An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
First meeting ... Second meeting ... when the following named gentlemen were elected permanent officers. [Washington, D. C. Aug. 1876].
... First meeting of the Executive committee Monday, May 7, 1883. New York, 1883.
The first meeting of the Metropolitan mechanics' institute for the promotion and encouragement of manufactures, commerce, and the mechanic and useful arts, will be opened at the City of Washington on Thursday, the 24th day of February, 1853, in
First national convention, Washington, D. C. December 6-13. Convention headquarters: Madison Place ... [Washington, D. C. 1915].
... First national encampment and reunion of the Spanish-American war volunteers. The following articles appeared in the Philadelphia Times on June 4, 1899, and is reproduced that its circulation may be assured among the volunteers of the late S
The first prayer in Congress. In Thatcher's military journal, under date of December 1777, is found a note containing the identical "First prayer in Congress," made by the Rev. J. Duche ... Ocala, Fla. Banner Steam Print. [n. d.].
The first steam railroad passenger train in America. Boston, Antique publishing company 1870.
First ward [Election ticket 1853].
First ward poll list. First precinct. A list of names of all persons in the first precinct of the first ward returned by the Board of assessors as subject to the school tax for the year ending on the thirty-first day of December, 1863. Samuel E.
First ward poll list. Second precinct. A list of names of all persons in the second precinct of the first ward returned by the Board of assessors as subject to the school tax for the year ending on the thirty-first day of December, 1863. Registe
The Fisherman's song ... Portland, Harmon & Williams, Prs. [c. 1851].
Fisk's patent air-tight metallic burial cases are for sale by M. W. White, undertaken, ... [Washington, March 1853].
Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the City of New York. Whereas there is reason to apprehend that the fire on Wednesday night, the 1st instant, in Cheapside Street, was the effect of design ... offer a reward of f
Five hundred pounds reward. [For the capture of the Viginia built pilot boat St. Louis which has be seized and carried off by her crew] [Signed] Anthony Marmajou. Philadelphia 16th July 1778. Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, in Market-stree
Five per cent funded loan of the United States. New York, January 28, 1873.
Five poems by Thomas Merton. New York, 1957.
Five thousand dollars reward! Office Bank of Virginia. Portsmouth. Jan 22, 1852. The Branch bank of Virginia at Portsmouth was robbed on the night of Saturday or Sunday last of the following bank notes and specie ... The above reward of $
The five-twenty bonds [and the controversy on the subject between General Benjamin F. Butler and William Endicott. Boston 1867].
Flag Day Proclamation issued by the governor of Connecticut. May 25, 1932.
Flag day June 14, 1922. A proclamation by the Governor. [Lansing 1922].
Flag day June 14, 1924. Ceremonies on the ellipse at 10:30 A. M. [Washington, D. C. 1924.].
Flag day release issued by the Veterans' alliance of Essex County, New Jersey ... Newark, N. J. [n. d.].
The Flag. Philadelphia. April 1st 1848.
The flags of the nations at war with Germany or her allies. Corrected to June 22, 1917.
Flake's bulletin. Extra Galveston May 13, 1864.
Flaming sword, or a sign from Heaven! Being a remarkable phenomenon seen in the State of New Hampshire in May last. [179-?].
Floating hospitals for Yorktown ... Washington, April 16, 1862.
Floor of the House of representatives of the United States. 28th Congress. Washington, D. C. Printed by P. A. Sage, at the German "National Gazette"Office E Street, between 9th and 10th. 1844.
Fly in high finance. Woman cashier is swindler in Wall Street. Bank rule is responsible ... Reprinted from the Washington Herald of May 18, 1908.
Fog. A poem privately printed at Hillacre, Riverside, Conn. [n. d.].
The Folger Poetry series presents John Hawkes. 22 January 1973. [Washington, D.C., 1973].
The following New-Year's gift, was written a few years ago by a young woman in England, and presented to her nieces and nephews. and is now re-published. with desires that it may prove a blessing to the young, and rising generation of both sexes
The following act came to hand by the ship Samson, Capt. Coupar, arrived at New-York, the 12th May, in 27 days from London, from the London Gazetteer of April 7, 1774. From the London Gazette. The following Act of Parliament, passed in the prese
The following additional instructions in reference to income tax will be observed by collectors and assessors of Confederate taxes ... Richmond, Dec. 23d, 1863.
The following address was intended to have been published before the twentieth of the last month, but as it was omitted, it is hoped that the good end intended may not be altogether lost by its being now printed. Eighth month 4th. A short addres
The following affidavit, is intended to shew with how little truth it hath been reported, in order to injure my reputation, that I have wronged Robert Atkins out of seventeen half crowns, that were due to him for wages. John Morin Scott ... [New
The following are recommended as proper persons to represent the City and County of New York, in Provincial Congress. The election will commence on Tuesday next, being the 16th of April, 1776 [John Jay and twenty others] [New York, 1776.].
The following are recommended as proper persons to represent the City and County of New-York, in Provincial Congress. The election will commence on Tuesday next, being the 16th of April 1776. [Col. M'Dougall and twenty others] To the inhabitants
The following are the names of the persons proposed to be elected as a Committee on Tuesday next, agreeable to the recommendation of the Congress. New York, Nov. 17, 1774 [Sixty names] New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].
The following documents accompany the memorial of Sarah Easton and Dorothy Storer ... Jas. Monroe. .
The following essays, which appeared originally …New Brunswick, June 19, 1812.
The following extracts from the proceedings of the Committee of observation for the City and County of New York, are by them directed to be published. The committee met, according to adjournment the 27th February, 1775. [On the election of eleve
The following extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American Continental Congress we are induced to publish thus early purely to ease the impatience of our readers. Association &c. We his Majesty’s most loyal subjects, the delegates of
The following extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American Continental Congress we are induced to publish thus early purely to ease the impatience of the public. Association, &c. We his Majesty's most loyal subject's of the several Co
The following extraordinary bills now pending in Parliament, arrived last night in Capt Williamson, in 36 days from Bristol. Boston June 3d, 1774. A bill for the impartial administration of justice the cases of persons questioned for any act don
The following extraordinary bills now pending in Parliament, arrived last night in Capt. Williamson, in 36 days from Bristol. Boston, June 3d, 1774. A bill for the impartial administration of justice the cases of persons questioned for any act d
The following instructions, in reference to income tax, are issued in lieu of those dated 23d December, 1863, and will be duty observed by all tax officers ... Richmond, Jan. 25, 1864.
The following is a copy of a beautifully written document upon parchment, deposited August 19th, 1845, my Wm. Cleary, Esq., in the National Gallery, over the U. S. Patent Office, and rendered peculiarly valuable by its being the original record
The following is a copy of a bill, which was introduced and read in the Honorable General Assembly of this State, at their session last week at Newport--- the consideration of which is postponed to the next session. September 21, 1789. An act fo
The following is a copy of a letter, said to be wrote by Gen. Brattle, to the Commander in Chief, viz. Cambridge, August 29, 1774. Mr. Brattle presents his duty to his Excellency Gov. Gage, he apprehends it his duty to acquaint his Excellency fr
The following is a copy of a letter, said to be wrote by Gen. Brattle, to the commander in chief, viz. Cambridge, August 29, 1774. Mr. Brattle presents his duty to his Excellency Gov. Gage, he apprehends it his duty to acquaint his Excellency fr
The following is a copy of the Memorial presented by the officers of this state to Congress, and now on their table. To the Honourable the Senate and House of representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled. The officers o
The following is a true list of those persons who signed an address to the late Governor Hutchinson, on his departure for England, with their several occupations, shops stores, or places of abode, and is published by that every friend to his cou
The following is submitted to the candid and serious consideration of the independent electors of the state of New York [Regarding the election of Governor Clinton] An independent elector of the middle district. Dutchess County 13th April 1803.
The following is the Act of Parliament, assented to by His Majesty, on the 30th of March, 1774. An act to discontinue in such manner, and for such time, as are therein mentioned, the landing and discharging, lading, or shipping of goods, wares a
The following is the account of the number of inhabitants in the Colony, of Rhode-Island, taken between the 4th of May and the 14th of June, 1774, and ordered to be printed by the Hon. General Assembly, among their public acts and orders. Newpor
Following is the official vote for members of Congress at the general election held in the state of Mississippi on the 6th day of November, 1900 [Vote arranged by districts] Jackson Miss. Nov. 20, 1900.
... The following is the order of the examinations which will be held at the close of the present term ... James Walker, President ... Cambridge, June 1, 1856.
The following letter from Mr. Sloane, a member of Congress from Ohio, and accompanying comments, are taken from the Richmond Whig of October 1  and addressed to the people of Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Charles City, and the City of Richmo
The following letter is from Hon. Samuel E. Sewall. As one of the originators of the anti-slavery movement, and since the formation of the Republican party one of its warmest friends and supporters, whose counsel and advice have always been soug
The following letter was some nights ago thrown in among the sons of Liberty. New-York, March 17th, 1775. Gentlemen. As there seems to be a great diversity of opinions among the friends of liberty in regard to the conduct which the inhabitants o
The following notice has been sent to all bankers and brokers on this continent. United States notes, series of 1869. Two thousand notes, of ten dollars each, From No. H3,530,001*, to No. H 3,532,000* both inclusive, were stolen from the Treasur
The following paper having been much mis-represented by some person in this City, I have thought proper to publish it, for the perusal of all my fellow-citizens [Defence of His Address of January 15th, concerning raising by subscription the mone
The following persons are nominated by the Sons of liberty, to represent them in the committee, for the City and County of New-York. [List of 100 names] New-York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants o
The following persons were mentioned in the Committee of Observation, as proper to be elected for a General Committee for the City and County of New-York, in the present alarming exigency [100 names] The following are the names of persons mentio
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 poetical effusion is from the pen of Capt. John Adair, who was 85 years of age when he wrote it. It will be recognized as a poetical paraphrase of the balloon ascension by John H. M'Clellan, Esq., from this place on the 1st of Octo
The following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted at the national convention of the Spartan Band, held in this City on the 14th day of June ... Washington, D. C., June 15, 1865.
... The following prospectus (for printing by subscription, from the eleventh Philadelphia edition, "An abridgment of Walker's dictionary" ... N. H. April 5, 1826.
The following regulations are established in relation to the receipt of four per cent bonds and certificates offered in payment for taxes. Richmond, March 23, 1864.
The following remostrance was this day presented to the President and Council, by the hand of their secretary ... The remonstrance of Israel Pemberton, John Hunt, and Samuel Pleasants. [Philadelphia, Printed by Robert Bell, in Third-Street [1777
... The following resolution passed the House of representatives on Wednesday last, and the senate yesterday. [Regarding the free navigation of the Mississippi River]. Frankfort, November 25, 1803.
... The following resolution, passed at a meeting of the Executive Committee, held March 31, 1864, was ordered to be communicated to the Chairman of each committee. Resolved, that all committees may exhibit for sale, at their allotted tables, an
The following resolutions, being substantially the same as those offered at two of its previous meetings, were, with the exception of one dissenting voice in the cases of nos. 4, 6, and 9, passed unanimously by the Church of Peterboro. June 1st,
... The following statement exhibits the number of persons registered as voters in North Carolina, under the reconstruction acts of Congress; and the vote for and against the convention, polled at the election held in that state on the 19th and
The following stereotype plates and copyrights are offered for sale, and the subscriber is desirous of receiving proposals for the purchase of any or all of them ... Roe Lockwood, Assignee of A. V. Blake. New York, April 10, 1846.
The following thoughts came from a youth scarce 15 Messi’rs Drapers. Being a spectator of the solemn funeral of the late worthy and reverend Dr. Jonathan Mayhew, I was so sensibly touched with the loss of this great friend to civil and religious
The following was written with and expectation that I should have the liberty to lay the same before the Court of Enquiry, before whom I was impeached as and enemy to my country, and cast into prison, (in Boston 6th August 1776) but it has been
Fon du Lac, Wis. Sept. 20th, 1862. A. G. Ruggles, Esq. Dear Sir.- I have read with great interest and attention your pamphlet entitled "A national system of Finance, suited to a war or peace establishment, regulating exchanges, and making specie
Fontaine du Congrès. source de Congress etat de New-York, Etats-Unis ... Saratoga Springs. N. Y, [c. 1855].
For Charleston, S. C. direct from the end of Long wharf, The Boston and Southern steamship company's new and elegant iron steamship. South Carolina ... will leave Boston for Charleston, on Wednesday, Sept. 26th, '60 at 4 o'clock, P. M ... Boston
... For Congress Theodore Lyman ... To the voters of the Ninth Congressional district. [Boston, 1884].
For God's sake, hurry up." ... By Richard H. Edmonds, Editor Manufacturers Record, Baltimore Md. March 28, 1918.
For Mayor John W. Maury. For Alderman. William F. Bayly. For Common Council [8 names] [Washington, 1852].
For President Grover Cleveland. For Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks. For Electors H. J. McLeary, [and 12 others] For Representatives to U. S. Congress Charles Stewart. For Governor John Ireland. For Lieutenant Governor Barnett Gibbs ... [Texa
For President Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi. For Vice-President, Alexandria H. Stephens, of Georgia. Electoral ticket. For the state at large. [Virginia electoral ticket] .
For President Samuel J. Tilden, of New York. For Vice-President, Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana ... For Governor, Charles Francis Adams, of Quincy ... 1876.
For President and Vice president of the United States. James G. Blaine & John A. Logan. For presidential electors ... For Governor Henry B. Harrison ... [s. l., 1884].
For President, Gen'l U. S. Grant. National Union Club, No. 1105 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia ... Philadelphia. King & Baird printers, No. 607 Sansom Street .
For President, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi. For Vice President, A. H. Stephens, of Georgia ... [Nov. 1861.].
For President, Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi. For Vice-president, Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia. Electoral ticket. For the state at large .... .
For San Francisco with certain dispatch. the splendid, first class clipper ship George Green ... Cornelius Comstock & Co ... New York [185-?].
For [Verner Clapp] upon his withdrawal from the Library of Congress. [Wash., Library of Congress] 1956.
For auditor, Moses P. Palmer. Republicans. Do you want a "Moses" to help along? [Boston, Sept. 16, 1891].
For governor, Thomas F. Carpenter, of Providence. For Lieut. Governor Nathaniel Bullock, of Bristol. For Senators. [ten names] ... 1840.
For junior vice-commander Department Massachusetts, G. A. R. Comrade Wilmon W. Blackmar ... [Boston. 1899].
For mayor Michael Onley. For aldermen ... [Washington, D. C. 186-].
For one night only, unless requested. G. Greene, M. D. M. A. R. and formerly pupil of Messieurs Walker, Martin and Ferguson, very respectfully informs his friends and the public, that he will deliver this evening, February 9 1801, at Mr. Stelle'
For president James A. Garfield. For Vice President Chester A. Arthur. Presidential electors. Electors at-large. Sidney S. Warner. Charles H. Grosvenor. District electors. Anthony D. Bullock. Alfred T. Goshorn. Robert E. Dorn ... .
For president. Rutherford B. Hayes. For Vice-president William A. Wheeler. For electors for the state at large Albert G. Porter Thomas H. Nelson. District electors [13 districts] [Indiana 1876].