our special artist on board the "Mercury."

The great expedition, [...] on the way to Port Royal Inlet / sketched ...

Two panoramic views showing Union ships on way to Beaufort, South Carolina and bombardment of forts in Beaufort. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 257 (1861 Nov. 30), pp. 760-761.

[Four Navy officers seated on board a ship]

[Four Navy officers seated on board a ship]

No. B648. Title devised by library staff. Mounted with five other photographs. Photographer and ship name from original negative in the National Archives. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

City of Boston. Notice of housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing house offal without being licensed for that purpose by the Board of Aldermen ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health office, April 12. 1861 .

City of Boston. Notice of housekeepers and tenants. All persons are pr...

Handwritten on verso: 1861. 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 67, Folder 13.

City of Boston. All persons within the City of Boston having gunpowder or fireworks on their premises contrary to the laws of the Commonwealth, and the rules and regulations of the Board of Engineers of the Boston Fire Department are hereby noti

City of Boston. All persons within the City of Boston having gunpowder...

Handwritten on verso: 1862. 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 69, Folder 10.

The new Rebel iron-clad RICHMOND, or VIRGINIA NO. 2 - from sketches found on board the TEAZER

The new Rebel iron-clad RICHMOND, or VIRGINIA NO. 2 - from sketches fo...

4 illus.: 1. Front view. 2. Ground plan. 3. Sectional view. 4. Side view. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862. Reference copy may be in LOT 9353-N. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capt... more

Bombardment of Fort M'Allister by the iron-clad fleet / from a sketch by an eye-witness on board the "Montauk".  Union Jim / from a photograph.  A straggler / sketched by Mr. A.R. Waud.

Bombardment of Fort M'Allister by the iron-clad fleet / from a sketch ...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 7, no. 326 (1863 March 28), p. 196.

Provost Marshal's office, First Congressional district, State of Massachusetts. New Bedford, July 13, 1863. The Board of enrollment hereby announces that between the hours of two and four P. M., daily, up to the day when the drafted men are orde

Provost Marshal's office, First Congressional district, State of Massa...

Gift, Mr. L. R. Gifford. 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 70, Folder 12.

First ward poll list. First precinct. A list of names of all persons in the first precinct of the first ward returned by the Board of assessors as subject to the school tax for the year ending on the thirty-first day of December, 1863. Samuel E.

First ward poll list. First precinct. A list of names of all persons i...

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 204, Folder 42.

First ward poll list. Second precinct. A list of names of all persons in the second precinct of the first ward returned by the Board of assessors as subject to the school tax for the year ending on the thirty-first day of December, 1863. Registe

First ward poll list. Second precinct. A list of names of all persons ...

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 204, Folder 42a.

Admiral D.D. Porter and staff on board flag-ship, Malvern, Norfolk, Va., Dec. 1864

Admiral D.D. Porter and staff on board flag-ship, Malvern, Norfolk, Va...

Photo shows group of officers on board the Malvern. At left, holding his coat is W.B. Cushing, fifth from left is A.C. Rhind, Admiral D.D. Porter is in the center, fifth from right is T.O. Selfridge, fourth fro... more

Enrolled men of Reading!! The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, hereby give notice that the Board of Enrolment will be in session at Lyceum Hall, in said Reading, from 3 1-2 to 5 1-2 o'clock P. M. on Friday next, the 2nd of July, 1864 ... Selec

Enrolled men of Reading!! The subscribers, Selectmen of Reading, hereb...

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 71, Folder 14.

Notice! Notice is hereby given that persuant to the resolutions of the board of town auditors, and also of the petition of twelve or more electors of the town of German Flatts of this date, a special town meeting will be held at the Mohawk House

Notice! Notice is hereby given that persuant to the resolutions 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 125, Folder 14.

Draft! Draft!! At a meeting of the Board of Town auditors, of the Town of German Flats, held at the Mohawk House, in the village of Mohawk ... on the 5th day of January, 1865 ... the following preamble and resolution was adopted Whereas, it is n

Draft! Draft!! At a meeting of the Board of Town auditors, of the Town...

Civil war posters. 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 126, Folder 2.

John H. Rock, colored counselor / photographed by Richards, Philadelphia.  Incident on board the "Octorara," January 26, 1865 ; Negro quarters, Army of the James / sketched by Captain L.L. Langdon.

John H. Rock, colored counselor / photographed by Richards, Philadelph...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1865 Feb. 25, p. 124.

Admiral Dahlgren and staff on board U.S.S. Pawnee, off Charleston, S.C.

Admiral Dahlgren and staff on board U.S.S. Pawnee, off Charleston, S.C...

"65" inscribed on photograph. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by th... more

Official map of Amador County, California. : approved by the Board of Supervisors /

Official map of Amador County, California. : approved by the Board of ...

Relief shown by hachures. Partial cadastral map showing land ownership, some landowners' names, ditches, mills, mineral loads, railroads, etc. LC Land ownership maps, 12 Available also through the Library of Co... more

A meeting of the Board of managers of the Washington City Bible Society will be held at the rooms of the Young men's Christian association ... on the 25th instant at 5.5 p. m, Washington D. C. Feb. 21, 1867.

A meeting of the Board of managers of the Washington City Bible Societ...

Date and time supplied in mss. 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 205, Folder 14.

To the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of the United States: The undersigned, by authority of the Board of directors of the American colonization society ... respectfully submit to your body the following statement and petition

To the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of the United...

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 205, Folder 24a.

Memorial to the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of the Congress of the United States, now in session in the City of Washington, the petition of the Board of Trustees of "The Protestant University of the United States," humbly s

Memorial to the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of t...

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 31.

On board an emigrant ship

On board an emigrant ship

Illus. in: Every Saturday, vol. 3, 1871 Dec. 30, p. 628. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - EMIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION ABOARD SHIP 1871. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings:... more

Reception of the Grand Duke Alexis on board the MARY POWELL [New York City]

Reception of the Grand Duke Alexis on board the MARY POWELL [New York ...

Wood engraving after drawing by C.S. Reinhart. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 15, (1871 December 9), p. 1049. Ref. copy in Biog. File - Aleksei Aleksandrovich, grand duke of Russia, 1850-1908. Title and other i... more

Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : gas mains.

Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington an...

Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. Does not show gas mains in Georgetown. Includes notes. In printer's cartouche: 466. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, mounted on cloth backing, and ... more

Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : sewers.

Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington an...

Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. In printer's cartouche: 466. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, laminated,... more

A tenement house in Mulberry Street / C.A. Vanderh[..]f.  Inspection of fruit in New York markets, by order of the Board of Health / drawn by R. Lewis.

A tenement house in Mulberry Street / C.A. Vanderh[..]f. Inspection o...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, 1873 Sept. 13, p. 796.

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