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Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial Congress, in order that the duration of their power might be limited to a short period, did, by their resolve dated the 10th day of October last, and inserted in the publick n

Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial ...

Imprint 3.; 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 108, Folder 39.

In Council. Watertown, August 23, 1775. Resolved, that the assessors of each town and district, in this colony, for the present year, be required, so far as in their power to exhibit to this court, on the second Tuesday of its next sitting the s

In Council. Watertown, August 23, 1775. Resolved, that the assessors o...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 452. 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

Philadelphia, July 23, 1779; To the public Fortunately we have preserved the original letter sent to our late chairman by the chairman of the city committee, and have it therefore in our power to prove, as it is a piece of justice due to ourselv

Philadelphia, July 23, 1779; To the public Fortunately we have preserv...

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 145, Folder 22.

In the House of Delegates. December 15, 1789. Resolved, that the Executive be requested to take the most effectual means in their power to prevent the employment of unnecessary guards over the prisoners ... and to enforce upon the courts of the

In the House of Delegates. December 15, 1789. Resolved, that the Execu...

Not in Evans.; On verso: 10 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 179, Folder 16.

To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holding th prepondrence of power; or, Bounaparte's threat, is most humbly inscribed, by E. Sanders

To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holdi...

Print shows Satan holding a balance to which, on one end is attached a hot-air balloon with a bishop, possibly the Duke of York, and another man standing on top, its lightness has skewed the balance to end over... More

Thomas Jefferson to Francis W. Gilmer, April 26, 1824. Copy of the Power of Attorney.

Thomas Jefferson to Francis W. Gilmer, April 26, 1824. Copy of the Pow...

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Proclamation by the mayor. Whereas, by an act of Congress, entitled "An act to incorporate the inhabitants of the City of Washington, and to repeall all acts heretofore passed for that purpose," approved the 15th May, 1820," full power and autho

Proclamation by the mayor. Whereas, by an act of Congress, entitled "A...

On verso: 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 Collection; Portfolio 194, Folder 31.

To the ladies of Columbus. The late excitement in the Indian nation, having compelled the unfortunate inhabitants to abondon their homes, in such haste as to deprive them of the power of furnishing themselves with the necessities of life- and we

To the ladies of Columbus. The late excitement in the Indian nation, h...

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 136, Folder 20.

Notice at the next regular meeting of the Upper Alton lyceum, to be held on Tuesday Evening, Feb. 11, at the Seminary Hall, the following questions, by order of the Society, will come up for debate: - "Has Congress power to abolish slavery in th

Notice at the next regular meeting of the Upper Alton lyceum, to be he...

Slavery.; 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 15, Folder 15.

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites, for office, and political power. [1842?].

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites...

Copy 2 trimmed to 20.5 x 29.5 cm.; On verso, copy 2: 531 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 Ephe... More

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites for office and political power

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites...

An illustrated broadside reviling four Rhode Island Whigs who broke party ranks to support a popular movement to free imprisoned radical Thomas Wilson Dorr. (On the Dorr Rebellion see also "Trouble in the Spart... More

Geo. S. Bennett United States deputy marshall Let the public mark this man, and let the nation fear for its safety when lecherous, drunken tyrants are in power ... [Signed] Justice. Cincinnatti, O. February 1st, 1856.

Geo. S. Bennett United States deputy marshall Let the public mark this...

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 137, Folder 12.

The danger and the remedy. The excitement so wide spread and deeply seated in the South arises in a great degree from a sense of insecurity. While the slaveholding states maintained an equal power in the Senate, they could submit to much that wa

The danger and the remedy. The excitement so wide spread and deeply se...

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 234, Folder 3.

To the Federal electors! It is well known to you that the change from a Confederation, to a federal government was made to give to the national government a power to provide for the common defence ... Patriot Extra. [n. d.].

To the Federal electors! It is well known to you that the change from ...

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 82, Folder 20.

The despotism at Richmond. The Confederate loan in England. The slave power and its supporters. [From the London Daily News, March 20.] [1862].

The despotism at Richmond. The Confederate loan in England. The slave ...

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 69, Folder 43.

The true issue. The aim of slavery has ever been to obtain the balance of power, to control legislation, and to make the national government auxiliary to its purpose ... [Three songs] [n. p. 1864].

The true issue. The aim of slavery has ever been to obtain the balance...

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 235, Folder 9.

The power of fashion - Defiance Cigar Manufactory - D.H.

The power of fashion - Defiance Cigar Manufactory - D.H.

Tobacco package label showing an African American woman sitting on a step at the entrance to a building, smoking a cigar; she is wearing torn clothing and a dog is sitting beside her. Title from item. Entered a... More

The greatest blessing of the age! Prof. Kayton's great remedy for pains and aches: The oil of life! ... Savannah, Ga. Power press, E. J. Purse. [c. 1869].

The greatest blessing of the age! Prof. Kayton's great remedy for pain...

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, Folder 31a.

Female suffrage - wouldn't it put too much power into the hands of Brigham Young, and his tribe? [cartoon showing Brigham Young leading parade of women carrying babies]

Female suffrage - wouldn't it put too much power into the hands of Bri...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 29 (1869 Oct. 2), p. 56.

Thou gracious power, whose mercy lends ... Jan. 6th, 1869.

Thou gracious power, whose mercy lends ... Jan. 6th, 1869.

Poem of 5 stanzas.; 2083 C 44.; 14 May 44.; Rec. R. B.; On verso: pg Ad; 2083C4 13 My 44. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML... More

It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum") / Th. Nast.

It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum") / Th. Nast.

Horace Greeley with "C.S." (Carl Schurz?) coaxing an Afro-American to shake hands with two men, one wearing hat labeled "Ku Klux Klan" and one wearing hat labeled "Tammany," who are hiding weapons behind their ... More

Woman suffrage. Legal opinion by W. D. Wallace, Esq., upon the power of the legislature to authorize women to vote for presidential electors ... Lafayette, Ind. 1881.

Woman suffrage. Legal opinion by W. D. Wallace, Esq., upon the power o...

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 19, Folder 12.

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows an old hag labeled "Tradition" sitting in a chair labeled "Justice" and holding a large balance scale labeled "LAW" with ten men on the right and one smug man labeled "Stubbornness, Ignorance... More

Arbitration is the true balance of power. Puck: "Don't meddle with the hands, gentlemen - this pendulum is the only thing to regulate that clock!" / J. Keppler.

Arbitration is the true balance of power. Puck: "Don't meddle with the...

Two men setting hands "labor" of clock "business," as Puck, standing on book "Common sense," holds up pendulum "arbitration." Illus. in: Puck, v. 19, 1886 March 17, pp. 40-41.

"The Power of Suggestion"

"The Power of Suggestion"

summary: Photographer's annotation: "The photographer had bad luck with the negative and knocked a big hole in the roof of the sod house. Not wishing to make another trip of 60 miles to make new negative, paint... More

"The Power of Suggestion"

"The Power of Suggestion"

summary: Photographer's annotation: "The photographer had bad luck with the negative and knocked a big hole in the roof of the sod house. Not wishing to make another trip of 60 miles to make new negative, paint... More

The sales lady : her power over men

The sales lady : her power over men

(DLC/PP-1933:0118). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Saleslady. Her Power over Men," Harper's bazaar, 21:80 (Feb. 4, 1888).

[Illustration demonstrating that the efficiency of a power cycle depends on the temperature in an engine]

[Illustration demonstrating that the efficiency of a power cycle depen...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Reflections on the motive power of heat and on machines fitted to develop that power. New York : J. Wiley & sons, 1890. Published in: The tradition of technology : Lan... More

A portion of interior of Boston and Great Falls Electric Light and Power Co.'s station, showing water wheels

A portion of interior of Boston and Great Falls Electric Light and Pow...

Title from item. Illus. in: Souvenir of the City of Great Falls, Montana. Photographs by Rice & Koehler and R.W. Fullerton. Copyright 1895, by Henry E. Sheets, Great Falls, Montana.

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

Print shows Speaker of the House, Thomas B. Reed, holding a gavel and "Tariff Legislation", sitting at the Speaker's desk, mindful of the large man, wearing a business suit labeled "Protectionist", sitting behi... More

The see-saw nations--The Anglo-Saxons balance of power / Victor Gillam.

The see-saw nations--The Anglo-Saxons balance of power / Victor Gillam...

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and John Bull sitting at one end of the see-saw, while Turkey, Spain, China, France, Germany, and Russia struggle to stay on the other end, with "History" and a cannon as the fulcrum. ... More

Hydraulic power mining

Hydraulic power mining

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Panorama of Galveston power house /

Panorama of Galveston power house /

From Edison films catalog: This building and machinery supplied the electric power and electric light for the entire city of Galveston, including the car system. The building, which is of solid masonry, is a co... More

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

This document refers to Bishop Milton Wright, the Wright brothers' father. The Bishop's career was threatened when he was wrongly implicated by a layman's misappropriation of church funds. Wilbur came to his de... More

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

This document refers to Bishop Milton Wright, the Wright brothers' father. The Bishop's career was threatened when he was wrongly implicated by a layman's misappropriation of church funds. Wilbur came to his de... More