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This print representing part of the town and harbour of Halifax in Nova Scotia, looking down Prince Street ... Representation dúne partie de la Ville & Port de Halifax, dans la Nouvelle Ecosse, prit de bas de la ruë de Prince ... Serres pinxit ; Jas. Mason sculpsit

This print representing part of the town and harbour of Halifax in Nov...

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

To the right honourable, the Earl of Shelbourne, His Majesty's principal Secretary of State for the Southern Department. This plan of the colony of Connecticut in North-America.

To the right honourable, the Earl of Shelbourne, His Majesty's princip...

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

Thomas Jefferson, April 1, 1790, Estimate of Annual Expenses for Secretary of State

Thomas Jefferson, April 1, 1790, Estimate of Annual Expenses for Secre...

Estimate of Annual Expenses for Secretary of State

Letter, Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Banneker expressing his belief that blacks possess talents equal to those of "other colours of men," 30 August 1791

Letter, Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Banneker expressing his belief th...

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

Second Congress of the United States: At the second session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the fifth of November, one thousand, seven hundred and ninety-two. An act to continue in force for

Second Congress of the United States: At the second session, begun and...

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

Second Congress of the United States: At the second session begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the fifth of November, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two. An act in addition to, and alterat

Second Congress of the United States: At the second session begun and ...

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

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. Begun and held at the City of Philadelphia ... [Dec. 2, 1793] An Act to authorize the President ... to alter the Place for holding a Session of Congress .... Approved-April the third 179

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. Begun and h...

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

U.S. Reports: Huger v. South Carolina, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 339 (1797)

U.S. Reports: Huger v. South Carolina, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 339 (1797)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 3; Dallas Volume 3; February Term, 1797; Huger et al. versus South Carolina.

U.S. Reports: Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 137 (1803)

U.S. Reports: Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 137 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 5; Cranch Volume 1; February Term, 1803; William Marbury v. James Madison, Secretary of State of the United States

Map of state land tract, Greene Co. / done pursuant to law, Simeon DeWitt, Surveyor Gen'l.

Map of state land tract, Greene Co. / done pursuant to law, Simeon DeW...

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

Henry Clay's appointment as secretary of state, 7 March 1825

Henry Clay's appointment as secretary of state, 7 March 1825

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

A map of the second section of that part of Georgia now known as the Cherokee Territory in which are delineated all the districts & lots which by an act of the General Assembly were designated the Gold Districts and taken from actual survey /

A map of the second section of that part of Georgia now known as the C...

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

.00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it

.00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it

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

Rats quitting the ship

Rats quitting the ship

Postmaster general Amos Kendall's 1840 resignation prompted the artist's speculation on the desertion of other Van Buren cabinet members. Kendall resigned on May 16, to concentrate on editing the "Extra Globe,"... more

Clar de kitchen

Clar de kitchen

Another Whig campaign satire, picturing incumbent Martin Van Buren and his Democratic advisers or "Kitchen Cabinet" routed by Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. In a domestic kitchen Harrison, dressed as a ... more

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

William Henry Harrison on his deathbed with Rev. Hawley, a physician, niece, and nephew in attendance, as well as Thomas Ewing, Secretary of Treasury, Daniel Webster, Secretary of State, and Francis Granger (wa... more

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

William Henry Harrison on his deathbed with Rev. Hawley, a physician, niece, and nephew in attendance, as well as Thomas Ewing, Secretary of Treasury, Daniel Webster, Secretary of State, and Francis Granger (wa... more

The mountain in labor

The mountain in labor

The artist employs Aesop's fable about the mountain which was said to be in labor, its dreadful groans attracting expectant crowds only to be disappointed when it issued forth a small mouse. Here the mountain i... more

A.P. Upshur, Secretary of State from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1844

A.P. Upshur, Secretary of State from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1...

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

[Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left, facing front, seated, holding cane, tall hat on table with tablecloth]

[Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left...

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 patriots getting their beans

The patriots getting their beans

A satirical view of the scramble among newly elected President James K. Polk's 1844 campaign supporters, or "patriots," for "their beans," i.e., patronage and other official favors. Polk (upper right) sits in t... more

Polk's dream

Polk's dream

Here Clay is critical of James K. Polk's public advocacy of the 54.40 parallel as the northern boundary of American territory in Oregon. The cartoon also alludes to widespread uncertainty as to the course the ... more

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

A gloomy view of the effects of the Polk administration's Tariff of 1846. The artist echoes Whig condemnation of the measure as adverse to American trade. A funeral cortege, composed of administration supporter... more

Political game of brag. Shew of hands

Political game of brag. Shew of hands

The artist resorts to the familiar metaphor of a card game for the presidential stakes in his rendition of the 1848 contest. The major contenders play a game of "brag" (an early form of poker). Around the tabl... more

The Clay statue. A model of a man. Designed by the goddess of liberty

The Clay statue. A model of a man. Designed by the goddess of liberty

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

The apotheosis

The apotheosis

The print is a fragment of a larger lithograph entitled "Invasion of Cuba," composed of two panels, applauding American "filibustering" expeditions to liberate Cuba from Spain. (See also "The Great Naval Blocka... more

Loco Foco candidates travelling, on the canel system

Loco Foco candidates travelling, on the canel system

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

Dan the fisherman overhauled by British cruisers

Dan the fisherman overhauled by British cruisers

A humorous but favorable portrayal of secretary of state Daniel Webster's assertive role in the dispute over American fishing rights in Canadian waters. (See also Edward W. Clay's "John Bull's Fish Monopoly, n... more

Hon. John Sherman of Ohio

Hon. John Sherman of Ohio

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Sec. of the Treasury under Hayes; Sec. of State under McKinley. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

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

Buchanan, Pres. & cabinet

Buchanan, Pres. & cabinet

Photograph shows President Buchanan standing, surrounded by his Cabinet including Jacob Thompson, Secretary of the Interior; Lewis Cass, Secretary of State; Howell Cobb, Secretary of the Treasury; Jeremiah Blac... more

Buchanan, Pres. & cabinet

Buchanan, Pres. & cabinet

Photograph shows President Buchanan standing, surrounded by his Cabinet including Jacob Thompson, Secretary of the Interior; Lewis Cass, Secretary of State; Howell Cobb, Secretary of the Treasury; Jeremiah Blac... more

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, Saturday, December 08, 1860 (Nomination of Seward for Secretary of State)
The cabinet at Washington

The cabinet at Washington

Group portrait of Lincoln's cabinet including (left to right) Postmaster General Montgomery Blair, Secretary of the Interior Caleb B. Smith, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, President Lincoln, Secreta... more

President Lincoln & cabinet / lith. of J.H. Bufford.

President Lincoln & cabinet / lith. of J.H. Bufford.

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

Quarterly statement of banks for October 1861. Abstract from the quarterly statements of the several banks of the state of New Jersey filed in the office of the Secretary of State, in pursuance of an act approved March 14, 1860. Trenton. N.J. J.

Quarterly statement of banks for October 1861. Abstract from the quart...

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.

The Southern Confederacy a fact!!! Acknowledged by a might prince and faithful ally

The Southern Confederacy a fact!!! Acknowledged by a might prince and ...

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

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs by Whitehurst, of Washington, and Hinton, of Montgomery, Alabama.

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs...

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

The voluntary manner in which some of the Southern volunteers enlist / Thos. Worth, del.

The voluntary manner in which some of the Southern volunteers enlist /...

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

Jeff Davis on the right platform, or the last "act of secession"

Jeff Davis on the right platform, or the last "act of secession"

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

Wm. Seward

Wm. Seward

Photographic reproduction of engraving shows portrait of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. Title from item.

[The Secretary of State and the Diplomatic Corps at Trenton Falls, New York]

[The Secretary of State and the Diplomatic Corps at Trenton Falls, New...

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

First emancipation proclamation, [Facsimile.]

First emancipation proclamation, [Facsimile.]

This original and draft of the first Emancipation Proclamation as described below by the Assistant Secretary of State was presented to the Albany Army Relief Bazaar in Feb. 1864, and brought the sum of $1,000 f... more

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Another venomous attack on the Lincoln administration by the artist of "The Commander-in-Chief Conciliating the Soldier's Votes, no. 1864-31," and "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," (no. 1864-3... more

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the November smash-up

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the Novembe...

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

Freedom's immortal triumph!  Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty."  Last scene of all, that ends this strange eventful history

Freedom's immortal triumph! Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty." Las...

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

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Edwin M. Stanton to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, April 05, 1865 (Telegram reporting Secretary of State Seward's injury)

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: E...

Telegram reporting Secretary of State Seward's injury

Frelinghuysen, Hon. Frederick Theodore of N.J. Member of the peace convention of 1861 held in Wash. D.C. Sec. of State in Pres. Arthur's cabinet

Frelinghuysen, Hon. Frederick Theodore of N.J. Member of the peace con...

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

$30,000 reward. Description of John Wilkes Booth! who assassinated the President on the evening of April 14th, 1865 ... Description of the person who attempted to assassinate Hon. W. H. Seward, Secretary of state ... The Common council of

$30,000 reward. Description of John Wilkes Booth! who assassinated the...

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.

Evarts, Wm. M. (Sec. of State)

Evarts, Wm. M. (Sec. of State)

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 1349, W O [?] Evarts, 462 [crossed out], 1448 [crossed out], N.Y. Made Feb. 1877. Credit line: Brady-Hand... more

Panoramic view of the city. General view of the city, from the hill of Evil Counsel / McDonald, Sergt. R.E. photo.

Panoramic view of the city. General view of the city, from the hill of...

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

[Letter from J. Thompson to J. P. Benjamin Secretary of state. January 8, 1865].

[Letter from J. Thompson to J. P. Benjamin Secretary of state. January...

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

The state of South Carolina. At a convention an ordinance to dissolve the Union

The state of South Carolina. At a convention an ordinance to dissolve ...

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

Hon. F.W. Seward, Ass't Sec. of State

Hon. F.W. Seward, Ass't Sec. of State

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: F.W. Seward, Asst. Secty., of State, 30625 [crossed out], 740, 1031 [crossed out], 408 [crossed out], thi... more

Cabinet Officers / engd. by H.W. Smith, N.Y.

Cabinet Officers / engd. by H.W. Smith, N.Y.

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.

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet / painted by F.B. Carpenter ; engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet ...

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

DCM 0014: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0014: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 63.5 cm. Key Holes System: Carte's 1867 patent, cylindrical, variation of the simple system, open G#, incorporating Boehm full venting principles plus some fingerin... more

[Steven F. Chadwick, govenor of Oregon, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left] / Bradley & Rulofson.

[Steven F. Chadwick, govenor of Oregon, head-and-shoulders portrait, f...

Title devised by Library staff. Written on verso: S.F. Chadwick, Secretary of State, Oregon. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

The President of the United States and his Cabinet for 1872(?) / Th. Nast.

The President of the United States and his Cabinet for 1872(?) / Th. N...

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

William H. Seward, Secretary of State during the Civil War

William H. Seward, Secretary of State during the Civil War

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

Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873

Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873

Hamilton Fish was secretary of state under President Grant, 1869-1877. Here Fish describes President Grant reading a "rough draft of his prepared inaugural" before his Cabinet. The Cabinet members suggest that ... more

[State officials of South Carolina]

[State officials of South Carolina]

Includes portraits of: James Conner, Attorney-General; Johnson Hagood, Comptroller-General; E. W. Moise, Adjutant and Inspector-General; Wade Hampton, Governor; W. D. Simpson, Liet.-Governor; S. L. Leaphart, St... more

A cabinet meeting at the White House- Pres. Hayes, John Sherman [Secy. of the Treasury], R.W. Thompson [Secy. of the Navy], Charles Devens [Atty. Gen.], William Evarts [Secy. of State], Carl Schurz [Secy. of Interior], George McCrary [Secy. of War] and David Key [Postmaster Gen.]

A cabinet meeting at the White House- Pres. Hayes, John Sherman [Secy....

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.

"Freedom of suffrage to the blacks means freedom of suffrage to the whites." - Evarts Solid South. "Hurry up, dough-face, and shut up your side. Mine is solid" Th. Nast

"Freedom of suffrage to the blacks means freedom of suffrage to the wh...

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

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

Print shows New York Herald editor James Gordon Bennett, holding a shotgun and carrying a bag labeled "Game Bag for Sensations J.G. Bennett", standing next to a scarecrow labeled "$500.00 Herald Cheque" and "Th... more

Republican ticket. For Governor. William H. Bulkeley. For Lieutenant Governor, John D. Candee. For Secretary of State, Stiles T. Stanton. For treasurer, Julius Converse. For comptroller, Frank D. Sloat. For representative in Congress, John T. Wa

Republican ticket. For Governor. William H. Bulkeley. For Lieutenant G...

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

U.S. Reports: Frelinghuysen v. Key, 110 U.S. 63 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Frelinghuysen v. Key, 110 U.S. 63 (1884)

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.

A preliminary set-to / Gillam.

A preliminary set-to / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine badly bruised after boxing a round against the "Ohio Secretary of State" who is slumped against the ropes; William W. Phelps and Whitelaw Reid attempt to revive Blaine with a ... more

Blaine O'Maine / J. Keppler.

Blaine O'Maine / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine running through a swamp, chasing a firefly labeled "Presidency" that is thumbing its nose at him. Blaine is leaving a "Bad Political Record" behind him that begins with his "E... more

President Cleveland and his cabinet / J. Keppler.

President Cleveland and his cabinet / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows President Cleveland sitting at a desk between his cabinet members, from the left, "W.C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, Daniel Manning, Secretary of the Treasury, A.H. Garland, Attorney-Gener... more

[Caricature showing Chinese Minister handing "claims of China" to Secretary of State Bayard, who is seated under sign which reads "the Chinese have no votes and no rights which this government is bound to respect, 1886"]

[Caricature showing Chinese Minister handing "claims of China" to Secr...

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.

U.S. Reports: Bayard v. White, 127 U.S. 246 (1888)

U.S. Reports: Bayard v. White, 127 U.S. 246 (1888)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 127; October Term, 1887; Bayard v. United States ex rel. White

John Hay, 1838-1905

John Hay, 1838-1905

Secretary of State; half length portrait, seated at desk, facing right. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption ca... more

The raven / J. Keppler.

The raven / J. Keppler.

Caricature of President Benjamin Harrison, as a very short person, with large head, seated at a desk, wearing the big hat of his grandfather William Henry Harrison, also a president. On a bust perches Secretar... more

State of South Carolina. Office of Secretary of state. The great seal of the State of South Carolina ... James E. Tindal. Secretary of State. August 1st, 1891.

State of South Carolina. Office of Secretary of state. The great seal ...

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.

Schofield, Gen. J.M

Schofield, Gen. J.M

Photograph shows General McAllister Schofield (1831-1906) who served as U.S. Secretary of State between 1868 and 1869. Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten l... more

Schofield, Gen. J.M

Schofield, Gen. J.M

Photograph shows General McAllister Schofield (1831-1906) who served as U.S. Secretary of State between 1868 and 1869. Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten l... more

Schofield, Gen. J.M. Gen.

Schofield, Gen. J.M. Gen.

Photograph shows General McAllister Schofield (1831-1906) who served as U.S. Secretary of State between 1868 and 1869. Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten l... more

"Poor thing! - they have taken the life out of it!" / Dalrymple.

"Poor thing! - they have taken the life out of it!" / Dalrymple.

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

Settling affairs of state / Dalrymple.

Settling affairs of state / Dalrymple.

Print shows John Sherman, Secretary of State, dressed as an old woman with a purse labeled "Sec. Sherman", plucking the petals off daisies labeled "Hawaii, Cuba, [and] Bering Sea" picked from a flowerpot labele... more

Cabinet Room, White House, Aug. 12, 1898. Secy. of State William R. Day signing

Cabinet Room, White House, Aug. 12, 1898. Secy. of State William R. Da...

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

[John Hay, 1838-1905, head and shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Secretary of State]

[John Hay, 1838-1905, head and shoulders portrait, facing slightly lef...

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.

Amending the treaty Enmendando el tratado.

Amending the treaty Enmendando el tratado.

Cartoon shows a boar "Bliss-Palma Protocolo" being de-tusked by Cuban Secretary of State Manuel Sanguily y Garritt and "Beet Remolacha." The de-tusking tools they use are labeled "Art. VII" and "Art. IV" refer... more

Santa Claus elect preparing for Christmas / J.S. Pughe.

Santa Claus elect preparing for Christmas / J.S. Pughe.

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

The opening session of the twenty-third conference of the Interparliamentary Union, October 1, 1925 in the House of Representatives, United States Capitol Building. The picture is shown looking from the press gallery made during the address of welcome by Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg

The opening session of the twenty-third conference of the Interparliam...

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

Japanese and Russian peace delegates--leaving New York City, 1905 /

Japanese and Russian peace delegates--leaving New York City, 1905 /

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

Scenes and incidents, Russo-Japanese peace conference, Portsmouth, N.H. /

Scenes and incidents, Russo-Japanese peace conference, Portsmouth, N.H...

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

A proclamation by the President of the United States. John Hay, Secretary of State of the United States, died on July 1st ... Done at the City of Washington, this third day of July, A. D., 1905 ... Theodore Roosevelt.

A proclamation by the President of the United States. John Hay, Secret...

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

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