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Topic: causes

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The Prophet causes a spring to come forth and cures Abû Jahl with its waters, but Abû Jahl then accuses Muhammad of sorcery.

The Prophet causes a spring to come forth and cures Abû Jahl with its ...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

[Garden monument when heated by the sun brings water to a boil generating steam which causes sound to issue from pipes like an organ; shows statue, possibly of Hero of Alexandria]

[Garden monument when heated by the sun brings water to a boil generat...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Les raisons des forces movvantes auec diuerses machines tant vtilles que plaisantes, ... / par Salomon de Cavs .... Francfort : en la boutique de I. Norton, 1615. Publ... more

Title page: The Causes of the Decay of Christian Piety

Title page: The Causes of the Decay of Christian Piety

Vignette on the title-page of [Richard Allestree], 'The Causes of Decay of Christian Piety', London, 1667 Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

The tomb-stone

The tomb-stone

Print shows several men, George Grenville, Lord Bute, the Duke of Bedford, and, as a small dog wearing clerical robes, Dr. W. Scott, labeled "AntiSejanus", dancing on a sarcophagus with bas-reliefs of "Britanni... more

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of a resurrection to life again / William Bradford.

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of...

Print shows the masthead for The Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser with a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765, "An emblem of the effects of the S... more

This is the place to affix the stamp

This is the place to affix the stamp

Print shows a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765. Title from item. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser, 1765 October 24. American 1... more

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal, he is wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the ... more

[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp]

[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp]

Print shows a funeral procession on the banks of the Thames, with warehouses in a line in the background, one of which is inscribed "The Sheffield and Birmingham Warehouse Goods now ship'd for America." George ... more

[Britannia, full-length portrait, left profile, seated, holding olive branch in right hand and staff topped with liberty cap in left hand] / G.B. Cipriani inv. ; F. Bartolozzi sculp.

[Britannia, full-length portrait, left profile, seated, holding olive ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Continued corruption, standing armies, and popular contents considered ... / William Bollan. London : Printed by J. Almon, 1768, frontispiece. Published in: The Americ... more

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of four coffins bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of those killed: Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, and Crispus Attucks. Title ... more

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

Print shows British troops firing on citizens in Boston. Title from item. Caption continues: in which Messrs Saml. Gray, Saml. Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks, Patrick Carr were killed, six other woun... more

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of the coffin bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of Patrick Carr, who died from wounds received during the Boston Massacre. Title devised by ... more

Liberty triumphant; or the downfall of oppression

Liberty triumphant; or the downfall of oppression

Political cartoon shows New England colonists' response to the British Tea Tax, enacted by Lord North's ministry in 1773, superimposed over a map of the Northern and Middle British Colonies. Title from item. Pr... more

A political lesson / J. Dixon invenit et fecit.

A political lesson / J. Dixon invenit et fecit.

Print shows a rearing black stallion (possibly representing America) which has thrown its rider (possibly representing England). The rider has struck his head on a mile marker "To Boston VI miles" behind which ... more

New York, May 8, 1775. Extract of a letter from Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City, dated the 6th instant. Yesterday evening Dr. Franklin arrived here from Londin in six weeks, which he left the 20th of March, which has given great joy to

New York, May 8, 1775. Extract of a letter from Philadelphia, to a gen...

Positive Photostat. 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 108, Folder 19.

In Committee chamber, Worcester. Nov. 18, 1776. As expedients are no longer wise, prudent, and politic, than the reasons on which they are founded exist, and effects are reversed by a mutation of causes; as the demands of our country are continu

In Committee chamber, Worcester. Nov. 18, 1776. As expedients are no l...

Positive Photostat.; 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 Collection; Portfolio 39, Folder 22.

In Convention of the representatives of the state of New York, at Kingston, March 7, 1777. Whereas divers persons, inhabitants of this State have, for notorious disaffection to the liberties of America, and other sufficient causes, been sent int

In Convention of the representatives of the state of New York, at King...

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 Collection; Portfolio 109, Folder 32.

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution

A satire expressing a Continental European view of the American Revolution, showing Father Time using a magic lantern to project the image of a teapot exploding among frightened British troops as American troop... more

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

Depicts event of January 25, 1774 when Boston Commissioner of Customs John Malcom (or Malcomb) was tarred and feathered and hung out his window by an angry mob.

Die Einwohner von Boston wersen den englisch-ostindischen Thee ins Meer am 18 December 1773 / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Die Einwohner von Boston wersen den englisch-ostindischen Thee ins Mee...

Print shows citizens of Boston, disguised as Indians, boarding ships in Boston Harbor and throwing chests of tea overboard, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item... more

Die Americaner wiedersetzen sich der Stempel-Acte, und verbrennen das aus England nach America gesandte Stempel-Papier zu Boston, im August 1764 / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Die Americaner wiedersetzen sich der Stempel-Acte, und verbrennen das ...

Print shows citizens in Boston burning proclamations from England pertaining to the stamp act of 1765, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item. S. 61. [Plate] 1. P... more

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et Rle. de Vienne &c.

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et...

Print shows John Malcolm, a customs officer, standing in a two-wheeled cart on a street crowded with onlookers as men prepare to tar and feather him. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant ... more

map from "Order of both branches of the Legislature of Massachusetts to appoint Commissioners to investigate the causes of the difficulties in the County of Lincoln: and the Report of the Commissioners thereon, with the documents in support thereof"

map from "Order of both branches of the Legislature of Massachusetts t...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Order of both branches of the Legislature of Massachusetts to appoint Commissioners to investigate the causes of the difficulties in the County of Lincoln: and t... more

James Madison. List of documents showing causes of reversing the old federal system. 1824.

James Madison. List of documents showing causes of reversing the old f...

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/.

map from "Considerations on Volcanos, the probable causes of the phenomena, the laws which determine their march, the disposition of their products, and their connexion with the present state and past history of the Globe; leading to the establishment of a new theory of the earth"

map from "Considerations on Volcanos, the probable causes of the pheno...

This image has been taken from scan 000315 from "Considerations on Volcanos, the probable causes of the phenomena, the laws which determine their march, the disposition of their products, and their connexion wi... more

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]"

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]". The title and subject terms ... more

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]"

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000460 from volume 01 of "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]". The title and subject terms ... more

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]"

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000454 from volume 02 of "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]". The title and subject terms ... more

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]"

map from "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 01 of "[Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes, et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, etc.]". The title and subject terms ... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000105 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

Europe from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

Europe from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the f...

This image has been taken from scan 000252 from volume 01 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000173 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

volcano from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

volcano from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the ...

This image has been taken from scan 000185 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

flora from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

flora from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the fo...

This image has been taken from scan 000372 from volume 03 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

Lake of Sindree from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

Lake of Sindree from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to expl...

This image has been taken from scan 000337 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000227 from volume 01 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000328 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000359 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000326 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000153 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

igneous rock from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

igneous rock from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain...

This image has been taken from scan 000061 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

geyser from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

geyser from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the f...

This image has been taken from scan 000500 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000440 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the form...

This image has been taken from scan 000179 from volume 01 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

Sicily from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

Sicily from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the f...

This image has been taken from scan 000257 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

waterfall from "History of Schoharie county, and border wars of New-York; containing also a sketch of the causes which led to the American Revolution; and interesting memoranda of the Mohawk Valley; together with much other historical and miscellaneous matter, never before published"

waterfall from "History of Schoharie county, and border wars of New-Yo...

This image has been taken from scan 000633 from "History of Schoharie county, and border wars of New-York; containing also a sketch of the causes which led to the American Revolution; and interesting memoranda ... more

Governor's Mansion from "History of Schoharie county, and border wars of New-York; containing also a sketch of the causes which led to the American Revolution; and interesting memoranda of the Mohawk Valley; together with much other historical and miscellaneous matter, never before published"

Governor's Mansion from "History of Schoharie county, and border wars ...

This image has been taken from scan 000637 from "History of Schoharie county, and border wars of New-York; containing also a sketch of the causes which led to the American Revolution; and interesting memoranda ... more

portrait from "The French Revolution of 1848; its causes, actors, events and influences. [With illustrations.]"

portrait from "The French Revolution of 1848; its causes, actors, even...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The French Revolution of 1848; its causes, actors, events and influences. [With illustrations.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated f... more

Financial crises - their causes and effects. Mr. Carey to Mr. Bryant. Letter fifth ... Letter sixth. Philadelphia, February 7, 1860.

Financial crises - their causes and effects. Mr. Carey to Mr. Bryant. ...

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 157, Folder 1.