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An address to the true-born sons of liberty in the government of the Massachusetts-Bay. [Signed] A Countryman. [1765].

An address to the true-born sons of liberty in the government of the M...

Positive Photostat-- copy 2. 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 36... more

The true sons of liberty and supporters of the non-importation agreement. Are determined to resent any the least insult or menace offer’d to any one or more of the several, committees appointed by the body at Faneiul-Hall, and chastise any one o

The true sons of liberty and supporters of the non-importation agreeme...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 11097.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection;... more

The lord god omnipotent reigneth - let all the earth rejoice! / P. Revere.

The lord god omnipotent reigneth - let all the earth rejoice! / P. Rev...

Print shows Britannia, wearing crown, seated on a throne and Liberty seated at her feet; behind them, to the left, two ships collide in storm-tossed seas, and on a cloud above them are two angels, the one on th... more

[Britannia, full-length portrait, left profile, seated, holding olive branch in right hand and staff topped with liberty cap in left hand] / G.B. Cipriani inv. ; F. Bartolozzi sculp.

[Britannia, full-length portrait, left profile, seated, holding olive ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Continued corruption, standing armies, and popular contents considered ... / William Bollan. London : Printed by J. Almon, 1768, frontispiece. Published in: The Americ... more

A card. Number 1. A member of the Church of England, and A Son of Liberty, presents his compliments to those gentlemen, who are for an immediate and untimely importation of goods from Great-Britain ... New York June 16, 1770. A Card, Number 2. A

A card. Number 1. A member of the Church of England, and A Son of Libe...

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 16.

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

William Jackson, an importer; at the Brazen Head, North side of the Town-House, and opposite the Town-Pump, in Corn-Hill, Boston. It is desired that the sons and daughters of liberty, would not buy any one thing of him, for in so doing the will

William Jackson, an importer; at the Brazen Head, North side of the To...

Positive Photostat.; Jackson, William.; 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; Portfo... more

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that it has been the custom of all nations to erect monuments to perpetuate the remembrance of grand events [For the erection of a liberty pole in place of the one erected at the t

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that ...

On verso, Copy 1: S; Feb 3, 1770; N.Y.H.S.; On recto, Copy 2: 1770, Feb 3; 15. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 104, Folder 8a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms... 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

[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.

A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before you, gentlemen, were called to a share in the Legislation, the House of Assembly was considered as the grand paladium of the people of liberty ... [Signed] A freeholder of Lilip

A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before yo...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; 1768 ?. 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 31.

New-York, November 5, 1773. To the friends of liberty, and commerce, Gentlemen. It must be strongly marked on your minds, that the end of the last non-importation agreement, was to obtain a repeal of the tyrannical act of Parliament, that impose

New-York, November 5, 1773. To the friends of liberty, and commerce, G...

Evans 12711.; On verso: S; Nov 5, 1773. 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 105, Folder 9e.

To the respectable public. Have a good end in view, and pursue it. Every friend of American freedom, rejoices to find a true and honest spirit of liberty prevailing in all ranks and degrees in this city. [Considering which of the two sets of res

To the respectable public. Have a good end in view, and pursue it. Eve...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; July 25, 1774. 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 106, Folder 25.

New-York, June 22, 1774. Whereas it is reported, that an effigy or effigies will be exhibited this evening, this is to notify the citizens, that if any effigies should be exhibited this evening, the Friends of Liberty have no concern or agency i

New-York, June 22, 1774. Whereas it is reported, that an effigy or eff...

Friends of Liberty.; Imprint 3.; On verso: S; June 22, 1774. 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

Advertisement. The enemies of the liberty of America, being unwearied in misrepresenting the attachment of the inhabitants of this City, to the common cause of this country, to the neighbouring colonies, a number of the citizens think it highly

Advertisement. The enemies of the liberty of America, being unwearied ...

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 106, Folder 10.

To the freeborn citizens of New-York. Gentlemen. As I conclude every individual is now called upon to contribute his mite in supporting the cause of liberty ... [Objecting to the manner in which the resolves of July 6th were presented, as having

To the freeborn citizens of New-York. Gentlemen. As I conclude every i...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; July 11, 1774. 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 106, Folder 15.

At a meeting of the True Sons of Liberty, in the City of New-York, July 27, 1774, properly convened; present, John Calvin, John Know, Roger Rumpus, &c. &c. Uc. [15 resolves] By order of the meeting Ebenezer Snuffle, Secretary [New York, 1774].

At a meeting of the True Sons of Liberty, in the City of New-York, Jul...

Imprint 2.; True sons of Liberty.; On verso: S; July 27, 1774. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collecti... more

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the following worthy gentlemen, to represent this colony at the general Congress, to be held at Philadelphia, on the 10th of May next ... The friends to liberty, in testimony of

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the...

Evans 14416.; On verso: Apr 22, 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 Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 4a.

The following letter was some nights ago thrown in among the sons of Liberty. New-York, March 17th, 1775. Gentlemen. As there seems to be a great diversity of opinions among the friends of liberty in regard to the conduct which the inhabitants o

The following letter was some nights ago thrown in among the sons of L...

Sons of liberty.; Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Mch 17, 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 Collection; Po... more

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants of this City, at the Liberty Pole, yesterday afternoon, the following nomination of deputies, to serve in Provincial Congress, were unanimously agreed to,

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great numbe...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; On verso: S. 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 108, Folder 11.

To the Free-Holders of New-Town. My friends and fellow-townsmen! We are now called upon to oppose the encroachments, which, for some time past, have been made upon our rights and liberty .... [Signed] A New-Town free holder. Newton, April 2d, 17

To the Free-Holders of New-Town. My friends and fellow-townsmen! We ar...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Apr 3, 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 Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 1.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... more

Committee-Chamber, New York, May 12, 1775. Whereas the friends of liberty in the different confederated colonies on this Continent have taken great and just offence at the several publications from Mr. Rivingron's press; and his person and prope

Committee-Chamber, New York, May 12, 1775. Whereas the friends of libe...

On verso: S; May 12, 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 Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 20.

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

Print shows a female figure holding staff topped with liberty cap, representing Liberty, standing over Tyranny in a pastoral setting.

The following persons are nominated by the Sons of liberty, to represent them in the committee, for the City and County of New-York. [List of 100 names] New-York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants o

The following persons are nominated by the Sons of liberty, to represe...

Evans 14033.; On verso: S; Apr 28, 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 Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 9a.

The following was written with and expectation that I should have the liberty to lay the same before the Court of Enquiry, before whom I was impeached as and enemy to my country, and cast into prison, (in Boston 6th August 1776) but it has been

The following was written with and expectation that I should have the ...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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

The liberty of the subject

The liberty of the subject

"A press-gang at work in a London street, at the end of which appears the dome of St. Paul's..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires pr... more

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

Print shows a man representing Great Britain, half-asleep, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap which a Native, representing America, is attempting to remove; a Dutchman on his knees before Great Britain i... more

Peace, liberty, and independence. Philadelphia, March 24, 1783. His Most Christian Majesty's Cutter the Triumph, commanded by the Chevalier Duquesne, arrived this morning, in 36 days from Cadiz. By her we have the following very agreeable and im

Peace, liberty, and independence. Philadelphia, March 24, 1783. His Mo...

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 17.

[Allegory: Nature stands ready to strike the lyre, as Liberty presents medal to Washington; Fame blows her trumpet, and Astrea finds a part of the earth where she may fix her residence]

[Allegory: Nature stands ready to strike the lyre, as Liberty presents...

Engraving by John Norman. Illus. in: Boston Magazine, Apr. 1784. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind.; Pres.; Allegory; Liberty; Nature; Fame; Astrea.

[Allegorical scene showing female figure on pedestal, holding staff with liberty cap and shield]

[Allegorical scene showing female figure on pedestal, holding staff wi...

Mitchell collection of American book illustrations and portrait prints Formerly found in: PGA - Thackara, no. 4 Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1921:R01, Container 16.

- Once more- for the- liberties of the people of America. The present election is important- it may give peace or war to this State, and perhaps, to the union.- The sons of liberty (who are again called upon to contend with sheltered aliens and

- Once more- for the- liberties of the people of America. The present ...

Positive Photostat.; Imprint 2.; Political campaign.; On verso, Copy 1: Apr 2, 1788.; On verso, Copy 2 and Copy 3: {stamp} Gift Herbert Putnam Sept, 22 1938. {stamp} ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTI... more

Revolution, or Johnny Bull in France

Revolution, or Johnny Bull in France

Print shows a large bull labeled "Tiers Etat - Orleans" referring to Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orleans, tossing Marie Antoinette into the air as Louis XVI kneels in prayer on the left; standing behind the bu... more

Confederation Nationale du 14 Juillet 1790 Aux deux soutiens de la liberté.

Confederation Nationale du 14 Juillet 1790 Aux deux soutiens de la lib...

Print shows a central scene at the National Federation festivities recognizing the union of the three estates with a display on a tiered stage illuminated by torches and with many figures making salutory gestur... more

Ha je seront ben content quand j'aurons tous ces papiers la - le tresor tiré des ténébres

Ha je seront ben content quand j'aurons tous ces papiers la - le treso...

Print shows a cleric, an aristocrat, and a member of the Third Estate who is pulling on a rope tied to a bundle of papers including the "Nouvelle Constitution" and "Vœux de la Nation" which are held aloft by a ... more

The Genius of the Ladies Magazine, accompanied by the Genius of Emulation, who carries in her hand a laurel crown, approaches Liberty, and kneeeling, presents her with a copy of the Rights of Women

The Genius of the Ladies Magazine, accompanied by the Genius of Emulat...

Allegorical scene. Engraving by Thackara and Vallance. Illus. in: Lady's Magazine, 1792 Dec., v. 1, no. 1, frontispiece. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - Women Rights of Women. This record contains unverifie... more

To the farmers and traders in the State of New-York. The Corporation of the Chamber of Commerce of New-York, near twelve months since, took the liberty of addressing you on a subject of great importance ... By order of the Chamber. John Broome,

To the farmers and traders in the State of New-York. The Corporation o...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; Title.; On verso: 10; B. 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

All able bodied seamen who are willing to engage in the cause of Liberty, and in the service of the French Republic, will please to apply to the French Consul ... Philadelphia, August, 1793.

All able bodied seamen who are willing to engage in the cause of Liber...

Cut of ship at head of page has caption: They steer to Liberty's shores.; Removed from the Papers of E. C. Genet.; On verso: 2-92-27.5; and 315842, 4F65 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ... more

French liberty

French liberty

Print shows, on the right "Liberty is torn from her Temple by a hired band of Ruffians bound & going to be Sacrificed to the rage of these Ignorant People; ..." and on the left, artists and artisans, a mother w... more

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Print shows the Festival of the Supreme Being, inspired by Robespierre, planned by Jacques Louis David, to commemorate the second year of the Republic; a female figure, representing France, riding on a cart wit... more

Dr. Benjamin Franklin / engrav'd by P.R. Maverick, 65 Liberty Street.

Dr. Benjamin Franklin / engrav'd by P.R. Maverick, 65 Liberty Street.

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing fur hat and spectacles, facing left, in oval tied with a ribbon at top and festooned with ivy. Title from item. Published in: The American Rev... more

A description of a monument designed to perpetuate the memory of American liberty [Feb. 14, 1795].

A description of a monument designed to perpetuate the memory of Ameri...

Imprint 1. 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 222, Folder 3. Copy scanned: 1

Liberty. In the form of the goddess of youth; giving support to the bald eagle / painted & engrav'd by E. Savage.

Liberty. In the form of the goddess of youth; giving support to the ba...

An allegory of American liberty. Liberty, represented by a maiden in the form of the goddess Hebe, offers a cup to an eagle descending from the upper left. With her right foot she treads on chains, a scepter, a... more

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State M...

Print shows a certificate of membership in the Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia, with George Washington standing on pedestal on the left and Liberty standing on the r... more

Norwich, (Conn) July 30, 1802. Sir, Presuming you to be a gentleman who is willing to aid and encourage the publication of an invaluable work, I have taken the liberty to present you with a proposal for publishing one of that nature, entitled, a

Norwich, (Conn) July 30, 1802. Sir, Presuming you to be a gentleman wh...

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 4, Folder 18.

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.

Francis Pic, in the rear of Colonel Gamble's store, on the Main Street, just arrived from Philadelphia, takes the liberty of informing the ladies and gentlemen of Richmond that he has for sale, an elegant assortment of millinery ... Richmond May

Francis Pic, in the rear of Colonel Gamble's store, on the Main Street...

Imprint 2.; Millinery. 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 16.

Infant Liberty nursed by Mother Mob

Infant Liberty nursed by Mother Mob

Baby being breast-fed whiskey - political cartoon. Engraving by Leney after drawing by Tisdale. Illus. in: The Echo, with other Poems, N.Y., 1807, oppos. p. 7. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - CARTOONS AMERICAN 1... more

A tid rei, for tories. Free men attend to what your friend a Republican advises, O. all act like me, keep liberty, which every free man prizes, O, The Tories say they'll bring us down, and make us slaves forever, O. Because we did this glorious

A tid rei, for tories. Free men attend to what your friend a Republica...

Imprint 2. 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 113, Folder 32. Copy... more

The Royal family of Lancaster ... Down with treason, tyranny, and corruption! Your hopes rest upon the brave defender of your country, General Joseph Heister.- To the polls- To the polls! Let your watch-word be Hiester and liberty!!! [n. p. 181-

The Royal family of Lancaster ... Down with treason, tyranny, and corr...

Political broadside urging the people to vote for Joseph Hiester instead of William Findlay.; 1160 C 2 4 F 44.; Rec. R. B. May 1944.; On verso: 1160C2 4F44. Available also through the Library of Congress web s... more

The first great Western empire: or, the United States of America

The first great Western empire: or, the United States of America

A patriotic broadside illustrated with emblems of the United States composed chiefly of typographic elements. A large central framework incorporates a small "Temple of Freedom" surmounted by a small Liberty fi... more

Liberty and peace. A song [Cuts] [Two columns of verse] [1815].

Liberty and peace. A song [Cuts] [Two columns of verse] [1815].

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; War of 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 5... more

The Massacre of Peterloo! Or a specimen of English liberty, August 16th, 1819 / / Marks, fect.

The Massacre of Peterloo! Or a specimen of English liberty, August 16t...

Print showing the Manchester Yeomanry slashing and beating a crowd gathered to demand parliamentary reform as the Riot Act is read from a window. Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British... more

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, illustrated with man with bow and arrows, woman, with Liberty cap on pole, boy with sword, and sea serpent.]

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, il...

/ E Tisdale, del.; W.H. Bassett fc. Engraving by W.H. Bassett after drawing by E. Tisdale. Illus. in: The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - PATRIOTISM 1820. This re... more

Irish march of intellect; or, the happy result of emancipation / A Sharpshooter fec.

Irish march of intellect; or, the happy result of emancipation / A Sha...

Print shows a bare-foot Irish man and his son in the chamber of an English lord. Hoping to get his son placed as an apprentice, he introduces him to the English lord who is sitting in a chair, wearing wig and robe.

Sir. Having been appointed by a public meeting held in this city, a Committee of Correspondence to promote the election of Henry Clay, we take the liberty of asking your assistance and co-operation ... [Signed] Richard W. Meade [and 17 others] P

Sir. Having been appointed by a public meeting held in this city, a Co...

Clay, Henry.; On verso: 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 152, Folder 23.

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washington

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washingt...

An allegory of printing and liberty, illustrating a broadside of a June 24, 1826, letter from Thomas Jefferson on American democracy. The female figure of Liberty displays to the Four Continents the art of prin... more

County convention. Liberty and justice. The Dutchess County anti-slavery society, will meet at the house of Daniel P. Eghmie, Washington Hollow, on Monday, the 7th of October inst. [183-?].

County convention. Liberty and justice. The Dutchess County anti-slave...

Lower half wanting. 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 118, Folder 40.

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

A satire on the failure of the combined efforts of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Calhoun, and Nicholas Biddle to thwart Andrew Jackson's treasury policy. In 1833 Jackson ordered that federal deposits be remo... more

Read electors! The sentiments of the firm friend of liberty, Dr. William James Macneven. New York, 29th March, 1834.

Read electors! The sentiments of the firm friend of liberty, Dr. Willi...

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 118, Folder 16.

The eagle of liberty strangling the serpent of corruption. True American Ticket. For President, Wm. Henry Harrison. For Vice-President, Francis Granger ...

The eagle of liberty strangling the serpent of corruption. True Americ...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4406 (1836). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Liberty; Pres. Contests; Politics, Corr.; Eagle (Amer.); Shelf.

Southern ideas of liberty

Southern ideas of liberty

An imaginative portrayal of the violent suppression of abolitionist propagandizing and insurrectionism in the South. The print may have been stimulated by several instances during the early 1830s of hanging, ta... more

Democratic ticket.  Liberty & equal rights

Democratic ticket. Liberty & equal rights

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio's Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a wood-engraving of Van Buren as... more

The Canada patriots. A public meeting of the citizens of Washington friendly to the cause of civil and religious liberty in Canada, will be held in Carusi's saloon this evening, at half-past six o'clock, to express sympathy towards a cruelly opp

The Canada patriots. A public meeting of the citizens of Washington fr...

The Canada patriots.; On verso: 25 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 196, Folder 24.

The eagle of liberty strangling the serpent of corruption.  True American ticket.  For president.  Wm. Henry Harrison.  For president Francis Granger Ohio electors of president and vice-president of the U. States.  [1840?]

The eagle of liberty strangling the serpent of corruption. True Ameri...

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 232, Folder 2.

Tyrants prostrate liberty triumphant

Tyrants prostrate liberty triumphant

A polemic applauding Democratic support of the Dorrite cause in Rhode Island. (See also "Trouble in the Spartan Ranks," and "The Great Political Car and Last Load of Patriots," nos. 1843-6 and 1845-5). In the ... more

To the liberty party of the County of Madison ... Gerrit Smith. Peterboro, September 15, 1846.

To the liberty party of the County of Madison ... Gerrit Smith. Peterb...

On verso: {stamp} Trans. From Manuscript Div. Oct 29, 1945, The Library of Congress. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Pri... more

Letter from Hon. William Woodbridge, United States Senator from the State of Michigan. It is with great reluctance, that I furnish the following letter to the public and yet I do not feel at liberty to withhold a document from so high a source,

Letter from Hon. William Woodbridge, United States Senator from the St...

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 1.

The tree of liberty.  The free population of the United States enjoying the refreshing shade of the tree of liberty

The tree of liberty. The free population of the United States enjoyin...

A somewhat puzzling commentary on two issues: slavery and economic protectionism. The date of the print is uncertain, but it may have appeared as part of the reaction against the Walker Tariff of 1846. A Northe... more

The Liberty Almanac for 1847: [page with slave trade news (no illus.)]

The Liberty Almanac for 1847: [page with slave trade news (no illus.)]

Reference copy may be in LOT 4422A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: African American hist. Slavery; Almanacs; African American hist. Emancipation; Shelf.

Daniel O'Connell. The champion of liberty

Daniel O'Connell. The champion of liberty

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hoffy. Exchange; Old Print Gallery; (DLC/PP-1975:063).

Van Buren & Free soil - Adams & Liberty. To be said or sung at all "Free Soil" gatherings Tune-"The Star Spangled Banner." Utica. N.Y. Sept. 18, 1848.

Van Buren & Free soil - Adams & Liberty. To be said or sung at all "Fr...

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 120, Folder 16.

The liberty chariot

The liberty chariot

A burlesque triumphal procession representing victory for the Democratic platform in the election of 1848. In a chariot drawn by Democrats Lewis Cass and William O. Butler (shown as two horses), Uncle Sam drive... more

Circular. Important to all whom it may concern. I have permanently located myself in the village of East liberty, for the purpose of practising as a botanical physician, on the new and old systems ... Henry Hahn, M. D. East Liberty, Green townsh

Circular. Important to all whom it may concern. I have permanently loc...

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 2b.

American liberty

American liberty

An illustrated sheet music cover for a patriotic song by Freeman Scott. The title appears on a striped shield with laurel and oak branches below and a flag, liberty pole and cap, spears, and bundled fasces (sym... more

The Clay statue. A model of a man. Designed by the goddess of liberty

The Clay statue. A model of a man. Designed by the goddess of liberty

The artist lionizes Kentucky senator Henry Clay, author of the Compromise of 1850, and slams his political foes and critics of the compromise, particularly those in the Taylor administration. A text in the lowe... more

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

The blessings of liberty or how to "hook" a "gentleman of color"

The blessings of liberty or how to "hook" a "gentleman of color"

A diverse group of abolitionists try to drag an unwilling black man toward the left with a large gaff hook. Holding the hook are (left to right) an old hag, a Quaker man, and two other homely men. The hag dec... more

Ho, for Cuba, [Cut of ship] Liberty for all. Grand meeting Huzzah for Lopes. The citizens of Washington and vicinity, are respectfully invited to attend a mass meeting, to be held in front of the Patent office, on Monday evening, Sep. 1, 1851. T

Ho, for Cuba, [Cut of ship] Liberty for all. Grand meeting Huzzah for ...

Manuscript notes of the meeting at the bottom of the page. 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; P... more

The poor soldier & his ticket for soup

The poor soldier & his ticket for soup

The presidential aspirations of Whig general Winfield Scott during the 1852 election are again belittled. Scott, in a tattered uniform and supporting himself on a crutch, extends his feathered cap toward the fi... more

Sir. We take the liberty of informing you of our intention to publish an original periodical of a character different from any now in existence ... to solicit your assistance as a contributor ... G. P. Putnam & Co. New York. Oct. 1, 1852.

Sir. We take the liberty of informing you of our intention to publish ...

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 121, Folder 11b.

One of the people's saints for the calendar of liberty 1852

One of the people's saints for the calendar of liberty 1852

The artist registers the widespread American sympathy with certain revolutionary movements in Europe. More specifically, the print extols Louis Kossuth, the Hungarian patriot who led an 1848 revolt against the... more

P.S. Duval's lithograhpic & color printing estab! Artizans Building Ranstead Place west from No. 26 South Fourth Street Philadelphia on stone by Schussele ; lith. & printed in color at the Estab!

P.S. Duval's lithograhpic & color printing estab! Artizans Building Ra...

Print shows a design for an advertisement for P.S. Duval's lithographic establishment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed as an illuminated manuscript leaf with large ornamental initial letter "D" showing a... more

Dear Sir: I take the liberty to invite you to my land sale, in Bostonville, (in the Town of Needham,) which will take place on the 10th inst at One o'clock P. M ... Enclosed is a free pass. Daniel Ayer ... Monday, Oct. 10, 1853.

Dear Sir: I take the liberty to invite you to my land sale, in Bostonv...

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 61, Folder 22.

Boston investigator. ... Extra. Boston, April 1855. Dear Sir- We wish to make an effort to increase the circulation of the Boston investigator, and believing you to be willing to assist in the work, we take the liberty to forward you our prospec

Boston investigator. ... Extra. Boston, April 1855. Dear Sir- We wish ...

Handwritten on verso: 1855. 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 62, Folder 2b.

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... more

Fillmore Schottisch

Fillmore Schottisch

An emblematic illustrated cover for a piece of Millard Fillmore campaign music, composed by Frederic Southgate and copyrighted in 1856. The figure of Columbia or Liberty, surrounded by clouds and an oval frame,... more

Ode to liberty. Cordially dedicated to all the human race

Ode to liberty. Cordially dedicated to all the human race

A sheet music cover, illustrated with the personification of Liberty in the form of the helmeted goddess Minerva. Her helmet is adorned with a laurel wreath and four large plumes. With her left arm she support... more

"God and liberty" "Soldiers, you are Frenchmen, and France is free. You are called on to vote for or against the Emperor. Of course every soldier has a rigth to vote exactly as he pleases but it is only fair to inform you, that should any one vo

"God and liberty" "Soldiers, you are Frenchmen, and France is free. Yo...

On verso, copy 1: 39; May 16 57. 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; Portfo... more

Our land a national song

Our land a national song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song by George W. Babcock (Thomas Comer, composer) and dedicated to Samuel R. Spinney, Esq. The design shows Columbia or American Liberty (center) wearing a gorgon's head... more

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