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A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the capes to Philadelphia /

A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact descri...

Scale ca. 1:275,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... More

United States Lottery. No. [blank] class the first : This ticket entiles [sic] the bearer to receive such prize as may be drawn against its number, according to a resolution of Congress, passed at Philadelphia, November 18, 1776.

United States Lottery. No. [blank] class the first : This ticket entil...

Imprint supplied by Evans; date is Nov. 18, 1776. Cf. Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 6, p. 1126. Evans 15194 Journals of the Continental Congress, 132 LC copy is no. 5m974 and signed: Da. Jackson. Pri... More

At a meeting of a number of the Citizens of Philadelphia, at the Philosophical Society's Hall, November the 2d, Samuel Howell, Chairman. Jonathan B. Smith, Secretary. It was unanimously resolved, to publish the following address to the inhabitan
A map of Connecticut and Rhode Island with Long Island Sound, &c.

A map of Connecticut and Rhode Island with Long Island Sound, &c.

Shows Fairfield, New Haven, and New London counties in Connecticut, towns, roads, rivers, and place names in Connecticut, Rhode Island and part of Long Island. Includes copper mine near Simsbury, Conn. Also sho... More

In the House of representatives, February 13, 1776. Whereas it appears to this Court, that it will be greatly conducive to the safety and welfare of this and the other colonies, at a time of common danger, that a committee be chosen in each town

In the House of representatives, February 13, 1776. Whereas it appears...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... More

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit ...

Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army

Amérique septentrionale avec les routes, distances en miles, villages, et etablissements françois et anglois,

Amérique septentrionale avec les routes, distances en miles, villages,...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Second impression of 3d French ed. Relief shown pictorially. Title in French and German. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 49 Includes text and inset "Nouvelle carte de l... More

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

Extract form the resolves of the General Court of the State of Massach...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 18b.

A Plan of the Rosalij Compy. Estates, the property of His Excelly. Charles O'Harra, the Honble. Leiut. Gov. Will. Stuart, James Clarke & Rob. & Phill. Browne, Esqrs., situated at Rosalij in the parish of St. David, Dominica.
[Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt.

[Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt.

Scale ca. 1:700,000. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. In pencil: Montresor, 1776. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows river course from New... More

George Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, November 11, 1776, British Troop Movements in New York
In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they
The American Crisis. by the author of Common Sense [Thomas Paine] "These are the times that try men's souls: the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country..."

The American Crisis. by the author of Common Sense [Thomas Paine] "The...

Written in Dec. 1776. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412 DB This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. Rev.; Broadsides [1776]; BI WORKS; RBD; Shelf.

A plan of the attack of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, and of the American lines on New-York Island by the King's troops, on the 16th of November 1776.

A plan of the attack of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, and of t...

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive index. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1159 Available also through the Library of ... More

[A chart of Boston Bay and vicinity. nautical chart

[A chart of Boston Bay and vicinity. nautical chart

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 951 LC copy imperfect: De... More

One sixth of a dollar

One sixth of a dollar

Verso of bill showing emblem of thirteen states linked as a circle. Center of circle has the text "American Congress, We Are One"

Colony of Massachusetts Bay 1776. We the subscribers, do each of us severally for ourselves, profess, testify, and declare, before God and the world that we verily believe that the war, resistance and opposition in which the United American Colo
Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, containing, remarks on a late pamphlet, entitled Common sense: ... / written by Candidus.

Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, containing, rema...

Title page from published response to Thomas Paine's Common Sense.

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
A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies.

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteri...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... More

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC copy imperfect: Western half missing; deteriorated along left and right edges. Shows Maine coast from Cape Elizabeth to York River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... More

Petard, a brass pot fixed upon a strong square plank, which has an iron hook to fix it against a gate or palisades

Petard, a brass pot fixed upon a strong square plank, which has an iro...

Print shows a bomb-like device used to blow apart doors or gates. Title from item. Caption continues: This pot is filled with powder; which, when fixed, breaks every thing about it; and thereby makes an opening... More

Continental Congress, July 1776, Suggestions on Tenure of Delegates
Thomas Jefferson to Virginia Convention of Delegates, July 1776, Declines Reappointment
Tabula geographica generalis Imperii Russici ad normam novissimarum observationum astronomicarum concinnata /

Tabula geographica generalis Imperii Russici ad normam novissimarum ob...

Also shows parts of the Aleutian Islands and Eastern Europe. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

To the Right Honorable Richard, Lord Viscount Howe, of the Kingdom of Ireland, and to his Excellency the Honorable William Howe, Esquire ... The humble representation and petition of the freeholders and inhabitants of Queen's County, on the Isla

To the Right Honorable Richard, Lord Viscount Howe, of the Kingdom of ...

Not in Evans.; On verso: Gift of Mr. B. Jones of Boston, Rec'd Jan 24, 1933. (Rec'd from Ac. Div., Jan. 31, 1933) Ac. 4555. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile ... More

In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated applications have been made by the honorable Congress to this Court to procure a sum of hard money, to be forthwith sent into Canada, for the support of our army in that quarter, a

In the House of representatives, June 26, 1776. Whereas repeated appli...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

[Plan of the country at and in the vicinity of Forts Lee and Independency, showing the position of the British Army.

[Plan of the country at and in the vicinity of Forts Lee and Independe...

Scale ca. 1:160,000. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows British and Hessian troop positions in eastern Bergen County, New Je... More

Virginia Delegates in Continental Congress to Virginia Convention, April 18, 1776, Appointment of Surgeons; Canadian Campaign; Notation on Coin Production

Virginia Delegates in Continental Congress to Virginia Convention, Apr...

Appointment of Surgeons; Canadian Campaign; Notation on Coin Production

In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they
George Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, October 28, 1776, Memorandum Granting Permission for Jefferson's to Use Wythe's House in Williamsburg, Virginia

George Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, October 28, 1776, Memorandum Grantin...

Memorandum Granting Permission for Jefferson's to Use Wythe's House in Williamsburg, Virginia

Foulke, July 24, 1776, Testimony on British and American Sympathies of Various Soldiers; Hughes, et al

Foulke, July 24, 1776, Testimony on British and American Sympathies of...

Testimony on British and American Sympathies of Various Soldiers; Hughes, et al

Map of the maritime parts of Virginia exhibiting the seat of war and of Ld. Dunmore's depredations in that colony.

Map of the maritime parts of Virginia exhibiting the seat of war and o...

Scale ca. 1:700,000. Hand colored. "For the Pennsa. Mag. p. 184." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1442 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present government of this Colony by Congress and committees, was instituted while the former government under the crown of Great-Britain existed in full force ... and was intended to e

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present go...

Evans 14934.; 3035 Cl.; 5 Jy 44.; Rec. 9-2-44.; On verso: Evans 14934; 3035CI 5 Jy 44. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. P... More

Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer of the Army.

Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer of the Arm...

Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated showing additional names in a different hand. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1147 Available al... More

Plan of the city and environs of Quebec, with its siege and blockade by the Americans from the 8th of December, 1775 to the 13th of May, 1776.

Plan of the city and environs of Quebec, with its siege and blockade b...

Scale ca. 1:6,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes historic notes and index to important buildings and military defenses. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 611 Avai... More

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Continental Army in America / done from an original, drawn from the life by Alex'r. Campbell, of Williamsburgh in Virginia ; Ioh. Martin Will excud. Aug. Vind., British Cartoon Print

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Cont...

Print shows George Washington, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand toward battle in background. Title from item. Formerly filed under: PGA ... More

Oh heigh oh--Or a view of the back settlements

Oh heigh oh--Or a view of the back settlements

Rear view of woman with large, elaborate hairstyle. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: Hair, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Sarat... More

In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constables, and collectors of taxes in this Colony, have neglected to exhibit in this court, the receipts or attested copies thereof, which they have received form the Colony treasurer

In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constable...

Copies 2 and 3 are positive photostats.; Copy 1 formerly numbered as Portfolio 39, Folder 1ha. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 39, Folder 1ha. Available also through the Library of Congress web sit... More

[Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Islesboro Island, Deer Island, and other islands.

[Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Isl...

Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 859 Available also through the Lib... More

A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

General street map showing selected letter-keyed buildings in built-up area and field lines with generalized land use in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows "Road to Kings Bridge where the Rebels ... More

Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by... More

To the freemen and freeholders of New York. Gentlemen. As the time of election for representatives, to serve in the General Assembly, is near at hand I beg leave to propose the following gentlemen for your approbation, viz. Thomas Smith, John Sc

To the freemen and freeholders of New York. Gentlemen. As the time of ...

Evans 15105.; On verso: S; Jan 18, 1776. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 109, Folder 4a.

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec.

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, an...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. From Thomas Jeffery's American atlas. 1778. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New Yo... More

Georges Louis le Rouge - Philadelphie, Historic map, Library of Congress

Georges Louis le Rouge - Philadelphie, Historic map, Library of Congre...

Scale ca. 1:10,600. Oriented with north toward the right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1313 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vau... More

The coast of New England. nautical chart

The coast of New England. nautical chart

Scale ca. 1:520,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 822 Available also through the Library of Congress W... More

Plan of Princeton, Dec. 31, 1776.

Plan of Princeton, Dec. 31, 1776.

Scale not given. Title on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1271 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Reconnaissance map showing "Gen Les... More

A vaudevil, sung by the characters at the conclusion of a new farce called the Boston blockade. [Five eight line verse] [Boston: Printed by John House, 1776].

A vaudevil, sung by the characters at the conclusion of a new farce ca...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Boston Blockade. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collect... More

A Plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charlestown, in South Carolina, on the 28th. of June 1776. By His Majesty's squadron, commanded by Sir Peter Parker. By an officer on the spot.

A Plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charlestown, in South...

Scale ca. 1:20,700. Hand colored. Oriented with north to the right. British squadron represented pictorially. In lower margin: The following description of the attack of Fort Sulivan, was received in a letter f... More

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
To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a company to consist of [blank] able bodied and effective men (including officers) as soldiers in the Massachusetts service, for the defence of the sea coast in this Colony, agreeabl

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a compa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... More

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.

The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by t...

Scale ca. 1:70,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Date in title changed to "11th" of "Octr." Annotation added to title: From a sketch taken by an officer on the spot. Engraved by Wm. Faden,... More

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Lately printed, published and now selling by Robert Bell, in Third Street (Price three dollars. The military guide for young officers ... By Thomas Simes ... [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1776].
A card. Cassius presents his compliments to the freeholders and freemen of New York, and begs leave to solicit their votes and interest for the following gentlemen, to serve as representatives in the ensuing Assembly. Abraham Brasher, John Morin

A card. Cassius presents his compliments to the freeholders and freeme...

Evans 14674.; On verso: S; Jan 18, 1776. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 109, Folder 4b.

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My dear countrymen. There can be nothing more fatal to us than to bring our representation into contempt. [Recommending the election of the old members] [Signed] The Watchman. April 15, 1776

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My dear country...

Imprint 2.; Political campaign.; On verso: S; Apr 15, 1776. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection;... More

A perspective view of the salt works in Salisbury, New England

A perspective view of the salt works in Salisbury, New England

Print shows view of a salt works on the Merrimack River, near Newburyport, Massachusetts, with large meadow in the foreground. Title from item. Engrav'd for the Penna. Magazine. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania Maga... More

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Just printed, published and now selling by R. Bell. in Third Street (Price ten shillings neatly bound) The diseases incident to armies. With the method of cure. Tr. from the original of Baron Van Swieten ... [Philade
The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold, by the Kings fleet commanded by Captn. Thos. Pringle, upon Lake Champlain, the 11th of October, 1776.

The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold, by ...

Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "An account of the expedition of the British fleet on Lake Champlain, under the command of Captain Thomas Pringle, and of the defeat of the rebel fleet, co... More

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet, British Cartoon Print

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet, British C...

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement; ships in background display "Dont tread upon me" and "Liberty Tree - A... More

Fresh news from Boston. Copy a letter from a person of distinction at Cambridge, to a gentleman in this City, dated Cambridge, March 21, 1776. Sir, I shall now my dear Sir, acquaint you with some further particulars than which I have been transm

Fresh news from Boston. Copy a letter from a person of distinction at ...

Evans 14763.; On verso: 1776; Mar. 21; Ny Broadside. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfo... More

State of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, December 9, 1776. Whereas great inconveniences, may take place from our not knowing the number of male inhabitants in each town and plantation in this state, from sixteen years old

State of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, Decem...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part of this plan was survey'd by Richard Williams, Lieutenant at Boston ...

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His ...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military and general interest. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 932 Available also through the Librar... More

Committee-Chamber. New York, April 13, 1776 The following persons of this City and County, are recommended by the General Committee of the same, as persons worthy to serve in the ensuing Provincial Congress. By order of the Committee. Garret Abe

Committee-Chamber. New York, April 13, 1776 The following persons of t...

Imprint 3.; Political campaign.; On verso: S; Apr 13, 1776. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection;... More

By Richard Viscount Howe of the Kingdom of Ireland and William Howe, Esq; General of His Majesty's Forces in America, the King's Commissioners for restoring peace to His Majesty's Colonies and plantations in North-America, &c. &c. &c. Declaratio
Carte des possessions des colonies Anglaises dans le continent de l'Amérique Septentrionale et partie de la Louisiane.

Carte des possessions des colonies Anglaises dans le continent de l'Am...

Scale ca. 1:3,800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Inset: Suplement pour les possessions des colonies Anglaises au sud de la Louisiane. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... More

Wednesday - Philadelphia, in Congress, July 19, 1776. Resolved...
In Committee chamber, Worcester. Nov. 18, 1776. As expedients are no longer wise, prudent, and politic, than the reasons on which they are founded exist, and effects are reversed by a mutation of causes; as the demands of our country are continu

In Committee chamber, Worcester. Nov. 18, 1776. As expedients are no l...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 22.

His Majesty's most gracious speech to both Houses of Parliament, on Friday, October 27, 1775. Philadelphia: Printed by Hall & Sellers. [1776].
By His excellency, George Washington, Esq; Captain-General and Commander in chief of the forces of the thirteen United Colonies. Whereas the ministerial army abandoned the Town of Boston; and the forces of the United Colonies, under my command,

By His excellency, George Washington, Esq; Captain-General and Command...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

The following was written with and expectation that I should have the liberty to lay the same before the Court of Enquiry, before whom I was impeached as and enemy to my country, and cast into prison, (in Boston 6th August 1776) but it has been

The following was written with and expectation that I should have the ...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

In the House of representatives, April 19, 1776. Whereas sundry persons of this Colony have joined our unnatural enemies, who have in a hostile manner been endeavouring to enslave the United Colonies; and others have absconded and removed out of

In the House of representatives, April 19, 1776. Whereas sundry person...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 13. Copy scanned: 1

Bey einer versammlung einer anzahl Philadelphischer Bürger, gehalten auf dem Saal der Philosophischen Gesellscaft, den 8ten November, 1776 unter vorsitz Herrn Peter Chevalier. Wurde einmüthig brschlossen. Dass folgende Verhaltungs Vorschriften a
Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, 1776. We the subscribers, do each of us severally for ourselves, profess, testify and declare before God and the World, that we verily believe that the War, Resistance and Opposition in which the United American Colo

Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, 1776. We the subscribers, do each of us s...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 347, Folder 12.

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United States Colonies, and severally promise, and engage to continue in such service until the first day of December, 1776, unless sooner discharged

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera... More

Carte générale du Canada, de la Louisiane, de la Floride, de la Caroline, de la Virginie, de la Nouvelle Angleterre, etc.

Carte générale du Canada, de la Louisiane, de la Floride, de la Caroli...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. Les traits rouges marquent la subdivision de cette carte générale représentée plus au large dans les trois suivantes." Includes inset of the ... More

New York, October, 18, 1776. To the public. Considerations on the present revolted state of America, addressed to its inhabitants at large ... [Signed] Camillus. [New York] Printed in Water-Street, between the Coffee-House and the Old Slip. [177

New York, October, 18, 1776. To the public. Considerations on the pres...

Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 109, Folder 26.

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, by Special order of his honor the governor, the fourteenth day of June, Anno Domini, 1776 Whereas the troops now rasing in this Colony must be fu

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Con...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3, Folder 41a.

The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the [Bah]ama I[s]lands.

The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of F...

Scale ca. 1:1,390,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." "DG.4." LC copy mounte... More

[Country between North River and Croton River.

[Country between North River and Croton River.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. French. Mounted portion on right side wanting. ... More

In convention of the representatives of the state of New York. To [blank]  Greeting. Whereas this Convention, in pursuance of the resolves of the Continental Congress, did on the 9th day of June last, direct and order the raising and embodying,

In convention of the representatives of the state of New York. To [bla...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 109, Folder 20.

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the followin...

Title page from Thomas Paine's Common Sense. Title from item. Caption continues: I. Of the origin and design of government in general, with concise remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of monarchy and hered... More

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 the House of representatives, January 16, 1776. The committee appoi...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... More

The blessed effects of venality, British Cartoon Print

The blessed effects of venality, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a man, possibly George III, chopping a leg "Commons" of a three-legged stool, "Lords" and "Privy Council" being the other two legs, which may represent the Parliament and its openness to corruption,... More

A map of the middle British colonies in North America. First published by Lewis Evans, of Philadelphia, in 1755; and since corrected and improved, as also extended, with the addition of New England, and bordering parts of Canada; from actual surveys now lying at the Board of Trade.

A map of the middle British colonies in North America. First published...

Scale ca. 1:2,350,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, list of townships, distance charts, and inset "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c... More

Sandaime segawa kikunojō, Shunk Katsukawa

Sandaime segawa kikunojō, Shunk Katsukawa

Print shows the actor Segawa Kikunojō III, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... More

In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes and proceedings of the Honorable Continental Congress respecting the regiment now raising in this Colony to join the Continental army in Canada, make it necessary that some alt

In the House of representatives. February 10 1776. Whereas the votes a...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

Scale ca. 1:9,300. Alternate title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection: The northern part of the island of New York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title and constructio... More

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

Watertown, July 3, 1776. In Council. Ordered, that the following part ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford.; Test Act.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 dup... More

[Illus. of 3 constellations: "Le Bouvier" (Bootes - the Ploughman), "Les Levriers" (Canes Venatici - 2 hounds) and "Le Chevelure de Berenice" (Coma Berenices - hair of Berenice)]

[Illus. of 3 constellations: "Le Bouvier" (Bootes - the Ploughman), "L...

Illus. in: Atlas Celeste, Paris, 1776. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Dogs; Agriculture; Astornomy; RBD; Shelf.

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

Scale ca. 1:18,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Shows location of troops a... More

Thomas Jefferson, August 20, 1776, Proposal for United States Seal
We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United American Colonies, and severally promise, and engage to continue in such service until the first day of December, 1776 … [Watertown: Printed by

We whose names are under-written, do hereby severally inlist ourselves...

Ford 2022.; Evans 14883. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 14a.

One hundred and twenty dollars reward Major Christopher French, Ens. Joseph Moland, and the infamous Gurdon Whitmore, broke gaol and escaped this evening .... Barz. Hudson, Gaoler. December 27th, 1776. [s. l.]

One hundred and twenty dollars reward Major Christopher French, Ens. J...

Positive Photostat.; Reward.; Imprint 2.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Port... More

Plan of the island of Tobago, laid down by actual survey under the direction of the Honorable the Commissioners for the Sale of Lands in the Ceded Islands.

Plan of the island of Tobago, laid down by actual survey under the dir...

Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Cadastral map. "To William Hewitt ... for adjusting & settling the differences & disputes which have arisen or may arise with respect to ... More

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batt...

Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also throug... More

Broadside of Revolutionary War period: [Enlistment authoriz. Watertown, Mass.]

Broadside of Revolutionary War period: [Enlistment authoriz. Watertown...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

[Coast of Maine from Mosquito Head to Spurwink River.

[Coast of Maine from Mosquito Head to Spurwink River.

Scale ca. 1:125,000. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 852 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Edmund Pendleton to Virginia Delegates in the Continental Congress, July 13, 1776, Private Addenda to Letter of Same Date; Pennsylvania-Virginia Boundary Dispute; Indian Lands

Edmund Pendleton to Virginia Delegates in the Continental Congress, Ju...

Private Addenda to Letter of Same Date; Pennsylvania-Virginia Boundary Dispute; Indian Lands

Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 1776 betwixt the American troops under command of General Washington, and three Hessian regiments under command of Colonell Rall, in which the latter a part surrendert themselves prisoner of war.

Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 177...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1267 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ... More

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