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The liberator. v.9:no.34(1839:Aug.23)

The liberator. v.9:no.34(1839:Aug.23)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

June bugs squirting

June bugs squirting

Tammany Hall's political manipulation of the New York Fire Department is the artist's obvious target here, although the print's precise meaning is unclear. The frame of reference may be the creation, in 1839, ... More

The liberator. v.9:no.10(1839:Mar.8)

The liberator. v.9:no.10(1839:Mar.8)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Rue de la Grosse Horloce, Rouen [France]

Rue de la Grosse Horloce, Rouen [France]

Lithograph by Thomas Shotter Boys. Illus. in: Picturesque Architecture in Paris, Ghent, Antwerp, Rouen & c. London: T. Boys, 1839. Reference copy may be in LOT 4620. This record contains unverified, old data fr... More

[Apparatus used to convert electrical energy into mechanical rotation, the basis of dynamos, using bar magnet, beaker of mercury, and current carrying wire] / A.A., del. ; J.B. Taylor, sc.

[Apparatus used to convert electrical energy into mechanical rotation,...

Illus. in: Experimental researches in electricity / Michael Faraday. London : R. and J.E. Taylor, 1839-1855, v. 2, pl. 4. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of... More

Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of the legislature of Pennsylvania, 1839.

Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of th...

Survey map and profile of part of Pennsylvania and Maryland from Gettysburg to the Potomac River. Shows relief by hachures along the line, creeks, roads, cities and towns. Chartered on January 9, 1838; construc... More

A brisk gale, bay of New York

A brisk gale, bay of New York

679 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bennett, Williams James. Southern District of N.Y.: Apr. 1, 1839. Check 500 field.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which a writing desk is visible. A soldier marches with a rifle nearby] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.47) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 47. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

Prodige de la chimie / Maurisset, del. et sculp., 1839.

Prodige de la chimie / Maurisset, del. et sculp., 1839.

French cartoon shows a long line of people, with more arriving by stagecoach and railroad, at a medicine show where a quack with a lion's head, the "Prodige de la chimie," is marketing his hair tonic "De pommad... More

Le souper. Ou les mauvaises maniéres des gens bien élevś

Le souper. Ou les mauvaises maniéres des gens bien élevś

Two men try to escape an angry crowd which attempts to pass through a doorway all at once. One of the men crawls under a table set for dinner, while the other is seized by his coat tails and yanked backwards b... More

Symptoms of a duel

Symptoms of a duel

The second of two particularly well-drawn caricatures by the same artist, on the subject of the 1839 congressional probe of Van Buren's Treasury Department. (See above, nos. 1839-6 through -9.) The inquiry was ... More

The liberator. v.9:no.52(1839:Dec.27)

The liberator. v.9:no.52(1839:Dec.27)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Carta esférica de la costa de la Alta California : comprendida entre los paralelos de 32° y 38° norte.

Carta esférica de la costa de la Alta California : comprendida entre l...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows drainage, missions, pueblos, presidios, etc. Prime meridian: Cadiz. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The liberator. v.9:no.15(1839:Apr.12)

The liberator. v.9:no.15(1839:Apr.12)

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The liberator. v.9:no.5(1839:Feb.1)

The liberator. v.9:no.5(1839:Feb.1)

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Mr. Edward Spencer, born May 8th 1799 who accompanied Mr. Charles Green in that fatal parachute experiment of Mr. Robert Cocking's, July 24th, 1837, from Vauxhall Gardens. And has made twenty-seven ascents with Mr. Green, up to this date, August 24th, 1839 / / G.P. Harding, F.S.A., del. et fecit ; Day & Haghe, lithrs. to the Queen.

Mr. Edward Spencer, born May 8th 1799 who accompanied Mr. Charles Gree...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of solicitor, Edward Spencer, who accompanied balloonist Charles Green on several ascensions. A balloon with an attached parachute is in the background. Printed signature below title... More

To the people of the City of Alton. Since the report of the Select committee of the common council, on the subject of the expenses and receipts of the municipal court, was printed an important error has been discovered in the amount stated to ha

To the people of the City of Alton. Since the report of the Select com...

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 15, Folder 18.

Mr. Calhoun- Mr. Van Buren- Texas. As the time when the Convention is to assemble seems to be settled, I propose to discuss the opinions of some leading members of our party, who are likely to receive its nomination ... [Signed] Simenes. [1839?]

Mr. Calhoun- Mr. Van Buren- Texas. As the time when the Convention is ...

Ximenes.; On verso: Texas; 8899. 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 231, Folder 22.

The liberator. v.9:no.23(1839:June 7)

The liberator. v.9:no.23(1839:June 7)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.; by David H. Burr (late topographer to the Post Office,) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and...

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: London and Washington D.C. "Entered according to Act of Congress, July 10th, 1839, by David H. Burr, in the clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Col... More

Map of Kentucky & Tennessee exhitibing the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.; by David. H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office,) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of Kentucky & Tennessee exhitibing the post offices, post roads, c...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:650,000. From his The American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839) ... More

Map of the United States of North America with parts of the adjacent countries /

Map of the United States of North America with parts of the adjacent c...

Map of the continental United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, roads, trails, canals, and railroads.

The liberator. v.9:no.41(1839:Oct.11)

The liberator. v.9:no.41(1839:Oct.11)

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[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, facing forward, head turned toward right standing before soldier holding horse and another on horseback] / J.R. Smith, Phila., Pa., 1839.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, facing forward, head turn...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.49) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 49. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

Frankfort, Kentucky. United States of North America, February 25th, 1839. Sir:- The Agricultural society of Kentucky, one of the United States of North America, presented a memorial to the Legislature of that State at its last session praying fo

Frankfort, Kentucky. United States of North America, February 25th, 18...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 22, Folder 13.

Girard Bank. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1839. I am instructed by the Board of directors to transmit to you the annexed account of the proceedings of the stockholders at their annual and adjourned meetings, held on the 5th and 13th instant, the

Girard Bank. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1839. I am instructed by the...

0688 F 6 21 0 46.; Rec. 11-26-46.; $3.50.; On verso: 0688 F 6 21 O 46; {stamp} 6 Copy. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. P... More

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America.

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : establishe...

Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Facsimile. Original version: W.J. Stone sc. Wash'n. [Washington? : s.n., 1839?]. Includes indexed table of "References." In left upper margin: No. 3036 pric... More

The liberator. v.9:no.28(1839:July 12)

The liberator. v.9:no.28(1839:July 12)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

A swipe at the integrity of the House of Representatives committee investigating the Swartwout scandal under Van Buren's administration (see "Price Current" and "Sub Treasurers Meeting in England," nos. 1838-21... More

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Rollet sc.

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Ro...

Mandan Indians using two dogs to drag a toboggan on the frozen Missouri River. Illus. in: Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834 / von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied. Coblenz : J. Hoelscher, 183... More

The liberator. v.9:no.22(1839:May 31)

The liberator. v.9:no.22(1839:May 31)

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The liberator. v.9:no.25(1839:June 21)

The liberator. v.9:no.25(1839:June 21)

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The liberator. v.9:no.2(1839:Jan.11)

The liberator. v.9:no.2(1839:Jan.11)

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The liberator. v.9:no.50(1839:Dec.13)

The liberator. v.9:no.50(1839:Dec.13)

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Sketch of Texas with the boundaries of Mexican States as shown on General Austin's map of Texas published by R. S. Tanner, 1839.

Sketch of Texas with the boundaries of Mexican States as shown on Gene...

Manuscript. Red and black ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Notice at the next regular meeting of the Upper Alton lyceum, to be held on Tuesday Evening, Feb. 11, at the Seminary Hall, the following questions, by order of the Society, will come up for debate: - "Has Congress power to abolish slavery in th

Notice at the next regular meeting of the Upper Alton lyceum, to be he...

Slavery.; 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 15, Folder 15.

Virginia cotillion

Virginia cotillion

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

The liberator. v.9:no.33(1839:Aug.16)

The liberator. v.9:no.33(1839:Aug.16)

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The liberator. v.9:no.30(1839:July 26)

The liberator. v.9:no.30(1839:July 26)

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A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

Another satire on the special committee of the House of Representatives investigating Van Buren's Treasury Department. The committee, chaired by James Harlan but dominated by Henry A. Wise of Virginia, centered... More

Albany medical college 1858

Albany medical college 1858

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hobart & Duthie.

"Worse than a Spanish Inquisition"

"Worse than a Spanish Inquisition"

A commentary on the workings of the January 1839 congressional probe of the Treasury Department in the wake of the Swartwout embezzlement. (See "Price Current" and "Sub Treasurers Meeting in England," nos. 1838... More

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : establishe...

Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Also has red-ink lines drawn in some streets to show utility (sewer?) system. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copy missing edge sections, mounted... More

Behold! The President of the United States is expected in the 11 o'clock train of cars to-day. The Procession of Democratic citizens will meet in front of the President's Square at 8 o'clock this morning, preparatory to moving towards the railro

Behold! The President of the United States is expected in the 11 o'clo...

On verso: 26 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 196, Folder 25.

Drawing of the Illinois state lottery. Authorized by the Legislature to raise funds, for the purpose of draining the ponds and lakes in the American bottom, and of improving the health thereof. Extra class no: 2 ... Alton, February 1, 1839.

Drawing of the Illinois state lottery. Authorized by the Legislature t...

Lotteries.; 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 15, Folder 12.

To the freemen of Rhode-Island. The Executive Committee, appointed by the Liberal convention in July last, for certain reasons, have not till now thought proper to publish their ticker for representatives to the next Congress. We have now the ho

To the freemen of Rhode-Island. The Executive Committee, appointed by ...

Liberal party.; Political campaign. 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 168, Folder 18.

The liberator. v.9:no.52(1839:Dec.27)

The liberator. v.9:no.52(1839:Dec.27)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.9:no.6(1839:Feb.8)

The liberator. v.9:no.6(1839:Feb.8)

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The liberator. v.9:no.38(1839:Sep.20)

The liberator. v.9:no.38(1839:Sep.20)

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The liberator. v.9:no.50(1839:Dec.13)

The liberator. v.9:no.50(1839:Dec.13)

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The liberator. v.9:no.21(1839:May 24)

The liberator. v.9:no.21(1839:May 24)

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The liberator. v.9:no.21(1839:May 24)

The liberator. v.9:no.21(1839:May 24)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. By David H. Burr; (Late topographer to the Post Office.) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail ...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:650,000. From his The American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839) ... More

The liberator. v.9:no.20(1839:May 17)

The liberator. v.9:no.20(1839:May 17)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Order of exercises at the anniversary of Concord literary institution; Thursday, July 18th 1839.

Order of exercises at the anniversary of Concord literary institution;...

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 56, Folder 39.

[Soldier from the First City Troop, Philadelphia, in uniform and helmet with a plume, standing on a bluff over looking a river, perhaps the Schuylkill or the Delaware] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

[Soldier from the First City Troop, Philadelphia, in uniform and helme...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.48) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 48. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

The liberator. v.9:no.40(1839:Oct.4)

The liberator. v.9:no.40(1839:Oct.4)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Principal front of the Capitol, Washington / W.H. Bartlett, R. Brandard.

Principal front of the Capitol, Washington / W.H. Bartlett, R. Brandar...

Engraving showing Capitol building in background; people walking or riding in carriages on Capitol grounds. Image found in N. P. Willis, American Scenery, p. 288, 1839. Engraving by R. Brandard after drawing by... More

The liberator. v.9:no.13(1839:Mar.29)

The liberator. v.9:no.13(1839:Mar.29)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Order of exercises at the installation of Rev. Robert Turnbull, as pastor of the Boylston St. Baptist church, Boston, August 25, 1839.

Order of exercises at the installation of Rev. Robert Turnbull, as pas...

Handwritten on verso: 1839. 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 56, Folder 39c.

The liberator. v.9:no.14(1839:Apr.5)

The liberator. v.9:no.14(1839:Apr.5)

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Collector's notice. To the tax payers of Macoupin County ... B. T. Burke, Collector of Macoupin County. Carlinville, June, 1839.

Collector's notice. To the tax payers of Macoupin County ... B. T. Bur...

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 15, Folder 17.

The liberator. v.9:no.15(1839:Apr.12)

The liberator. v.9:no.15(1839:Apr.12)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.

A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad conne...

Map of the southeastern United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals in blue, Georgia Railroad in red, "R.R. completed & in progress" in yellow. "R.R. chartered & proposed" ... More

[Unidentified portrait of a man, facing front]

[Unidentified portrait of a man, facing front]

The date of the image is based on the plate's lack of gold toning. Case: Plain leather grain. Attributed to William G. Mason. Paper label adhered to cover glass: "49." Labels on case: "65," "36." Purchase; Mari... More

Plan de la batalla de Yungay : ganada por el Ejercito Unido-Restaurador sobre las fuerzas de la Confederación Perú-Boliviano el dia 20 de enero de 1839.

Plan de la batalla de Yungay : ganada por el Ejercito Unido-Restaurado...

Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes and note. Col. panor... More

The liberator. v.9:no.29(1839:July 19)

The liberator. v.9:no.29(1839:July 19)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library