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The Ellesmere Canal Navigation from the River Severn near Shrewsbury, to the River Dee near Chester, and from thence to the river Mersey near to Liverpool [Mapa]

The Ellesmere Canal Navigation from the River Severn near Shrewsbury, ...

Comprende parte de los condados ingleses de Cheshire y Shropshire

Plan of the City & Castle of Chester [Mapa]

Plan of the City & Castle of Chester [Mapa]

Dedicatoria : "To The Rl. Honble George Earl of Cholmondeley, Governour & Chamberlain of the City and Castle of Chester & Lord lieutenant and Custosof the said county"

[A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through Hell Gate, Flushing Bay, Hampstead Bay, Oyster, Huntington Bay, Cow Harbour, East Chester Inlet, Rochell, Rye, Patrick Islands, ec.

[A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy incomplete: Western half missing. Shows Long Island north shore from Eaton's Neck west to Cow Bay. Available also through the Lib... more

Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country whereon to erect the new court house than that vulgarly known by the name of Goshen Town.

Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains ...

Scale 1:79,200; protracted by a scale of 100 chains to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1089 Availa... more

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting...

Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "F... more

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in which is mark'd the position of His Majs. ships on the 15th. of November 1777. The obstructions to the navigation of the river, laid down by the rebels, are also mark'd.

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in wh...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1366 Available also through the Library of ... more

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting ...

Scale ca. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in th... more

The Course od Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester : with the Several Forts and Stackadoes raised by the Americans, and the Attacks made By His Majesty's Land and Sea Forces

The Course od Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester : with the S...

Comprende parte de los estados norteamericanos de Pennsylvania y Nueva Jersey

U.S. Reports: Kerlin's Lessee v. Bull, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 175 (1786)

U.S. Reports: Kerlin's Lessee v. Bull, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 175 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1786; Kerlin's Lessee versus Bull et al.

The County Palatine of Chester : reduced from the large Survey, in four sheets [Mapa]

The County Palatine of Chester : reduced from the large Survey, in fou...

Escala gráfica de 12 millas estatutarias [= 14,2 cm]. Coordenadas referidas al meridiano de Londres (O 3°25'--O 1°39°/N 53°36'--N 53°00'). Recuadro geográfico de 5' en 5'. Figura trazado el meridiano de Chester... more

U.S. Reports: Boyd's Lessee v. Cowan, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 138 (1794)

U.S. Reports: Boyd's Lessee v. Cowan, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 138 (1794)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; April Term, 1794; Boyd's Lessee versus Cowan.

U.S. Reports: United States v. The Insurgents of Pennsylvania, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 335 (1795)

U.S. Reports: United States v. The Insurgents of Pennsylvania, 2 U.S. ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; April Term, 1795; The United States versus The Insurgents of Pennsylvania

Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Chester, Joseph L.
Sampler of Chester Goodale

Sampler of Chester Goodale

Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land-Warrant Application File of Chester Goodale of Connecticut

map from "A Topographical and Historical Description of Chester ... Illustrated with six engravings and a map"

map from "A Topographical and Historical Description of Chester ... Il...

This image has been taken from scan 000007 from "A Topographical and Historical Description of Chester ... Illustrated with six engravings and a map". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... more

Chester District, South Carolina  /

Chester District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S134 Available also through the Library of ... more

General La Fayette. To have been a partaker with Washington, in the perils and glory of our great conflict for freedom, is a passport to our hearts. In meeting you, his loved form seems to approach us ... Chester County, July 26, 1825.

General La Fayette. To have been a partaker with Washington, in the pe...

Imprint 2.; Lafayette. 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 152, Folder 32.

James Madison to Chester Bailey, September 19, 1826.

James Madison to Chester Bailey, September 19, 1826.

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/.

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Chester County auxiliary colonization society, I enclose their address, together with a copy of the constitution ... West Chester, Pa. 12th Mo 10th, 1827.

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Cheste...

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 153, Folder 3a.

A View of Chester

A View of Chester

John Varley (British, London 1778–1842 London)

England from "Cheshire Antiquities, Roman, Baronial, and Monastic: being a re-publication of genuine original copper plates, engraved by J. Strutt. With historical and illustrative descriptions of the subjects of the engravings, and other venerable remains: including also, a reprint of “The County Palatine of Chester,” by John Speed: an original memoir of that eminent historian, &c., &c"

England from "Cheshire Antiquities, Roman, Baronial, and Monastic: bei...

This image has been taken from scan 000080 from "Cheshire Antiquities, Roman, Baronial, and Monastic: being a re-publication of genuine original copper plates, engraved by J. Strutt. With historical and illustr... more

Mr. Clark of Chester, New York
Neptune House, New Rochelle, West Chester County, New York

Neptune House, New Rochelle, West Chester County, New York

Print shows a scenic advertisement, with the date "July 1st, 1842" in the ad. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Clay, E.W. Currier & Ives : a catal... more

Republican & Democrat -- Extra. West Chester, October 11, 1844. Chester County election returns for 1844--- Official.

Republican & Democrat -- Extra. West Chester, October 11, 1844. Cheste...

Chester County election returns for 1844. 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 154, Folder 21.

Chester Wharf 20 miles below Philadelphia on the Delaware, July 27, 1846

Chester Wharf 20 miles below Philadelphia on the Delaware, July 27, 18...

Drawing showing sailboats and rowboat on river. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Alternate title from accompanying caption. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; larger real-property tracts with owners' names shown only in West Chester borough inset. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian... more

French Creek, Chester County, Pa.
Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews & H.W. Smith.

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews &...

Print showing Daniel Webster, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. 73 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Chester Harding in the Cle... more

England from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved by J. Romney. With historical descriptions by a citizen. pt. 1"

England from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved...

This image has been taken from scan 000017 from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved by J. Romney. With historical descriptions by a citizen. pt. 1". The title and subject terms of this ima... more

England from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved by J. Romney. With historical descriptions by a citizen. pt. 1"

England from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved...

This image has been taken from scan 000005 from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved by J. Romney. With historical descriptions by a citizen. pt. 1". The title and subject terms of this ima... more

England from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved by J. Romney. With historical descriptions by a citizen. pt. 1"

England from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved...

This image has been taken from scan 000015 from "Chester and its Environs illustrated. Drawn and engraved by J. Romney. With historical descriptions by a citizen. pt. 1". The title and subject terms of this ima... more

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews & H.W. Smith.

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews &...

Print showing Daniel Webster, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Chester Harding in the Clerk's Office of the Distric... more

Sir John Chester (from Dickens' Barnaby Rudge) (from Sketchbook)

Sir John Chester (from Dickens' Barnaby Rudge) (from Sketchbook)

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

Shad fishing Taking up the net above Chester, N.J.

Shad fishing Taking up the net above Chester, N.J.

Drawing showing fishermen standing in the Delaware River, with the bleaching mills, smokestacks, and church spires of Gloucester along the shore. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Cars... more

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gallery, No. 11 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA.

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gal...

Photo shows an elderly African American man, three-quarter length portrait, wearing coat and top hat, seated, facing front, with right hand resting on the handle of a bow saw that he holds between his legs. Tit... more

people from "Mr. Plausible Prate: or, the Adventures of an Assurance Agent. By Ned of Chester"

people from "Mr. Plausible Prate: or, the Adventures of an Assurance A...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Mr. Plausible Prate: or, the Adventures of an Assurance Agent. By Ned of Chester". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, creat... more

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom"

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs...

This image has been taken from scan 000088 from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom"

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs...

This image has been taken from scan 000065 from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom"

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs...

This image has been taken from scan 000064 from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom"

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs...

This image has been taken from scan 000097 from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom"

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs...

This image has been taken from scan 000071 from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania /

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania /

General-content county map showing schools, meetinghouses, smithies, inns, post-offices, etc.; does not show landowners'/householders' names. Hand col. to emphasize township/borough boundaries and territories. ... more

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom"

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs...

This image has been taken from scan 000076 from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom"

architecture from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs...

This image has been taken from scan 000116 from "The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... more

architecture from "[The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom.]"

architecture from "[The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environ...

This image has been taken from scan 000073 from "[The Stranger's Handbook to Chester and its environs. ... With thirty-four new illustrations by G. Measom.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been... more

French Creek, Chester County, Pa.
French Creek, Chester County, Pa.
map from "Roberts's Chester Guide ... revised by J. Hicklin"

map from "Roberts's Chester Guide ... revised by J. Hicklin"

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from "Roberts's Chester Guide ... revised by J. Hicklin". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libr... more

Lincoln, Hamlin, and Curtin! The friends of Lincoln, Hamlin and Curtin, Will meet at Howellville, Tredyffrin Tp., on Thursday evening, 30th of August, 1860, for the purpose of forming a Lincoln & Hamlin Club. To be addressed by H. W. Currether, Esq., & Capt. James Givin.