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[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Whereas a considerable quantity of naval stores is known to be in this City [requiring the enumeration and prohibiting the sale, under penalty of forfei

[Arms] By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander...

Evans 15816. 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 145, Folder 15.

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - general-major der Americaners

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - general-major der Americaners

Print shows Israel Putnam, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly right, leaning on unseen object. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa / Chr... More

Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket.

Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket...

Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Has watermarks. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes view of "Sancoty Head S.S.W. 10 miles distant." LC Maps of North Amer... More

Mappa geographica Provinciæ Nova Eboraci ab Anglis New-York dictæ ex ampliori delineatione ad exactas dimensiones concinnata in arctius spatium redacta cura Claudii Josephi Sauthier cui accedit Nova Jersey ex topographicis observationibus.

Mappa geographica Provinciæ Nova Eboraci ab Anglis New-York dictæ ex a...

Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Title in upper margin: Carte geographique des provinces Neu-York et Neu-Jersey en Amérique publié par les Heritiers de Homann 1778. Hand colored. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown by... More

[Philadelphia and neighborhood].

[Philadelphia and neighborhood].

Scale ca. 1:20,400. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows line... More

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution

A satire expressing a Continental European view of the American Revolution, showing Father Time using a magic lantern to project the image of a teapot exploding among frightened British troops as American troop... More

Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses.

Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le disposi...

Scale ca. 1:42,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" includes positions of vessels of French fleet, by name and commander. Accompanied by: Partie extrai... More

By the State of Maryland. A declaration Whereas the General Assembly of Maryland hath heretofore resolved "That the Delegates of this State should be instructed, to remonstrate to the Congress, that this state esteem it essentially necessary for

By the State of Maryland. A declaration Whereas the General Assembly o...

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 28, Folder 14.

General Howe

General Howe

Print shows William Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the... More

Review of the York Regiment / P. Canon delt. ; T. Parson sct.

Review of the York Regiment / P. Canon delt. ; T. Parson sct.

Print shows William Markham, Archbishop of York speaking to Britannia while gesturing toward British troops wearing clerical bands and low-brimmed hats, he says, "Madam a noble Corps, True and Staunch Friends t... More

British camp at Trudruffrin from the 18th. to the 21st. of September 1777, with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse Tavern on the 20th. of September.

British camp at Trudruffrin from the 18th. to the 21st. of September 1...

Scale ca. 1:31,680. Relief shown by hachures. Includes references. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1342 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Bri... More

Miss L--n [and] the martial lover

Miss L--n [and] the martial lover

Cameo portraits of a young woman, Miss L--n (who became his mistress) and Charles Stanhope, Earl Harrington, who is depicted wearing a military uniform; in ovals with ribbons at top. Title from item. Illus. in:... More

[Taking of Savannah in Dec. 1778]

[Taking of Savannah in Dec. 1778]

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1574 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... More

Sketch of Haddonfield. Sketch of the road from Penny Hill to Black Horse through Mount Holly, 1778.

Sketch of Haddonfield. Sketch of the road from Penny Hill to Black Hor...

Scale ca. 1:36,000 (not 800 paces to an inch.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1257 Available also through the Library of C... More

The Commissioners / M Darly.

The Commissioners / M Darly.

"The five commissioners (right) recently nominated to negotiate peace with the colonies, kneel one behind the other at the feet of America, who sits (left) on a pile of barrels and bales..." (Source: George) Th... More

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation Whereas the cart ways of the several paved streets, lanes, and alleys within the city of Philadelphia and its suburbs ... are much

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and ...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15823. 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 145, Folder 20.

Humours of May Day, pl. 2

Humours of May Day, pl. 2

Cartoon print showing bawdy (women?) revelers dancing in the street before a doorway inscribed "Lows." Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina; comprehending the River Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the River Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the Lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers,

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, an...

Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Includes descriptive and historical notes. Supplements the author's A topographical descri... More

E of Chatham

E of Chatham

Print shows William Pitt, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval with allegorical scene in lower foreground showing Britannia seated, leaning against her shield, an owl and caduceus on the ground i... More

Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick. Sketch of Allen's Town.

Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick. Sketch of Allen's To...

Scale ca. 1:26,000; 800 paces to the in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1259 Available also through the Library of Congress... More

Plan de Port Royal et de la rivière et du détroit d'Awfoskée à la côte de la Caroline méridionale.

Plan de Port Royal et de la rivière et du détroit d'Awfoskée à la côte...

Scale ca. 1:90,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1535 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... More

Dr. Franklin

Dr. Franklin

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, three-quarter length portrait, seated at desk, looking to his right at an electrical device, in his left hand are papers upon which he is taking notes, and visible through a windo... More

Twenty dollars

Twenty dollars

Verso of a twenty dollar bill with a picture of a leaf. Illus. in: Rare Book Division - Colonial Currency Collection. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4412. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

By his excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and commander in chief of the Delaware State, a proclamation ... appoint Wednesday the thirtieth day of December next, to be observed as a day of public thanksgiving ... Given unde

By his excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and c...

Not in Evan.; Imprint 3.; Thanksgiving proclamation. 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; Portfol... More

Carte du golfe du Méxique, des isles et des pays adjacens.

Carte du golfe du Méxique, des isles et des pays adjacens.

Scale ca. 1:9,500,000. "Longitude ouest de l'isle de Fer." Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1739 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Pl. I."... More

[New York Island.  Military.  Unfinished.

[New York Island. Military. Unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Title in manuscript on verso "A topographical map of the north part of New York Island." Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. ... More

The Accomplish'd maid

The Accomplish'd maid

Cartoon showing woman with elaborate hairdo playing keyboard instrument and singing(?). Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection. (Library of Congress) No. V2, 65.

Carte de la Floride occidentale et Louisiane. La peninsule et golfe de la Floride ou canal de Bahama avec les isles de Bahama.

Carte de la Floride occidentale et Louisiane. La peninsule et golfe de...

Scale ca. 1:1,360,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Les sondes le long de la côte de la Floride des isles et des bas fonds sont marqués en pieds." Pictorial map. From the... More

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard sculpt.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard s...

Print shows King George III, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing armor and a laurel wreath; in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial h... More

An act for confiscating the property of all such persons, as are inimical to the United States, and of such persons as shall not in a certain time therein mentioned, appear and submit to this state, whether they shall be received as citizens the

An act for confiscating the property of all such persons, as are inimi...

Not in Evans.; On verso: Package 11; 1777 P.R.O. C.O.5. 176, F. 7; 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 ... More

A general map of North America; from the latest observations.

A general map of North America; from the latest observations.

Scale ca. 1:10,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

The glorious Washington and Gates

The glorious Washington and Gates

Print shows George Washington and Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portraits, profiles, facing each other. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... Boston : 1778, title page (cover). Pub... More

Gen'l. George Washington

Gen'l. George Washington

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform; framed medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: The history of America, from its discovery b... More

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. Proclamation. All persons having waggons, carts, or teams of horses in their possession within the City of Philadelphia ... are hereby enjoined and

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and ...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15820. 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 145, Folder 18.

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. proclamation. I do hereby give notice to the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia and its Environs, it is the order of His Excellency, that

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and ...

Evans 15817. 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 145, Folder 13.

His Majesty's ship Liverpool, being hauled off from the wharf, it is expected and ordered, that every man absent from her, do immediately repair on board, or they will be apprehended at Defertes. Ten volunteer seamen wanted for the above ship He

His Majesty's ship Liverpool, being hauled off from the wharf, it is e...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15829. 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 145, Folder 17.

Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. Traduit de l'anglais.

Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. T...

Scale ca. 1:28,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Based on A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions. [1777] From the author's Pilote améri... More

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William, Howe, K.B. General and Commander in Chief &c. &c. Proclamation [Enjoining the cutting of wood south of the city, as necessary for the use of the British soldiers] Given under my hand at Philadelphia

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William, Howe, K.B. General and ...

Evans 15818 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 145, Folder 14.

Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Print shows the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America personified, respectively, as d'Alembert, Catherine II, Prince Oronoco, and Benjamin Franklin; they are about to honor the tomb of Voltaire when t... More

All loyal seamen or able-bodied landmen, desirous of serving his Majesty King George the Third, and willing to enter on board the Talley Philadelphia, fitted for the better defence of the City and Riber-Service only; now lying at the New-Ferry w

All loyal seamen or able-bodied landmen, desirous of serving his Majes...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15815. 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 145, Folder 2.

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.

January 7, 1778. When the chimneys of the barracks of the different re...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15831 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 145, Folder 12.

Magnus ducatus Lithuania in suos palatinatus et castellanias divisa, non solum accuratissime delineata, sed etiam plurimis in aliis mappis omissis locis aucta /

Magnus ducatus Lithuania in suos palatinatus et castellanias divisa, n...

Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Lotter's Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spéciales. Augsburg : Tobie Conrad Lotter, Matthieu Seutter, et Jan-Michel Probst ; Nuremburg : Heritiers de... More

Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th. of June 1775.

Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of C...

Scale ca. 1:19,000. Relief shown by hachures. Battle of Bunker Hill shown pictorially. From James Murray's Impartial history of the present war in America. v. 1. p. 431. Includes historical note on fires and in... More

Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et de la Louisiane, contenant le cours du Mississipi, depuis ses embouchures jusqu'à la Rivière Rouge, l'entrée de la Mobile et les baies de Pensacola, de Ste. Rose et de S. Joseph.

Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et de la Louisiane, contena...

Scale ca. 1:1,125,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." "No. 1. H." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1611 Available also throu... More

The olive rejectd or the Yankees revenge

The olive rejectd or the Yankees revenge

Print shows a representative of the British crown in America for peace negotiations (identified in the text as Edmund Burke, though possibly Lord North), he is wearing a crown with olive branch on his head and ... More

Port et barre d'Amelia de la Floride orientale.

Port et barre d'Amelia de la Floride orientale.

Scale ca. 1:38,500. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. From Georges Louis Le Rouge's Pilote américain septentrionale. 1778-79. Includes notes and index. LC Ma... More

Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, Clinton et Grant le 28 May 1778 /

Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement ...

Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Secti... More

Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth : ou le G'al Washington commandon l'armée américaine et le G'l Clinton l'armée angloise le 28 juin 1778 /

Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth : ou le G'al Washington commandon l'ar...

Shows troop positions at the Battle of Monmouth (near Englishtown, Monmouth Co., N.J.). Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Sectioned to 12 panels and mounted on cloth... More

Charles Lee Esq'r. - Americanischer general-major

Charles Lee Esq'r. - Americanischer general-major

Print shows Charles Lee, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, facing left; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa / Christoph Heinrich Korn. Nürnberg : G.N. R... More

Plan of Genl Du Portail. Plan of the position of Valley Forge after Jany. 1778.

Plan of Genl Du Portail. Plan of the position of Valley Forge after Ja...

Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil to show some distances. Annotated bar scale shows scale ca. 14,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... More

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Print shows Horatio Gates, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, standing at table in tent, with tents and a flag with horizontal stripes in the background. Title from item. Catalogue of ... More

Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delaware in America sitis, ... / Tob. Conr. Lotter, sculps Aug. V.

Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delawar...

Print shows cartouche and ornament in upper left corner of map; Natives bring fish and furs to a man in European dress. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spécial... More

Plan of part of western front.

Plan of part of western front.

Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Title from verso. Shows northern Pennsylvania and western New York, detailed mapping showing numerous forts, Indian villages, and trails, is restricted to the Susqu... More

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General John Burgoyne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in medallion. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the present war in America; containing an acc... More

Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et de la Louisiane, contenant le cours du Mississipi, depuis ses embouchures jusqu' à la Riviere Rouge, l'entrée de la Mobile, et les baies de Pensacola, de Ste. Rose et de S. Joseph. D'apres plusieurs plans manuscrits, levée par des navigateurs et des ingenieurs françois.

Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et de la Louisiane, contena...

Scale ca. 1:1,120,000; echelle de lieues marines de France de 20 au degré. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "No. 1.H." Appears in the author's N... More

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jorck sive Neu Amsterdam / / Tob. Conr. Lotteri.

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jor...

Print shows cartouche and ornament on map of the eastern seaboard of America; a procession of suppliants bearing gifts to present to a seated figure, possibly George III, also shows a bird's-eye view of New Yor... More

State of Massachusetts Bay In the House of representatives, September 14, 1779. Whereas it is indispensably necessary that a supply of blankets should be immediately procured for the service of the army ... [Boston: Printed by Thomas & John Flee

State of Massachusetts Bay In the House of representatives, September ...

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

Oyster Bay and Huntington. Huntington Bay.

Oyster Bay and Huntington. Huntington Bay.

Scale ca. 1:25,250. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and inset "Hell Gate" ca. 1:25,250. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1231 Available also through the Librar... More

The Commissioners / M Darly.

The Commissioners / M Darly.

"The five commissioners (right) recently nominated to negotiate peace with the colonies, kneel one behind the other at the feet of America, who sits (left) on a pile of barrels and bales..." (Source: George) Th... More

[Amboy to Elizabethtown.

[Amboy to Elizabethtown.

Scale ca. 1:9,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows eastern part of Middlesex and Union counties opposite S... More

Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius of the London Magazine / desd. drawn and engraved by Bonnor.

Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius o...

Print shows an allegorical scene with four female figures, representing the continents (from l. to r.) Asia, Europe, Africa, and America, approaching a seated female figure with wings writing in an open volume ... More

[Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence.

[Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knip...

Scale ca. 1:10,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows military unit members. "No. 31." Stamped on label on verso: Montresor. Includes table "Cantoonments between Fort Knypehausen and... More

Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et la Louisiane, contenant le cours du Mississipi, depuis ses embouchures jusqu'à la Rivière Rouge, l'entrée de la Mobile et les baies de Pensacola, de Ste. Rose et de S. Joseph.

Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et la Louisiane, contenant ...

Scale ca. 1:1,125,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." "No. 1. H." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1611 Available also through the Library... More

Miss Sp-c-r [and] the pliant premier

Miss Sp-c-r [and] the pliant premier

Cameo portraits of Charlotte Spencer and Frederick North; in ovals with ribbons at top.

Carte de la baie de Chesapeake et de la partie navigable des rivières, James, York, Patowmack, Patuxen, Patapsco, North-East, Choptank et Pokomack.

Carte de la baie de Chesapeake et de la partie navigable des rivières,...

Scale ca. 1:525,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. "14." From the author's Neptune americo-septentrional contenant les côtes. 1778-80. Includes text and inset "Plan de la Baie Her... More

Carte des positions occupeés par les trouppes Américaines apres leur retraite de Rhode Island le 30 Aout 1778 /

Carte des positions occupeés par les trouppes Américaines apres leur r...

Relief shown by hachures. Some place names in English. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes descriptive index to defenses. On ... More

Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Island.

Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Isl...

Scale ca. 1:1,750. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... More

Five hundred pounds reward. [For the capture of the Viginia built pilot boat St. Louis which has be seized and carried off by her crew] [Signed] Anthony Marmajou. Philadelphia 16th July 1778. Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, in Market-stree

Five hundred pounds reward. [For the capture of the Viginia built pilo...

Positive Photostat.; Printed in French and English.; Title.; Evans 15877. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... More

David Wooster, Esqr. - commandr beÿ der provincal armee in America

David Wooster, Esqr. - commandr beÿ der provincal armee in America

Print shows David Wooster, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing left, holding pike in right hand. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa / Christoph H... More

Major general John Sullivan

Major general John Sullivan

Print shows John Sullivan, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, holding spear in right hand, left hand on hip.

A table shewing the value of any number of dollars, from 1 to 10,000, at seven shillings and six-pence. [Philadelphia] Zachariah Poulson, jun. 1778.

A table shewing the value of any number of dollars, from 1 to 10,000, ...

Imprint 3; Not in Evans; Not in Hildeburn; Printers ornament. 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

Map of the environs of Camden, N.J.

Map of the environs of Camden, N.J.

Scale not given. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 188. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading. "No. 45." Shows "pr... More

Arthur Lee to Continental Congress Secret Committee, April 2, 1778, Expense Account as Commissioner to the Court of France

Arthur Lee to Continental Congress Secret Committee, April 2, 1778, Ex...

Expense Account as Commissioner to the Court of France

In Congress, February 27, 1778. Resolved that a company of bakers be raised to bake bread for the army, the company to consist of one director ... three sub-directors ... twelve foremen ... sixty bakers ...That the company be inlisted for one ye

In Congress, February 27, 1778. Resolved that a company of bakers be r...

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 40, Folder 16.

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et forcant le passage le 8 Aoust 1778 : jour que les Américains passerent sur l'Isle de Rode Island par le chemin d'howland's ferry.

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et ...

Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Includes index to defenses and points of interest. Note at bottom: Nta. les anglois brulereus ou coulereus a Rode Is... More

General Sullivan

General Sullivan

Print shows General John Sullivan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform; in oval.

Camilla. His Majesty's ship the Camilla wants men, none but good seamen will be recieved [Philadelphia] Printed by James Humphreys, junr. in Market-street, between Front and second-street [1778].

Camilla. His Majesty's ship the Camilla wants men, none but good seame...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15830. 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 145, Folder 3.

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

State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In General, Assembly...

Evans 16038.; Imprint 3. 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 164, Folder 14.

Dr. Beniamin [i.e., Benjamin] Franklin gebohrn zu Boston den 17 Janü. 1706

Dr. Beniamin [i.e., Benjamin] Franklin gebohrn zu Boston den 17 Janü. ...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, wearing fur hat, holding book, in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa / Christoph Heinrich Ko... More

A general map of North America; from the latest observations.

A general map of North America; from the latest observations.

Scale ca. 1:10,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. From The North-American and West-Indian gazetteer. 1778. Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

[Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows f... More

In General assembly of Pennsylvania, Saturday, November 28, 1778. [Resolution, defining the manner of voting for, and against a Convention, and the points to be determined by the Convention] Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap. [1778].

In General assembly of Pennsylvania, Saturday, November 28, 1778. [Res...

1051 B3 0 23 42.; Rec. R. B. 10-30-42.; Evans 15965.; On verso: 1051 B3 O 23 42. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed... More

[Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

[Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

Scale ca. 1:2,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil: Paulus Hook, No. 46. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows positi... More

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers.

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and...

Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. LC copy annotated in ink. One annotation shows "Indian line as of treaty in 1784." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical a... More

The second section of the Articles of war. [also] The sixth section of the articles of war. The oath of fidelity. [New York: Printed by James Rivington, 1778].

The second section of the Articles of war. [also] The sixth section of...

Imprint 3.; Title.; On verso: 307. 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 110, Folder 2.

[Wegens de staat der Engelsche natie, in't jaar 1778]

[Wegens de staat der Engelsche natie, in't jaar 1778]

Cartoon shows America (represented by a man with feathered cap) cutting the horns off a cow (representing British commerce) which is being milked by a Dutchman, two men (representing France and Spain) are stand... More

Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

Scale ca. 1:90,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1." Includes sailing "Instructions" and "Observations." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 15... More

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à ...

Scale ca. 1:70,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1230 Available also through the Library of Congres... More

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à ...

Scale ca. 1:70,000. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. "339." Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1229 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... More

A Plan of the late Province of Main as far as Kennebeck River.

A Plan of the late Province of Main as far as Kennebeck River.

Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and a section of the upper left corner missing. In 2 sections, mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north toward th... More