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Washington, D. C. , May 29, 2009 -- President Obama at FEMA headquarters at a meeting of the Homeland Security Council, with him at the head of the table is the President of the Council, John O. Brennen. June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season and Mr. Obama was briefed by Federal Agencies and Departments that respond to Hurricanes. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Council of the Greeks from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 159

Council of the Greeks from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 134

Council of Clichy from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 98v

Council of Rheims from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 258

Council of princes from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 320

Charles, and Council of Rheims from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 258

Council of Lyons from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 402

Council of Metz from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 230v

Council from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 439v

Council of barons and clergy from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 36v

Regent holding a council from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 144v

Council of the Gods from BL King's 24, f. 193v

King in council from BL Harley 4379, f. 146

Council of king John of Castile from BL Royal 14 E IV, f. 299

Council of the king of France from BL Royal 14 E IV, f. 232

Council of king John of Castile from BL Royal 14 E IV, f. 299

Council of the king of France from BL Royal 14 E IV, f. 232

Stephen before the council from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 392

Stephen before the council from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 392

Council from BL Royal 18 E III, f. 133

Council from BL Royal 18 E III, f. 133

King Ahasuerus in Council

The White King's Council with the Captors, from Der Weisskunig

The Blue King's Council to Attack the White King by Surprise, from Der Weisskunig

"Shangul Stirs the Khaqan's Council to War on Rustam", Folio 276v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Council of Trent

Arthur in council with his knights from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 161

Arthur in council with his knights from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 161

The Bear Calls Renard to Appear Before the Council of the Animals from Hendrick van Alcmar's Renard The Fox

Boston. March 22. 1672/3 The Deputy Covernour and magistrates adjacent being assembled in Council, to consider of the late awful hand of God, consuming our Castle by fire the one and twentieth of this instant, thereby taking away that part of ou

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.

At the Convention of the Governour and council, an representatives of the Massachusets Colony [A proclamation setting apart September 19, 1689 as a fast day]. [Cambridge Printed by Samuel Green 1689].

To the King and Queen's most excellent majesties. The humble address and petition of the Governour, council, and convention of representatives of the people of your majesties collony of the Massachusets, in New-England [Regarding general restora

To the king and queens most excellent majesties. The humble address of the president and council for the safety of the people, and conservation of the peace. [Regarding restoration of charter and English liberties] Boston in New-England, May 20,

Anno Regni regis & reginae Gulielmi& Mariae secundo. By the Governour, & council [An order for enlisting men in the expedition against Canada] Boston March 24 1689. [Cambridge: Printed by Samuel Green 1690].

Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. By the honorable, the Lieutenant council & assembly: convened at Boston, upon Wednesday the 27th of May 1696, in the eighth year of His Majesties reign. for better encouragement to prosecute the French and Indi

By the Proprietary of the Province of Pensilvania, and counties annexed with the advice of the council: a proclamation. Whereas several piracies and robberies at sea and on sea-coasts have of late years been committed in many parts of the world

By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Whereas hath been recomended to us as a sober and fit person to keep a house of entertainment; and being requested to grant a license for the same, We do hereby license and al

The White King in a Council with the Welsh Party, Receiving a Message, from Der Weisskunig

An ordinance for erecting & establishing a High Court of Chancery in the Province of New York. Fort William Henry, the 28th August, 1701. By order of Council. New York: Printed by William Bradford, Printer to the King's most excellent Majesty 17

By the Honourable John Nanfan, Esq. His Majesties Lieut. Governour and Commander in Chief in and over the Province of New York ... A proclamation [Offering to stay prosecution of Rip Van Dam, if he will appear before the royal council and acknow

To his excellency Joseph Dudley Esq. Governour of said province … Boston. Printed by Bartholomew Green, and John Allen, Printers to His Excellency the Governour and council 1702.

To the Honourable Patrick Gordon, Esq; Lieutenant Governour of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of New-Castle, Kent and Sussex, upon Delaware. The address of the Mayor and commonalty of the City of Philadelphia, in Council the sixteent

Advertisement, Perth-Amboy, September 17, 1745, Whereas sundry of the purchasors at Romopock, have neglected to come to the Trustees of the Council of Proprietors at Perth Amboy to get their deed ... By order of the Council of Proprietors. Laur.

September 22d, 1756. To the Honorable Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia; the humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunter, 1756] [N

By the Honourable His Majesty’s council, of the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for proroguing the General court … to Tuesday the sixteenth day of said August … Given at Boston the twenty-sixth day of July, 1757

April 16th, 1757. To the Honorable Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia; The humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunter, 1757] [Nega

September 18, 1758. To the Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, and Commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunter, 1758] [Ne

The Speech, &c. Gentlemen of the Council, Mr. Speaker, and Gentlemen of the House of Burgesses. [March 5th, 1759] [Williamsburg, 1759] [Negative Photostat.].

February 24th, 1759. To the Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, and Commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunter, 1759] [N

To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull,

April 1, 1762. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esquire, His Majesty's Lieutenant-governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council ... to which his Honour was pleased to return the fo

To His Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq; Captain-general and Governor in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, and Vice-Admiral of the same. And the Honourable His Majesty’s Council. The petition of Ri

May 20, 1763. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council, [Williamsburg: Printed by Joseph Royle, 1763] Negative P

January 14, 1764. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esquire, His Majesty's Lieutenant-governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg: Printed by Joseph Royle. 1764.] [

October 31, 1764. To the Honble Francis Fauquier, Esq: His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governour and commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council ... To which his Honour was pleased to return the followin

A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. Iohn's on which is fixed the line of forty five degrees north lattit. terminating the boundarys betwe[e]n the provinces of Quebec and New York agre[e]able to his Majesty's proclamation done by order and instruction of the Honourable James Murray, esqr., Governor of the Province of Quebec and the Honourable His Majestys Council

November 7, 1766. To the Honble Francis Fauquier. Esq; his Majesty's Lieutenant Governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominions of Virginia; the humble address of the Council ... To which his Honour was pleased to return the follow

In the year 1766 the settlers upon the New Hampshire Grants on the west side of the Green Mountains, appointed Samuel Robinson, Esq. of Bennington their agent to state to the King and Council of Great Britain the illegal and unjust proceedings o

To all the good people of Virginia. We his Majesty's faithful subjects, the Council of this Colony, deeply impressed with the most sincere regard for the prosperity of our country, and the welfare of all its inhabitants ... can no longer forbear

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

A council

To the people called freeholders and freemen of the "dirty corporation" of the City of New York ... Given under my hand, in Council, with my faithful allies aforesaid, this 21st day of February, being Monday, and in the sixth year of my Dominion

To His Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor general of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia and Vice Admiral of the same: The humble address of the Council ... [Williamsburg 1772.] [Negative

To His Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor general of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice Admiral of the same: The humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg. 1773.] [Negative P

To his Excellency the Right Hon. John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice Admiral of the same: The humble address of the Council. [Williamsburg, 1774]. [Negative Photost

In council, December 1, 1775. Whereas it is of the utmost importance to the inhabitants of this Colony, as well as the American army, that the fortifications at Cambridge and Roxbury be effectually defended and his Excellency General Washington

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 Council. Watertown, August 23, 1775. Resolved, that the assessors of each town and district, in this colony, for the present year, be required, so far as in their power to exhibit to this court, on the second Tuesday of its next sitting the s

At a council, held at the Palace, May 2, 1775. Present his Excellency the Governor, Thomas Nelson Ricard Corein, William Byrd, Ralph Wormeley, Junior, John Camm, clerk, and John Page Esquire, The Governor was pleased to address himself to the bo

To his Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, hi Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice Admiral of the same: The humble address of the Council ... To which his Excellency was ple

Watertown, August 14, 1775. This day the following resolve pass’d the General Court or Assembly of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay in Council. August 13, 1775. Whereas it is made evident to this Court, that many non-commissioned officers and sol

In Council of Safety. December 5, 1776. Resolved that Messieurs Robert Bailey [and 42 others] be appointed to go round the several ward of this City and the Southern and Northern liberties, to collect all the Old Great Coats, coats, surtouts, Ja

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

In the House of representatives, January 16, 1776. The committee appointed to consider what further measures are necessary to be taken for furnishing hay for the army reported … William Cooper, speaker pro tem. In Council January 20, 1776. Read

In Council of Safety. December 5, 1776. Resolved that Messieurs Robert Bailey [and 42 others] be appointed to go round the several ward of this City and the Southern and Northern liberties, to collect all the Old Great Coats, coats, surtouts, Ja

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

In Council of Safety, Philadelphia, November 16th, 1776. Sir. The fleet which sailed from New-York and took its course to the Southward with the appearance of a design to enter this River, after keeping that course for some time suddenly altered

In House of representatives, April 11, 1776. The house voted, that beating-orders should be sent to the following gentlemen, for enlisting the regimen to be raised to fortify the town and harbour of Boston … J. Warren, Speaker. In Council April

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor and Commander in chief of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England. a proclamation [appeal for enlistment] Given under my hand, at the Council Chamber, in Hartford, the 18th day of June,

In Council of Safety, Philadelphia, November 16th, 1776. Sir. The fleet which sailed from New-York and took its course to the Southward with the appearance of a design to enter this River, after keeping that course for some time suddenly altered

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

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 25th October, 1777. An ordinance for the more effectual levying the monies advanced for substitutes, in the militia, and fines due to the public, for disobedience to the militia laws ... By order of the Council o

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 25th October, 1777. An ordinance for the more effectual levying the monies advanced for substitutes, in the militia, and fines due to the public, for disobedience to the militia laws ... By order of the Council o

By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a proclamation. The time is at length come, in which the fate of ourselves, our wives, children and posterity must be speedily determined, General Howe, at the Head of a Briti

By the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a proclamation. The time is at length come, in which the fate of ourselves, our wives, children and posterity must be speedily determined, General Howe, at the Head of a Briti

Important News. Boston (Twelve o'clock) Friday, August 22. The following letter from the Hon. Major-General Lincoln to the Honorable council, is just received by express. Bennington, August 18, 1777. Gentlemen: I most sincerely congratulate you

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 25th October, 1777. An ordinance for the more effectual levying the monies advanced for substitutes, in the militia, and fines due to the public, for disobedience to the militia laws ... By order of the Council o

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

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In Council. January 9, 1777. Whereas by a resolve of this Court, passed December 10, 1776. all persons are prohibited from exporting from this state any sugars ... In the House of representatives. January 9, 1777 Read

An abstract from resolves containing the encouragement offered by the Continental congress, and by the State of Massachusetts-Bay, to such as shall inlist into the Continental army ... In Council. Jan. 28, 1777. Read and concurr'd John Avery, De

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, March 15, 1777. Whereas it is of great consequences to prevent the soldiers that are or may be raised for the Continental Army ... In Council March 15, 1777. Read and concurred. John A

State of New Hampshire. By the Council and House of representatives. A proclamation for a general fast ... and do hereby appoint Thursday the seventh day of August next, to be observed as a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer throughou

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 21st October, 1777. [Proclamation directing the confiscation of property of persons giving aid or resorting to the enemy and naming commissioners to dispose of it.] By order of the Council of Safety. Thomas, Whar

To the inhabitants of Pennsylvania. In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 23, October, 1777 Friends and countrymen. We are again called upon by General Washington, for a reinforcement of the militia and have complied with his requisition, on our part

To the inhabitants of Pennsylvania. In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 23, October, 1777 Friends and countrymen. We are again called upon by General Washington, for a reinforcement of the militia and have complied with his requisition, on our part

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 21st October, 1777. [Proclamation directing the confiscation of property of persons giving aid or resorting to the enemy and naming commissioners to dispose of it.] By order of the Council of Safety. Thomas, Whar

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