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A correct map of Connecticut from actual survey.

A correct map of Connecticut from actual survey.

Engraved for Dr. Trumbull's History of Connecticut. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Shakspeare - Tempest, act 1, scene 1 / painted by G. Romney ; engraved by B[enjamin?] Smith.

Shakspeare - Tempest, act 1, scene 1 / painted by G. Romney ; engraved...

Print showing the storm and shipwreck at the beginning of Shakespeare's play "Tempest" ; Prospero and Miranda are standing on the right on the island where the shipwrecked sailors wash ashore. Title from item.

[Eight men around table, drinking and smoking; one is reading]

[Eight men around table, drinking and smoking; one is reading]

Illus. in: The Merry Fellow's Companion, 1797, frontis. Reference copy may be in LOT 4638. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. Div.; Eating & Drinking; Shelf.

Yoshiwara suzume

Yoshiwara suzume

Print shows a woman standing behind a person squatting, playing a shell game. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Horizontal Kogat... more

Providence Episcopal church lottery No. [6705] This ticket will entitle the possession to such prize as may be drawn against is number, if demanded within six months. By order of the General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island. November, 1797]

Providence Episcopal church lottery No. [6705] This ticket will entitl...

Not in Alden.; 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 9a.

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armada / Js. Gillray, inv. et f.

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armad...

French warships, labeled Le Révolutionaire, L'Egalité and The Revolutionary Jolly Boat, being tossed about during a storm blown up by Pitt, Dundas, Grenville and Windham, whose heads appear from the clouds. Cha... more

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

Print shows the ragged rear-guard troops of the Pope's army cowering as they retreat from the advancing French army lead by the handsome and well-dressed Napoleon Bonaparte emerging on the left through billowin... more

[Mrs] Hays
General Washington's Resignation

General Washington's Resignation

Allegory. Woodcut by Alexander Lawson. Illus. in: Philadelphia Magazine... Jan. 1799. Reference copy may be in Pres. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pub... more

Ecclesiastical history. Dr. Priestley having continued his History of the Christian Church from the fall of the Western Roman empire (to which period he had brought it before in two volumes 8vo) to the Reformation by Luther, is desirous of publi

Ecclesiastical history. Dr. Priestley having continued his History of ...

Evans 32716.; 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 149, Folder 3.

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte motioning toward a statue, one of the many treasures he brought back from his first campaign in Italy in 1797, and addresses a group of men, possibly of the Directory. Title from ... more

The North Association of Hartford County. To the piously and benevolently disposed within our limits. [regarding funds for support of missionaries]. Aaron Church, moderator. Done in Association, Farmington October 4, 1797.

The North Association of Hartford County. To the piously and benevolen...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2. 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 4, Folder 9.

Billy's Raree-Show or John Bull en lighten'd

Billy's Raree-Show or John Bull en lighten'd

"Pitt, as a peep-show man, stands by his box, which is supported on trestles..." (Source: George) [Ansell?] This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserve... more

Rhode Island /

Rhode Island /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows counties and minor civil subdivisions. Place names are in German and/or English. In upper right margin: No. V. In lower central margin: zu Ebelings Erdbeschreibung von Amerika. A... more

Tamaya uchi shizuka

Tamaya uchi shizuka

Print shows Shizuka, a courtesan, bust portrait, holding a book, facing slightly right, with many hairpins. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 200... more

The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8.

The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8.

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. In left upper m... more

To the citizens of America, and especially those of Philadelphia ... [Signed:] Vitis Gallo-Americana. Spring-Mill, 13 miles N. N. W. of Philadelphia, August 18, 1797. [Philadelphia, 1797].

To the citizens of America, and especially those of Philadelphia ... [...

Removed from the Papers of E. C. Genet.; On verso: 315842, 4F65 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collect... more

Andrew Fitzhugh to Thomas Jefferson, September 15, 1797, Rights of Man Public Announcement from "Mr. F"
The danger of crim con! / Woodward del.

The danger of crim con! / Woodward del.

Print shows a couple engaged in a "crim[inal] con[versation]"; the woman, seated on a chair, inclined toward a man seated next to her, her hands around his right arm; she says to him, "The good Man is gone a lo... more

Poor Sawney in sweetbriars / Rd. Newton del et fecit.

Poor Sawney in sweetbriars / Rd. Newton del et fecit.

Illustration shows two grotesquely caricatured Scots passing on the road, one, a peddler of sewing wares, says to the other who is somewhat emaciated, "What the deel is the matter with you Sawney?" to which he ... more

Takezaiku no hebi

Takezaiku no hebi

Print shows a woman and a man looking at a toy snake made out of bamboo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kogata Nishikie Surim... more

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. & fect.

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. ...

"Fifteen officers sit round a roughly made table on which are decanters of fruit..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in t... more

Notification. The freeholders, and other inhabitants of the Town of Boston, qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to meet at Faneuil-Hall, on Thursday the 11th day of May instant, at ten o'clock A. M. then and there to elect and depu

Notification. The freeholders, and other inhabitants of the Town of Bo...

Imprint 2. 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 45, Folder 8.

12th December, 1797. Committed to a committee of the whole House, to-morrow. A bill for the relief of the representatives of William Carmichael, deceased. [twenty-one lines] [Philadelphia: Printed by William Ross, 1797].

12th December, 1797. Committed to a committee of the whole House, to-m...

Evans 32964.; Imprint 3.; On verso: [in Mss.] U.S. States. 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; P... more

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Whereas the constitution of the United States of America provides that the President may on extraordinary occassions convene both Houses of Congress ... I have therefore thought i

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Wher...

Imprint 3.; Proclamations.; Evans 33047. 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 223, Folder 18.

Shishi

Shishi

Print shows four actors carrying a lion costume, fans, and a lantern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Seirō niwaka ... more

Sumidagawa funaasobi

Sumidagawa funaasobi

Print showing a bridge crowded with pedestrians over a river jammed with boats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: One Panel of a... more

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Four town criers peddling "shillelees, ballads, Bedfordshire tails, and Scotch whiskey." Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection ( Library of Congress)

A list of the names, and places of residence of the members of the Senate and House of representatives of the United States. [Philadelphia, Printed by John Fenno. 1797]. [Positive photostat.].

A list of the names, and places of residence of the members of the Sen...

Fifth Congress.; Evans 32975.; On recto, Copy 1: 1797.; On verso Copy 2: [stamp] 6 Copy; 2014 U; 11 Je 52. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as f... more

Contemplations upon a coronet ; / Js Gy, inv. & ft.

Contemplations upon a coronet ; / Js Gy, inv. & ft.

"Miss Farren (left) sits at her dressing-table, contemplating wth rapt admiration an earl's coronet on a wig-block which is a caricature of Lord Derby's head ..." (Source: George)

Plano del Puerto y Bahía de Sa. Elena al O. de dicho Cabo en la costa oriental de Patagones, situada en la latitud S. 44⁰ 31ʹ en longitud de 310⁰ 55ʹ meridi[ano] de Tenerife, varia la aufa en este para[fe 18 gs.] NE /

Plano del Puerto y Bahía de Sa. Elena al O. de dicho Cabo en la costa ...

Prime meridian: Tenerife. "Fue descuviento este puerto por el Capitan de Fragata y Comandante del Chambequin Andaluz Dn. Domingo Perler en 16. de enero del año de 1768." Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with... more

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

To the Public. As the election for members to represent this state in ...

On verso: 3133 b 29 6 S 43. 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 223, Folder 15a.

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian oracle ; a scene in the Academic Grove, No. 1 / Js. Gy., invt. & fect.

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian ...

Allegorical British satire on the 'Venetian secret', or the secret of Titian's coloring, which Mary Ann Provis discovered, showing woman painting a goblin-like bearded figure intended as Titian, above group of ... more

Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect.

Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy...

Two officers, on a tall, lanky, elderly man and the other a child, sit facing each other eating sweets at a confectioner's. A third officer, fat and knock-kneed, stands guard in the doorway. The windows of the ... more

[Front facade and floor plan for 18th century building]

[Front facade and floor plan for 18th century building]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The country builder's assistant : containing a collection of new designs of carpentry and architecture ... / by Asher Benjamin. Printed at Greenfield, Massachusetts : ... more

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Print shows two fashionably dressed women walking on a country road, one is carrying a purse on her left hand; they ignore a "blind" beggar with a small dog on a leash and holding a cup and stick in right hand.... more

List of foremen of the respective classes of cartmen, with their places of residence .... [Signed] Richard Varick, Mayor New York, December 1, 1797. [New York: Printed by George Forman, 1797].

List of foremen of the respective classes of cartmen, with their place...

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 112, Folder 17.

A new map of Ireland : civil and ecclesiastical /

A new map of Ireland : civil and ecclesiastical /

Relief shown by hachures. Indexed. "S.I. Neele sculp." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Label in lower right margin: IV.15.

Memoir of a map of Ireland.

Memoir of a map of Ireland.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A bill to prevent citizens of the United States privateering against nations in amity with or against citizens of the United States ... [Philadelphia] Printed by John Fenno [1797].

A bill to prevent citizens of the United States privateering against n...

Imprint 3.; Evans 32963. 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 223, Folder 21.

In Council. January the 16th, 1797. Gentlemen, The Executive deem it essentially necessary that an accurate state of the commission of the peace in each County, should be known to them, in order that they may judge of the propriety of adding to

In Council. January the 16th, 1797. Gentlemen, The Executive deem it e...

Evans 33127.; On verso: 6 6 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; Portfolio 180, Folder 12a.

Yanagi no kezuribana

Yanagi no kezuribana

Print shows the text of two poems. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ban Nishikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japanes... more

A plan of the island of Burlington : and a view of the city from the River Delaware /

A plan of the island of Burlington : and a view of the city from the R...

Cadastral map showing buildings, lot lines, orchards, and gardens. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Includes index to points of interest and panoramic view at bottom of sheet. Available also through t... more

Antonius Pius, Emperor of Rome, 86-161 A.D.

Antonius Pius, Emperor of Rome, 86-161 A.D.

Head and shoulders, left profile. Engraving by T. Chapman, copyrighted by J. Wilkes. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: B.I.; Pub. Ind.

Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) à 5h. 28m. du soir, le citoyen Garnerin, s'éleva à ballon perdu au parc de Monceau ... / Simon Petit, peintre, del. sculp.

Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) ...

Print shows André Jacques Garnerin, first man to descend in a parachute, standing in the gondola of his parachute waving a French flag after release from his balloon (shown deflated at left). His balloon had as... more

L'Anarchiste. Je les trompe tous deux / Son. Petit, peintre, sculpsit.

L'Anarchiste. Je les trompe tous deux / Son. Petit, peintre, sculpsit.

Two faced figure of anarchist deceiving figures representing Republicans and Jacobins.

James Madison to Oliver Wolcott, September 17, 1797. On Verso F. Taylor Sept 17, 1797.

James Madison to Oliver Wolcott, September 17, 1797. On Verso F. Taylo...

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/.

The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder,-scene. The borough, in imitation of Mr. Southey's sapphics,-Vide. Anti-Jacobin, p. 15

The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder,-scene. The borough, in i...

George Tierney and a knife-grinder pushing his wheelbarrow in front of an ale-house. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Deborah Sampson

Deborah Sampson

Engraving published by H. Mann. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Gannett, Deborah Sampson, 1760-1827; Women soldiers; United States ... more

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour ...

Print shows on the left, a cat, representing Pope Pius VI, and on the right, a rooster, representing Napoleon I, holding a bundle of dried twigs and telling the cat to retract its claws, resulting in the Treaty... more

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et sculp.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et sculp.

Four town criers peddling "lily white sand," "Scotch crowdy," "roses and lilies," and the last crier announcing the theft of "five hundred guineas." Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library ... more

[Poem: "Death! Great proprietor of all!" framed with full figure of Death thrusting spear at the sun]

[Poem: "Death! Great proprietor of all!" framed with full figure of De...

Engraving by William Blake, 1796. Illus. in: Edward Young, The Complaint and Consolation ... (1797) p. 8. No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A... more

Plano del Puerto del Mariel situado en la costa del N. de la ysla de Cuba en la latd. 23⁰5ʹ y en la longd. 293⁰16ʹ de Tenerife /

Plano del Puerto del Mariel situado en la costa del N. de la ysla de C...

Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north to the right. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and yellow watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 336... more

A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea /

A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea /

Depths shown by soundings in selected areas. Statement of dedication: To the Right Honorable Horatio Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk, Rear Admiral of the Blue, and Knight of the Milita... more

General orders. Head-quarters, Boston, June 13th, 1797. [Signed] William Donnison, Adjutant general. [Boston: Printed by Young and Minns, 1797.].

General orders. Head-quarters, Boston, June 13th, 1797. [Signed] Willi...

2101 E 17 24 May 46.; $4.00 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; Portfolio 45, Folder 8a.

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck.

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck.

Cartoon shows Napoleon, wearing tattered clothing, seated on a low throne; kneeling before him is a pope placing the keys of St. Peter at his feet as he kicks the crown off the popes head, saying "I say remembe... more

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), Richmond, Virginia. 8--perspective sketch]

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), ...

Forms part of: Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Library of Congress).