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City of Washington.

City of Washington.

Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1836 by H.S. Tanner ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, Capitol floorplan, a... more

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Print shows a view of the United States Capitol building from the west, with trees, pedestrians, and a carriage in an area that now forms the National Mall. Title from item.

Capitol Washington

Capitol Washington

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the east front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Title from item. Printed below image at center: Plumbeotype. (DLC/PP-47235) Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filin... more

U.S. Reports: Cookendorfer v. Preston, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 317 (1846)

U.S. Reports: Cookendorfer v. Preston, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 317 (1846)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 45; Howard Volume 4; January Term, 1846; Thomas Cookendorfer, Plaintiff in Error, v. Anthony Preston, Defendant in Error

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of t...

Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed above bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." Available also throug... more

To the voters of Washington ... [Washington, D. C.] J. N. Davis, printer, S. W. corner Pa. and 12th street. 1846.

To the voters of Washington ... [Washington, D. C.] J. N. Davis, print...

To the voters of Washington.; On verso, Copy 2: 29. 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 ... more

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workingman's and independent candidate! ... Many voters. May 21, 1846. [Washington, D. C.] Printed by James N. Davis, Southwest corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 12th street.

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workin...

Harkness, John C. 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 198, Folder 5.

Job and fancy printing office, High street, West side, between fourth and fifth streets, Georgetown, D. C ... F. W. De Krafft. January, 1847.

Job and fancy printing office, High street, West side, between fourth ...

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 198, Folder 11.

Order of exercizes for Rittenhouse academy, July 27, 1847 .... [Washington, D.C.] Wm. Q. Force, Print. 1847.

Order of exercizes for Rittenhouse academy, July 27, 1847 .... [Washin...

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 198, Folder 22. Copy scanned: 1

Horses for hire. Benjamin Bohrer, High, fronting West Street, Georgetown, D. C. would respectfully inform the citizens of Georgetown and its vicinity, that he keeps constantly for hire horses, buggies, and carriages ... Georgetown, D. C. F. W. D

Horses for hire. Benjamin Bohrer, High, fronting West Street, Georgeto...

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 198, Folder 13.

Brown's paintings, at the Odd-fellows' hall, on Monday night, Tuesday, and Tuesday night only, Sept. 27 and 28, 1847 ... [Washington, D. C. 1847].

Brown's paintings, at the Odd-fellows' hall, on Monday night, Tuesday,...

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 198, Folder 29. Copy scanned: 2

President's house after its destruction by the British

President's house after its destruction by the British

Print shows fire damage to the White House after burning by the British during the war of 1812. Title from item. Inscribed on mount: Watterson's new guide to Washington, 1847-48. Library has two impressions. Ph... more

The organ kicked out

The organ kicked out

The Senate's February 1847 resolution barring reporters and editors of the "Washington Union" from the Senate floor and gallery was the basis for the artist's demeaning portrayal of the newspaper's powerful edi... more

American agency office.. Washington, D. C. April, 1847. Dear Sir: The undersigned offers his services to those who may have claim for pensions of any description whatever ... John M. Thayer.

American agency office.. Washington, D. C. April, 1847. Dear Sir: The ...

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 198, Folder 15.

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Third story floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Third story ; John Haviland Archt Philadelphia 1847 ; Gentlemen's stair ; Ladies stair. Building originally Fountain Inn, then Irving Hotel (1848), then The Kirkwood House (1854). Demolis... more

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Principal floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Principal floor ; John Haviland Architect Philadelphia. 1847 ; Saloon ; Balconey ; Ladies dressing room ; Gent's dressing room ; Ladies stair-case ; Gentlemen's stair-case ; Piazza ; Ladi... more

"Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.] /

"Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.] /

Cadastral survey map. "Surveyed 6th Nov'r 1848." On verso in lead pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Torn, missing small sections along edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes ... more

Perpetual calendar. showing the day of any month corresponding to any day of the week, for the year 1775, to the year 2025 ... [Washington, D. C.] Barnard & Sandy. [c. 1848].

Perpetual calendar. showing the day of any month corresponding to any ...

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 199, Folder 17a.

A tea party will be held by the ladies of the E. Street Baptist church, at Odd-fellows hall, on Wednesday evening, December 6 ... [Washington, D. C.] Dec. 1, 1848.

A tea party will be held by the ladies of the E. Street Baptist church...

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 199, Folder 13.

Order of exercises for the celebration of the 72d anniversary of American independence by the Presbyterian sabbath school of Georgetown, D. C. ... Georgetown, D. C. De Krafft, printer. High St. [1848].

Order of exercises for the celebration of the 72d anniversary of Ameri...

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 199, Folder 8.

Southern gateway, Smithsonian Institution

Southern gateway, Smithsonian Institution

Published in Hints on Public Architecture by Robert Dale Oewn (1849), p. 109. Reference copy may be available in LOT 4386P. Title from item. Caption card tracings: Galleries...; PI WORKS; Gates; DC, Wash. Galle... more

Inauguration of Gen. Taylor, March fourth, 1849 / W.W. Butt.

Inauguration of Gen. Taylor, March fourth, 1849 / W.W. Butt.

President Taylor delivering his inaugural speech, on the steps of the Capitol. "From recent daguereotypes [sic] by Plumbe". Illus. in: Brother Jonathan, p. 1. Ref. copy in PRES FILE - Taylor, Zachary Inauguration.

U.S. Reports: McLaughlin v. Bank of Potomac et al., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 220 (1849)

U.S. Reports: McLaughlin v. Bank of Potomac et al., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 2...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 48; Howard Volume 7; January Term, 1849; Bridget McLaughlin, Appellant, v. The Bank of Potomac and others.

(No. 35) Circular to registers and receivers. Treasury department. [Washington D. C,] February 24th, 1849.

(No. 35) Circular to registers and receivers. Treasury department. [Wa...

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 199, Folder 19b.

Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.].

Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.].

Partial cadastral survey map showing mill, cistern, millrace, dam, and associated features. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, missing sections at edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Inclu... more

City of Washington.

City of Washington.

Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New univer... more

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 s... more

Main entrance, north front, Smithsonian Institution / W. Wade del.

Main entrance, north front, Smithsonian Institution / W. Wade del.

Photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing people standing at the front entrance to the Smithsonian Institution castle. Lower left corner: W Wade, del. Published in Historic of Public Architecture by Rob... more

U.S. Reports: Wilkes v. Dinsman., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 89 (1849)

U.S. Reports: Wilkes v. Dinsman., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 89 (1849)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 48; Howard Volume 7; January Term, 1849; Charles Wilkes, Plaintiff in error, v. Samuel Dinsman

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans.

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the...

Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Dist... more

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of t...

Shows block numbers, wards, and major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the L... more

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Photograph showing a 14 ton column being transported on a six wheel wagon drawn by oxen for an addition to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 33. Title from item. Reference copy in L... more

Washington aus der Vogelperspective / Druck v. Weger, Leipzig.

Washington aus der Vogelperspective / Druck v. Weger, Leipzig.

Engraving shows visitors on grounds of partially constructed United States Capitol building. Title from item.

A correct list of the members of the American council, alias Know nothings (Taken from the record,) residing in the fourth ward, Washington, City, D. C. [Washington, D. C. 185-].

A correct list of the members of the American council, alias Know noth...

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 203, Folder 42.

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the American Navy, now at Naval Academy school, Annapolis, Md.

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the A...

Photograph shows the Tripoli Naval Monument on the grounds of United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Moved in 1860 to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projected railroads from Danvers, Georgetown & Gloucester; showing the situation of the towns & villages, their distance from Boston & number of inhabitants.

Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projected railroa...

Outline map, oriented to the west, of the area north of Boston showing the rail network. Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Railroad maps, 234 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Li... more

U.S. Reports: Grove v. Brien et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 429 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Grove v. Brien et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 429 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 49; Howard Volume 8; January Term, 1850; Daniel L. Grove, Appellant, v. John McP. Brien, Robert Gilmor, William Fowle, William H. Fowle, and George D. Fowle, trading under the F... more

U.S. Reports: West v. Smith et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 402 (1850)

U.S. Reports: West v. Smith et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 402 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 49; Howard Volume 8; January Term, 1850; John West, Appellant, v. Joseph Smith and Ellen, his Wife.

Daniel Carroll of Duddington's family on porch of house, F and 2nd Streets, S.E., Washington, D.C.

Daniel Carroll of Duddington's family on porch of house, F and 2nd Str...

Photograph shows members of the family of Daniel Carroll (1764-1849) with African American man, seated and standing on the porch of Duddington house, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. Caption from another copy of ... more

A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad representing the most central, direct and practicable route for a great national and commercial highway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Northern Lakes, and by various branches and intersections with other Railways connecting with all the principal cities of the United States.

A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contempla...

The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selec... more

Map of the city of Washington D.C. /

Map of the city of Washington D.C. /

Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Sectional title at upper left: Plan of Georgetown. Includes ill. LC copies accompanied by cut-out title area from another copy, annotated on verso in ink: No. 4... more

City of Washington.

City of Washington.

Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, inde... more

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of t...

Shows block numbers, wards, and major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copy soiled, colored with yellow wash to show built-up areas, annotated in c... more

[Certificate of membership for the Washington National Monument Society] / Lith. by E. Weber & Co.

[Certificate of membership for the Washington National Monument Societ...

Certificate to raise funds to erect the Washington Monument shows two designs for the monument and two vignettes.

U.S. Reports: McClanahan v. Davis et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 170 (1850)

U.S. Reports: McClanahan v. Davis et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 170 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 49; Howard Volume 8; January Term, 1850; Thomas H. McClanahan, Administrator of William J. McClanahan, deceased, Complainant and Appellant, v. Richard Davis, William D. Nutt, Ad... more

The bloomer costume. As sung by Lewis Knight, at the Dramatic association, Forrest Hall Georgetown, D. C. [Georgetown, D. C. 1851].

The bloomer costume. As sung by Lewis Knight, at the Dramatic associat...

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 200, Folder 22.

The national union

The national union

A patriotic, illustrated sheet music cover for a song composed by Charles Collins, Jr., and dedicated to Kentucky senator Henry Clay. The work celebrates Clay's efforts to preserve the Union, and was a product ... more

City of Washington. Exhibit of buildings, &c. erected within the year 1850 ... John Sessford. January 1851. [Washington, 1851].

City of Washington. Exhibit of buildings, &c. erected within the year ...

Classified in F 198. S 49.; Title.; On verso, Copy 1 and Copy 2: 7-12-06 L.H.L.; On verso, Copy 1: F198.S49; on verso, Copy 2 F198.S49, and {Stamp} SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 10313 AUG. 20, 1855. Available also ... more