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Pennsylvania Colony Laws and Statutes, 1652-92, List of "Acts of the Politinate and Lords"
By the governour, a proclamation Whereas at the General Court holden at New Haven, the thirteenth day of this present month, ... it was agreed and resolved by the following act, that the several laws formerly made for the suppressing and punishi

By the governour, a proclamation Whereas at the General Court holden a...

Positive Photostat.; Proclamation.; Imprint 3.; 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... more

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues, etc., 1760-1820 (George III), Anno regni Georgii III...At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the nineteenth day of May, 1761..., London, M. Baskett, 1767

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues,...

No. 1 in a series of statues lettered: Four acts relating to the tea tax, 1767-1778.

Thomas Jefferson, October 1776, Notes on Heresy, Part 1; Virginia Laws and Statutes Covering the Church of England

Thomas Jefferson, October 1776, Notes on Heresy, Part 1; Virginia Laws...

Notes on Heresy, Part 1; Virginia Laws and Statutes Covering the Church of England

Thomas Jefferson, October 1776, Notes on Shaftesbury; Virginia Laws and Statutes Covering the Church of England

Thomas Jefferson, October 1776, Notes on Shaftesbury; Virginia Laws an...

Notes on Shaftesbury; Virginia Laws and Statutes Covering the Church of England

Thomas Jefferson, October 20, 1777, Notes on Virginia Committee on Laws; William Phillips letter of April 12, 1779

Thomas Jefferson, October 20, 1777, Notes on Virginia Committee on Law...

Notes on Virginia Committee on Laws; William Phillips letter of April 12, 1779

Virginia Committee on Laws, 1779, Notes on Laws "Doubtful Whether to Be Retained"
... Whereas Congress did, by a resolution of the twenty-third day of September, one thousand seven hundred eighty-nine. recommend to the several states to pass laws making it expressly the duty of the keepers of their jails to receive and keep t

... Whereas Congress did, by a resolution of the twenty-third day of S...

Caption title: at head of title: Congress of the United States at the third session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia on Monday the sixth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety.; Signed: F... more

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.

Washington giving the laws to America

Washington giving the laws to America

Print shows an elderly man, representing George Washington, seated holding a stone tablet "The American Constitution." He is surrounded by allegorical figures. Britannia and her lion sit at Washington's feet. ... more

The danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse, on the different styles and methods of dancing quadrilles, waltzes, country dances, &c. &c. ... Together with observations on the laws regarding dancing, with extracts from the Acts of Parliament relating thereto.

The danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse...

Written in verse as a dramatic play in two parts, Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, comments on the state of teaching, public balls, and the character of many dance instructors. Nearly every ... more

Advice. If wisdom's heights you wish to climb, And order's laws embrace; For ev'ry thing have you a time: Put each thing in its place. Un Imprimeur. City of Washington, June 22, 1826.

Advice. If wisdom's heights you wish to climb, And order's laws embrac...

Imprint 2.; 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 192, Folder 23.

Jackson triumphant in the great city of Philadelphia. Jos. Hemphill, a federalist of high Tory principles, and of the blood and carnage times of 1798 and 1799 - a warm and active promoter of the celebrated alien and sedition laws of that perilou

Jackson triumphant in the great city of Philadelphia. Jos. Hemphill, a...

Imprint 2.; 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 186, Folder 11.

Department of state. Washington 183 To the publisher of the Sir: The newspaper now published by you has been selected for publishing the orders, resolutions, and laws ... passed during the second session of the twenty-fourth Congress ... Should

Department of state. Washington 183 To the publisher of the Sir: The n...

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 231, Folder 24.

To the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts. The undersigned, women of Dorchester, in the County of Norfolk, respectfully pray you, immediately, to repeal all laws in this State, which make any distinction among its inhabitants on account o

To the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts. The undersigned, wom...

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 56, Folder 19.

The laws of etiquette; or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society.

The laws of etiquette; or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in ...

In a rapidly growing consumer market for etiquette manuals during the nineteenth century, this is an example of a manual that attempts to reinforce the authority of its contents by suggesting legal foundations ... more

Slavery abolished by the laws of nature!!! Negroes not of the same species with white men!!! The mulatto race will soon cease to exist!! [Regarding course of lectures in aid of the abolition of slavery in the United States to be given by Robert

Slavery abolished by the laws of nature!!! Negroes not of the same spe...

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 155, Folder 24.

A.- No. 76. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act authorizing the omission of certain acts and parts of acts in the printing and publication of the public laws. [1846].

A.- No. 76. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act authorizing the omis...

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 99, Folder 65d.

[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

Notice to tax-payers! We, the subscribers, assessors of the Town of Reading, respectfully, call the attention of all tax-payers, in said Reading, to the following laws in relation to ascertaining the retable estate within this Commonwealth ... A

Notice to tax-payers! We, the subscribers, assessors of the Town of Re...

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 66, Folder 10. Copy scanned: 1

City of Boston. All persons within the City of Boston having gunpowder or fireworks on their premises contrary to the laws of the Commonwealth, and the rules and regulations of the Board of Engineers of the Boston Fire Department are hereby noti

City of Boston. All persons within the City of Boston having gunpowder...

Handwritten on verso: 1862. 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 69, Folder 10.

Revival of the old slave laws of Louisiana--a scene in New Orleans--arrest of contrabands on the night of January 30 / From a sketch by our special artist.

Revival of the old slave laws of Louisiana--a scene in New Orleans--ar...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 March 7, p. 381.

This is to certify that Sylvester R. Koehler has served as a fireman in the city of Hoboken the time prescribed by the laws of the state of New Jersey / designed & engraved by J.B. Forrest.

This is to certify that Sylvester R. Koehler has served as a fireman i...

Print showing a man stepping forward to receive a certificate from a goddess or protector of firemen, a fireman's helmet and coat are on the ground between them. She is sitting with a shield showing three plows... more

Public notice no. 742. Important to pre-emption settlers. Department of the Interior, General Land Office, July 30, 1870. The following is an act approved July 14, 1870, to extend the provisions of the pre-emption laws to the Territory of Colora

Public notice no. 742. Important to pre-emption settlers. Department o...

Signed: Jos. S. Wilson, commissioner.; 1. Colorado.; On verso, Copy 1 and Copy 2: {stamp} Gift Gist Blair 1936; On verso, Copy 2: 2.89.202.178. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two f... more

Topographical map made from surveys by the commissioners of the Department of Public Parks of the city of New York of that part of Westchester County adjacent to the City and County of New York embraced in chapter 534 of laws of 1871 as amended by chapter 878 of laws of 1872 /

Topographical map made from surveys by the commissioners of the Depart...

Map annotated in pencil. Map annotated in red ink: M. Section II. 49. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Notice! Particular attention is called to the following statute of the General laws of Massachusetts: Chapter 1t1, Section 66 ... James Reid, Chairman of the selectmen. James A. Bancroft. Chairman of the road commissioners. Reading, December 24t

Notice! Particular attention is called to the following statute of the...

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 74, Folder 20.

[Constitution and laws of the Cherokee nation]

[Constitution and laws of the Cherokee nation]

Title page (cover) of the Constitution and laws of the Cherokee Nation published in Cherokee; with seal of the Cherokee Nation. Illus. in: [Constitution and laws of the Cherokee nation. St. Louis : R. & T. A. E... more

Is this a republican form of government? Is this protecting life, liberty, or property? Is this the equal protection of the laws? / Th. Nast.

Is this a republican form of government? Is this protecting life, libe...

African American man kneeling by bodies of murdered African American people. In background sign reads, "the White Liners were here." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 Sept. 2, p. 712.

An act in relation to minerals. An act to amend Sections 81, 85 and 86 of article 18, Chapter 12 of the compiled laws ... Approved Dec. 15, 1883. D. W. Busyhead Principal Chief Tahtequah. 1883.

An act in relation to minerals. An act to amend Sections 81, 85 and 86...

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 139, Folder 2.

Quarantine proclamation by the governor of Texas. No. 1. 1884. To all whom these presents may come. Be it known that I, Jno. Ireland, governor of the State of Texas, by the authority vested in me by the laws of this State, do hereby declare that

Quarantine proclamation by the governor of Texas. No. 1. 1884. To all ...

Proclamation.; On verso, copy 1: {stamp} LIBRARY DEPARTMENT OF STATE Aug 8 1884 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplic... more

The State of New Hampshire. A proclamation by His Excellency the Governor. The first Monday in September is designated by the laws of this state as Labor day ... Given at the Council Chamber, this ninth day of August, in the year of our Lord one

The State of New Hampshire. A proclamation by His Excellency the Gover...

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 97, Folder 12.

Laws ter gracious, Miss Julie

Laws ter gracious, Miss Julie

(DLC/PP-1932:0033). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Guardian Angel" by Harriet Prescott Spofford, Harper's magazine, 94:941 (May 1897).

[Arms] State of Connecticut. By His Excellency Lorrin A. Cooke Governor. A proclamation. Following a custom as old as the State and in harmony with our laws, I hereby designate and appoint Friday, the eighth day of April next as a day of fasting

[Arms] State of Connecticut. By His Excellency Lorrin A. Cooke Governo...

Thanksgiving proclamation. 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. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collec... more

The State of New Hampshire. A proclamation by His Excellency the Governor. The first Monday in September having been made by the laws of this state a legal holiday ... I recommend that the day be appropriately observed throughout the state ... G

The State of New Hampshire. A proclamation by His Excellency the Gover...

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 97, Folder 21.

The law-mills again at work / Keppler.

The law-mills again at work / Keppler.

Illustration shows "Justice" holding her scales, being buried under an avalanche of paper labeled "Law" as a "Legislator" at the top turns the crank spewing legislation from the U.S. Capitol. Title from item. I... more

The law can not be "removed" by Christian Science / Keppler.

The law can not be "removed" by Christian Science / Keppler.

Illustration shows an oversized female figure labeled "Law" pointing with her left hand to a sign that states "Contagious diseases must be reported to the Board of Health" and holding in her right hand a little... more

Cuban relief, U.S. labor laws ...

Cuban relief, U.S. labor laws ...

Cartoon shows Republican House Speaker Sereno Payne as a messenger delivering a sheet of paper "Cuban relief. U.S. labor laws. U.S. immigration law. 20% reduction reciprocity. April 1, '02" to a barefoot man "... more

President Roosevelt speaking on the country's currency laws, -  at Quincy, Illinois

President Roosevelt speaking on the country's currency laws, - at Qui...

H35270 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Concerning a growing menace / Keppler.

Concerning a growing menace / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt standing at a flag-draped podium on the right, pointing to two men on the left, each with a foot on a female figure labeled "Law" lying on the ground; one man has... more

It can't be shut off / Kep.

It can't be shut off / Kep.

Illustration shows Samuel W. Pennypacker, governor of Pennsylvania, wearing a fools' cap, trying to block the light of "Publicity" with a sheet of paper labeled "Pennsylvania Gag Law"; the light from a lantern ... more

The unwelcome light / Keppler.

The unwelcome light / Keppler.

Illustration shows Puck directing a large floodlight to illuminate a cave Charles H. Dietrich, Joseph R. Burton, and J. Edward Addicks shying away from the light, Pennsylvania governor Samuel W. Pennypacker, as... more

Arms and the men / J.S.P.

Arms and the men / J.S.P.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt standing on one side of a scaffold, holding a large sculpted arm with a huge stick labeled "The Big Stick" for placement on a large sculpture of a female figure l... more

"Go tell to Sparta, thou who passest by, that here, obedient to her laws, we lie." - Thermopylae

"Go tell to Sparta, thou who passest by, that here, obedient to her la...

Shepherd in foregrd. at scene of famous heroic stand of Spartans against Persians in 480 B.C. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. (91) 9354. This record contains unverified, old data from caption c... more

The return of Rip Van Winkle / J.S. Pughe.

The return of Rip Van Winkle / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows an elderly man labeled "The Law" with a long beard and holding a broken gun labeled "Fines" peering at a group of bloated criminals standing and sitting on the porch of "The Jolly Grafter's I... more

The fool pied piper / Ehrhart.

The fool pied piper / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as the "Pied Piper" playing a pipe labeled "Lax Immigration Laws" and leading a horde of rats labeled "Jail Bird, Murderer, Thief, Criminal, Crook, Kidnapper, Incendiary, Assassin, ... more

Present System Is Unjust; New Employers' Liability Laws Explained by Crystal Eastman; page 2

Present System Is Unjust; New Employers' Liability Laws Explained by C...

Crystal Eastman explains legislation proposed by Employers' Liability Commission that would change method of compensation for worker injury or death in industrial accidents so that employers would pay a greater... more

Present System Is Unjust; New Employers' Liability Laws Explained by Crystal Eastman

Present System Is Unjust; New Employers' Liability Laws Explained by C...

Crystal Eastman explains legislation proposed by Employers' Liability Commission that would change method of compensation for worker injury or death in industrial accidents so that employers would pay a greater... more

Such a sad case! / Will Crawford.

Such a sad case! / Will Crawford.

Illustration shows a child-like figure labeled "American Industry" supported by an infant walker on wheels labeled "High Protection", holding in one hand a bottle of "Payne Aldrich Baby Food" and in the other a... more

"Beg for it, doggie!" / L.M. Glackens.

"Beg for it, doggie!" / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows an animated letter "K" labeled "Schedule" (Schedule K of the Payne/Aldrich Tariff Act) seated at a table spread with food and wine labeled "Benefits of Protection", and offering a bone labele... more

The two-faced protectionist / Kep.

The two-faced protectionist / Kep.

Illustration shows a gigantic, two-faced man wearing a money-bag crown with "$" around it, sitting on a U.S. Custom House on the shore of U.S.A.; he is holding up two pieces of paper, one addressed "To the Amer... more

Reading war laws to 12th Regt.

Reading war laws to 12th Regt.

Photograph shows officer reading war laws to a regiment of American soldiers during World War I.

Reading war laws to 12th Regt.

Reading war laws to 12th Regt.

Photograph shows officer reading war laws to a regiment of American soldiers during World War I.

[Secretary of State Frank Kellogg, in cap and gown, being honored with the Degree of Doctor of Laws, by Georgetown University, standing with three other men]

[Secretary of State Frank Kellogg, in cap and gown, being honored with...

National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 2, p. 14, no. 42148.

Sunset Trailer Camp, San Diego, California. The majority of the workers who have come into San Diego are apparently living in trailers. The county passed stringent sanitary laws when migratory agriculture workers came into the section some years ago and these laws prevent the Hooverville type of settlement. Rent for trailer space here is ten dollars per month with electricity and sanitary facilities, including showers and toilets, furnished

Sunset Trailer Camp, San Diego, California. The majority of the worker...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

[Major Pedro Luis Díaz Lanz, former commander in chief of the Cuban airforce, testifying before the Senate Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on theJudiciary, which was investigating the Communist threat to the United States from the Caribbean]

[Major Pedro Luis Díaz Lanz, former commander in chief of the Cuban ai...

Title devised by Library staff. Contact sheet folder caption: "Major Lanz, MST [Marion S. Trikosko], 7/14/59." U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purp... more

[Diagram demonstrating Kepler's first two laws of planetary motion using orbit of Mars around the sun, topped by figure on chariot depicting "Victorius astronomy,"; and surrounding text]

[Diagram demonstrating Kepler's first two laws of planetary motion usi...

Illus. and text in: Astronomia nova /Johann Kepler. Prague : 1609, p. 286. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 34.

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