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Congress, , Draft Bill Regarding the Awarding of Prizes

Congress, , Draft Bill Regarding the Awarding of Prizes

Draft Bill Regarding the Awarding of Prizes

The following are the names of the persons proposed to be elected as a Committee on Tuesday next, agreeable to the recommendation of the Congress. New York, Nov. 17, 1774 [Sixty names] New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].

The following are the names of the persons proposed to be elected as a...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Nov 17, 1774. 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 107, Folder 10.

A letter to the inhabitants of the Province of Quebec. Extract from the Minutes of the Congress. Philadelphia, Oct. 1774

A letter to the inhabitants of the Province of Quebec. Extract from th...

Title page, no illustration. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Canada Hist.; US Hist.; Congress, US; Shelf.

Continental Congress. Proceedings of the Grand American Continental Congress at Philadelphia, September 5, 1774. Association, &c. ... In Congress, Philadelphia October 20, 1774 Signed Peyton Randolph, President ... Sold at the Printing-office in

Continental Congress. Proceedings of the Grand American Continental Co...

Printed in three columns.; Not in Evans.; On verso: Gift of Matt. B. Jones, Boston. Received May 15, 1934.; On verso: Ac. 4840. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsim... more

To the publick. New-York, October 5, 1774. By Mr. Rivere, who left Boston on Friday last, and arrived here last night, in his way to the General Congress, we have certain intelligence that the carpenters and masons who had inadvertently undertak

To the publick. New-York, October 5, 1774. By Mr. Rivere, who left Bos...

Evans 13674.; On verso: S; Oct 5, 1774; 00198.36C. 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; Portfoli... more

United States Congress, 1774-82, List of Dated Topics: "Resolution of Order," Maryland Affairs; Post Office, Admiralty, etc.

United States Congress, 1774-82, List of Dated Topics: "Resolution of ...

List of Dated Topics: "Resolution of Order," Maryland Affairs; Post Office, Admiralty, etc.

The following extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American Continental Congress we are induced to publish thus early purely to ease the impatience of our readers. Association &c. We his Majesty’s most loyal subjects, the delegates of

The following extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American ...

Positive Photostat.; Photographic reproduction.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full te... more

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, December 6, 1774. Resolved, that the following address be presented to the several ministers of the gospel in this Province. Reverend Sir. When we contemplate the friendship and assistance, our ancestors the fi

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, December 6, 1774. Resolved, that th...

Positive Photostat. 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 37, Folder 43a.

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in consequence of the present unhappy disputes between Great Britain and the colonies, a formidable body of troops with warlike preparations of every sort are already arrived at, and o

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in conseq...

Positive Photostat. 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 37, Folder 40.

To the respectable public. We conceive the sense of our fellow citizens, relative to the delegates to represent them at the proposed congress, (notwithstanding the proceedings of yesterday at the Coffee-House) remains so uncertain, that until th

To the respectable public. We conceive the sense of our fellow citizen...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; July 20, 1774. 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 106, Folder 21.

Committee Chamber, December 6, 1774. [Resolves in regard to the 10th article of the Association of the General Congress, requiring the opening of all package of goods imported after December 1st, 1774] [Philadelphia, 1774].

Committee Chamber, December 6, 1774. [Resolves in regard to the 10th a...

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 143, Folder 39.

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

Print shows title page illustration of a female figure, representing America, sitting amidst implements of war.

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the following worthy gentlemen, to represent this colony at the general Congress, to be held at Philadelphia, on the 10th of May next ... The friends to liberty, in testimony of

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the...

Evans 14416.; On verso: Apr 22, 1775. 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 108, Folder 4a.

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the inhabitants of the plantations in this Colony, not incorporated, and some of the inhabitants of the neighbouring colonies, together with a number of the late inhabitants of the

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the i...

Photographic copy.; 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. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfol... more

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, the Island of St. John’s Newfoundland, Georgia, except the Parish of St. John’s and to East and West Florida immediately cease … May 29 Resolved that no provisions

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, N...

Photographic copy.; Not in Ford or Evans.; Stamped on verso: 452. 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 Prin... more

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservation of our country from slavery, depends under God on an effectual execution of the continental and provincial measures for that purpose. [Resolutions to secure compliance wit

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservat...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copie... more

In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous murders on our innocent brethren on Wednesday the 19th instant, has made it absolutely necessary that we immediately raise an army to defend our wives and our children from the

In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous mu...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 ... more

The congress or the necessary politicians

The congress or the necessary politicians

Print shows two men sitting in a privy, one uses pieces of the "Resolution[s] of the [C]ongress" to clean himself, while the other intently reads "P[amphlet En]titled Taxation [No] Tir[anny]", suggesting that w... more

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the selectmen of each town in this Colony be, and hereby are directed to furnish each non-commissioned officer and private soldier that shall be inlisted in the province service, f

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the s...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Evans 14228. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 du... more

Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial Congress, in order that the duration of their power might be limited to a short period, did, by their resolve dated the 10th day of October last, and inserted in the publick n

Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial ...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S. 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 108, Folder 39.

New-York, Committee- Chamber, 5th June, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Isaac Sears be nominated by this Committee for the approbation of the freeholders and freemen, of this city and county, to represent them in Provincial Congress in the room of Mr.

New-York, Committee- Chamber, 5th June, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Isaac...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; June 5, 1775. 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 108, Folder 26.

Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Congress, we have proportioned thirteen thousand coats on all the towns and districts in this Colony, excepting Boston and Charlestown; and have inclosued you the proportion, with

Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Cong...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 452. 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 Collectio... more

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants of this City, at the Liberty Pole, yesterday afternoon, the following nomination of deputies, to serve in Provincial Congress, were unanimously agreed to,

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great numbe...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; On verso: S. 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 108, Folder 11.

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas the hostile incursions this country is exposed to, and the frequent alarms we may expect from the military operations of our enemies, make it necessary that the good people of this colo

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 17th, 1775. Whereas the hostil...

Photographic copy. 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 38, Folder 1... more

"Instructions for the inlisting of men" ...In Provincial Congress at New-York, June 20, 1775

"Instructions for the inlisting of men" ...In Provincial Congress at N...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Broadsides; NY History; US Hist.; Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. To the several town of the County of Hampshire, on the easterly side of Connecticut River, and the towns in the County of Worcester. This congress taking into their most serious consideration the

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. To the several town ...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. 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... more

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for which this present Congress was chose, expires on the thirtieth instant, and the exigencies of our public affairs, render it absolutely necessary for the safety of this colony,

In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 5, 1775. Whereas the term for w...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copie... more

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 15, 1775 … Resolved that it be and hereby is recommended to the good people of this colony, of all denominations, that Thursday the eleventh day of May next be set apart as a day of public humiliation, fast

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 15, 1775 … Resolved that it be ...

Imprint 3.; Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 38, Folder 7.

In Congress, Friday, June 9, 1775. Resolved that no obedience being due to the Act of Parliament for altering the charter of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, nor to a governor or lieutenant governor who will not observe the direction of, but end

In Congress, Friday, June 9, 1775. Resolved that no obedience being du...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. 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... more

In the House of representatives, November 2, 1775. Whereas by two resolves of Congress passed the 1st of May and the 1st of July last, the provision made for the reception and support of the poor of the towns of Boston and Charlestown, who are d

In the House of representatives, November 2, 1775. Whereas by two reso...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. 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 Collectio... more

To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of civil war in America, is respectfully inscribed by his most obedient humble servant, B. Romans.

To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress...

Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Indexed for points of interest. Insets with indexes: Plan of Boston and its environs, 1775.--A view of the lines thrown up on Boston Neck; by the min... more

In Provincial congress. New York, June 7, 1775. Resolved, that whensoever doubts shall arise, which respect to the recommendations, or resolutions of the Continental Congress ... It is the duty of such persons, to apply to this board for an expl

In Provincial congress. New York, June 7, 1775. Resolved, that whensoe...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; June 7, 1775. 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 108, Folder 27.

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that the Continental Congress has passed a resolve, that unless American grievances were redressed by the first of March, these Colonies should be independent of Great Britain. [Tw

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that ...

Evans 14333.; On verso: C; Aug 4, 1775. 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 108, Folder 31a.

In the Committee of Safety for the Colony of New-York, during the recess of the Provincial Congress, July 13th, 1775. Whereas information hath been given to this Committee, [Of wanton destruction of property, that guilty persons be punished as t

In the Committee of Safety for the Colony of New-York, during the rece...

Evans 14315; Imprint 3.; On verso, Copy 1: S; July 13, 1775. 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 ... more

In the House of Representatives. January 17, 1776. Resolved, that the committees or selectmen of the several towns in this Colony, send a just and true account of all the powder, lead and flints, by them delivered by order of the Congress of the

In the House of Representatives. January 17, 1776. Resolved, that the ...

Stamped on verso: 504. 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 39, Fold... more

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit ...

Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army

In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes and proceedings of the Honorable Continental Congress respecting the regiment now raising in this Colony to join the Continental army in Canada, make it necessary that some alt

In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes a...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. 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 Collectio... more

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present government of this Colony by Congress and committees, was instituted while the former government under the crown of Great-Britain existed in full force ... and was intended to e

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present go...

Evans 14934.; 3035 Cl.; 5 Jy 44.; Rec. 9-2-44.; On verso: Evans 14934; 3035CI 5 Jy 44. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. P... more

Edmund Pendleton to Virginia Delegates in the Continental Congress, July 13, 1776, Private Addenda to Letter of Same Date; Pennsylvania-Virginia Boundary Dispute; Indian Lands

Edmund Pendleton to Virginia Delegates in the Continental Congress, Ju...

Private Addenda to Letter of Same Date; Pennsylvania-Virginia Boundary Dispute; Indian Lands

In Provincial Congress, New-York, March 4th, 1776. Sir. This accompanies the resolves of Congress, requesting you to hold your regiment in readiness to march at a moment's warning .... [Followed by] In Provincial Congress. New York, March 4th, 1

In Provincial Congress, New-York, March 4th, 1776. Sir. This accompani...

Imprint 3.; On verso, Copy 1: S; Mar 4, 1776. 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 Collec... more

In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated applications have been made by the honorable Congress to this Court to procure a sum of hard money, to be forthwith sent into Canada, for the support of our army in that quarter, a

In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated appli...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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 Collectio... more

New York, April 16, 1776. The Mechanics in union and their associates, beg leave to offer the under mentioned gentlemen to the public, as fit men to represent the city and county of New-York, in the next Provincial Congress; the electors reservi

New York, April 16, 1776. The Mechanics in union and their associates,...

Imprint 2.; Political campaign.; On verso: S; Apr 16, 1776. 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;... more

In convention of the representatives of the state of New York. To [blank]  Greeting. Whereas this Convention, in pursuance of the resolves of the Continental Congress, did on the 9th day of June last, direct and order the raising and embodying,

In convention of the representatives of the state of New York. To [bla...

Imprint 2.; 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 109, Folder 20.

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army; Incomplete

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit ...

Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army; Incomplete

One sixth of a dollar according to a resolution of Congress passed at Philadelphia, February 17, 1776

One sixth of a dollar according to a resolution of Congress passed at ...

Illus. in: Rare Book Division - Colonial Currency Collection. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4412. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The following are recommended as proper persons to represent the City and County of New-York, in Provincial Congress. The election will commence on Tuesday next, being the 16th of April 1776. [Col. M'Dougall and twenty others] To the inhabitants

The following are recommended as proper persons to represent the City ...

Imprint. 2.; To the inhabitants of the City and County of New York.; Political campaign.; On verso: S; Apr 13, 1776. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page imag... more

In Congress, January 30, 1776. Resolved, that it be recommended to the several assemblies in New-England, to assist the General in procuring arms; and the thanks of the Congress given to such of them as have already done so. Extract from the min

In Congress, January 30, 1776. Resolved, that it be recommended to the...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. 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 Eph... more

An abstract from resolves containing the encouragement offered by the Continental congress, and by the State of Massachusetts-Bay, to such as shall inlist into the Continental army ... In Council. Jan. 28, 1777. Read and concurr'd John Avery, De

An abstract from resolves containing the encouragement offered by the ...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 40, Folder 7. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 40, Folder 7. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and ... more

The hon. John Hancock, Esq. - president of the honourable the Continental Congress

The hon. John Hancock, Esq. - president of the honourable the Continen...

Print shows left profile bust portrait of John Hancock between text on "The Character of a Patriot."

A Map of the lands ceded by the Cherokee Indians to the State of South-Carolina at a congress held in May, A.D. 1777; containing about 1,697,700 acres.

A Map of the lands ceded by the Cherokee Indians to the State of South...

Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Charleston. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1522 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

In Congress, February 27, 1778. Resolved that a company of bakers be raised to bake bread for the army, the company to consist of one director ... three sub-directors ... twelve foremen ... sixty bakers ...That the company be inlisted for one ye

In Congress, February 27, 1778. Resolved that a company of bakers be r...

Imprint 2.; 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 40, Folder 16.

By the State of Maryland. A declaration Whereas the General Assembly of Maryland hath heretofore resolved "That the Delegates of this State should be instructed, to remonstrate to the Congress, that this state esteem it essentially necessary for

By the State of Maryland. A declaration Whereas the General Assembly o...

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 28, Folder 14.

Continental Congress, September 24, 1779, Memorandum on Gold Medal for Henry Lee for Leadership at Powles Hook

Continental Congress, September 24, 1779, Memorandum on Gold Medal for...

Memorandum on Gold Medal for Henry Lee for Leadership at Powles Hook

Taxation royal tyranny, or The errors of the American Congress demonstrated by a geometrical axiom. Suppose the congress emitted two years ago thirteen millions, but now the emissions amount to one hundred and eighty millions of congress paper d

Taxation royal tyranny, or The errors of the American Congress demonst...

Evans 16541.; 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 145, Folder 24.

Samuel Adams, esqr. One of the delegates from the province of Massachusetts-Bay to the general continental congress of North America.

Samuel Adams, esqr. One of the delegates from the province of Massachu...

Samuel Adams, full-length portrait, seated by window, facing slightly left.

Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. - envoy from the American Congress to the French Court

Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. - envoy from the American Congress to the Fre...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, three-quarter length portrait, seated at desk, facing right with left arm resting on arm of chair.

United States Congress, September 1, 1781, Printed Table of Currency Scale, Paper Money to Silver

United States Congress, September 1, 1781, Printed Table of Currency S...

Printed Table of Currency Scale, Paper Money to Silver

B. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S. - ambassador from the Congress of America to the Court of France / J. Norman sc.

B. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S. - ambassador from the Congress of America t...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in oval. Title from item. After the medal by the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres in 1778. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in ... more

His excy. John Hancock, Esqr., late president of the American congress / J. Norman sculp.

His excy. John Hancock, Esqr., late president of the American congress...

Print shows John Hancock, full-length portrait, seated facing right, with pen appears to be signing a document labeled "To the People of Ireland"; other papers on table and floor are "Resolutions of the Contine... more

Proclamation. The goodness of the supreme Being to all his rational creatures, demands their acknowledgements of gratitude and love ... The United States in Congress assembled, therefore, taking into consideration our present situation, our mult

Proclamation. The goodness of the supreme Being to all his rational cr...

Thanksgiving proclamation.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 3. 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; Portfo... more