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By His Excellency Richard Earl of Bellomont Captain General and Governour in Chief of His Majesties Province of New York ... A proclamation Whereas in the moneth of November last past, one Henry Munden, commander of a merchant ship, called The J

By His Excellency Richard Earl of Bellomont Captain General and Govern...

Evans 942.; On verso: 666 II. P.R.O., July 26, 1700, Cal. 1700, No. 666 II., Evans 942. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. ... more

Merchant of Venice, Act 4, Sc. 4 / H. Fuseli, del. ; I. Neagle, sct.

Merchant of Venice, Act 4, Sc. 4 / H. Fuseli, del. ; I. Neagle, sct.

Scene from William Shakespeare play, with Bass saying, "Why dost thou whet they knife ...?" and Shylock saying, "To cut the forfeiture from that bankrupt thee."

United States, Pennsylvania District ss. By virtue of a writ of venditioni exponas, to me directed will be sold by public vendue, at the Merchant's Coffee-House, in the city of Philadelphia, on Monday, the 31st of March, instant at seven o'clock

United States, Pennsylvania District ss. By virtue of a writ of vendit...

Imprint 3.; Public auction. 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 151, Folder 1.

[Philadelphia Merchant's Exchange]

[Philadelphia Merchant's Exchange]

Drawing showing exchange building with surrounding streets and buildings; streets are filled with pedestrians, horse-drawn omnibuses, and soldiers in formation.

J. L. Roberts, merchant tailor, has just returned from Philadelphia, where he has purchased a stock of cloths, &c ... Alton, October 1841. "Telegraph" --- Alton.

J. L. Roberts, merchant tailor, has just returned from Philadelphia, w...

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 17, Folder 13.

To the Honorable Senate and House of representatives of the United States in Congress assembled: The memorial of the undersigned, of Providence, in the State of Rhode Island, merchant, respectfully sheweth, that he preferred his certain petition

To the Honorable Senate and House of representatives of the United Sta...

Gift Margaret W. Cushing 1-26-38.; Rec. 9-13-46.; On verso: {stamp} Gift Margaret W. Cushing Jan. 26, 1938. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as... more

Stocks by auction. This day, Friday April 16, 1858. at 12.5 o'clock, at Merchant Exchange reading room. payable and transferable at G. V. Hall's 76 State Street, on Monday next ... Hall & Co. Auctioneers. 29 India Street.

Stocks by auction. This day, Friday April 16, 1858. at 12.5 o'clock, a...

Title. 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 63, Folder 10.

Clothing. J. W. Smith & Co. merchant tailors and clothers, Dock Square, corner of Elm Street Boston. Our stock of ready-made clothing is large, fresh, fashionable ... B.F. Allen, engraver and printer [1858].

Clothing. J. W. Smith & Co. merchant tailors and clothers, Dock Square...

Handwritten on verso: 1858. 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 63, Folder 25.

[Eldad Holmes, New York City merchant, half-length portrait, seated holding a telescope(?), facing right]

[Eldad Holmes, New York City merchant, half-length portrait, seated ho...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

The dollar bill issued by the Merchant's Bank of Trenton, November 20th, 1861, is recorded in D. C. Wismer's "Obsolete Paper Money With Portrait of Lincoln.

The dollar bill issued by the Merchant's Bank of Trenton, November 20t...

Accompanying typed manuscript claims it is the earliest dated bill to be ornamented with the Lincoln lineaments. Handwritten note to bottom of manuscript indicates there is a bill earlier than that dates August 10, 1861.

[Studio portraits of a Japanese officer (yaconin) with wife and son, a woman, a child in antique armor, and a merchant's daughter]

[Studio portraits of a Japanese officer (yaconin) with wife and son, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "A Japanese officer (yaconin) wife and son" (upper left); "Japanese girl in everyday costume" (upper right); "Ancient style of armour" (lower left); an... more

[Studio portraits of a Japanese merchant in winter dress, a woman in winter dress, a wrestler wearing an apron, and a courier with a document on a slotted pole]

[Studio portraits of a Japanese merchant in winter dress, a woman in w...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Merchant in winter dress" (upper left); "Female winter dress" (upper right); "Wrestler with apron - prize awarded by Prince of Satsuma" (lower left); ... more

[Studio portraits of a Japanese merchant, a water carrier, a high priest and his attendant,  and a woman with a child]

[Studio portraits of a Japanese merchant, a water carrier, a high prie...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Native merchant" (upper left); "Water carrier" (upper right); "A Japanese high priest and his attendant" (lower left); and "Japanese woman and child"... more

[Studio portraits of  a Japanese fishmonger, a lancer, a doctor and the daughter of a merchant]

[Studio portraits of a Japanese fishmonger, a lancer, a doctor and th...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Fishmonger" (upper left); "Japanese lancer" (upper right)"; "The Japanese doctor, in outdoor costume" (lower left); and [no caption] (lower right). C... more

To the Friends of Union and reform. The undersigned would earnestly call your attention to the following note received from a prominent merchant of Boston, in regard to the publications and labors of the "Workingmen's Democratic Republican Assoc

To the Friends of Union and reform. The undersigned would earnestly ca...

Gift Anthony H. Leviero. Mar. 7, 1949. 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 125, Folder 38.

[Exterior view of fish market with several people, shoppers and merchant(?), holding fish, also a porter with large bundle on his back, and a woman playing a shamisen]

[Exterior view of fish market with several people, shoppers and mercha...

Title devised by Library staff. No. 1996. Illus. in: Views & costumes of Japan by Stillfried & Andersen. Yokohama : Stillfried & Andersen, [ca. 1877, p. 20] In 1877 Stillfried & Andersen purchased Felice Beato'... more

[Exterior view of store on the corner of the street with merchandise along the street sides and three people, shoppers and merchant(?), and a ladder leaning against the roof on the right]

[Exterior view of store on the corner of the street with merchandise a...

Title devised by Library staff. No. 642. Illus. in: Views & costumes of Japan by Stillfried & Andersen. Yokohama : Stillfried & Andersen, [ca. 1877, p. 17] In 1877 Stillfried & Andersen purchased Felice Beato's... more

The merchant with his counting frame

The merchant with his counting frame

Drawing shows a merchant at his business place or office, with an abacus. Title from item. Unsigned, but probably by Kano, 1878. From "Trade & commerce; coins, etc." series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms... more

[View of the Merchant Marine Academy] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[View of the Merchant Marine Academy] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Consta...

Located on Heybeli (Halki) one of the Princes Islands near Istanbul. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 32. No. 382. In album: The Imperial Naval Academy and naval... more

[The Merchant Marine Academy on the island]

[The Merchant Marine Academy on the island]

The Merchant Marine Academy on Heybeli (formerly called Halki) one of the Princes Islands near Istanbul. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 12. In album: Ships, na... more

[The Commander of the Imperial Naval Academy, Tayyar Paşa and the students of the Merchant Marine Academy] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[The Commander of the Imperial Naval Academy, Tayyar Paşa and the stud...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 21. No. 391. In album: The Imperial Naval Academy and naval personnel, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abd... more

[The students of the Merchant Marine Academy]

[The students of the Merchant Marine Academy]

Two young men in uniform, standing, facing front. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 16. In album: Ships, naval schools and the Naval Fire Brigade, Istanbul and en... more

[Elias Hana Webb, Colorado merchant, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Elias Hana Webb, Colorado merchant, half-length portrait, facing fron...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Isaac Merchant, early settler, with family on porch of home, Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

Isaac Merchant, early settler, with family on porch of home, Broken Bo...

summary: Note: See Butcher's PIONEER HISTORY OF CUSTER COUNTY, NEBRASKA. original size: 6x8

[Gustav Spiess, German merchant, half-length portrait, facing right] / Wilh. Fechner, Berlin W., Potsdamer-Str. 134a.

[Gustav Spiess, German merchant, half-length portrait, facing right] /...

Title devised by Library staff. Written in ink on verso: Consul General Gustav Spiess; Hon. Gustav Spiess, Germany, Commissioner. Reference copy in BIOG FILE. Autobiographical statement is in the Supplemental B... more

Albert M. and Nancy Merchant Allee on their homestead near Victoria Springs,  Custer County, Nebraska.

Albert M. and Nancy Merchant Allee on their homestead near Victoria Sp...

summary: The child seated on her mother's lap is Fora M. Allee (b. 7 September 1889). original size: 6x8

A wealthy Indian merchant's home; man and woman at dining table served by turbanned natives

A wealthy Indian merchant's home; man and woman at dining table served...

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

An Indian merchant man standing

An Indian merchant man standing

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Colorado. A pioneer merchant

Colorado. A pioneer merchant

Title from item. Title on inventory list: A pioneer merchant. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51050". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available ... more

Unloading oysters from merchant boat and wheeling into shucking room, oyster house, Baltimore, Md., U.S.A.

Unloading oysters from merchant boat and wheeling into shucking room, ...

Stereo copyrighted by the Keystone View Co. No. 6880. Title from item. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Ind. Shellfish; Wharves; Boats; Ph. Ind.; African Americans.

California St., to Fairmount Hotel, great Merchant's Exchange on left, San Francisco disaster, U.S.A.

California St., to Fairmount Hotel, great Merchant's Exchange on left,...

Stereograph showing ruins following the earthquake and fire in San Francisco, 1906, with men and women walking along the center of California Street. H79780 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 8722. Copyright by H.C. Wh... more

Col. Roosevelt on bridge of the Queen Maud during voyage from Elsimore to Copenhagen, talking with Aml [i.e. Admiral?] Richelieu, head of merchant marine of Norway

Col. Roosevelt on bridge of the Queen Maud during voyage from Elsimore...

Title from item. Copyright by American Press Association, N.Y.

Col. Roosevelt on bridge of Queen Maud during voyage from Elsimore to Copenhagen, talking with Richelieu, head of merchant marine of Norway

Col. Roosevelt on bridge of Queen Maud during voyage from Elsimore to ...

Photograph showing President Theodore Roosevelt talking with man aboard ship.

Our merchant marine, the Rip Van Winkle of the sea / Kep.

Our merchant marine, the Rip Van Winkle of the sea / Kep.

Illustration shows Rip Van Winkle, his beard long and his clothes tattered, asleep near an abandoned ship building yard, an overturned jug labeled "High Protective Tariff" at his side and a sign behind him that... more

Deutchland [i.e., Deutschland, German merchant submarine]

Deutchland [i.e., Deutschland, German merchant submarine]

Photo shows sup in quarantine areaon the morning of July 10, 1916, Baltimore, Maryland (Source: D. Messimer, 2013)

Chester Pa. The war achievements of the American Red Cross were again accorded official recognition when a 9000 ton merchant ship was launched at the yard of the Merchant Shipbuilding Corp. Amcross is the cable code address of the ARC. Acclaimed by the cheers of the men who built her, the Amcross takes the water cleanly. Within three weeks she will be actively engaged in the transatlantic cargo trade

Chester Pa. The war achievements of the American Red Cross were again ...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC, J.E. Green, Chester. Group title: General U.S. 1 December 1919 [date receive... more

The merchant was unable to think of excuses fast enough

The merchant was unable to think of excuses fast enough

(DLC/PP-1939:0060). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Bumbleton Folk" by Claude Callan, Ladies Home journal, 38:171 (Oct. 1921).

When the Bumbleton merchant employed a woman clerk, his wife didn't say anything

When the Bumbleton merchant employed a woman clerk, his wife didn't sa...

(DLC/PP-1939:0060). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Bumbleton Folk" by Claude Callan, Ladies home journal, 38:171 (Oct. 1921).

[Bernard F. Gimbel, merchant, standing, full-length with wife] / photo. by Bain News Service, New York.

[Bernard F. Gimbel, merchant, standing, full-length with wife] / photo...

Bernard F. Gimbel and wife, full length, standing on deck of ship. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

The United States Maritime Service offers practical training courses for licensed and unlicensed men of the American Merchant Marine / Burroughs ; Halls.

The United States Maritime Service offers practical training courses f...

Poster for the United States Maritime Service offering training courses to members of the American Merchant Marine. Caption continues: For information apply to: U.S. Maritime Service, Washington, D.C., U.S. Coa... more

The United States Maritime Service offers practical training courses for licensed and unlicensed men of the American Merchant Marine / Halls.

The United States Maritime Service offers practical training courses f...

Poster for the United States Maritime Service offering training courses to members of the American Merchant Marine, showing ship being escorted by tugboats. Caption continues: For information apply to: U.S. Mar... more

American Merchant Seamen increase your professional knowledge and skill in the United States Maritime Service / Halls ; Plattner.

American Merchant Seamen increase your professional knowledge and skil...

Poster for the United States Maritime Service offering training courses to members of the American Merchant Marine. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Caption continues: For information apply to: U.S. Maritime... more

Doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief agree...these books are too good to miss! / I.K.

Doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief agree...these books are too good to mi...

Poster promoting reading, showing a doctor, a lawyer, a merchant, and a Native American in headdress. Date hand-written on verso: 12/31/40. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

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