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Whereas the lawes published by the Honourable General Court, Lib. 1. Pag. 76 Sect. 3 Do require all townes from time to time to dispose of single persons and inmates within their towns to service, or otherwise. [Massachusetts, 1668] [Positive Ph

Whereas the lawes published by the Honourable General Court, Lib. 1. P...

Notice to constables to acquaint the selectmen that the court expects the laws to be attended to.; Mss. additions dated Aug. 24, 1668.; Not in Evans.; Ford. No. 37. Available also through the Library of Congres... more

[Arms] By His Excellency the Governor. Whereas it hath been of absolute necessity, that a certain number of men should be impressed, for the service of their Majesties, in defence of this their Province, both at sea and land, against the common

[Arms] By His Excellency the Governor. Whereas it hath been of absolut...

Ford 191.; Evans 619. 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 33, Folder 25c.

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. At a session of the great and general Court, held at Boston, October 14, 1713. Resolved that it is for Her Majesties service there be some townships regularly planted and setled in the most defensive manner, in

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. At a session of the great and gener...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. 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 33, Folder 42.

Some meditations concerning our honourable gentlemen and fellow-souldiers, in pursuit of those barbarous natives in the Narragansit-Country; and their service there. By an unfeigned friend. Re-printed at N. London, April 4, 1721.

Some meditations concerning our honourable gentlemen and fellow-souldi...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. 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 3, Folder 6.

L'hydrographie françoise : recueil des cartes générales et particulières qui ont éte faites pour le service des vaisseaux du roy, par ordre des Ministres de la marine, depuis 1737, jusqu'en 1765.

L'hydrographie françoise : recueil des cartes générales et particulièr...

Phillips, 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Instructions for masters of transports, captains and commanding officers of military commissaries, that are of shall be employed in His Majesty’s service in the province of the Massachusetts-Bay. Directing how supplys of provisions, cloathing an

Instructions for masters of transports, captains and commanding office...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; 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 34, Folder 39.

By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; Captain-General and Governour in chief in and over the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. To [blank] Sir, As you have received beating-orders from me to enlist men into His Majesty’s service

By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; Captain-General and Governour ...

Ford 1032.; Not in Evans.; Filled in in mss. and dated Apr. 17, 1755. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Co... more

By the honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governor and commander in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New England. A proclamation for the encouragement of persons to inlist into his Majesty’s service in

By the honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; Lieutenant-Governor and commande...

Imprint 3.; Proclamation.; Not in Evans. 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 35, Folder 20.

Carte réduite des débouquemens de St. Domingue dressée pour le service des vaisseaux du roy. Par ordre de M. le duc de Choiseul, colonel général des suisses et grisons, ministre de la guerre et de la marine. M.DCC.LXV.

Carte réduite des débouquemens de St. Domingue dressée pour le service...

Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1857 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Longitude occide... more

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the UnitedColonies of America to serve from the date hereof until the fifteenth day of January next, if the service requires it ... [n. p., 177-].

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

Not in Ford or Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. 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 40, Folder 40.

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United Colonies of America, to serve from the date hereof until the fifteenth day of January next, if the service requires it; and each one of us do engage to furnis

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

Positive Photostat. 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 38, Folder 36.

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the selectmen of each town in this Colony be, and hereby are directed to furnish each non-commissioned officer and private soldier that shall be inlisted in the province service, f

In Provincial congress, Watertown, April 23, 1775. Resolved that the s...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Evans 14228. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 du... more

New-York, Committee Chamber, 29th May, 1775. Whereas the public service of the Colony may render large supplies of the following articles absolutely necessary ... [Ten articles of supply not to be disposed of, and requiring report of quantity on

New-York, Committee Chamber, 29th May, 1775. Whereas the public servic...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; May 29, 1775. 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 22.

Instructions for the officers of several regiments of the Massachusetts-Bay forces, who are immediately to go upon the recruiting service … Given at the headquarters at Cambridge, this 10th day of July 1775. Horatio Gates, adjutant-general. [Wat

Instructions for the officers of several regiments of the Massachusett...

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

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United States Colonies, and severally promise, and engage to continue in such service until the first day of December, 1776, unless sooner discharged

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera... more

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United States of America, to continue in that service 'till the end of the present war with Britain, unless sooner regularly discharged ... and to be under such regu

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United American Colonies, and severally promise, and engage to continue in such service until the first day of December, 1776 … [Watertown: Printed by

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves...

Ford 2022.; Evans 14883. 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 39, Folder 14a.

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a company to consist of [blank] able bodied and effective men (including officers) as soldiers in the Massachusetts service, for the defence of the sea coast in this Colony, agreeabl

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a compa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. 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 Eph... more

To [blank] Gentlemen. Greeting. You are hereby impowered immediately to enlist a company, to consist of eighty-eight able-bodied and effective men, including non-commissioned officers and privates, as soldiers in the service of this Colony, to d

To [blank] Gentlemen. Greeting. You are hereby impowered immediately t...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. 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

The American Crisis. by the author of Common Sense [Thomas Paine] "These are the times that try men's souls: the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country..."

The American Crisis. by the author of Common Sense [Thomas Paine] "The...

Written in Dec. 1776. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412 DB This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. Rev.; Broadsides [1776]; BI WORKS; RBD; Shelf.

State of Massachusetts Bay In the House of representatives, September 14, 1779. Whereas it is indispensably necessary that a supply of blankets should be immediately procured for the service of the army ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas & John Flee

State of Massachusetts Bay In the House of representatives, September ...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirteen United States of North America, 1779

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirtee...

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing, wearing uniform, holding telescope cradled in right arm, left hand on anchor, with naval battle scene in the background.

State of New-Jersey. An act for compleating the quota of troops belonging to this State in the service of the United States ... Passed at Trenton, March 11, 1780. M. Ewing, jun. clerk.

State of New-Jersey. An act for compleating the quota of troops belong...

Not in Evans.; 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 99, Folder 5.

Carte réduite des côtes et de l'interieur de la presqu' île de la Floride, avec la détroit de cette presqu' île et le canal de Bahama. Dressée au Dépôt général des cartes, plans, et journaux de la marine, d'après differentes cartes combinées. Pour le service des vaisseaux du roi.

Carte réduite des côtes et de l'interieur de la presqu' île de la Flor...

Scale ca. 1:1,600,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In lower margin: No. 2.H., N. 1.H et 2.H. Ensemble, Prix trois lives. LC Maps of North America, 1... more

Virginia Militia, April 2, 1780, Report on Artillery by Remaining Terms of Service

Virginia Militia, April 2, 1780, Report on Artillery by Remaining Term...

Report on Artillery by Remaining Terms of Service

Seal Blonde, New-York, 21st July, 1780. Whereas Doubts have arisen how far Masters and Mates of Vessels can justify to their Owners abroad, an Offer of their Service to Admiral ARBUTHNOT, according to his most earnest Invitation; .... New-York,

Seal Blonde, New-York, 21st July, 1780. Whereas Doubts have arisen how...

Printed aboard the Blonde, New York harbor?; Another copy in George Washington Papers (Ms. Sir.), v. 145, no. 104.; On verso: 1625T 11757. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: ... more

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of representatives. November 27, 1780. A resolve prescribing the form of inlistment for those men belonging to this Commonwealth, who shall inlist into the service of the United States ... [Boston: Pri

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of representatives. Novemb...

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 41, Folder 10.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, February session, 1782. Whereas great frauds have been committed, and the recruiting service greatly injured by designing persons engaging recruits for the continental servic

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly,...

Evans 17700.; 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 165, Folder 11.

To the customers of Thomas's Massachusetts Spy. Kind patrons. The publisher of the Massachusetts Spy was early in life engaged, in the way of his profession, in the service of his country. Sixteen years have now elapsed ... Printing-Office, Worc

To the customers of Thomas's Massachusetts Spy. Kind patrons. The 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 43, Folder 1.

James Martin, January 30, 1787, Certificate of Thomas Silbey's Service as Carpenter Aboard the Marianne

James Martin, January 30, 1787, Certificate of Thomas Silbey's Service...

Certificate of Thomas Silbey's Service as Carpenter Aboard the Marianne

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation ... Nowtherefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday the twenty-sixth day of November next to be devoted by the people of these states, to the service of that great and glorious Be

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation ... N...

Evans 22211.; On verso: Gift Pierpont Morgan Library, 11-27-1951. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Colle... more

All able bodied seamen who are willing to engage in the cause of Liberty, and in the service of the French Republic, will please to apply to the French Consul ... Philadelphia, August, 1793.

All able bodied seamen who are willing to engage in the cause of Liber...

Cut of ship at head of page has caption: They steer to Liberty's shores.; Removed from the Papers of E. C. Genet.; On verso: 2-92-27.5; and 315842, 4F65 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ... more

... An act to authorize the President of the United States during the recess of the present Congress, to cause to be purchased or built a number of vessels to be equipped as gallies, or otherwise in the service of the United States ... [Followed

... An act to authorize the President of the United States during the ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

... An act to authorize Ephraim Kimberly to locate the land-warrant issued to him for service in the late American army ... [Followed by] An act for the relief of Leffert Lefferts and others. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794.].

... An act to authorize Ephraim Kimberly to locate the land-warrant is...

Evans 27846.; Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress ofthe United States: at the first session begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday,the second of December... more

... An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishement for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five; and for the expenses of the militia lately called into the service of the United States. [Philadelphia: Prin

... An act making appropriations for the support of the military estab...

Caption title: At head of title: Third 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 third of November, one thousa... more

United States Army, 1806, Officers Years of Service Newspaper Clipping
Philip Schuyler Esq'r. maj'r. gen'l. in the American service / Leney sct.

Philip Schuyler Esq'r. maj'r. gen'l. in the American service / Leney s...

Print shows Philip Schuyler, bust portrait, facing left; in oval. Title from item. After ca. 1792 miniature painted by John Trumbull. Published in Port Folio magazine, 1810 (June). Stauffer, 1848 Published in: ... more

Schedule of monthly pay, subsistence and forage, of troops in actual service, agreeably to the acts of Congress in force on the 1st July, 1814 ... Accountant's office, Richmond, August 1st, 1814. the alterations made by the several late acts of

Schedule of monthly pay, subsistence and forage, of troops in actual s...

Title.; Imprint 2.; On verso , copy 1 : 8 1 00 ; on verso , copy 2 : Col. Jhon ambler 19 th Reg. T Richmond. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and ... more

U.S. Reports: Henry v. Ball, 14 U.S. (1 Wheat.) 1 (1816)

U.S. Reports: Henry v. Ball, 14 U.S. (1 Wheat.) 1 (1816)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 14; Wheaton Volume 1; February Term, 1816; Negress Sally Henry, by William Henry, her father and next friend, v. Ball

James Madison. Summary, Service to His Country. 1836.

James Madison. Summary, Service to His Country. 1836.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

High Bridge and high service works and reservoir

High Bridge and high service works and reservoir

Print shows the High Bridge and aqueduct spanning the Harlem River to the pumping station and reservoir. Title from item. Illus. from: Manual of the Corporation for the City of New York. New York : Common Council, 184-.

Plan of the city of Burlington shewing [i.e. showing] water & sewer service.

Plan of the city of Burlington shewing [i.e. showing] water & sewer se...

Shows water mains by blue lines, sewer mains by red lines, and hydrants by red spots. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Circular. "United States fiscal department." To professional gentlemen, officers in the various branches of the public service, claimants, and others "immediately interested in the practical administration of the government." ... Taylor & Maury,

Circular. "United States fiscal department." To professional gentlemen...

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. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 200, Folder 17.

Captain Hughes, lately employed on special service in Circassia (he brought the important intelligence to the Allies at Kertch of the fall of Anapa[)]

Captain Hughes, lately employed on special service in Circassia (he br...

Captain Hughes, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection. Roger Fenton,... more

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle with bayonet from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in... more

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Unidentified soldier in Union captain's uniform with U.S. Medical Service hat in front of painted backdrop showing landscape]

[Unidentified soldier in Union captain's uniform with U.S. Medical Ser...

Soldier is probably a surgeon. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Rinhart, no. 118 (variant) Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.... more

Camp Cameron, Georgetown, D.C., the encampment of the Seventh Regiment New York State Militia ; Service by Rev. Dr. Weston, chaplain of the Seventh Regiment, at Camp Cameron, on Sunday, May 5th, 1861 /

Camp Cameron, Georgetown, D.C., the encampment of the Seventh Regiment...

Illustrations show a view of Camp Cameron and soldiers and citizens attending an outdoor church service. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, (1861 May 25), p. 324.

The rolls of honor. Notice to volunteers. All Pennsylvania volunteers mustered into the service of the United States from the commencement of the war, are entitled to have their names inscribed on the rolls of honor to be deposited in Independen

The rolls of honor. Notice to volunteers. All Pennsylvania volunteers ...

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 157, Folder 35.

General order. The attention of officers and others in the naval service is called to the following section of an act of Congress, approved July 14, 1862, viz ... Gideon Welles, Secretary of Navy. Navy department. July 17, 1862.

General order. The attention of officers and others in the naval servi...

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. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 204, Folder 35.

[Group at Secret Service headquarters at Antietam, Maryland]

[Group at Secret Service headquarters at Antietam, Maryland]

Photograph shows fourteen men, including Allan and William Pinkerton, and several Union Army officers posed in front of a tent. Below each is a hand-written number which corresponds to a list on the back of th... more

Religious service aboard the monitor Passaic, Port Royal, S.C., 1863

Religious service aboard the monitor Passaic, Port Royal, S.C., 1863

No. 5413. Title from Civil War caption book in Prints & Photographs Reading Room. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Post office department. Sir: You are directed to receive from Postmasters, on deposit, for the service of the Post Office department all treasury notes of the old issue, at part, for balances due from them to the Confederate states, up to and in

Post office department. Sir: You are directed to receive from Postmast...

Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America. 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 2... more

Funeral service of President Lincoln, at Chicago, May 1 - 1. Reception of the remains at the Court House; 2. Thirty-six young ladies of the high school strewing the bier with garlands and immortelles

Funeral service of President Lincoln, at Chicago, May 1 - 1. Reception...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 503 (1865 May 20), p. 137.

Funeral service of President Lincoln at Chicago, Illinois, May 1.  Removing the coffin from the funeral train to the catafalque

Funeral service of President Lincoln at Chicago, Illinois, May 1. Rem...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after photograph by Alschuler. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 503 (1865 May 20), p. 136.

Seward. Eight years of service, such as greatest Kings ... A. D. F. R. March 4,1869

Seward. Eight years of service, such as greatest Kings ... A. D. F. R....

Verse. 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 126, Folder 11a. Copy scanned: 2

The tomb of the president - Funeral service at Springfield, Illinois

The tomb of the president - Funeral service at Springfield, Illinois

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after sketch by Thomas Hogan. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 504 (1865 May 27), p. 156.

President Lincoln's funeral - burial service at Oak Ridge, Springfield, Illinois

President Lincoln's funeral - burial service at Oak Ridge, Springfield...

Wood engraving after sketch by W. Waud. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 9 (1865 May 27), p. 329. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

The soldier's prayer book, or Dick and his pack of cards. Showing how a soldier named Richard Middleton, was taken before the mayor of a city and tried for using cards in Church during divine service. Being a droll, merry, and humorous account o

The soldier's prayer book, or Dick and his pack of cards. Showing how ...

On verso: Filed Jan. 17, 1866. 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 127, Folder 1.

[Black soldier, Indian war period, Infantry, Co. D with shoulder knots, holding noncom sword, wearing aiguelette, crossed rifles with "D" on kepi, white gloves plus 3 service stripes (i.e. 15 years service)]

[Black soldier, Indian war period, Infantry, Co. D with shoulder knots...

Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.332) Title from Gladstone collection checklist. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: T48. General information about the Gladstone collection is available ... more

[Grand Duke Alexis at Russian Greek Church service, 951 2d Ave., New York City]

[Grand Duke Alexis at Russian Greek Church service, 951 2d Ave., New Y...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 33, no. 847 (1871 Dec. 23), p. 229. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Aleksei Aleksandrovich, ... more

Service on the Day of Atonement by the Israelite soldiers of the Army before Metz 1870

Service on the Day of Atonement by the Israelite soldiers of the Army ...

B9732 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Merchants Litho. Co.

Civil service reform. Mr. Curtis's scheme considered.- Collegiate education as a test for office.- The Republican party opposed to Democrats for office- A reply to an article in Harper's weekly with some observations on the report of the Civil S

Civil service reform. Mr. Curtis's scheme considered.- Collegiate educ...

Civil service reform. 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 206, Folder 24.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By His Excellency William B. Washburn, Governor: a proclamation for a day of fasting and prayer ... I do hereby designate as the period to be consecrated to this service of public prayer, Thursday, the fourth day o

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By His Excellency William B. Washburn, ...

On verso: Fast Apr 4. 1872. 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. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 74... more

The "best friend," the first locomotive built in the United States for actual service on a railroad

The "best friend," the first locomotive built in the United States for...

Illustration showing people on first excursion trip of the South Carolina Railroad, 15th January 1831; it was built at the West Point Foundery Shops in New York City. Illus. in: The history of the first locomot... more

In memoriam--our civil service as it was / Th. Nast.

In memoriam--our civil service as it was / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing statue of Andrew Jackson sitting on hog atop tomb, "To the victors belong the spoils--A. Jackson". Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 April 28, p. 325.

Civil Service Reform

Civil Service Reform

Cartoon showing office-seekers kneeling at base of equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson, with one saying, "St. Jackson, can't you save us? Can't you give us something?" Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 March 31, p. 256.

In memorium--our civil service as it was

In memorium--our civil service as it was

Cartoon showing statue of Andrew Jackson on pig, which is over "fraud," "bribery," and "spoils," eating "plunder." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 April 28, p. 325.

Death on economy. U.S. "I suppose I must spend a little on life-saving service, life-boat stations, life-boats, surf-boats, etc.; but it is too bad to be obliged to waste so much money" / Th. Nast.

Death on economy. U.S. "I suppose I must spend a little on life-saving...

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam looking at drowned bodies and shipwrecked Huron. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 Dec. 29, p. 1024.

To the Army of Northern Virginia after four years of arduous service, ...

To the Army of Northern Virginia after four years of arduous service, ...

Memorial repro. of Robert E. Lee's speech after Appomattox; vignette portrait, birthplace, and sarcophagus. Pen lithograph by Professor A.F. Craig. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421 B. This record contains unve... more

... To the public: In embarking in the enterprise of furnishing prompt, efficient and reliable messenger, police and fire service this company relieves you of the extortionate monthly rental for call boxes ... New York, March 21, 1881.

... To the public: In embarking in the enterprise of furnishing prompt...

Gift A. P. Loper. Apr. 26 1938. 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 129, Folder 5.

Washington, D.C. - the meteorological work of the United States Signal Service. Interior of the "Fact Room," where the weather probabilities are made up

Washington, D.C. - the meteorological work of the United States Signal...

Wood engraving from sketches by H.A. Ogden. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Suppl., 1881 March 19, p. 56 bottom. Reference copies may be in SSF - Meteorology; LOT 4386-L. This record contains u... more

Railway postal diagram of the state of Ohio prepared for the use of the Railway Mail Service by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of the Post Office Dept.

Railway postal diagram of the state of Ohio prepared for the use of th...

Map shows county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names of lines along the railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Scale ca. 1:600,000. LC Railroad maps, 283 "The ... more

Railway postal diagram of the state of Wisconsin prepared for the use of the Railway Mail Service; W. L. Nicholson, Topographer P.O. Dept.

Railway postal diagram of the state of Wisconsin prepared for the use ...

Shows county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names along the lines. Scale ca. 1:700,000. LC Railroad maps, 313 Description derived from published bibliography. "The railroads and pos... more

U.S. Reports: Pray v. United States, 106 U.S. 594 (1883)

U.S. Reports: Pray v. United States, 106 U.S. 594 (1883)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 106; October Term, 1882; Pray v. United States

U.S. Reports: St. Clair v. Cox, 106 U.S. 350 (1882)

U.S. Reports: St. Clair v. Cox, 106 U.S. 350 (1882)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 106; October Term, 1882; St. Clair v. Cox

Memorial service of James Abram Garfield / Bureau Engraving & Printing.

Memorial service of James Abram Garfield / Bureau Engraving & Printing...

Print shows James A. Garfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in medallion with star and leaf motif forming an inner border, topped with an olive branch and a sword; flags extend from the sides and ... more

Devouring flames. Michigan's old state capitol succumbs to them after thirty-five years of service [1883?].

Devouring flames. Michigan's old state capitol succumbs to them after ...

Michigan, Capitol- Fire. 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 84, Folder 10.

Processional hymn; After a service

Processional hymn; After a service

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The  Helper Christmas service

The Helper Christmas service

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Consistent civil service reform / F. Opper.

Consistent civil service reform / F. Opper.

Illustration shows President Cleveland handing a paper that states "Re-appointment for Honesty and Efficiency" to Henry G. Pearson for his appointment as Postmaster in New York. Pearson is carrying a box labele... more

A civil service reform version of an old fable / Gillam.

A civil service reform version of an old fable / Gillam.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland as a shepherd standing among his flock labeled "Treasury, Supreme Bench, Office, [and] Post Office", telling a well-dressed wolf, who has a piece of paper in his pocket label... more

Civil Service examination for the New York police.  A graduate / W.P. Snyder.

Civil Service examination for the New York police. A graduate / W.P. ...

Policeman holding reins of horse. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1886 Jan. 16, p. 44.

The Railway mail service - methods of distributing and delivering the mail / from sketches by a staff artist.

The Railway mail service - methods of distributing and delivering the ...

Composite of four scenes: 1. Before the start: delivering the mail and daily papers at the Pennsylvania Railway depot, at Jersey City. 2. Interior of car: distributing mail. 3. The catch. 4. "Ready to throw off... more

Sketches of the life saving service of the United States [with the use of life boat, buoy and hawser, etc.]

Sketches of the life saving service of the United States [with the use...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 32, (1888 January 21), p. 56. Ref. copy in SS Grahics - 4397T - OCCUPATIONS & TRADES. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Life-saving; Shelf.

This is the "pull" that civil service reform has with this administration / Dalrymple.

This is the "pull" that civil service reform has with this administrat...

Cartoon showing Benjamin Harrison on Republican Party elephant labeled "Tannerism," which is tearing down civil service rules, as Theodore Roosevelt, Thompson, and C. Lyman try to restrain elephant by pulling o... more

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