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By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General and Governour in chief of the Province of New York ... A proclamation. Whereas the Supreme Court of Her Majesties Province of New York ought by the constitution, there of to be

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General an...

Evans 1087.; On verso: 1206. 2 , P.R.O., Septmeber 17, 1702, Cal. 1702, No. 1206 e. Evans 1087. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text... more

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

New York. January 8, [1770]. All the real friends of liberty, and our happy constitution, having with the greatest regret, beheld at several of our late elections the most infamous bribery and corruption with the most brutal debauchery and riot

New York. January 8, [1770]. All the real friends of liberty, and our ...

Imprint 2.; Election by ballot.; On verso: S; Jan 2, 1770. 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

An act for appointing deputies from this Commonwealth to a convention proposed to be held in the City of Philadelphia in May next, for the purpose of revising the federal constitution ... November 9, 1786, read the third time and passed the Hous

An act for appointing deputies from this Commonwealth to a convention ...

Copy or original in Washington papers 237 no.11 Mss. Div.; Evans 20101.; On verso: {stamp} Gift Herbert Putnam Sept. 22 1938; {stamp} Issued by the United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission Sol Bl... more

In the House of delegates, Thursday, the 25th of October, 1787. [Seven resolutions for electing delegates to a convention to be held in Richmond on the first Monday in June, 1788, to act upon the proposed federal constitution] John Beckly, C. H.

In the House of delegates, Thursday, the 25th of October, 1787. [Seven...

Copy of original in Mss. Div. in Washington Papers V. 239 no. 53.; Positive Photostat.; Evans 20839.; On verso, copy 1: #54 Virginia 1787. Oct 25 & 31 Resolutions of Va. Legislature calling Va. Ratifying co... more

Constitution of the U.S., p. 1

Constitution of the U.S., p. 1

First printing of the Constitution of the U.S.

Constitution of the U.S., p. 2

Constitution of the U.S., p. 2

First printing of the Constitution of the U.S. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania packet, and Daily Advertiser, 1787 Sept. 19. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - Constitution, U.S. This record contains unverified, ol... more

Supplement extraordinary to the Independent Journal. Monday, July 28, 1788. On Saturday evening about 9 o'clock arrived the joyful tidings of the adoption of the new constitution, at Poughkeepsie, on Friday, July 25, yeas 30. nays25, Majority 5.

Supplement extraordinary to the Independent Journal. Monday, July 28, ...

Evans 21172.; On verso, Copy 3 and Copy 4: {stamp} Gift Herbert Putnam Sept, 22 1938. {stamp} ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMISSION, SOL BLOOM, Director General, Washington, ... more

Thomas Jefferson, 1788, Chart of State Votes on the United States Constitution

Thomas Jefferson, 1788, Chart of State Votes on the United States Cons...

Chart of State Votes on the United States Constitution

Thomas Jefferson, 1788, Notes on the United States Constitution
Order of procession, in honor of the establishment of the constitution of the United States. To parade precisely at eight o'clock in the morning, of Friday, the 4th of July, 1788, proceeding along Third-street; down Fourth-street to Market-stree

Order of procession, in honor of the establishment of the constitution...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 21386.; 028501 24 Aug. 1943.; Rec. R. B. Aug. 27 1943.; On verso: 0285C1, 24 Aug 43 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and... more

Poughkeepsie, July 2, 1788. Just arrived by express, The ratification of the new constitution by the Convention of the State of Virginia, on Wednesday the 25th June, by a majority of 10; 88 agreeing, and 78 dissenting to its adoption. [Poughkeep

Poughkeepsie, July 2, 1788. Just arrived by express, The ratification ...

Not in Evans.; On verso, Copy 1: 32; New York (Poghkeepsie) 1788, July 2, Announcing Va has ratified the Constitution; N.Y. Public Library; Ac. 5689.; On verso, Copy 2 and Copy 3: {partial stamp} The Quicent... more

U.S. Reports: Bolton v. Martin, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 296 (1788)

U.S. Reports: Bolton v. Martin, 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 296 (1788)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; June Term, 1788; Bolton versus Martin

By His Excellency Arthur Fenner, Esq; governor, captain-general, and commander in chief, of and over the State of Rhode-Island and Providence-plantations. A proclamation. Whereas the sixth article of the constitution of the United States of Amer

By His Excellency Arthur Fenner, Esq; governor, captain-general, and c...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 22844.; Proclamation.; Imprint 3.; On verso, copy 2: {stamp} Copied from the orginial in The Rhode Island Historical Society; Ac. 5689; On verso, copy 3 and copy 4: {stamp} Gift He... more

[Passage, in Russian, from A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow (1790), in which A.N. Radischev cites excerpts from the Pennsylvania Constitution of 1776 which guarantee freedom of the press]

[Passage, in Russian, from A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow (17...

Illus. in: A.N. Radischev, A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow (1790). Reference copy may be available in SSF - Press 1776. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... more

Le tiers état confesseur La constitution Française.

Le tiers état confesseur La constitution Française.

Print shows on the left, a member of the Third Estate sitting in a confessional listening to the confession of the clergy from a clergyman reading a long list of sins, a nobleman is departing, carrying a long l... more

L'Attaque de la constitution

L'Attaque de la constitution

Cartoon showing clergy, nobility, and fugitive counterrevolutionaries, carrying flags labeled "Vive la noblesse et le Clerge", "Lettre Pastorale", and "Voincre ou Courir", attacking a rock, identified as the "C... more

House of Representatives, March 10, 1792, Resolution, French Acceptance of U.S. Constitution

House of Representatives, March 10, 1792, Resolution, French Acceptanc...

Resolution, French Acceptance of U.S. Constitution

Virginia. In the House of delegates, Thursday, 28h November, 1793. Resolved that a state cannot, under the constitution of the United States, be made a defendant at the suit of any individual or individuals, and that the decision of the Supreme

Virginia. In the House of delegates, Thursday, 28h November, 1793. Res...

Imprint 3.; Evans 26391. 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 180, Folder 8.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Mitchell, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 348 (1795)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Mitchell, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 348 (1795)

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

[Du pain et la constitution de LXXXXIII] / dessiné par C. Monnet ; gravé par Helman, l'an 5e, de la R.F.

[Du pain et la constitution de LXXXXIII] / dessiné par C. Monnet ; gra...

Print shows the Assemblée nationale législative meeting in a large room crowded with French citizens, many of them armed with swords and pikes, one holding aloft a victim's head on a pike, another firing a rifl... more

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Whereas the constitution of the United States of America provides that the President may on extraordinary occassions convene both Houses of Congress ... I have therefore thought i

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Wher...

Imprint 3.; Proclamations.; Evans 33047. 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 223, Folder 18.

State of New-York. In Senate, August 17th 1798. Ordered that Mr. Foote and Mr. Frey deliver a copy of the resolution, (relative to the proposed amendments to the constitution of the United States) to the Hon. the Assembly and request their concu

State of New-York. In Senate, August 17th 1798. Ordered that Mr. Foote...

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; Portfolio 112, Folder 21.

U.S. Reports: Hollingsworth v. Virginia, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 378 (1798)

U.S. Reports: Hollingsworth v. Virginia, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 378 (1798)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 3; Dallas Volume 3; February Term, 1798; Hollingsworth, et al. versus Virginia.

Resolutions and proceedings in Committee of the whole, on the 31st day of July 1799. [2 resolutions amending the Kentucky constitution]. [Frankfort? Kentucky 1799].

Resolutions and proceedings in Committee of the whole, on the 31st day...

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 21, Folder 21.

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, Dec. 10, 1799. Whereas the constitution of this state makes it the duty of the selectmen and assessors of the several towns and places in this State, in warning the first annual meeting fo

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, Dec. 10, 1799...

Imprint 2.; On verso: Selectmen of Wolfborough. 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 8... more

Resolutions and proceedings in committee of the whole, on the 1st day of August, 1799. [3 resolutions amending the Kentucky constitution]. [Frankfort? Kentucky 1799].

Resolutions and proceedings in committee of the whole, on the 1st day ...

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 21, Folder 22.

In the House of Delegates, Friday, January 11, 1799. The General Assembly of Virginia considering that the privation of personal rights solemnly sanctioned by the Constitution and laws of the United States, is arbitrary and unjust; that the righ

In the House of Delegates, Friday, January 11, 1799. The General Assem...

Imprint 2. Page Order: Leaflet 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 180, Folder 20.

Resolutions and proceedings in committee of the whole, on the 8th day of August, 1799. [5 resolutions for amending the constitution of Kentucky]. [Frankfort? Kentucky1799].

Resolutions and proceedings in committee of the whole, on the 8th day ...

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 21, Folder 24.

U.S. Reports: Talbot v. The Ship Amelia, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 34 (1800)

U.S. Reports: Talbot v. The Ship Amelia, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 34 (1800)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; August Term, 1800; Talbot versus The Ship Amelia, Seeman, Claimant.

Constitution of the Washington Society. Instituted the 28th of January, 1800 ....

Constitution of the Washington Society. Instituted the 28th of January...

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 181, Folder 3.

Constitution of the New Haven association for devising ways and means of usefulness. [n. d.].

Constitution of the New Haven association for devising ways and means ...

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 12, Folder 55.

Constitution ... We the subscribers, hereby authorize the Secretary of "The Republican Club of Hartford," to enter our names upon the book of the club, as members; we subscribing to the above constitution.

Constitution ... We the subscribers, hereby authorize the Secretary of...

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 9, Folder 3a.

The committee on the Governor's message having under consideration that part thereof, which relates to certain amendments to the constitution of the United States, as recommended by the state of Maryland, and having the said amendments under con

The committee on the Governor's message having under consideration tha...

On verso: Governor. 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 135, Folder 3b.

To the inhabitants of Staten-Island. Fellow-countrymen. We are hastening fast to an election, which, to the lovers of rational liberty, the advocates of our constitution, is unspeakably important. Permit me, therefore, to address to you a few wo

To the inhabitants of Staten-Island. Fellow-countrymen. We are hasteni...

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 113, Folder 5b.

James Madison, July 09, 1803. Proposed amendment to the Constitution regarding Louisiana.

James Madison, July 09, 1803. Proposed amendment to the Constitution r...

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/.

Proclamation de la Constitution, place du Marché des Innocens, le 14 septembre 1791 / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault scul.

Proclamation de la Constitution, place du Marché des Innocens, le 14 s...

Print shows a large crowd hearing the news that the new constitution is proclaimed, substantially reducing the power of the monarchy. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux histori... more

The constitution. Fellow-citizens of New-Hampshire. At an awful crisis, at a momentous period of our political existence we address you ... The Anti-Madison and anti-embargo list for electors ... [Signed] A Republican. [n. p. 1808].

The constitution. Fellow-citizens of New-Hampshire. At an awful crisis...

0878 E 1 4 Ja 46.; $5.00.; On verso: 0878E1, 4 Jan 46. 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; Port... more

The Feds defeated, and republicans triumphant. Tune -- "Vive a la the constitution [New York, 1809?].

The Feds defeated, and republicans triumphant. Tune -- "Vive a la the ...

Imprint 2.; Verse.; On verso: 1800. 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 113, Folder 31.

An address, and the constitution, of the Bible and common prayer book society, established in the City of Albany and its vicinity, A.D. 1810. Albany. H. Packard, printer, [1810].

An address, and the constitution, of the Bible and common prayer book ...

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 114, Folder 1a.

[Cut] Hull's victory: or, Huzza for the constitution [1812?].

[Cut] Hull's victory: or, Huzza for the constitution [1812?].

Verse.; Imprint 1. 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, Folder 37.

The Constitution & Guerriere. Tune- Landlady of France.

The Constitution & Guerriere. Tune- Landlady of France.

Gift. S.A. Moses. August 17, 1944. 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 113, Folder 15a.

[Cut of ship] The constitution & Guerriere. Tune. - Landlady of France. [Followed by A new song, written in Dartmoor prison. [1813].

[Cut of ship] The constitution & Guerriere. Tune. - Landlady of France...

Negative 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 228, Folder 25.

Whereas the Legislatures of Connecticut and Massachusetts have proposed the following amendments to the constitution of the United States [7 resolutions] Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in

Whereas the Legislatures of Connecticut and Massachusetts have propose...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 151, Folder 28.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty...

Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... more

Letter, Thomas Jefferson to William Plumer regarding the Dartmouth College case, 21 July 1816

Letter, Thomas Jefferson to William Plumer regarding the Dartmouth Col...

Reproduction number: A53 (color slide) Shortly after being elected governor of New Hampshire in 1816, William Plumer (1759-1850), a former United States senator, sought to transform the administration of the st... more

Constitution of the Ladies Association of the City of Troy, for the assistance of students who intend to take orders in the Episcopal church. [Troy] November 1817.

Constitution of the Ladies Association of the City of Troy, for the as...

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 115, Folder 7.

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

British cartoon showing people praising Queen Caroline, who holds anchor, representing the Magna Charta, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the people. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection(L... more

Twelve sufficient reasons why I and my understrappers should vote for the new constitution ... [Signed A Judge & Justice of the Peace. [1820?].

Twelve sufficient reasons why I and my understrappers should vote for ...

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 116, Folder 4.

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.

The experiment in full operation

The experiment in full operation

An anti-Jackson satire, critical of the President's federal treasury policy and of Vice-President Van Buren's influence on the administration's fiscal program. The print specifically attacks Jackson's plan to d... more

Constitution of the United States. It is an admitted principle among all enlightened politicians, that forms of government, to be either lasting or usefull, must be adapted to the particular circumstances of the nations for which they are intend

Constitution of the United States. It is an admitted principle among a...

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 6.

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

Caricature shows Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Francis Blair, William J. Duane, and others, with various animals. A crudely-drawn, anonymous satire on the Jackson Administration, alleging political intrigue... more

The people putting responsibility to the test or the downfall of the kitchen cabinet and collar presses

The people putting responsibility to the test or the downfall of the k...

A prediction of dire consequences to follow from Jackson's withdrawal of federal funds from the Bank of the United States, initiated late in 1833. The artist is harshly critical of Jackson's move to distribute... more

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. Kimberly sc.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. ...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item. Printed b... 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

Capitol fashions for 1837

Capitol fashions for 1837

A caricature of President Martin Van Buren issued during the Panic of 1837, strongly critical of his continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies. Particular reference is made to the Specie ... more

At a General Assembly of the State of Connecticut, holden at New Haven in said State, on the first Wednesday of May, A. D. 1838. An act proposing to the people an amendment to the constitution ... Approved, June 1, 1838.

At a General Assembly of the State of Connecticut, holden at New Haven...

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 7, Folder 27.

Old Iron Sides on a lee shore The U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Elliott, weathering Scilly, on her return from France, with the Hon. Edward Livingston on board on the night of the [Eleventh] of May 1835 / / drawn on stone by A. Hoffy, from a painting by J. Evans ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Philad.

Old Iron Sides on a lee shore The U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Ell...

327 U.S. Copyright Office. "Illustrative of a sketch, in the Democratic Review, of May 1839, by the author of "the log of Old Ironsides"." Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1839, by Dow & Duval, ... more

Constitution of the Central Tippecanoe Club of Harford County [1840?].

Constitution of the Central Tippecanoe Club of Harford County [1840?].

Page Order: Leaflet 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 20a.

A new society, called the self-examining society ... The constitution. [s. l., 184-?].

A new society, called the self-examining society ... The constitution....

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 8, Folder 24.

Tippecanoe club. The committee appointed at the public meeting held at the Perseverance engine house, on Tuesday evening last, will be prepared to report a constitution and by-laws for a Tippecanoe club on Friday evening, September 11th ... the

Tippecanoe club. The committee appointed at the public meeting held at...

On verso: 27. 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 197, Folder 6.

The new era or the effects of a standing army

The new era or the effects of a standing army

A condemnation of a Van Buren administration plan, put forward by Secretary of War Joel Poinsett, to reform the militia system through creation of a reserve force under regular army officers. The idea was attac... more

This is the house that Jack built

This is the house that Jack built

The Van Buren administration's record, particularly with regard to the handling of public finances, is condemned as corrupt and a perpetuation of unpopular Jacksonian policies. The artist echoes perennial Whig ... more

Friends of the Constitution! To the polls! Two days yet remain for action ... [1841].

Friends of the Constitution! To the polls! Two days yet remain for act...

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 169, Folder 8. Copy scanned: 2

Citizens of Rhode-Island! Read! Mark! learn! From the following extract from Article 2d of the so called "People's Constitution," it will be seen who have and who have not a right to vote under that Constitution ... Providence, Feb. 18, 1842.

Citizens of Rhode-Island! Read! Mark! learn! From the following extrac...

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 169, Folder 10.

[Topographic map of West Point, Constitution Island, and vicinity, N.Y.] /

[Topographic map of West Point, Constitution Island, and vicinity, N.Y...

Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Date in lead pencil follows the inked signature. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gif... more

U.S. Reports: Dobbins v. The Commissioners of Erie County, 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 435 (1842)

U.S. Reports: Dobbins v. The Commissioners of Erie County, 41 U.S. (16...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 41; Peters Volume 16; January Term, 1842; Daniel Dobbins, Plaintiff in error, v. The Commissioners of Erie County, Defendants in Error

A new theory of equal rights; or the principles of taxation and representation laid down in the Constitution proposed to be adopted by the Citizens of the State of Rhode Island on the 21st, 22d and 23d days of March A. D. 1842 .... Published by

A new theory of equal rights; or the principles of taxation and repres...

2nd ed. 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 169, Folder 13.

Roll of members of the Convention to frame a constitution, assembled at Newport, September, 1842.

Roll of members of the Convention to frame a constitution, assembled a...

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 169, Folder 21.

U.S. Reports: Prigg v. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 539 (1842)

U.S. Reports: Prigg v. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 41 U.S. (16 P...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 41; Peters Volume 16; January Term, 1842; Edward Prigg, Plaintiff in error, v. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Defendant in error

Circular. Sir.- The present is a momentous crisis, in the affairs of our State. A convention of the delegates of the people, legally assembled, has framed, with extraordinary unanimity, and in a spirit of magnanimous compromise, a Constitution f

Circular. Sir.- The present is a momentous crisis, in the affairs of o...

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 169, Folder 11.

U.S. Reports: In re Castleman, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 281 (1843)

U.S. Reports: In re Castleman, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 281 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Charles W. Castleman, a petitioner in bankruptcy

U.S. Reports: Nelson v. Carland, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 265 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Nelson v. Carland, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 265 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; William Nelson, a petitioner in bankruptcy, v. Daniel Carland, an opposing creditor

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor ... A proclamation ... I do therefore in pursuance of the foregoing resolution, issue this my proclamation, announcing that the Constitution aforesaid has been adopted by a majority of the qualified e

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor ... A proclamation ... I ...

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 170, Folder 2.

U.S. Reports: Collins v. Blyth, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 282 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Collins v. Blyth, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 282 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Joel Collins, a petitioner in bankruptcy, v. James Blyth, an opposing creditor

U.S. Reports: Bronson v. Kinzie et al., 42 U.S. (1 How.) 311 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Bronson v. Kinzie et al., 42 U.S. (1 How.) 311 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Arthur Bronson, Complainant, v. John H. Kinzie and Juliette A., his wife, Edmund K. Bussing and John S. Bussing, The President, Director... more

U.S. Reports: Luther v. Borden et al., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 1 (1849)

U.S. Reports: Luther v. Borden et al., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 1 (1849)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 48; Howard Volume 7; January Term, 1849; Martin Luther, Plaintiff in error, v. Luther M. Borden et al., Defendants in error. Rachel Luther, Complainant, v. Luther M. Borden et a... more

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

A sheet music cover illustrated with an allegorical vignette incorporating the arms of the state of South Carolina. The quickstep was composed by Geo. F. Cole for the Washington Light Infantry and dedicated by ... more

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRae.

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRa...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item.

The Old Constitution, the pride of our navy

The Old Constitution, the pride of our navy

LOT subdivision subject: U.S. Navy. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by George Stimpson, Jr. Lithograph by Tappan & Bradford's Lith.

U.S. Reports: Benner et al. v. Porter., 50 U.S. (9 How.) 235 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Benner et al. v. Porter., 50 U.S. (9 How.) 235 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 50; Howard Volume 9; January Term, 1850; Hiram Benner, Joseph B. Browne, and Salisbury Haley, Assignees of Eleazer P. Hunt, Appellants, v. Joseph Y. Porter.

The Constitution, the gem of the ocean

The Constitution, the gem of the ocean

LOT subdivision subject: U.S. Navy. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by George Stimpson. Lithograph by Tappan & Bardford's Lith.

Things to be remembered. Remember that the Whig administration of Millard Fillmore enacted the Fugitive Slave bill, in violation of the constitution and all the legal safeguards of personal liberty ... Remember to see, that your name is on the v

Things to be remembered. Remember that the Whig administration of Mill...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 60, Folder 29. Copy scanned: 1

Daniel Webster: Defender of the constitution

Daniel Webster: Defender of the constitution

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1486.

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing eagle grasping scroll stating "Constitution and the Laws" within patriotic scroll frame]

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing eagle gra...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-56. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj

Gen. Scott denounced! The anniversary of the "Battle of Chippewa" has been celebrated to-day by the publication, in the National Intelligencer, of the following bulletin against the Patriot who has fought for the Union, the Constitution, the law

Gen. Scott denounced! The anniversary of the "Battle of Chippewa" has ...

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 200, Folder 34. Copy scanned: 1

U.S. Reports: Harris v. Hardeman et al., 55 U.S. (14 How.) 334 (1853)

U.S. Reports: Harris v. Hardeman et al., 55 U.S. (14 How.) 334 (1853)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 55; Howard Volume 14; December Term, 1852; Benjamin D. Harris, Plaintiff in error, v. William Hardeman, Henry R. W. Hill, Cotesworth P. Smith, and Henry A. Moore

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: "Middies learning the ropes...on board the CONSTITUTION]

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: "Middies learning the rop...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1853 March 26). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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