An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
Circular. Philadelphia. August 3, 1792. Sir. By the enclosed copy of the minutes of the proceedings of a general meeting of the Citizens of Philadelphia, you will preceive, that the Citizens are desirous to obtain information of the sense of the
Circular. Quarter master general's office. Washington, February 28th, 1835. Sir: Herewith you will receive a copy of a letter from the Second Comptroller to me dated February 24th, 1835, in regard to the actual expenses of transportation of paym
Circular. Richmond, October 17th, 1803 Sir. As the 30th section of the act "Concerning slaves, free negroes and mulattoes" enacted." "That no slave shall be condemned unless all the justices sitting upon his or her trial shall agree in opinion t
Circular. Rooms of State central committee, Charleston 21st October, 1867. At a meeting of the State central committee and the presidents or delegates of the Union league of America, held in the city of Columbia, on the 16th and 17th insts., the
Circular. Sir You must know, that it is above ten years since I left the District of Columbia, and went out to Pittsburgh, and must inform you that I contributed, for the people of the United States important services, (after the war was declare
Circular. Sir. A number of your fellow-citizens, electors from different towns of the County of Ulster, have met this day for the purpose of nominating proper characters to fill the important offices of governor and lieutenant governor of this s
... Circular. Sir. You must know, that it is above ten years since I left the District of Columbia, and went out to Pittsburgh and will inform you that I contributed, for the people of the United States important service, after the war was decla
Circular. Sir.- The present is a momentous crisis, in the affairs of our State. A convention of the delegates of the people, legally assembled, has framed, with extraordinary unanimity, and in a spirit of magnanimous compromise, a Constitution f
Circular. Sir: It gives me pleasure to announce to you, that on the 26th inst. a number of gentlemen residing in Santa Fé, formed an association, called "The historical society of New Mexico ... Santa Fé, New Mexico. December 30, 1859.
Circular. State of Connecticut, Hartford, September 18th, 1798. We enclose you an act passed the 9th day of July last, entitled, "An act to provide for the valuation of lands and dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves within the United S
Circular. The Ministers and messengers of the Societies in the belief of the doctrine of Universal salvation by Jesus Christ, assembled in annual convention, at Turner, District of Maine, September 4th, 1805.
Circular. The Washington City Young men's Christian association is a union of the young men of all the Evangelical churches of the city, for the moral, mental, and religious improvement of themselves, and all who shall come within their influenc
Circular. The editors of "The Collegian" beg leave to make a plain statement of their necessities, to those subscribers who are yet delinquent ... The editors March 11, 1840. [Charlottesville, Va. 1840].
Circular. The following circular exhibits the final standing of each member of the Senior class, with the exception of those cases in which the number representing scholarship would be less than 70: also a list of the speakers appointed for the
Circular. The patriotic society of New-Castle county, in the State of Delaware, to the patriotic societies throughout the United States. Fellow citizens ... Signed by order of the society, James M'Cullough, President. [179-?].
Circular. The subscribers would respectfully inform the residents of Boston Highlands that they have purchases of Mrs. Caroline Hentz the confectionary establishment No. 1877 Washington Street ... M. F. Brigham & Son. Boston Highlands, March 16,
Circular. The undersigned, being desirous of obtaining the office of door-keeper to the House of representatives presents to you the following testimonials, and respectfully solicits your vote. Capt. John Martin. Washington City November 30, 184
Circular. The undersigned, committees appointed by the towns of Wiscasset and Alma to address the charitable and humane in behalf of the unfortunate, have the honor to communicate to you a circular to be laid before the citizens of your place fo
Circular. To Editors and printers of public journals throughout the United States. Should the following circular meet your approbation, and should you feel disposed to promote the interests of this Institution, by giving it publicity in your res
Circular. To the bondholders and creditors of the City of Alexandria, Virginia. Experience having demonstrated that the city of Alexandria is utterly unable to pay the interest on the municipal debt ... has appointed a committee to call a meetin
Circular. To the people of Fayette, Woodford and Clark Counties. Fellow Citizens. the nineteenth Congress having closed its second session, and the term for which I was elected having expired, I feel it my duty ... to give a brief detail of its
Circular. To the people of Kentucky. [Kentucky] S. Penn, Jr. printer, 1828.
Circular. To the suffrage men of Rhode-Island. Fellow-Citizens. We, whose names are hereto appended, were, and still are, in favor of a constitutional form of government for the State of Rhode-Island ... [1843?].
Circular. To the voters of Greene County. ... Dec. 11, 1869.
Circular. To the voters of the Counties of Randolph, Tucker, Barbour, Upshur, Lewis, Gilmer and Calhoun. Fellow-citizens. I am a candidates to represent you in the State senate of Virginia ... Blackwell Jackson. Weston, Lewis co., Va., May 11th,
Circular. Washington, February 26th, 1825. To the free and independent citizens of the 8th Congressional district in the State of Tennessee.
Circular. Washington, November 9th, 1840 Dear Sir: In the full conviction that the bill providing satisfaction for the French spoliations prior to 1800, which is now pending in Congress, would be greatly aided and indeed voted at the coming sess
Circular. Washington. July 19, 1828 Dear Sir: Being desirous to give you entire satisfaction, in regard to the commissions which have been charged by the agents who prosecuted your claim before Congress, for Revolutionary services, I must now re
Circular. [Cincinnati, 1864].
(Circular.) Agency of French spoliation claims. Dear Sir: The bill providing indemnity for the sufferers from French spoliations, prior to the convention with France of 1800, has passed the Senate by a large majority of two to one, and is now in
(Circular.) American and foreign agency for claims, Uc. under the direction of Aaron H. Palmer ... New York, December 7, 1829.
(Circular.) British and foreign anti-slavery society for the abolition of slavery and the slave-trade throughout the world. 27 New Broad Street, London, June 13, 1842.
(Circular.) Council Chamber, Nov. 24th, 1809. Gentlemen, The subjoined copy of an advice of the Council of state, is explicit as to the object therein contemplated. Its importance will no doubt obtain from you the proper attention, which is expe
(Circular.) Council chamber, Annapolis, March 31, 1806. Sir. In pursuance of the direction of the General Assembly of Maryland, I have the honour of transmitting to your Excellency an authenticated copy of a resolution respecting the importation
(Circular.) In Council October 5, 1810. Gentlemen, As there is reason to believe that in many of the counties and corporations of the commonwealth, the office of Escheator is vacant I have, in pursuance of an advice of the Council of state, to r
(Circular.) In Council, 8th of January, 1798. Gentlemen, My official duty calls upon me to request your particular attention to the law relative to the appointment and duties of sheriffs ... Your most obedient servant. [Signed in Mss.] James Woo
(Circular.) Navy department, November 6, 1861. The attention of commanding officers in their duties, from the 29th article of the act of April 23, 1800, for the better government of the Navy ... [Washington, 1861].
(Circular.) Philadelphia April 21st, 1800 Dear Sir. Since my circular letter of the 23d of January, many subjects of national concern, having either been acted upon by Congress, or are in a train for decision, I now communicate in detail, such o
(Circular.) Richmond. January 25, 1794. Gentlemen. It is essentially necessary that all vacancies in the office of Escheator, within this Commonwealth be filled up. I request you will be so good as to recommend to me, without delay, a fit person
(Circular.) Richmond. Supervisor's office. December 31, 1795. Gentlemen. In the course of examining the late revenue returns and accounts which have come into this office, it is found necessary to call your attention to several of your respectiv
(Circular.) Sir. I herewith enclose you a copy of the general orders which I have given in consequence of a requisition from the president of the United States ... Js. Barbour [Richmond, 1812?].
(Circular.) To. Agreeably to the advice of many Democratic Republicans in various parts of the state, a Central committee of consultation and correspondence has been organized, with a view to produce that united effort necessary to the preservat
(Circular.) Washington, Pa. Jan. 1st,1822 Madam. You are now addressed as a member of a republic, blest by nature with all the necessaries and many of the luxuries of life [Requesting the women of America to confine their purchases for apparel t
Circular: Mint of the United States, Philadelphia, July 26th, 1853. The Director of the Mint, under the sanction of the 7th section of the act of March 3, 1853, authorising new devices for the silver coinage of the United States, and with the ap
Circulating kalendar to find the days of the month answering to the days of the week for every year in the nineteenth century. [n. p. 1824].
Circumnavigation of Lake Chala. From native sultan to sultan among the Masai and other tribes in East Africa. Mrs. M. French-Sheldon (Bébé Bwana ... will deliver her first lecture in Washington, D. C., for the National Geographical Society ... F
A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of April 1775, on his Majesty’s troops. By a number of the people of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. On Tuesday the 18th of April, about half past 10 at night, Lieutenant Colonel
Circus Royal, Colchester. To Mr. Batty, after visiting his olympic pavilion, now at Colchester ... C. C. Great Totham, September 1842.
The "Circus poster." ... Find a way to earn some money, save it, invest it, that is, buy thrift stamps and war-saving stamps, Your money will grow. Try it. [1918?].
Circus. Monday evening, March 9, 1829. The managers have the honor to announce the engagement of Mr. Gaither, who, having astonished all Europe, with his wonderful feats, will appear before a Washington audience ... [Washington, 1829].
Citizen Sans Culotte and Mr. Armstrong. The singular and curious entertainment, which the Citizen Sans Culotte and Mr. Aristocrat give every evening precisely at 7 o'clock, in Cherry Alley, No. 9, will take place until Saturday next the 5th of A
The Citizens calendar. 1835. [Troy, N. Y. 1834].
Citizens of America! Repeatedly have you shown yourselves the friends and benefactors of mankind, and by your liberality relieved many from destruction---- The deplorable situation of a large class of an unfortunate Congregation (late inhabitant
Citizens of Boston! On Monday next you will be called upon to perform a very important duty. ... On Monday we shall be called upon to perform a different duty, and that is, to vote for worthy men, without regard to party, who shall manage the af
Citizens of Boston. The President of the United States has called for the services of three hundred thousand more volunteers. Massachusetts should furnish fifteen thousand of these, and the proper quota from the City of Boston will be about twen
Citizens of Massachusetts, read this!! Debate on the President's message, inclosing Mr. Canning's letter and Mr. Pinkney's answer. Speech delivered in Congress, Jan. 17, 1809, by Philip B. Key; the same man whose speech was published by the Fede
The citizens of New-York are informed, that at a respectable meeting of inhabitants of this City, the necessity of giving the impost to Congress was unanimously agreed on as a system alone sufficiently efficacious to give energy to the Union. Th
Citizens of Rhode-Island! Read! Mark! learn! From the following extract from Article 2d of the so called "People's Constitution," it will be seen who have and who have not a right to vote under that Constitution ... Providence, Feb. 18, 1842.
The citizens of Yonkers and vicinity opposed to the extension of slavery .... invited to attend a meeting at the Yonkers Lyceum, Getty House, on Saturday evening, June 21st, 1856.
Citizens: black & white. March on the 4th of July with Colonel Hassan & Blackman's Development Center to stop illegal drug traffic!! Help make the 4th of July 1970 a day to remember with pride by black and white Americans. [Washington] 1970.
City affairs. To the editors. Messrs. Gales & Seaton: In enclose you for publication an exhibit of the improvements made within the year 1827, and also a tabular statement of the number of deaths in each month, during the same period, &c. J. Ses
City charter. As the president of the United States has designed Monday, the 15th instant, as the day for taking the sense of the people of Washington for or against the new code, and as there is another question on which the people of Washingto
City council of Jacksonville on the currency question ... Dec. 19th, 1867.
City dictation!!! To the Democrats of Allegheny County. You have doubtless heard of the nomination of George R. Riddle for the office of prothonotary, by the Democratic convention of August 30th on the 6th ballot ... Democrats! will you be base
City of Albany, February 16, 1792. On the 13th instant a letter was received by Abraham Ten Broeck, Esquire, from a gentleman in New York, informing that Judge Yates had publicly declined standing a candidate for Governor, and inclosing the foll
City of Boston. All persons within the City of Boston having gunpowder or fireworks on their premises contrary to the laws of the Commonwealth, and the rules and regulations of the Board of Engineers of the Boston Fire Department are hereby noti
City of Boston. An ordinance relating to obstructions in the streets ... [Boston, 1844.].
City of Boston. Boston water work ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about three hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works A. Stanwood. S pt. of Repairs of E. Division. [Nov. 13, 1860].
City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about five hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works. A. Stanwood, Supt. of Eastern Division ... J. E. Farwell & Co.
City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about five hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works. E. R. Jones, Supt. of Eastern Division ... J. E. Farwell & Co.
City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about five hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works. E. R. Jones, Supt. of Eastern Division [May 19, 1864].
City of Boston. Boston water works .... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about three hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works ... [Boston. N. D.].
City of Boston. Extract from the City ordinance in relation to the common, public garden, &c. passed Jan 4, 1862 ... J. L. C. Amee. Chief of police. Boston, April 1st, 1862. Boston. J. F. Farwell & Co. City printers, 32 Congress St.
City of Boston. Notice of housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing house offal without being licensed for that purpose by the Board of Aldermen ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health office, April 12. 1861 .
City of Boston. Notice to housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing House Offal, without being licensed for that purpose by the Board of Aldermen ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health Office, April 4th, 1859
City of Boston. Notice to housekeepers and tenants. All persons are prohibited by law from removing house offal without being licensed for that purpose ... Ezra Forristall, Superintendent. Health Office. April 22, 1862 ... J. E. Farwell & Co. pr
City of Boston. Notice to water takers. Office of the Cochituate water board, November 27, 1861. The Cochituate water board take this method to notify the citizens of Boston, that the water in the Lake is extremely low ... and to use the water w
City of Boston. Office of Superintendent of Streets, City Hall, Boston Oct 10, 1862 On and after this date the number of the tenement now occupied by Sam. G. Drake on Newton Street, will be 116 Alfred T. Turner Superintendent of Streets.
City of Boston. Public library. The subscriber hereby gives notice that, in compliance, with the requirement of the fourteenth article of the second chapter of the rules and regulations of the Public Library, all books must be returned on or bef
City of Charlestown. Order of services, (under the direction of the City Council,) at the Winthrop Church, on Wednesday, the 31st day of July, 1850, as a testimony of respect to the memory of Zachary Taylor, late president of the United States .
City of New York ss. At a Common Council held on Monday the 28th day of July 1794 ... A law to regulate carts and cartmen in the City of New-York ... Given under my hand at the said City this twenty-eighth day of July 1794. Rich. Varick [New-Yor
City of New York ss. At a Common Council held on Thursday the 8th day of November, 1797 ... A law to regulate carts and cartmen in the City of New-York. [Three columns] Given under my hand and seal this tenth day of November, one thousand seven
City of New York, ss. Be it remembered, that on the day of in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, before me, Richard Varick, Esquire, Mayor of the said city, personally appeared ... [New York, 1796].
City of New-York. ss. Personally appeared before me Benjamin Blagge, one of his Majesty's justices of the Peace for the City and County of New-York, Isaac Sears, and Paschal N. Smith, of the said City, merchants, who being severally sworn, depos
City of Newport, 4th Ward, 1858. List of voters upon any proposition to impose a tax or expend money. Those marked (*) have paid a property tax.
City of Portsmouth. N. H. Joint resolutions of the City Council [Resolutions on the death of Abraham Lincoln] April 15, 1865.
City of Washington, Forty-fifth annual report on the City of Washington, by our venerable and esteemed fellow-citizen, John Sessford .... January 1, 1856. [Washington, D.C. 1856].
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 1851. [Washington, D. C. 1851].
City of Washington. Improvements, &c. in the year 1853 … [signed] January 2, 1853. John Sessford.
City of Wilmington. Reception of the President of the United States and the Governor and General Assembly of Delaware. Thursday, Feb. 6, 1873. Wilmington, Del. "Commercial Press," 1873.
City psalm. [Berkeley, Calif.] Printed for Oyez by The Auerhahn Press, c1964.
City statistics ... John Sessford. [Washington, D. C. 1857].
City water rates. No. street. Boston, 1849. To the City of Boston, Dr. For the use of water from January 1, 1849, to January 1, 1850. [Boston, 1849].
Civic auditorium, San Francisco, The Miracle, Dec. 27, 1926---Jan. 15, 1927.
Civil rights bill and West Point academy. Letter from Gerrit Smith to Frederick Douglass. Peterboro, June 27th, 1874.
Civil service reform. Mr. Curtis's scheme considered.- Collegiate education as a test for office.- The Republican party opposed to Democrats for office- A reply to an article in Harper's weekly with some observations on the report of the Civil S
The claim of Tennessee for additional representation ... Thos. A. Hamilton. [Washington D. C. 186-?].
Claimants of the Sac and Fox half breed reservation. [Montrose, Iowa Territory 184-?].
... Clapp's telegraphic calendar. A table for instantly finding the day of the month, and the day of the week, in any year, from the birth of Christ to the year 3200 inclusive. by S. Clapp Jr., Athol. 1850.