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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 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

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.

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.

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 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

[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 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

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

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.

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

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

[Ship's deck]

[Ship's deck]

Sketch of the deck of a paddle wheel steamship.

Interior of Secession Hall

Interior of Secession Hall

Photograph showing the interior of St. Andrew's Hall, or Secession Hall, in Charleston, South Carolina.

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).

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.

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

Colonel Bully

Colonel Bully

This appears to be a front view of the house depicted in DRWG/US - Waud, no. 1064 (A size) Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-138. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1065) Forms part of: Mo... more

View of Charleston Harbor and its Defences

View of Charleston Harbor and its Defences

Landscape with harbor and wetlands; Charleston on horizon upper left and ironclads and ships in harbor upper right. Damaged dwelling right margin. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below image to indicacte... 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.

[Map of the coast of South Carolina, from Charleston to Savannah].

[Map of the coast of South Carolina, from Charleston to Savannah].

Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Portion of an unidentified printed map showing roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S126 Available also through the ... more

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