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Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y], to William Lloyd Garrison, Dec[ember] 4, 1857

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y], to William Lloyd Garrison...

Oliver Johnson accepts William Lloyd Garrison's explanation behind his dismissal by the Executive Committee "in good faith", and takes assurance in knowing that the "measure was adopted not willingly but with r... More

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y], to William Lloyd Garrison, Dec[ember] 4, 1857

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y], to William Lloyd Garrison...

Oliver Johnson accepts William Lloyd Garrison's explanation behind his dismissal by the Executive Committee "in good faith", and takes assurance in knowing that the "measure was adopted not willingly but with r... More

Bridgeport Conn. and environs, from Old Mill Hill / WS ;  drawn from nature & on stone by W. Stængel, 66 Cannon St. ; print of A. Weingartner's Lithy, 87 Fulton St. N.Y.

Bridgeport Conn. and environs, from Old Mill Hill / WS ; drawn from n...

Print showing cityscape view of Bridgeport, Connecticut from a nearby hill. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by John Cornwall, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Connecticut.

God's mercies amidst the monetary embarrassments of our land. A thanksgiving discourse preached in St. John's Church, Thursday, November 26, 1857, by Rev. Charles Burroughs, D. D. [Washington, D. C. 1857].

God's mercies amidst the monetary embarrassments of our land. A thanks...

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 203, Folder 8.

The morning prayer

The morning prayer

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4567

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 7. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Four scenes from the riot in the Sixth Ward, New York City between the "Bowery Boys" and the "Dead Rabbits" showing: women and men throwing brickbats down on the police, a "Dead Rabbit," a "Bowery Boy," and a "Dead Rabbit," falling at the feet of policeman Shangles]

[Four scenes from the riot in the Sixth Ward, New York City between th...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 4, 1857 July 18, p. 109.

Map of Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., New York /

Map of Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., New York /

Survey map showing street rights-of-way, buildings, lot/tract property lines, householders'/landowners' names, and section of Erie Canal. Also covers village of Palatine Bridge. Hand col. in red to emphasize co... More

Inauguration ball in the immense building erected for the purpose in Judiciary Square, Washington City, March 4th, 1857

Inauguration ball in the immense building erected for the purpose in J...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 3, 1857 March 21, p. 241. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Buchanan, James Inauguration, 1857.

Hop - picking / J.F. Herring pinxit ; Vincent Brooks lith..

Hop - picking / J.F. Herring pinxit ; Vincent Brooks lith..

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Herring's Agricultural Scenes, no. 2. Entered according to act of Congress by Williams, Stevens, Williams & Co. ... Southern District of New York. E... More

Yotsuya naitō shijuku

Yotsuya naitō shijuku

Print shows rear view of horses with decorated hooves, a row of shops with shoppers. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: ... More

The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

Men on horseback outside a log building. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no. 23 (1857 June 6), p. 356.

Frederick Henningsen

Frederick Henningsen

Maj. Gen. of Nicaraguan army, head and shoulders, facing slightly right. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 Apr. 18, p. 304. Referency copy may be in Biog. File - Walker, William, 1824-1860. ... More

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment and ox teams hauling wagons loaded with stone at the Treasury Building construction site.

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima

Print shows two red-crowned cranes, one about to land, in a marsh. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Meisho edo hyakkei... More

Hannibal, Missouri

Hannibal, Missouri

Raft with sail on river; city in backgrd. Lithograph by Jnst. Arnst & Co. after drawing by H. Lewis. Illus. in: Henry Lewis, Das Illustrirte Mississippithal. Düsseldorf : Arnz & comp ..., 1857, opposite p. 268.... More

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 2. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Ostendorf, no. 2 Meserve, no. 6 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 6-7.

Catalogue of portraits of distinguished persons foreign and American suitable for illustrating autographs, scrap books, &c. for sale by Charles B. Norton. New York 1857.

Catalogue of portraits of distinguished persons foreign and American s...

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 122, Folder 21a.

Beware of rats! The following is a list of rats working at J. C. McGuire's bindery: Dandy rat---- W. P. Venerable: Sucking do---- Robert Foster: One-eyed do.--- T. L. Lamb: King do.---- Bob Connell. They can be seen at the rat trap in Cox's alle

Beware of rats! The following is a list of rats working at J. C. McGui...

Dated in manuscript. 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 203, Folder 2.

Loss of the Central America

Loss of the Central America

Seven illustrations showing passengers bailing the ship and carrying coal; Capt. Herndon firing a rocket; lowering women into the boats; the brig Marine waiting for passengers of the boat Central America; portr... More

Great Eastern & Southern lines. Vermont Central Railroad

Great Eastern & Southern lines. Vermont Central Railroad

Advertisement. Woodcut printed on blue paper by Fowler & Stevenson. Reference copy may be in LOT 4429 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. I.; Ra... More

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; engd. by W. Wellstood.

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; eng...

Print shows the death of Tecumseh from a bullet fired by Colonel Richard Johnson at the Battle of the Thames in Ontario, Canada, on October 5th, 1813. Title from item.

The ladies managers of the Twenty-third National Anti-slavery Bazaar have the satisfaction of announcing its opening at Hall, No. 15 Winter Street, December 23d, at 10 o'clock A. M. ... [Boston, 1856].

The ladies managers of the Twenty-third National Anti-slavery Bazaar h...

Anti-slavery fair. 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 62, Folder 38.

The dry-goods epidemic, Broadway at three P.M. / W. del.

The dry-goods epidemic, Broadway at three P.M. / W. del.

Cover of Harper's Weekly with illustration showing crowd of women, men and children exiting and entering "O.L.D. Pinchpence" dry goods store during a sale. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no.... More

Map of the city and county of Baltimore, Maryland.

Map of the city and county of Baltimore, Maryland.

Scale [ca. 1:63,360]. Landowners identified. Includes illus. and inset of Baltimore. LC Land ownership maps, 283 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y], to William Lloyd Garrison, Dec[ember] 4, 1857

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y], to William Lloyd Garrison...

Oliver Johnson accepts William Lloyd Garrison's explanation behind his dismissal by the Executive Committee "in good faith", and takes assurance in knowing that the "measure was adopted not willingly but with r... More

[Emperor Maximilian on horseback]

[Emperor Maximilian on horseback]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 5, lower right.

Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania /

Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania /

County cadastral map showing townships, warranty-deed survey tracts, tract numbers, real-property tracts, acreages, and landowners' names. Also covers western part of present-day Forest County and shows mills/f... More

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Pa. ; J. Queen del.

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / ...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of fairgrounds with a steamboat "Osceola" on the river in the foreground. Includes seven vignettes showing livestock, agricultrual machinery, and, at top center, two female figures... More

Asakusa tanbo torinomachi mōde

Asakusa tanbo torinomachi mōde

Print shows a cat sitting on a wall where the sliding panels have been opened, watching the festival procession in the rice paddies nearby, with view of Mount Fuji in the distance. Title and other descriptive i... More

Travellers map of Long Island.

Travellers map of Long Island.

Relief shown in hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Differs from other copy in coloration and boundaries. Map is colored in. Different colors denote the boundari... More

Cape Cod association

Cape Cod association

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Sarony, Major & Knapp. Copyright deposit, southern district of N.Y.

Ayasegawa kanegafuchi

Ayasegawa kanegafuchi

Print shows a man poling a raft among reeds in marsh area of river with blossoming mimosa(?) tree in the foreground.

Samuel Hart & Co.s Club House playing card

Samuel Hart & Co.s Club House playing card

Advertising label with two illustrations: 1. U.S. sailor and soldier (Zouave) holding U.S. flags; 2. Sailor and soldier beside eagle holding shield.

Map of Medina Co., Ohio /

Map of Medina Co., Ohio /

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern Court of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, 653 Available also throu... More

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station. Title from item. Publish... More

Seta no sekisho

Seta no sekisho

Print shows a long bridge spanning Seta River, ships and boats on the river, and mountains in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... More

Great western despatch office, 251 Broadway ... United States Express Co., prop'rs. Time guaranteed via New York & Erie and all other railroads leading west & southwest ... New York, Aug. 11, 1857.

Great western despatch office, 251 Broadway ... United States Express ...

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 122, Folder 11a.

Ground floor of the Treasury extension (Photographed & reduced from a drawing).

Ground floor of the Treasury extension (Photographed & reduced from a ...

Photograph shows an architectural drawing of ground floor plan by Thomas U. Walter. Title from item. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase; 1984; (DLC/PP-1984:057).

Signora Frezzolini, prima donna, Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street, New York City

Signora Frezzolini, prima donna, Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street, ...

Signora Frezzolini, half-length portrait, facing left. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 10, p. 297 (top).

[Sir Charles Lyell, full-length portrait, seated at small table, facing left]

[Sir Charles Lyell, full-length portrait, seated at small table, facin...

Henry Carrington Bolton Collection. In carte de visite album.

Town of Kirkland, Oneida Co., New York /

Town of Kirkland, Oneida Co., New York /

Wall map. Includes ill. of area residences. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of sheet. LC copy imperfect:... More

Loss of the Central America

Loss of the Central America

Three illustrations: side view of the ship the last time she left the port of New York; passengers on raft; and scene of the catastrophe after the sinking of the ship.

[Firehouse scene showing firemen leaving firehouse pulling a hand-drawn fire engine]

[Firehouse scene showing firemen leaving firehouse pulling a hand-draw...

Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, 1997-1998; loan 4105-L.

Battle of Oriskany, state of New York / Chapin ; Damoreau.

Battle of Oriskany, state of New York / Chapin ; Damoreau.

Print shows scene during the battle at Oriskany, N.Y., with American patriots combating the combined forces of the British, Loyalists, and Natives. General Nicholas Herkimer, commander of the American forces, i... More

Teppōzu inaribashi minato jinjya

Teppōzu inaribashi minato jinjya

Print shows view from between the masts of a sailboat of the harbor with cargo boats, the Inari Bridge, a shrine, and Mount Fuji in the distance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... More