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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.

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

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".

[Sir Jeffery Amherst] [Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ...] / / J. Reynolds pinx. ; J. Watson fecit. 1766.

[Sir Jeffery Amherst] [Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ......

Sir Jeffery Amherst, three-quarter length, standing, facing left, wearing armor, helmet on table with map; boatloads of troops on a river in the background.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

[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.

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

[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 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.

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

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

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.

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.

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, 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.

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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Admiral Hughes

Admiral Hughes

Print shows Admiral Edward Hughes, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; medallion on pedestal.

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

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