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Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... more

The gay Lothario the great and celebrated amatuer of fashion / E---s [Elmes], scult.

The gay Lothario the great and celebrated amatuer of fashion / E---s [...

"Coates in a pose suggesting Harlequin in a fencing-match (and like that of the clown in No. 9003), sits on the stage, his trunk almost at right angles to his legs which slant stiffly towards the stagebox (left... more

James Lawrence Esqr. late of the United States Navy / Stuart pinxt ; Rollinson sct.

James Lawrence Esqr. late of the United States Navy / Stuart pinxt ; R...

Print shows James Lawrence, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Published in the Analectic Magazine, 1813 Dec. The Library has two impressions one mounted on wov... more

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Print shows the U.S. Constitution and HBM Java, her masts and sails destroyed, after a battle during the War of 1812. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 4413A.

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture [text]

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture [text]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Plaza]

[Plaza]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

View of the River Wye [England]

View of the River Wye [England]

Illus. in: Aqua pictura / John Hassell. London, 1813.

Poulson to James Madison, May 1, 1813.

Poulson to James Madison, May 1, 1813.

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/.

Ariel Wood to Elbridge Gerry, September 13, 1813.

Ariel Wood to Elbridge Gerry, September 13, 1813.

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/.

Plan of Fort Meigs' and its environs : compricing [sic] the operations of the American forces, under Genl. W.H. Harrison, and the British Army and their allies, under Genl. Proctor and Tecumseh /

Plan of Fort Meigs' and its environs : compricing [sic] the operations...

Ms. pictorial map showing troop positions during the Siege of Fort Meigs, Perrysburg (Ohio), 1813. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Text, descriptive notes, and poem are mechanically printed on the sheet. Brittle, ... more

The Constitution & Guerriere. Tune- Landlady of France.

The Constitution & Guerriere. Tune- Landlady of France.

Gift. S.A. Moses. August 17, 1944. 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 113, Folder 15a.

A new chart of Nantucket Shoals & George's Bank with the adjacent coast /

A new chart of Nantucket Shoals & George's Bank with the adjacent coas...

Depths shown by soundings. Includes navigational notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Torn along edges, stained, darkened, creased, backed by cloth. ... more

Plano borrador del nuevo proyecto para el arreglo de dos plazas en la población de Panzacola á los extremos oriental y occidental de la actual : determinación de la extension de cada una y la posción y dimensiones de los solares destinados para fabricar el templo y otros edificios públicos ... /

Plano borrador del nuevo proyecto para el arreglo de dos plazas en la ...

"... Panzacola, 1 de diciembre de 1813." Author's signature in lower right corner. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in: Vicente Sebastián Pintado, Surveyor Gen... more

Plan of the N.W. frontier /

Plan of the N.W. frontier /

Shows the Mississippi River from St. Anthony Falls to St. Louis, the Missouri River west to South Dakota, the Illinois River east to Lake Michigan, and tributaries. Title from verso. Gift; Woodbury Blair, Minna... more

The United States vs. the ship St. Lawrence. Appellants statement. [1813?].

The United States vs. the ship St. Lawrence. Appellants statement. [18...

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 228, Folder 23.

John Mountz to James Madison, May 1, 1813.

John Mountz to James Madison, May 1, 1813.

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/.

That sense of duty which impels every man to cry out mad-dog on the approach of a rabid animal urges me to make this effort to guard the public against one of the most cunning scoundrels with whom I have ever come in contact. This man is Charles

That sense of duty which impels every man to cry out mad-dog on the ap...

Imprint 2.; Goldsborough, Charles W. 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 190, Folder 22.

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

The convention of the delegates of eighteen counties of Virginia, held...

Imprint 3.; Title.; On verso : Staunton convention address to Va on the War of 1812 29 2 00 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SG... more

Plano del puerto del Rio Jeneyro en el Brasil en lat. S. 23⁰5ʹ y long. O. 37⁰ del mo. d. Cádiz, 1813 /

Plano del puerto del Rio Jeneyro en el Brasil en lat. S. 23⁰5ʹ y long....

Shows Guanabara Bay, including Rio de Janeiro harbor area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Watermark: D & C Blauw. Pen-and... more

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter from Com. Perry to the Secretary of the Navy. U. S. Brig. Niagara, off the Western Sister, Head of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813, 4 P. M. [Washington 1813].

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter ...

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 190, Folder 26.

United States & Macedonian

United States & Macedonian

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812. Title from it... more

Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, August 23, 1813.

Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, August 23, 1813.

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/.

[Cut] Sixth naval victory. The U. S. Brig. Enterprize of 14 guns, commanded by Lieut. William Burrows, took after an engagement of 45 minutes, the British Brig of War Boxer, of 18 guns, Capt. Bluth, who with about 50 of his men were killed and w

[Cut] Sixth naval victory. The U. S. Brig. Enterprize of 14 guns, comm...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; Verse. 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 5... more

[Closet with tower, roof]

[Closet with tower, roof]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. frigate United States, Stephen Decatur, Esqr., Commander / painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A. & P.A. ; engraved by B. Tanner, A.C.S.A.

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. fr...

Print shows British frigate Macedonian, her masts and sails destroyed, being fired upon by the U.S. frigate United States during the War of 1812. 59P U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Inscription: To Comm... more

[Ornate fountain in the countryside] / G..., Desmaisons, sculp.

[Ornate fountain in the countryside] / G..., Desmaisons, sculp.

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

The spirit of the book - or anticipation of the year 1813

The spirit of the book - or anticipation of the year 1813

A satire on the pending publication of "The Book" part of a campaign to attack the Regent through his wife, showing a figure, draped in white, supporting on outstretched arms the open pages of a huge book. He s... more

Commodore Rodgers, arrived! Boston Gazette-office. Monday morning 9 o'clock. More agreeable news. We have the pleasure of announcing that Com. Rodgers after a cruise of five months, has arrived at Newport, having taken, destroyed and ransomed 27

Commodore Rodgers, arrived! Boston Gazette-office. Monday morning 9 o'...

Imprint 2.; Title. 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 50, Folder 4.

Nakamura utaemon no fukuoka mitsugi

Nakamura utaemon no fukuoka mitsugi

Print shows the actor Nakamura Utaemon, full-length portrait, standing at the seashore, facing left, holding a piece of paper. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print... more

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Structure, Ware and Kirby methods]

[Structure, Ware and Kirby methods]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Squares]

[Squares]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

Wilkinson to W. Hampton, August 16, 1813. On Verso Wilkinson Aug. 15, 1813 letter.

Wilkinson to W. Hampton, August 16, 1813. On Verso Wilkinson Aug. 15, ...

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/.

America /

America /

Relief shown pictorially. Shows major cities, political divisions, physical features, and areas of Indian habitation; Mississippi River as boundary between [French] Louisiana and the United States; Greenland, i... more

Practical and comparative perspective, English and French [text]

Practical and comparative perspective, English and French [text]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow. by Commodore Rodgers, with 260,000 dollars, in gold and silver on board. Boston printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. Corner Theatre-Alley [1813].

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; Verse. 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 5... more

[Horizontal and vertical planes/ room interior]

[Horizontal and vertical planes/ room interior]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

An ordinance to raise a revenue for the City of Richmond, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, and for the enforcing the payment of the same. (passed May, 17, 1813) ... [Richmond, Va.] Warrock, Pr [1813].

An ordinance to raise a revenue for the City of Richmond, for the year...

Imprint 3.; On verso : M.C. # 09-82-038.376 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 183, Folder 16.

James Wilkinson to W. Hampton, August 15, 1813.

James Wilkinson to W. Hampton, August 15, 1813.

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/.

Elegy, in remembrance of James Lawrence, Esquire: (Late commander of the United States Frigate Chesapeake.) [1813].

Elegy, in remembrance of James Lawrence, Esquire: (Late commander of t...

Printed on silk.; Verse. 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 228, Folder 20.

From Dr. Gregory's encyclopedia [text]

From Dr. Gregory's encyclopedia [text]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Cut] Offset of the Chesapeake, or The capture of Fort George and repulse of the enemy from Sacket's harbor. [1813].

[Cut] Offset of the Chesapeake, or The capture of Fort George and repu...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; Verse. 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 5... more

Proposals for insuring houses, buildings, stores, ships in harbour, and on the stocks, goods, wares, and merchandize, from loss or damage by fire ... Middletown, October 1, 1813.

Proposals for insuring houses, buildings, stores, ships in harbour, an...

Insurance.; 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 5, Folder 9.

[Cut] Pat's observations on Harrison's victory ... [Boston: Printed by Nathaniel Coverley, 1813].

[Cut] Pat's observations on Harrison's victory ... [Boston: Printed by...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; Verse. 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 5... more

Vid goroda Makao s morskoĭ storony.

Vid goroda Makao s morskoĭ storony.

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

John Armstrong to James Madison, September 26, 1813.

John Armstrong to James Madison, September 26, 1813.

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/.

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the president and Congress. A song composed on the arrival of those frigates in Boston yesterday, (December 31, 1812,) with a good supply of the Ready Rhino [Boston] Printed by N. Cover

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the presid...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. 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 50,... more

"Impressed seamen from Salem. From the Salem Gazette of March 30, 1813. [and] April 2, 1813.

"Impressed seamen from Salem. From the Salem Gazette of March 30, 1813...

Imprint 2.; Title. 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 50, Folder 3.

Abraham G. Lansing to Richard Cutts, April 12, 1813.

Abraham G. Lansing to Richard Cutts, April 12, 1813.

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 brave brigadier general Zebulon M. Pike, who gloriously fell in his countrys [sic] cause April 27th 1813 / J. Kennedy s.

The brave brigadier general Zebulon M. Pike, who gloriously fell in hi...

Print shows Zebulon M. Pike, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Engraver may have been James Kennedy, fl. 1797-1815, in New York (1797-1812) and Philadelphia (... more

The father of the family takeing [sic] his eldest boy from school

The father of the family takeing [sic] his eldest boy from school

Print shows Napoleon being taken away "from school" by the devil ascending into the sky. Title from item. No. "365" printed in upper right corner of plate. Tegg reproduction. Probably 1813-1815, after Leipzig b... more