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Topic: plantations

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From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November 23. To Saturday November 27, 1714. By the King, a proclamation. Declaring His Majesty’s pleasure for continuing the officers in His Majesty’s plantations, till His Majesty’s p

From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November ...

Positive Photostat.; 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 ... more

A map of South Carolina from the Savannah Sound to St. Helena's Sound, with the several plantations, their proper boundary lines, their names, and the names of the proprietors included and the grants of lands belonging to Landgrave William Hodgson, coloured green and edged with red with additional plans of those plots which have been resurvey'd by order of Messrs. Boss & Brailsford the purchasers from Hodgson, who inherited from his ancestors, as they had their original grant, from the Palatinate Lord Carteret &c.

A map of South Carolina from the Savannah Sound to St. Helena's Sound,...

Scale ca. 1:167,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and edges. "F. AE. A." Includes list of proprietors and index to their lands. LC Maps o... more

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plantations within this Colony, not incorporated be, and they are hereby impowered to call a meeting of the inhabitants; which meeting shall be warned by a justice of the peace, w

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plan...

Positive Photostat.; Not in 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. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, February session, 1782. Whereas great frauds have been committed, and the recruiting service greatly injured by designing persons engaging recruits for the continental servic

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly,...

Evans 17700.; 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 165, Folder 11.

A view of the sea & beach, from Mr. James Newbolds plantation, near Indian River / Trenchard sculp.

A view of the sea & beach, from Mr. James Newbolds plantation, near In...

Print shows building on the waterfront of the Indian River Bay in Delaware.

An act to continue an act intituled, "And act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the states of Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island and Provedence plantations." so far as the same respects the states of Georgia …

An act to continue an act intituled, "And act declaring the assent of ...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 216, Folder 2a.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In Senate, June 14, 1804. Resolved, that the selectmen of the several towns and district, and the assessors of the unincorporated plantations … [Boston, 1804].

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In Senate, June 14, 1804. Resolved, tha...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 47, Folder 21. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 47, Folder 21. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images an... more

A map of the estate of Peter Langford Brooke, Esq., called the Wood situated in the Parish of St. John's, Antigua /

A map of the estate of Peter Langford Brooke, Esq., called the Wood si...

Includes indexes and statistical data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-18

A plan of the estate called Jonas's situated in the division of North Sound in the island of Antigua, the property of Peter Langford Brooke, Esqr. /

A plan of the estate called Jonas's situated in the division of North ...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes, statistical data, and col. ill. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-21

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vernon]

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vern...

Drawing shows a preliminary sketch, set on a grid, of the circular drive in front of the manor house at Mount Vernon, including outbuildings on the left and tall trees in the background.

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor ... of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. A proclamation. Whereas I have this day received from his Excellency John Tyler, President of the United States, a communication touching t

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor ... of the State of Rhode...

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 169, Folder 15. Copy scanned: 1

The tree of liberty.  The free population of the United States enjoying the refreshing shade of the tree of liberty

The tree of liberty. The free population of the United States enjoyin...

A somewhat puzzling commentary on two issues: slavery and economic protectionism. The date of the print is uncertain, but it may have appeared as part of the reaction against the Walker Tariff of 1846. A Northe... more

Buckingham Hall

Buckingham Hall

Book title page and frontispiece showing large plantation house.

map from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agriculture, horticulture, and botany of China. Third edition, etc"

map from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea...

This image has been taken from scan 000345 from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agricu... more

hemp palm from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agriculture, horticulture, and botany of China. Third edition, etc"

hemp palm from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the Briti...

This image has been taken from scan 000398 from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agricu... more

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations"

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantati...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created b... more

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations"

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantati...

This image has been taken from scan 000147 from volume 02 of "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created b... more

U.S. Reports: Kock v. Emmerling, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 69 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Kock v. Emmerling, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 69 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 63; Howard Volume 22; December Term, 1859; Charles Kock, Plaintiff in Error, v. Louis Emmerling

U.S. Reports: McMicken's Executors v. Perin, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 282 (1860)

U.S. Reports: McMicken's Executors v. Perin, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 282 (18...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 63; Howard Volume 22; December Term, 1859; Charles McMicken's Executors, viz: William Crossman, Freeman G. Carey, and William M. F. Hewson, v. Franklin Perin

Hermitage.
Hermitage.
Verplank House on the Hudson

Verplank House on the Hudson

Stereograph showing a side view of Verplank house and plantation. Handwritten note on verso: "At Aunt Sadies on the Hudson by S.W. [last name illegible]. FWC 6/5/41. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part o... more

The "contraband" schottische

The "contraband" schottische

A sheet music cover with a comic scene of escaping slaves, produced around the time of Union general Benjamin F. Butler's declaration of such fugitives as contraband of war. (See "The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine," n... more

The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine

The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine

On May 27, 1861, Benjamin Butler, commander of the Union army in Virginia and North Carolina, decreed that slaves who fled to Union lines were legitimate "contraband of war," and were not subject to return to t... more