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[A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through Hell Gate, Flushing Bay, Hampstead Bay, Oyster, Huntington Bay, Cow Harbour, East Chester Inlet, Rochell, Rye, Patrick Islands, ec.

[A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy incomplete: Western half missing. Shows Long Island north shore from Eaton's Neck west to Cow Bay. Available also through the Lib... more

Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country whereon to erect the new court house than that vulgarly known by the name of Goshen Town.

Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains ...

Scale 1:79,200; protracted by a scale of 100 chains to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1089 Availa... more

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting...

Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "F... more

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in which is mark'd the position of His Majs. ships on the 15th. of November 1777. The obstructions to the navigation of the river, laid down by the rebels, are also mark'd.

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in wh...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1366 Available also through the Library of ... more

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting ...

Scale ca. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in th... more

U.S. Reports: Kerlin's Lessee v. Bull, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 175 (1786)

U.S. Reports: Kerlin's Lessee v. Bull, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 175 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1786; Kerlin's Lessee versus Bull et al.

U.S. Reports: Boyd's Lessee v. Cowan, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 138 (1794)

U.S. Reports: Boyd's Lessee v. Cowan, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 138 (1794)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; April Term, 1794; Boyd's Lessee versus Cowan.

U.S. Reports: United States v. The Insurgents of Pennsylvania, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 335 (1795)

U.S. Reports: United States v. The Insurgents of Pennsylvania, 2 U.S. ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; April Term, 1795; The United States versus The Insurgents of Pennsylvania

Chester District, South Carolina  /

Chester District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S134 Available also through the Library of ... more

General La Fayette. To have been a partaker with Washington, in the perils and glory of our great conflict for freedom, is a passport to our hearts. In meeting you, his loved form seems to approach us ... Chester County, July 26, 1825.

General La Fayette. To have been a partaker with Washington, in the pe...

Imprint 2.; Lafayette. 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 152, Folder 32.

James Madison to Chester Bailey, September 19, 1826.

James Madison to Chester Bailey, September 19, 1826.

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/.

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Chester County auxiliary colonization society, I enclose their address, together with a copy of the constitution ... West Chester, Pa. 12th Mo 10th, 1827.

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Cheste...

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 153, Folder 3a.

Neptune House, New Rochelle, West Chester County, New York

Neptune House, New Rochelle, West Chester County, New York

Print shows a scenic advertisement, with the date "July 1st, 1842" in the ad. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Clay, E.W. Currier & Ives : a catal... more

Republican & Democrat -- Extra. West Chester, October 11, 1844. Chester County election returns for 1844--- Official.

Republican & Democrat -- Extra. West Chester, October 11, 1844. Cheste...

Chester County election returns for 1844. 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 154, Folder 21.

Chester Wharf 20 miles below Philadelphia on the Delaware, July 27, 1846

Chester Wharf 20 miles below Philadelphia on the Delaware, July 27, 18...

Drawing showing sailboats and rowboat on river. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Alternate title from accompanying caption. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; larger real-property tracts with owners' names shown only in West Chester borough inset. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian... more

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews & H.W. Smith.

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews &...

Print showing Daniel Webster, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. 73 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Chester Harding in the Cle... more

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews & H.W. Smith.

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews &...

Print showing Daniel Webster, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Chester Harding in the Clerk's Office of the Distric... more

Shad fishing Taking up the net above Chester, N.J.

Shad fishing Taking up the net above Chester, N.J.

Drawing showing fishermen standing in the Delaware River, with the bleaching mills, smokestacks, and church spires of Gloucester along the shore. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Cars... more

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gallery, No. 11 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA.

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gal...

Photo shows an elderly African American man, three-quarter length portrait, wearing coat and top hat, seated, facing front, with right hand resting on the handle of a bow saw that he holds between his legs. Tit... more

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania /

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania /

General-content county map showing schools, meetinghouses, smithies, inns, post-offices, etc.; does not show landowners'/householders' names. Hand col. to emphasize township/borough boundaries and territories. ... more

Map of Chester Co., Pennsylvania.

Map of Chester Co., Pennsylvania.

LC Land ownership maps, 725 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Chambers, 140 Washington, Opp. School St. Boston, March 1, 1862. Dear Sir: Allow us to invite your attention to our store ... Yours truly. Chas. H. Thwing, Chester A. Collins.

Chambers, 140 Washington, Opp. School St. Boston, March 1, 1862. Dear ...

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 69, Folder 2. Copy scanned: 2

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Dean R. Chester to A. Chester, October-November 1863 (Extracts from October 27 and November 2 letters)
Map of Delaware Co. and the city of Philadelphia /

Map of Delaware Co. and the city of Philadelphia /

Shows real-property tracts and landowners' names in rural areas of the county and in the Province Island district of Philadelphia. Radial distances shown from Philadelphia City Hall. Depths shown by soundings. ... more

Map of the Chester, Iron Mountain & Western Railroad and its connections.

Map of the Chester, Iron Mountain & Western Railroad and its connectio...

Map of Missouri, Illinois, and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, coalfields, and iron and lead mines. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 367 Description derived from published ... more

King Chester Arthur's knight(cap)s of the round table / J. Keppler ; Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann, lith., N.Y.

King Chester Arthur's knight(cap)s of the round table / J. Keppler ; M...

Cartoon showing Chester Arthur and cabinet members, wearing nightcaps, sleeping around table, on which are papers, "no ill-will to anyone," "we need no Navy," "Indians provided for till summer," etc. Illus. in:... more

[Eccleston Ferry, Chester, England]

[Eccleston Ferry, Chester, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10123". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

[The Groves, Chester, England]
Chester Cathedral, England

Chester Cathedral, England

Title from jacket. Videodisc image laterally reversed. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0907. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Eastgate Street and Newgate Street, Chester, England]

[Eastgate Street and Newgate Street, Chester, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10120". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

[King Charles' Tower, Chester, England]

[King Charles' Tower, Chester, England]

Image shows the King Charles' Tower, also known as the Phoenix Tower and Newton Tower. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013) Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. :... more

[The cathedral, Chester, England]

[The cathedral, Chester, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10121". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

Downingtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania 1893.

Downingtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania 1893.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 762 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

Ferryboat "Middlesex" Hadlyme, Chester Ferry

Ferryboat "Middlesex" Hadlyme, Chester Ferry

Photograph shows two men and three boys standing on ferry anchored at dock. No. 363. Title from item.

Chester Bradley Jordan, 1839-1914

Chester Bradley Jordan, 1839-1914

Gov. of N.H.; 3/4 lgth., seated, facing left.

The cynic's rules of conduct by Chester Field. Jr. [n. p.] [c. 1905].

The cynic's rules of conduct by Chester Field. Jr. [n. p.] [c. 1905].

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 240, Folder 7c.

Springstein Mills, Chester, S.C. Otis Mehaffy. 4 years in mill. Small boy "helps sister" Saturdays and after school. Witness S.R. Hine. Location: Chester, South Carolina

Springstein Mills, Chester, S.C. Otis Mehaffy. 4 years in mill. Small ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 333. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Springstein Mills, Chester, S.C. Maggie Wooten (Largest), creels on warper. Lillie Anderson--Oldest of two sisters. Been in mill five years. Runs only 4 sides. Minnie Anderson, - youngest- runs 8 sides. Been in mill 4 year. One finds many such cases where youngest sister does twice the amount of work. Nov. 2808. Witness Sara R. Hine. Location: Chester, South Carolina Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Springstein Mills, Chester, S.C. Maggie Wooten (Largest), creels on wa...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Mills. Hine no. 332. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the National ... more

Wylie Mill, Chester, S.C. Tommy Ashville, (smaller boy) 2 years in mill. "Specks I'm about 11." Arthur Shelly, 8 years in mill. 14 years old. Other boys agreed he had been in mill 8 years. Location: Chester, South Carolina

Wylie Mill, Chester, S.C. Tommy Ashville, (smaller boy) 2 years in mil...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 323. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Men and boys of this family all work in Eureka Cotton Mills. H.O. Roof. B. F. Roof --10 years in mill. Lawrence Roof--4 years in mill. Albert Roof--(Smallest) 1 year in mill. Doffs--50 cents a day. 56 inches high. Witness S.R. Hine. Location: Chester, South Carolina

Men and boys of this family all work in Eureka Cotton Mills. H.O. Roof...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 367. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

A Saturday ball game. Springstein Mills, Chester, S.C. Boy with glove, Malcom Rogers. (See photo 329). Next to him - Ben Deaton--12 years old. 52 inches high. Weaver. Runs 6 looms at $1.00 a day. 2 years in mill. I asked him if it wasn't hard work. "Hardest part if it is I have to stretch so much to reach up." (Tallest boy) John Lewis--12 years old. 1 yr. in mill. Weaves--4 looms. Got 40 cents to start. 60 cents now a day. Brother and father in mills. Nov. 2808 Witness Sara R. Hine. Location: Chester, South Carolina Photo by Lewis W. Hine

A Saturday ball game. Springstein Mills, Chester, S.C. Boy with glove,...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Mills. Hine no. 330. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the National ... more

Types of adolescents. Boys working in Eureka Cotton Mills, Chester, S.C. Rob Dover--(Tallest boy). Been in mill eight or nine years. Melvin Reilly (next). In mill one year. Boyd McKowan (shortest boy). About 15 years old. Been in mill 5 years. Sunday, Nov. 29, 08. Witness Sara R. Hine. Location: Chester, South Carolina Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Types of adolescents. Boys working in Eureka Cotton Mills, Chester, S....

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Mills. Hine no. 364. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the National ... more

(Tallest) Sam Bigham, Eureka Cotton Mills. Been in mill 10 years. (Next) Washey Dover--Been in 3 years. (Next) Lloyd Barnado--2 years in mill. (Smallest) Ernst Floyd--10 years old, 52 inches high. Been in mill 2 years. Spins--60 cents a day. Witness S.R. Hine. Location: Chester, South Carolina

(Tallest) Sam Bigham, Eureka Cotton Mills. Been in mill 10 years. (Nex...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 369. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Group of boys from Wylie Mill, Chester, S.C. Spending Saturday behind the barn. Overseer came up and I couldn't get names or ages. Location: Chester, South Carolina

Group of boys from Wylie Mill, Chester, S.C. Spending Saturday behind ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 321. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

John Lewis (boy with hat) 12 years old. 1 year in mill. Weaver--4 looms. 40 cts. to start, 60 cents a day now. Brother and mother in mill. Morris Small (boy with cap) "Reckon I been in mill 2 yrs. Don't remember." Witness S.R. Hine. Location: Chester, South Carolina

John Lewis (boy with hat) 12 years old. 1 year in mill. Weaver--4 loom...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 331. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

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