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Frontispiece to the Middlesex Petition

Frontispiece to the Middlesex Petition

The conference

The conference

The city carriers

The city carriers

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Petition to George III, King of Great Britain, 1775

Virginia. In convention. Present 112 members, Wednesday, May 15, 1776. Forasmuch as all the endeavours of the United Colonies, by the most decent representations and petitions to the king and parliament of Great-Britain, to restore peace and sec

Virginia. In convention. Present 112 members, Wednesday, May 15, 1776. Forasmuch as all the endeavours of the United Colonies, by the most decent representations and petitions to the king and parliament of Great-Britain, to restore peace and sec

The Committee to whom was referred the several petitions of the Quakers of New-England, of the Providence Society for the abolition of the slave-trade, and the petition from the delegates of the several societies for the same purpose, in Convent

The Committee to whom was referred the several petitions of the Quakers of New-England, of the Providence Society for the abolition of the slave-trade, and the petition from the delegates of the several societies for the same purpose, in Convent

... To the sachens, chiefs and warriers of the new confederacy of the Iriquois, the Tadodahoh sends peace ... Therefore, we recommend to you the prompt circulation of the accompanying petitions, and their immediate transmission to Washington. Me

... To the sachens, chiefs and warriers of the new confederacy of the Iriquois, the Tadodahoh sends peace ... Therefore, we recommend to you the prompt circulation of the accompanying petitions, and their immediate transmission to Washington. Me

Col. Tashkin receiving petitions of convicts

Col. Tashkin receiving petitions of convicts

Suffragettes and petitions

Suffragettes and petitions

[Petitions for President Wilson]

[Petitions for President Wilson]

LITTLETON, MRS. MARTIN WILEY, LEFT, WITH MONTICELLO PETITIONS

LITTLETON, MRS. MARTIN WILEY, LEFT, WITH MONTICELLO PETITIONS

Nation-wide demonstrations were held on May 2nd in support of Federal Amendment. Envoys from these demonstrations brought petitions to Washington on May 9th and carried them in procession to Congress from Lafayette Square. Five thousand women massed on and about the East Steps of the Capitol singing Ethel Smyth's Hymn of the Women before entering the Rotunda to deliver the petitions.

Nation-wide demonstrations were held on May 2nd in support of Federal Amendment. Envoys from these demonstrations brought petitions to Washington on May 9th and carried them in procession to Congress from Lafayette Square. Five thousand women massed on and about the East Steps of the Capitol singing Ethel Smyth's Hymn of the Women before entering the Rotunda to deliver the petitions.

[Suffrage envoy Sara Bard Field (left) and her driver, Maria Kindberg (center), and machinist Ingeborg Kindstedt (right) during their cross-country journey to present suffrage petitions to Congress, September-December 1915.]

[Suffrage envoy Sara Bard Field (left) and her driver, Maria Kindberg (center), and machinist Ingeborg Kindstedt (right) during their cross-country journey to present suffrage petitions to Congress, September-December 1915.]

Mary Gertrude Fendall, [of Maryland], and Mary Dubrow [of New Jersey].

Mary Gertrude Fendall, [of Maryland], and Mary Dubrow [of New Jersey].

Sen. Smoot and Rep. Hawley on the steps of the Capitol addressing a large gathering who presented petitions for tax reductions

Sen. Smoot and Rep. Hawley on the steps of the Capitol addressing a large gathering who presented petitions for tax reductions

Petition. Petition received by Senator Bulkley of Ohio

Petition. Petition received by Senator Bulkley of Ohio

Veterans appeal to Congress for bonus. Scene on the Capitol steps in Washington today when a thousand veterans presented a truck load of petitions to Congress for immediate payment of the bonus. On the extreme right is Paul Wolman, past Grand Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, is presenting the petitions to Rep. Rainey, of Illinois. Others on the picture are Rep. Snell; Rep. Patman; and Senator Brookhart, 4/8/32

Veterans appeal to Congress for bonus. Scene on the Capitol steps in Washington today when a thousand veterans presented a truck load of petitions to Congress for immediate payment of the bonus. On the extreme right is Paul Wolman, past Grand Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, is presenting the petitions to Rep. Rainey, of Illinois. Others on the picture are Rep. Snell; Rep. Patman; and Senator Brookhart, 4/8/32

Vice President gets report of rivers and harbors congress. Washington, D.C., April 5. A Committee of Senators and Congressmen today presented to Vice President Garner the resolutions and projects adopted by the Annual Meeting of the Rivers and Harbors Congress. Vice President Garner has gone on record as approving the work of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress, which adopted 51 projects involving expenditures of $6,689,946, which the Federal Congress will be asked in the petitions to make immediately available. In the photo, left to right - Vice President Garner - Senator John E. Miller of Arkansas - and Rep. Dewey Short of Missouri, newly elected President of the Rivers and Harbors Congress. 4-5-39

Vice President gets report of rivers and harbors congress. Washington, D.C., April 5. A Committee of Senators and Congressmen today presented to Vice President Garner the resolutions and projects adopted by the Annual Meeting of the Rivers and Harbors Congress. Vice President Garner has gone on record as approving the work of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress, which adopted 51 projects involving expenditures of $6,689,946, which the Federal Congress will be asked in the petitions to make immediately available. In the photo, left to right - Vice President Garner - Senator John E. Miller of Arkansas - and Rep. Dewey Short of Missouri, newly elected President of the Rivers and Harbors Congress. 4-5-39

"Keep America Out of War" petitions presented to Congress. Washington, D.C., April 27. "Keep America Out of War" was keynote of four million petitions presented to members of Congress at the Capitol today by the veterans of Foreign Wars. Senator Key Pittman as President Pro Tempore of the Senate, received the petitions for the Senate. In the photograph, left to right, can be seen: Senator Pat McCarran, Nevada; Mrs Laurie M. Schertle, Nat. President, Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Senator Key Pittmen; Speaker of the House William D. Bankhead; and Scott P. Squires, Commander-in-Chief of Veterans of Foreign Wars

"Keep America Out of War" petitions presented to Congress. Washington, D.C., April 27. "Keep America Out of War" was keynote of four million petitions presented to members of Congress at the Capitol today by the veterans of Foreign Wars. Senator Key Pittman as President Pro Tempore of the Senate, received the petitions for the Senate. In the photograph, left to right, can be seen: Senator Pat McCarran, Nevada; Mrs Laurie M. Schertle, Nat. President, Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Senator Key Pittmen; Speaker of the House William D. Bankhead; and Scott P. Squires, Commander-in-Chief of Veterans of Foreign Wars

Smoot & Hawley tax petitions, 12/7/29

Smoot & Hawley tax petitions, 12/7/29

Smoot, Mae Murray, Hawley tax petitions, 12/7/29

Smoot, Mae Murray, Hawley tax petitions, 12/7/29

Smoot & Hawley tax petitions at Capitol, 12/7/29

Smoot & Hawley tax petitions at Capitol, 12/7/29

Sen. Kenyon & Miss N.L. Miller, Pres. of organization, petitions to Congress for embargo on munitions, 1/21/16

Sen. Kenyon & Miss N.L. Miller, Pres. of organization, petitions to Congress for embargo on munitions, 1/21/16

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 6, 1786, Halifax, Churchwardens and vestrymen, opposed to repeal.

November 2, 1785, Westmoreland, In favor of assessment bill.

November 2, 1785, Westmoreland, In favor of assessment bill.

November 2, 1785, Westmoreland, In favor of assessment bill.

November 2, 1785, Westmoreland, In favor of assessment bill.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 1, 1784, Surry, For religious equality and removal of religion from civil control.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

December 4, 1786, York, Charles Parish, opposed to repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 27, 1786, Fauquier, For repeal.

November 14, 1786, York, Bruton Parish, opposed to repeal.

November 14, 1786, York, Bruton Parish, opposed to repeal.

November 14, 1786, York, Bruton Parish, opposed to repeal.

November 14, 1786, York, Bruton Parish, opposed to repeal.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

November, 1786, Lancaster, Christ Church Parish inhabitants for rejection of petition which asks for sale of glebe lands of the parish.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

October 31, 1786, Mecklenburg, Churchwardens, vestry, etc., opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

1786, Caroline, St. Mary's Parish, opposed to repeal.

June 3, 1782, District of Kentucky, Due to shortage of ministers, to declare marriages already performed by civil officers legal.

June 3, 1782, District of Kentucky, Due to shortage of ministers, to declare marriages already performed by civil officers legal.