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A view of Miramichi, a French settlement in the Gulf of St. Laurence, destroyed by Brigadier Murray detached by General Wolfe for that purpose, from the Bay of Gaspe Vue de Miramichi establissement Francois dans le Golfe de St. Laurent, détruit par le Brigadier Murray, détaché a cet effet de la Baye de Gaspé, par le Général Wolfe / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; retouched by P. Benazech.

To the freeholders and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. To pretend to prove what cannot be denied, would be wasting time to no purpose ... to request the votes and interests of the freeholders and freemen for John Cruger,

A card. New-York, September 9th, 1774. The thanks of the public are presented to those worthy citizens, who have, to their immortal honour, nobly refused to let their vessels for the base purpose of transporting troops, ammunition, &c. to oppres

To the public. As the merchants of this city have nobly refused letting their vessels to the tools of government, for the base purpose of transporting troops and military forces to Boston ... [Signed] The Free citizens. New-York, Sept. 14, 1774.

Proceedings of the Committee of correspondence in New York. Committee-Chamber July 13, 1774 Presents [28 names] The persons appointed at the last meeting of this Committee, to draw up a set of resolves, met for that purpose, but doubts arising,

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservation of our country from slavery, depends under God on an effectual execution of the continental and provincial measures for that purpose. [Resolutions to secure compliance wit

To the Citizens of Annapolis, Januarz 11, 1775. A hand-bill for the most infernal and dastardly purpose, of glutting private revenge with the sacrifice of a few individuals, is now industriously circulated in a particular part of this country ..

In the House of representatives, June 17th, 1776. A resolve of the late House of representatives passed on the 10th of May 1776, that the inhabitants of each town in this Colony ought in full meeting warned for that purpose to advise the person

At a meeting of a number of the Freemen and Freeholders of the City and County of New-York, at the house of Mrs. Vandewater's on Wednesday evening last, for the purpose of nominating persons to represent them in the next General Assembly, it was

January 7, 1778. When the chimneys of the barracks of the different regiments want sweeping they are to apply to Christian Apple, at the corner of Race-Street, in Sixth-Street, who is employed by the Dy Barrack Master General, for that purpose.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In General, Assembly, Feb. session 1778. Whereas the fines for non-attendance of jurors, at the several courts within this State are found insufficient for the purpose intended ... It is further

Proceedings of the convention, began and held at Worcester, in and for the County of Worcester, on the 3d day of August, 1779 for the purpose of carrying into effect the several interesting and important measures ... Done in Convention at Worces

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

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

An act for appointing deputies from this Commonwealth to a convention proposed to be held in the City of Philadelphia in May next, for the purpose of revising the federal constitution ... November 9, 1786, read the third time and passed the Hous

To the independent electors, of the City and County of Albany. At a public and general meeting of the Federalists of the City of Albany, a committee, consisting of fifteen persons was appointed for the purpose of collecting the sentiments of the

Staunton, September 3d, 1793. Considering it the duty of the people of this district, to declare their principles and opinions, on subjects which at present agitate the public mind ... and a respectable number having met for that purpose appoint

Plan for raising by loan a sum of money for the purpose of carrying on the work of The Schuylkill and Susquehanna Canal till the end of the present year 1794.

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

Circular. Sir. A number of your fellow-citizens, electors from different towns of the County of Ulster, have met this day for the purpose of nominating proper characters to fill the important offices of governor and lieutenant governor of this s

To the Public. As the election for members to represent this state in Congress approaches very fast, it is necessary to turn our thoughts to those who are suitable for the purpose; and all good men will readily agree that they ought to be truly

An act to suspend in part, an act, entitled "An act to augment the army of the United States, and for other purpose." ... Passed the House of representatives January 24th, 1800.

portrait from "A Short Description of a tour through France and Italy, for the purpose of viewing the painting, sculpture, and architecture, etc"

State of New Hampshire. By the Governor. A proclamation. It has been customary for the citizens of this state, at the recommendation of the supreme executive authority, to set apart a certain day near the close of the year for the purpose of pub

A meeting of Methodists, in Western Oneida County. At a respectable meeting of the Methodist brethren, at the house of Deacon Andrew Clark, in the town of Western, in the county of Oneida, convened on the 11th April, 1810, for the purpose of tak

Brigade orders. Militia election. Take notice, that an election will be held on the 28th instant, for the purpose of electing a Brigadier General, for the 2nd Brigade, 6th Division Pennsylvania Militia, in order to fill the vacancy of Brigadier

The convention of the delegates of eighteen counties of Virginia, held at Staunton, on the 21st of September, for the purpose of forming a general ticket of electors of President and vice-president, to the freeholders of Virginia ... Staunton, V

Plan of the city of New-York : the greater part from actual survey made expressly for the purpose (the rest from authentic documents)

Plan of the city of New-York : the greater part from actual survey made expressly for the purpose (the rest from authentic documents)

map from "A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions; undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West, or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific; from the earliest periods of Scandinavian navigation to the departure of the recent expeditions under the orders of Captain Ross and Buchan"

map from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

map from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

map from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

map from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

map from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

skull from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

map from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

To the voters of the City of Washington. Some vile incendiaries, who have no regard either for truth or decency, having labored to calumniate Captain Thomas Carbery, for the purpose of injuring his election, it is deemed proper by some of his fr

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"

By His Excellency Oliver Wolcott, Governor and commander in chief in and over the State of Connecticut. A proclamation ... that on any Lord's day, in the month of June next, contributions may be received for the above purpose [Methodist Society

Federal republican meeting. On Tuesday evening last, a very full meeting of the Federal electors of the City of Boston, constituted by a large deputation from each ward, was holden for the purpose of taking such measures as should be deemed expe

The State of South Carolina. City of Charleston. An ordinance regulating City officers, and for other purpose ... [Charleston 1826].

We publish this evening, an extra for the purpose of announcing early to our commercial friends a copy of the Circular addressed by the secretary of the Treasury to the collectors of the different ports, and intended to accompany the Proclamatio

At a numerous meeting of the citizens of the village of Utica, held at the court room, on Tuesday the 5th day of August, 1828 ... for the purpose of expressing their sentiments upon the measures now in progress for enforcing the observance of th

To the voters of the eighth Congressional district. Fellow Citizens: it has become necessary for me to publish a circular, in addition to the one already before the people for the purpose of correcting some erroneous impressions which have been

The Colonel electioneering. How to get a vote, or going fixed for the purpose / drawn & engraved by H. Alken.

Proclamation by the mayor. Whereas, by an act of Congress, entitled "An act to incorporate the inhabitants of the City of Washington, and to repeall all acts heretofore passed for that purpose," approved the 15th May, 1820," full power and autho

Illinois state lottery; authorized by the Legislature to raise funds for the purpose of draining the ponds and lakes in the American bottom, and of improving the health thereof. Class No: 5. To be drawn at Harrisonville on Saturday December 15th

Drawing of the Illinois State lottery, authorized by the Legislature to raise funds for the purpose of draining the ponds and lakes in the American bottom, and of improving the health thereof. Class No: 1 ... Alton, Printed at the "Telegraph" Of

Drawing of the Illinois state lottery. Authorized by the Legislature to raise funds, for the purpose of draining the ponds and lakes in the American bottom, and of improving the health thereof. Extra class no: 2 ... Alton, February 1, 1839.

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber has erected a large and convenient house and pens, in the city of Alton, near Shields' Branch, for the purpose of carrying on the slaughtering and dressing of beef, hogs and

A card. This morning, attention was directed to an anonymous call in the columns of the Madisonian, to wit: "Political meeting. A public meeting, for the purpose of discussing the measures of the administration and the principles of the Whig par

Fire! fire! There will be a meeting of the members of the New Fire comp'y! held at the room now occupied by the City Council this evening, at 7 o'clock, for the purpose of organizing said company. A general attendance is requested. [Alton? Ill.]

Political meeting. A public meeting, for the purpose of discussing the measures of the administration, and the principles of the Whig party, will be held on Saturday evening, at Burdine's rooms near the Navy-yard ... All parties are invited, as

To the public. Some time about the 1st or 2d of December last, a young man by the name of A. C. Manning, left this city with a stock of goods, for the purpose of pedling ... Some anxiety being felt, lest all should not be right, any person will

Pioneer fire company attention!! An adjourned meeting of the ‘Pioneer fire company,' will be held at the New court room this evening!! at seven o'clock -- for the purpose of electing officers, and for the transaction of such other business as ma

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the sea to Logan's Ferry in latitude 31°58ʹ24ʺ north : shewing the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas between said points : as marked and laid down by survey in 1840, under the direction of the Commissioners appointed for that purpose /

Notice. The undersigned, having chartered the steam-boat Eagle for the purpose of accommodating all the citizens of Alton and the vicinity, who may wish to see the murderers hung at St. Louis, on the 9th day of July next, would inform the publi

Public meeting. The Whigs of Alton precinct are requested to meet on Saturday Evening next, at 7 o'clock, in the Old Court Room, (Riley's Building,) for the purpose of choosing delegates to represent said precinct in the County convention to be

Democratic caucus. Agreeable to a vote of the meeting the proceedings of which are subjoined, The Democrats of Concord, are requested to assemble at the Court House, on Saturday, the 5th day of February, inst. for the purpose of appointing Commi

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 /

Enclosure with Robert Howard to Andrew Jackson March 26, 1844. Record of land donations from Robert Howard and others to the city of Baltimore, MD for the purpose of erecting a monument to Andrew Jackson. February 26, 1844

Circular. Important to all whom it may concern. I have permanently located myself in the village of East liberty, for the purpose of practising as a botanical physician, on the new and old systems ... Henry Hahn, M. D. East Liberty, Green townsh

We, the undersigned, citizens of the United States, being about to leave our homes for California, for the purpose of mining and digging gold ... have agreed to unite together and form an association ... [Philadelphia 1849].

To the voters of Washington City. On Monday next we shall exercise our privilege of electing a chief magistrate. The appearance of Mr. Dow, as a candidate, has been charged upon the frineds of General Weightman, for the purpose of defeating Mr.

Attention natives! front face!! No amalgamation! The Native Americans of Dauphin county, will assemble in their respective wards and townships on Saturday evening, the 12th day of July, for the purpose of electing delegates to the Native America

To the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey. The memorial of a public meeting of citizens of New Jersey, held at the Court House in Mount Holly, this first day of the year 1851, pursuant to the public notice, for the purpose of

Pension of ice. June 1, 1853. For the purpose of preventing the numerous frauds that are daily attempted upon this office the following rules, having been approved by the Secretary of the interior, will be strictly enforced ... [Washington, 1853

New daguerreotype rooms, in Cohasset! D. S. G. Doane having newly fitted up and established a permanent suite of rooms, for the express purpose pf taking daguerreotypes, respectfully informs the citizens of Cohasset, and the neighboring towns ..

Tricks of the enemy! "Know nothing" Falsehoods!! It is reported throughout this city, and published on the street corners, that "Arch Bishop Hughes of N. Y., is in this city for the purpose of controlling the Catholic and foreign vote of Washing

Inauguration ball in the immense building erected for the purpose in Judiciary Square, Washington City, March 4th, 1857

Cooke's new map of the state of North Carolina : constructed from actual surveys, private contributions & authentic public documents procured for the purpose under a special resolution of the General Assembly of the state /

The purchase of Cuba pictorially considered, after the passage of the act appropriating thirty millions for the purpose, A.D. Eighteen hundred and ???? / Hoppin.

City of Boston. Notice to housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing House Offal, without being licensed for that purpose by the Board of Aldermen ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health Office, April 4th, 1859

Lincoln, Hamlin, and Curtin! The friends of Lincoln, Hamlin and Curtin, Will meet at Howellville, Tredyffrin Tp., on Thursday evening, 30th of August, 1860, for the purpose of forming a Lincoln & Hamlin Club. To be addressed by H. W. Currether, Esq., & Capt. James Givin.

City of Boston. Boston water work ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about three hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works A. Stanwood. S pt. of Repairs of E. Division. [Nov. 13, 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].

City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about five hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works. A. Stanwood, Supt. of Eastern Division ... J. E. Farwell & Co.

City of Boston. Notice of housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing house offal without being licensed for that purpose by the Board of Aldermen ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health office, April 12. 1861 .

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth with quotation "He who noteth even the fall of a sparrow will have some purpose even in the fate of one like me"]

Attention!! The loyal citizens of Otsego County are invited to attend a meeting at or near the fair grounds, in Cooperstown, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1861, at 3 1-2 P. M., for the purpose of organizing an Otsego County regiment ....

Volunteers!! The selectmen of Reading will be at their office on Thursday afternoon, of each week, for the purpose of paying aid to the families of volunteers, and transact any other business that may come before them ... Selectmen of Reading. S

City of Boston. Notice to housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing house offal without being licensed for that purpose ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health Office. April 22, 1862 ... J. E. Farwell & Co. pr

Nine month's men. The citizens of Reading, are hereby invited to meet at Lyceum Hall on Saturday, the 16th inst., at 7 o'clock P.M. for the purpose of making such arrangements as may be deemed necessary for raising our proportion of nine month's

Freemen! avoid conscription! The undersigned desires to raise a company for the Confederate services, and for that purpose, I call upon the people of the Counties of Jefferson and Hawkins, Tenn., to meet promptly at Russellville on Saturday, Jul

Upon next Tuesday this precinct must submit to the misfortune and disgrace of a draft, unless averted by the liberality and patriotism of its residents ... A meeting for this purpose will be held this evening ... Should you be unable to attend,

City of Boston. Boston water works .... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about three hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works ... [Boston. N. D.].

The Union League of Philadelphia has appointed a committee of its members for the purpose of obtaining employment for disabled soldiers and seamen ... Philadelphia, June 1st, 1863.

City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about five hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works. E. R. Jones, Supt. of Eastern Division ... J. E. Farwell & Co.

Sir: The purpose of the Great Central fair, as set forth in the circular herewith, is one which so eminently commends itself to our sympathies and affections, as to require no argment or appear to secure the co-operation of all who may be able t

To the public. There having been a report put in circulation to the effect that all loyal merchants and business men will close their stores and places of business on Saturday the 15th inst., for the purpose of attending an aboliting meeting at

The true issue. The aim of slavery has ever been to obtain the balance of power, to control legislation, and to make the national government auxiliary to its purpose ... [Three songs] [n. p. 1864].

To whom it may concern. Big swindle. Whereas, certain self styled loyal merchants and business men of Little Falls, have determined to close their stores and places of business on Saturday the 15th inst., for the purpose of attending an abolitio

Notice. For the information of those who paid money for recruiting purposes, the subscribers hereby give notice that the treasurer has not been able to hire money at a fair rate for the purpose of refunding the money to them ... Selectmen of Rea

Gratitude! The citizens of Reading are hereby invited to meet in Lyceum Hall, on Tuesday evening, the 12th inst. at 7 o'clock, for the purpose of making arrangements to dedicate the monument to deceased soldiers ... Selectmen of Reading. Reading

Office of Jay Cooke, subscription agent. Philadelphia, April 25, 1865. To [blank], travelling agent. For the purpose of stimulating Subscriptions to the 7 3-10 Loan … [signed] Jay Cooke, subscription agent.

Emancipation. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves … shall be free!

Let the American people ponder. Ku-Klux diabolism. Eleven pregnant facts brought to light by the Congressional investigating committee. Its Democratic paternity, its hellish features and party purpose. [n.p. 1867?].

Sir: You are respectfully invited to attend a meeting of Republicans of Ward 5, at Phillips Hall (Mercantile building,) Summer street on Friday evening next, August 28th at 7.5 o'clock, for the purpose of organizing a Grant & Colfax Club. Per or

Philadelphia, May 25th, 1868. Dear Sir: You are respectfully requested to meet a few of the friends of Chief Justice Chase on the 10th day of June 1868, at Parlor C. Continental Hotel, in this city, for the purpose of taking into consideration t