Print shows a broad view of the town and harbor of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with meadow in the foreground, buildings of the town along the waterfront, and ships in the harbor, also two islands and a distant view o... more
Scale ca. 1:275,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1022 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.... more
Reproduction number: A54 (color slide); LC-MSS-27748-21 (B&W negative) While serving as secretary of state, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), one of Virginia's largest planters and slaveholders, wrote this 30 Augus... more
Variant of Evans 26304. Has an additional line. Deposited among the rolls in the office of the secretary of state and signed by Thomas Jefferson.; Evans 26304 Variant. Available also through the Library of Cong... more
Evans 26314 Variant.; A variant of Evans 26314. This copy has the line at the botton of the page Deposited among the rolls in the office of the Secretary of state. and signed by Thomas Jefferson and does not ha... more
Signed by Edm. Randolph, Secretary of State.; Evans 27845.; On verso: 0138C, 2JE61, 57.50 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML... more
Description: U.S. Reports Volume 5; Cranch Volume 1; February Term, 1803; William Marbury v. James Madison, Secretary of State of the United States
Blueprint copy of manuscript survey map of real property and land grants in central Greene County (N.Y.). Shows tract numbers, acreages, line measurements in chains, line declinations in degrees/minutes, and na... more
Reproduction number: A23 (color slide) In the presidential campaign of 1824 the candidates were John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Henry Clay (1777-1852), William Harris Crawford (1772-1834), and Andrew Jackson (17... more
Covers Marietta region (Ga.) including portions of the present-day Cobb, Fulton, and Cherokee Counties. Original in Surveyor General Department, Office of Secretary of State, Atlanta, Ga. Available also through... more
A satire on dissension and political intrigue within Andrew Jackson's administration, surrounding the Spring 1831 resignations of several members of his Cabinet. In the center Jackson sits in a collapsing chair... more
Print shows A.P. Upshur, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed and dated on stone. Stamped on verso: 43309. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division ... more
Republican Senator from Kentucky, 1806-1807, 1810-1811; Congressman, 1811-1814, 1815-1821, 1823-1825; U.S. Secretary of State, 1825-1829; Whig Senator, 1831-1842, 1849-1852; Democratic Republican candidate for ... more
The artist lionizes Kentucky senator Henry Clay, author of the Compromise of 1850, and slams his political foes and critics of the compromise, particularly those in the Taylor administration. A text in the lowe... more
Several prospective Democratic presidential candidates travel along a canal in the "Salt River Barge," named after the proverbial river of political defeat. The passengers are (left to right): Lewis Cass, secre... more
A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... more
Group portrait of the Confederate cabinet including President Jefferson Davis, Vice President Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Attorney General Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Navy Stephen M. Mallory, Secretary... more
Print shows Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait, facing right, at center, surrounded by bust portraits of members of his cabinet, clockwise from top, "Simon Cameron, Secy. of War", "Salmon P. Chase, Secy. of the Tre... more
A caricature of Jefferson Davis, probably issued not long after the bombardment of Fort Sumter, but certainly postdating his February 1861 election as president of the Confederacy. Davis is shown standing on a ... more
A biting vilification of the Confederacy, representing it as a government in league with Satan. From left to right are: "Mr. Mob Law Chief Justice," a well-armed ruffian carrying a pot of tar; Secretary of Stat... more
A facetious view of the Confederate states' early efforts to man a volunteer army during the Civil War. The interior of an enlistment center is shown, where a ragged recruit enters from the left at bayonet poin... more
On verso: Banks 1861. 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 33.
Title devised by Library staff. Pictured in the photo are: 1. Count Piper, Swedish Minister; 2. M. Bertinatti, Italian Minister; 3. M. Molena, Nicaraguan Minister; 4. M. Schleiden, Hanseatic Minister; 5. M. Mer... more
Lincoln's support of abolition is portrayed here as a liability in his race to the White House against Democratic candidate George B. McClellan. At top a smoothly run train "Union" heads straight for the White... more
Reward.; Booth, John Wilkes. 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 204, Folder 59.
A vindictive Northern fantasy on the aftermath of the Civil War. Confederate president Jefferson Davis, dressed in a hoopskirt or crinoline, hangs from a "Sour Apple Tree" at left, a Bowie knife in one hand and... more
Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 1319, 1376 [crossed out], 1566 [crossed out], 30 [crossed out], 1387 [crossed out], Frelinghuysen Secy St... more
The ordinance. To dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other States united with her under the compact entitled, "The Constitution of the United States of America." We the people of the Sta... more
Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America.; On versoof wrapper attached to document: 206 Confederate Broadside Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page imag... more
Head-and-shoulders portraits of Lincoln cabinet officers: William H. Seward, Secy. of State, Edwin M. Stanton, Secy. of War, Gideon Welles, Secy. of the Navy, Salmon P. Chase, Secy. of the Treasury.
View of Jerusalem. Illus. in: Ordnance survey of Jerusalem, made with the sanction of the Right Hon. Earl de Grey and Ripon, Secretary of State for war, by Captain Charles W. Wilson, R.E., under the direction o... more
Print shows a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on July 22, 1862, painted by Francis B. Carpenter at the White House in 1864. Depicted, from left to right are: Edwin M. Stanto... more
Illustration shows at center and under heading "'We Propose' (When things blow over) When?" William M. Tweed standing, holding a paper labeled "Political Economy by Boss Tweed", and in his shadow John T. Hoffma... more
Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more
Microfilm copy of wood engr. of photo by Pach. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, vol. 23, 1879, p. 269. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres. I.; BI; Shelf.
Illustration shows the Temple of Liberty boarded up by Southern states to disenfranchise black voters while inviting the North, represented by New York's Tammany Hall, to do the same in spite of Secretary of St... more
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 9, Folder 31. Copy scanned: 1
Description: U.S. Reports Volume 110; October Term, 1883; Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State, v. Key. La Abra Silver Mineral resources and mines Company v. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State.
Color lithograph, after drawing by J.A. Wales. Illus. in: Puck, 1886 March 17, p. 33. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CHINA U.S. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.
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 173, Folder 27.
Print shows lame duck president Grover Cleveland and Secretary of State Richard Olney looking at a knocked-out document labeled "Arbitration Treaty" lying on a desk between them; John Sherman is looking in thro... more
Signing of the peace protocol of the Spanish-American War - left to right: Benjamin Montgomery, Jules Cambon, Thiebout, William R. Day, J. More, Alvey A. Adee, William McKinely, George Cortelyou, Thomas Cridler... more
Photo copyrighted by J.E. Purdy, Boston. No. 3. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf.
Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt as Santa Claus gathering gifts, such as "Consulship, Ambassadorship, Secretary of Navy, Secretary of State, Governorship of Philippines" and others, to place into... more
Scenes from the 1905 peace conference between the Russian and Japanese Governments, mediated by the U.S. Government at the invitation of President Theodore Roosevelt. Scenes of the dignitaries and celebrities w... more
On Aug. 5, 1905, the Japanese and Russian delegations to the Portsmouth Peace Conference left New York City to board ships which would take them first to Oyster Bay to talk with TR and then to the conference in... more
Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Date span based on active dates of Harris & Ewing, Inc. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ew... more
Page Order: Leaflet 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 240, Folder... more