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Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1776. This morning Congress received the following letter from General Washington. Head-Quarters, Nowtown, 27th Dec. 1776. Sir I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed ag

Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1776. This morning Congress received the following...

Cm. Imperfect. Lower part of page wanting.; Wroth 385.; 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 Co... more

Baltimore, April 18. The following resolves, with his Excellency the Governor's proclamation, reflect so much honour on this infant state, and so clearly manifest the justice and dignity of its rulers, that I think it my duty to present them to

Baltimore, April 18. The following resolves, with his Excellency the G...

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 28, Folder 11.

[Ville, port, et rade de Baltimore dans le Maryland.

[Ville, port, et rade de Baltimore dans le Maryland.

Scale ca. 1:26,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications, troop encampments, and roads from "White Ma... more

Peace, liberty, and independence. Philadelphia, March 24, 1783. His Most Christian Majesty's Cutter the Triumph, commanded by the Chevalier Duquesne, arrived this morning, in 36 days from Cadiz. By her we have the following very agreeable and im

Peace, liberty, and independence. Philadelphia, March 24, 1783. His Mo...

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 28, Folder 17.

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Made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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To the public. Friends and fellow-citizens In times of election the best charactes are frequently most basely slandered, for the purposes of party; hence it is a hand-bill appeared yesterday morning, signed Tom Plain-Truth in order to prejudice

To the public. Friends and fellow-citizens In times of election the be...

Campaign.; 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 28, Folder 27.

Agreed that the principles and designs of men are to be tried by their actions. "I thank thee, Jew, I have thee on the hip." 1. Has Mr. William Smith denied any one of the facts stated in the queries? No- If he had denied them, they could be pro

Agreed that the principles and designs of men are to be tried by their...

Smith, William.; Campaign.; 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 28, Folder 28.

Queries, to the voters of Baltimore County. [Signed] Antismithites, January- 1789. [Baltimore: Printed by William Goddard? 1789]

Queries, to the voters of Baltimore County. [Signed] Antismithites, Ja...

Printed into columns.; A series of queries designed to cause the voters of Baltimore to vote against William Smith as a member of Congress.; Evans 22087. Available also through the Library of Congress web site... more

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To the voters of Maryland. On Monday next, you are to elect six representatives in Congress; but your choice is limitted [limited] to the characters mentioned in the two tickets proposed by the late meeting at Annapolis, and by Baltimore-Town ..

To the voters of Maryland. On Monday next, you are to elect six repres...

Campaign.; 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 28, Folder 29.

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Map of the middle states of North America with part of Canada shewing the situation of the principal towns, viz. Columbia [i.e. Washington, D.C.], Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Newport, Rhode Island, Boston & Montreal, also their several communications with respect to Lake Ontario.

Map of the middle states of North America with part of Canada shewing ...

Item 32 in exhibit, "City of magnificent distances, the nation's capital," that was presented in 1991 at Library of Congress. Map incorrectly locates "Columbia" (Washington, D.C.) on Shenandoah River Available ... more

Plan of the town of Baltimore and it's [sic] environs.

Plan of the town of Baltimore and it's [sic] environs.

Scale ca. 1:9,000. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. Indexed to points of interest. LC copy annotated in pencil. Inscribed "Presented by Robt Bruce Fowler, December 14, 1841" Wheat & Brun. Maps and Chart... more

U.S. Reports: Glass v. The Betsey, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 6 (1794)

U.S. Reports: Glass v. The Betsey, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 6 (1794)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 3; Dallas Volume 3; February Term, 1794; Glass, et al. Appellants, versus The Sloop Betsey, et al.

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U.S. Reports: Barriere v. Nairac, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 249 (1796)

U.S. Reports: Barriere v. Nairac, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 249 (1796)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; September Term, 1796; Barriere versus Nairac

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Drop-leaf Pembroke Table

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Made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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The subscriber, by the liberality of his creditors, being in a situation to enter into new engagements, hereby gives hotice, that he means to transact business for the present, and until further notice, only upon commission ... W. B. Magruder. B

The subscriber, by the liberality of his creditors, being in a situati...

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 31, Folder 36.

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Baltimore County, to wit: the subscriber [blank] justices of the peace, for the County aforesaid certify that [blank] together with [blank] appeared before [blank] the subscriber, and superceded a certain judgment obtained by [blank] against abo

Baltimore County, to wit: the subscriber [blank] justices of the peace...

Dated in mss 7 Jan. 1809. 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 29, Folder 9a.

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Schedule of the whole number of persons in the District of Maryland. [blank] Baltimore. December 21st, 1801.

Schedule of the whole number of persons in the District of Maryland. [...

Census.; 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 29, Folder 4.

From the Office of the Mercantile Advertiser. Friday, November 27, 1801, 11 o'clock A. M. By the Ranger, Chamberlain, from London, arrived at Baltimore, bringing papers to the 12th of October. Preliminaries of peace. Preliminaries of peace betwe

From the Office of the Mercantile Advertiser. Friday, November 27, 180...

Imprint 2.; Preliminaries of peace.; On verso: 1541. 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; Portfo... more

U.S. Reports: Falconer v. Montgomery, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 232 (1802)

U.S. Reports: Falconer v. Montgomery, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 232 (1802)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; March Term, 1802; Falconer versus Montgomery et al.

[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (Baltimore, Md.). Transverse sectional elevations]

[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (B...

Inscribed: "Surrey Chapel, St. Georges Fields, circular building, 78 ft. clear" and "Independent Church - Baltimore, 78 ft. square". In: The Bulfinch sketchbook. Drawing has not been definitively attributed to ... more

Improved plan of the city of Baltimore.

Improved plan of the city of Baltimore.

Scale ca. 1:11,314. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. From James Robinson's Baltimore directory. 1804. Indexed for points of interest. Accompanied by letter from Maryland Historical Society, 2 l. and typ... more

U.S. Reports: United States v. McGill, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 426 (1806)

U.S. Reports: United States v. McGill, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 426 (1806)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; October Term, 1806; United States versus James McGill

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U.S. Reports: United States v. Johns, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 412 (1806)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Johns, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 412 (1806)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; April Term, 1806; United States versus Richard Johns, The

You [blank] jointly and severally confess judgment to [blank] for the sum of which were recovered by the said [blank] against the said [blank] on the [blank] one of the justices of the peace, in and for Baltimore County, the said sum of money an

You [blank] jointly and severally confess judgment to [blank] for the ...

Dated in mss. Jan 7, 1809. 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 29, Folder 9b.

Fanlight from Craig House, Baltimore, Maryland

Fanlight from Craig House, Baltimore, Maryland

Made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Side-light

Made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Side-light from Craig House, Baltimore, Maryland

Side-light from Craig House, Baltimore, Maryland

Made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Title page of Robert Smith, Address to the people of the United States (Baltimore, 1811)

Title page of Robert Smith, Address to the people of the United States...

Illus. in: Robert Smith, Address to the people of the United States (Baltimore, 1811). Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1980. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

General Hull and the defence of Fort M'Henry. A new song, called the surrender of General Hull. The defence of Fort M'Henry, (Baltimore.) A new song [The Star Spangled Banner] [1813?].

General Hull and the defence of Fort M'Henry. A new song, called the s...

Negative Photostat.; Star Spangled Banner.; The surrender of General Hull.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printe... more

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland

Bird's-eye view of Fort McHenry as during the bombardment of 1814. "*GPO: 1994--301-085/80111. Reprint 1990." Some issues have: *GPO: 1994--301-085/00085. Reprint 1990. Alternate title at lower left: The defens... more

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland

Bird's-eye view of Fort McHenry as during the bombardment of 1814. "*GPO: 1992--312-248/60010. Reprint 1990." Alternate title at lower left: The defense of Fort McHenry. Oriented with north to the left. Include... more

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland

Bird's-eye view of Fort McHenry as during the bombardment of 1814. "*GPO: 1998--432-903/60237. Reprint 1998." Oriented with north to the left. Includes text, location map [inset], fort plan with index of instal... more

Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a severe action at Bladensburgh, six miles from the Capitol. "Baltimore has acquired immortal honor by the brave resistance of Commodore Barney, his sailors and the bold volunteers."

Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a sever...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; War of 1812- Ballads. 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 Co... more

A Sketch of the Military Topography of Baltimore and its Vicinity and of Patapsco Neck to North Point

A Sketch of the Military Topography of Baltimore and its Vicinity and ...

This map shows British and American positions before Baltimore during the British attack of September 12-14. It includes the positions of Brigadier General John Stricker's Maryland forces consisting of Captain... more

Defence of Fort M'Henry

Defence of Fort M'Henry

This is the first printing of Key's poem. B24 in Star spangled books.

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

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The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item. Briggs Coll. 41499.

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A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore / drawn from nature & sc. by Richd. Harrison.

A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore /...

Print shows a pastoral scene at the entrance to the harbor at Baltimore with Fort McHenry on the left and some people enjoying the scenery on the right.

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A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore drawn from nature & sc. by Richd. Harrison

A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore d...

Print shows a pastoral scene at the entrance to the harbor at Baltimore with Fort McHenry on the left and some people enjoying the scenery on the right. Title from item. Printed below title: Engraved for the An... more

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

Scale ca. 1:40,960. Hand colored. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters... more

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in pencil. LC copy incomplete: Additional sheet showing the southern section of Patapsco River, the Chesapeake Bay, and the inset of ... more

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along fold lines, sections of upper and lower edges missing. Includes notes, "De... more

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along center fold, section of upper right margin missing. Includes notes, "Descri... more

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Possibly made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States; Possibly made in United States

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This plan of the city of Baltimore

This plan of the city of Baltimore

Scale ca. 1:7,300. Hand colored. Pictorial map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest, pictorial index, notes, "Plan of Baltimore Town i... more

Plan of the city of Baltimore

Plan of the city of Baltimore

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

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announced as an elector of President and Vice-President of the United States, and that annunciation being approved of by respectable meetings in the County, I did not consider it ne

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announ...

Jackson, Andrew.; Campaign.; 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 29, Folder 19.