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Two addresses from the Governour, council and convention of the Massachusets Colony assembled at Boston in New-England. Presented to his majesty, at Hampton-Court, August 7, 1689. By Sir Henry Ashurst Baronet.

Two addresses from the Governour, council and convention of the Massac...

Incomplete.; 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 33, Folder 18b.

[Title page and page opposite inscribed by John Evelyn to Sir Christopher Wren, of John Evelyn's Acetaria, a Discourse of Sallets. 1699]

[Title page and page opposite inscribed by John Evelyn to Sir Christop...

Illus. in: John Evelyn's Acetaria, a Discourse of Sallets. London, 1699, title page and page opposite. Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1981, p. 93. This record contains unverified, old data from caption c... more

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Catalonian pilgrim

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Cat...

Two Lilliputian figures, a French landholder, and a Catalonian pilgrim headed for the Holy Land confront each other. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial border.

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology staying for the remarkables of your place, and the composer being unwilling to send it to the press without them, that so the work may be as compleat as possible --- You are theref

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology stayi...

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 34, Folder 7.

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

Print shows General Sir John Cope and two other British officers riding to the gates of Berwick and announcing the defeat of British forces at Prestonpans by the Scots under the leadership of Charles Edward Stu... more

To the Honble Sir William Gooch, Bart. His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, and Commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia. The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Williamsburg, 1748] [Negative Photostat.].

To the Honble Sir William Gooch, Bart. His Majesty's Lieutenant-govern...

In reply to the Governor's address at the opening of the session Oct. 26 1748.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in S... more

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

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / ...

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Sir William Johnson, with his arm resting on a cannon muzzle and holding a baton.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Sir Wm. Johnson's son / Huteu(?) fecit.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Si...

Illustration showing fort and outbuildings in New York.

Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing right. Mezzotint by James McArdell after Enoch Seeman. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Orig. in Hubbard Coll. 5415-11 "A".

Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the English commanded by the Earl of Albemarle General and Sir George Pococke K.B. Admiral  /

Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the...

Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Insets: Castle of Morro -- Fort of Puntal. Views: View of the town of Havana taken from the harbour -- View of the... more

The following piece, which was desired to be inserted in the New-York Journal of this day, December 24, 1772, but omitted for want of room, will be inserted next week. To the printer of the New York Journal. Sir. The approaching anniversary fest

The following piece, which was desired to be inserted in the New-York ...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Dec 24, 1772. 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 104, Folder 28.

Shah Allum in distress

Shah Allum in distress

"A design in two compartments illustrating an article in Biblical phraseology, 'The First Chapter of the Book of Kings' and 'The Lamentations'. In the upper part is depicted a meeting of the General Court of th... more

Boston, April 20th, 1773. Sir. The efforts made by the legislative of this province in their last session to free themselves from slavery gave us, who are in that deplorable state a high degree of satisfaction. We expect great things from men wh

Boston, April 20th, 1773. Sir. The efforts made by the legislative of ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Slavery. 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 37, Folder 16.

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, December 6, 1774. Resolved, that the following address be presented to the several ministers of the gospel in this Province. Reverend Sir. When we contemplate the friendship and assistance, our ancestors the fi

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, December 6, 1774. Resolved, that th...

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 37, Folder 43a.

An express just arrived from General Washington. Camp at Cambridge. Oct. 24, 1775. Sir. The inclosed information being of the highest importance, I thought it proper to transmit it to you with all dispatch. I am Sir Your obedient servant George

An express just arrived from General Washington. Camp at Cambridge. Oc...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 14027. 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 164, Folder 11.

To His Excellency William Tryon, Esq; Sir As you have been pleased to address yourself, in a public manner, to the inhabitants of this province, at large, an apology can hardly be necessary for the freedom I use in conveying my sentiments to you

To His Excellency William Tryon, Esq; Sir As you have been pleased to ...

Evans 14486.; On verso: S; Dec. 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 46a.

New York, 1775. Sir, The independent company of free citizens, of which you are a member, are to meet this day at [blank] o'clock in the Brick-meeting yard; at which time and place, properly armed and accoutred, you will be pleased to give your

New York, 1775. Sir, The independent company of free citizens, of whic...

Not in Evans.; On verso: ap 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 107, Folder 14b.

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. New York, April 19, 1775. My dear Sir. Yesterday Capt. Coupar arrived from London; Rivington I conclude will have all the news in his paper, but for fear you should not get his

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. N...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 38, Folder 8a.; Imprint 2. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 38, Folder 8a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pa... more

Ship Dutchess of Gordon, Off New York, 18th Dec. 1775. Sir, I lose no time in transmitting to you herewith, a letter I this morning received from Captain Parker, of his Majesty's Ship Phoenix, communicating certain instructions he has received f

Ship Dutchess of Gordon, Off New York, 18th Dec. 1775. Sir, I lose no ...

Evans 14298.; On verso: S; Dec 18, 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 44.

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, inscrib'd to His Excellency, Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath: Captain General and Governor of the province of Quebec: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in the said province, and frontiers thereof. &c. &c. &c.,

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, ins...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated with names and descriptive notes and letterpress. Watermark: J. Whatman. Shows Indian tribes of western Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchew... more

Fresh news from Boston. Copy a letter from a person of distinction at Cambridge, to a gentleman in this City, dated Cambridge, March 21, 1776. Sir, I shall now my dear Sir, acquaint you with some further particulars than which I have been transm

Fresh news from Boston. Copy a letter from a person of distinction at ...

Evans 14763.; On verso: 1776; Mar. 21; Ny Broadside. 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; Portfo... more

The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.

The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by t...

Scale ca. 1:70,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Date in title changed to "11th" of "Octr." Annotation added to title: From a sketch taken by an officer on the spot. Engraved by Wm. Faden,... more

In Provincial Congress, New-York, March 4th, 1776. Sir. This accompanies the resolves of Congress, requesting you to hold your regiment in readiness to march at a moment's warning .... [Followed by] In Provincial Congress. New York, March 4th, 1

In Provincial Congress, New-York, March 4th, 1776. Sir. This accompani...

Imprint 3.; On verso, Copy 1: S; Mar 4, 1776. 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 Collec... more

A Plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charlestown, in South Carolina, on the 28th. of June 1776. By His Majesty's squadron, commanded by Sir Peter Parker. By an officer on the spot.

A Plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charlestown, in South...

Scale ca. 1:20,700. Hand colored. Oriented with north to the right. British squadron represented pictorially. In lower margin: The following description of the attack of Fort Sulivan, was received in a letter f... more

A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General Washington from the 12th of October to the 28th of November 1776, wherein is particularly distinguished the engagement on the White Plains the 28th of October.

A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of Gener...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1054 Available also through the Library of C... more

Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief of New Yorck and its dependencies.

Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by t...

Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of troop movements and military units. LC Maps of North America, 17... more

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

Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1776. This morning Congress received the following letter from General Washington. Head-Quarters, Nowtown, 27th Dec. 1776. Sir I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed ag

Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1776. This morning Congress received the following...

Cm. Imperfect. Lower part of page wanting.; Wroth 385.; 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 Co... more

Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the army under the command of General Sir William Howe.

Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defea...

Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1334 Available also through the Library of Congr... more

A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city 26th. September 1777, comprehending likewise the attacks against Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, and until it's reduction, 16th November 1777.

A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the seve...

Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer. Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island... more

Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the Army under the command of Genl. Sir Willm. Howe.

Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defea...

Scale ca. 1:14,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Title on verso: Batle [sic] of Brandy Wine. American battles. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Unfinished map showing topography and ... more

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William, Howe, K.B. General and Commander in Chief &c. &c. Proclamation [Enjoining the cutting of wood south of the city, as necessary for the use of the British soldiers] Given under my hand at Philadelphia

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William, Howe, K.B. General and ...

Evans 15818 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 14.

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation Whereas the cart ways of the several paved streets, lanes, and alleys within the city of Philadelphia and its suburbs ... are much

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and ...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15823. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 20.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Bri... more

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and the advanced corps of the rebel army, June 28th. 1778. Sketch of Middle Town.

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the sk...

Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. "No. 10." LC Map... more

By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. All merchants and others having blankets and rugs of any kind whatever, are hereby ordered to bring in a true return of the same to the Barrack-Master

By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Command...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15819 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 16.

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. proclamation. I do hereby give notice to the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia and its Environs, it is the order of His Excellency, that

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and ...

Evans 15817. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 13.

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and the advanc'd corps of the rebel army, June 28th. 1778. Sketch of Middle Town.

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the sk...

Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to the in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. LC Maps of Nort... more

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl: Sir Henry Clinton and the advance corps of the rebel army, June 28, 1778,

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the sk...

Scale ca. 1:12,000; 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. No. 9 shows positions of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. Accompanied by ... more

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Whereas a considerable quantity of naval stores is known to be in this City [requiring the enumeration and prohibiting the sale, under penalty of forfei

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander...

Evans 15816. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 15.

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. Proclamation. All persons having waggons, carts, or teams of horses in their possession within the City of Philadelphia ... are hereby enjoined and

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and ...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15820. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 18.

[Arms] By His Excellency, Sir Henry Clinton, K. B. General and Commander in Chief of all His Majesty's forces, within the Colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean, from Nova-Scotia to West-Florida, inclusive, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation. Whereas there

[Arms] By His Excellency, Sir Henry Clinton, K. B. General and Command...

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 110, Folder 10.

Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken po...

Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Avai... more

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratchavit.

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratcha...

Print shows Sir Hugh Palliser, a naval admiral and accuser of Admiral Augustus Keppel following the inconclusive battle off the coast of Ushant in 1778, being pulled off a cliff by demons toward the open mouth ... more

Providence, July 26, 1779. Sir By the annexed vote of the Town of Providence, you will perceive the anxious desire they possess of having the purposes therein expressed carried into execution. The absolute necessity of a common circulating mediu

Providence, July 26, 1779. Sir By the annexed vote of the Town of Prov...

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 164, Folder 19b.

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and e...

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AAC... more

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, under Sir George Collyer, against the division of Massachusetts troops acting against Fort Castine, August 1779; with full soundings up to the present site of Bangor.

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, un...

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right... more

[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by...

Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces in America

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all hi...

Print shows William Howe, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and pointing to the left with his sword. Illus. in: Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain and her col... more

Mr. Doughty beheaded by order of Sir Francis Drake, at Port St. Julian, on the coast of Patagonia / Dodd delin. ; Goldar sculp.

Mr. Doughty beheaded by order of Sir Francis Drake, at Port St. Julian...

Print shows the 1578 beheading of Thomas Doughty in Port St. Julian, Patagonia, during Drake's circumnavigation voyage.

Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of His Excellence Sir Henry Clinton and under direction of ... Collonel Mount-Crieff as chief ingener, this town was surrendered with capitulation the 12. May 1780 after 6 weeks and 3 days siege.

Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of H...

Scale ca. 1:11,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Shows detailed lines of fire for defenders and besiegers. Ships shown pictorially. On verso: Siege of Charles Town, ... more

In Council, March 30, 1781. Sir. The act of October 1780 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental army, allowed persons to exempt themselves from certain military duties, by enlisting a soldier after the first day

In Council, March 30, 1781. Sir. The act of October 1780 for recruitin...

On verso: Small drop of red sealing wax. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 2a.

In Council, April 12, 1781. Sir. Having received an application from the Commanding officer to strengthen our army below, and being very unwilling to harrass the militia, more than shall be absolutely unavoidable we are in hopes an immediate and

In Council, April 12, 1781. Sir. Having received an application from t...

Imprint 2.; 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 179, Folder 2.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His...

Print shows engagement of British, Dutch, and French fleets in the battle at La Hogue (Barfleur, France), in the English Channel, with close combat in row boats in the foreground. Title from item. At head of ti... more

In Council, March 26, 1781. Sir. I inclose you by express, three acts of the last session of Assembly for ascertaining the number of militia in the state; exempting artificers employed at iron works from militia duty, and remedying the incovenie

In Council, March 26, 1781. Sir. I inclose you by express, three acts ...

Evans 17411. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 1b.

By their Excellencies, Sir Henry Clinton ... General and Commander in chief of all his Majesty's forces, within the Colonies lying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida ... and Mariot Arbuthnot, ... Commander in chief of his Maj

By their Excellencies, Sir Henry Clinton ... General and Commander in ...

Not in Evans.; On verso: 1780-81, P.R.O., C.O.5. 178.F.195. 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;... more

The late auction at St. Eustatia - by R-- & V--

The late auction at St. Eustatia - by R-- & V--

Print shows the interior of an auction house where Admiral Rodney and General John Vaughan are disposing property seized from citizens on the island of Saint Eustatius which the British captured from the Dutch.

In Council. January 19, 1781. Sir. The invasion of our country by the enemy at the close of the late session of Assembly their pushing immediately to this place, the dispersion of the publick papers, which for the purpose of saving them necessar

In Council. January 19, 1781. Sir. The invasion of our country by the ...

Evans 17410. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 1a.

General Clinton

General Clinton

General Sir Henry Clinton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing left, in oval.

Wonders wonders wonders & wonders - dedicated to the wonderfull wonderfull wonderer

Wonders wonders wonders & wonders - dedicated to the wonderfull wonder...

Print shows Britannia and America, several British ministers, and King George III, they appear as couples shaking hands, except for the central figure of three. Standing on the left is Britannia with the Britis... more

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons River, which were stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., on the 6th of Octr. 1777.

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons Riv...

Scale ca. 1:21,250. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick / Miller del. ; Birrell sculp.

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick...

Print shows Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal with name plate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, S... more

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell.

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell...

Sir Roger Curtis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in framed medallion on pedestal. Illus. in: History of war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending ... more

Admiral Parker / Birrell sculp.

Admiral Parker / Birrell sculp.

Print shows Sir Peter Parker, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing naval uniform; medallion on pedestal with name plate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain... more

Admiral Hughes

Admiral Hughes

Print shows Admiral Edward Hughes, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; medallion on pedestal. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending in 178... more

Captain Asgill

Captain Asgill

Captain Sir Charles Asgill, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform and hat, left profile; in oval. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ... more

Philadelphia. Sir. A respectable body of the citizens of Pennsylvania, conceiving the wealth and force of these states, would rise proportionably with the diminution of their demand for the commodies of other countries, and the supply of their w

Philadelphia. Sir. A respectable body of the citizens of Pennsylvania,...

Dated in mss. Oct. 1, 1788.; 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 147, Folder 6c.

Thunder, lightning and smoke, or, the wind shifted from the north to the east

Thunder, lightning and smoke, or, the wind shifted from the north to t...

Print shows Sir Philip Francis(?) standing, facing right, with dagger in left hand, on the far right, Warren Hastings, wearing a turban, is standing amid bags of money beneath a flag "India Preserved" and again... more

A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution society

A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution so...

Print shows Charles James Fox seated at center of a table and raising his glass, "My Soul & Body, both, upon the Toast," to a toast offered by Joseph Priestley, who stands at left holding up an overflowing chal... more

Copy of a letter from the New-Paltz, in Ulster County, to Mr. C. C. in the City of New-York. Sir: Since I wrote you last, I have taken a tour through the southern part of our country [Regarding the campaign of Governor Clinton and John Jay] [Sig

Copy of a letter from the New-Paltz, in Ulster County, to Mr. C. C. in...

Not in Evans.; Political campaign.; Title.; Jay, John. 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; Portf... more

Circular. Philadelphia. August 3, 1792. Sir. By the enclosed copy of the minutes of the proceedings of a general meeting of the Citizens of Philadelphia, you will preceive, that the Citizens are desirous to obtain information of the sense of the

Circular. Philadelphia. August 3, 1792. Sir. By the enclosed copy of t...

Imprint 2.; Political campaign.; Not in Evans. 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 Colle... more

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