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[The captain]

[The captain]

Print shows Capitano, a stock character in the Commedia dell'arte, with theatrical stage set and spectators in background.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smith 1606 [?] William Hole.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smi...

1606 map of Virginia as described by John Smith showing the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, other geographic features, and a vignette of the Native leader, Powhatan, in council.

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General and Governour in chief of the Province of New York ... A proclamation. Whereas the Supreme Court of Her Majesties Province of New York ought by the constitution, there of to be

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General an...

Evans 1087.; On verso: 1206. 2 , P.R.O., Septmeber 17, 1702, Cal. 1702, No. 1206 e. Evans 1087. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text... more

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General and Governour in chief of the Province of New York ... A Proclamation [Calling the General Assembly to meet in the town of Jamaica on Oct. 14th instead of the City of New York o

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General an...

Evans 1086.; On verso: 1206. XLIX P.R.O., September 17, 1702, Cal. 1702, No. 1206 XLIX. Evans 1086. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full ... more

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

By His Excellency, Joseph Dudley, Esq. Captain General and Governor in Chief, in and over His Majesties Provinces of the Massachusetts-Bay and New-Hampshire in New-England. A proclamation against commerce & trade with the French of Canada, Cape

By His Excellency, Joseph Dudley, Esq. Captain General and Governor in...

Positive Photostat.; Proclamation.; 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 ... more

[Captain Avery]

[Captain Avery]

Print shows Avery walking in front of his servant who is holding a parasol over him.

Captain John Rackam

Captain John Rackam

Illus. in: The History and lives of all the most notorious pirates, and their crews. London, 1725. Reference copy may be in LOT 4248. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tr... more

Capt. Edward Low in a hurricane which he and all the crew had like to perished

Capt. Edward Low in a hurricane which he and all the crew had like to ...

Capt. Low on shore and ship on high waves in background. Illus. in: Charles Johnson, History of Most Famous Highway Men. London, 1734. Reference copy may be in LOT 9351. This record contains unverified, old dat... more

Capt. Edward England

Capt. Edward England

Portrait of England standing on shore with burning ship in background.

Capt. George Lowther and his company at Port Mayo in the Gulph of Matique

Capt. George Lowther and his company at Port Mayo in the Gulph of Mati...

Illustration shows Lowther and company at camp on the island, ship in background.

Capt. Avery and his crew taking one of the Great Mogul's ships

Capt. Avery and his crew taking one of the Great Mogul's ships

Capt. Avery standing, holding sword; battle between 2 ships in background.

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- Sculp.

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- S...

Cartoon showing constable entering house, "in search of the sons and daughters of the Devil", and finding his wife committing adultery in a brothel. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library ... more

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe, on the French intrenchments near Beauport, with the Grenadiers of the army, July 31 1759 Vue de la chûte ou Saût de Montmorenci et de l'attaque des retrenchments Francois près de Beauport, par le Général Wolfe avec le Grenadiers de l'armée le 31 Juillet 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Wm. Elliot.

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe...

Print shows British warships on the Saint Lawrence River disembark troops below cliffs at the Plains of Abraham, waterfall in the foreground. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robe... more

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

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of St. Laurence - two leagues to the southward of Gaspée Bay Vuë de l'Isle Percée, rocher remarquable dans le Golfe St. Laurent a 2 lieues au sud de la Baye de Gaspe / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hery. Smyth ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of ...

Print shows a warship in the foreground approaching rock formation in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

A view of Louisburg in North America, taken near the light house when that city was besieged in 1758 Vue de Louisburg, dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, prise du fanal durant le dernier siege en 1758 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Ince of the 35th Regt. ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of Louisburg in North America, taken near the light house when ...

Print shows view from the headlands above the lighthouse, with ships in the harbor, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, center, and distant view of the harbor.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec on the north shore of the river St. Laurence - from this place 1500 chosen troops at the break of day fell down the river on the ebb of tide to the place of landing 13 Sept. 1759 Vue de Cap Rouge vulgairement Carouge, a 9 miles au dessus de la ville de Québec - sur le bord septentrional de la riviere de St. Laurent - c'est de Carouge que 1500 himmes de troupes choisies descendirent avec la marée au lieu de debarquement 13 Sept. 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec o...

Print shows a ship on the Saint Lawrence River with a rowboat of troops disembarking at a point above the city of Québec.

A view of Miramichi, a French settlement in the Gulf of St. Laurence, destroyed by Brigadier Murray detached by General Wolfe for that purpose, from the Bay of Gaspe Vue de Miramichi establissement Francois dans le Golfe de St. Laurent, détruit par le Brigadier Murray, détaché a cet effet de la Baye de Gaspé, par le Général Wolfe / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; retouched by P. Benazech.

A view of Miramichi, a French settlement in the Gulf of St. Laurence, ...

Print shows a detail of British troops in small boats approaching a French settlement.

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ; Walker sculp.

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ...

Captain James Cook and four of his men with natives.

Capt. Gg. [George?] Newell

Capt. Gg. [George?] Newell

Bust portrait silhouette of an elderly man identified as "Capt. Gg. Newell", facing left. He wears his hair in a short pony-tail tied with a ribbon and he wears a high collar with cravat tied in a bow.

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. New York, April 19, 1775. My dear Sir. Yesterday Capt. Coupar arrived from London; Rivington I conclude will have all the news in his paper, but for fear you should not get his

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. N...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 38, Folder 8a.; Imprint 2. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 38, Folder 8a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pa... more

To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same. This plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed,

To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governou...

Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward boundaries. Includes numbered index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

Captain James Cook, F.R.S.

Captain James Cook, F.R.S.

James Cook, half- length portrait, facing left.

A Chart of the Southern Hemisphere showing the tracks of some of the most distinguished navigators, by Capt. James Cook

A Chart of the Southern Hemisphere showing the tracks of some of the m...

Circular map, with "tables containing latitudes and longitudes of islands recently discovered in the South Pacific".

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit ; gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizel [sic].

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit...

Vue d'optique showing naval battle during Revolutionary War between John Paul Jones of the Bonhomme Richard and Capt. Richard Pearson of the British naval vessel Serapis, Sept. 22, 1779.

His excellency George Washington Esq'r. captain general of all the American forces

His excellency George Washington Esq'r. captain general of all the Ame...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand holding a swagger stick, left hand resting on cannon barrel, military camp in the ... more

His excy. George Washington Esqr. captain general of all the American forces / J. Norman.

His excy. George Washington Esqr. captain general of all the American ...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand holding a swagger stick, left hand resting on cannon barrel, military camp in the ... more

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

Print shows bird's-eye view of the burning of Falmouth, Maine, by Captain Henry Mowat, whose ships, in the foreground, fire on the town.

A new map of the United States of North America with the British Dominions on that continent &c / by Samuel Dunn, Mathematician; improved from the surveys of Capt. Carver.

A new map of the United States of North America with the British Domin...

Print shows a cartouche on a map with several parcels in a natural setting.

Captain Asgill

Captain Asgill

Captain Sir Charles Asgill, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform and hat, left profile; in oval.

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. frigate United States, Stephen Decatur, Esqr., Commander / painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A. & P.A. ; engraved by B. Tanner, A.C.S.A.

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. fr...

Print shows British frigate Macedonian, her masts and sails destroyed, being fired upon by the U.S. frigate United States during the War of 1812.

[Cut] Sixth naval victory. The U. S. Brig. Enterprize of 14 guns, commanded by Lieut. William Burrows, took after an engagement of 45 minutes, the British Brig of War Boxer, of 18 guns, Capt. Bluth, who with about 50 of his men were killed and w

[Cut] Sixth naval victory. The U. S. Brig. Enterprize of 14 guns, comm...

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

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Ge...

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... more

A Map of part of Africa : drawn by the latest authorities to illustrate the narrative of Captain James Riley /

A Map of part of Africa : drawn by the latest authorities to illustrat...

Relief shown by hachures. "W. Hooker, engraver, 34 Fulton & 202 Water Streets, New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.