An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
I do hereby certify that [Henry Bartlesen of the City of Philad. house carpenter, hath voluntarily taken and subscribed the Oath of Affirmation of Allegiance and Fidelity, as directed by an act of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, passed the
I do not sigh for wealth (My Irish home.) Written & composed by Leslie Reed. Sung by Miss Rose Sullivan. [n. p. 1894].
I do that I will faithfully, truly ad impartially execute the office of to which I am appointed, and render a true account, when thereunto required, of all public monies by me received or expended, and of all stores or other effects to me intrus
I expect to pass through this world but once; if, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do my fellow being, let me do it now; let me not defer, nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again." Printed for Free
I have not bought any vouchers, for as I cannot take the oath prescribed till some scruples are removed, I thought it needless, I declare myself, however, very willing to take an oath which I believe, will be found to answer all the express desi
... I herewith enclose circular containing information relative to the arrangements that are being made for the 100th anniversary of the storming of Stony Point ... [July 16, 1879].
I saw, the other day in the Pennsylvania Chronicle, a short state of the Connecticut people's claim to the lands at Wyoming, on the Susquehanna, and as there are many very material facts and circumstances, relating to the title of those lands, w
I send herewith sample sheet of my new genus labels, now ready for delivery ... H. N. Patterson. Oquawka, Ill. [n. d.].
I take the liberty of showing you the manner in which the new tariff bill, at present before Congress, called the Morrill bill, will effect spool cotton ... George A. Clark. New York, Jan'y 31st, 1861.
I take this method to inform you that I am a candidate for the office of doorkeeper to the House of representatives of the United States ... William Boyce. Washington November 30th, 1843.
I'm dreaming of scenes of my childhood. By C. H. D'Entremont. [c. 1863].
I, , appointed a in the Army of the United States, do solemnly swear, or affirm, that I will bear true allegiance to the United States of America ... [n. p.]. C. Alexandar, printer, 1847.
I, Frank C. Jordan. Secretary of State of California, do hereby certify have carefully compared the annexed copy of [Chapter 65, statutes of 1917] with the original now on file in my office ... in witness whereof I have thereonto set my hand and
I, William S. Fulton, Governor of the Territory of Arkansas, do hereby certify, that [blank] was commissioned a [blank] in and for the county of [blank] and Territory of Arkansas, on the [blank] day of [blank] 183 [blank] ; and that full faith a
I, do acknowledge that I have voluntarily enlisted myself to serve four years in the Marine Corps of the United States, unless sooner discharged, upon the terms mentioned in the Act passed the 11th day of July, 1798 ... I, do solemnly swear, or
I, do solemnly that I have never voluntarily borne arms against the United States since I have been a citizen, thereof ... and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: so help me God. Sworn
The iceland balsam! Cures bronchitis, or sore throat, hooping cough, asthma ... Boston [1861?].
[Tickets] Providence, R. I. 1826.
A. Bierstadt's great picture. The Rocky mountains. engraved by James Smillie ... E. Bierstadt, publisher. New York .
If New York Republicans are so anxious for Arthur's nomination, why did they not send a delegation to the National Convention favoring his nomination? She sends 72 delegates, only 28 of them are for Chester A. Arthur, and 42 are against him. Tho
[Signed Cristobal Sanchez y Baca, Senador por el condado de San Miguel [n. d.].
[Signed certificates regarding the character of John Downing]. Lexington, Oct. 11 1828.
A bill to promote the progress of useful arts. [New York:] Printed by Francis Childs and John Swain, .
[William T. Coggeshall's membership pledge] Cleveland, 1845.
An Illinois farmer on protection. Letters from an Illinois farmer. The duty of pig-iron. Rockford, Ill., Saturday evening, March 5, 1872.
Illinois state lottery: to raise funds for the purpose of draining the ponds in the American bottom. Class No. 7. to be drawn at Harrisonville on Saturday, Dec. 29, 1838, at 2 o'clock, P. M. [Alton 1838].
Illinois state lottery; authorized by the Legislature to raise funds for the purpose of draining the ponds and lakes in the American bottom, and of improving the health thereof. Class No: 5. To be drawn at Harrisonville on Saturday December 15th
Illustrated cases of bad ruptures radically cured, by the application and use of Dr. J. A. Sherman's patent appliances and curative compound. [New York, 1867?].
Illustrations of the American anti-slavery almanac for 1840. [New York, New York]
Illustrissimo Albion-Keith Parris, Armig. gubernatori; consiliariis et senatoribus, qui literis Reipublicae Mainensis proprie praesunt; sociis curatoribusque Academiae Bowdoinensis honorandis atque Reverendis; Reverendo Gulielmo Allen, S. T. D.
Illustrissimo Albion-Keith Parris, Armig. gubernatori; consiliariis et senatoribus, qui literis Reipublicae Mainensis proprie praesunt; sociis curatoribusque academiae Bowdoinensis honorandis atque Reverendis; Reverendo Gulielmo Allen, S. T. D.
Illustrissimo Caleb Strong, Armigero, LL. D. Gubernatori; Honoratiss. Gulielmo Phillips, Armig. Vice-Gubernatori; consiliariis et senatoribus reipublicae Massachusettensis; caeterisque universitatis Harvard curatoribus ... Theses hasce juvenes,
Illustrissimo Caleb Strong, Armigero, LL. D. Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Gulielmo Phillips, Armig-Vice Guvernatori; Consiliariis et senatoribus reipublicae Massachusettensis; Reverendisque ecclesiarum in oppidis sex vicinis Presbyteris; Universit
Illustrissimo Edvardo Everett, Armigero, LL. D Gubernatori ... Caeterisque universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artibus initiati ... Habita in Comitiis Universitatis Cantabrigiae, Massachusettensis, Die Augu
Illustrissimo Edvardo Everett, Armigero, LL. D., Gubernatori ... Caeterisque universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artibus initiati ... Habitia in Comitiis Universitatis Cantabrigiae, Massachusettensis, Die A
Illustrissimo Elbridge Gerry, Armig.LL.D. gubernatori; Honoratissimo Gulielmo Gray, Armigero, Vice-Gubernatori; Consiliariis, utriusque domus Curiae generalis prolocutoribus; Reipublicae Massachusettensis; Caeteris Universitatis Harvardianae Cur
Illustrissimo Johanni Brooks, Armig, LL. D. Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Gulielmo Phillips, Armigero, Vice-Gubernatori; consiliariis et senatoribus reipublicae Massachusettensis, caeterisquenmuniversitatis Harvardianae curatoribus ... Theses hasce
Illustrissimo Johanni Brooks, Armig.LL.D. Gubernatori; honoratissimo Gulielmo Phillips, Armigero, Vice-Gubernatori; Consiliariis et Senatoribus Reipublicae Massachusettensis; Caeterisque universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus Gonorandis atque Re
Illustrissimo Johanni Davis, Armigero, LL.D. Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Georgio Hull, Armigero, Vice-Gubernatori… Caeterisque Universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus… Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artibus initiati… Habita in Comitiis Universita
Illustrissimo Johanni Davis, Armigero, Ll.D. Gubernatori ... Caeterisque universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artibus initiati ... Habita in Comitiis Universitatis Cantabrigiae, Massachusettensis, Die August
Illustrissimo Levi Lincoln Armigero, LL.D Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Thomae-Lindall Winthrop, Armigero, Vice-gubernatori; ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in Artibus initati ... Habita in comitiis Universitatis Cantabrigiae Massachusettensis, Di
Illustrissimo Levi Lincoln, Armigero, Gubernatori; consiliariis et senatoribus, Reipublicae Massachusettensis; caeterisque Universitatis Harvardinae curatoribus Honorandis atque Reverendis; Reverendo Johani Thornton Kirkland, S. T. D. LL. D. pra
Illustrissimo Levi Lincoln, Armigero, LL. D. Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Thomae-Lindall Winthrop, Armigero Vice-Gubernatori ... Caeterisque Universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus Honorandis atque Reverendis; Honorando Josiae Quincy ... Aliisque o
Illustrissimo Levi Lincoln, Armigero, LL.D. Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Thomae-Lindall Winthrop armigero, Vice-gubernatori; consiliariis et senatoribus Reipublicae Massachusettensis ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artivus initiati ... Habita
Illustrissimo Levi Lincoln, Armigero, LL.D. Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Thomae-Lindall Winthrop, Armigero ... Caeterisque Universitatis Harvardinae curatoribus ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artibus initiati ... Habita in Comitiis Universita
Illustrissimo Levi Lincoln, Armigero, LL.D., Gubernatori; Honoratissimo Samueli-Turell Armstrong, Armigero ... Caeterisque Universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artibus initiati ... Habita in Comitiis Univers
Illustrissimo Marco Morton, Armigero, LL. D. Gubernatori ... Caeterisque Universitatis Harvardianae curatoribus ... Exercitationes hasce juvenes in artibus initiati ... Habita in Comitiis Universitatis Cantabrigiae, Massachusettensis, Die August
Illustrissimo ac sublimi virtute, optimaque Erudtione, ornatissimo viro Jonathan Belcher, armigero, Provinciae Massachusettensus et Neo Bantoniensis Gubernatori …Theses hasce, quas (divino annuente numine) in Collegio Harvardino defendere et pr
Illustrissimo ac sublimi virtute, optimaque eruditione, ornatissimo viro Francisco Bernardo, armigero, provinciae Massachusettensis gubernatori, marisque contermini vice-admirallo insignissimo honoratissimo Thomas Hutchinsono, armigero, provinci
[Time table and general rules] To take effect October 8, 1849. Boston, October 4, 1849.
Immense excitement. Mr. Train breaking up the Philadelphia Tweed ring of "Addition, division and silence." Third lecture Friday evening, April 20, 1877, and every night until Childs and his "Ring thieves" strike their flag! Mr. Train's motto is
Immense literary, scientific and religious attraction, at the moral centre of the intellectual world, 146 Nassau Street, New York. .
Immense tariff meeting in Independence Square. Not perhaps since the great meeting in 1834, has such a vast concourse been convened in Independence Square, as that on Saturday afternoon last ... [Feb. 22, 1840?].
... Immigration figures for 1903. (From data furnished by the Commissioner-general of immigration. Comparison of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902 and 1903.
The imminence of the postal savings bank An address delivered before the Wyoming Bankers association by E. R. Gurney. vice-president of the First National bank of Fremont, Nebraska [1910?].
Immorality. Fellow Citizens. Can we vote for the man who openly sets the laws of the great Jehovah at defiance, thereby showing a bad example to our children? Some few Sundays past, Mr. Adams passed through Providence galloping and running his h
The immutability of truth ... Burritt Hamilton. [n. p.] [c. 1905].
Impeachment in a horn [Cartoons regarding the impeachment of Andrew Johnson] [n. p. 1867?].
Impediments of speech. Mr. & Mrs. Chapman's institution for the cure of impediments of speech. No. 187 Pine street, Philadelphia. continues open for the reception of those ladies and gentlemen, who are oppressed with any kind of hesitancy, stutt
Imperial crown brand Schiedam PMcC. [New York c. 1858].
Imperialism defined and demonstrated. Bay St. Louis, Miss., 1900.
Importance of improving and maintaining the Erie canal by the state of New York without and from the general government. Address of O. B. Potter at a public meeting held in New York City, December 29, 1885.
Important News. Boston (Twelve o'clock) Friday, August 22. The following letter from the Hon. Major-General Lincoln to the Honorable council, is just received by express. Bennington, August 18, 1777. Gentlemen: I most sincerely congratulate you
Important and alarming information. A letter from the Hon. Timothy Pickering. a senator of the United States, from the state of Massachusetts, exhibiting to his constituents, a view of the imminent danger of an unnecessary and ruinous war, addre
Important announcement! Lossing's pictorial history of the great rebellion. [Prospectus and testimonials] Philadelphia. George W. Childs, publisher .
Important announcement! Novel, newspaper enterprise ... The publication of which we propose to begin in the "People's own" on Saturday the 24th of March, inst., under the title of "Shadows: or Adventures by day and night about New York, with the
Important appeal. Headquarters Division of the West. Charlotte. N. C. Feb. 23d, 1865 To delay the advance of the enemy until our troops can be massed in strength sufficient to crush him, I appeal to all good and patriotic citizens ... to turn ou
An important consideration for Congress. From "The Miners' journal" of February 8th, 1868.
Important considerations. Fellow Citizens:- Understanding that there are now current some misapprehensions in relation to the act of annexation, I feel it my duty, having been in the Legislature the last year, to make this explanation, ... G. Wa
Important correspondence. [Letter from Allen McLane Robbinett to Com. R. F. Stockton Nov 23, 1854 and R. F. Stockton's reply dated Dec. 6th, 1854].
Important discussion on slavery. There will be a discussion at Chapman Hall, on Wednesday Eve., Dec. 15  on the following question: Is the American slave better off in his present condition than he would be by a speedy emancipation. Betwee
Important facts for Irish-American citizens to consider and reasons why they should vote for Cleveland & Thurman. [n. p. 1888].
An important public sale, will commence at Germanton, in the county of Stokes, on Thursday of the next court to be held for said county, beginning on the first Monday in June next; at which time and place, the following lands, &c. will be sold .
Important resolutions suppressed!! After all the gasconade at the meeting last evening, agaisnt the liberation of Dorr, and all the abuse heaped upon the Whigs and upon James F. Simmons, by Messrs, Whipple, Ames, and others, they refused to pass
Important state paper. "Extention." Being a piece of the State liquor agency, which was blown by the late disastrous explosion into the State House, and from thence transferred to the Suffolk Jail, to be kept as a memento of the sad event. Respe
Important to oil companies, and those boring for oil ... New York, April 13, 1865.
Important to travelers going South from Washington. Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac. ... Railroad & steamboat line via Alexandria Aquia Creek and Fredericksburg to Richmond ... Richmond, January 1st, 1856.
(Important.) Member of General Committee National Boer Relief Fund Ass'n. As a means of obtaining funds we shall hold a mammoth Fair at Madison Square Garden, New York City, in the Spring ... N. Y. [190-].
Importation of books to order from Europe ... Jno. Pennington. No. 169 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Evans. Pr. [n. d.].
The imported cabbage butterfly ... Samuel H. Scudder. Cambridge, Oct. 13, 1886.
Impportant to merchants! Stonington line re-established ... J. W. Richardson, agent. .
The imprecation ... Published by the Union Tract Board of the Aged Guard of '62 of Baltimore City. Baltimore Woods, print. [186-]
Impromptu speech of his Excellency Governor Pickens, of South-Carolina, in reference to the greetings of the citizens, on the evening of the Surrender of Fort Sumter, April 13, 1861.
Improvement ! Improvement! The undersigned, proprietor of the City laundry, West Northampton, near Washington Street, Boston, Mass., begs to inform his numerous patrons in Boston ... he has introduced into his establishment a new and improved ma
Improvement in building ... Samuel W. Adkinson .... [n. p. n. d.].
Improvement in the art of tanning. Improvements in the manufacture of leather have not heretofore resulted in much real adventage to the community, as more attention has been paid to the appearance then to the value of the article ... E. Shove a
In 1939 the New York world's fair. Copyright 1937, New York world's fair, 1939 incorporated.
In Assembly .... Feb. 7, 1814. An act, to provide more effectually for the auditing of accounts of Town officers and for other purposes. [New York, 1814].
In Board of Health, May 7, 1810. Ordered, That the following rules and regulations for establishing the police of the burying-grounds and cemetaries, and for regulating the burial of the dead, within the town of Boston, have the force of law, on
In Committee chamber, Worcester. Nov. 18, 1776. As expedients are no longer wise, prudent, and politic, than the reasons on which they are founded exist, and effects are reversed by a mutation of causes; as the demands of our country are continu
In Committee of Safety for the state of New-York, Fish-Kill, Jan. 22, 1777. Several matters of the utmost importance to this State, requiring immediate dispatch, being now before this Committee, for the determination whereof, they are utterly in
In Committee of inspection and observation Philadelphia, May 21, 1776. Gentlemen. We have, in a former letter to you, referred to the instructions given by the Assembly of this province to their delegates, and they are published in the Votes of
In Committee of inspection, observation, and correspondence. Lancaster. May 24th, 1776. Gentlemen. The inclosed are copies of a letter from the Committee of inspection and observation for the city and liberties of Philadelphia ... [Appointing Fr
In Committee of safety, for the State of New York. Fish-Kills, Nov. 12, 1776. Resolved, That notice be given to the county committees of each respective county in this state, (not in the possession of the enemy) that the convention are now proce
In Committee, Albany, 8th April, 1799. The annexed ticket will announce to you the candidates who we have agreed to support at the ensuing election: In its formation we experienced considerable embarrassment, by reason of opposite nominations fo
In Committee, February 4th, 1861. The report of the committee on resolutions was adopted as follows: ... J. C. Hall, Chairman. [New York, 1861].
In Committee, July 14, 1779. Resolved, That the plan for stopping emissions be printed in hand-bills, and distributed for the consideration of the public, and that a town-meeting be held in the State House yard, on Monday the 26th inst, at ten o
In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, 1776. We the members of the Congress of the Colony of New Hanpshire, chosen and appointed by the free suffrages of the people of said Colony ... to establish some form of government, provided that measure shou
In Congress at Exeter, January 5th, 1776. We the members of the Congress of the Colony of New-Hampshire, chosen and appointed by the free suffrages of the people of said Colony ... to establish some form of government, provided that measure shou
In Congress, February 27, 1778. Resolved that a company of bakers be raised to bake bread for the army, the company to consist of one director ... three sub-directors ... twelve foremen ... sixty bakers ...That the company be inlisted for one ye