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[Charles VII, king of France, 1403-1461, full, seated on throne, surrounded by court]

[Charles VII, king of France, 1403-1461, full, seated on throne, surro...

Illus. in: Les Vigilles de la mort de Charles VII. Lyons, ca. 1500. Reference copy may be in Biog File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Charles, Duke of Vendosmoys, seated at desk, writing]

[Charles, Duke of Vendosmoys, seated at desk, writing]

Illus. in: Nicole Gilles, Les Tres Elegantes...1527. Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Siege and relief of Vienna in 1683, with portraits of Ernst Rudiger von Starhemberg, Emperor Leopold I, Sultan Mehmed IV, Kara Mustafa, Count of Waldeck, Elector of Saxony, John III Sobieski, Elector of Bavaria, Charles V Duke of Lorraine]

[Siege and relief of Vienna in 1683, with portraits of Ernst Rudiger v...

Illus. in: Der Turckische Schau-Platz erofnet und ..., Hamburg, T. von Wiering, 1685. cf: Victory at Vienna: The Ottoman Siege of 1683, p. 22 and p. 23. This record contains unverified data from caption card. C... more

Carolus XII. D. G. Suec. Goth. Vandal Rex Antiquis heroibus major, atavis par qui Tonninga, Riga, Nerva, liberatis, tremente Hafnia, stepente Varsovia, lugente Moscua. Superatis, fugatis, inveniendis, ut vincerentur hostibus perseo promitior, hercule fortior, per Aquas per Saxa per Ignes triumphavit, iubilaeo Suecio MDCC

Carolus XII. D. G. Suec. Goth. Vandal Rex Antiquis heroibus major, ata...

Print shows a birdseye view of King Charles the Twelfth of Sweden on horseback with drawn swords riding into battle fought against the Russian army at Narva (in present day Estonia). Scenes of a battlefield and... more

Die wider S. Majestet den König von Schweden Carolum XII. in Liefland meyneidig angesponnene, aber durch Göttl. Gnad glücklich entdeckte Verratherey

Die wider S. Majestet den König von Schweden Carolum XII. in Liefland ...

Print shows five engraved vignettes depicting events in the life of Charles XII, King of Sweden from being at court, his betrayal, at prayer, meeting with his generals and leading the troops to battle at Narva ... more

Kurtze Relation von der Belägerung vnd wieder Befreyung der Liefländischen Stadt Narva Wie solche von dem grossen Anzug dess Moscowitischen Gross-Czaars durch Helden-mässigess Anführen Sr. Königl. Maj. in Schweden Caroli XII ... bey Aufbruch der Schwedischen Armee von Wesenberg den 13. Novem. 1700

Kurtze Relation von der Belägerung vnd wieder Befreyung der Liefländis...

Print depicts Swedish troops in battle with the forces of Peter the Great of Russia in the first battle of Narva (Swedish occupied Estonia) in 1700. Print also includes engraved portrait of Charles XII, King of... more

Kürtzer Bericht von dem Entsatz der Stadt und Vestung Narva

Kürtzer Bericht von dem Entsatz der Stadt und Vestung Narva

Print depicts Swedish troops in battle with the forces of Peter the Great of Russia in the first battle of Narva (Swedish occupied Estonia) in 1700. Print also includes engraved portrait of Charles XII, King of... more

Eigentliche Abbildung und umständlicher Beschereibung der zwischen der Königliche Schwedisch und Conjungirten Königlichen Polnisch u. Chursächsischer Armee bey Puschoff gehaltenen Battaille A. 1702 d. 19. Iul. Ios. Frid. Leopold excudit

Eigentliche Abbildung und umständlicher Beschereibung der zwischen der...

Birds-eye view engraving shows battlefield with large numbers of troops fighting. In the foreground are soldiers on horseback with guns and swords, some fallen soldiers and horses are seen. Smoke rises in numer... more

Charles II of Eng-Netherlands Treaty. Copy of an extract of a treaty between Charles II of England and the Netherlands. Original from Feb. 7, 1667.

Charles II of Eng-Netherlands Treaty. Copy of an extract of a treaty b...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Captain Charles Vane

Captain Charles Vane

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

Plan of Charles Town, Maryland.

Plan of Charles Town, Maryland.

Cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, public lands, street names, and some acreages. Relief shown by form lines. Also shows "The Lord Properiators [sic] two lots." Oriented with north towar... more

Charles Gravier comte de Vergennes - conseiller d'Etat ordinaire, ministre et secretaire d'Etat et chef du conseil royal des finances / Callet pinxt ; Vangelisti sculp.

Charles Gravier comte de Vergennes - conseiller d'Etat ordinaire, mini...

Print shows Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly right, seated at ornately carved desk featuring portrait of Louis XVI. Includes armorial shield below portrait. Ti... more

Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775, at Charles Town, N. America.

Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775, at Charles Town, N....

Scale ca. 1:8,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 908 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster i... more

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps... more

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent...

Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hil... more

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America / Thomlinson pinxt.

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America...

Print shows Charles Lee, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, cannon firing in the background next to flag "An Appeal to Heaven." T... more

Sketch of the ground about Charles Town.

Sketch of the ground about Charles Town.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. "NB: Medford road 45 paces broad; Cambridge road 30 p." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 921 Available also... more

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His Excellency Major General Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &c.

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His...

Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North Ame... more

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina by a squadron of His Majesty's ships on the 28th day of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels, from the drawings made on the spot.

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Caro...

Scale ca. 1:25,500. Title from engraved map published by Faden in 1776. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes inset "Plan of the platform in Sullivan's Fort." Annotated by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of ... more

A plan of that part of the Rosalij Estate call'd the Retreat, the property of His Excellency Charles O'Harra, the Honorable Lieutenant Governor William Stuart, James Clarke and Robert & Phill. Browne, Esqrs., situate at Rosalij in the parish of St. David, Dominica.

A plan of that part of the Rosalij Estate call'd the Retreat, the prop...

Scale 1:3,960. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman: C. [and a fleur-de-lis on a crowned shield, over the letters GR] Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right... more

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot /

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carol...

Scale ca. 1:26,200. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1545 British squadron represented pictorially. Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort, by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the ... more

Thomas Jefferson, February 1777, Draft of Subscription to Support a Clerk to Assist Charles Clay as Minister in Charlottesville, Virginia

Thomas Jefferson, February 1777, Draft of Subscription to Support a Cl...

Draft of Subscription to Support a Clerk to Assist Charles Clay as Minister in Charlottesville, Virginia

Charles Lee Esq'r. - Americanischer general-major

Charles Lee Esq'r. - Americanischer general-major

Print shows Charles Lee, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, facing left; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa / Christoph Heinrich Korn. Nürnberg : G.N. R... more

Virginia Militia, March 27, 1780, Report on State Garrison under Charles Porterfield

Virginia Militia, March 27, 1780, Report on State Garrison under Charl...

Report on State Garrison under Charles Porterfield

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Print shows Charles Lee, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and gesturing with right arm, holding baton. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain an... more

Sketch of the coast from South Edisto to Charles Town, 1st March 1780.

Sketch of the coast from South Edisto to Charles Town, 1st March 1780.

Scale ca. 1:166,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink in a different hand. On verso: Sketch of the rebel redoubt on Stono River destroyed by Genl. Prevost. LC M... more

An extract of a letter from an officer of the 71st regiment to his friend at Edinburgh, giving an account of the reduction of Charlestown, in South Carolina, with the list of the killed, wounded, and taken prisoners. [June 20, 1780].

An extract of a letter from an officer of the 71st regiment to his fri...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; Surender of Charleston, S. 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; Por... more

Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of His Excellence Sir Henry Clinton and under direction of ... Collonel Mount-Crieff as chief ingener, this town was surrendered with capitulation the 12. May 1780 after 6 weeks and 3 days siege.

Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of H...

Scale ca. 1:11,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Shows detailed lines of fire for defenders and besiegers. Ships shown pictorially. On verso: Siege of Charles Town, ... more

Charles Henri Comte Destaing, né le 24 Novembre 1729

Charles Henri Comte Destaing, né le 24 Novembre 1729

Charles Henri comte d'Estaing, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right; in framed medallion.

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin de...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (... more

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin ...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (S... more

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est representé ici s'élevant pour la seconde fois au milieu de la Praïrie de Nesle, ou il venoit de descendre, accompagné de Mr. Robert ... / Desrais, del. ; Denis, sculp.

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est repres...

Jacques Alexandre César Charles departs Nesle, France after the landing of the first hydrogen balloon flight from Paris on December 1, 1783. Marie-Nöel Robert (on the ground at left), who accompanied Charles o... more

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert faite a Paris dans le parterre du Jardin royal des Thuilleries le I. decembre 1783. Vue prise du Pont Royal / / Prevost fecit.

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert fait...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; inset map shows locati... more

Charles Thomson Esq'r. - secretary to congress / B.B.E.

Charles Thomson Esq'r. - secretary to congress / B.B.E.

Print shows Charles Thomson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: Portraits of generals, ministers, magistrates, members of Congress, and others, who have rendered th... more

Depart de MM. Charles & Robert, du Jardin des Tuilleries dans leur machine aërostatique, le 1er decembre 1783

Depart de MM. Charles & Robert, du Jardin des Tuilleries dans leur mac...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. "Sic itur ad astra" wr... more

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert faite a Paris dans le parterre du Jardin royal des Thuilleries le I. decembre 1783. Vue prise du Pont Royal.

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert fait...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; inset map shows locati... more

The historical painter

The historical painter

Print shows Charles James Fox as Oliver Cromwell depicted as an artist painting the execution of Charles I, Justice stands behind him with her sword raised ready to strike, hanging on the wall in the background... more

Charles Alexandre de Calonne to Thomas Jefferson, 1785, American Whale Oil Trade; Extract in French
Thomas Jefferson to Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes, December 21, 1785, Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)

Thomas Jefferson to Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes, December 21, ...

Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)