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Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal Building, New York, New York

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal B...

Artist: Theodore Roszak, 1970. Bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogr... more

Justicia

Justicia

Justice stands blindfolded as people around her are being tortured. Engraving probably by P. Galle after a drawing by Pieter Bruegel. Inscription: Scopus legis ... securiores vivant. In: The Set of the seven vi... more

[Blind Justice holding sword and scales; 7 men on gallows in bg; Brit. warship and pirate ship in close combat below (frontispiece)]

[Blind Justice holding sword and scales; 7 men on gallows in bg; Brit....

Illus. in: The History and lives of all the most notorious pirates, and their crews. London, 1725. Reference copy may be in LOT 4248. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tr... more

Socrates standing before seated group of men; figure of Justice stands behind him

Socrates standing before seated group of men; figure of Justice stands...

Engraving by L.P. Boitard. Illus. in: Cooper, The Life of Socrates, London, 1750, p. 81. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

To the publick. The booksellers of the town of Boston. Unwilling to impose on the publick by printing their private disputes in the newspapers … and at the same time (in justice to themselves) desirous of making their answer to Dr. Ames as publi

To the publick. The booksellers of the town of Boston. Unwilling to im...

Positive Photostat.; Ames, Nathaniel.; 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; Portfol... more

Roast beef & port or Bully Bramble Esqr., Justice of Peace in Wasp Town

Roast beef & port or Bully Bramble Esqr., Justice of Peace in Wasp Tow...

"Portrait, W.L., of a stout man facing T.Q. to right, looking to left over his right shoulder. His left hand is thrust under his buttoned coat; his right (gloved) rests on a cane..." (Source: George) No. 24. Ca... more

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

Cartoon showing blindfolded judge seated alongside a second judge, who is pointing to a pregnant girl. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Suffolk, ss. At the Superior Court &c. August 1774. Whereas the Honourable Peter Oliver, Esq Chief Justice of this court, stands charged and impeached of divers high crimes and misdemeanors and more especially with bribery and corruption in his

Suffolk, ss. At the Superior Court &c. August 1774. Whereas the Honour...

Ford 1759.; Evans 13426.; Oliver, Peter.; 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 S... more

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plantations within this Colony, not incorporated be, and they are hereby impowered to call a meeting of the inhabitants; which meeting shall be warned by a justice of the peace, w

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plan...

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

America pois'd in the balance of justice

America pois'd in the balance of justice

Print shows two despondent women, possibly Britannia and America, reclining on a cliff in the rugged landscape of the new world, behind them, ships sailing toward the horizon pass a burning city, and two gods, ... more

Baltimore, April 18. The following resolves, with his Excellency the Governor's proclamation, reflect so much honour on this infant state, and so clearly manifest the justice and dignity of its rulers, that I think it my duty to present them to

Baltimore, April 18. The following resolves, with his Excellency the G...

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 28, Folder 11.

Philadelphia, July 23, 1779; To the public Fortunately we have preserved the original letter sent to our late chairman by the chairman of the city committee, and have it therefore in our power to prove, as it is a piece of justice due to ourselv

Philadelphia, July 23, 1779; To the public Fortunately we have preserv...

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 22.

Wercke der Finsternis / D Chodowiecki del & sc 1781.

Wercke der Finsternis / D Chodowiecki del & sc 1781.

Print shows publisher Johann Thomas von Trattner as a highway man with two cohorts holding up publisher Friedrich Nicolai; von Trattner has a hold on Nicolai's collar, as his helpers, standing at the opening of... more

The Massachusetts centinel

The Massachusetts centinel

Print shows the masthead for The Massachusetts Centinel with illustration of Justice sitting on an obelisk holding a liberty cap on staff in one hand and an olive(?) branch in the other. Title from item. Illus.... more

Il voudrait abbattre ce qui les soutient

Il voudrait abbattre ce qui les soutient

Print shows, on the far left, Louis XVI sitting on a throne on a raised pedestal with Jacques Necker at the base holding balance scales and appealing for justice. At center, the clergy, the parliament, and the ... more

Charles C. Watson. taylor and habit-maker No. 93, Second street, between Chestnut and Walnut-streets. Philadelphia. March 28, 1792. [Philadelphia] Printed by Johnston and Justice. [1792].

Charles C. Watson. taylor and habit-maker No. 93, Second street, betwe...

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 148, Folder 8a.

... On Saturday last, His Excellency the governor sent the following message to the Legislature. Gentlemen. For the reasons mentioned in it, I wrote the following letter to the Chancellor, and to the Chief Justice and other judges of the Supreme

... On Saturday last, His Excellency the governor sent the following m...

Supplement to the Albany Centinel, March 31, 1801. 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... more

The State of New-Hampshire. To Esquire. Greeting. Know you, that we, reposing especial trust and confidence in your fidelity and ability, have constituted and appointed you a justice of the peace for the County of ... Witness, Governor of our st

The State of New-Hampshire. To Esquire. Greeting. Know you, that we, r...

Filled in in mss for Daniel Waldron as Justice of the peace for the County of Stafford dated Jan. 26 1815 and signed by J. T. Gilman Governor.; On verso: Daniel Waldrow, Esq, Dover 1815. Available also through... more

Hon. Theophilus Parsons, late Chief Justice of Massachusetts / Stewart pinxt. ; Leney sculpt.

Hon. Theophilus Parsons, late Chief Justice of Massachusetts / Stewart...

Theophilus Parsons, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Engraved for the Analectic Magazine. Copyright by Moses Thomas.

Justice rendue au courage

Justice rendue au courage

Print shows Minerva or Justice crowning an Ultra royalist on the left with an over-sized candle snuffer or extinguisher and an officer of the empire on the right with a laurel wreath.

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.

Honour to the brave ... It is an act of justice to our worthy candidate for mayor, Captain Carberry, to narrate to our fellow citizens a few of the distinguished acts of his military career ... The better part of valor is discretion and so ends

Honour to the brave ... It is an act of justice to our worthy candidat...

Carberry, Thomas.; 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 191, Folder 20.

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

New standard of justice

New standard of justice

Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

Evenhanded justice of the breaking up of the star chamber

Evenhanded justice of the breaking up of the star chamber

Another in the series of "Spoodlyks's" satires on the Glentworth affair. (See also nos. 1840-60, -61, and -63). Here the artist portrays Glentworth's attempt to remove evidence in the vote fraud inquiry from t... more

Gov. Seward's letter or the triumph of liberality and justice

Gov. Seward's letter or the triumph of liberality and justice

A dramatic prison scene, intended to contrast the clemency of New York's Whig governor William H. Seward with the vindictiveness of the Democrat-controlled New York City prison administration. In the interior o... more

To the free and independent voters of Madison County. Fellow-citizen: In offering myself as a candidate for the office of probate justice of the peace ... Your fellow-citizens, George W. Prickett. July 15, 1843. [s. l.]

To the free and independent voters of Madison County. Fellow-citizen: ...

Political campaign. 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 17, Folder 26.

Gov. Wright's grand march

Gov. Wright's grand march

An illustrated sheet music cover, for a march celebrating the election of Silas Wright as governor of New York. Wright, a popular and influential Democrat and Van Buren ally, was elected in November 1844. The ... more

Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

Roger B. Taney, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right.

U.S. Reports: Van Buren v. Digges, 52 U.S. (11 How.) 461 (1851)

U.S. Reports: Van Buren v. Digges, 52 U.S. (11 How.) 461 (1851)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 52; Howard Volume 11; December Term, 1850; William H. Van Buren, Plaintiff in error, v. William H. Digges, Use of Joseph Libbey

Geo. S. Bennett United States deputy marshall Let the public mark this man, and let the nation fear for its safety when lecherous, drunken tyrants are in power ... [Signed] Justice. Cincinnatti, O. February 1st, 1856.

Geo. S. Bennett United States deputy marshall Let the public mark this...

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 137, Folder 12.

Justice of the peace, Norway

Justice of the peace, Norway

Head-and-shoulders portrait of an unnamed Norwegian justice of the peace. Bayard Taylor traveled through Norway and Scandinavia in 1856 and 1857, after the death of his first wife. Inscribed upper left: No. 11,... more

"Truth is omnipotent, and public justice certain." The people of Washington cannot soon forget the torrents of abuse which have been poured upon the tax collector Gen McCalla for alleged official deficiences and mistakes ... The following docume

"Truth is omnipotent, and public justice certain." The people of Washi...

McCalla, John M. 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 203, Folder 1.

[Detail of "Justice and History" to be placed above Senate bronze doors, East Portico, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Justice and History" to be placed above Senate bronze door...

Photograph of maquette showing allegorical Justice and History figures by Thomas Crawford. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 123. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. ... more

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Horatio Gates Sickel of Co. K, 32nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, inset in medallion decorated with figures of Justice and Columbia, with message "Our Colonel, 3d. Reg. P.R.V.C."]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Horatio Gates Sickel o...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William H. Heft, Richlandtown P.O., Bucks County, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked at Washington, D.C., December 1862. The 32nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment... more

[Civil War envelope for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showing Lady Justice dressed in an American flag pattern]

[Civil War envelope for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Lydia H. Weymouth, No. Braintree, Mass.; postmarked Hancock, Dec.; bearing 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenqu... more

Oppression!! Suppressing the press

Oppression!! Suppressing the press

An extremely crude and somewhat obscure satire on Union general Ambrose E. Burnside's controversial suspension of the Chicago "Times" because of "disloyal and incendiary statements." The anti-Lincoln paper was ... more

Freedom's immortal triumph!  Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty."  Last scene of all, that ends this strange eventful history

Freedom's immortal triumph! Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty." Las...

A vindictive Northern fantasy on the aftermath of the Civil War. Confederate president Jefferson Davis, dressed in a hoopskirt or crinoline, hangs from a "Sour Apple Tree" at left, a Bowie knife in one hand and... more

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government bill / Th. Nast.

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government b...

Prints show a statue of a snake-haired man wearing a toga with a CSA belt holding a scale tipping in favor of the south; the unjust results of trials involving southerners and northerners; and depictions of atr... more

Justice to authors and artists. It is proposed to hold a second meeting in the city of New York, to consider further the subject of international copyright, and to concert measures for securing the early establishment of an international copyrig

Justice to authors and artists. It is proposed to hold a second meetin...

Copyright. 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 127, Folder 30.

Has the chief justice a casting vote? ... G. S. Peterboro, April 11, 1868.

Has the chief justice a casting vote? ... G. S. Peterboro, April 11, 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 127, Folder 29.

Philadelphia, May 25th, 1868. Dear Sir: You are respectfully requested to meet a few of the friends of Chief Justice Chase on the 10th day of June 1868, at Parlor C. Continental Hotel, in this city, for the purpose of taking into consideration t

Philadelphia, May 25th, 1868. Dear Sir: You are respectfully requested...

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 159, Folder 24.

The inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant as president of the United States, March 4th, 1869 - Chief Justice Chase administering the oath of office - the scene on and near the east portico of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. / HWS [monogram].

The inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant as president of the United States...

Illustration showing Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax taking the oath of office administered by Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 4th 1869, bef... more

[The Ministry of Justice] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[The Ministry of Justice] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 15. No. 616. In album: Government buildings, mosques, schools, and other structures, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Ab... more

[The Ministry of Justice] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[The Ministry of Justice] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 11. No. 538. In album: Government buildings, mosques, schools, and other structures, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Ab... more

Where Justice will have to look for jurors who have not formed an opinion in the Guiteau case / J. Keppler.

Where Justice will have to look for jurors who have not formed an opin...

Print shows Justice holding a large sword and carrying a lantern, with a cloth labeled "Justice" over her mouth, searching a cemetery, among tombstones labeled "Formed no opinion died 1660, Formed no opinion 16... more

Justice's "jimmy" / Gillam.

Justice's "jimmy" / Gillam.

Print shows New York State Supreme Court justice Theodoric R. Westbrook wearing the white robe of Justice and his head mostly bound with cloth, with the balance scale of justice at his feet, handing a crowbar, ... more

Justice out of a job / F. Opper.

Justice out of a job / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Justice as an old woman, asleep at a desk, with cobwebs, spiders, and mice taking over the courtroom; outside a window an armed group of vigilantes have broken down the door to a jail and rem... more

Two ways

Two ways

"When a murder is committed in the Eastern States we do everything decently and in order ... but in the brutal West it is different, and somehwat more effective." Title on verso: Encouragement and suppression. ... more

Justice in the web / F. Opper.

Justice in the web / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Jay Gould as a spider on a web of "Western Union" telecommunication lines that extend from several utility poles and cover (ensnare) Justice atop a "Courthouse".

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows an old hag labeled "Tradition" sitting in a chair labeled "Justice" and holding a large balance scale labeled "LAW" with ten men on the right and one smug man labeled "Stubbornness, Ignorance... more

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Photograph shows the north side of the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., with Riggs Bank (no. 1501) at right, and the Department of Justice building (formerly the Freedman's Savings and... more

Supreme Court of the United States: Justice Peckham, Justice Brewer, Justice Shiras, Justice Harlan, Chief Justice Fuller, Justice White, Justice Gray, Justice McKenna, Justice Brown

Supreme Court of the United States: Justice Peckham, Justice Brewer, J...

Photo copyrighted by C.M. Bell. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Supreme Ct., US Justices; Shelf.

[Palais de Justice and Holy Chapel (i.e., Sainte-Chapelle), Paris, France]

[Palais de Justice and Holy Chapel (i.e., Sainte-Chapelle), Paris, Fra...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "9817". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in Franc... more