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Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.

Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India...

Relief shown pictorially. South America labeled in German, geographic features otherwise in Latin. Appears in the author's Cosmographei. Basel, Switzerland. 1550. Available also through the Library of Congress ... more

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in Chief of their Majesties Province of New-York, Province of Pennsylvania, County of New-Castle, and the Territories and tracts of land depending theron in America, and vice-admi

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in C...

Negative Photostat.; 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 140, Folder 5b.

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all you ladies now at land, &c. [Boston] America: Printed in the year 1732.

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all yo...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 25.

Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, und von denen drey Land-schafften an dem Delaware Fl. In America in Englischer Spr. gedruckt A. 1749.

Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, und von de...

Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. LC Maps of North ... more

A map of the Land of Canaan or Holy Land, as divided among the twelve tribes which God promised to Abraham and his seed

A map of the Land of Canaan or Holy Land, as divided among the twelve ...

Shows territories of the twelve tribes. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian appears to be Ferro. Includes inset of: "A map of the fourty years sojourning of the children of Israel through the wilderness to... more

The above plan is a discription of a new township containing the quantity of seven and a half mile of land & water, granted by the General Court to the proprietors of Bakerstown so call'd, lying & being in the county of Cumberland ... Deld. at Falmouth, 4th September 1765.

The above plan is a discription of a new township containing the quant...

Scale ca. 1:43,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. "A true copy compared, A. Oliver, sect." Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 833 Available... more

The above plan is a discription of a new township called Royalsborough in the county of Cumberland, bounded southeasterly on the headline of Brunswick, southwesterly on Northyarmouth, northwesterly on proprietors land, northeasterly on Androscoggin River ...

The above plan is a discription of a new township called Royalsborough...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows township lots and owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 834 Available also through the Librar... more

Advertisement. To be sold by public vendue, on Thursday the 14th of April next, at the House of Abraham Post, Tavern Keeper, at Sagerties. Six thousand acres of land. Situate to the north of, and adjoining the line between the counties of Albany

Advertisement. To be sold by public vendue, on Thursday the 14th of Ap...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans/.; On verso: 1768, Advertisement for the Sale of Sword's Land. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. ... more

[Arms] The speech of the statute of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham to the virtueous and patriotic citizens of New York. Gentlemen. After a tedious passage over the Atlantic, I am at last arrived in this land of liberty ... [New Yor

[Arms] The speech of the statute of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl ...

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 104, Folder 14.

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land grant...

Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right marg... more

New-York, Sunday 23d April, 1775. The following interesting advices, were this day received here, by two vessels from Newport, and by an express by land [The first news of the battle of Lexington and Concord] [New York, 1775].

New-York, Sunday 23d April, 1775. The following interesting advices, w...

Battle of Lexington and Concord.; Imprint 2.; On verso: Apr 23, 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 C... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct ... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and ha... more

A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the capes to Philadelphia /

A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact descri...

Scale ca. 1:275,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... more

John Allison and John Lee to Virginia General Assembly, May 1776, Petition by Marines to Join Virginia Land Troops
[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina by a squadron of His Majesty's ships on the 28th day of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels, from the drawings made on the spot.

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Caro...

Scale ca. 1:25,500. Title from engraved map published by Faden in 1776. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes inset "Plan of the platform in Sullivan's Fort." Annotated by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of ... more

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot /

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carol...

Scale ca. 1:26,200. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1545 British squadron represented pictorially. Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort, by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the ... more

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by Geor... more

[Allegorical cartouche showing America as the land of plenty]

[Allegorical cartouche showing America as the land of plenty]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De nieuwe groote lichtende zee-fakkel ... / Claes Janszoon Vooght. Amsterdam : G.H. van Keulen, 1782, no. 28. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and pri... more

A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 2⁰. W. 36 3/4 perches up said road to a corner of Beech Street, thence up said street N. 85⁰. W. 27 perches to a corner of land formerly Edward Roberts'; thence by said land S. 1⁰. E. 45 perches to Peggs Run, thence down said run, N. 78⁰. E. 28 perches to the place of beginning.

A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city ...

Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1... more

Eastern lands for sale. The public are hereby notified. That there are for sale, large and valuable tracts of land, situated between the Highlands and the Atlantic ocean, from north to south; and between the River St. Croix, and the state of New

Eastern lands for sale. The public are hereby notified. That there are...

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 43, Folder 18.

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... more

A bill providing for the sale of land in the Territory of the United States north-west of the River Ohio. [1792?].

A bill providing for the sale of land in the Territory of the United S...

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 218, Folder 13.

[Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in northwestern Pennsylvania /

[Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in northwestern Penn...

Relief shown by hachures. From the William Bingham estate maps. Annotated in ink and watercolor to show land ownership. Philadelphia meridian. LC copy stained. LC has label annotated in ink on verso: N.W. Penns... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of the estate of William Baily Esq. situated in the city of Washington ... : surveyed by order of the Commissioners Nov. 4th 1794, George Fenwick /

Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of Jame...

Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, N, and ... more

[Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. showing land tracts and householders' names].

[Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. showing lan...

Shows tracts named Bealls Adventure Englarged, Fortune Enlarged, Bailys Purchase, Aaron, and Stony Hill. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Hemmed with green cloth. On verso in pencil: From t... more

Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof made March 8th 1809 /

Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "...

Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, r... more

Albert Gallatin, March 18, 1810. Notes for James Madison, Land Claims.

Albert Gallatin, March 18, 1810. Notes for James Madison, Land Claims.

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/.

American taxation. This song was written when the "Trump of war" sounded through this happy land, and although peculiarly applicable to that time, cannot but be received with approbation at the present day. [36 stanzas printed in two columns] [1

American taxation. This song was written when the "Trump of war" sound...

Verse.; 1812 Ballad? 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 10.

U.S. Reports: Duvall v. Craig, 15 U.S. (2 Wheat.) 45 (1817)

U.S. Reports: Duvall v. Craig, 15 U.S. (2 Wheat.) 45 (1817)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 15; Wheaton Volume 2; February Term, 1817; Duvall v. Craig et. al.