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Carte du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis dix lieues audessus de la Nouvelle Orleans jusqu'à son embouchure ou sont marquées les habitations formées, et les terrains concedez [i.e. concédés], auxquels on n'a pas travaille.

Carte du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis dix lieues audessus de la No...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows the lower Mississippi River from the vicinity of New Orleans to its mouth, east portion of lake Pontchartrain, and estuaries. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map in 2 sections mounte... more

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituated at ye entrance of Cartagena Harbour or Boca-Chica with ye parts adjacent and also of the attacks made against the said forts /

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituat...

In lower margin: To his grace Iohn Duke of Montagu, this plan is most humbly dedicated by his graces, most dutifull & most obedient servant, Iohn Thomas. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and waterco... more

Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauvage jusqu'au dessous du Detour aux Angloix, des lacs Pontchartrain & Maurepas & des rivières & bayouc qui y aboutissent /

Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauv...

Shows the Mississippi River in the vicinity of New Orleans from Colapissas to English Turn, lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, location of Native American settlements, fortifications, and natural features. Pen-a... more

Embouchures du fleuve St. Louis ou Mississipi. 1763.

Embouchures du fleuve St. Louis ou Mississipi. 1763.

Scale ca. 1:13,200. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I. No. 44." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 776 Available al... more

Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis,

Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Mic...

Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... more

Five hundred pounds reward. [For the capture of the Viginia built pilot boat St. Louis which has be seized and carried off by her crew] [Signed] Anthony Marmajou. Philadelphia 16th July 1778. Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, in Market-stree

Five hundred pounds reward. [For the capture of the Viginia built pilo...

Positive Photostat.; Printed in French and English.; Title.; Evans 15877. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... more

Dédiée a Monsieur Coustard de Massi, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de St. Louis, Lieutenant de Nosseigneurs les Maréchaux de France. Vue perspective du nouveau batiment de l'hopital des enfants trouvés de cette ville avec la demonstration de l'aerostat élevé dans le jardin de cette maison le 14 juin 1784.

Dédiée a Monsieur Coustard de Massi, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Mil...

Print shows "Le Suffren," the balloon of Anne-Pierre Coustard de Massy and R.P. Mouchet, ascending from Nantes, France. (Source: Le Temps des Ballons, www.perso.wanadoo.fr.)

Pennsylvania ss. By the President and the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A proclamation [Offering a reward of three hundred pounds for the apprehension of the three persons who robbed Thomas Leaming of a sum of mo

Pennsylvania ss. By the President and the Supreme Executive Council of...

Imprint 3.; Proclamation.; Evans 18687. 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 146, Folder 25.

[Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River].

[Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to M...

Date from accompanying text. Relief shown by symbols for "Black Mountains" or Black Hills. Some place names in both English and French. Based on surveys up to the Mandan-Hidatsa villages by James Mackay and Joh... more

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor, "unrequivocally in favor of the President's policy proclamation, arming of negroes, and all." and the next morning the Missouri Democrat joyfully declared that "St. Louis is

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor...

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 71, Folder 23.

St. Louis Mo. St. Louis, C. Witter [18--?].

St. Louis Mo. St. Louis, C. Witter [18--?].

Panoramic view of St. Louis from the river, with other illustrations bordering a blank center area. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full tex... more

Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue /

Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue /

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

[Lewis and Clark map, with annotations in brown ink by Meriwether Lewis, tracing showing the Mississippi, the Missouri for a short distance above Kansas, Lakes Michigan, Superior, and Winnipeg, and the country onwards to the Pacific].

[Lewis and Clark map, with annotations in brown ink by Meriwether Lewi...

Pen and ink. Author information provided by Prof. Donald Jackson, 1/12/1977. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. See also: pp. 97-103 of Allen's Passage through the garden... more

[Mississippi river, with Ohio, Rock, Iowa River de Moins, Missouri, White, and Arkansas rivers, and part of the Red River].

[Mississippi river, with Ohio, Rock, Iowa River de Moins, Missouri, Wh...

Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. Includes 7 "Indian boundary lines." In lower left corner in pencil: 91. On verso: Transferred from Interior Department, Office of Indian Affairs. Jan. ... more

U.S. Reports: Willing v. The United States, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) xxxiv (1807)

U.S. Reports: Willing v. The United States, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) xxxiv (18...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; October Term, 1807; Willing et al. versus The United States.

A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the hitherto unexplored countries, lying between the River La Platte of the Missouri on the N., and the Red River on the S., the Mississippi east, and the mountains of Mexico west, with a part of New Mexico & the Province of Texas /

A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the hitherto...

Scale ca. 1:2,450,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "Plate II." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory depicted differently from other copies (42nd and 49th parallels) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

A map of Mexico, Louisiana, and the Missouri Territory : including also the state of Mississippi, Alabama Territory, East and West Florida, Georgia, South Carolina & part of the Island of Cuba /

A map of Mexico, Louisiana, and the Missouri Territory : including als...

Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes, ill., and tables of coordinates and other statistical data. Imperfect: Backed... more

Map of "countries bordering on the Mississippi and Missouri", in Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Journal of a tour...of Missouri, London, Printed for Sir R. Philips & Co., 1821

Map of "countries bordering on the Mississippi and Missouri", in Henry...

Illus. in: Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Journal of a tour...of Missouri, London, Printed for Sir R. Philips & Co., 1821. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card traci... more

Essai sur la danse, antique et moderne ...

Essai sur la danse, antique et moderne ...

All of Mme. Voiart's manual is devoted to the history of dance. Quoting heavily from many previously published materials, including a number of travelogues, this book discusses the origins of dance and devotes ... more

Tivoli. Le dimanche 22 aout, 1824, grand fete extraordinaire a l'occasion de la Saint-Louis. Ascension en balon, par M. Margat ...

Tivoli. Le dimanche 22 aout, 1824, grand fete extraordinaire a l'occas...

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Jean Margat, August 22, 1824, Tivoli, Paris, at a festival on the occasion of St. Louis Day. Text indicates Margat will stand on an oblong platform below a ... more

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Chester County auxiliary colonization society, I enclose their address, together with a copy of the constitution ... West Chester, Pa. 12th Mo 10th, 1827.

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Cheste...

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 153, Folder 3a.

U.S. Reports: Craig et al. vs. The State of Missouri, 29 U.S. (4 Pet.) 410 (1830)

U.S. Reports: Craig et al. vs. The State of Missouri, 29 U.S. (4 Pet.)...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 29; Peters Volume 4; January Term, 1830; Hiram Craig, John Moore and Ephraim Moore vs. The State of Missouri

St. Louis skating rink waltz

St. Louis skating rink waltz

LOT subdivision subject: Sports Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Published by Compton & Doan. Lithograph by Studley & Co. Date not recorded on caption card or item. Date bas... more

U.S. Reports: Soulard and others vs. The United States, 29 U.S. (4 Pet.) 511 (1830)

U.S. Reports: Soulard and others vs. The United States, 29 U.S. (4 Pet...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 29; Peters Volume 4; January Term, 1830; Julie Soulard, Widow, and others, Appellants vs. The United States John T. Smith, Appellant vs. The United States

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the  Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad nat ; L. Weber & Beyer sc.

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad ...

Illustration shows buildings, paddocks, settlers, ox cart and Indians at Bellvue, Major John Dougherty's trading post on the Missouri River. Title from item. Title also in French and German. Illus. in: Voyage d... more

U.S. Reports: Strother v. Lucas, 31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 763 (1832)

U.S. Reports: Strother v. Lucas, 31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 763 (1832)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 31; Peters Volume 6; January Term, 1832; Daniel F. Strother, Plaintiff in Error v. John B.C. Lucas, Defendant in Error

U.S. Reports: Sampetreac and Stewart v. United States, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 222 (1833)

U.S. Reports: Sampetreac and Stewart v. United States, 32 U.S. (7 Pet....

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 32; Peters Volume 7; January Term, 1833; Bernardo Sampetreac and Joseph Stewart, Appellants v. the United States, Appellees

U.S. Reports: Byrne v. the State of Missouri, 33 U.S. (8 Pet.) 40 (1834)

U.S. Reports: Byrne v. the State of Missouri, 33 U.S. (8 Pet.) 40 (183...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 33; Peters Volume 8; January Term, 1834; Morgan Byrne, Plaintiff in Error v. the State of Missouri

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

U.S. Reports: Robinson v. Noble's Administrators, 33 U.S. (8 Pet.) 181 (1834)

U.S. Reports: Robinson v. Noble's Administrators, 33 U.S. (8 Pet.) 181...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 33; Peters Volume 8; January Term, 1834; William Robinson, Jun., Plaintiff in Error v. William Noble's Administrators

U.S. Reports: Chouteau's Heirs v. the United States (No. 2), 34 U.S. (9 Pet.) 147 (1835)

U.S. Reports: Chouteau's Heirs v. the United States (No. 2), 34 U.S. (...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 34; Peters Volume 9; January Term, 1835; Auguste Chouteau's Heirs, Appellants v. the United States

U.S. Reports: Delassus v. the United States, 34 U.S. (9 Pet.) 117 (1835)

U.S. Reports: Delassus v. the United States, 34 U.S. (9 Pet.) 117 (183...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 34; Peters Volume 9; January Term, 1835; Charles Dehault Delassus, Appellant v. the United States

Map showing the lands assigned to emigrant Indians west of Arkansas and Missouri.

Map showing the lands assigned to emigrant Indians west of Arkansas an...

From: [Documents concerning Col. Henry Dodge's expedition to the Rocky Mountains], House Document 181, 24th Cong., 1st session, 1835-36, serial 289. LC Many nations, 200 Exhibition: Indians of North America, Li... more

A map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Mississippi River to the forty sixth degree of north latitude from personal observation made in the autumn of 1835 and recent authentic documents /

A map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Mi...

Accompanied by: Geological report of an examination made in 1834 of the elevated country between the Missouri and Red rivers / by G.W. Featherstonhaugh. Washington : Printed by Gales and Seaton, 1835. (97 p., [... more

U.S. Reports: Mackey v. The United States, 35 U.S. (10 Pet.) 340 (1836)

U.S. Reports: Mackey v. The United States, 35 U.S. (10 Pet.) 340 (1836...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 35; Peters Volume 10; January Term, 1836; Sabella Mackey Widow, John Zenon Mackey and Others, Heirs of James Mackey, Appellants v. the United States

U.S. Reports: Smith v. The United States, 35 U.S. (10 Pet.) 326 (1836)

U.S. Reports: Smith v. The United States, 35 U.S. (10 Pet.) 326 (1836)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 35; Peters Volume 10; January Term, 1836; John Smith, T., Appellant v. The United States

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

A satire attributing the dire fiscal straits of the nation to Andrew Jackson's banking policies, with specific reference to recent bank failures in New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia. The artist blames th... more

6 cents. Humbug glory bank

6 cents. Humbug glory bank

Another mock bank note parodying the "shinplasters" of the 1837 panic. Such small-denomination notes were based on the division of the Spanish dollar, the dominant specie of the time. Hence they were issued in ... more

Fifty cents. Shin plaster

Fifty cents. Shin plaster

Another mock shinplaster (see also nos. 1837-9 and -10 above). Again the artist attributes the shortage of hard money to the successive monetary programs of presidents Jackson and Van Buren, particularly to the... more

Treasury note

Treasury note

A parody of the often worthless fractional currencies or "shinplasters" issued by banks, businesses, and municipalities in lieu of coin. These fractional notes proliferated during the Panic of 1837 with the eme... more

U.S. Reports: Choteau v. Marguerite, 37 U.S. (12 Pet.) 507 (1838)

U.S. Reports: Choteau v. Marguerite, 37 U.S. (12 Pet.) 507 (1838)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 37; Peters Volume 12; January Term, 1838; Pierre Choteau, Senior v. Marguerite, a Woman of Colour, Defendant

U.S. Reports: Strother v. Lucas, 37 U.S. (12 Pet.) 410 (1838)

U.S. Reports: Strother v. Lucas, 37 U.S. (12 Pet.) 410 (1838)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 37; Peters Volume 12; January Term, 1838; Daniel F. Strother v. John B. C. Lucas, Defendant

Fort Clark am Missouri (Februar 1834)  : sur la Missouri (février 1834) = on the Missouri (February 1834)

Fort Clark am Missouri (Februar 1834) : sur la Missouri (février 1834...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Illus from: Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834 / von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied. Coblenz : J. Hoelscher, 1839-41, tab. 36. D... more

U.S. Reports: Bagnell et al. vs. Broderick, 38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 436 (1839)

U.S. Reports: Bagnell et al. vs. Broderick, 38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 436 (183...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 38; Peters Volume 13; January Term, 1839; Carey Bagnell and the Executors of Morgan Byrne vs. George W. Broderick

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Rollet sc.

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Ro...

Mandan Indians using two dogs to drag a toboggan on the frozen Missouri River. Illus. in: Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834 / von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied. Coblenz : J. Hoelscher, 183... more

North Bend game cock

North Bend game cock

A Whig campaign print glorifying presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The title derives from the candidate's farm on the North Bend of the Ohio River. The game cock has a dual significance: as an all... more

A political movement

A political movement

The artist forecasts with obvious relish the ouster of Van Buren and his cronies from office by William Henry Harrison. Van Buren is shown leaving Washington in a large cart drawn by supporters (left to right) ... more

Full tilt for the Capitol

Full tilt for the Capitol

The artist envisions public repudiation of Democratic hard-money policies, and the triumph of administration opponent Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, a conservative Democrat. Tallmadge, on horseback and armed with a l... more

Lawless burning of men by the many

Lawless burning of men by the many

Print shows a Black man named McIntosh, who had stabbed an officer that had arrested him, tied to a tree and being burned, St. Louis, Mo., April 28, 1896; and text. Illus. in: Anti-Slavery Almanac, 1840, p. 23.... more

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with ...

Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with p...

Outline map showing major drainage, some relief by hachures, state boundaries, canals, and important place names. Finished and proposed railroads are indicated.

Military despotism! Arbitrary arrest of a judge [Regarding Andrew Jackson and Dominick A. Hall] During the session of Congress in 842, Senator Linn of Mo. introduced the bill for refunding the money to Jackson, with interest, amounting to {dolla

Military despotism! Arbitrary arrest of a judge [Regarding Andrew Jack...

Jackson, Andrew.; Hall, Dominick A. 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; Portf... more

Notice. The undersigned, having chartered the steam-boat Eagle for the purpose of accommodating all the citizens of Alton and the vicinity, who may wish to see the murderers hung at St. Louis, on the 9th day of  July next, would inform the publi

Notice. The undersigned, having chartered the steam-boat Eagle for the...

Title.; Pinckard, P. M.; 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 5.

$500 reward!! Whereas the clerk's office of the steamboat Patrick Henry, on her late voyage from Louisville to St. Louis, was broken open, and two packages stolen, containing $4,900 ... This is therefore to offer the above reward o

$500 reward!! Whereas the clerk's office of the steamboat Patrick Henr...

Reward.; 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 16.

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, the 30th of Sepember, five Negro slaves

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, th...

Reward offered by Wm. Russell for apprehension of the slaves, St. Louis, 1 Oct. 1847. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI;... more

Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, together with the other principal lines in the eastern, middle & western states; prepared under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, Ch. Engr. B. & O. R.R.

Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, toget...

Map covers area from Portland, Maine, to Norfolk, Va., and west to the Mississippi River. Scale 1:2,471,040. LC Railroad maps, 74 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Libr... more

U.S. Reports: Walsh v. United States, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 28 (1843)

U.S. Reports: Walsh v. United States, 42 U.S. (1 How.) 28 (1843)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 42; Howard Volume 1; January Term, 1843; Joseph W. Walsh, Administrator of William Rector, deceased, v. The United States

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralter [sic], Aug. 26th, 1843 To Captn. Sir George Sartorius and the Officers of the H.M.S. Malabar--this print is respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant, Edmund Fry / / drawn by E. Duncan, from a sketch made on the spot by Lieut. G.P. Mands, T.G. Dutton lith.; Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralte...

Crew of H.M.S. Malabar (foreground, left) watch as USS Missouri explodes and burns in the distance from accidental fire after completing first trans-Atlantic voyage of a U.S. steam powered ship the day prior.

[Xavier Donald MacLeod, half-length portrait, nearly facing front, with mustache and spectacles]

[Xavier Donald MacLeod, half-length portrait, nearly facing front, wit...

Author, teacher, editor of the St. Louis Leader. Alternative identification: McLoud. Scratched on back of plate: Mc-Loud. Written in ink on back of plate: 434. Identification from engraving by Capewell & Kimmel... more

U.S. Reports: Stoddard et al. v. Chambers, 43 U.S. (2 How) 284 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Stoddard et al. v. Chambers, 43 U.S. (2 How) 284 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Simeon Stoddard, Curtis Stoddard, Daniel Stoddard, Anthony Stoddard, William Stoddard, Joseph Bunnell and Lucy his wife, Jonas Foster an... more

Jefferson City E. Sachse del

Jefferson City E. Sachse del

Drawing shows a scene near the waterfront with a capitol building atop a hill next to the Missouri River where a steamboat approaches the shore; shows other buildings along the waterfront and, in the foreground... more

U.S. Reports: Chouteau v. Eckhart, 43 U.S. (2 How) 344 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Chouteau v. Eckhart, 43 U.S. (2 How) 344 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Pierre Chouteau, Sen., Plaintiff in error, v. William Eckhart

U.S. Reports: Camden v. Doremus et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 515 (1845)

U.S. Reports: Camden v. Doremus et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 515 (1845)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; John B. Camden, Plaintiff in Error, v. Thomas C. Doremus, Cornelius R. Suydam, James Suydam, and John M. Nixon, Defendants in Error

U.S. Reports: Mackay et al. v. Dillon, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 421 (1846)

U.S. Reports: Mackay et al. v. Dillon, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 421 (1846)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 45; Howard Volume 4; January Term, 1846; Isabella L. Mackay, Executrix of James Mackay, Zeno Mackay, George Anthony Mackay, James Bennett Mackay, Reuben-Coleman and Eliza Lucy, ... more

U.S. Reports: Les Bois v. Bramell, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 449 (1846)

U.S. Reports: Les Bois v. Bramell, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 449 (1846)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 45; Howard Volume 4; January Term, 1846; Marie Nicolle Les Bois, Plaintiff in Error, v. Samuel Bramell, Defendant

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

A gloomy view of the effects of the Polk administration's Tariff of 1846. The artist echoes Whig condemnation of the measure as adverse to American trade. A funeral cortege, composed of administration supporter... more

The Democratic funeral of 1848

The Democratic funeral of 1848

Foreseeing political death for the Democrats in the election, the artist imagines a funeral of the party's standard-bearers with a procession of the faithful. Democratic senators (left to right) Sam Houston of ... more

Map and view of St. Louis, Mo.

Map and view of St. Louis, Mo.

Includes illus. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 438 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

Cass & his cabinet in 1849

Cass & his cabinet in 1849

The satire imputes to the Democrats of 1848, led by candidate Lewis Cass, the corrupt practices of the Van Buren-era party. The artist also criticizes Whig repudiation of stalwart party leader Henry Clay in fav... more

U.S. Reports: Missouri v. Iowa., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 660 (1849)

U.S. Reports: Missouri v. Iowa., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 660 (1849)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 48; Howard Volume 7; January Term, 1849; The State of Missouri, Complainant, v. The State of Iowa, Respondent. The State of Iowa, Complainant, v. The State of Missouri, Responde... more

Republican extra--- St. Louis, March 5, 5. P. M. President Taylor's inaugural address. Washington, Monday, March 5, 1839 [i. e. 1849] [St. Louis, 1849].

Republican extra--- St. Louis, March 5, 5. P. M. President Taylor's in...

0675 E 7 D 45.; $15.00.; On verso: 06755, .7245. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio ... more

U.S. Reports: United States v. Boisdore's Heirs, 49 U.S. (8 How.) 113 (1850)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Boisdore's Heirs, 49 U.S. (8 How.) 113 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 49; Howard Volume 8; January Term, 1850; The United States, Appellants, v. The Heirs of Boisdore. Same, Appellants, v. The Heirs of Powers. Same, Appellants, v. The Heirs of Turner.

U.S. Reports: Mills v. Stoddard et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 345 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Mills v. Stoddard et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 345 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 49; Howard Volume 8; January Term, 1850; Adam L. Mills, Plaintiff in error, v. Simon Stoddard, a Citizen of Indiana, Curtis Stoddard and Daniel Stoddard, Citizens of Ohio, Josep... more

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

The upper Mississippi and Missouri /

The upper Mississippi and Missouri /

Covers the northwestern United States and western Canada. Relief shown pictorially. French. Title and notes in English. Traced by J.G. Kohl from the original map: Idee topographique des huts de Mississipi et du... more

U.S. Reports: Menard's Heirs v. Massey, 49 U.S. (8 How.) 293 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Menard's Heirs v. Massey, 49 U.S. (8 How.) 293 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 49; Howard Volume 8; January Term, 1850; Amedee Menard's Heirs, Plaintiffs in error, v. Samuel Massey.

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Broadsheet advertisement for the Laflin Powder Company, Saugerties, New York, manufacturers of gunpowder, with "Offices [at] 29 Water St. cor. of Olive St. St. Louis Mo. and 79 South Water St. Chicago, Ill." sh... more

An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. English. Some place names in Blackfoot. Copied from a map in the London archives of the Hudson Bay Company. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... more

U.S. Reports: Missouri v. Iowa, 51 U.S. (10 How.) 1 (1851)

U.S. Reports: Missouri v. Iowa, 51 U.S. (10 How.) 1 (1851)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 51; Howard Volume 10; December Term, 1850; State of Missouri, Complainant, v. The State of Iowa, Respondent, - Original Bill, The/State of Iowa, Complainant, v. The State of Mis... more

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Lo...

"The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."

U.S. Reports: Landes v. Brant, 51 U.S. (10 How.) 348 (1851)

U.S. Reports: Landes v. Brant, 51 U.S. (10 How.) 348 (1851)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 51; Howard Volume 10; December Term, 1850; Isaac Landes, Plaintiff in error, v. Joshua B. Brant

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possession of the Mercantile Library Association

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possess...

Print shows a side paddle wheel steamer named the "St. Louis" headed up the Mississippi River under steam, with a view of the Saint Louis waterfront in the background. Title from item. Based on an original oil ... more

Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate. 17th April 1850

Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate. 17th April 1850

A somewhat tongue-in-cheek dramatization of the moment during the heated debate in the Senate over the admission of California as a free state when Mississippi senator Henry S. Foote drew a pistol on Thomas Har... more

Colton's new map of Missouri : compiled from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources

Colton's new map of Missouri : compiled from the U.S. Surveys and othe...

Map shows Missouri with county borders and also parts of Nebraska and Indian Territory, colored by counties; shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, post offices, and many other details. Table shows population n... more

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast wor...

Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of... more

The sad parting between two old friends

The sad parting between two old friends

Senators Thomas Hart Benton and Henry S. Foote are paired here in a facetious farewell scene, as Benton departs the "Shop of the Senate." In reality Benton lost his Senate seat in a January 1851 election, large... more

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Porche, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 426 (1852)

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Porche, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 426 (1852...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 53; Howard Volume 12; December Term, 1851; The United States, Appellants, v. Alexis Porche

New map of the state of Missouri

New map of the state of Missouri

Shows parts of adjoining states and counties, townships, and transportation routes. Colored by county. Number "33" in lower right margin of map. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by Thomas,... more

Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississippi & Missouri railroads; with their connections to New York.

Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississipp...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'" Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC Railroad... more

A dish of "black turtle"

A dish of "black turtle"

The cartoonist mocks the opportunism evident in Winfield Scott's endorsement of both the abolitionist cause and the Missouri Compromise. Scott, in military uniform, is seated at a table with a plate of soup be... more

The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The artist parodies recent outbreaks of violence in Congress, and offers a pointed comparison between the elevated rhetorical sparring in the Senate and a more physical brand of combat in the House of Represent... more

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary ...

Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only t... more

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