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Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763) lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774.

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun...

Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-... More

The return of poor Sam Stern and his supporter to the T--y, British Cartoon Print

The return of poor Sam Stern and his supporter to the T--y, British Ca...

Print shows a man sitting upon and facing the rear of a donkey on which is a blanket with crest and the motto "honi soit que mal y pense" and a key hanging from its neck. The man says, "In April 82 I was all as... More

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of bank and Clay rats; ...

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of ...

A rare pro-Jackson satire on the President's campaign to destroy the political power and influence of the Bank of the United States. It was probably issued late in the presidential campaign of 1832, after Jacks... More

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of the farms, to another storehouse; and giving Uncle Sam his, reasons for so doing

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of t...

The artist supports Andrew Jackson's decision to withdraw federal funds from the Bank of the United States and distribute them among various state banks. Henry Clay and Bank president Nicholas Biddle's efforts... More

Proclamation of Sam. Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of Texas...December 12, 1835 [to] Citizens of Texas...

Proclamation of Sam. Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of Texas....

Broadside, no illus., of silk. Reference copy may be in LOT 4414T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Prints on cloth; Texas History; PI; Rare Bk. Div.; Broadsid... More

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

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

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber has erected a large and convenient house and pens, in the city of Alton, near Shields' Branch, for the purpose of carrying on the slaughtering and dressing of beef, hogs and

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber...

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 26.

New cheap store!! Boot, shoe & slipper manufactory ... Groceries, boots & shoes ... Sam'l Lesure. Alton, Sept. 15, 1841. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1841].

New cheap store!! Boot, shoe & slipper manufactory ... Groceries, boot...

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 17, Folder 10.

Uncle Sam and his servants

Uncle Sam and his servants

An anti-Tyler satire, lampooning the incumbent's efforts to secure a second term against challengers Henry Clay and James Polk. With his shoulder to the door Tyler bars the entry of (left to right) John C. Cal... More

Auction on Wednesday, the 8th day of April, inst. Will be sold at public auction, at the dwelling house of Hannibal A. Ellsworth, in the town of East Windsor, a large amount of personal property ... Sam'l W. Thompson. Deputy Sheriff. East Windso

Auction on Wednesday, the 8th day of April, inst. Will be sold at publ...

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 8, Folder 17.

Sam Houston - Print, Library of Congress collection

Sam Houston - Print, Library of Congress collection

74 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Nagel, L.

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

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

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

Uncle Sam, an American song

Uncle Sam, an American song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song "written and sung by Mr. Howard Paul, in his comic & musical entertainment 'Patch Work.'" Uncle Sam here is a young man in a wide-brimmed hat and patchwork jacket. He... More

Sam's coming

Sam's coming

A music cover for a song by William Clifton, "inscribed [i.e., dedicated] to New York Know Nothing leader James W. Barker Esq." The illustration features the youthful "Sam" type who appears in various identitie... More

[Sam Houston, full-length portrait, facing right]

[Sam Houston, full-length portrait, facing right]

Title devised by Library staff. Photograph is a gift from: Jay and Jean Kislak; Thomas and Kay Martin; Ed Cox; John Garvey; Carolyn Rose Hunt; James A. Elkin; Ruth Altshuler; Henry J. and Jame M. Smith; Albert ... More

Sam Adams / engd. by W. G. Jackman.

Sam Adams / engd. by W. G. Jackman.

Portrait print showing samuel Adams, head-and-shoulders, looking slightly right. Title from item.

[Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photographer, Department of the South]

[Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photograph...

Photographs of artillery, place and date unknown.

[Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and General McClellan standing before a playbill which reads: Every day this week onward to Richmond by a select company of star generals]

[Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and General McClellan standing before a pla...

Also shows Abraham Lincoln standing behind General Scott and next to Edwin M. Stanton, inscribed over them: War Department. Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.... More

Sam. A. Cooley, photographer Tenth Army Corps

Sam. A. Cooley, photographer Tenth Army Corps

Stereograph shows a group of men standing next to wagons labeled "Sam A. Cooley U.S. Photographer Department of the South", with a camera on the left, and two African American men employed as drivers. Title fro... More

Uncle Sam protecting his property against the encroachments of his cousin John

Uncle Sam protecting his property against the encroachments of his cou...

Northern fears of European intervention in the Civil War on behalf of the South are manifest here.Uncle Sam, in the form of a bearded Union soldier (closely resembling Abraham Lincoln), unceremoniously routs Jo... More

[Capt. Sam DeForest, three-quarters length, seated, facing right, in prison at Fort Warren, Boston, Mass.]

[Capt. Sam DeForest, three-quarters length, seated, facing right, in p...

Forms part of: Edward Willis Papers, Manuscript Division. Reference copy in LOT 4181. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Governor Magoffin's neutrality means holding the cock of the walk (Uncle Sam) while the confederate cat (Jeff Davis) kills off his chickens

Governor Magoffin's neutrality means holding the cock of the walk (Unc...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 235 (1861 June 29), p. 403 (center).

Uncle Sam, "Go ahead, boys, I'll take care of the wives and babies - God bless you!" / J.M.

Uncle Sam, "Go ahead, boys, I'll take care of the wives and babies - G...

Cartoon shows Uncle Sam waving Union troops off to Virginia, telling them that he will take care of the women and children who are gathered around him, as well as two large bags labeled "gold." Title from item.... More

[Uncle Sam's menagerie], Confederate States of America.

[Uncle Sam's menagerie], Confederate States of America.

Issued in the wake of Lincoln's assassination in April 1865, the print conveys some of the Northern hostility toward the conspirators, whom the public associated with former president of the Confederacy Jeffers... More

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving dinner / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving dinner / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam carving turkey at large table surrounded by men, women and children of different races; centerpiece is labeled "self-government/universal suffrage". Wood engraving by Thomas Nast. Illus. in: Harper's ... More

Uncle Sam is rich enough to give us all a farm. Homes in the West! The free lands of Dakota! The territory of Dakota contains the most desirable government lands for the purpose of agriculture in all its branches that are now open to settlement

Uncle Sam is rich enough to give us all a farm. Homes in the West! The...

Public land.; 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 13, Folder 2a.

Honest Sam. Tilden, Campaign Song and Chorus

Honest Sam. Tilden, Campaign Song and Chorus

Music cover with head and shoulders portrait of Samuel Tilden. LOT subdivision subject: Political Campaigns - (U.S.). Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by J. Church & Co.

Hostile - but accommodating [Uncle Sam holding Army reduction bill, saying to Indian, with rifle at window, "Wait until Congress meets, and then I'll settle your account" - Indian replies, "Just send your army my way, and I'll reduce it without waiting for Congress"]

Hostile - but accommodating [Uncle Sam holding Army reduction bill, sa...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 44 (1877 Sept. 1), p. 448.

Uncle Sam's Indian policy - the government "ward" - "Ugh! Me got great fatehr's supplies; now me want pale face's scalp" [caricature of armed Indian coming out of jack-in-the-box "Indian reservation" and attacking a farmer, as soldier approaches from behind]

Uncle Sam's Indian policy - the government "ward" - "Ugh! Me got great...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 46 (1878 July 20), p. 344.

H. Bergh's influence on Uncle Sam - no bull fight!

H. Bergh's influence on Uncle Sam - no bull fight!

Caricature showing Uncle Sam handing Sitting Bull pans "Indian policy" and "peace pap", with dead soldiers in background. Colro lithograph by J.A. Wales. Illus. in: Puck, 1880 Sept. 1, p. 449. Ref. copy may be ... More

[William A. Pinkerton with railroad special agents Pat Connell (left) and Sam Finley (right), full-length portrait]

[William A. Pinkerton with railroad special agents Pat Connell (left) ...

Title devised by Library staff. Label on back: Ballantine - Desperate men, #4. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency); 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:141). Forms part of: Visual ma... More

New York City - How Uncle Sam's money is guarded in the Sub-Treasury Building

New York City - How Uncle Sam's money is guarded in the Sub-Treasury B...

Men examining and working with rifles. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 52, no. 1332 (1881 April 9), p. 89.

Uncle Sam's neglected farm / J. Keppler.

Uncle Sam's neglected farm / J. Keppler.

Print shows Puck's "Independent Party" figure, holding a hoe labeled "Civil Service Reform" and talking to Uncle Sam who is sitting on a fence while two figures argue on the right, one is labeled "Democrat, Bou... More

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

Print shows a large group of political peddlers trying to sell their goods to Columbia as mistress of the house. Among those shown are Samuel J. Tilden selling "Tribulation Toys", Benjamin F. Butler with "Elast... More

What to do with them [caricature of Uncle Sam serving rum, cigars, and weapons to captured Apache Indians]

What to do with them [caricature of Uncle Sam serving rum, cigars, and...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 56 (1883 June 23), p. 292.

A family party - the 200th birthday of the healthiest of Uncle Sam's adopted children / F. Graetz.

A family party - the 200th birthday of the healthiest of Uncle Sam's a...

Print shows Uncle Sam standing at the head of a table at a dinner party in honor of the "Bi-Centennial Celebration of the First German Settlement", with Columbia sitting next to him; around the table are a "Spa... More

Sam [...], beware of the Wellers!

Sam [...], beware of the Wellers!

Pencil sketch of woman on verso; not on digital file. Variant title on verso: Tony Weller's advice to Uncle Sam. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Publis... More

Tired of murder - a siesta in Florida [Indian smoking cigar in hammock, being fanned by Uncle Sam, with bottle of old rye and cards on table]

Tired of murder - a siesta in Florida [Indian smoking cigar in hammock...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 63 (1886 Sept. 25), p. 95.

[Sam Barkley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Barkley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Sam Thompson, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Thompson, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Sam Crane, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Crane, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Sam Barkley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Barkley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Sam Wagoner, Douglas Grove, Custer County, Nebraska.

Sam Wagoner, Douglas Grove, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: One of the first settlers at Douglas Grove and an old hunter, he used to supply the pioneers with venison. original size: 6x8

Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

"Assisted emigrants for Great Britain passage paid by Uncle Sam" on ship; "Monopoly, the cow with many mouths to feed" on sign; "J. Hawbuck, N.Y. Legislature" on bag; and "Anti Common Sense Society" on sign at ... More

[Sam Crane, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Crane, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Sam Thompson, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Thompson, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Sam Wise, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Wise, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Sam Wise, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Wise, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

The difference between trimming a hedge and cutting it down Uncle Sam, "Now don't come around tellin' me that story about cuttin' down the hedge and bein' eat up by the free-trade b'ars" / / W.A. Rogers.

The difference between trimming a hedge and cutting it down Uncle Sam,...

Political cartoon showing Thomas Brackett Reed as a boy, crying to Uncle Sam, with another boy pulling small wagon "pig iron, Kelley," while President Grover Cleveland trims "tariff, the protection hedge" to re... More

Sam Sweely playing Doc Middleton.

Sam Sweely playing Doc Middleton.

summary: Note: This photograph is a theatrical interpretation of events in the life of Nebraska outlaw, "Doc" Middleton. original size: 6x8

Uncle Sam's dismal swamp / Dalrymple.

Uncle Sam's dismal swamp / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam sitting on a log in a swamp labeled "Spoils System" from which snakes labeled "Quayism", "Bardsleyism", and "Tannerism", and noxious fumes rise in the form of shades labeled "Raumism - Pen... More

Sam'l of Posen the commercial drummer.

Sam'l of Posen the commercial drummer.

"Two weeks only, commencing Monday, Mar. 20; Haverly's Niblo's Garden. Created by "W.J. Morgan & Co., Cleveland, O." Starring M.B. Curtis. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

I'm the man that broke the bank of Uncle Sam / Dalrymple.

I'm the man that broke the bank of Uncle Sam / Dalrymple.

Print shows a man labeled "Pension Fraud" holding fists full of money, standing on a stage, singing, with two musicians on the left and the "U.S. Treasury" in the background. Includes text of the song. Title fr... More

Uncle Sam's summer girl for '95 / Dalrymple.

Uncle Sam's summer girl for '95 / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam flirting with a young woman labeled "The New Tariff"; she is holding a bouquet of flowers tied with ribbons labeled "Prosperity and Good Times" and "Increased Wages". An elderly woman labe... More

Alas! Sam had a crying wife at both ends of the chain

Alas! Sam had a crying wife at both ends of the chain

Title on verso. (DLC/PP-1933:0175). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as headpiece in: "Plumblossom Beebe's Adventure" by Julian Ralph, Harper's magazine, 91:943 (... More

Uncle Sam's "crazes" past and present / F. Opper.

Uncle Sam's "crazes" past and present / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon depicting the current "craze" for "Free Silver", showing Uncle Sam riding a silver rocking horse, and participating in several fads "Past and Present", such as the "Blue Glass Cra... More

[William McKinley, head and shoulders portrait, and Garret A. Hobart, head and shoulders portrait, facing left; in ovals bordered with U.S. flags, Uncle Sam between]

[William McKinley, head and shoulders portrait, and Garret A. Hobart, ...

Photo copyrighted by Doremus, Paterson, N.J. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Uncle Sam; Campaign Devices; Presidential contests 189... More

Sam Adams / painted by John Singleton Copley.

Sam Adams / painted by John Singleton Copley.

Portrait print showing samuel Adams holding a rolled document in his right hand and pointing to other documents with his left hand. 7310 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1897 by W. Elson & Co., Boston. Title from item.

Two obstacles that must be removed before Uncle Sam can drive on / Dalrymple.

Two obstacles that must be removed before Uncle Sam can drive on / Dal...

Print shows President McKinley standing on the roadside near a large rock labeled "Unsetteld Tariff Question", as Vice President Hobart and members of McKinley's cabinet attempt to clear the roadway by removing... More

Uncle Sam's new cl[ass in] the art of self-government / W.A. Rogers.

Uncle Sam's new cl[ass in] the art of self-government / W.A. Rogers.

Cartoon showing schoolroom in which teacher, Uncle Sam, hits two boys, "Cuban ex-patriot" and "guerrilla", who are fighting in classroom, with stick. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1898 Aug. 27, p. 833.

Our country - Uncle Sam

Our country - Uncle Sam

Figure of Uncle Sam with flag. Photoprint copyrighted by Joseph Randall Blanchard This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Uncle Sam (Symbol) 1898; Flags U.S. 1898; Patriot... More

Sam Pitman's big production, A fortune hunter

Sam Pitman's big production, A fortune hunter

"Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: The rescue at Eagle Rock Ranch : Brave Nellie with her left arm barred the door and with the right held the Spaniards at bay. Created and "copyright 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co... More

Throwing light on the subject Uncle Sam (to old soldier) -- "I'm not after you; I'm after the rascals behind you" / / Victor Gillam.

Throwing light on the subject Uncle Sam (to old soldier) -- "I'm not a...

Illustration shows political cartoon of Uncle Sam at the U.S. Pension Office shining a lantern labeled "Investigation" on an elderly disabled veteran who is standing in front of a pension agent and a pension at... More

Uncle Sam is expanding And so is E.E. Strauss & Co.'s business in high art tailoring.

Uncle Sam is expanding And so is E.E. Strauss & Co.'s business in high...

Advertising poster showing Uncle Sam straddling the globe, one foot on the Philippines and the other on Puerto Rico, as a man announces through a fog horn that "E.E.S. & Co's clothes are good clothes" from the ... More

Uncle Sam's picnic / Dalrymple.

Uncle Sam's picnic / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam helping four little girls labeled "Philippines, Ladrones, Porto [i.e. Puerto] Rico, [and] Cuba" onto a wagon filled with many other young children, including "Hawaii"; two horses harnessed... More

A welcome to Uncle Sam's protection - three Filipinos entering American lines, Pasay, P.I.

A welcome to Uncle Sam's protection - three Filipinos entering America...

Three Filipinos posed with American soldiers during Philippine War. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood. No. 1.

It ought to be a happy new year Uncle Sam and his English cousin have the world between them / / Victor Gillam.

It ought to be a happy new year Uncle Sam and his English cousin have ...

Illustration showing Uncle Sam and John Bull standing back to back with a globe forming the torso of their bodies, each claiming half for themselves. Illus. in: Judge, v. 360, no. 899 (1899 January 7), cover. T... More