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U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Richards, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 224 (1795)

U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Richards, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 224 (1795)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; April Term, 1795; Respublica versus Richards

U.S. Reports: Cochran v. Cummings, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 250 (1802)

U.S. Reports: Cochran v. Cummings, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 250 (1802)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; December Term, 1802; Cochran et al. versus Cummings.

U.S. Reports: Mayor v. Mason, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 266 (1803)

U.S. Reports: Mayor v. Mason, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 266 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; March Term, 1803; The Mayor, etc. versus Mason.

Cpt. D. Porter to James Madison, November 28, 1822.

Cpt. D. Porter to James Madison, November 28, 1822.

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Jehial Bryan's patent Daily account of time for thirty years. Utica. Northway & Porter printers. [c. 1829].

Jehial Bryan's patent Daily account of time for thirty years. Utica. N...

On verso: Jehial Bryan's Patent Daily Account of time, Filed Aug 19, 1829. 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

Special message of the governor, to the Senate and House of representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. and to the members thereof ... David R. Porter. Executive Chamber April 16, 1840. Holbrook, Henlock & Bratton, printers.

Special message of the governor, to the Senate and House of representa...

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 154, Folder 2.

Admiral David Porter

Admiral David Porter

Print shows Admiral David Porter, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform.

J'ai des jambes et vous des yeux, moi je vais vous porter, vous vous serez mon guide / Quichon ; J.J. Grandville.

J'ai des jambes et vous des yeux, moi je vais vous porter, vous vous s...

Illustration showing sighted man who can't walk being carried by blind man; fable of the blind and the paralyzed man. Illus. in: Fables de Florian / illustrées par J.J. Grandville ... Paris : Garnier frères, [1... more

Mr. Zadoc Porter, great great grand uncle of Dr. Porter

Mr. Zadoc Porter, great great grand uncle of Dr. Porter

Part of wood engraved advertisement. Porter was a patent medicine man of the 1840s. LOT subdivision subject: Portraits - male. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Copyright by V.V.F. Port... more

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ... It is a fact that Mr. Rufus Porter, of this City, has discovered an apparently feasible plan for aerial navigation, which has been satisfactorily tested, on a small scale

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ...

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 201, Folder 12.

Nominations of the do-nothings of Washington, for 1856. for Mayor. Jas. Robertson, Editor of the Truth. For assessors Ham Hughes. For Common Council George Turner, George Longdon, John McDevitt. For the Board of aldermen. Bill Porter. Beau Hickm

Nominations of the do-nothings of Washington, for 1856. for Mayor. Jas...

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 201, Folder 36.

Fitz-John Porter

Fitz-John Porter

Major General Fitz-John Porter, half-length portrait, facing left.

The U.S. Commissioners for the 1st Japanese embassy to the U.S., May - July 1860. Commander Sidney Smith Lee, Captain Samuel F. DuPont, Lieut. David Dixon Porter

The U.S. Commissioners for the 1st Japanese embassy to the U.S., May -...

Photograph shows formal portrait of Commander Sidney Smith Lee., Captain Samuel F. DuPont (seated), Lieut. David D. Porter. Title from item.

Porter
[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

Artillery unit in battle and broadside view of steamship.

[Cairo. Porter]

[Cairo. Porter]

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 169B.

Fitz John Porter / Brady, New York.

Fitz John Porter / Brady, New York.

Photograph shows Gen. Fitz-John Porter of 15th Regular Army Infantry Regiment and General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform. Title devised by Library staff.

David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral

David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral

David Dixon Porter, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 4638.

[Bv't. Brig. Gen. Horace Porter, half-length portrait, facing right]
Deck of one of Porter's mortar schooners

Deck of one of Porter's mortar schooners

Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VI, p. 197". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Colonel August Willich, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / from Porter's Gallery, Cincinnati.

[Colonel August Willich, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, h...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 74. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River / sketched by an Officer of the "Mississippi".

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet enteri...

Print shows a large squadron of battleships and ironclads entering the Mississippi River near the "Light-house of Southwest Pass"; some are identified as the "Colorado, 40 Guns", "Pensacola on the Bar", "Westfi... more

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet enteri...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 May 17, pp. 312-313.

D. Porter / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

D. Porter / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of...

Print shows David Porter, full-length portrait, sitting sideways in a chair, facing slightly left, wearing naval uniform with sword. Title from item, facsimile signature. Entered according to act of Congress AD... more

Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S. mortar flotilla and gunboats, April 18th to 24th 1862 : flag officer D.G. Farragut commanding fleet, Com. D.D. Porter commanding flotilla /

Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S...

Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Lib... more

Fitz-John Porter's Hdquarters

Fitz-John Porter's Hdquarters

After William G. Smith photo? Signed lower left: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed above image. Inscribed lower left: Photo for detail and June [?]. Inscribed below image: Westover House. Harrisons Landing. Inscrib... more

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Illustration showing a phony ironclad made of wood meant to fool the Confederate batteries on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg into wasting ammunition trying to sink the dummy vessel. Title from item. Illus. ... more

Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, under command of Act'g. Rear Admiral David D. Porter, U.S.N., January 11th, 1863 /

Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : cap...

Annotated in pencil on verso: Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas River, January 11, 1863. Shows Fort Hindman and adjacent areas of the Arkansas River. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Divisio... more

Map showing the route of the late expedition, commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U.S.N., in attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steel's Bluff [i.e., Bayou] and Deer Creek.

Map showing the route of the late expedition, commanded by Rear Admira...

Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863... more

Route of the late expedtion [sic] commanded by Act'g. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek

Route of the late expedtion [sic] commanded by Act'g. Rear Admiral D. ...

Scale ca. 1:215,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295 "The shaded bayou shows the route actually travelled by the gun boats. The doted line shows the remaining proposed route." Indicates the location of bridges... more

Admiral D.D. Porter and staff on board flag-ship, Malvern, Norfolk, Va., Dec. 1864

Admiral D.D. Porter and staff on board flag-ship, Malvern, Norfolk, Va...

Photo shows group of officers on board the Malvern. At left, holding his coat is W.B. Cushing, fifth from left is A.C. Rhind, Admiral D.D. Porter is in the center, fifth from right is T.O. Selfridge, fourth fro... more

Address of welcome to Rear Admiral David D. Porter, on his temporary return to his home, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, July 27th, 1864.

Address of welcome to Rear Admiral David D. Porter, on his temporary r...

Porter, David D. 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 100, Folder 38.

Admiral D. D. Porter

Admiral D. D. Porter

Title from item. Alternate title, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. G... more

The war in Louisiana--Commodore Porter's fleet before Alexandria, March 26 / from a sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill. - The war in Louisiana--Battle of Crump's Hill, April 2, between Gen. Lee's cavalry and the rebels / from a sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill. - The war in Louisiana--Fort De Russy, Red River, captured March 14 / from a sketch by Owen G. Long.

The war in Louisiana--Commodore Porter's fleet before Alexandria, Marc...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1864 April 30, pp. 88-89.

David D. Porter / photographed by Brady, expressly for this work.

David D. Porter / photographed by Brady, expressly for this work.

Half-length portrait, facing slightly left, in uniform, surrounded by nautical vignettes.

Line of rebel works, Smith's Island, N.C. Evacuated January 16th, 1865. Taken possession of by naval and military forces January 17th, 1865. Surveyed by J. S. Bradford, U.S. Coast Survey, A.D.C. to Admiral D. D. Porter

Line of rebel works, Smith's Island, N.C. Evacuated January 16th, 1865...

Scale 1:5000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.37 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the t... more

Gen. C. L. Kilburn / From Porter's Gallery, 106th Fourth St. Cincinnati.

Gen. C. L. Kilburn / From Porter's Gallery, 106th Fourth St. Cincinnat...

Photograph shows portrait of Brevet Brigadier General Charles Lawrence Kilburn of Commissary Department Regular Army Infantry Regiment, in uniform. Title from item.

Washington, D.C. - President Grant signing the Ku-Klux Force Bill in the President's room with Secretary Robeson and Gen. Porter, at the Capitol, April 20

Washington, D.C. - President Grant signing the Ku-Klux Force Bill in t...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1871 May 13), p. 145. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI(2); Pres.; Ku Klux Klan; Congress, U.S. Bills. G-, U- S.... more

"Children of William Porter Thomas and Margaret Stafford Thomas taken about 1871 near Logansport, Indiana"

"Children of William Porter Thomas and Margaret Stafford Thomas taken ...

summary: Group portrait of (from left to right) Charlie, Martha, George, Nettie, Giles, and Sam Thomas. original size: 8x10

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

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

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

[Porter wearing protective outer garments made of straw]

[Porter wearing protective outer garments made of straw]

Photograph shows a porter, full-length, standing, facing left, wearing a hat and outer garments made of straw for protection against rain and snow over his shoulders and around his waist, carrying shoulder pole... more

[Medallion honoring Maj. Gen. Peter Buel Porter: obverse shows profile bust; reverse shows patriotic allegorical illus. and "Resolution of Congress, November 3, 1814" for 3 battles in War of 1812 - Chippewa, Niagara, and Erie (July-Sept. 1814)]

[Medallion honoring Maj. Gen. Peter Buel Porter: obverse shows profile...

Engraving by Jules Jaguemart. Illus. in: Loubat, Medallic History..., 1880, v. 2, pl. 41. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist.; BI; Medals; BI WORKS; Arti... more

Factories of the Wheeler & Wilson M'F'G. Co., Bridgeport, Conn. / Wils. Porter, del., 81.

Factories of the Wheeler & Wilson M'F'G. Co., Bridgeport, Conn. / Wils...

Preparatory drawing for a print shows large factory complex with "Wheeler & Wilson Mfg. Co., 44 Union Square, New York" on one building and N.Y. N.H. H&RR railroad in foreground. Title lettered below image. Sig... more

Works of Eaton, Cole & Burnham Co., Bridgeport, Conn. / Wils. Porter, del., '81. ; Charles Hart, lith., 26 Vesey St., NY.

Works of Eaton, Cole & Burnham Co., Bridgeport, Conn. / Wils. Porter, ...

Print shows large factory complex with "Eaton, Cole & Burnham Company, Depot, 58 John St., New York, brass, steam, gas, and water goods, gray and malleable iron fittings, tools, etc." on one building. N.Y. N.H.... more

[Factory of Hotchkiss' Sons, hardware manufacturers] / Wils. Porter, del., '82.

[Factory of Hotchkiss' Sons, hardware manufacturers] / Wils. Porter, d...

Preparatory drawing for a print showing large factory complex, probably in Connecticut on Long Island Sound. N.Y. N.H. H&RR railroad in foreground. Title devised by Library staff. Source unknown.

James Porter and family, northeast Custer County, Nebraska.

James Porter and family, northeast Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Photographer's annotation: "Home in Swiss Valley near Elton Post Office." original size: 6x8

[Porter with shoulder pole, full-length studio portrait, standing, facing front]

[Porter with shoulder pole, full-length studio portrait, standing, fac...

Photograph shows a studio portrait of a man with a shoulder pole carrying large boxes. Watercolor drawings on the mount depict flowers in the upper right and a waterfront scene in the lower left. Title devised ... more

Porter's fleet passing the dam at Alexandria

Porter's fleet passing the dam at Alexandria

Print shows a dam constructed by Union troops to raise the water level to a depth that would enable Union ironclads to continue on the Red River at Alexandria, Louisiana. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's pi... more

Admiral Porter's fleet at the mouth of the Yazoo

Admiral Porter's fleet at the mouth of the Yazoo

Print shows the Union vessels under the command of Admiral David D. Porter at the mouth of the Yazoo River, Mississippi, December 1862. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's pictorial history of the Civil War / ... more

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