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By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Whereas hath been recomended to us as a sober and fit person to keep a house of entertainment; and being requested to grant a license for the same, We do hereby license and al

By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ...

Blank form for a license for a tavern signed in mss. Jos. Reed President and J. Matlack, Secy.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and a... more

Map of the River St. John in the Province of Nova Scotia, exhibiting the grant to officers &c. in 1765, with other patents.

Map of the River St. John in the Province of Nova Scotia, exhibiting t...

Scale ca. 1:185,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows townships. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 650/1; 651/2; 650/3

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the eighth day of May, A. D. 1766. [Grant of a Brief to Eleazor Wheelock for support of the Indian Charity School.] New-London: Printed by T.

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Con...

Positive Photostat.; Indian Charity School.; Wheelock Eleazar.; 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 Epheme... more

Cohos. The wilderness shall blossom as the rose. To his excellency John Wentworth, Esq. Captain General, Governor, and Commander in chief, in and over His Majesty's province of New Hampshire on his grant of a very generous charter, of incorporat

Cohos. The wilderness shall blossom as the rose. To his excellency Joh...

Dartmouth College.; 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 3, Folder 21.

In council. November 7th, 1775. Whereas by an Act of this colony made in the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, intitled. An act impowering the courts of general sessions of the peace, within this colony to grant licences, to innho

In council. November 7th, 1775. Whereas by an Act of this colony made ...

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

Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, Clinton et Grant le 28 May 1778 /

Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement ...

Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Secti... more

An act to authorize a grant of lands to the French inhabitants of Galliopolis, and for other purposes therein mentioned ... [179-].

An act to authorize a grant of lands to the French inhabitants of Gall...

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 27.

Second Congress of the United States: At the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the twenty-fourth of October one thousand seven nundred and ninety-one. An act quthorizing the grant

Second Congress of the United States: At the first session, begun and ...

Imprint 3.; Evans 24891. 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 218, Folder 11.

[Map of Las Ormigas Grant, Sabine and DeSoto Parishes, Louisiana].

[Map of Las Ormigas Grant, Sabine and DeSoto Parishes, Louisiana].

Relief shown pictorially. Shows the present-day Sabine and DeSoto Parishes in eastern region of the Sabine River, Louisiana. Names of places and features in Spanish. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title derived fr... more

To the voters of the fifth Congressional district of Indiana. Composed of the Counties of Fayette, Wayne, Union, Henry, Randolph, Delaware, Grant, Huntingdon, Allen and La Grange ... Jonathan M'Carty. Washington City, March 5th, 1835.

To the voters of the fifth Congressional district of Indiana. Composed...

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 195, Folder 16.

[William Robertson Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[William Robertson Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Printed on yellow paper label pasted to the paper seal: Daguerreotype miniatures, by R. Cornelius, Eighth Street, above Chesnut [sic], Philadelphia. Written on paper seal: Dr. Grant, 1840. Labels on cover glas... more

To his Excellency James K. Polk, President of the United States: The undersigned, citizens of the first judicial district, composed of the counties of Crawford, Grant and Iowa, in the Territory of Wisconsin, would most respectfully represent to

To his Excellency James K. Polk, President of the United States: The u...

On verso: 56. 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 189, Folder 15.

[Bust of William Robertson Grant]

[Bust of William Robertson Grant]

Written on back: Plaster bust, Dr. W. R. Grant. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Li... more

[Sarah Allister McAllister Grant, three-quarters length, seated in chair, with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Sarah Allister McAllister Grant, three-quarters length, seated in cha...

Written on back: Sarah M. Grant, 1853? Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress)

Grand ball. Your company is respectfully requested at a ball to be given by Ellen Grant, at Schwartz' Hall, on G street, between 17th and 18th streets, October 16th, 1854.

Grand ball. Your company is respectfully requested at a ball to be giv...

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 201, Folder 39.

Frankfort High School. The eighth semi-annual session of this school will commence on Monday the 11th day of September next ... E. Alfred Grant, principal. Frankfort, Ky., July 24, 1854.

Frankfort High School. The eighth semi-annual session of this school w...

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 22, Folder 20a. Copy scanned: 1

Grant
The terrible sufferings of Grant, Tice, Dawson and others

The terrible sufferings of Grant, Tice, Dawson and others

Seven illustrations showing them saving themselves after the sinking of the Central America. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 17, p. 312.

[Three portraits of men rescued from the Central America, by the bark Mary: John Tice, Alexander Grant and George W. Dawson; and portrait of Capt. Hiram Burt, of the Boston brig Marine, who rescued the women and children on board the Central America]

[Three portraits of men rescued from the Central America, by the bark ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 17, p. 320. Engravings after photographs by Meade Bros.

The final rescue of Tice, Grant and Dawson by the bark Mary, after their unparalleled sufferings in the life boat of the Central America

The final rescue of Tice, Grant and Dawson by the bark Mary, after the...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 17, title page.

U.S. Grant
Grant
U.S. Grant
U.S. Grant
U.S. Grant
[Ulysses S. Grant, in uniform, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Ulysses S. Grant, in uniform, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fro...

Title devised by Library staff. Photograph of etching was possibly a carte de visite before being trimmed to oval shape. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

U.S. Grant
U.S. Grant
Grant
U.S. Grant
Gnl Grant from life

Gnl Grant from life

Bust portrait of officer in uniform. Title inscribed below image. Purchase; Conner & Rosenkranz; 1986; (DLC/PP-1986:108).

Grant
U.S. Grant
Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, in uniform.

Map of Grant County, Indiana /

Map of Grant County, Indiana /

LC Land ownership maps, 147 Includes 1860 population table, business directories, list of county officers, views of public, residential, and commercial buildings. Insets: Map of Marion -- Map of Jonesboro -- Fa... more

General U.S. Grant

General U.S. Grant

Full length portrait, standing alongside his horse, facing left. N. 2426. Civil War Photograph Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

General Grant's headquarters at City Point, Va.

General Grant's headquarters at City Point, Va.

No. 2545. Title from item. Mounted with 3 other photographs. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. James W. Hensley, Salem, Illinois, Co. D. 111th Reg. Ill. Volunteer, care Capt. Foster; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms... more

[Gen. John A. Rawlins, left, Gen. U.S. Grant, center, and an unidentified officer]

[Gen. John A. Rawlins, left, Gen. U.S. Grant, center, and an unidentif...

Title devised by library staff. Identification of officers and location from photograph from the same negative in the MOLLUS-MASS Civil War Photographs Collection.

Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862...

Shows Confederate Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. The entire site was to include the fort on the low ground near the edge of the river with an entrenched camp (Fort Heiman) on a high plateau immediately abov... more

U.S. Grant / Engd. by J.C. Buttre.

U.S. Grant / Engd. by J.C. Buttre.

Print shows Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, facing front. Title from item.

Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

Shows troop locations around Fort Donelson, Tenn., on the Cumberland River, as the Union army prepared to attack. "Fought 14-15th February 1862." -- Page caption. Color coding indicates the location of Union an... more

Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January ...

This map shows the area surrounding Fort Donelson, Tenn., including the Cumberland River, the town of Dover, and Fort Henry Road, and includes the locations of confederate earthworks as well as roads, buildings... more

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Half-lgth., standing, (6)]

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Hal...

Wood engraving after a photograph. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 March 8), p. 145 (front page). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres. I.; Shelf.

U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U.S.A.

U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U.S.A.

Photograph shows signed portrait of Ulysses S. Grant in the uniform of a Major General. Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: Heritage Auctions, December 2014. Forms pa... more

Map of the field of Shiloh, near Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn., shewing the positions of the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. U. S. Grant, U.S. Vol. and Maj. Genl. D. C. Buell, U.S. Vol. on the 6th and 7th of April 1862

Map of the field of Shiloh, near Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn., shewing th...

Scale 1:14,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 436 Annotated in ink: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Eng'r. Dep't., Jan'y. 1866. Annotated in ink: Dep't. of the Mississippi. Show... more

Quarters of Dr. Grant and Dr. Dwight in front of Yorktown, Va.

Quarters of Dr. Grant and Dr. Dwight in front of Yorktown, Va.

Photograph shows two officers in front of tent and soldier with horse alongside tent.

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks of the Mississippi, near Vicksburg [steamboats in backgrd.]

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks o...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after sketch by Henri Lovie. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 16, no. 392 (1863 Apr. 4), p. 29.

Battle of Baker's Creek, May 16 - defeat of the rebels under Pemberton, by General Grant

Battle of Baker's Creek, May 16 - defeat of the rebels under Pemberton...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 16, no. 402 (1863 June 13), p. 180.

Chattanooga A chart of the battle between the forces of Gens. Grant and Braxton Bragg, fought Nov. 24-5 1863.

Chattanooga A chart of the battle between the forces of Gens. Grant an...

Detail of a printed map to which Sneden has added color and arrows to highlight the lines of Union advance on Missionary Ridge (Sherman's forces from the north on the Confederate right and Hooker's from the sou... more

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