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New York, May 11, 1774. The mechanicks of this city are requested to meet, this evening, at 7 o'clock, at the house of David Philipse, in Horse and Cart street, on business of the utmost importance. [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].

New York, May 11, 1774. The mechanicks of this city are requested to m...

Evans 13490.; On verso: S; May 11, 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 5a.

Remarks upon the resolves of the new committee. I consider it as a great misfortune, that before I entered upon this business, I had no opportunity of consulting the gentleman, who was the author of the truly elegant and learned criticisms on th

Remarks upon the resolves of the new committee. I consider it as a gre...

Imprint 2.; Title.; On verso: S; July 22, 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 1... more

To the public. Being informed that many of out Fellow-Citizens entertain apprehensions that we may continue as usual to transact trade and business in this city, by which means they fear there will be continual infractions of the association: we

To the public. Being informed that many of out Fellow-Citizens enterta...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Mch 18, 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 107, Folder 23.

To the public. Many citizens being desirous of seeing the motion, made in Committee on the 6th instant, by Mr. Henry Remsen, it is now published by their consideration [Copy of motion] Mistake not the business of next Wednesday; it is only wheth

To the public. Many citizens being desirous of seeing the motion, made...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S. 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 107, Folder 20.

The mechanicks in union, and their associates, are earnestly requested to attend the general committee of mechanicks in Union, at Mechanick Hall, on Monday evening next, to consult with them on business of importance. By order of the Committee.

The mechanicks in union, and their associates, are earnestly requested...

Evans 14940.; On verso: S; Apr 12, 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 8a.

For the information of persons transacting business with the bank. the following rules are made known ... Bank, December 1, 1784. [Philadelphia] Printed by Hall and Sellers [1784].

For the information of persons transacting business with the bank. the...

Imprint 3.; Bank rules.; 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 146, Folder 30.

Articles of agreement for conducting the business respecting the land, called the Gore, granted by patent, to Jeremiah Halsey and Andrew Ward, Esquire. [Hartford, 1795].

Articles of agreement for conducting the business respecting the land,...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; Gore grant. 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 4, Folder 4.

The subscriber, by the liberality of his creditors, being in a situation to enter into new engagements, hereby gives hotice, that he means to transact business for the present, and until further notice, only upon commission ... W. B. Magruder. B

The subscriber, by the liberality of his creditors, being in a situati...

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 31, Folder 36.

[Broadside]: Hat Manufactory. William H. Hamer respectfully informs..., that he has commenced the hatting business, ... Washington City, Dec. 17, 1810

[Broadside]: Hat Manufactory. William H. Hamer respectfully informs......

Reference copy may be in LOT 4397A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; BI BUSINESS; Hats; Ad. Clothing; Broadsides 1810; Shelf.

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has commenced his hatting business, in all its various branches, on Pennsylvania Avenue, two doors east of Davis's Hotel ... Washington City Dec. 17, 1810

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends an...

Title.; 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 190, Folder 20.

Whereas his Excellency the Governor has this day prorogued the Legislature, while in the calm and deliberate exercise of their constitutional functions; and thereby interrupted the business of an important session; prevented the passage of many

Whereas his Excellency the Governor has this day prorogued the Legisla...

Imprint 2.; On verso: hpx/x.20, DxR. 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 114, Folder 6.

Proposals, by Judah Delano, for publishing a directory for the City of Washington, showing the name, occupation, and residence, of each head of a family, and person in business. To which will be added, a complete city register ... Washington, Ju

Proposals, by Judah Delano, for publishing a directory for the City of...

Prospectus.; 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 191, Folder 24.

U.S. Reports: Nicholls v. Webb, 21 U.S. (8 Wheat.) 326 (1823)

U.S. Reports: Nicholls v. Webb, 21 U.S. (8 Wheat.) 326 (1823)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 21; Wheaton Volume 8; February Term, 1823; Nicholls, Plaintiff in Error, v. Webb, Defendant in Error

Washington City, March 2, 1831. Sir: The ordinary business of the Session has been greatly interrupted to the impeachment of Judge Peck ... William Hendricks.

Washington City, March 2, 1831. Sir: The ordinary business of the Sess...

On verso, copy 1: 1831 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 194, Fo... more

Harrisonians attend! The Tippecanoe boys of the City of Alton, are requested to meet in the Old Court room, (Riley's building,) this evening, Saturday, August 29th, at 7 o'clock, on business of importance. A general and full attendance of the fr

Harrisonians attend! The Tippecanoe boys of the City of Alton, are req...

Campaign.; 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 16, Folder 24.

Pioneer fire company attention!! An adjourned meeting of the ‘Pioneer fire company,' will be held at the New court room this evening!! at seven o'clock -- for the purpose of electing officers, and for the transaction of such other business as ma

Pioneer fire company attention!! An adjourned meeting of the ‘Pioneer ...

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 16, Folder 28.

Farmers ---- look here. Wool carding. The undersigned wishes to inform the public in general, that he is now establishing himself in the above business, in the town of Upper Alton ... J. A. Montgomery, April, 1841. Alton. Printed at the "Telegra

Farmers ---- look here. Wool carding. The undersigned wishes to inform...

Title.; 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 17, Folder 4.

The undersigned informs his friends that he proposed to go to England by the Herman, on the 20th inst., for a brief business visit to London and Paris ... He will be happy to attend to any special commission ... New York. October 16th, 1848.

The undersigned informs his friends that he proposed to go to England ...

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 19.

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, plans, charts, business & visiting cards..., corner of Market & Light Streets, entrance in Light Street, Baltimore.

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, pl...

Print shows advertisement for lithographer with ornamental border and scene from Hamlet.

The mining business in four pictures : Going in to it, making something, making nothing, going out of it  / / Lith. & published by Quirot & Co., corner of Montgomery & California Sts., S.F.

The mining business in four pictures : Going in to it, making somethin...

Pictorial lettersheet with four images on one page and attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 171. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.07

Three years in California 1846-1849

Three years in California 1846-1849

Walter Colton (1797-1851) of Vermont had a career as clergyman and journalist before sailing to California as naval chaplain of the Congress. In July 1846, Commodore Stockton named him alcalde of Monterey, a po... more

Sixteen months at the gold diggings

Sixteen months at the gold diggings

Daniel B. Woods of Philadelphia sailed to California in February 1849, crossing Mexico to San Blas, and arriving in San Francisco in June. Sixteen months at the gold diggings (1851) recounts those travels as we... more

To the public. The undersigned, as is well known to the public generally, was, for a series of months, disabled from the pursuit of his business by a dangerous and almost fatal disease ... The object of this communication is principally to give

To the public. The undersigned, as is well known to the public general...

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 23.

The Globe--- Extra. How some people live. A correspondent of the New York Daily Times, writing from Paris, mentions the calling or business by which some persons live there. We will copy a portion of his letter ... [Washington, D. C. 1853?].

The Globe--- Extra. How some people live. A correspondent of the New Y...

How some people live. 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 24.

Chart of illustrations for business purposes

Chart of illustrations for business purposes

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

California: its gold and its inhabitants

California: its gold and its inhabitants

Sir Henry Veel Huntley (1795-1864) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator. California: its gold and its inhabitants (1856) contains his experiences in California in 1852 as the San Francisco-bas... more

Incidents on land and water, or Four years on the Pacific coast. Being a narrative of the burning of the ships Nonantum, Humayoon and Fanchon, together with many startling and interesting adventures on sea and land

Incidents on land and water, or Four years on the Pacific coast. Being...

A native of Kingston, Massachusetts, Mrs. Bates sailed to California in 1850 on board the Nonantum, a coaler commanded by her husband. On reaching that state, the Bateses undertook hotelkeeping in Marysville, 1... more

Life on the plains and among the diggings; being scenes and adventures of an overland journey to California: with particular incidents of the route, mistakes and sufferings of the emigrants, the Indian tribes, the present and future of the great West

Life on the plains and among the diggings; being scenes and adventures...

Born in Aurora, New York, Alonzo Delano (1806-1874) moved on to the Midwest as a teenager. July 1848 found him a consumptive Ottawa, Illinois, storekeeper, and he joined a local California Company. He remained ... more

Ramblings in California : containing a description of the country, life at the mines, state of society, &c. Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, and sketches from life, being the five years' experience of a gold digger

Ramblings in California : containing a description of the country, lif...

Pringle Shaw was a Briton or Canadian who spent five years in California in the 1850s. Ramblings in California (1857?) falls into two parts. The first half is an analytical study of California's varied resident... more

Notice! to purchasers of carpets. The subscriber having determined to make a change in his business, has disposed of his entire stock to Messrs. Geo. W. Chipman & Co., Cor. Hanover & Union Sts. Boston ... Dudley Williams, 234 Washington Street.

Notice! to purchasers of carpets. The subscriber having determined to ...

Handwritten on verso: 22 Mar. 1858. 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 63, Folder 8a.

Map of Huron County, Ohio : showing the farms & original lots in each township with names of proprietors, also plans of villages & business directory /

Map of Huron County, Ohio : showing the farms & original lots in each ...

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1859 by Philip Nuan in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the western district of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, 642 Available also through the ... more

... Sir: This establishment has lately been re-opened under an entirely new management and strictly for the interest and accommodation of the Mercantile and business portion of the community ... Boston, June 20 '59.

... Sir: This establishment has lately been re-opened under an entirel...

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 28.

U.S. Reports: Castle et al. v. Bullard, 64 U.S. (23 How.) 172 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Castle et al. v. Bullard, 64 U.S. (23 How.) 172 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 64; Howard Volume 23; December Term, 1859; Edward H. Castle, Elihu Granger, and J. P. Phillips, survivors of Joseph Filkins, deceased, Plaintiffs in Error, v. Edward F. Bullard

Boston, Feb'y 19, 1859. I desire to call your attention to my removal from 26 Central Wharf, to No 2 Broad St., Cor of State, and shall be happy to receive a business or social all, at my new Counting Room, at your earliest convenience ... B. F.

Boston, Feb'y 19, 1859. I desire to call your attention to my removal ...

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 6.

The City milk business

The City milk business

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 3 (1859 July 16), p. 464.

View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, which commencing 43 miles below passes through the [c]ity forming its chief business depot, and extends 143 miles above, on the banks of the Mississippi / photographed by E.H. Nelson, Jun., N.O.

View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, whi...

Levee with bales of cotton, African-American workers and steamboats. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 Apr. 14), p. 306 and 315.

George E. White (formerly of the firm of Parker, White & Gannet, of Boston,) has taken the store No. 55. Cliff Street near the corner of Beekman Street, New York, for the purpose of transacting a general commission business ... [New York, 1860].

George E. White (formerly of the firm of Parker, White & Gannet, of Bo...

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 123, Folder 9.

[Interior view showing two men being served tea by a young boy in a commercial establishment, possibly druing a business transaction]

[Interior view showing two men being served tea by a young boy in a co...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 26.

Volunteers!! The selectmen of Reading will be at their office on Thursday afternoon, of each week, for the purpose of paying aid to the families of volunteers, and transact any other business that may come before them ... Selectmen of Reading. S

Volunteers!! The selectmen of Reading will be at their office on Thurs...

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 3.

In order to promote the recruiting of the Massachusetts quota, both of volunteers and of Militia, I respectfully recommend that throughout the Commonwealth ... business generally be suspended during the afternoon of the coming week, and that the

In order to promote the recruiting of the Massachusetts quota, both of...

Handwritten on verso: 23 Aug 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 26.

Boston, May 12, 1862. Sir:- We respectfully beg leave to inform you that we act as agents for those in want of help, and we furnish at short notice clerks in all departments of business, with the best of references ... J. K. Jones & Co ... Bosto

Boston, May 12, 1862. Sir:- We respectfully beg leave to inform you 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 69, Folder 12.

Now or never is the time to avoid the draft! Come one! Come all! To the meeting at Osgood's Hall, Ilion, this Monday evening, August 15, 1864. Important business will be transacted and every one interested in filling up the town quota should be

Now or never is the time to avoid the draft! Come one! Come all! To th...

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 125, Folder 17.

To the public. There having been a report put in circulation to the effect that all loyal merchants and business men will close their stores and places of business on Saturday the 15th inst., for the purpose of attending an aboliting meeting at

To the public. There having been a report put in circulation to the ef...

Little Falls. N. Y. 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 23b.

To whom it may concern. Big swindle. Whereas, certain self styled loyal merchants and business men of Little Falls, have determined to close their stores and places of business on Saturday the 15th inst., for the purpose of attending an abolitio

To whom it may concern. Big swindle. Whereas, certain self styled loya...

Little Falls. N. Y. 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 23a.

The recruiting business

The recruiting business

Cartoon shows a well dressed man "Volunteer-Broker" with an old man, the volunteer, in a barbershop talking to the barber, "Look a-here - I want you to trim up this old chap with a flaxen wig and a light mustac... more

No. 48 State Street. Boston, Sept. 11, 1865. Dear Sir: The undersigned have formed a copartnership for the transaction of a strictly commission business, in the purchase and sale of stocks, bonds, gold and government securities under the style o

No. 48 State Street. Boston, Sept. 11, 1865. Dear Sir: The undersigned...

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 45.

Handel and Hayden Hall occupied by the Union Business College of Philadelphia

Handel and Hayden Hall occupied by the Union Business College of Phila...

Photograph shows students attending class at Union Business College, now named Peirce College, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. Continuation of caption on verso: Thomas May Peirce, A.M., Presiden... more

Map of Whitley County, Ind. and business directory /

Map of Whitley County, Ind. and business directory /

"July 1902." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Cowles & Titus in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylv." Includes list of township trustees, busines... more

Extra Wall Street Underwriter. Synopsis of the returns filed in the Massachusetts insurance dep't by the fire insurance companies of Massachusetts and other states, doing business in Massachusetts, having a specific capital, for the year ending

Extra Wall Street Underwriter. Synopsis of the returns filed in the Ma...

On verso: Filed Dec 22, 1866. 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 127, Folder 10c.

U.S. Reports: The Peterhoff, 72 U.S. (5 Wall.) 28 (1867)

U.S. Reports: The Peterhoff, 72 U.S. (5 Wall.) 28 (1867)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 72; Wallace Volume 5; December Term, 1866; The Peterhoff

U.S. Reports: Tome v. Dubois, 73 U.S. (6 Wall.) 548 (1868)

U.S. Reports: Tome v. Dubois, 73 U.S. (6 Wall.) 548 (1868)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 73; Wallace Volume 6; December Term, 1867; Tome v. Dubois

U.S. Reports: Selz v. Unna, 73 U.S. (6 Wall.) 327 (1868)

U.S. Reports: Selz v. Unna, 73 U.S. (6 Wall.) 327 (1868)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 73; Wallace Volume 6; December Term, 1867; Selz v. Unna

Political and business convention. Circular No. 1. Thursday morning Sept. 3d. 1868.

Political and business convention. Circular No. 1. Thursday morning Se...

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 127, Folder 32.

Stencils for business purposes and for marking clothing. Cheapest and best! at Metcalfs' 101 Union St. [1868].

Stencils for business purposes and for marking clothing. Cheapest and ...

On verso: 27 Jan 1868. 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 72, Fold... more

... We have leased and improved the property No. 146 Tremont, near West St., for the purpose of carrying on the auction and commission business in all its branches ... Leonard, Bird & Co.

... We have leased and improved the property No. 146 Tremont, near Wes...

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 73, Folder 8.

...The undersigned has been for the last ten years extensively engaged in the land and claim agency business ... J. H. H. Woodward. Late Lieut. 1st Reg. Cavalry. Louisville, Ky. Hart & Mapother, prs. [187-].

...The undersigned has been for the last ten years extensively engaged...

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 23, Folder 5.

The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope

The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope

John Todd (1800-1873), a Congregationalist clergyman in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, wrote widely and published several religious magazines. The sunset land (1870) contains Todd's experiences as a visitor to Cali... more

Ed. H. Radcliffe's (Frankford, Pa.) business map of Bristol, Bordentown, Burlington, and Mount Holly.

Ed. H. Radcliffe's (Frankford, Pa.) business map of Bristol, Bordentow...

General city/borough street maps. Relief shown by hachures on Mount Holly map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, fold-lined, torn at fold lin... more

Six months in California

Six months in California

J.G. Player-Frowd was an English visitor to California in the early 1870s. Six months in California (1872) is a traveler's guide based on that visit, recounting stays in Omaha, Salt Lake City, the Sierras, Lake... more

President Grant's administration. Reduction of the national debt of the United States ... The foregoing is a correct statement of the public debt, as appears from the books and treasurer's returns in the Department at the close of business, Febr

President Grant's administration. Reduction of the national debt of th...

On verso: 89. 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 128, Folder 18.

California: for health, pleasure, and residence. A book for travellers and settlers

California: for health, pleasure, and residence. A book for travellers...

Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) and his family came to America from Prussia when he was a boy and settled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Winning a reputation as a journalist and writer on the sea, Nordhoff was managing edit... more

Men and memories of San Francisco, in the "spring of '50."

Men and memories of San Francisco, in the "spring of '50."

Theodore Augustus Barry (1825-1881) and Benjamin Ada Patten (1825-1877) established their credentials as California pioneers by arriving in their adopted state before January 1, 1850. Men and memories of San Fr... more

Early voyages to California ..

Early voyages to California ..

Albert Peabody (1806-1879) and John Eagleston were Salem, Massachusetts merchants who sailed to California in the last months of 1848 to exploit the market for Eastern goods among the miners. Early voyages to C... more

Watson's business man's county and railroad map of the United States and Dominion of Canada; compiled from latest official sources.

Watson's business man's county and railroad map of the United States a...

Detailed map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads. Includes distances and names of lines. Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. LC Rai... more

Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the State, and the express company doing business over each, also counties, townships, lakes, rivers, islands, etc.

Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the State, and th...

Railroads are named along the lines. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title from cover. LC Railroad maps, 298 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

The Californians,

The Californians,

English writer Walter Mulrea Fisher (1849-1919) lived in California for four years in the 1870s. The Californians (1876) is his account of that stay, a gossipy social analysis of the people of California, with ... more

California notes

California notes

Charles Beebe Turrill (1854-1927) was a California historian and promoter. California notes (1876) is a guide for travellers, offering details of the state's weather, geology, and vegetation as well as recommen... more

Indexed map of Oregon showing the railroads in the state and the express company doing business over each, also, counties, lakes & rivers.

Indexed map of Oregon showing the railroads in the state and the expre...

Railroads are named along the line. Scale ca. 1:950,000. Title from cover. LC Railroad maps, 289 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in 1876

Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers...

David L. Phillips (1823-1880) took his tubercular son to California in 1876 in hope that the change of climate would aid the boy. Letters from California (1877) were originally published in the Illinois State J... more

Californian pictures in prose and verse,

Californian pictures in prose and verse,

New York journalist Benjamin Parke Avery (1828-1875) emigrated to California and became part owner of the Marysville Appeal in the 1850s and later published a newspaper in San Francisco and served as state prin... more

Notes of a voyage to California via Cape Horn : together with scenes in El Dorado, in the years of 1849-'50. With an appendix containing reminiscences ... together with the articles of association and roll of members of "The associated pioneers of the territorial days of California."

Notes of a voyage to California via Cape Horn : together with scenes i...

Samuel Curtis Upham (1819-1885) was a clerk in a Philadelphia merchant house when he decided to try his luck in California in January, 1849. Sailing round the Horn, he visited Rio de Janeiro and Talcahuana befo... more

Indexed map of Colorado showing the railroads in the state, and the express company doing business over each, also counties and rivers.

Indexed map of Colorado showing the railroads in the state, and the ex...

Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and the railroads with names along the lines. Title from cover. Scale ca.1:1,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 190 Description derived from publis... more

Ohio.  The busy life of a president-elect of the United States--General Garfield at his home at Mentor.  Gen. Garfield's business office

Ohio. The busy life of a president-elect of the United States--Genera...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1880 Dec. 18, p. 252.

Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific

Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific

Edward Dwight Holton (1815-1892) was a New Hampshire-born Milwaukee merchant and banker who took his wife and grandson on a rail tour to California in November 1879. Travels with jottings (1880) describes that ... more

Recollections and opinions of an old pioneer

Recollections and opinions of an old pioneer

Peter Hardeman Burnett (1807-1895) spent his early years in Tennessee and Missouri, serving as a district attorney in the latter state. In 1843 he joined an emigrant party bound for Oregon, where he became a pr... more

Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California

Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California

Horace Bell (1830-1918) left Indiana to seek gold in California. In 1852, he moved to Los Angeles and later became involved in American filibustering in Latin America and saw service in the Union Army before re... more

A picture of pioneer times in California, illustrated with anecdotes and stories taken from real life

A picture of pioneer times in California, illustrated with anecdotes a...

William Francis White (1829-1891?) and his young wife sailed from New York in 1849 round the Horn to San Francisco, where he set up an import business. He later represented Santa Cruz in the state constitutiona... more

Cut-throat business in Wall Street. How the inexperienced lose their heads / J. Keppler.

Cut-throat business in Wall Street. How the inexperienced lose their h...

Print shows William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Russell Sage and James R. Keene checking ticker tape connected to a large straight-edge razor labeled "Wade in & Butcher'em" and "This Indicator Rises & Falls with ... more

Louisiana - the business boom in the South - a scene on the levee at New Orleans

Louisiana - the business boom in the South - a scene on the levee at N...

Bird's-eye view. Wood engraving from a sketch by Joseph Horton. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1881 Jan. 8), p. 320. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card traci... more

Granite crags;

Granite crags;

Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming (1837-1924) was an Englishwoman who sailed from Tahiti to San Francisco in April 1878 and remained in California for five months. Granite crags (1884) is a volume of her trave... more

Crowding the cabinet-making business / J. Keppler.

Crowding the cabinet-making business / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows newspaper editors James Gordon "Bennett" holding up a bust of Roscoe Conkling labeled "Sect. Interior" and a tray labeled "Bennett's Beauties" at his feet; Whitelaw "Reid" holding a tray labe... more

Peace, but not business / Gillam.

Peace, but not business / Gillam.

Illustration shows a perplexed Uncle Sam standing in front of a store labeled "Notice - No Reciprocity in Trade Here" that is well-stocked with items available for international trade; a man labeled "Trade" is ... more

U.S. Reports: Grant v. Parker, 115 U.S. 51 (1885)

U.S. Reports: Grant v. Parker, 115 U.S. 51 (1885)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 115; October Term, 1885; Grant v. Parker

U.S. Reports: Tua v. Carriere, 117 U.S. 201 (1886)

U.S. Reports: Tua v. Carriere, 117 U.S. 201 (1886)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 117; October Term, 1885; Tua v. Carriere and Others

Reminiscences and incidents of "the early days" of San Francisco

Reminiscences and incidents of "the early days" of San Francisco

The English-born John Henry Brown (1810-1905) went to sea at an early age and was living among the Cherokees in 1843 when he set out for the Pacific Coast. Reminiscences and incidents of "the early days" of San... more

A dray wagon hauling a new stove in front of the Broken Bow Business and Normal College

A dray wagon hauling a new stove in front of the Broken Bow Business a...

summary: Note: Also known as Broken Bow Business College original size: 6x8

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