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Pennsylvania ( (listen) PEN-səl-VAY-nee-ə) (Pennsylvania German: Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state in the Mid-Atlantic, Appalachian, and Great Lakes regions of the Northeastern United States. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east, while the Appalachian Mountains run through its middle.

Pennsylvania is the 33rd-largest state by area, and the 5th-most populous state according to the most recent official U.S. Census count in 2010. It is the 9th-most densely populated of the 50 states. Pennsylvania's two most populous cities are Philadelphia (1,580,863), and Pittsburgh (302,407). The state capital and its 13th-largest city is Harrisburg. Pennsylvania has 140 miles (225 km) of waterfront along Lake Erie and the Delaware River.

The state is one of the 13 original founding states of the United States; it came into being in 1681 as a result of a royal land grant to William Penn, the son of the state's namesake. Part of Pennsylvania (along the Delaware River), together with the present State of Delaware, had earlier been organized as the Colony of New Sweden. It was the second state to ratify the United States Constitution, on December 12, 1787. Independence Hall, where the United States Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution were drafted, is located in Philadelphia, the state's largest city. During the American Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg was fought in the south central region of the state. Valley Forge near Philadelphia was General Washington's headquarters during the bitter winter of 1777–78.

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Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... More

Pennsylvania Colony Laws and Statutes, 1652-92, List of "Acts of the Politinate and Lords"
A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouc... More

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America ...

Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey Willia... More

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," a... More

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," a... More

Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681.

Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the na...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor... More

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, t... More

Germantown Friends' protest against slavery 1688. [Facsimile].

Germantown Friends' protest against slavery 1688. [Facsimile].

Not in Evans.; Title.; On verso: 02-83-384.36. 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 14... More

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in Chief of their Majesties Province of New-York, Province of Pennsylvania, County of New-Castle, and the Territories and tracts of land depending theron in America, and vice-admi

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in C...

Negative Photostat.; 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 140, Folder 5b.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's i... More

Carte nouvelle de l'Amérique Angloise, contenant la Virginie, Mary-Land, Caroline, Pensylvania, Nouvelle Iorck, N:Iarsey, N. France, et les terres nouvellement découerte dressé sur les relations les plus nouvelles.

Carte nouvelle de l'Amérique Angloise, contenant la Virginie, Mary-Lan...

Relief shown pictorially. Title in upper right corner: Partie orientale de l'Amérique angloise. Hand colored. Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In... More

By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Whereas hath been recomended to us as a sober and fit person to keep a house of entertainment; and being requested to grant a license for the same, We do hereby license and al

By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ...

Blank form for a license for a tavern signed in mss. Jos. Reed President and J. Matlack, Secy.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and a... More

Plano del puerto y dl. y Río d. Guayaquil sacado a lwz[?] pr. el Capn. y Piloto Dn. Juan d. Herue, capn. dl. Navio d. S Md., el Sr. Sn. Jph. Alias, el peruano sondado con proligd. y particular cuidado las sondas qe. señala en este plano pa. qe. sirua a los Nav. d. S. Md. qe. D. Gde. /

Plano del puerto y dl. y Río d. Guayaquil sacado a lwz[?] pr. el Capn....

Shows Gulf of Guayaquil. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and yellow. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispani... More

Pennsylvania, ss. I Prothonotary of the Supream Court of the Province of Pennsylvania, do hereby certify, that at a Supream Court held at Philadelphia, for the said Province of Pennsylvania, the day of in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven

Pennsylvania, ss. I Prothonotary of the Supream Court of the Province ...

Blank naturalization certificate filled in in mss. and dated 24 Sept. 1765. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephem... More

[Circular to County assessor. 170-].

[Circular to County assessor. 170-].

Not in Evans.; Not in Hildeburn. 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 140, Folder 9.

Pennsylvania Counties election returns.

Pennsylvania Counties election returns.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

To the Honourable Patrick Gordon, Esq; Lieutenant Governour of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of New-Castle, Kent and Sussex, upon Delaware. The address of the Mayor and commonalty of the City of Philadelphia, in Council the sixteent

To the Honourable Patrick Gordon, Esq; Lieutenant Governour of the Pro...

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 140, Folder 13.

[Arms] By the Honourable Patrick Gordon, Esq; Lieutenant Governour of the Province of Pennsilvania, and Counties of New-Castle, Kent, and Sussex upon Delaware, A proclamation [to quell and reduce by force all tumults, riots, and disorders] Given

[Arms] By the Honourable Patrick Gordon, Esq; Lieutenant Governour of ...

Imprint 2.; Proclamation.; Not in Hildeburn. 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 140, Folder 16.

Arms By the Proprietaries of Pennsylvania Notice of quit rents By order of the Proprietaries, Richard Peters, Secry. Philadelphia, Nov. 23, 1738. Philadelphia: Printed by B. Franklin, 1738

Arms By the Proprietaries of Pennsylvania Notice of quit rents By orde...

Franklin coll. 2.; Imprint 3.; Not in Hildeburn. 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 1... More

Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette, No. 867. Philadelphia, July 25, 1745. Monday evening the General Assembly of this Province met, having been called by the Governor; who the next morning sent them the following message ... Philadelphia: P

Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette, No. 867. Philadelphia, July 25...

Franklin 2.; Imprint 3.; Penn. (Colony Governor. George Thomas.; On verso: 2-90-224.15. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. ... More

Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America sitis /

Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvium Delawa...

Relief shown pictorially. Also covers New England (distorted) and northern Chesapeake region. Title in Latin; notes in German and Latin; legend in Latin, German, and English. Unidentified meridian. Provinces in... More

Arms By the Honourable James Hamilton, Esq; Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief, of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Countues of Newcastle, Kent and Sussex, on Delaware. A proclamation Warning Squatters to leave Indian lands west of

Arms By the Honourable James Hamilton, Esq; Lieutenant-Governor, and C...

Proclamation.; Franklin coll 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 141, Folder 13.

Yoder Stone Cabin, (Pike Township), Lobachsville, Berks County, PA

Yoder Stone Cabin, (Pike Township), Lobachsville, Berks County, PA

Significance: An example of one type of early stone house built by the settlers of the Oley Valley. Survey number: HABS PA-1040 Building/structure dates: ca. 1750 Initial Construction

Wir Endes unterschriebene sämtliche Einwohner der Gegend Broad-Bay genannt, in dem Ost-Theil der Provintz Neu-Engelland in America, Urkunden und bezeugen heimit, welcher Gestallt, wir Anno 1742 im Monat Juny, nach einer Reise von 5 Wochen und

Wir Endes unterschriebene sämtliche Einwohner der Gegend Broad-Bay gen...

Imprint 3.; Franklin coll 2.; Not in Evans.; Not in Hildeburn.; On verso: 02-83-384.28. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio ... More

A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House /

A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of ...

Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Libr... More

The case of the German Protestant Churches settled in the Province of Pensylvania, and in North America. Philadelphia: Printed by B. Franklin and D. Hall, 1753

The case of the German Protestant Churches settled in the Province of ...

Imprint 3.; Franklin coll. 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 141, Folder 15.

A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, /

A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, /

From Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 23, 1753 p. 373. Includes table of distances "The distances of particular places in this map, from the court house." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1306 Available also thro... More

A Map of the western parts of the province of Pennsylvania, Virginia, &c.

A Map of the western parts of the province of Pennsylvania, Virginia, ...

Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor. Has watermark. Imperfect: Eastern portion and southwest corner wanting. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Honourable House of Representativ... More

Captain Snow's sketch.

Captain Snow's sketch.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philade... More

Captain Snow's scetch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.

Captain Snow's scetch of the country by himself, and the best accounts...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "... More

George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohio", 1754.

George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohio", 1754.

Title annotated. Facsimile from Massachusetts' Historical Society Collections, vol. 61. Reproduced in The George Washington Atlas, 1932, plate 11. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a ra... More

Labour in vain: or an attempt to wash the Black-Moor white. Humbly inscrib'd to the author of the Chronicle. 1755?

Labour in vain: or an attempt to wash the Black-Moor white. Humbly ins...

Imprint 1.; 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 142, Folder 8.

Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

Scale ca. 1:800,000. Title from annotation on verso. Mounted on cloth backing, with reinforced edges. Watermarked. Relief shown pictorially. Shows central Pennsylvania and the location of "F. du Quesne" in west... More

Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline.

Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, ...

Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Title on verso: "Cours de l'Ohyo." Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Covers the area from the Great Lakes to South Carolina and from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Sho... More

Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. In this map the name Ohio R. ou la belle rivière is applied also to the Allegheny. The words "direction of" have been inserted in p... More

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in the beginning of the engagement of the 9th of July on the Monongahela 7 miles from Fort Du Quesne.

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in ...

Scale 1:10,800; 300 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. The name R. Ohio applies also to the Allegheny. "No. 27." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... More

Plano de Philadelphia.

Plano de Philadelphia.

Scale ca. 1:220,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Copied from Joshua Fishers' "To the merchants & insurers of the city of Philadelphia, this chart of Delaware Bay and river." Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with ... More

A map of the province of Pensilvania /

A map of the province of Pensilvania /

Relief shown pictorially. Watermarked. Includes ill. in title cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 711 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania /

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this...

Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost pan... More

To the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esqrs., true & absolute proprietaries & Governours of the Province of Pennsylvania & counties of New-Castle, Kent & Sussex on Delaware this map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsylvania. /

To the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esqrs., true & absolut...

Scale ca. 1:250,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows county boundaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1294 Available also through the Library... More

Regni Mexicani seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Ludovicianæ, N. Angliæ, Carolinæ, Virginæ et Pensylvaniæ necnon insvlarvm archipelagi Mexicani in America Septentrionali,

Regni Mexicani seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Ludovicianæ, N. Angliæ, Carolinæ, Vi...

Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Lowery, 473 Includes historical notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

[Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

Scale 1:316,800; 5 mi. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: Braddock's rout 1755. Sh... More

Plan and perspective view of Pittsburgh.

Plan and perspective view of Pittsburgh.

Scale not given. Date from dealers catalog: [1760-70] Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy incomplete: Lower left and right sections missing. Includes index to points of interest and illus. Oriented ... More

To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, Common Council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city, surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull Esqr., Surveyor General of the Province of Pennsylvania, is humbly inscrib'd by the editors

To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, Common Council, and freemen of Phila...

Scale ca. 1:6,100. Title in upper margin: Philadelphia 100 years ago. Facsimile. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pictorial map. The original "Published according to Act of Parliament Novr. 1st 1762 a... More

To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull,

To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Phila...

Scale ca. 1:4,900. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes illus. of ships in the river, index to points of interest, and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... More

Map of a route through south west Pennsylvania from Fort Loudon, Franklin Co. to Fort Pitt, Pittsburgh.

Map of a route through south west Pennsylvania from Fort Loudon, Frank...

Scale 1:380,160; 6 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 673. Variant title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection ... no. 12: A map of the c... More

The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor of scurrility

The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor...

Cartoon shows the old courthouse in Philadelphia during the October 1, 1764 election where a line of men wait at the steps on the right to enter the courthouse and cast their votes; in the foreground, many men,... More

A general map of the middle British colonies in America viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations; carefully copied from the original published at Philadelphia,

A general map of the middle British colonies in America viz. Virginia,...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Cover titles: An analysis of a map of the middle British colonies in America. Middle British colonies in America. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. Relief shown picto... More

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the situation of the Indian-towns with respect to the Army under the command of Colonel Bouquet March of His Majesty's troops from Fort Pitt to the forts of Muskingham in 1764 / / Tho. Hutchins.

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the si...

Map showing Native towns in the Ohio River Valley. Illus. in: An historical account of the expedition against the Ohio Indians, in the year 1764 [...] / published from authentic documents by a lover of his coun... More

No stamped paper to be had. [Philadelphia : Printed by Hall & Franklin, 1765]

No stamped paper to be had. [Philadelphia : Printed by Hall & Franklin...

Nov. 7, 1765, issue no. 1924, of the Pennsylvania gazette, printed at Philadelphia by David Hall and Benjamin Franklin; without date, number, masthead, or imprint. On Oct. 31, 1765, the publishers announced the... More

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of a resurrection to life again / William Bradford.

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of...

Print shows the masthead for The Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser with a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765, "An emblem of the effects of the S... More

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pensylvania : a plan of the boundary lines between the province of Maryland and the Three Lower Counties on Delaware with part of the parallel of latitude which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pennsylvania /

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary...

Shows the Mason and Dixon line. Relief shown pictorially. First part of title appears at left margin, second part at right margin. Originally issued on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress W... More

[Arms] By the Honourable Cadwallader Colden, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant Governor, and Commander in chief of the Province of New-York, and the territories depending thereon in America. A proclamation Whereas a certain seditious and libelous pa

[Arms] By the Honourable Cadwallader Colden, Esq; His Majesty's Lieute...

Imprint 3.; Proclamation.; On verso: S; Dec 20, 1769. 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; Portf... More

The mode of elections considered. In Pennsylvania government, the representatives are chosen by ballot; and each elector is furnished with a ticket, by some one or other of the friends, agents, attornies, solicitors, or acquaintances of each can

The mode of elections considered. In Pennsylvania government, the repr...

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 103, Folder 34.

New York. May 17, 1770. Advertisement. The subscribers to the non-importation agreement, are desired to meet at the Exchange tomorrow morning, prvisely at 11 o'clock to consider of a letter recieved from Philadelphia, relative to the non-importa

New York. May 17, 1770. Advertisement. The subscribers to the non-impo...

Positive Photostat.; Advertisement. 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 11.

Thursday, September 20, 1770. At this juncture, when measures are pursuing to dissolve the Union of the Colonies, every subscriber to our non-importation agreement, who wishes well to the liberties of his Country and the reputation of this City,

Thursday, September 20, 1770. At this juncture, when measures are purs...

A notice of the Patriot party.; Imprint 2.; Not in Hildeburn.; Patriot party. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Eph... More

Two letters A circular letter, from the late Committee of this City in the Committees of the other colonies. Philadelphia, September 25, 1770. Gentlemen. We are sorry to inform you that a number of our importers of the British merchandize ... ar

Two letters A circular letter, from the late Committee of this City in...

Imprint 2.; Non-importation.; Not in Hildeburn. 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 14... More

Seven hints for all who will take them by a Church of England-man. [Philadelphia, July 17, 1770].

Seven hints for all who will take them by a Church of England-man. [Ph...

Anti non-importation circular. Signed J. S.; 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 Collect... More

Thursday, September 27, 1770. Many respectable freeholders and inhabitants of this City and County justly alarmed at the resolutions formed by a number of the dry goods importers, on Thursday last, at Davenport's Tavern, which reflect dishonour

Thursday, September 27, 1770. Many respectable freeholders and inhabit...

Imprint 2.; Not in Hildebirn. 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

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. You are come here this day to determine whether you will be freemen or slaves. The New-Yorkers have betrayed a meaness and cowardice in deserting us in the present important j

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. ...

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 143, Folder 14.

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. The worthy and patriotic writer of the Farmer's letters, have clearly demonstrated, that the liberties of the British colonies in America, have been most cruely violated by th

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. ...

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 143, Folder 1.

... A riddle. There has appeared in this City, a tall man, well made, of a fair complexion, buckram gait, majestick look, but of an unaccountable disdainful countenance ... [AN election squib. signed A White-Oak] [Philadelphia, 1770].

... A riddle. There has appeared in this City, a tall man, well made, ...

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 143, Folder 12.

Vue du port Philadelphie - dans l'Amérique - graveé d'aprés le tableau de Vernet / Vernet pinxit.

Vue du port Philadelphie - dans l'Amérique - graveé d'aprés le tableau...

Print of an idealized, European view of the port of Philadelphia showing buildings on the waterfront of the Delaware River, a boat in the foreground, and a windmill on the right.

To the tradesmen, farmers, and other inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. And will you suffer the credit and liberties of the Province of Pennsylvania to be sacrificed to the interests of a few merchants in Philadelphia? ... [Sign

To the tradesmen, farmers, and other inhabitants of the City and Count...

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 143, Folder 7.

We the shopkeepers of Philadelphia, and places adjacent, whose names are hereunto subscribed, labouring under many and great difficulties in the present languishing condition of trade in this City, partly owing to the unrestrained liberties of v

We the shopkeepers of Philadelphia, and places adjacent, whose names a...

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 143, Folder 2.

A number of the subscribers to the non-importation agreement being of opinion that the sentiments of the subscribers to that agreement should be taken at a general meeting, whether an alteration shall be made therein. Conformable to the said agr

A number of the subscribers to the non-importation agreement being of ...

Imprint 2.; Not in Hildeburn. 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 143, Folder 5.

To the Honorable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esquires, true and absolute proprietaries and Governors of the Province of Pennsylvania and the territories thereunto belonging and to the Honorable John Penn, Esquire, Lieutenant-Governor of the same, this map. Of the Province of Pennsylvania.

To the Honorable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esquires, true and abso...

Scale ca. 1:633,600. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Shows county boundaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1295 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault A... More

The tradesmen, artificers, and other inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia, are earnestly requested to attend at the State-House, on Wednesday the twenty-third instant, at two o'clock in the afternoon; when matters of great importan

The tradesmen, artificers, and other inhabitants of the City and Count...

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 143, Folder 11.

An act for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies, and for the more speedy and affectual punishing the rioters. [Philadelphia 1771].

An act for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies, and for the more...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Bot in Hildeburn. 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

Now in the press, and next week will be published, for the benefit of my fellow citizens and their posterity (In octavo) The true art of mixing every kind of wine and spirits, so as to retain the flavour of either sort you desire ... Also the tr

Now in the press, and next week will be published, for the benefit of ...

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 143, Folder 20.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island: of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations. Carefully copied from the original published at Philadelphia, by Mr. Lewis Evans.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." Differs from other copies in absence of Connecticut River north of "Great Falls." Also ... More

To the merchants and other inhabitants of Pennsylvania. [Recommending canals between the Susquehanna and Schuylkill and the Chesapeake and the Delaware] [Signed] A friend to trade. Philadelphia. Dec. 13, 1771.

To the merchants and other inhabitants of Pennsylvania. [Recommending ...

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 143, Folder 18.

[Number III.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Gentlemen. Though a free people may for while submit to the influence of their rulers, yet there is a time when they will awake from their lethgary, when the spirit of pa

[Number III.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Lili...

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 31b.

To the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia, and parts adjacent. Gentlemen. [Protest of the soap boilers against John Rhea's method of procuring ashes] Philadelphia 15th February 1772.

To the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia, and parts adjacent. Ge...

Positive Photostat.; Soap-making. 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 143, Folder 23.

To all farmers and tradesmen, who want good settlements for themselves and families, especially those lately arrived, or that may yet come, from Scotland or Ireland [Recommending Central New York] Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, at the New

To all farmers and tradesmen, who want good settlements for themselves...

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 143, Folder 26.