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Draught of a part of the York Farm tract situate in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County : as divided into lots in Aug. 1847 /

Draught of a part of the York Farm tract situate in Norwegian Township...

Cadastral map showing some landowners' names. Area covered is now within the city of Pottsville (Pa.). Sheet titles in ink on verso: Yorkville &c. -- Pottsville & Yorkville. Black, brown, and red inks, watercol... More

Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylva...

Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of li... More

St. Mary's Hall / lith. of T. Sinclair, Phila.

St. Mary's Hall / lith. of T. Sinclair, Phila.

Print shows an exterior view of St. Mary's Hall from the Delaware River, with stone retaining wall along the river, trees on the lawn and the building at center, reflected in the river. Title from item. Illus. ... More

Horses for hire. Benjamin Bohrer, High, fronting West Street, Georgetown, D. C. would respectfully inform the citizens of Georgetown and its vicinity, that he keeps constantly for hire horses, buggies, and carriages ... Georgetown, D. C. F. W. D

Horses for hire. Benjamin Bohrer, High, fronting West Street, Georgeto...

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 198, Folder 13.

To Southern travellers! Spring, Summer and Fall arrangement of the great southern mail line! Via Washington City, S. C. Direct to New Orleans ... Stockton & Falls. E. F. Krebs, Agent. Baltimore, July, 1847. Murphy Print, 178 Market Street, Balti

To Southern travellers! Spring, Summer and Fall arrangement of the gre...

Transportation. 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 30, Folder 27a.

Battle of Churrubusco

Battle of Churrubusco

A slightly modified version of "Battle of Cerro Gordo" (no. 1847-2), in all likelihood produced by the same lithographer. The scene is quite similar, except for the inclusion of the later battle (the Battle of ... More

Incipit liber primus Theophili monachi, de diversis artibus The beginning of the first book of Theophilus the monk, upon various arts.

Incipit liber primus Theophili monachi, de diversis artibus The beginn...

Text, in Latin and English, on the mixing of pigments to produce certain colors in oil paint. Title from item. Illus. in: Theophili, qui et Rugerus, presbyteri et monachi, libri III. de diversis artibus: seu, D... More

The liberator. v.17:no.51(1847:Dec.17)

The liberator. v.17:no.51(1847:Dec.17)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.7(1847:Feb.12)

The liberator. v.17:no.7(1847:Feb.12)

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The liberator. v.17:no.14(1847:Apr.2)

The liberator. v.17:no.14(1847:Apr.2)

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The liberator. v.17:no.10(1847:Mar.5)

The liberator. v.17:no.10(1847:Mar.5)

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The liberator. v.17:no.1(1847:Jan.1)

The liberator. v.17:no.1(1847:Jan.1)

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The liberator. v.17:no.20(1847:May 14)

The liberator. v.17:no.20(1847:May 14)

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The liberator. v.17:no.15(1847:Apr.9)

The liberator. v.17:no.15(1847:Apr.9)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by D. C. Hitchcock for the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by D. C....

Scale [ca. 1:2,700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 101 Description derived from published bibliography. At top of map: "See paragraph headed Our Railway Map." On the verso: City of Boston. 18 x 14 cm. Available also th... More

Washington, February 26, 1847. Sir: I beg to solicit your favorable attention to the resolution offered yesterday by the Hon. Mr. Hannegan, relative to the reports of Senate debates for the thirteenth Congress ... James A. Houston.

Washington, February 26, 1847. Sir: I beg to solicit your favorable at...

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 198, Folder 12.

[Unidentified woman seated in chair, with hand resting on table]

[Unidentified woman seated in chair, with hand resting on table]

Label on cover glass: 114-21 75 Case: bouquet of flowers surrounded by scrolls. Embossed on velvet: Bailey, 198 Chestnut St. Philada. Barboza number: 6019.002. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022... More

Single meals 25 cents, at the Rail-road exchange, entrance Nos. 25 & 27 Maiden Lane, fronting on Broadway, Albany. ... Abner A. Pound [1847?].

Single meals 25 cents, at the Rail-road exchange, entrance Nos. 25 & 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 120, Folder 13.

Bulletin by telegraph to "Union," Washington To the editor of the Union: New Orleans, Sept. 26, 1847. Sir: The J. L. Day arrived here last evening from Vera Cruz. The news by her is important. The details are meagre, and something uncertain. The

Bulletin by telegraph to "Union," Washington To the editor of the Unio...

Mexican war. 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 198, Folder 28.

Monterey, A National Song -  Respectfully dedicated to Genl. Zachary Taylor

Monterey, A National Song - Respectfully dedicated to Genl. Zachary T...

LOT subdivision subject: War with Mexico. Title and other information transcribed from item. Published by Wm. VanDerBeek, 305 Broadway. No caption card found in file.

Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing the canals, rail roads, and principal stage routes /

Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing th...

Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 24 ins... More

Croquis del terro, camino, bosques, barrancas, cerro y beredas de Cerro-gordo con las posiciones de las topas Mejicanas y Americanas con sus respectivos Generales Cuerpos y Baterias el dis 18 de Abril de 1847.

Croquis del terro, camino, bosques, barrancas, cerro y beredas de Cerr...

Scale not given. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 530 Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes "Esplicacion del Plano." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/2; 650/3

Electors of the Western district! Read and consider!!! At a meeting of gentlemen of the Whig party, and of citizens generally, favorable to the election of Hon. Wilkins Updike, to Congress, held at Kingston Court House, Aug. 11, 1847.

Electors of the Western district! Read and consider!!! At a meeting 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 170, Folder 22.

Chateau a Liège

Chateau a Liège

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Signed, lower left, below image: Lalanne. Stamped on back: LCF 220. Title from item. "Collection Lalanne" stamp on back.

The liberator. v.17:no.8(1847:Feb.19)

The liberator. v.17:no.8(1847:Feb.19)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tom Thumb's grand march

Tom Thumb's grand march

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

To all who shall see these presents, greeting Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity, diligence, and discretion of the Board of Managers and General agent of the Washington National Monument society, do authorize an

To all who shall see these presents, greeting Know ye, that reposing s...

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. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 198, Folder... More

La  valse de l'esperance

La valse de l'esperance

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

Plan of Genl. Wool's camp at Buena-Vista, August 1847.

Plan of Genl. Wool's camp at Buena-Vista, August 1847.

Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 561 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Side elevation] / Rich Upjohn, arct.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Side elevation] / Rich Upjohn, arc...

Architectural drawing showing side elevation of church. Signed. No. 2. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1996:111.11.5

Illustrated southern galaxy

Illustrated southern galaxy

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Ensigns & Thayer.

Third and last entertainment by the Shaking Quakers! from Canterbury. N. H., who have been giving their entertainments at New-York, for the last six weeks to flowing houses, beg leave most respectfully to announce to the ladies and gentlemen of

Third and last entertainment by the Shaking Quakers! from Canterbury. ...

Shaking quakers. 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 120, Folder 8.

The Diadem 1847 / Rev. W.H. Furness ; John Sartain.

The Diadem 1847 / Rev. W.H. Furness ; John Sartain.

Print shows a young boy walking between tall flowers in a grassy field and stopping to look at a butterfly on a flower blossom. Includes verse from "Song of the Flowers" by "Leigh Hunt": "The dear lumpish baby ... More

Churchill's Hudson street temperance house. Nos. 10 & 12 Hudson Street, Albany ... A. C. Churchill. Albany, 1847.

Churchill's Hudson street temperance house. Nos. 10 & 12 Hudson Street...

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 120, Folder 11.

Anna Bishop

Anna Bishop

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Currier, C.

Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location of the Wilton and other railroads.

Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location o...

Shows area of Cheshire, Hillsborough, and northern part of Middlesex county. Chartered December 28, 1844. Scale ca. 1:150,000. LC Railroad maps, 617 Description derived from published bibliography. Available al... More

Order of exercises for exhibition of the Western academy, June 7th, 1847.

Order of exercises for exhibition of the Western academy, June 7th, 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 198, Folder 18.

Spring cure. Doctor Quenaudon's extract of green herbs for purifying the blood and the cure of all diseases arising from its impurity, also of all other chronic diseases ... Dr. D. V. Quenaudon. Washington City, D. C.- April 1847.

Spring cure. Doctor Quenaudon's extract of green herbs for purifying 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 198, Folder 16.

Winfield Scott, Major Genl. of the U.S. Army

Winfield Scott, Major Genl. of the U.S. Army

218 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Michelin, F.

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Third story floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Third story ; John Haviland Archt Philadelphia 1847 ; Gentlemen's stair ; Ladies stair. Building originally Fountain Inn, then Irving Hotel (1848), then The Kirkwood House (1854). Demolis... More

Nishi no kata Kagamiiwa

Nishi no kata Kagamiiwa

Print shows Kagamiiwa, a sumo wrestler, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with a kimono draped over his shoulders. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print ... More

[Samuel Washington Woodhouse, head and shoulders portrait, facing right, holding a stuffed bird specimen]

[Samuel Washington Woodhouse, head and shoulders portrait, facing righ...

Case: tendrils and floral motif. Label on case: "50"; label on cover glass: "47". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.15). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms par... More

Order of exercises. Friday, July 23, 1847. [Washington] Wm. Q. Force, Print. 1847.

Order of exercises. Friday, July 23, 1847. [Washington] Wm. Q. Force, ...

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 198, Folder 21.

[Map of the United States and Canada].

[Map of the United States and Canada].

Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Title from published version. Published version: Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada. New York : Harp... More

His royal highness Prince Albert, K.G. &c. &c. &c. / painted by John Lucas ; engraved by Henry S. Sadd, 1847.

His royal highness Prince Albert, K.G. &c. &c. &c. / painted by John L...

Print showing Prince Albert, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, holding scepter and hat. Title from item. Published at the Albion Office, New York.

Map of the residence & park grounds, near Bordentown, New Jersey : of the late Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte, ex-king of Spain.

Map of the residence & park grounds, near Bordentown, New Jersey : of ...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes index. "To be sold at auction by Anthony J. Bleecker, on Friday 25th, June 1847, at 1 o'clock P.M. on the premises" Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... More

Lord Mayor's day. Bringing the Baron of Beef into Guildhall

Lord Mayor's day. Bringing the Baron of Beef into Guildhall

Several male kitchen servants carry beef on a litter and into a banquet hall. The two head cooks supervise the proceedings. Several men in offical dress watch. Inscribed below image: Mr. Young Husband the chi... More

The soldier's wife

The soldier's wife

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Baillie.

[Three unidentified women]

[Three unidentified women]

Case: Rinhart 108. Barboza number: 6019.025. Stamped on brass mat: J. P. Ball, Cincinnati. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

Summer arrangement! Daily line to the South carrying the great central U. S. Mail to Norfolk, Portsmouth and lower parts of Virginia & North Carolina. Schedule. Leaving Spear's wharf, Baltimore daily, (except Sundays,) at 4 o'clock, B. M. ... T.

Summer arrangement! Daily line to the South carrying the great central...

Transportation. 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 30, Folder 27.

List of the officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians & privates of the first regiment Mississippi riflemen in the war with Mexico (to serve twelve months,) date of enlistment, June 1846 / C.B. Graham Lith. Washington City, D.C.

List of the officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians & privates ...

Print shows a long list of officers and enlisted men of the First Regiment of the Mississippi Riflemen; appearing at the top are a portrait of "Albert G. Brown Governor of the State of Mississippi", the emblem ... More

The liberator. v.17:no.42(1847:Oct.15)

The liberator. v.17:no.42(1847:Oct.15)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.14(1847:Apr.2)

The liberator. v.17:no.14(1847:Apr.2)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.27(1847:July 2)

The liberator. v.17:no.27(1847:July 2)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.2(1847:Jan.8)

The liberator. v.17:no.2(1847:Jan.8)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.33(1847:Aug.13)

The liberator. v.17:no.33(1847:Aug.13)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.35(1847:Aug.27)

The liberator. v.17:no.35(1847:Aug.27)

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The liberator. v.17:no.35(1847:Aug.27)

The liberator. v.17:no.35(1847:Aug.27)

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The liberator. v.17:no.47(1847:Nov.19)

The liberator. v.17:no.47(1847:Nov.19)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.19(1847:May 7)

The liberator. v.17:no.19(1847:May 7)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.17:no.39(1847:Sep.24)

The liberator. v.17:no.39(1847:Sep.24)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Shakespeare's House

Shakespeare's House

Exterior and chamber in his birthplace. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1847 Sept. 18, p. 180. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Engl. Stratfor... More

Mr. Clay taking a new view of the Texas question

Mr. Clay taking a new view of the Texas question

Illustration shows Henry Clay, dressed in doublet and breast plate with a brace of pistols at his waist, holding a carving knife and fork, at an open door in which a tiny "Mexican" cowers on a shelf. Below the ... More

[The chief's daughter] / J. G. Chapman, del. ;  Rawdon, Wright & Hatch, sculp.

[The chief's daughter] / J. G. Chapman, del. ; Rawdon, Wright & Hatch...

Native woman standing in stream, clutching her clothes to her breast. Illus. in: The Evergreen. Philadelphia : Carey and Hart, 1847, title page. Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for th... More

Grand sliding thirds waltz

Grand sliding thirds waltz

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

[Map showing coast of Mexico from Vera Cruz to Chuxula] /

[Map showing coast of Mexico from Vera Cruz to Chuxula] /

Depths shown by soundings. Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black and red inks on tracing paper. Includes notes. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 586 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... More

Brown's paintings, at the Odd-fellows' hall, on Monday night, Tuesday, and Tuesday night only, Sept. 27 and 28, 1847 ... [Washington, D. C. 1847].

Brown's paintings, at the Odd-fellows' hall, on Monday night, Tuesday,...

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 198, Folder 29. Copy scanned: 2

Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: 1847.Print Date: ca. 1847.Process: daguerreotype.Credit Line: Gift of Stanley B. Burns ... More

[Landscape with house] / Lalanne.

[Landscape with house] / Lalanne.

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Stamp on back: ERP. Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell collection. Bequest; Pennell Estate; 1926; (DLC/PP-1926:R01) Conserved,... More

President's house after its destruction by the British

President's house after its destruction by the British

Print shows fire damage to the White House after burning by the British during the war of 1812. Title from item. Inscribed on mount: Watterson's new guide to Washington, 1847-48. Library has two impressions. Ph... More

State of New Hampshire. Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives in General Court convened, that we regard the institution of slavery as a moral, social and political evil, and as such we deeply regret its existence ... Approved June

State of New Hampshire. Resolved by the Senate and House of representa...

On verso: 50940 '04. 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 93, Folder 18.

Santa Anna declining a hasty plate of soup at Cerro Gordo

Santa Anna declining a hasty plate of soup at Cerro Gordo

An exultant view of Winfield Scott's second major victory in the Mexican War, at the Battle of Cerro Gordo, where Mexican commander Santa Anna beat an unceremonious retreat. In the mid-April victory Santa Anna'... More

Independent opposition day boat for New-York, & intermediate landings, from the pier foot of Hamilton-St ... The new & splendid steamer Alida ... Albany From the Mammoth Job Press of H. D. Stone [1847].

Independent opposition day boat for New-York, & intermediate landings,...

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 120, Folder 3.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Plan] / Rich Upjohn, archt.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Plan] / Rich Upjohn, archt.

Title devised by Library staff. Signed. No. 1. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1996:111.11.4

[United States attack of Mexico City, September 13th and 14th, 1847].

[United States attack of Mexico City, September 13th and 14th, 1847].

Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, blue, green, red, and yellow inks, and pencil on tracing paper. Indexed. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 590 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

American agency office.. Washington, D. C. April, 1847. Dear Sir: The undersigned offers his services to those who may have claim for pensions of any description whatever ... John M. Thayer.

American agency office.. Washington, D. C. April, 1847. Dear Sir: The ...

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 198, Folder 15.

The young mother

The young mother

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Baillie.

Music of the Ethiopian Serenaders

Music of the Ethiopian Serenaders

Music cover showing Pell playing bones, Harrington and White playing banjos, Stanwood playing accordian, and Germon playing tambourine. LOT subdivision subject: Negro Minstrels. Title and other information tran... More

Plantation melodies / J.H. Bufford's lith., Boston.

Plantation melodies / J.H. Bufford's lith., Boston.

Music cover showing two boys seated on bench, with one of them playing a flute, and the other holding book of music.

Gale's Arenaceous Concrete, for cleansing, whitening, and beautifying the skin

Gale's Arenaceous Concrete, for cleansing, whitening, and beautifying ...

Illustrated with picture of Zachary Taylor beside horse. LOT subject: Cosmetics. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by M. D. Gale. Copied by permission from Howland's ... More