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... An act for the remission of the duties on eleven hogsheads of coffee which have been destroyed by fire ... [Followed by] An act supplementary to "An act to provide for the defence of certain ports and harbors in the United States." [Philadel

... An act for the remission of the duties on eleven hogsheads of coff...

Caption title: At the head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania on Monday the second of December, one tho... more

Alexander White to James Madison, April 26, 1794.

Alexander White to James Madison, April 26, 1794.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

... An act to extend the term of credit for teas imported in the ship Argonaut; and to permit the export of goods saved out of the wreck of the snow Freelove ... Followed by An act for the relief of John Robbe. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs a

... An act to extend the term of credit for teas imported in the ship ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the second of December, one thousa... more

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Print shows the courtesan Somenosuke with two young female attendants/apprentices. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical ... more

Alexander White to James Madison, May 19, 1794.

Alexander White to James Madison, May 19, 1794.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Pariser poisarden / C. Katz, [s. or f.]c.

Pariser poisarden / C. Katz, [s. or f.]c.

Satire on revolutionaries. Possibly by Cornelis Katz. Purchase; Kunsthandel Antiquariaat Sothmann; 1985; (DLC/PP-1985:398).

A. Swagerty, March 22, 1794
Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia.

Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the c...

"Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckl... more

A view at Pahaquarric, Sussex County, New Jersey / drawn on the spot by I. Hoffman ; Scoles sc.

A view at Pahaquarric, Sussex County, New Jersey / drawn on the spot b...

Print shows view of countryside with log buildings in Sussex County, New Jersey. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1794 (February). Reference copy in LOT 4385-C.

Bombardment of Algiers / Sergent, delint. ; Barlow, sculpt.

Bombardment of Algiers / Sergent, delint. ; Barlow, sculpt.

Print shows fighting in the streets during the bombardment of Algiers, with women fighting, armed with knives, to protect their children against men armed with swords, while buildings are burning in the backgro... more

5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.].

5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capi...

Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (... more

... An act to authorize the President of the United States in certain cases to alter the place for holding a session of Congress ... [Followed by] An act transferring, for a limited time, the jurisdiction of suits and offences from the District

... An act to authorize the President of the United States in certain ...

Not in Evans.; Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United State: at the first session begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the second of Decembe... more

Het jaar 1804!!!

Het jaar 1804!!!

Dutch cartoon forecasts aeronautic events for the year 1804 by showing a scene at a failing balloon ascension, in the interests of scientific inquiry, possibly by "Wille van de Heeren Hopman & Loude." Men strug... more

James McCarty, May 10, 1794
Plano ichnographico de la ciudad de Mexico que demuestra el reglamento general de sus calles asi para la comodidad y hermosura, como para la correccion y extirpacion de las maldades ge. hay en sus barrios, por la infinidad de sitios escondidos, callejones sin transito, ruinas y paderones que las ocasionan, a pesar del zelo de los justics. de orden del Exmo. Sr. Conde Revilla Gigedo por el Mtro. Mayor D. Ignacio Castera, año de 1794 /

Plano ichnographico de la ciudad de Mexico que demuestra el reglamento...

Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 594 Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Principles and course of proceeding, with regard to the disposition of the monies borrowed abroad by virtue of the acts of the 4th and 12th of August, as to the point of authority. Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the Treasury. Philadelphia, Apr

Principles and course of proceeding, with regard to the disposition of...

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 220, Folder 5a.

(Circular.) Richmond. January 25, 1794. Gentlemen. It is essentially necessary that all vacancies in the office of Escheator, within this Commonwealth be filled up. I request you will be so good as to recommend to me, without delay, a fit person

(Circular.) Richmond. January 25, 1794. Gentlemen. It is essentially n...

Evans 28000. 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 180, Folder 11d.

The faith of treaties exemplified or John Bull's last effort to oblige his false friends / S.W.F.

The faith of treaties exemplified or John Bull's last effort to oblige...

A satire on the diplomatic situation in 1794, showing French soldiers shooting at raging bull, and saying "Vive la republic, Blood & plunder, no quarter to John Bull!" To the bull's back is strapped a bundle in... more

[New County Hall, Stafford, England. Proposed façade. Elevation]

[New County Hall, Stafford, England. Proposed façade. Elevation]

Inscription in graphite on recto, mostly erased (modern hand?): Old bailey, proposal not adopted. Inscription in graphite on verso: Design for the County Hall, Stafford, 1794, John Nash, unexecuted. 469/CX. 150... more

... An act to authorize the President of the United States during the recess of the present Congress, to cause to be purchased or built a number of vessels to be equipped as gallies, or otherwise in the service of the United States ... [Followed

... An act to authorize the President of the United States during the ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

... An act further extending the time for receiving on loan the domestic debt of the United States ... [Followed by] An act to compensate Arthur St. Clair. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act further extending the time for receiving on loan the domest...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. Begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the second of December, one thousa... more

Sawamura sōjūrō [to] segawa kikunojō

Sawamura sōjūrō [to] segawa kikunojō

Print shows actors Sawamura Sōjūrō and Segawa Kikunogō, one in the role of a woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern repr... more

... An act for the relief of Stephen Paranque ... [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act for the relief of Stephen Paranque ... [Philadelphia: Print...

Caption title: At head of Title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

A map of Vermont.

A map of Vermont.

"I. Stockdale from Morse, Maps of America." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A new map of Switzerland : divided into the thirteen cantons with their allies & their subjects /

A new map of Switzerland : divided into the thirteen cantons with thei...

Relief shown pictorially. LC copy 1 from: New and elegant imperial sheet atlas..., 1803. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Exhibition. The honour of company is requested at the exhibition in the College Chapel, on Wednesday the 31st instant, at one o'clock, P. M. Rhode-Island College. December 29 1794.

Exhibition. The honour of company is requested at the exhibition in th...

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 167, Folder 6a.

Hibachi

Hibachi

Print shows a woman, a "devoted housewife" sitting next to a brazier. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. ... more

An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, and encouraging the importation of the same ... [1784?].

An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammu...

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 220, Folder 14.

... An act providing for the payment of certain expenses incurred by Fulwar Skipwith, on public account ... [Followed by] An act for the releif of Reuben Smith and Nathan Strong. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act providing for the payment of certain expenses incurred by F...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ... more

Council Chamber, January 25, 1794. Sir. The annexed resolution of the General Assembly is sent to you for your information. You will readily discover from its purport, that the Legislature consider the past conduct of the escheators reprehensibl

Council Chamber, January 25, 1794. Sir. The annexed resolution of the ...

Evans 28001.; On verso: 15 $1.00 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; Portf... more

La grande aiguiserie royale de poignards Anglais

La grande aiguiserie royale de poignards Anglais

Print shows George III, identified as "Georges Dandin", inside a large wheel driving a grinding stone at which stands William Pitt sharpening a knife. Title from item. Caption continues: Le fameux Ministre Pitt... more

... An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, and encouraging the importation of the same. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the second of December one thousan... more

To the inhabitants of certain counties lying west of the Laurell Hill, in the State of Pennsylvania. Friends and fellow citizens. You see encamped in the bosom of your district, a numerous and well appointed army, formed of citizens of every des

To the inhabitants of certain counties lying west of the Laurell Hill,...

Title.; Imprint 3.; Evans 27978.; On verso: 02-82-086.34 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; Po... more

Harris's list; or, Cupid's London directory / R. Newton del. ; etch'd by R. Newton.

Harris's list; or, Cupid's London directory / R. Newton del. ; etch'd ...

Print shows a man with a copy of "Harris's list" open to the page for "Miss Love" standing in front of Miss Love's establishment; there is a young woman standing at the door, one leaning out a first floor windo... more

... An act to amend and explain the twenty-second section of "The act establishing the judicial courts of the United States." [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794.].

... An act to amend and explain the twenty-second section of "The act ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the third of November, one thous... more

Amendments proposed in the committee of the whole House, to the bill to amend the act, intituled, "An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794] [Negative photostat.].

Amendments proposed in the committee of the whole House, to the bill t...

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 220, Folder 15.

Wednesday, afternoon, April 16. This moment a kind correspondent communicated to the editor of the Morning Star, a letter from General Fisk of Salem, which he is happy in communicating to an impatient public. Ipswhich, Wednesday 11 o'clock, 1794

Wednesday, afternoon, April 16. This moment a kind correspondent commu...

Imprint 3.; Not in Ford. 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 44, Folder 19.

[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following melancholly accident took place in the River Merrimack, viz. A Mr. Chase of Newton, with eight others, were crossing the river in a small boat, they were unfortunately overtaken

[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following mel...

Not in Evans.; Verse.; Imprint 2.; On verso: 10-98-1009.1.44.24; On verso: MC # 09-82-038.154 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in S... more

Harvard University in Cambridge, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The order of the exercises of commencement. July 16th, M,DCC, XCIV [44 lines] Boston: Printed by Thomas Fleet, 1794.

Harvard University in Cambridge, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The or...

LD 2172.; .A 3 Shelf list card.; Imprint 3. 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 view, at Minisink, New-Jersey / drawn on the spot by I. Hoffman ; Scoles sculp.

A view, at Minisink, New-Jersey / drawn on the spot by I. Hoffman ; Sc...

Print shows view of countryside with farm buildings along roadway in New Jersey. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1794 (June). Reference copy in LOT 4385-C.

1794. His Excellency Arthur Fenner, Esq; Governor. The Honourable Samuel J. Potter, Esq; Deputy-governor. 1. Thomas G. Hazard, Esq. assistant [and 9 other assistants] Henry Ward, Esq; Secretary. Ray Greene, Esq; Attorney-general. Henry Sherburne

1794. His Excellency Arthur Fenner, Esq; Governor. The Honourable Samu...

Evans 27916.; 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 167, Folder 6.

... An act to provide for the defence of certain ports and harbors in the United States. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act to provide for the defence of certain ports and harbors in ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

Bandō Hikosaburō

Bandō Hikosaburō

Print shows the actor Bandō, Hikosaburō, full-length portrait, standing, wearing a cape, and holding with his right hand raised, a bamboo rod with a paper attached to the end. Title and other descriptive inform... more

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Print shows the Festival of the Supreme Being, inspired by Robespierre, planned by Jacques Louis David, to commemorate the second year of the Republic; a female figure, representing France, riding on a cart wit... more

Pennsylvania ss. [Arms] In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. By Thomas Mifflin, Governor of the said commonwealth, a proclamation. Whereas it appears in and by a proclamation of the President of the United States

Pennsylvania ss. [Arms] In the name and by the authority of the Common...

Proclamation.; 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 148, Folder 20.

[Indians dancing around two people at stake by fire] / S. Folwell, delt. ; P.R. Maverick, sct. N.Y.

[Indians dancing around two people at stake by fire] / S. Folwell, del...

Reference copy also available in LOT 4709-K. Illus. in: Affecting history of the dreadful distresses of Frederic Manheim's family, 1794, vol. 15, no. 3, frontis.

John Overton, February 1, 1794
[Allegorical family scene: man and woman huddled by fire; dead(?) child lying on floor]

[Allegorical family scene: man and woman huddled by fire; dead(?) chil...

Proof of relief etching by Wm. Blake from his Europe, A Prophesy, Lambeth, Printed by Wm. Blake, 1794 (pl. 6). Reference copy may be in LOT 4638 E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. C... more

Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi fang yu gu jin tu /

Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi fang yu gu jin t...

Scale ca. 1:60,000,000. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the world in 2 hemispheres. Also shows coordinates and dotted lines on the map. Based on "Zhi fang hui lan si yi tu shuo" produced in 1794. Prime meridi... more

... An act extending the privilege of franking to James White, the delegate from the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio; and making provision for this compensation. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act extending the privilege of franking to James White, the del...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the third of November, one thousa... more

... An act authorizing the loan of one million of dollars. Philadelphia: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1794].

... An act authorizing the loan of one million of dollars. Philadelphi...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and eld at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennshlvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thousa... more

Het jaar 1804!!!

Het jaar 1804!!!

Dutch cartoon forecasts aeronautic events for the year 1804 by showing people in hysterics, possibly over an imminent balloon ascension by "Wille van de Heeren Hopman & Loude." From the ceiling hangs a balloon ... more

... An act concerning invalids ... [Followed by] An act for the relief of Nicholas Rieb. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act concerning invalids ... [Followed by] An act for the relief...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

[Title page; Songs of Innocence and of Experiences; showing the two contrary states of the human soul; showing Adam & Eve]

[Title page; Songs of Innocence and of Experiences; showing the two co...

Hand-colored engraving by William Blake. Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Winter 1980. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bible O.T.; Title pages; Publ. Ind.

... An act for the remission of duties arising on the tonnage of sundry French vessels which have taken refuge in the ports of the United States. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act for the remission of duties arising on the tonnage of sundr...

Caption title: Third Congress of the United States:, at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred ... more

Koto to shō

Koto to shō

Print shows two women playing musical instruments, one playing the koto and the other panpipes. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From t... more

A. Swagerty, August 12, 1794
List of pensioners continued by the Honorable the executive for the year 1793, to be paid out of the revenues to be collected for that year. [Richmond: Printed by Augustine Davis, 1794].

List of pensioners continued by the Honorable the executive for the ye...

Evans 28004.; On verso: 15 Pensioners 1793 $1.00. 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; Portf... more

... An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United States .... [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs, and Swaine, 1794].

... An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United State...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

The Secretary of the Treasury. Sir. I cannot charge my memory with all the particulars, which have passed between us, relative to the disposition of the money borrowed ... Go: Washington. United States, April 8th, 1794. [Philadelphia: Printed by

The Secretary of the Treasury. Sir. I cannot charge my memory with all...

Evans 27919.; 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 220, Folder 6.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Sharp sc.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Sharp sc.

Title from item. Exhibited: "Creating the United States," the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011-2012. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney.

Rule as to the sailing of vessels of war of the belligerent nations from the United States ... True copy, Geo: Taylor, jun. Ch Clk. in the Department of State. June 18th, 1794. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794.].

Rule as to the sailing of vessels of war of the belligerent nations fr...

Evans 27928.; Imprint 3. 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 221, F... more

Mitate rokkasen

Mitate rokkasen

Print shows five men and one woman, variously dressed and some holding an item associated with them. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. F... more

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; W. Sharp sculpt.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; W. Sharp sculpt.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney.

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania,on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. An act providing for raising and

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and h...

Imprint 3.; Evans 27850.; On verso: [in Mss.] (74). 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

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.

Plan for raising by loan a sum of money for the purpose of carrying on...

Title.; Imprint 2.; Transportation.; Not in Evans.; On verso: 6 cents, 1767 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephe... more

In Congress, March 26, 1794. Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That an embargo be laid on all ships and vessels in the ports of the United States, whether already cleared

In Congress, March 26, 1794. Resolved by the Senate and House of repre...

Signed: Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of representatives. John Adams, Vice-President of the United States, and President of the Senate. Approved- March the twenty-sixth, 1794. Go: Washingt... more

Chōjiya uchi karagoto

Chōjiya uchi karagoto

Print shows Karagoto, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with two young female attendants.

... An act to erect a lighthouse on the head-land of Cape Hatteras; and a lighted beacon on Shell Castle Island in the harbor of Occacock in the State of North Carolina. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act to erect a lighthouse on the head-land of Cape Hatteras; an...

Caption title: At head of title Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three.; Signed: Frederick Augustus Mu... more

Thomas Jefferson, June 7, 1794, List of Letters