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Night and Day from BL Royal 20 A III, f. 100v

Night and Day from BL Royal 20 A III, f. 100v

Ink diagram of day and night. Image taken from f. 100v of L'image du monde. Written in French.

Ornament with Owl Mocked by Day Birds

Ornament with Owl Mocked by Day Birds

Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how long Lord, holy and true? Apocal. Cap. 6, verse 10

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how...

Print shows the Pope seated on throne slaying sheep being held by a monk, dead sheep at his feet, while two men burn at the stake in the background; with biblical verse above and below image. Title from item. I... more

The First Day (Dies I), from the series The Creation of the World

The First Day (Dies I), from the series The Creation of the World

Jan Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1571–1628 Amsterdam)

The Second Day (Dies II), from the series The Creation of the World

The Second Day (Dies II), from the series The Creation of the World

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

The Third Day ( Dies III), from the series The Creation of the World

The Third Day ( Dies III), from the series The Creation of the World

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

The Fourth Day (Dies IV), from the series The Creation of the World

The Fourth Day (Dies IV), from the series The Creation of the World

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

The Fifth Day (Dies V), from the series The Creation of the World

The Fifth Day (Dies V), from the series The Creation of the World

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

The Sixth Day (Dies VI), from the series The Creation of the World

The Sixth Day (Dies VI), from the series The Creation of the World

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

Fleuron from "A True report of the horrible Murther [of Joan Wilson], which was committed in the house of Sir Ierome Bowes Knight, on the 20. day of February ... 1606 [by Edward Wilson and Robert Tetherton]. With the apprehension, detection and execution of the offenders"

Fleuron from "A True report of the horrible Murther [of Joan Wilson], ...

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "A True report of the horrible Murther [of Joan Wilson], which was committed in the house of Sir Ierome Bowes Knight, on the 20. day of February ... 1606 [by Edwa... more

Decoration ordered by Cardinal de Retz in the Church of San Luigi, Rome, for the Saint's Feast Day

Decoration ordered by Cardinal de Retz in the Church of San Luigi, Rom...

Dominique Barrière (French, Marseille 1610–1678)

At a General Court held at Boston in New England the second day of October 1678. [A proclamaton for a day of fasting and prayer November 21, 1678] [Cambridge, Printed by Samuel Green 1678].

At a General Court held at Boston in New England the second day of Oct...

Positive Photostat.; Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 33... more

At the Convention of the Governour and council, an representatives of the Massachusets Colony [A proclamation setting apart September 19, 1689 as a fast day]. [Cambridge Printed by Samuel Green 1689].

At the Convention of the Governour and council, an representatives of ...

Positive Photostat.; Thanksgiving proclamation. 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 33... more

Procession of the Doge to the Bucintoro on Ascension Day, with a View of Venice, ca. 1565

Procession of the Doge to the Bucintoro on Ascension Day, with a View ...

Jost Amman (Swiss, Zurich before 1539–1591 Nuremberg)

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709 /

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710 /

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's b...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711 /

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712 /

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713 /

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet natation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composted by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fourteen couplet d... more

An elegy in memory of the worshipful Major Thomas Leonard Esq. Of Taunton in New-England: who departed this life on the 24th day of November, AnnoDomini, 1713. In the 73d year of his age. [Boston. Printed by B. Green? 1713].

An elegy in memory of the worshipful Major Thomas Leonard Esq. Of Taun...

Positive Photostat.; Ones Photostat and the other photograph.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies ... more

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714 /

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The five couplet dance ... more

By the governour, a proclamation Whereas at the General Court holden at New Haven, the thirteenth day of this present month, ... it was agreed and resolved by the following act, that the several laws formerly made for the suppressing and punishi

By the governour, a proclamation Whereas at the General Court holden a...

Positive Photostat.; Proclamation.; Imprint 3.; 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... more

This is a draft of a parcell [i.e. parcel] of salt meadow together with severall [i.e. several] hummuks [i.e. hummocks] of upland therein contained lying in the township of Westerly belonging to Mr. William Champlin : measured and drafted this 17th day of September 1717 for M[r.] Daniell [i.e. Daniel] Brown.

This is a draft of a parcell [i.e. parcel] of salt meadow together wit...

Cadastral map showing Champlin's property extending from "the sea shore" to "the salt pond" and including island in salt pond. Also indicates that property north of that of Champlin is "Noyces land." Oriented ... more

Province of the Massachusetts Bay. Jeremiah Allen, Esq; Treasurer and receiver general for His Majesties said Province. To [blank] constable or collector of the Town of [blank] Greetings, &c. … Given under my hand & seal at Boston, the fifth day

Province of the Massachusetts Bay. Jeremiah Allen, Esq; Treasurer and ...

Tax warrant filled in in mss. for the town of Salem. and signed by Jeremiah Allen.; Ford 540.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as... more

A Dandy of More Than Questionable Morals Out Walking on a Cold Day

A Dandy of More Than Questionable Morals Out Walking on a Cold Day

Attributed to Ishikawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1711–1785) Edo period (1615–1868)

'The law of the leper in the day of his cleansing'

'The law of the leper in the day of his cleansing'

Johann Melchior Füssli (Swiss, Zurich 1677–1736 Zurich)

A perpetual almanack: the prime, epact, cycle of the sun, dominical letter, moon's age, high water, day of the month, day of the week, what days of the month all the Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, &c in any month of any year fall on lea

A perpetual almanack: the prime, epact, cycle of the sun, dominical le...

Photostat.; On verso: R. I. Bds. n.d. 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 171, Folder 18.

An elegy upon the much lamented deaths of two desireable brothers the two eldest sons of Capt. Joshua and Mrs. Comfort Weeks, of Greenland; who departed this life in February 1735,6 the youngest whose name was Ichabod, died the 3d day, in the 22

An elegy upon the much lamented deaths of two desireable brothers the ...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 33.

Post Meridies, from the Hours of the Day

Post Meridies, from the Hours of the Day

Jean Mondon le fils (active Paris, 1736–45)

Morning (The Four Times of Day)

Morning (The Four Times of Day)

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Night (The Four Times of Day)

Night (The Four Times of Day)

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Night: The Four Times of Day

Night: The Four Times of Day

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Evening: The Four Times of Day

Evening: The Four Times of Day

Bernard Baron (French, Paris 1696–1762 London)

Morning: The Four Times of the Day

Morning: The Four Times of the Day

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Noon (The Four Times of Day)

Noon (The Four Times of Day)

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Evening (The Four Times of Day)

Evening (The Four Times of Day)

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Noon: The Four Times of Day

Noon: The Four Times of Day

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

This indenture made the ninth day of September Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and forty … by and between [blank] on the one part … Directors of the Manufactory Company of Boston … [Boston? 1740] [Positive Photostat].

This indenture made the ninth day of September Anno Domini one thousan...

Filled in in mss for Frances Miller.; Ford 745.; 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 Collectio... more

An act passed by the great and General Court or Assembly of His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Boston upon Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May 1746. And continued by adjournments to Wednesday the

An act passed by the great and General Court or Assembly of His Majest...

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 34, Folder 44.

At a great and General court of Assembly for the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, begun and held at Boston the 27th day of May 1747, and continued by adjournment and prorogation to the 3d of February following. March 2d 1747 [-48] The followin

At a great and General court of Assembly for the Province of the Massa...

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 34, Folder 46.

Rebell Gratitude, or a representation of the treachery and barbarity of two rebell officers at the Battle of Culloden...(which) greatly heightened the slaughter that was that day made of their party...this battle was fought 16 April 1746

Rebell Gratitude, or a representation of the treachery and barbarity o...

Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cartoons, British - 1745-1747; Hist. Gt. Brit.; Hist Sco... more

A mournful lamentation for the sad and deplorable death of Mr. Old Tenor, a native of New-England, who after a long confinement, by a deep and mortal wound which he received above twelve months before, expired on the 31st day of March, 1750. He

A mournful lamentation for the sad and deplorable death of Mr. Old Ten...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Title.; On verso of copy 2: Source unknown, Sep. 18 1943.; Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 35, Folder 2a. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 35, Folder 2a. Availabl... more

By His Excellency, Thomas Pownall, Esq; Captain-general and governor in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. &c. &c. a proclamation for proroguing the general court … unto Wednesday the second day of

By His Excellency, Thomas Pownall, Esq; Captain-general and governor i...

Proclamatkon.; Imprint 3.; 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 35, Folder 22.

By the Honourable His Majesty’s council, of the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for proroguing the General court … to Tuesday the sixteenth day of said August … Given at Boston the twenty-sixth day of July, 1757

By the Honourable His Majesty’s council, of the province of the Massac...

Imprint 3.; Proclamation.; 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 35, Folder 21.

Colchester, May the: 6:th: Day: A.D.: 1765.

Colchester, May the: 6:th: Day: A.D.: 1765.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1024 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the eighth day of May, A. D. 1766. [Grant of a Brief to Eleazor Wheelock for support of the Indian Charity School.] New-London: Printed by T.

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Con...

Positive Photostat.; Indian Charity School.; Wheelock Eleazar.; 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 Epheme... more

At a meeting of the freeholders and other inhabitants of the Town of Boston, legally qualified and warned, in public town-meeting, assembled at Faneuil-Hall on Monday the 21st day of April AnnoDomini 1766. Voted that the selectmen be desir’d, wh

At a meeting of the freeholders and other inhabitants of the Town of B...

Positive Photostat.; Stamp act.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 du... more

Articles and regulations of the Friendly society of tradesman, house carpenters, in the City of New York, made and agreed upon the 10th day of March, in the year of our Lord, 1767, for the uses and considerations herein after mentioned. [New Yor

Articles and regulations of the Friendly society of tradesman, house c...

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 102, Folder 44a.

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues, etc., 1760-1820 (George III), Anno regni Georgii III...At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the nineteenth day of May, 1761..., London, M. Baskett, 1767

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues,...

No. 1 in a series of statues lettered: Four acts relating to the tea tax, 1767-1778.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec on the north shore of the river St. Laurence - from this place 1500 chosen troops at the break of day fell down the river on the ebb of tide to the place of landing 13 Sept. 1759 Vue de Cap Rouge vulgairement Carouge, a 9 miles au dessus de la ville de Québec - sur le bord septentrional de la riviere de St. Laurent - c'est de Carouge que 1500 himmes de troupes choisies descendirent avec la marée au lieu de debarquement 13 Sept. 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec o...

Print shows a ship on the Saint Lawrence River with a rowboat of troops disembarking at a point above the city of Québec. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 i... more

An elegy on the much lamented death of the Reverend Mr. George Whitefield, who died at New-berry port in New-England, on the 1st day of October 1770. [1770].

An elegy on the much lamented death of the Reverend Mr. George Whitefi...

Positive Photostat.; Whitefield, George.; Verse.; 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 Collecti... more

A funeral elegy, on the Rev’d and renowned George Whitefield, Chaplain to the Right honorable the Countess of Huntington, &c. Who departed this life at Newbury-Port, on Sabbath morning the 30h. day of September, 1770. AEt. 56. [Boston 1770].

A funeral elegy, on the Rev’d and renowned George Whitefield, Chaplain...

Positive Photostat.; Another issue lacks the cut of coffin and skull and cross bones; Verse.; Whitefield, George.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimil... more

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. You are come here this day to determine whether you will be freemen or slaves. The New-Yorkers have betrayed a meaness and cowardice in deserting us in the present important j

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. ...

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 143, Folder 14.

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the UnitedColonies of America to serve from the date hereof until the fifteenth day of January next, if the service requires it ... [n. p., 177-].

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

Not in Ford or Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. 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 40, Folder 40.

A Breezy Day
A funeral elegy, on the Revd. And renowned George Whitefield, chaplain to the right honorable the Countess of Huntington, &c. Who departed this life at Newbury-Port, on Sabbath morning the 30th day of September 1770 AEt. 56 [Boston? 1770?].

A funeral elegy, on the Revd. And renowned George Whitefield, chaplain...

Positive Photostat.; Differs from another issue which has cut of coffin and skull and cross bones at head. Also differs in size.; Whitefield, George.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web s... more

To the people called freeholders and freemen of the "dirty corporation" of the City of New York ... Given under my hand, in Council, with my faithful allies aforesaid, this 21st day of February, being Monday, and in the sixth year of my Dominion

To the people called freeholders and freemen of the "dirty corporation...

Imprint 2.; Title. @+@; On verso: S; 1772, ?. 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 104... more

The following piece, which was desired to be inserted in the New-York Journal of this day, December 24, 1772, but omitted for want of room, will be inserted next week. To the printer of the New York Journal. Sir. The approaching anniversary fest

The following piece, which was desired to be inserted in the New-York ...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Dec 24, 1772. 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 104, Folder 28.

The particulars of the late melancholy and shocking tragedy, which happened at Salem, near Boston, on Thursday, the 17th day of June 1773 [Boston 1773].

The particulars of the late melancholy and shocking tragedy, which hap...

Positive Photostat. 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 Collection; Portfolio 37, Folder ... more

A Plan of the Durham lands on the River Delaware in Bucks Cou[nty] : to be sold at public vendue on the premisses the 3rd day of May 1773.

A Plan of the Durham lands on the River Delaware in Bucks Cou[nty] : t...

Covers township of Durham, Bucks County, Pa. Cadastral map showing lots, lot numbers, and prices. Hills, forges, mansion-house, and major trees shown pictorially. Title in lower margin in ink. Oriented with nor... more

New York City. ff. Personally appeared Moses Sherwood and William Bennett, both constables of said City and being duly sworn, depose and faith, that on Saturday morning, between the hours of five and six o'clock, the second day of this instant O

New York City. ff. Personally appeared Moses Sherwood and William Benn...

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 105, Folder 7.

At a meeting of delegates of the towns in the counties of New-London and Windham, convened at Norwich, the 8th day of September, 1774. to consult for their common safety, &c ... Norwich, Printed by Judah P. Spooner [1774].

At a meeting of delegates of the towns in the counties of New-London a...

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 3, Folder 29.

At a meeting of the following gentlemen, being committee from every town and district in the County of Middlesex and Province of Massachusetts-Bay, held at Concord in said County, on the 30th end 31st day of August 1774, to consult upon measures

At a meeting of the following gentlemen, being committee from every to...

Ford 1702.; Evans 13439.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate... more

Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the House, according to the order of the day, proceeded to the consideration of the bill, for dividing Orange County, whereupon J n D N x, Esq; delivered himself as follows ... [Ne

Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the H...

Imprint 2.; Orange County.; On verso: S; March 3, 1772. 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; Por... more

To the public. Stop him! Stop him! Stop him! In this day of trial- At this great and important period- When our lives liberties, and estates; nay when our very religion and all that is, or can be, dear to us, as freemen, are at stake; we cannot

To the public. Stop him! Stop him! Stop him! In this day of trial- At ...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Nov 21, 1774. 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 107, Folder 11.

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United Colonies of America, to serve from the date hereof until the fifteenth day of January next, if the service requires it; and each one of us do engage to furnis

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

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 38, Folder 36.

Prospect Hill. Bunker’s Hill. I. Seven dollars a month. - - I. Three pence a day. II. Fresh provisions, and in plenty. - - II. Rotten salt pork. III. Health. - - - - III. The scurvy. IV. Freedom, ease, affluence and a good farm. IV. Slavery, beg

Prospect Hill. Bunker’s Hill. I. Seven dollars a month. - - I. Three p...

Propaganda hand bills.; Stamped on verso: 452. 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 Collec... more

Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial Congress, in order that the duration of their power might be limited to a short period, did, by their resolve dated the 10th day of October last, and inserted in the publick n

Committee chamber, New-York, November 3, 1775. Whereas the Provincial ...

Imprint 3.; On verso: 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 108, Folder 39.