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Coptic Ostrakon, 7th century, Egypt

Coptic Ostrakon, 7th century, Egypt

Public domain photo of a 3d object, Coptic, Egypt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ostrakon with a Letter from John

Ostrakon with a Letter from John

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Virginia Colony to George III of England, April 1, 1772, Petition Against Importation of Slaves from Africa

Virginia Colony to George III of England, April 1, 1772, Petition Agai...

Petition Against Importation of Slaves from Africa

Benjamin Franklin to Baron Rosencrone, April 15, 1783

Benjamin Franklin to Baron Rosencrone, April 15, 1783

Public domain scan of Thomas Jefferson correspondence, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Stephen Cathalan Jr. to Thomas Jefferson, October 3, 1787

Stephen Cathalan Jr. to Thomas Jefferson, October 3, 1787

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Thomas Jefferson to John Trumbull, February 20, 1788

Thomas Jefferson to John Trumbull, February 20, 1788

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Thomas Jefferson to John Witherspoon, July 29, 1792

Thomas Jefferson to John Witherspoon, July 29, 1792

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Thomas Jefferson to Josef de Jaudenes and Josef de Viar, March 23, 1792

Thomas Jefferson to Josef de Jaudenes and Josef de Viar, March 23, 179...

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Thomas Jefferson to George Turner, April 17, 1793

Thomas Jefferson to George Turner, April 17, 1793

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Thomas Jefferson to Henry Knox, August 22, 1793

Thomas Jefferson to Henry Knox, August 22, 1793

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Thomas Jefferson to John Taylor, January 8, 1795

Thomas Jefferson to John Taylor, January 8, 1795

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Alexander Hamilton correspondence: 1796 July 30

Alexander Hamilton correspondence: 1796 July 30

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Thomas Jefferson to Henry Voight, January 16, 1802

Thomas Jefferson to Henry Voight, January 16, 1802

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William Hylton to Thomas Jefferson, March 5, 1803

William Hylton to Thomas Jefferson, March 5, 1803

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Daniel C. Brent to Thomas Jefferson, March 6, 1803

Daniel C. Brent to Thomas Jefferson, March 6, 1803

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Albert Gallatin to Thomas Jefferson, April 1807

Albert Gallatin to Thomas Jefferson, April 1807

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Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin, September 5, 1808

Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin, September 5, 1808

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P. Stephen Chazotte to James Madison, September 26, 1815.

P. Stephen Chazotte to James Madison, September 26, 1815.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at loc.gov James Madison Papers.

St. Jean d' Angeley to James Madison, September 13, 1815. In French.

St. Jean d' Angeley to James Madison, September 13, 1815. In French.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at loc.gov James Madison Papers.

Thomas Jefferson to Tristram Dalton, October 13, 1815

Thomas Jefferson to Tristram Dalton, October 13, 1815

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Thomas Jefferson to Robert S. Garnett, April 4, 1819

Thomas Jefferson to Robert S. Garnett, April 4, 1819

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Letter from A.E. Green to "Winsor," Sept. 7, 1897 regarding taxes
Arthur S. Brockenbrough to Thomas Jefferson, April 1, 1826, University of Virginia Financial Statement
Letter from Catharine Maria Sedgwick, New York, to Lydia Maria Child, 12 June 1830

Letter from Catharine Maria Sedgwick, New York, to Lydia Maria Child, ...

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Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe to Miss Lukens

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe to Miss Lukens

Harriet Beecher Stowe writes to Miss Lukens in regards to her not yet receiving her papers but that she is "cordially glad of your success." She regrets that her "literary engagements" prevent her from visiting... More

Letter from Robert Rutherford, [Brown County, Ohio], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 April 30

Letter from Robert Rutherford, [Brown County, Ohio], to William Lloyd ...

Robert Rutherford writes to William Lloyd Garrison "on a subject that has lately absorbed all my feelings, I mean the slavery of our country." He mentions the efforts of the Chilicothe Presbytery to educate fre... More

Lady Caroline Elizabeth Sarah (Sheridan) Norton Stirling-Maxwell, New York, manuscript poem, 25 June 1836: "I do not love thee…"

Lady Caroline Elizabeth Sarah (Sheridan) Norton Stirling-Maxwell, New ...

Writer unknown. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Joseph Healy, Phila[delphia], [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 10 mo[nth] 1838

Letter from Joseph Healy, Phila[delphia], [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garr...

At the request of the treasurer of the Bucks County Anti-Slavery Society, Joseph Healy sends William Lloyd Garrison twenty dollars for his personal use. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Samuel Winsor to Daniel Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Letter from Joseph Lupton, Leeds, [England], to Samuel May, November 8th, 1849

Letter from Joseph Lupton, Leeds, [England], to Samuel May, November 8...

Lupton informs May that he is sending a box of contributions for the Anti-Slavery Fair. He apologizes for its small size, saying that there are so many other charitable demands on the people of Leeds that the a... More

Leonard W. Volk to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, June 05, 1860  (Sends photograph of bust)
William M. Dunn to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, December 17, 1860  (Recommends Colfax)
[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with Rhode Island state seal, with message "Loyal to the Union. State of Rhode Island"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with Rhode Island state seal, wit...

Addressed to C.F. Young, Esq., Honesdale, Wayne Co., Penn. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

Howard ambulance, side view, wooden box (for limb support) on ground. Background masked.

Howard ambulance, side view, wooden box (for limb support) on ground. ...

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Gideon Welles to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, April 27, 1861  (Sends commission)
Civil War envelope showing Union soldier with bayoneted musket and bedroll at military camp and state seal of Connecticut

Civil War envelope showing Union soldier with bayoneted musket and bed...

Addressed to Mrs. Lydia Harris, care of H. Champlain, New London, Connecticut ; postmarked New Orleans, La., Jan. 17, 186[3?] ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Don To... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

Addressed to Capt. J. W. Clark, Fort C. F. Smith, Va.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notations on recto: Via Washington. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

Civil War envelope showing angel holding banner with message "The Union now, henceforth, for ever, amen"

Civil War envelope showing angel holding banner with message "The Unio...

Addressed to Mrs. Hannah Turner, Collinsville, Ills.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp." Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing flag]

[Civil War envelope showing flag]

Addressed to Miss Lide[?] Houskins, Clayton, Ad[am]s Co., Ill.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

James G. Blaine to Abraham Lincoln, February 1861  (Recommendation)
[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and the Constitution"]

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and th...

Addressed to Mr. Jacob Guyer[?], No. 9 Maiden Lane, N.Y. City; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on recto: Care D. Colton. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing fugitive slaves working as sappers and miners with General Benjamin Butler, bearing message "Contraband of war"]

[Civil War envelope showing fugitive slaves working as sappers and min...

Addressed to Miss Nancy Corss, East Smithfield, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: John B. Bradt to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, March 25, 1861 (Printed Receipt)
Civil War envelope showing Confederate stars and bars flag flying over tent

Civil War envelope showing Confederate stars and bars flag flying over...

Addressed to Miss Sallie Bagby, Covington, Georgia; postmarked Portsmouth, Virginia Aug. 27, 1861; hand-written paid. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: John L. Kimbrough, Confederate State... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding American flags above naval instruments]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding American flags above naval i...

Addressed to Mr. U.P. James, no. 167 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio; postmarked Union City, Ind., Jan. 13; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Envelope addressed to Genl. Henry A. Wise, Roanoke Island, N. Carolina]

[Envelope addressed to Genl. Henry A. Wise, Roanoke Island, N. Carolin...

Handwritten envelope addressed to General Henry Alexander Wise of General & Staff Confederate States Infantry Regiment; bears 5-cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... More

Andrew H. Foote to Gideon Welles, Tuesday, January 14, 1862  (Telegram regarding military affairs)
Letter from William P. Powell, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1862 July 14th

Letter from William P. Powell, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd ...

William P. Powell, a physician, writes to William Lloyd Garrison about the new boarding house for seamen he has opened with the American Seaman's Friend Society. Powell explains that while this work is not dire... More

Photo portrait of Alice P. Liddell by C.L. Dodgson

Photo portrait of Alice P. Liddell by C.L. Dodgson

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John Brough to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, July 20, 1864  (Introduction; endorsed by Andrew G. Curtin)
Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, June 7, 1864
Meredith P. Gentry to Thomas T. Eckert, Monday, February 22, 1864  (Telegram reporting that Maryland State Convention supports Lincoln)
[Envelope addressed to Lut. [i.e. Lieut.] Frank C. Barnes, Co. G, 56th Va. Regt., Point Lookout, Md.; postmarked Henderson, Ky.]

[Envelope addressed to Lut. [i.e. Lieut.] Frank C. Barnes, Co. G, 56th...

Handwritten envelope to Lieutenant Francis Cargill Barnes of Company G, 56th Virginia Infantry Regiment; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Co... More

Salmon P. Chase, March 2, 1864  (Memorandum on Pomeroy Circular)
John B. Shepard to Samuel L. Casey, Monday, February 22, 1864  (Telegram requesting Casey's presence at Cairo)
[Letter from Ulysses S. Grant to his father, from Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, April 21, 1863]

[Letter from Ulysses S. Grant to his father, from Milliken's Bend, Lou...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, no. 614 (1868 Oct. 3), p. 635.

Letter from Oliver Johnson, [New York, N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 7, 1870

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

Oliver Johnson inquires if William Lloyd Garrison is quite certain that he had not been paid for one of his articles published in the Independent, as Johnson states that the accounting ledgers show that a check... More

American Soap - the best. What America's sweetest singer says of Bayberry glycerine soap.

American Soap - the best. What America's sweetest singer says of Baybe...

Public domain photograph of American trade card, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Telegram, 1871 April] 7, Bremen [to] Levi

[Telegram, 1871 April] 7, Bremen [to] Levi

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Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Albert A. Michelson, May 14, 1881
Mount Fuji from "Letters from the Land of the Rising Sun. Being a selection from correspondence contributed to “The Times” between the years 1886 and 1892 ... With seventy-six illustrations"

Mount Fuji from "Letters from the Land of the Rising Sun. Being a sele...

This image has been taken from scan 000042 from "Letters from the Land of the Rising Sun. Being a selection from correspondence contributed to “The Times” between the years 1886 and 1892 ... With seventy-six il... More

archers from "Letters from the Land of the Rising Sun. Being a selection from correspondence contributed to “The Times” between the years 1886 and 1892 ... With seventy-six illustrations"

archers from "Letters from the Land of the Rising Sun. Being a selecti...

This image has been taken from scan 000034 from "Letters from the Land of the Rising Sun. Being a selection from correspondence contributed to “The Times” between the years 1886 and 1892 ... With seventy-six il... More

Simmel, Georg, 1858-1918 autograph letter signed to Hugo Münsterberg, Berlin, 6 May 1896
Manuscript document (Invoice) from T. D. Cook & Co. and Caterers, 6 March 1902
Russian-Japanese Peace Conference building -- Portsmouth, N.H.

Russian-Japanese Peace Conference building -- Portsmouth, N.H.

Written on image: AM Eng. Co., Boston. Postcard sent by newspaper correspondent Edmund Noble to his wife, Lydia. Text reads: Aug. 10, 7:30 a.m. Wentworth Hotel, Portsmouth. Dear Ma, The conference began yester... More

Kantor, N. Norbert, fl.1910 autograph letter signed to Hugo Münsterberg, New York, 25 April 1910
Are the folks at home backing us up? Are you[?] Buy more Liberty bonds

Are the folks at home backing us up? Are you[?] Buy more Liberty bonds

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Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee telegram (copy) to Jack Carney [Voice of Labor], Boston, Mass., August 29, 1921

Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee telegram (copy) to Jack Carney [Voice...

Mentioning [John] Beffel, Nockels and Art Shields. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Joseph Moro (Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee) typed letter signed, in Italian, to Leonardo Frisina (International Advertising Exchange), Boston, Mass., October 17, 1925
Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, August 1937

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, August 1937

excerpt: "I'm having a splendid time here at camp..." From: Correspondence Series

Production drive. Clearing house for the huge flood of correspondence which daily finds its way to the Production Drive Headquarters skating rink in the nation's capital

Production drive. Clearing house for the huge flood of correspondence ...

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Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, January 28, 1947
Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 2, 1955

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 2, 1955

excerpt: "Florence desperate news Edward Smith please call have him send details cast sets etc..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Felicia Bernstein to Helen Coates, 1959
Training SPECIALIST TECH. SGT. Mazie Sanders and 301st Communications Flight Commander MAJ. John W. Adams discuss some correspondence

Training SPECIALIST TECH. SGT. Mazie Sanders and 301st Communications ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Carswell Air Force Base State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. L.E. Lewis, Jr. Release Status: R... More

SEAMAN Sue Council sorts through incoming command correspondence in the administrative services branch. The photograph was taken on the 40th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

SEAMAN Sue Council sorts through incoming command correspondence in th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Bangor State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Sk Delfino L. Tiongco Release... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines with 3rd Battalion (BN), 8th Marines (MAR) (3/8), Camp LeJeune, North Carolina (NC), take a break from daily duties to talk and read correspondence from home during Operation CRIMSON TIDE. The Marines of 3/8, part of 2nd MAR DIV, are currently engaged in security and stabilization operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines with 3rd Battalion (BN), 8th Marines (M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: 8-Mar Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Matthew Hutchison, USMC Release ... More

A pen sitting on top of a piece of paper. Letters leave pen, computer communication.

A pen sitting on top of a piece of paper. Letters leave pen, computer ...

A close up of a pen on a piece of paper / A pencil on a painting / Public domain art photo.

A pen sitting on top of a wooden table. Letters envelope leave, computer communication.

A pen sitting on top of a wooden table. Letters envelope leave, comput...

A pen casts a shadow on a wooden surface. A pen casting a shadow on a piece of wood public domain stock photo.

A box filled with lots of mail sitting on top of a table. Letters leave communication, computer communication.

A box filled with lots of mail sitting on top of a table. Letters leav...

Visual patterns: A pile of mail sitting on top of a desk / A pile of mail sitting on top of a table - public domain stock photo.

A bunch of hearts are in an envelope. E-mail email announcement, computer communication.

A bunch of hearts are in an envelope. E-mail email announcement, compu...

Valentines day background with hearts in an envelope / A bunch of hearts are in an envelope / Public domain stock illustration.

William Richards. - Public domain portrait print

William Richards. - Public domain portrait print

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Hotel Dieu [New Orleans, La.] - Public domain dedication image

Hotel Dieu [New Orleans, La.] - Public domain dedication image

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2d Corp [i.e. Corps] Hospital [Brandy Station].

2d Corp [i.e. Corps] Hospital [Brandy Station].

The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of egg whites and salt, which creates a glossy surface to h... More

Slaughter Pen : Gettysburg. - Public domain dedication image

Slaughter Pen : Gettysburg. - Public domain dedication image

The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of egg whites and salt, which creates a glossy surface to h... More

Head Quarters F St. - Public domain dedication image

Head Quarters F St. - Public domain dedication image

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Camp near Brandy Station. - Public domain dedication image

Camp near Brandy Station. - Public domain dedication image

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Dutch Gap Canal. - Public domain dedication image

Dutch Gap Canal. - Public domain dedication image

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Hospital near Brandy Station. - Public domain dedication image

Hospital near Brandy Station. - Public domain dedication image

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Fredericksburg  [View of Fredericksburg from across river].

Fredericksburg [View of Fredericksburg from across river].

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Quaker guns. - Public domain dedication image

Quaker guns. - Public domain dedication image

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Main St. : Petersburg [Wagon train on street, church steeple in distance.]

Main St. : Petersburg [Wagon train on street, church steeple in distan...

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Four men in front of sheltered tent next to U.S. Christian Commission wagon, another tent at rear left.

Four men in front of sheltered tent next to U.S. Christian Commission ...

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Engineers camp on the Rappahannock.

Engineers camp on the Rappahannock.

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Pontoon bridges at Fredericksburg, Va.

Pontoon bridges at Fredericksburg, Va.

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Home : Capitol Hill. - Public domain dedication image

Home : Capitol Hill. - Public domain dedication image

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U.S. Sanitary Commission, Fredericksburg, four views.

U.S. Sanitary Commission, Fredericksburg, four views.

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Dynamometer. Feb. 3d 1865. - Public domain dedication image

Dynamometer. Feb. 3d 1865. - Public domain dedication image

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Wenham, Boston Committee of Correspondence Records

Wenham, Boston Committee of Correspondence Records

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Cambreling, Churchill C. - Samuel J. Tilden papers

Cambreling, Churchill C. - Samuel J. Tilden papers

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