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Central park in 1862. [Collection of photographs in portfolio, without text] Published by special permission of the commission.

Commission from Pietro Lando to Pietro Pizzamano from BL Add 20916, f. 6, f. 6

Commission from BL Add 20916, f. 22, f. 22

The General Courts answer to Joseph Dudley esqr. &c. This was pas'd by the whole court. Nemine non confentiente. Gentlemen:- [Refusing their assent to his Commission for governing the Colony and other places therein mentioned]. [Boston: Printed

Instructions for the inlisting of Men. [Followed by a blank commission, dated June. 1775, to raise a company of seventy-two men, with the assurance of an appoitment as officer therein.]

Charles-Town, July 28, 1770. On Friday last was opened a Star-Chamber court, held by virtue of a commission lately received from Governor Bernard, and composed of one honest and virtuous man (happily obliged by his office to sit as President the

Morgan, Daniel. Commission as a captain of Militia of Frederick

Morgan, Daniel. Commission as a captain of Militia of Frederick

A Card. The public presents their compliments to Messieurs James and Drinker---- We are informed that you have this day received your Commission to enslave your native Country; [Desiring to know if they intend to execute that commission?- That w

Washington resigning his commission at Annapolis Dec. 23rd 1783

Virginia Colonial Safety Committee; Edmund Pendleton, et al to Thomas Jefferson, September 26, 1775, Printed Commission as Commander of the Albemarle County, Virginia, Militia

A commission By His Excellency the Honorable Thomas Gage, Captain general and governor in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay, and Vice-Admiral of the same, general and commander in chief of all His Majesty’s force

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

Letter to Asks if a commission can be granted without a meeting of the Board

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

The United States in Congress assembled, to all who shall these presents greeting : Whereas in and by our commission, dated at Philadelphia, the fifteenth day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one, the Honorable John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Henry Laurens, and Thomas Jefferson ... with Richard Oswald ... did conclude and sign on the part of the United States of America and the crown of Great-Britain, articles in the words following ... Now know ye, that we the United States in Congress assembled, have ratified and confirmed ... the said articles ...

United States Congress Peace Treaty Commission, April 1, 1783, Resolution Releasing Thomas Jefferson from Appointment as Peace Commissioner

"Extract from the Commission of Army Accounts to the Commissioner of Accounts", February 10, 1790.

Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited the division of lots : made under a commission from the High Court of Chancery of the state of Maryland and directed to Dan'l Carroll of Duddington, Thomas Peter, and Nicholas King.

Thomas Jefferson to Vincent Gray, November 11, 1793, Commission

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

Morgan, Daniel. Commission

National Civil Commission of the Republic, Étienne Polverel & Léger-Félicité Sonthonax

Thomas Jefferson to David Austin, November 11, 1793, Commission

In Council. January the 16th, 1797. Gentlemen, The Executive deem it essentially necessary that an accurate state of the commission of the peace in each County, should be known to them, in order that they may judge of the propriety of adding to

La chose impossible, ou la commission des finances telle quil la faudroit pour les bien restaurer / Bunbury del. ; L.C. Ruotte sculp.

The subscriber, by the liberality of his creditors, being in a situation to enter into new engagements, hereby gives hotice, that he means to transact business for the present, and until further notice, only upon commission ... W. B. Magruder. B

portrait from "A Report to the Secretary of War of the United States, on Indian affairs, comprising a narrative of a tour performed in 1820 under a commission from the President ... for the purpose of ascertaining ... the actual state of the Indian tribes in our country"

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs ; Nègres en commission, par un temps de pluie ; Transport de tuiles / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succ. de Engelmann & Cie.

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs [above]; Nègres en commission, par un temps de pluie; Transport de tuiles [below].

Army & Navy. Genl. Washington presenting Capt. Barry with his Commission - 22nd Febr. 1797

map from "Rapport officiel de M. de Puydt, Colonel du Génie, Chef de la Commission d'Exploration dans l'Amérique Centrale"

map from "Rapport officiel de M. de Puydt, Colonel du Génie, Chef de la Commission d'Exploration dans l'Amérique Centrale"

Commission to Henry C. Bowen as collector of taxes

Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north latitude : shewing the boundary between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas between said points, as marked and laid down by survey in 1841, under the direction of the Joint Commission appointed for that purpose under the 1st article of the convention signed at Washington on the 25th day of April 1838 /

map from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and under the superintendence of a Scientific Commission appointed by ... J. de Garay"

map from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and under the superintendence of a Scientific Commission appointed by ... J. de Garay"

map from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and under the superintendence of a Scientific Commission appointed by ... J. de Garay"

map from "An Account of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico; with proposals for establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, based upon the surveys and reports of a Scientific Commission, appointed by the Projector Don J. de Garay. (Principally compiled from two reports published ... by St. Gaetano Moro.)"

map from "An Account of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico; with proposals for establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, based upon the surveys and reports of a Scientific Commission, appointed by the Projector Don J. de Garay. (Principally compiled from two reports published ... by St. Gaetano Moro.)"

The undersigned informs his friends that he proposed to go to England by the Herman, on the 20th inst., for a brief business visit to London and Paris ... He will be happy to attend to any special commission ... New York. October 16th, 1848.

Ansicht der Schatz Commission oder der Kraschintzkysche Garten zu Warschau

Prince Albert, President of the Royal Commission for the Great Exhibition

map from "The isthmus of Tehuatepec: being the results of a survey for a railroad to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, made by the Scientific Commission under the direction of Major J. G. Barnard, with a résumé of the geology, climate, local geography, productive industry, fauna and Flora of that region. Illustrated with numerous maps and engravings, etc"

world from "The isthmus of Tehuatepec: being the results of a survey for a railroad to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, made by the Scientific Commission under the direction of Major J. G. Barnard, with a résumé of the geology, climate, local geography, productive industry, fauna and Flora of that region. Illustrated with numerous maps and engravings, etc"

New reservoir. [Order creating commission to obtain land for the reservoir.]

map from "Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, during the years 1850, '51, '52 and '53. [With plates.]"

Dr. Sutherland, Sanitary Commission

John Radcliffe, produce commission merchant for the sale of all kinds of country produce ... Chicago Market report Dec. 10, 1855.

Caution to the public! 1856. Beware of falsehoods!! Published and circulated ... asserting that the agents of Lake Shore railroad are "emigrant runners" and sell tickets "on commission" and that passengers purchasing through tickets for Detroit,

Conference of Kaw Indians (Kansas) with the United States Commission of Indian Affairs

Ouvrages adoptés par la Commission Ministérielle de l'Instruction Publique et par la Comission Municipale de la Ville de Paris pour l'enseignement du dessin dans les lycées et les écoles municpales de toute la France [list of courses and instructors].

Head Sanitary Commission at Gen. Hospital Gettysburg.

First party of Boundary Commission prepared to embark at Esquimalt for the Frazer River, British Columbia

[Unidentified man, possibly John Keast Lord, naturalist with the Commission survey, full-length portrait, seated, facing right, holding dog whip]

Officers - Oregon Boundary Commission

Head Sanitary Commission at Gen. Hospital Gettysburg.

Officers' quarters, N. A. B'y. Com'n. [i.e., North American Boundary Commission] - Esquimalt, Vancouver Island

No. 2, log huts, winter quarters of the Br. N. Am. Boundary Commission on the banks of the Columbia two miles above the Hudson Bay Cos. post at Colville

Encampment of a party of the Boundary Commission, 1860

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing tents of N. A. [i.e., North American] Boundary Commission, May 1860

George E. White (formerly of the firm of Parker, White & Gannet, of Boston,) has taken the store No. 55. Cliff Street near the corner of Beekman Street, New York, for the purpose of transacting a general commission business ... [New York, 1860].

Sanitary Commission Group

Sanitary Commission Group

Encampment of a party of the Boundary Commission

Mule laden with casks - Boundary Commission huts, Colville, Columbia R.

Sanitary Commission Group

Boundary Commission, encampment - men cutting down trees (Larix occidentalis)

Members of the Military Commission for the trial of Lincoln Conspirators

Washington, D. C. Washington Navy Yard. First Japanese treaty commission to the U. S., 1860

Office of the Sanitary commission, Treasury building. Washington, September 16, 1861. Messrs, J. S. Newberry M. D., J. H. Douglass, M. D., and J. Foster Jenkins M. D., are from this date appointed associate secretaryes of the Sanitary commission

Diagram illustrating the working organization of the United States Sanitary Commission

Order creating the United States Sanitary Commission, signed and approved by President Lincoln on June 13, 1861. Countersigned by Simon Cameron, Secretary of War.

Sanitary Commission lodge, Washington, D.C.

Head quarters of the Christian Commission, Richmond, Va.

Battlefield of Gettysburgh [sic] : Headquarters of U.S. Sanitary Commission.

Entrance to office of Sanitary Commission. No. 8 Cherry Street, Nashville, Tenn.

Headquarters U.S. Sanitary Commission Gettysburgh [sic].

Order creating the United States Sanitary Commission, signed and approved by President Lincoln on June 13, 1861. Countersigned by Simon Cameron, Secretary of War.

John Pope to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, June 15, 1861 (Telegram inquiring about his commission)

Handwriting from "A History of the Destruction of His Britannic Majesty's Schooner Gaspee in Narragansett Bay, on the 10th June, 1772; accompanied by the correspondence ... the action of the General Assembly ... and the official journal of the proceedings of the Commission of Inquiry appointed by King George the Third, etc. L.P"

Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. Sanitary Commission

[Sanitary commission barge at the docks, City Point, Virginia]

Battlefield of Gettysburgh [sic]: Headquarters U.S. Sanitary Commission [four views].

Head Quarters of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, at the General Hospital, near Gettysburg, Pa.

U.S. Sanitary Commission, Fredericksburg, four views.

U.S. Sanitary Commission, New York Agency, 823 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

U.S. Sanitary Commission, New York Agency, 823 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

Falmouth, Virginia (vicinity). White Oak Church occupied by Christian Commission

Robert C. Schenck to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, May 18, 1861 (Telegram requesting commission as general)

Richard Yates to Salmon P. Chase, Wednesday, May 08, 1861 (Recommends John Pope for commission as general)

Order creating the United States Sanitary Commission, signed and approved by President Lincoln on June 13, 1861. Countersigned by Simon Cameron, Secretary of War.

John W. Wilson : Chief Clerk. Chief of Hospital Directory and Secretary of the Bureau of Employment from Augt 1863 to close of office. Philadelphia Office. US Sanitary Commission.

Horace Binney Jr. : Chairman of the Executive Committee of Philadelphia Associates. U.S. Sanitary Commission. Philadelphia Office.

Four men in front of sheltered tent next to U.S. Christian Commission wagon, another tent at rear left.

Sanitary Commission’s Soldiers’ Rest : Stevenson’s Station B.& O. R.R.