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Agere (to act) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 72

David kills eight hundred enemies (actually this act is attributed to David's hero Jashobeam the Hachmonite)

Seated Hercules in the Act of Shooting at the Stymphalian Birds

State of Georgia. By His Excellency Captain-General, Governor, and commander in chief in and over the said State, and of the militia thereof. To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that in pursuance of the act for opening t

Silvio Approaches Dorinda whom He Has Wounded with an Arrow (Il Pastor Fido, act IV, scene 8)

By the governour, a proclamation Whereas at the General Court holden at New Haven, the thirteenth day of this present month, ... it was agreed and resolved by the following act, that the several laws formerly made for the suppressing and punishi

An act passed by the great and General Court or Assembly of His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Boston upon Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May 1746. And continued by adjournments to Wednesday the

Yamamoto Iwanojō, Son of Yamamoto Kyōshirō, as Shinoda Zuma in a Shosa Act

David Garrick in Hamlet (Shakespeare, Act 1, Scene 4)

Congress of the United States: At the Second Session, Begun and held at the City of New-York, on Monday the fourth of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety. An Act for the Relief of John Stewart and John Davidson

Fac-simile of the 'Autographs of the Merchants and other Citizens of Philadelphia as subscribed to the Non-Importation Resolutions, October 25th, 1765.' Text of the six resolutions cutting off trade with Great Britain until the repeal of the Stamp Act, an

Fac-simile of the 'Autographs of the Merchants and other Citizens of Philadelphia as subscribed to the Non-Importation Resolutions, October 25th, 1765.' Text of the six resolutions cutting off trade with Great Britain until the repeal of the Stamp Act, an

Habit of a commander of a body of 100 men, who act as tipstaves to the courts of justice. Le chiaoro bachi ou chef des huissiers 1749.

Fac-simile of the 'Autographs of the Merchants and other Citizens of Philadelphia as subscribed to the Non-Importation Resolutions, October 25th, 1765.' Text of the six resolutions cutting off trade with Great Britain until the repeal of the Stamp Act, an

Anno Regni Georgii II. tricesimo primo. Levying of soldiers. An act passed by the great and general court of assembly of His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: begun and held at Boston, upon Wednesday the twenty-fifth da

[Frontis, showing Act V, scene IV of Rodogune]

David Garrick as King Lear (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 3, Scene 1)

Mr. Garrick in the Character of King Lear (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 3, Scene 1)

Exchange for Sterling. (No.) Newport, Rhode-Island, In pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of the Colony of Rhode-Island, for value received, at Sixty days sight of this my first per exchange, (Second and Third, of the same tenor and dat

Anno Regni Regis Georgii Tertii, quarto et quinto 1764. Timber in Ipswich and Wenham An act, passed by the great and general court or assembly of his Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Concord, in the C

[Broadside concerning repeal of Stamp Act, printed in Boston, May 16, 1766]

An act to amend an act ... to restrain unlawful and disorderly gaming-houses in the Colony of New York

Poem by the Monk Sosei (act. 850-97)

An act to amend an act ... for returning of able and sufficient jurors and for the better regulation of juries

Protest against the act to continue the £5 Act

Virginia Colony Councilmen, Burgesses and Representatives of the Virginia Colony to George III of England, April 14, 1768, Petition Against Taxation by Great Britain; Repeal of Stamp Act

Scene from the Third Act of the Drama "Soga Aigo"

Scene From the Second Act of the Drama "Kawaranu Hana Sakae Hachinoki"

I George Brooke, treasurer of Virginia, hereby certify, that of the County of hath paid into the loan offic of this Commonwealth dollars, to be applied to his credit in account with a British subject, according to an act of General Assembly pass

Macbeth and the Witches (Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 1)

An act for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies, and for the more speedy and affectual punishing the rioters. [Philadelphia 1771].

"I saw a smith stand with his hammer thus..." (Shakespeare, King John, Act 4, Scene 4)

New-York, November 5, 1773. To the friends of liberty, and commerce, Gentlemen. It must be strongly marked on your minds, that the end of the last non-importation agreement, was to obtain a repeal of the tyrannical act of Parliament, that impose

By the Upper House of Assembly, October 28, 1773. Gentlemen. We return the bill, entitled "An act for the regulation of the staple of Tobacco, and for preventing frauds in his Majesty's customs." ... Signed by order, U. Scott, Cl. Up. Ho. [Willi

Clarence's Dream (Shakespeare, Richard III, Act 1, Scene 4)

Miss Younge, Mr. Dodd, Mr. Love, and Mr. Waldron, in the Characters of Viola, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Sir Toby Belch, and Fabian (Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act 3, Scene 4)

Miss Younge, Mr. Dodd, Mr. Love, and Mr. Waldron, in th Characters of Viola, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Sir Toby Belch, and Fabian (Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act 3, Scene 4)

Thomas Jefferson, 1775, Summary of British Armaments Act

An act to restrain the sending of provisions to Cape-Breton, or any other French port or settlement, on the Continent of North America, or Islands night or adjacent thereto. [New York: Printed by James Parker, 1755].

In council. November 7th, 1775. Whereas by an Act of this colony made in the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, intitled. An act impowering the courts of general sessions of the peace, within this colony to grant licences, to innho

In Congress, Friday, June 9, 1775. Resolved that no obedience being due to the Act of Parliament for altering the charter of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, nor to a governor or lieutenant governor who will not observe the direction of, but end

An act and law, made and passed by the General Court or Assembly of the Governor and company of the State of Connecticut, in America, holden at New-Haven, on the second Thursday of October Anno Domini 1776. An act to compel the furnishing necess

In the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, King, &c. 1776. An act for the carrying into execution a resolve of the American Congress, for ascertaining the number of inhabitants in this Colony. [Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1

Extract form the resolves of the General Court of the State of Massachusetts, passed on the 30th day of November, A. D. 1776. A resolve for amending and explaining a late act of the General assembly of this State, intitled “An act for providing

Falmouth, February 1776. Whereas the great and General Court of this Colony, have passed an Act requiring all persons who have in their custody any goods that were taken and carried away from any of the inhabitants of the town of Falmouth, at th

No Provincial Convention. Let us act for ourselves, and choose our old five delegates. The friends of the above measure are desired to meet at the usual places of election, at eight o'Clock in order to vote against the eleven deputies. [Pennsylv

In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six. An act for establishing a naval office for ascertaining the fees. [Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1776].

Watertown, July 3, 1776. In Council. Ordered, that the following part of the resolution of this General Assembly respecting the declaration prescribed in the Act, commonly call the test act, be forthwith published in hand bills, and sent to the

No Provincial Convention. Let us act for ourselves, and choose our old five delegates. The friends of the above measure are desired to meet at the usual places of election, at eight o'Clock in order to vote against the eleven deputies. [Pennsylv

The Freemen, freeholders, and inhabitants of the City of New-York are desired to meet at the Coffee-House, on Saturday the 3d instant, at 12 o'clock in the forenoon, to choose a committee to act for them. Feb. 1, 1776. [New York, 1776].

Ten Spanish milled dollars or their value in gold or silver, to be given in exchange for this bill at the treasury of Virginia, pursuant to act of assembly passed Oct. 20 1777.

Boston, Feb. 19th, 1777. In pursuance of the Act of the General Assembly of this State entitled. "An act to prevent monopoly and oppression;" the select-men and Committee of correspondence ... [Boston, 1777].

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 25th October 1777. An ordinance for appointing and authorizing an additional number of sub-lieutenants, to act in the County of Lancaster ... By order of the Council of Safety. Thomas Wharton, jun. President. Lan

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 25th October 1777. An ordinance for appointing and authorizing an additional number of sub-lieutenants, to act in the County of Lancaster ... By order of the Council of Safety. Thomas Wharton, jun. President. Lan

One hundred Spanish milled dollars, or the value thereof in gold or silver, to be given in exchange for this bill at the treasury of Virginia, pursuant to an act of assembly passed October the 5th, 1778.

An act for confiscating the property of all such persons, as are inimical to the United States, and of such persons as shall not in a certain time therein mentioned, appear and submit to this state, whether they shall be received as citizens the

One hundred Spanish milled dollars, or the value thereof in gold or silver, to be given in exchange for this bill at the treasury of Virginia, pursuant to an act of assembly passed May the 3d, 1779.

State of New-York, An act to amend an Act for regulating impresses of forage, and carriages, and for billeting the troops within this State. Poughkeepsie: Printed by John Holt, Printer to the State of New-York [1779].

By His excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and commander in chief of the Delaware State a proclamation. Whereas as by an Act of the General Assembly of the said State, intitled, "An Act to prohibit the exportation of provis

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine. An act to prevent sundry articles being exported from this to the neighbouring states ... [Boston, 1779].

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the state of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the 2d Thursday of May, 1779. An act for raising two regiments of men for the defence of this state ... Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin

An Unidentified Actor in the Onna (Woman) Shibaraku (Wait-a-Moment) Act

Thomas Jefferson, October 1780, Act on Navy Regulations

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 Massachusetts Bay. In the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty. An act to prevent and punish desertion and for apprehending and securing deserters form the Continental army ... This act passed May 5, 1780. A true copy.

The Death of Mark Antony (Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, Act 4, Scene 15)

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the State of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the second Thursday of October, 1780. An act for collecting and storing a quantity of provisions, for the use of the Continental army and the f

Sawamura Sojiro II and Sanogawa Ichimatsu in the IX Act of the Drama "Chushingura"

State of New-Hampshire. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty one. An Act for impowering the sheriff of the County of Cheshire to release from prison sundry of the good subjects of this State, imprisoned by certain evil-

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, August session, 1781. An act for incorporating and bringing into the field five hundred able-bodied effective men, of the militia, to serve within this State, for one month,

This bill of two hundred dollars shall be exchanged and redeemed in Spanish milled dollars, or the value thereof in gold or silver, at the rate of one for forty at the treasury of Virginia, on or before the thirtieth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, according to an act of assembly passed the seventh day of May, 1781.

An act for enlisting soldiers to serve in the Continental Army. [Dated] June 21, 1781. Charlottesville: Prated by Dunlap and Hayes [1781].

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

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, August session, A. D. 1781. An act for proportioning the supplies of beef to the several towns in this State for the support of the army for the months of October and Novembe

State of New Hampshire. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one. An act to ascertain the time for the old continental bills now current in this State, to be received into the Treasury for taxes ... In Council June 30,

The Actor Ishikawa Danjuro V Performing a Shibaroku Act with a Drawn Sword in His Hand

State of Connecticut. By the governor. Whereas by the Act of the General Assembly, passed in November last, laying a tax of one penny half-penny on the pound, payable in flour and grain, the receivers in the respective towns, are specially enjoi

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Drafts relating to an act for the recovery of debt

Haerlem, November 21, 1783. State of New-York, ss. By the Council appointed by the Act of the Legislature, entitled, "An act to provide for the temporary government of the southern parts of this state, whenever the enemy shall abandom or shall b

King Lear and Cordelia (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 4, Scene 7)

State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly June session, 1783. An act laying an impost of two per centum, ad valorem, upon certain articles herein mentioned, for the purpose of paying the annual interest arising upon t

Ophelia (Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 4)

Beatrice and Benedick (Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 4, Scene 1)

Miranda (Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 1, Scene 2)

Act for the gradual Abolition of Slavery from the General Assembly of the Governor and Company of the state of Rhode Island, February 1784.

[Lady MacBeth] [Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't / / painted by H. Fuseli ; engrved by J.R. Smith].

Ophelia (Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 4, Scene 5)

State of New Hampshire. John Taylor Gilman, Esquire, Treasure of said state: To the selectmen of Greeting. Pursuant to an act of the General Court of said state, passed the 11th day of June Anno Domini, 1784 ... You are hereby required to assess