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An elegiack tribute to the sacred dust of the Reverend and worthy Mr. Seaborn Cotton pastour of the Church of Christ at Hampton in New England: who was disharged from his work and office, to be admitted into Heaven, April 20th 1686. [Boston: Pri

An elegiack tribute to the sacred dust of the Reverend and worthy Mr. ...

Positive Photostat.; 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 33, Folder 13.

[Illus. from book concerning Justices of the Peace: t.p. of The Office...of a Justice of Peace]

[Illus. from book concerning Justices of the Peace: t.p. of The Office...

Illus. in: The Office...of a Justice of Peace, Williamsburg, Va., 1736, title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4616. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Kings a... more

Statute Hall, or The Modern Register Office

Statute Hall, or The Modern Register Office

Men and women touching each other, as registrar sits at desk.

Charles-Town, July 28, 1770. On Friday last was opened a Star-Chamber court, held by virtue of a commission lately received from Governor Bernard, and composed of one honest and virtuous man (happily obliged by his office to sit as President the

Charles-Town, July 28, 1770. On Friday last was opened a Star-Chamber ...

Imprint 2.; Stevensin, John. 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 37, Folder 9.

New-York Sept. 15, 1773. To the corporation. Gentlemen. The alacrity with which you began, and the indefatigable perfeverance of your body, to amove Alderman Blagg, one of the most respectable of your board, from the office of Alderman and Justi

New-York Sept. 15, 1773. To the corporation. Gentlemen. The alacrity w...

Imprint 2; Blagg, Alderman.; On verso: S; Sept 15, 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; Po... more

United States Congress, 1774-82, List of Dated Topics: "Resolution of Order," Maryland Affairs; Post Office, Admiralty, etc.

United States Congress, 1774-82, List of Dated Topics: "Resolution of ...

List of Dated Topics: "Resolution of Order," Maryland Affairs; Post Office, Admiralty, etc.

To the freemen and freeholders of the EastWard of the City of New York. Gentlemen, Having had the honor or serving you for three years last past in the office of an assistant, [again offering himself for the office.] [Signed Henry Brevoort. New-

To the freemen and freeholders of the EastWard of the City of New York...

On verso: S; Sept 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 37.

In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six. An act for establishing a naval office for ascertaining the fees. [Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1776].

In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six. A...

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 39, Folder 24.

To the freemen and freeholders of the East ward of the City of New-York. Friends and countrymen. The office of Alderman for this ward being vacant by the removal of David Matthews, Esq; who has been lately appointed mayor ... let us shew our gra

To the freemen and freeholders of the East ward of the City of New-Yor...

Imprint 2.; 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 109, Folder 1.

Port Royal in South Carolina : taken from surveys deposited at the Plantation Office /

Port Royal in South Carolina : taken from surveys deposited at the Pla...

Scale ca. 1:63,360. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "VII." "45." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1534 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, June 15, 1779. Whereas by the returns made into the Secretary's office from more than two thirds of the towns belonging to this State ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas and John Fleet, 177

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, June 15, ...

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

War office, Williamsburg. November 11, 1779. The appointment of a clothier having in some measure altered the arrangements of the clothing department in this state, the whole direction of which was vested in the commissary of stores it becomes n

War office, Williamsburg. November 11, 1779. The appointment of a clot...

Evans 16663. 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 178, Folder 29.

Office of Finance, Philadelphia, 12th December 1781. Proposals will be received in this office until the first day of February next, for the following contracts, to supply the rations deliverable by the United States, from the first day of April

Office of Finance, Philadelphia, 12th December 1781. Proposals will be...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 146, Folder 10.

Tit for tat, t'other side; or, bounceabout. [Boston] Sold at Edes's printing office in Cornhill [1782].

Tit for tat, t'other side; or, bounceabout. [Boston] Sold at Edes's pr...

Said to be written by Joseph Barrell, Esq. Ford No. 2341.; Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse.; Barrel, Joseph. Supposed author.; On verso: Ford 2341. 1782. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Treasury Department, 1783, Estimate of Loan Office Debt by State
Port of Philadelphia. Wardens Office, Philadelphia, 30th of April, 1785. Extract of an Act of the General Assembly, passed the first of April, 1784, entituled, "An Act for the further regulation of the Port of Philadelphia, and enlarging the pow

Port of Philadelphia. Wardens Office, Philadelphia, 30th of April, 178...

Title.; 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; Portfolio 146, Folder 40.

United States Treasury Board, 1788, Statement on Loan from the Netherlands; Foreign Office Budget, 1788 to 1790

United States Treasury Board, 1788, Statement on Loan from the Netherl...

Statement on Loan from the Netherlands; Foreign Office Budget, 1788 to 1790

--Affairs. The sweet prospect behind us, or The outs in office

--Affairs. The sweet prospect behind us, or The outs in office

Print shows rear views of the Prince of Wales, Maria Fitzherbert, Charles James Fox, Lord North, Edmund Burke, a prospective Lord Chancellor, and Richard B. Sheridan, with buttocks exposed, defecating. On the w... more

A recommendation from the convention of the Congregational ministers, at Boston, May 26, 1790 [That only properly qualified members of regular associations be asked to discharge the ministerial office.] Simeon Howard, moderator of the Convention

A recommendation from the convention of the Congregational ministers, ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford. 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 44, Folder 1.

Post Office, 1791, Mail Carrier Contracts
The commissioners appointed to execute the several acts of Congress, to provide more effectually for the settlement of the accounts between the United States, and the individual states. report. Office of the Commissioners of accounts. Philadelph

The commissioners appointed to execute the several acts of Congress, t...

On verso: Gift E.H. Sauer S. 18-1928. 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 219, Folder 13a.

(Circular.) Richmond. January 25, 1794. Gentlemen. It is essentially necessary that all vacancies in the office of Escheator, within this Commonwealth be filled up. I request you will be so good as to recommend to me, without delay, a fit person

(Circular.) Richmond. January 25, 1794. Gentlemen. It is essentially n...

Evans 28000. 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 11d.

(Circular.) Richmond. Supervisor's office. December 31, 1795. Gentlemen. In the course of examining the late revenue returns and accounts which have come into this office, it is found necessary to call your attention to several of your respectiv

(Circular.) Richmond. Supervisor's office. December 31, 1795. Gentleme...

Evans 29802.; On verso: 17 75 cents 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 11e.

Federalists, 1801, Table of Republican Department Heads and Office Holders

Federalists, 1801, Table of Republican Department Heads and Office Hol...

Table of Republican Department Heads and Office Holders

Jacobin modesty! Again the cry of Tory is raised against the Federalists by the modest Jacobins soit disant Republicans.- One would have thought, after President Jefferson had turned out of office James Watson an old Whig and soldier, to put in

Jacobin modesty! Again the cry of Tory is raised against the Federalis...

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 2d.

From the Office of the Mercantile Advertiser. Friday, November 27, 1801, 11 o'clock A. M. By the Ranger, Chamberlain, from London, arrived at Baltimore, bringing papers to the 12th of October. Preliminaries of peace. Preliminaries of peace betwe

From the Office of the Mercantile Advertiser. Friday, November 27, 180...

Imprint 2.; Preliminaries of peace.; On verso: 1541. 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

The president's message. Register Office. Salem, Saturday morning Dec. 25 1802. By an express conveyance, we were late last night in possession of the president's message to Congress. We feel gratified in the success of an arrangement, by which

The president's message. Register Office. Salem, Saturday morning Dec....

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 47, Folder 16.

Proclamation. Executive office. Columbus, Ohio, July 3, 1862. Fellow-citizens. Another appeal to your patriotism has become necessary. The enemies of our government, now assembled at Richmond in hostile array, largely outnumbered any disposable

Proclamation. Executive office. Columbus, Ohio, July 3, 1862. Fellow-c...

0403d23 13 N. 43.; Rec. R. B. 12-1-43.; On verso: 0403 C 23 13 N 43. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera C... more

Star Office. September 10. Annapolis. September 4. Mr. Green. As some of the opponents of Mr. Jefferson have not yet dropped the charge of inaction and timidity against him when governor of Virginia, you will oblige me by publishing in your next

Star Office. September 10. Annapolis. September 4. Mr. Green. As some ...

Jefferson, Thomas.; 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 29, Folder 7b.

Graduation of 17th Street West shewing the continuation of the War Office drain : [Washington D.C.] /

Graduation of 17th Street West shewing the continuation of the War Off...

Longitudinal section. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: 1804. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and cross-section of drain. Available also through the Library of Con... more

List of pensioners for the year 1804. [23 pensioners and allowances] S. Shepard, Auditor. Auditor's Office, 17th Jan. 1805. [Richmond, 1805].

List of pensioners for the year 1804. [23 pensioners and allowances] S...

Imprint 2.; On verso: 12 Pensioners 1804 50 cents 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

Post Office, July 20, 1806, Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Post Office, July 20, 1806, Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washingto...

Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Regulating and paving streets. Proposals in writing, will be received at the office of the street commissioner, in the City-Hall, until Thursday, the 6th of November, for the following purposes, viz ... [Signed] John S. Hunn, Street- Commissione

Regulating and paving streets. Proposals in writing, will be received ...

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 113, Folder 22.

Account of the arrival and departure of the mails, at and from the Post Office at Bethlehem ... George Huber, Postmaster, Bethlehem Post Office, May 1st, 1806. Easton. Printed by Christian Jacob Hutter. [1806].

Account of the arrival and departure of the mails, at and from the Pos...

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 151, Folder 2.

From the office of the Mercantile Advertiser, Sunday,  July 5th, 1807. By Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States of America, A proclamation, Washington City, July 2, 1807. During the wars which, for some time, have unhappily prevailed

From the office of the Mercantile Advertiser, Sunday, July 5th, 1807....

Imprint 2.; On verso: 1541. 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 27.

Secretary's office. Concord. January 20th, 1807. To the selectmen of the town of --Gentlemen, You are sensible of the duty imposed upon all the towns in this State, by the Act of the Legislature passed December 30th, 1803, entitled an "Act to ca

Secretary's office. Concord. January 20th, 1807. To the selectmen of t...

Imprint 2.; On verso, Copy 1: 800888. 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; Po... more

President's message to the Senate and House of representatives of the United States ... Th: Jefferson. November 8th, 1808. From the Gazette Office.

President's message to the Senate and House of representatives 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 227, Folder 21.

Glorious News. Office, Public advertiser. Sunday morning, April 22 1809. Important. Republicans! read and rejoice. The moderate and firm measures of our government have at lengh prevailed. Your Jefferson and your Madison have proved themselves w

Glorious News. Office, Public advertiser. Sunday morning, April 22 180...

On verso: 02 82011.5V. 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 36.

President's message. Herald office. Dec. 3, 9 o'clock. P. M. We this moment received by express a copy of the President's message- which we hasten to lay before the public. [Madison's first annual message Nov. 29, 1809] [Boston, 1809].

President's message. Herald office. Dec. 3, 9 o'clock. P. M. We this m...

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 48, Folder 23.

Office of the agents of trustees Bank of the United States. Charleston 27th August, 1811. Sir. On examination of the money in the vaults of this office, we have just discovered that we have been robbed, by some villain or villains, by means unkn

Office of the agents of trustees Bank of the United States. Charleston...

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 172, Folder 28a.

State of Kentucky. Adjutant-general's office - Frankfort, May 5th, 1812. General Orders, [Frankfort, 1812].

State of Kentucky. Adjutant-general's office - Frankfort, May 5th, 181...

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 21, Folder 36.

Schedule of monthly pay, subsistence and forage, of troops in actual service, agreeably to the acts of Congress in force on the 1st July, 1814 ... Accountant's office, Richmond, August 1st, 1814. the alterations made by the several late acts of

Schedule of monthly pay, subsistence and forage, of troops in actual s...

Title.; Imprint 2.; On verso , copy 1 : 8 1 00 ; on verso , copy 2 : Col. Jhon ambler 19 th Reg. T Richmond. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and ... more

The treaty of peace. Office of the Newburyport Herald, Feb. 21,- 4 P. M. ... Treaty of peace and amity between his Britannic majesty and the United States of America. Newburyport Mass. 1815.

The treaty of peace. Office of the Newburyport Herald, Feb. 21,- 4 P. ...

Imprint 2.; Title.; Treaty of peace and amity between his Britannic.; Majesty and the United States of America.; Handwritten on verso: 684. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: ... more

Treaty of peace signed and arrived. Newburyport Herald Office. Monday 3 o'clock, P. M. Newburyport 1815.

Treaty of peace signed and arrived. Newburyport Herald Office. Monday ...

Imprint 2.; 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 50, Folder 18.

To the public. Fellow Citizens. The subscriber is once more dragged before your tribunal from the duties of a laborious office, and left with no alternative but to submit facts. Major T. W. Smith ... preferred certain false and unfounded charged

To the public. Fellow Citizens. The subscriber is once more dragged be...

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 114, Folder 20.

"Glorious news from New Orleans! Splendid victory over the British forces! Essex Register office, Feb. 9..."

"Glorious news from New Orleans! Splendid victory over the British for...

Broadside announcing Jackson's victory at New Orleans, Jan. 8, 1815.

The society called Shakers, in Logan County, Ky. continue their fulling mill in operation ... John McComb, Saml. G. Whyte, Agents. South Union Jasper Springs. Sept. 12th, 1815. Russellville. Printed at the office of the ‘Weekly Messenger' [1815]

The society called Shakers, in Logan County, Ky. continue their fullin...

Imprint 3.; Shakers. 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 21, Folder 37.

Orders and regulations for the Port of New-York ... Harbour Master's Office. New York, May 20th, 1818. [New York] Birch & Kelley, Printers, No. 15 Rose-street [1818].

Orders and regulations for the Port of New-York ... Harbour Master's O...

Imprint 3.; Port of New York. 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 1... more

Auditor's office, December 22d, 1820. Dear Sir Agreeably to your request, I have prepared a list of the officers of Virginia, shewing their salaries as now fixed by law, and as they stood in 1814 ... James E. Health, Auditor. [To] Thomas Miller

Auditor's office, December 22d, 1820. Dear Sir Agreeably to your reque...

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 185, Folder 5.

Map of Mississippi : constructed from the surveys in the General Land Office and other documents /

Map of Mississippi : constructed from the surveys in the General Land ...

Prime meridian: London and Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress the 10th of September 1819." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Headquaters, New-Hampshire militia. Adjutant-general's office Concord, 182- The Governor and commander-in-chief has accepted the resignation of Captain of the company .... By His Excellency's command, [Signed in mss. Joseph Low] Adjutant & inspe

Headquaters, New-Hampshire militia. Adjutant-general's office Concord,...

Blank form of resignation filled in in nss for Nathaniel French and dated November, 1826.; On verso: Discharge from Military Duty, Bangor ME. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two form... more

Cotton Gins...the machine invented by Eli Whitney, for ginning cotton, politely sent to us from the U.S. Patent Office

Cotton Gins...the machine invented by Eli Whitney, for ginning cotton,...

Illus. in: American Farmer ..., v. 4. Baltimore, 1823, p. 380. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434 F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Farm machinery...; Cotton ... more

Voice of Maine! Office of the Independent statesman and Maine Republican ... At a meeting composed of most of the members of both branches of the Legislature of the State of Maine, holden at the Representatives' Chamber, in Portland, on the even

Voice of Maine! Office of the Independent statesman and Maine Republic...

Positive Photostat.; Adams J. G.; 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 26, Folder 25.

Mr. Buchanan's statement. Extract from Gen. Jackson's second letter ... Mr. Buchanan's statement to the Editor of the Lancaster Journal ... Lancaster, 8th August, 1827. Printed at the Office of the Wheeling Gazette [1827].

Mr. Buchanan's statement. Extract from Gen. Jackson's second letter .....

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 189, Folder 4.

A proclamation. Mayor's office, Washington Dec. 23, 1828. Whereas it has been too much the habit of idle and inconsiderable persons, on Christmas and New Year's day and Eve, to indulge firing off guns, pistols, squibs, and crackers, and burning

A proclamation. Mayor's office, Washington Dec. 23, 1828. Whereas it h...

Proclamation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 193, Folder 10.

Erie & junction canal directory; containing a list of the principal places on said canals, with their distance from each other, and from the several collectors' office. By Samuel W. Shepard, Little-Falls. Griffing's Press-1828.

Erie & junction canal directory; containing a list of the principal pl...

On verso: Erie Junction Canal Directory, Filed April 7, 1828. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

Map of Florida : constructed principally from authentic documents in the land office at Tallahassee /

Map of Florida : constructed principally from authentic documents in t...

Shows depth soundings at Florida Keys and Tortugas Bank. Includes plan of the city of Tallahassee and explanatory notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Inaugural address, delivered on being sworn into office, March 4th, 1829.

Inaugural address, delivered on being sworn into office, March 4th, 18...

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 193, Folder 19.

To the voters of the First ward. Fellow-citizens, You will all agree with me, that any man who stands convicted by a jury of his countrymen of rraud, deserves not their suffrage for the meanest office in their gift.- Therefore, examine your tick

To the voters of the First ward. Fellow-citizens, You will all agree w...

On verso: 8 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 194, Folder 3.

Highly important from Washington. Journal Office, ----- Extra. Saturday, April 23, 4 P.M. Resignation of the cabinet!! By the Benjamin Franklin, arrived this day we received the following important information, to wit - the resignation of the wh

Highly important from Washington. Journal Office, ----- Extra. Saturda...

Jackson, Andrew.; Resignation of the cabinet. 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 27, Folder 1.

To the citizens of Washington. A fellew who signs his name William Elliot; he is a clerk in the Patent Office, a foreigner and opposed to this government, has so far degraded himself, that I am compelled to apply to him the epithets that justly

To the citizens of Washington. A fellew who signs his name William Ell...

Elliot, William.; On verso: 14 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 194, Folder 33.

To the voters of Washington City. John P. Van Ness, the present mayor, having overcome the "reluctance" which he officially declared had influenced his first acceptance of the office, is now actively engaged in the hopeless work of removing that

To the voters of Washington City. John P. Van Ness, the present mayor,...

Van Ness, John P.; On verso, copy 2: 18 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; ... more

... The U. States bank will pay on demand five dollars in panic, distress, or famine at their office of discount in the U. S. Senate Chamber, Washington City ... [Washington, D. C. June 10, 1834.].

... The U. States bank will pay on demand five dollars in panic, distr...

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 5.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holders, or attack on the Post Office, Charleston, S.C.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holde...

A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed ...

Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage. Scale ca. 1:800,000. At head of title: No. 1. From Letter from the Secretary of War. LC Railroad maps, 388 Description de... more

[Cut] Our countrymen in chains! By J. G. Whittier. [New York] Sold at the Anti-Slavery office. 144 Nassau street. [1837].

[Cut] Our countrymen in chains! By J. G. Whittier. [New York] Sold at ...

At top of page a cut of a slave in chains with the caption. Am I not a man and a brother?.; On verso: 90-og 13 Je 51; 2-87-261.17; 2-94-220.54; onx/o. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in... more

Sub-treasury system, or Office holders elysium

Sub-treasury system, or Office holders elysium

Printed & published by H.R. Robinson, 52 Cortlandt St., 11 1/2 Wall Street. & 38 Chatham Strt. N.Y. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

Machines for the new pay-tent office

Machines for the new pay-tent office

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1838, by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York. Printed & published by H.R. Rob... more

Notice. A lecture will be delivered before the "Alton Literary society," on Friday evening, Febr'y 8th at half past 6 by, J. R. Bullock, Esq, Citizens are invited to attend. N. G. Edwards, Sec. Alton, Feb. 8, 1839. Alton "Telegraph" Office [1839

Notice. A lecture will be delivered before the "Alton Literary society...

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 15, Folder 14.

Map of Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads & c.; by David H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office), Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post roads, cana...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:650,000. From his The American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839) ... more

Map of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.; by David H. Burr (late topographer to the Post Office,) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and...

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: London and Washington D.C. "Entered according to Act of Congress, July 10th, 1839, by David H. Burr, in the clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Col... more

Map of North and South Carolina exhibiting the post offices post roads, canals, rail roads &c. By David H. Burr; (Late topographer to the Post Office.) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of North and South Carolina exhibiting the post offices post roads...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:650,000. From his The American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839) ... more

Map of Kentucky & Tennessee exhitibing the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.; by David. H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office,) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of Kentucky & Tennessee exhitibing the post offices, post roads, c...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:650,000. From his The American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839) ... more

Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. By David H. Burr; (Late topographer to the Post Office.) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail ...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:650,000. From his The American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839) ... more

To the public!! Strayed from the subscriber, on or about the first of May, a gray horse, about 15 1-2 or 16 hands high, dark legs and white snip ... Joseph Lappell. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" Office May 13, 1840.

To the public!! Strayed from the subscriber, on or about the first of ...

Reward.; 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 16, Folder 8.

Second annual fair of the Greene County Agricultural society ... Carrollton, Greene Co. August 15, 1840. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1840].

Second annual fair of the Greene County Agricultural society ... Carro...

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 16, Folder 23.

American bank note company, Philadelphia, office 125 S. 5th St.

American bank note company, Philadelphia, office 125 S. 5th St.

Print shows an advertisement for the American Bank Note Company with an engraved illustration showing the "Signing the Declaration of Independence" and on the verso the full text of the Declaration of Independe... more

Notice!! Taken from the subscriber, on the night of April 16th, at Nutter's tavern in Upper Alton, a calfskin pocket book ... William H. Hungerford. April 17, 1840. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1840].

Notice!! Taken from the subscriber, on the night of April 16th, at Nut...

Reward.; 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 16, Folder 5.

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