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[US Historical Documents]

[US Historical Documents]

Gruber was charged with having incited a slave insurrection in a sermon. Shaw & Shoemaker 48588, 49633 Cohen, M.L. Bib. of early Amer. law, 12166 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web s... more

Memoirs of the revolution in Bengal, anno Dom. 1757 : by which Meer Jaffeir was raised to the government of that province, together with those of Babar and Orixa, including the motives to this enterprize, the method in which it was accomplished, and the benefits that have accrued from thence to that country, our United Company trading to the East Indies, and to the British nation.

Memoirs of the revolution in Bengal, anno Dom. 1757 : by which Meer Ja...

Published anonymously. Written by William Watts, formerly attributed to John Campbell. LC copy imperfect? Prelim. leaf may be wanting. ESTC T102030 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web ... more

A new map of North America from the latest discoveries.

A new map of North America from the latest discoveries.

Scale ca. 1:12,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 89 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2: 651/1 LAC scc 201... more

A vindication of Mr. Randolph's resignation

A vindication of Mr. Randolph's resignation

First impression contains errata statement indicating errors in "a few copies". Second impression contains additional extract of letter from Mr. Randolph to the printer regarding errata. Cf. Evans. Signatures: ... more

Second speech of the Hon. J. Randolph, on the nonimportant resolution of Mr. Gregg

Second speech of the Hon. J. Randolph, on the nonimportant resolution ...

Shaw & Shoemaker 11240 Also available in digital form.

An address to the people of New England

An address to the people of New England

Signatures: [1]⁴ 2-5⁴. Sowerby, E.M. Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 3462 Shaw, R.R. American bibliography, 15147 "Note": p. [1] at end. Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-05-08 no edits (1 card)

Mr. Bayard's speech upon his motion to amend the resolution offered by Mr. Giles,

Mr. Bayard's speech upon his motion to amend the resolution offered by...

Shaw & Shoemaker 16961 Also available in digital form.

Reflections upon the late correspondence between Mr. Secretary Smith, and Francis James Jackson ..

Reflections upon the late correspondence between Mr. Secretary Smith, ...

"Originally published in the Federal Republican of Baltimore." Shaw & Shoemaker 20278 Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-05-14 update (1 card)

A pastoral letter of the House of Bishops ..

A pastoral letter of the House of Bishops ..

Also available in digital form.

An address to the members of the American antiquarian society,

An address to the members of the American antiquarian society,

Shaw & Shoemaker 35553 Also available in digital form.

The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans : illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15, 1791

The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of t...

Logical arguments against slavery and the slave trade. Edwards advocates abolition of both in the U.S. and abroad. Appendix contains further agruments about manumission and alleged problem with it, especially i... more

A view of the present state of the African slave trade

A view of the present state of the African slave trade

Shoemaker 16238 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Proceedings and address of the New-Hampshire Republican state convention of delegates friendly to the election of Andrew Jackson to the next presidency of the United States, assembled at Concord, June 11 and 12, 1828
Letters on the Colonization Society; with a view of its probable results under the following heads: the origin of the Society, increase of the coloured population, manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies in favour of the Society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa, before the irruptions of the Barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C.F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S

Letters on the Colonization Society; with a view of its probable resul...

Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-04-24 no edits (1 card)

Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S

Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, unde...

Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-04-24 update (1 card)

...The despotism of freedom; or, The tyranny and cruelty of American Republican slave-masters, shown to be the worst in the world; in a speech, delivered at the first anniversary of the New England Anti-Slavery Society, 1833

...The despotism of freedom; or, The tyranny and cruelty of American R...

Checklist Amer. imprints 18211 Also available in digital form. Form AACR 2: qr05 08-10-94

Address of the New-York City Anti-Slavery Society to the people of the city of New-York

Address of the New-York City Anti-Slavery Society to the people of the...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The "extinguisher" extinguished!

The "extinguisher" extinguished!

Checklist Amer. imprints 26597

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the committee of the Legislature of Massachusetts, on the fourth and eighth of March, showing why there should be no penal laws enacted, and no condemnatory resolutions passed by the legislature, respecting abolitionitssic and anti-slavery societies

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the comm...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

New Jersey contested election

New Jersey contested election

Also available in digital form.

Proceedings of the opponents of the present administration, at public meetings, held in the City of Washington, February 15 and 18, 1840, with the address of Philip R. Fendall, esq

Proceedings of the opponents of the present administration, at public ...

Supporting the presidential candidacy of William Henry Harrison against Martin Van Buren. Caption title. Sabin 101950 Also available in digital form.

Remarks on the colonization of the western coast of Africa, by the free negroes of the United States, and the consequent civilization of Africa and suppression of the slave trade

Remarks on the colonization of the western coast of Africa, by the fre...

One Joseph Bryan argues here for African American colonization of Africa and for Congressional aid to send freed American slaves to Liberia. Appendix gives opinions, speeches, and resolutions of Jefferson, Madi... more

A sermon of the public function of woman : preached at the Music Hall, March 27, 1853

A sermon of the public function of woman : preached at the Music Hall,...

This sermon was one of a long series of sermons delivered by Parker on the "spiritual development of the human race." In one section containing four sermons devoted to women, Parker argues that women were preve... more

African colonization--its principles and aims

African colonization--its principles and aims

Also available in digital form.

The right way the safe way : proved by emancipation in the British West Indies, and elsewhere

The right way the safe way : proved by emancipation in the British Wes...

"Published and for sale at 5 Beekman Street." Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC brd 2019-04-25 no edits (1 card)

The relations and duties of free colored men in America to Africa : a letter to Charles B. Dunbar, M.D., Esq., of New York City

The relations and duties of free colored men in America to Africa : a ...

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation, and founded the Negro Academy. He addresses freed black Americans from Liberia. He does no... more

African colonization

African colonization

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Negro's place in nature: a paper read before the London Anthropological Society,

The Negro's place in nature: a paper read before the London Anthropolo...

In double columns. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The mastership and its fruits : the emancipated slave face to face with his old master : a supplemental report to Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War

The mastership and its fruits : the emancipated slave face to face wit...

An on-the-spot report on the master-slave relationship in recently freed territory in the lower Mississippi River valley. The report expresses optimism about the ability of freed slaves to adjust to the coming ... more

Petition and memorial of citizens of the United States to the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress assembled ..

Petition and memorial of citizens of the United States to the Senate a...

Signed: George B. Cheever, Edward Gilbert, Parker Pillsbury. "Adopted at a public meeting held in the Church of the Puritans in the city of New York, Thursday evening, November 30, 1865." Also available in digi... more

Democratic platform, people's resolutions: a republican form of government, definition, manhood suffrage

Democratic platform, people's resolutions: a republican form of govern...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Report of the Board of Education for Freedmen, Department of the Gulf, for the year 1864

Report of the Board of Education for Freedmen, Department of the Gulf,...

Account of the creation and sustaining of the first public schools for the children of freed slaves in and around New Orleans in 1864. The appendices contain enrollment figures by month and the general orders t... more

Colored suffrage : report submitted in the Board of Common Council

Colored suffrage : report submitted in the Board of Common Council

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 12628.

Suffrage in the District of Columbia

Suffrage in the District of Columbia

Also available in digital form.

Knocking at the door

Knocking at the door

Also available in digital form.

Prospectus of the American bureau of mines ..

Prospectus of the American bureau of mines ..

Also available in digital form.

Is the South ready for restoration?

Is the South ready for restoration?

Caption title. Also available in digital form.

Addresses and proceedings

Addresses and proceedings

Also available in digital form.

Trial by impeachment

Trial by impeachment

Also available in digital form.

Special report of the Librarian of Congress to the Joint Committee on the Library concerning the historical library of Peter Force, esq

Special report of the Librarian of Congress to the Joint Committee on ...

Description of the personal library of Peter Force, who was an archivist and mayor of Washington, D.C., in 1836; he collected tracts and other papers on North American colonization and the Revolutionary War. Si... more

Report of the Assistant Commissioner for Alabama

Report of the Assistant Commissioner for Alabama

1866- At head of title: Bureau of Refugees and Freedmen. Report year ends Sept. 30. Issue for 1867 also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. PREMARC/SERLOC merged record

Memoirs of the revolution in Bengal, anno Dom. 1757 : by which Meer Jaffeir was raised to the government of that province, together with those of Babar and Orixa, including the motives to this enterprize, the method in which it was accomplished, and the benefits that have accrued from thence to that country, our United Company trading to the East Indies, and to the British nation.

Memoirs of the revolution in Bengal, anno Dom. 1757 : by which Meer Ja...

Published anonymously. Written by William Watts, formerly attributed to John Campbell. LC copy imperfect? Prelim. leaf may be wanting. ESTC T102030 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web ... more

A vindication of Mr. Randolph's resignation

A vindication of Mr. Randolph's resignation

First impression contains errata statement indicating errors in "a few copies". Second impression contains additional extract of letter from Mr. Randolph to the printer regarding errata. Cf. Evans. Signatures: ... more

Second speech of the Hon. J. Randolph, on the nonimportant resolution of Mr. Gregg

Second speech of the Hon. J. Randolph, on the nonimportant resolution ...

Shaw & Shoemaker 11240 Also available in digital form.

An address to the people of New England

An address to the people of New England

Signatures: [1]⁴ 2-5⁴. Sowerby, E.M. Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 3462 Shaw, R.R. American bibliography, 15147 "Note": p. [1] at end. Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-05-08 no edits (1 card)

Mr. Bayard's speech upon his motion to amend the resolution offered by Mr. Giles,

Mr. Bayard's speech upon his motion to amend the resolution offered by...

Shaw & Shoemaker 16961 Also available in digital form.

Reflections upon the late correspondence between Mr. Secretary Smith, and Francis James Jackson ..

Reflections upon the late correspondence between Mr. Secretary Smith, ...

"Originally published in the Federal Republican of Baltimore." Shaw & Shoemaker 20278 Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-05-14 update (1 card)

A pastoral letter of the House of Bishops ..

A pastoral letter of the House of Bishops ..

Also available in digital form.

An address to the members of the American antiquarian society,

An address to the members of the American antiquarian society,

Shaw & Shoemaker 35553 Also available in digital form.

The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans : illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15, 1791

The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of t...

Logical arguments against slavery and the slave trade. Edwards advocates abolition of both in the U.S. and abroad. Appendix contains further agruments about manumission and alleged problem with it, especially i... more

A view of the present state of the African slave trade

A view of the present state of the African slave trade

Shoemaker 16238 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Proceedings and address of the New-Hampshire Republican state convention of delegates friendly to the election of Andrew Jackson to the next presidency of the United States, assembled at Concord, June 11 and 12, 1828
Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S

Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, unde...

Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-04-24 update (1 card)

Letters on the Colonization Society; with a view of its probable results under the following heads: the origin of the Society, increase of the coloured population, manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies in favour of the Society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa, before the irruptions of the Barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C.F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S

Letters on the Colonization Society; with a view of its probable resul...

Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-04-24 no edits (1 card)

Address of the New-York City Anti-Slavery Society to the people of the city of New-York

Address of the New-York City Anti-Slavery Society to the people of the...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

...The despotism of freedom; or, The tyranny and cruelty of American Republican slave-masters, shown to be the worst in the world; in a speech, delivered at the first anniversary of the New England Anti-Slavery Society, 1833

...The despotism of freedom; or, The tyranny and cruelty of American R...

Checklist Amer. imprints 18211 Also available in digital form. Form AACR 2: qr05 08-10-94

The "extinguisher" extinguished!

The "extinguisher" extinguished!

Checklist Amer. imprints 26597

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the committee of the Legislature of Massachusetts, on the fourth and eighth of March, showing why there should be no penal laws enacted, and no condemnatory resolutions passed by the legislature, respecting abolitionitssic and anti-slavery societies

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the comm...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

New Jersey contested election

New Jersey contested election

Also available in digital form.

Proceedings of the opponents of the present administration, at public meetings, held in the City of Washington, February 15 and 18, 1840, with the address of Philip R. Fendall, esq

Proceedings of the opponents of the present administration, at public ...

Supporting the presidential candidacy of William Henry Harrison against Martin Van Buren. Caption title. Sabin 101950 Also available in digital form.

Remarks on the colonization of the western coast of Africa, by the free negroes of the United States, and the consequent civilization of Africa and suppression of the slave trade

Remarks on the colonization of the western coast of Africa, by the fre...

One Joseph Bryan argues here for African American colonization of Africa and for Congressional aid to send freed American slaves to Liberia. Appendix gives opinions, speeches, and resolutions of Jefferson, Madi... more

A sermon of the public function of woman : preached at the Music Hall, March 27, 1853

A sermon of the public function of woman : preached at the Music Hall,...

This sermon was one of a long series of sermons delivered by Parker on the "spiritual development of the human race." In one section containing four sermons devoted to women, Parker argues that women were preve... more

African colonization--its principles and aims

African colonization--its principles and aims

Also available in digital form.

The right way the safe way : proved by emancipation in the British West Indies, and elsewhere

The right way the safe way : proved by emancipation in the British Wes...

"Published and for sale at 5 Beekman Street." Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC brd 2019-04-25 no edits (1 card)

The relations and duties of free colored men in America to Africa : a letter to Charles B. Dunbar, M.D., Esq., of New York City

The relations and duties of free colored men in America to Africa : a ...

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation, and founded the Negro Academy. He addresses freed black Americans from Liberia. He does no... more

African colonization

African colonization

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Negro's place in nature: a paper read before the London Anthropological Society,

The Negro's place in nature: a paper read before the London Anthropolo...

In double columns. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The mastership and its fruits : the emancipated slave face to face with his old master : a supplemental report to Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War

The mastership and its fruits : the emancipated slave face to face wit...

An on-the-spot report on the master-slave relationship in recently freed territory in the lower Mississippi River valley. The report expresses optimism about the ability of freed slaves to adjust to the coming ... more

Colored suffrage : report submitted in the Board of Common Council

Colored suffrage : report submitted in the Board of Common Council

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 12628.

Democratic platform, people's resolutions: a republican form of government, definition, manhood suffrage

Democratic platform, people's resolutions: a republican form of govern...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Report of the Board of Education for Freedmen, Department of the Gulf, for the year 1864

Report of the Board of Education for Freedmen, Department of the Gulf,...

Account of the creation and sustaining of the first public schools for the children of freed slaves in and around New Orleans in 1864. The appendices contain enrollment figures by month and the general orders t... more

Petition and memorial of citizens of the United States to the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress assembled ..

Petition and memorial of citizens of the United States to the Senate a...

Signed: George B. Cheever, Edward Gilbert, Parker Pillsbury. "Adopted at a public meeting held in the Church of the Puritans in the city of New York, Thursday evening, November 30, 1865." Also available in digi... more

Knocking at the door

Knocking at the door

Also available in digital form.

Prospectus of the American bureau of mines ..

Prospectus of the American bureau of mines ..

Also available in digital form.

Is the South ready for restoration?

Is the South ready for restoration?

Caption title. Also available in digital form.

Suffrage in the District of Columbia

Suffrage in the District of Columbia

Also available in digital form.