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An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera


Notification. The inhabitants of Ward No. 1, in the City of Boston, qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to assemble at their Ward Room ... Boston, October 28, 1853.

A novel entertainment in college hall .… [South Carrollton, Ky. 1882]

November 14, 1766. To the Honble Francis Fauquier, Esq; his Majesty's Lieutentnat Governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses .... To which his Honour was pleased to retu

November 2, 1764. To the Honble Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governour and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses ... To which his Honour was pleased to return t

November 3, 1932. Fellow Citizen: On the reverse of this letter you will find a reproduction of a sample ballot giving the names of all candidates to be voted on at the election Tuesday November 8th ... Democratic State Central Committee for Mon

November 7, 1766. To the Honble Francis Fauquier. Esq; his Majesty's Lieutenant Governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominions of Virginia; the humble address of the Council ... To which his Honour was pleased to return the follow

November session, 1784, Port of Baltimore Duties upon exports ... duty upon tonnage ... Duties on imports ... Baltimore: Printed by Goddard and Langworthy [1784].

Noverint Universi per presentas No s [Ship’s bond to land enumerated commodities only in other of her Majesty’s plantations, or in some port of Great Britain.] [n. p. 1710] [Positive Photostat].

Now exhibiting at No. 19, Tremont Row, David's grand picture - Cain meditating the death of Abel. [Boston, 1838].

Now in the press, and next week will be published, for the benefit of my fellow citizens and their posterity (In octavo) The true art of mixing every kind of wine and spirits, so as to retain the flavour of either sort you desire ... Also the tr

Now on exhibition, the celebrated blood hounds. Here and spot. the monster blood hound hero ... Don't fail to see them!.

Now or never is the time to avoid the draft! Come one! Come all! To the meeting at Osgood's Hall, Ilion, this Monday evening, August 15, 1864. Important business will be transacted and every one interested in filling up the town quota should be

Now or never! disciples, pupils, friends of Washington. The strong pull, the long pull, and the pull altogether. On this day, fellow citizens, the great question is to be decided, between Mr. William Loughton Smith and Mr. R. Marion ... Charlest

Now therefore, in consideration of the premises and of each and every subscription to said object, the undersigned agrees to pay to the University of Chicago the sum of [blank] dollars in five semi-annual payments, as follows ... 1906.

[Instructions to quartermaster general Richmond, Dec. 26, 1862].

? ? ? answered by Rev. Stephen H. Taft. "Is not the protection which President McKinley is [sic] given to the poison drink trafic [sic] ... a sin and crime of deepest die, confusing to the moral sense of the world?"

[Anti-paper money broadsides, bearing extracts from various persons, dated 1786, 1787, 1811, 1816, 1819, 1832, 1837, 1840, all dealing with the burning question of the day, "Anti paper" from the library of Daniel Webster, labelled in his hand "A

Nuggets of reliable data on the money question published for the information of voters ... [n. p. n. d.].

Nuisances. Office Commissioner of Health, April 2, 1856. To housekeepers and others. ... [Washington, D. C. 1856].

A number of the subscribers to the non-importation agreement being of opinion that the sentiments of the subscribers to that agreement should be taken at a general meeting, whether an alteration shall be made therein. Conformable to the said agr

Nun will ich valedieren nun so will ich. [12 stanzas of verse] [New York? 17- ?].

Nutritive coffee. A compound purely vegetable; and scientifically prepared, making a perfect substitute for the best coffee ... Boston, Blanchard & Brother [c. 1862].

[Invitation] to meet General Baron T. Kuroki and officers of the Imperial Japanese Army ... on the evening of Wednesday the fifteenth of May one thousand nine hundred and seven at nine o'clock at Sherrys New York City.

[Invitation issued by the Mystik Krewe of Comus to one of their Mardi Gras activities, most likely their carnival ball, 1867].

[Invitation to a dinner to meet Col. Richard M. Johnson, the Vice President of the United States, on 14th of October 1840]. Indianapolis, 1840.

[Invitation to be present at the ceremonies attending the reinterment of the remains of John Howard Payne at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D. C] [Washington, D. C. 1883].

[Invitation to see a nearly completed canvas, entitled The Relation of the individual to the State] [New York, 1905].

[Invitation to the inauguration of the President of the United States, 1905.].

[Invitation to the unveiling and dedication of a bronze statue of Daniel Webster at Concord. May 1, 1886].

O man! Dedicated to George Santayana, John Dewey, and Rev. Dr. John Haynes Holmes, of The Community church, New York City ... A Basil Wheeler. Copyright 1943.

O that we knew! a poem by Caleb D. Bradlee. Senior pastor of the Church at Harrison Square, Boston, Mass. [1881?].

"To the Freemen of Vermont" [Papers relating to the history of Vermont, Oct. 19, 1774- to Nov, 15, 1820, with foreword by Henry Stevens concerning anti-slavery sentiment in Vermont] [n. d.].

"To thyself be true!" By Gerrit Smith Peterboro. Nov. 23, 1874.

Oath and parole [Blank form.] [Washington, 1865].

Oaths and subscriptions of officers in the militia of Massachusetts. Oath of allegiance ... Oath of office ... Oath to the United States ... [Blank from] [Mass. 1795?].

Oaths appointed to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy. And declaration [n. p. 1700] [Positive Photostat].

Obituary notice. Died at Quincy, the 28th October, 1818, Mrs. Abigail Adams, consort of the Hon. John Adams late president of the United States. [n. p. 1818].

Obituary. Louis McLane Hamilton. New York Dec. 21, 1868.

Objections of the delegation of the Cherokee nation to Senate bill No. 107 45th Congress. Washington, D. C. Jan. 12th, 1878.

Obsequies of Gen'l José Antonio Páez. Parlors of committee of arrangements. Hoffman House. New York, February 17, 1888.

Obsequies of General Grant. Headquarters veterans division. General orders No. 7. The Major General commanding the veterans division, in the funeral column that followed the remains of the late General Grant to the tomb, at Riverside Park ... de

Obsequies of President Lincoln. Order of funeral procession. The committee on order of procession, have adopted the following order of funeral procession. [n. p. 1865].

Observations on Mr. Justice Livingston's address to the House of Assembly, in support of his right to a seat ... [Signed] A citizen. New York, Dec. 6,1769.]. [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1769.].

Observations on the slaves and the indented servants, inlisted in the army, and in the navy of the United States. The resolves of Congress, for prohibiting the importation of slaves, demonstrates the consistent zeal of our rulers in the cause of

Observations presentées par M. Cyrus W. Field è la Conférence Télégraphique Internationale; Rome, 28 décembre 1871.

Observations relative to the manufacture of paper and printed books in the Province of Pennysylvania. [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1773].

The observer, extra. Friday, April 15, 1785. Exertion or ruin!! May every curse light on my head, and Hell receive when I'm dead If when my country calls aloud, I'm found inactive 'midst the croud. To the inhabitants of the Town of Boston. Fello

The Occasionalist. To the freeholders and freemen of the City of New York, electors for representatives in the next General Assembly. [New York 1768].

Ocean penny postage. By Elihu Burritt. Washington, H. Polkinhorn, print. [n. d.].

[Socrates last words to the jury which condemned him.] [Jan. 1922].

October 31, 1764. To the Honble Francis Fauquier, Esq: His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governour and commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council ... To which his Honour was pleased to return the followin

October 5. Last Tuesday came in the Ship Dantzick Merchant, retaken by his Majesty's Ship the Adventure.

"God and liberty" "Soldiers, you are Frenchmen, and France is free. You are called on to vote for or against the Emperor. Of course every soldier has a rigth to vote exactly as he pleases but it is only fair to inform you, that should any one vo

"God hath made of one blood all nations of men. Acts. 17th chap. 25th verse in 103 languages ... New York American photo-lithographic Co. [1920?].

"God, our country, and our order." Patriotic order Sons of America ... State camp of Ohio. Object of the order ... Preamble of the order ... Qualifications for membership ... Form of application forcharter ... [n. d.].

Odd-fellows' hall! Seventh street. The low comedian and dancer. Com. Foote. and his sister Miss Eliza Nestell the two smallest human beings in the world will appear at the above hall in a choice selections of unique & chaste performances ... Was

Odd-fellows' hall, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 1853. An evening with the Christy minstrels. [Washington, 1853].

Ode by Willis Gaylord Clark. Celebration of the Athenian Society of Bristol College. July 4, 1835. Burlington, J. L. Powell printer [1835].

An ode for the 4th of July 1788. [Philadelphia] Printed by M. Carey [1788] [Positive Photostat.].

Ode for the canal celebration, written at the request of the printers of New-York. By Mr. Samuel Woodworth, Printer ... The foregoing ode was printed on a moveable stage, on the 4th day of November, 1825 during the procession in honour of the co

Ode for the celebration of the French revolution in the City of New-York, November 25, 1830. Written at the request of the printers of New-York, by Samuel Woodworth, printer. Tune-Marsellais hymn. Stereotyped by James Conner, Franklin Building [

Ode for the federal procession, upon the adoption of the new government. Composed by Mr. L **. [New York, 1788] [Positive Photostat].

An ode in honor of the inauguration of Buchanan & Breckinridge, President and Vice President of the United States. March 4, 1857. by Col W. Emmons. F. H Sage's Machine press. Columbia Place. [1857].

Ode on the birthday of the President of the United States 1796 [Two columns of verse, with chorus] [Philadelphia, 1796].

Ode to the President of the United States on his arrival at Boston. [Boston, 1789].

Ode written by Mrs. Balmanno for the fourth of July, 1849. [c. 1849].

Ode written for the celebration on Bunker Hill, June 17, 1825. By Thomas Wells. Ye shades of martyred heroes. Tune- "Ye Mariners of England." [n. p. 1825].

An ode, sung at the lecture of the Congregational Charitable Society, in Boston, on the 12th of February, 1795. by Mr. Rea. [4 verses] [Boston 1795].

Odes to be sung at the celebration of the anniversary of American independence, July 4, 1811. [Boston, 1811].

[Poem in two verses, the first line reads] Not as our Empress, do we come to greet thee, August Victoria... Robert C. Winthrop, Boston, June 1887.

An off-hand reply to voter, &c ... John F. Mercer. [Annapolis? 1792]

Office Commissioner for Exchange. Fort Monroe. Va., January 24th, 1864. All prisoners heretofore held by the Confederate authorities, whether civilians, officers or soldiers, received at City Point, before the 20th inst. from the Confederate Com

Office State railroad commission, Frankfort, Ky., [blank], [188-] Sir: An act of the last General Assembly, approved April 6th, 1882, requires that you shall, on or before the 1st day of September in each year, make and transmit to the Commissio

Office of Allen, Neale & Co. 18 State Street, Boston. Specie and exchange duties ... List of New England banks discredited in Boston. Boston. Jan, 25, 1859 ... Boston. J. E. Farwell & Co., printers, 32 Congress Street [1859].

Office of Bruff, Brother & Seaver. New Levee St., opposite the New Custom House. New Orleans, February 1st, 1861. Gentlemen: We have now in store a full assortment of the following goods and respectfully solicit orders from cash or prompt-paying

Office of Commissioner of taxes. Treasury Dept. Richmond, July 23, 1863. It having become manifest which persons under section 5 were required to register and pay taxes due, was insufficient, the same was extended by a regulation of the 6th July

Office of Finance, Philadelphia, 12th December 1781. Proposals will be received in this office until the first day of February next, for the following contracts, to supply the rations deliverable by the United States, from the first day of April

Office of Jay Cooke & Co. Subscription agents for national loan, No. 114 South Third Street. Philadelphia, August 12th, 1871. The Secretary of the Treasury has negotiated through us for the sale at home and abroad of the remaining portion of two

Office of Jay Cooke & Co. Subscription agents for national loan, No. 114 South Third Street. Philadelphia, August 17th, 1871. Dear Sir: Our general circular to National Banks, issued on the 12th inst., informed you that the remaining one hundred

Office of Jay Cooke, subscription agent. Philadelphia, April 25, 1865. To [blank], travelling agent. For the purpose of stimulating Subscriptions to the 7 3-10 Loan … [signed] Jay Cooke, subscription agent.

Office of Morse & Co., No. 24 William St. New York, March 21st, 1863. Being one of a committee of ten gentlemen, appointed by the New York Stock Exchange, to aid in getting subscriptions to the Atlantic Telegraph, I respectfully submit the follo

Office of Parmenter, Rice and Co. Wholesale Fish Dealers Gloucester, Mass., 187-. [s. 1., s. n., s. d.].

Office of Webb & Beveridge, May 8th, 1877. To the public of large. We have for the last three years sold granite ironware to a very large extent ... [Washington, D. C. 1877].

Office of the Boston Provident association No. 10 Franklin Street. Boston. Jan. 9, 1855. To the Visitor of Section. You are respectfully informed, that, should you have any applications in your section for the soup furnished by the City, you can

Office of the Boston provident association, No. 10, Franklyn Street, Boston, [blank], 185[blank]. A meeting of the board of managers…Thornton K. Lothrop, secretary. [1859]

Office of the Commissary General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C. ... 186. Sir: In reply to your letter of .... you are hereby informed that in order to obtain a certificate for commutation of rations while held as a prisoner of war for ..., it w

Office of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R. R. Co .... The annual meeting of stockholders for the election of officers and managers for the ensuing year ... will be held at this office, on Tuesday, the 25th day of February ... New York, Febr

Office of the Sanitary commission, Treasury building. Washington, September 16, 1861. Messrs, J. S. Newberry M. D., J. H. Douglass, M. D., and J. Foster Jenkins M. D., are from this date appointed associate secretaryes of the Sanitary commission

Office of the Secretary of the Senate U. S. Dec. 1 1856. To the Publisher of The Daily Globe. Washington. Sir. I have to request that the Daily Globe may be sent, from this date, until the commencement of the next session of Congress, viz: the 7

Office of the U. S. reporting and collecting association, Headquarters, 109 Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill., 1877 ... Dear Sir: Your name has been recommended to our Association as a desired representative for your town ... E. J. Wilber, Secretary.

Office of the United States reporting and collecting association. 109 Dearborn Street. Chicago, Ill. Dear Sir. It being important that this Association have a representative in your town, we beg of you to favor to place the enclosed circulars in

Office of the agents of trustees Bank of the United States. Charleston 27th August, 1811. Sir. On examination of the money in the vaults of this office, we have just discovered that we have been robbed, by some villain or villains, by means unkn

Office of the state and managers' agency, No. 7 Light street, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2nd, 1857. Dear Sir:- The great luck which has attended the drawing of the Maryland lotteries for some years past, has induced me to send to your address my

Officers and soldiers of the 110th regiment, Penn. vols. Philadelphia, January 19, 1863. This day I have received the acceptance of my resignation as your Colonel, and by it, from December 20, 1862, I have ceased to bear commission as your leade

Officers and standing committees of the American institute of architects. 1872-3. New York.

Officers of the South-Carolina historical society elected June, 1855.

Official ballot General municipal election City of Grand Junction Colo. November 2, A.D. 1909.

Official ballot for Precinct No. 33, City of Portland, Oregon, at the special city election to be held November 8, 1910.

Official ceremonies February twenty-second nineteen twenty six commemorating the one hundred and ninety-fourth anniversary of the birth of George Washington Poli's theatre. Washington, D.C.

Official drawing of the Kentucky state lottery, class G. drawn at Covington, Ky., Saturday, April 16, 1881 ... Covington, Ky. 1881.

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