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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

Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the metropolis of the province of South Carolina.

Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the ...

New York City map shows streets, wharves, ferries, principal buildings, and built-up area. Charleston view is panorama of waterfront and quays with principal buildings lettered for identification (no index pres... more

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of South Carolina

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of So...

Print shows a view of the waterfront at Charleston harbor, Charleston, South Carolina, with several ships and small boats in the harbor and men, some with fishing nets, standing on a bit of land in the lower le... more

A view of Charles Town the capital of South Carolina in North America Vue de Charles Town capitale de la Carolina du Sud dans l'Amérique Septentrionale engraved by C. Canot from an original painting of T. Mellish, in the collection of Mr. John Bowles

A view of Charles Town the capital of South Carolina in North America ...

Print shows ships in the harbor at Charleston, South Carolina, with distant view of the city in the background. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Str... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right marg... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary of provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct ... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and ha... more

Carolina septentrionale et meridionale en 4 feuilles, traduite de l'Anglois.

Carolina septentrionale et meridionale en 4 feuilles, traduite de l'An...

Scale ca. 1:560,000. Alternate title: An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, s... more

Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776.

Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois l...

Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction."... more

[Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai 1780.

[Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai...

Scale ca. 1:25,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' List of maps of America. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The view of Charleston Harbor concerns the assault on Fort Sulivan during the siege of Charl... more

Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege faits par les Anglois en 1780.

Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege fai...

Scale ca. 1:10,320. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Ca...

Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset "Charlestown Harbour," ca. 1:430,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Charles-Town, capitale de la Caroline.

Charles-Town, capitale de la Caroline.

Scale ca. 1:12,500. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina.

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Ca...

Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset of "Charlestown harbour," ca. 1:430,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ... more

Sketch of the harbour of Charles Town

Sketch of the harbour of Charles Town

Scale ca. 1:166,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1550 Available also through the Library o... more

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. Wit...

Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 ... more

A plan of the town, bar, harbour, and environs of Charlestown in South Carolina : with all the channels, soundings, sailing-marks &c. from the surveys made in the colony.

A plan of the town, bar, harbour, and environs of Charlestown in South...

Scale ca. 1:45,000. Title from engraved copy issued by William Faden in 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America... 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

Plan von dem Haven und der Gegend von Charles Town in South Carolina ... Sept. 1782

Plan von dem Haven und der Gegend von Charles Town in South Carolina ....

Scale ca. 1:250,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shows location of batteries, guard houses, etc. Includes "Explication." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1567 Availabl... more

George Abbott Hall, December 31, 1784, Table of Imports and Exports from Charleston, South Carolina, 1757 to 1763

George Abbott Hall, December 31, 1784, Table of Imports and Exports fr...

Table of Imports and Exports from Charleston, South Carolina, 1757 to 1763

In the Society of the Cincinnati, established in the State of South-Carolina: additional rules agreed to, and ratified the 4th day of July, 1786 viz ... Charleston: Printed by Bowen, Vandle, and Andrews, at Franklin's Head, No. 31 Bay [1786].

In the Society of the Cincinnati, established in the State of South-Ca...

Imprint 3.; 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 172, Folder 10.

General exports from the port of Charleston, South-Carolina, from November 1786 to November 1787 ... Custom-House, Charleston South-Carolina, December 1, 1787. George A. Hall, Collector. [Carleston 1787].

General exports from the port of Charleston, South-Carolina, from Nove...

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 172, Folder 11a.

U.S. Reports: Williams v. Geheogan, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 267 (1788)

U.S. Reports: Williams v. Geheogan, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 267 (1788)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; April Term, 1788; Williams versus Geheogan

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tunno, Esq., for the use of the Phœnix Fire-Company of London, taken from actual survey, 2d August 1788 /

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tun...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north toward the lower right. "Published 1st Jan'y 1790 by E. Petrie, No. 13 America Square." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

20 tracts, Charleston.

20 tracts, Charleston.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in Charleston Township, Tioga County (Pa.). Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title from label affixed to verso. ... more

U.S. Reports: Moodie v. The Alfred, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 307 (1796)

U.S. Reports: Moodie v. The Alfred, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 307 (1796)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 3; Dallas Volume 3; August Term, 1796; Moodie versus the Ship Alfred.

U.S. Reports: Del Col v. Arnold, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 333 (1796)

U.S. Reports: Del Col v. Arnold, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 333 (1796)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 3; Dallas Volume 3; August Term, 1796; Del Col versus Arnold.

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Engraving by N. Orr [?] of drawing by H. Fenn. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Civil War Forts Sumter 1861; Shelf.

U.S. Reports: Bell v. Beveridge, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 272 (1803)

U.S. Reports: Bell v. Beveridge, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 272 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; March Term, 1803; Bell versus Beveridge.

Member of Congress. William Loughton Smith The importance of this city in the federal scale and the immense revence it pours into the federal coffers, would seem to entitle it to some share in the Federal Councils; yet strange to tell, it is rep

Member of Congress. William Loughton Smith The importance of this city...

Political campaign.; Smith, William Loughton.; 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; Po... more

Packet boat grounded for tarring beside wharf--Men and wagon in foreground

Packet boat grounded for tarring beside wharf--Men and wagon in foregr...

John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress).

Office of the agents of trustees Bank of the United States. Charleston 27th August, 1811. Sir. On examination of the money in the vaults of this office, we have just discovered that we have been robbed, by some villain or villains, by means unkn

Office of the agents of trustees Bank of the United States. Charleston...

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 172, Folder 28a.

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showing ships, sailboats, and five men in a  rowboat]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showin...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches of human figures on verso. Includes a remarque at lower left center of sheet showing the figure of a man in a rowboat. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print S... more

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and smaller houses, outbuildings, and perhaps a slave cabin]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Includes puncture holes around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark with a large fleur de lis with W. Philadelphia Print Shop Inv... more

[Perspective view of Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina, with St. Michaels Church at right center]

[Perspective view of Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina, with ...

Title from item. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the right margin. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 99. (DLC/PP-1995:140.99). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library o... more

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 102. (DLC/PP-1995:140.102). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[Preliminary sketch of a large public building in Charleston, South Carolina, with small pediment and cupola]

[Preliminary sketch of a large public building in Charleston, South Ca...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in lower left: 6 windows [?], green blinds [?], roof red [?]. Sketch of a face, possibly from a statue, on verso. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 106. (DLC/PP-19... more

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel Rusell House on Meeting Street at center, surrounded by smaller residences and First Scots Presbyterian Church at right]

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel R...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes around edges where paper was fastened to a board. Preliminary perspective sketch on verso. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the lef... more

View of a street in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a church at center

View of a street in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a chu...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes along sides and bottom where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the left margin. Philadelphia Print Sh... more

A view taken from the S.W. end of Charleston, S.C. Jany 17th 1812

A view taken from the S.W. end of Charleston, S.C. Jany 17th 1812

Title from item. Preliminary sketches of human figures on verso. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 90. (DLC/PP-1995:140.90). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper River, showing ships, rowboats, and canoes on the water]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper Ri...

Title devised by Library staff. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 93. (DLC/PP-1995:140.93). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches on verso. Watermark shows a dove holding an olive branch, representing Amies & Co. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 101. (DLC/PP-1995:140.101). Forms p... more

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with homes and outbuildings at left and right, and a long row of brick building, perhaps barracks, at center]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with homes and outbui...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Trimed to inside the puncture holes that were around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark: AMIES. Forms part of: John Rubens Smit... more

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, possibly looking north toward Sullivan's Island]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, possibly looking north toward Sul...

Drawing shows in lower left the figure of a man walking along the shoreline and a larger preliminary sketch of the man, also to the right of the man is a preliminary sketch of a woman walking to the right carry... more

Shocking earthquakes Charleston, (S. C.) Feb. 7, 1812. Yesterday morning, about half past 3 o'clock the inhabitants of his place were very much alarmed by another tremendous shock of an earthquake ... Boston----Printed and sold at the Printing-O

Shocking earthquakes Charleston, (S. C.) Feb. 7, 1812. Yesterday morni...

Verse.; Earthquake- Charleston S.C.; 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 49... more

History of the church in the press, and wil be speedily published by E. Thayer, at the Theological Book-Store, No. 25, Broad-Street, Charleston, (S.oCa.) An historical account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South-Carolina, from the first

History of the church in the press, and wil be speedily published by E...

Imprint 2.; Prospectus.; Dalcho, Frederic, An historical account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in S. C. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as... more

Charleston District, South Carolina /

Charleston District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S132. Available also through the Library of Congress web site... more

Charleston Harbour and the adjacent coast and country, South Carolina : surveyed at intervals in 1823, 1824, and 1825 /

Charleston Harbour and the adjacent coast and country, South Carolina ...

Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Drawn by Hartman Bache, J.D. Graham, C.M. Eakin, W.M. Boyce, S. Wragg." LC copy 1 imperfect: Stained and torn in upper and lower po... more

The State of South Carolina. City of Charleston. An ordinance regulating City officers, and for other purpose ... [Charleston 1826].

The State of South Carolina. City of Charleston. An ordinance regulati...

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 172, Folder 35.

Masters of vessels as well as others therein concerned, are required to make themselves properly acquainted with, and in all cases to act in due conformity with the following port regulations ... Samuel Alexander, Harbour master. at Port Warden'

Masters of vessels as well as others therein concerned, are required t...

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 172, Folder 36.

Charleston.

Charleston.

Shows land ownership, lands of the William Bingham estate, acreages, and lot dimensions in Charleston Township, Tioga County, Pa. Title on label affixed to verso: Charleston. From the William Bingham estate map... more

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holders, or attack on the Post Office, Charleston, S.C.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holde...

A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more

Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charleston /

Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charl...

Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charle... more

Great Southern mail route from New York to N. Orleans! Through in 71/2 days. Via Washington City and Richmond, and the Chesapeake Bay and James River lines, to Charleston, Augusta, and Atlanta, Geo. Notasulga and Montgomery, Ala ... W. B. Wiley,

Great Southern mail route from New York to N. Orleans! Through in 71/2...

Transportation. 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 30, Folder 30.

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the owner of the newspaper company, Franz Melchers]

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the o...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Dennis A. Waters; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014:147). Forms part of: Daguerreotype Collection (Library of Congress). Vender : Dennis A. Waters.

Slave sale, Charleston, S.C.

Slave sale, Charleston, S.C.

From a sketch by Eyre Crowe. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1856 Nov. 29. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: S.C.; A... more

Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. May, 1856.

Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. May, 1856.

Map of the South Carolina tidewater area between Charleston and Savannah, Ga. "The red line represents the located line; the blue lines represent some of the principal experimental lines." Chartered December 20... more

To southern travellers! Spring & summer arrangement of the great southern mail line!! Direct to New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore, via Washington City, Fredericksburg, Richmond, Petersburg to Weldon, Raleigh, Wilmington. N.C. Charleston, S. C

To southern travellers! Spring & summer arrangement of the great south...

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 6b.

U.S. Reports: Owners of the Brig James Gray v. The Owners of the Ship John Fraser et al., 62 U.S. (21 How.) 184 (1858)

U.S. Reports: Owners of the Brig James Gray v. The Owners of the Ship ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 62; Howard Volume 21; December Term, 1858; William Cushing, John N. Cushing, and Caleb Cushing, of Newburyport, Massachusetts, Owners of the Brig James Gray, Libellants and Appe... more

John Brown ascending the scaffold preparatory to being hanged / from a sketch by our special artist.

John Brown ascending the scaffold preparatory to being hanged / from a...

Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 211 (1859 Dec. 17), p. [33].

The execution of John Brown, in a stubble field, near Charleston, [W.] Va. [men on horseback in foregrd.]

The execution of John Brown, in a stubble field, near Charleston, [W.]...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 210 (1859 Dec. 10), pp. 24-25. Caption card tracings: P&P Case; US Hist.; BI; Shelf.

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Carolina for a state conv. to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C. on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Car...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1860 Nov. 24, p. 8-9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Sketch of Charleston Harbor

Sketch of Charleston Harbor

Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x 6 cm-Fort Moul... more

Facade of a building; little boy with two men in top hats

Facade of a building; little boy with two men in top hats

Title devised. Inscribed backwards below image: Charleston. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.92) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Secession meeting in front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C. [with portraits of Hon. James Chesnut, Jr., seceding Senator from South Carolina; Hon.Robert Toombs, Senator from Georgia; and Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, Ex-Senator of Georgia]

Secession meeting in front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charles...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 262 (1860 Dec. 1), p. 24. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-A. Caption card tracings: US ... more

Interior of Secession Hall

Interior of Secession Hall

Photograph showing the interior of St. Andrew's Hall, or Secession Hall, in Charleston, South Carolina. Title from item. Photograph by George S. Cook. Information about date and photographer from: Portraits of ... more

Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the wo...

Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 377 At bottom of map: View off North Channel, For Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. This map without the Corps of Engineers' insignia ... more

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the Legislature of South  Carolina for a state convention to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C., on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the Legislature of South Ca...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 261 (1860 Nov. 24), pp. 8-9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-A. Caption card tracings: ... more

[Ship's deck]

[Ship's deck]

Sketch of the deck of a paddle wheel steamship. Title devised. Inscribed upper right: 92; Aboard. Inscribed on verso: Charleston, N.C. / No.III 15. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.356) Forms part of: ... more

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Groups of people gathered near a palmetto tree in front of the old customs house in Charleston, South Carolina. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 205 (1860 December 1), p. 753 (title page, bottom).

Haynes' monument

Haynes' monument

Title from item. No. 48. On mount: The Southern Series. Charleston, S.C.

Prominent candidates for the Democratic nomination at Charleston, S.C. [Composite of bust portraits of Stephens, Orr, Davis, Guthrie, Slidell, Pierce, J. Lane, Hunter, Breckenridge, Douglas, and Houston]

Prominent candidates for the Democratic nomination at Charleston, S.C....

Wood engr. after photographs by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 4, (1860 April 21), p.248-249. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Presidents Elec... more

The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills., in which Lincoln often practiced law and before which he made a short speech in the evening after his fourth joint debate with Douglas, Sept. 18, 1858

The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills., in which Lincoln of...

Photograph showing courthouse with people and horse-drawn wagons in front. Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1972:140

Map of Charleston Harbor, S.C.

Map of Charleston Harbor, S.C.

Scale ca. 1:15,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 371 Upper right corner: Mil. aff., vol. v., no. 591b. Red curves are marked 6, 12, 18, and 24 feet to show depths at mean low water. The area always covered with... more

Scenes in Charleston, S.C. [composite of 4 wood engravings]: Tomb of John C. Calhoun, in St. Philip's Churchyard; the old powder magazine, Cumberland Street; the Palmetto Flag; the Palmetto Cockade

Scenes in Charleston, S.C. [composite of 4 wood engravings]: Tomb of J...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860 Nov. 24, title page. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Map of Charleston Harbor showing defenses. 186-]

[Map of Charleston Harbor showing defenses. 186-]

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.5 Printed in upper margin: Peter Adams Co.'s.-vellum map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web s... 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

East Battery

East Battery

Title from item.

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 scenes: St. Andrews Hal, exterior; Hibernian Hall, exterior; Yates Hall, interior, sleeping hall full of cots; Committee room of the Massachusetts delegation]

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 ...

Four wood engravings in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Carte de Port Royal et des environs : avec un plan de la côte du sud, depuis Bull's Bay (Caroline du Sud), jusqu'à Brunswick (Géorgie), indiquant les moyens de communication entre Beaufort, Savanah [sic] Ft. Charleston /

Carte de Port Royal et des environs : avec un plan de la côte du sud, ...

Scale ca. 1:160,000. Depths shown by contours. Ships shown pictorially. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) 389.14 Inset: Part of the coast of S. Carolina showing the relative positions of Charleston, Beaufort & Savann... more

[The Charleston convention]

[The Charleston convention]

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 April 14), p. 303 (title page).

Fort Sumter, South Carolina at the time of its capture February 18th, 1865. Showing the effects of the bombardment from Morris Island

Fort Sumter, South Carolina at the time of its capture February 18th, ...

Scale 1:240 and 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 388 Sheet contains a plan of the fort, a horizontal section, 3 elevations, and 13 sections. This map appears also as Plate III of the Supplementary Report pub... more

The government arsenal in Charleston, S.C., guarded by detachments of the Washington Light Infantry / from a sketch by our special artist.

The government arsenal in Charleston, S.C., guarded by detachments of ...

Print shows a crowd of people and troops in front of the arsenal building. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 11, no. 262 (1860 Dec. 1), p. 25.

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