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


That sense of duty which impels every man to cry out mad-dog on the approach of a rabid animal urges me to make this effort to guard the public against one of the most cunning scoundrels with whom I have ever come in contact. This man is Charles

That single grey hair. by Sidney Dyer. [n. p. c. 1856].

... that the marine committee be authorized to advance to every able seaman, that enters into the Continental service any sum not exceeding forty dollars, and to every ordinary seaman or landsman ... Danvers: Printed by E. Russell at the House l

That what's the matter by Stephen C. Foster. New York Charles Magnus [186-].

The Thayer investigation. Unanimous verdict of acquittal. Full report of the committee. [Warren, Ohio, 1878.].

The State of Missouri. By the Governor. Proclamation ... I hereby designate Thursday, the seventh day of December, proximo to be observed in the State of Missouri as a day of public thanksgiving and devout remembrance ... at the City of Jefferso

The Wonder of the age! Wishart's Pine Tree Tar Cordial… Weeks & Patter, No. 154 Washington Street, Boston, Mass. [1861].

The board of managers of the Washington National Monument Society to the American people. The board of managers of the Washington National Monument Society, having determined to resume its collections … Oliver & Brothers, Printers, 89 nassau Str

The eagle of liberty strangling the serpent of corruption. True American ticket. For president. Wm. Henry Harrison. For president Francis Granger Ohio electors of president and vice-president of the U. States. [1840?]

The first gymnacyclidium for ladies and gentlemen : opening exhibition and hop at the grand velocipede academy, or gymnacyclidium, containing over 8,000 square feet for riding, with gallery and seats for about 1,500 people / by the Pearsall Brot

The following is a statement of the exports from Charleston (S.C.) of the crop of 1784, beginning December 3, 1784, and ending Nov. 19, 1785.

The following report contributed by E. H. Fuller of the thirty-second annual reunion of the Survivors Association of the 77th Regiment, New York State volunteers of 1861-1865 held at Hagamans on September 22 [1904], is published by request. [Am

The inhabitants of the County of Gloucester, in New-Jersey, May 18th 1775, having elected Robert Friend Price, John Hinchman, John Cooper, Elijah Clark, Joseph Ellis, John Sparks, and Joseph Hugg, or any three of them, to represent them in the P

The minds of the people being greatly and justly agitated by the apparent intention of the government and the merchants of Great-Britain to deprive the industrious trader of every benefit of our commerce, by the entire monopoly of the same to th

The soldier's prayer book, or Dick and his pack of cards. Showing how a soldier named Richard Middleton, was taken before the mayor of a city and tried for using cards in Church during divine service. Being a droll, merry, and humorous account o

Theatre Newport. Mr. Villiers' night on Monday evening, October 8, 1800 will be presented a tragedy,-- (never performed here)-- called the prodigal: or, the fatal effects of gaming ... [Newport, R. I. 1800].

Theatre! Benefit and last appearance but one of the celebrated American comedian Yankee Locke. On this occasion will be presented W. W. Pratt's moral lesson, entitled Ten nights in a bar room ... Friday evening December 29th, 1865 ... [n. p. 186

Theatre, the publick is respectfully informed that Mr. Cooper is engaged for a few nights, and will make his first appearance, on Wednesday evening, in the character of Damon, in the tragedy of Damon and Pythias. On Wednesday evening, May 28, wi

Theatre. on Saturday evening, October 27th 1810, will be presented (Last time) a comedy in five acts, (now performing with great applause in London) called, High life in the City ... To which will be added, a celebrated farce, called Who's the d

Theodore Roosevelt by Berton Bellis [St. Louis? 1919].

Theodore Roosevelt citizen, statesman and peacemaker, including the history of his time. We have in preparation, for early issue, a book under the above title for which there is a great demand ... Philadelphia. The H. W. B. Conrad publishing co.

Theodore Roosevelt, copyrighted by D. Watson. Watervliet, N. Y. 1906.

There are no islands any more. Lines written in passion and in deep concern for England, France and my own country. Edna St. Vincent Millay. Reprinted by kind permission of Edna St. Vincent Millay for the benefit of the British War relief societ

There is now exhibiting at an ingenious and entertaining variety of historical pieces of wax works ... Richmond, Printed by T. Nicolson, second house below the Bank. [n. d.].

There is still time to send Season's greetings to civilians in England and Empire countries. "Blue" air letter froms available at all post offices. Postage only 10 cents. Fast air service. [n. p. n. d.].

There was the sound ... Eulogy delivered at the bier of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in rotunda of the Capitol by the Honorable Mike Mansfield, Senator from Montana, November 24, 1963. McKeesport, Pa., Wivagg Printing Company [1963].

Thermo lamp. This recent, extraordinary, and celebrated discovery, was exhibited, on Monday evening last, at the Columbian Museum ... The next exhibition ... will take place at the Museum, No. 80, Greenwich street, to-morrow evening, at 6 o'cloc

These are to certify that [blank] or bearer, is entitled to one share in the Georgia Asylum company ... [Georgia? 1801].

These presents witness, that we the subscribers, as neighbours and friends do mutually agree to the following articles. [1724].

These three. Gabriel Wells, Christmas 1927. Arranged by Frederic Warde: Printed by William Edwin Rudge.

They marched out from Saratoga in 'sixty-one. Only a fragment left of the seventy-seventh regiment - Report of secretary gives interesting incidents. [1907].

Things to be remembered. Remember that the Whig administration of Millard Fillmore enacted the Fugitive Slave bill, in violation of the constitution and all the legal safeguards of personal liberty ... Remember to see, that your name is on the v

Things which every emigrant to Liberia ought to know. [Washington, D. C. n. d.].

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. An act to provide for the defenc

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. Resolved by the Senate and House

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania,on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. An act providing for raising and

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. An act to prohibit the carrying

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. Begun and held at the City of Philadelphia ... [Dec. 2, 1793] An Act to authorize the President ... to alter the Place for holding a Session of Congress .... Approved-April the third 179

Third and last entertainment by the Shaking Quakers! from Canterbury. N. H., who have been giving their entertainments at New-York, for the last six weeks to flowing houses, beg leave most respectfully to announce to the ladies and gentlemen of

The third chapter of Saul the Shulamite ... Printed for Charles Prosser. [n. p. n. d.].

Third day of the great sale at Hyde Park & Fairmount, Monday, Oct. 11. Free trains on the Boston and Providence, and the Boston and New York Central railroad from the Summer Street and Providence stations, at 2 1-2 P. M ... [1857?].

Third grand reception of the Y. M. C. A., February 27, 1874, from 7.5 to 11 o'clock P. M. ... [Washington, D. C. 1874].

Third liberty loan subscriber. [1918].

... Third meeting of the Executive committee Monday, October 22, 1883 ... New York, 1883.

The third regiment, Mass. Vol. militia, to its friends at home [12 stanzas of verse] J. P. D. Co. D. 3d Regt. M. V. M. Camp Jourdan, Newbern, N. C., April 1863.

Third series of extracts from letters received by the educational commission for freedmen, from teachers and superintendents at Port Royal and its vicinity. Printed by order of the general committee ... Boston, June 17, 1863.

A third term menace. Dedicated to James Otis, and Patrick Henry- the orators of the American revolution ... William Kimberley Palmer. Chicopee, Massachusetts, U. S. A. February 1928, A. D.

The third term. The long silence of Caesar broken at last. President Grant writes a letter on the third term, Washington, D.C. May 29, 1875.

The thirteenth Christmas meeting of the first Mission Sabbath school, Yonkers. N. Y. [c. 1867].

The Thirteenth census. The President's special message sent to Congress January 6th ... Patronage of the Census. Editorial in January number of Good Government, official journal of the National Civil service reform league ... The Census bill ...

The thirty-nine articles of faith of the new party. to be organized at Philadelphia in August, 1866. New York, July 1866.

This "made in Germany" war ... By Richard H. Edmonds, Editor Manufacturers Record, Baltimore Md. March 21, 1918.

This appeal is made by order of the Board of directors of the American colonization society. We entreat you give it your earnest consideration; and show it to some of your firneds, and get them to help too. Two thousand freedmen and pleading for

This beautiful cut of the Washington national monument was made expressly for me in the year '85 ... [Washington, D. C.] Compilments of C. T. Cathcart, Job printer, 458 Louisiana Ave. [1885].

This being the commencement of a new commercial year, your attention is respectfully invited to the annexed annual statement of the New Orleans price current, which will be found to contain an elaborate review of the past season's operations in

This certifies, that is a member of the Mariners' Church in Boston, Massachusetts, and is hereby recommended to any branch of the Christian Church in the four quarters of the globe. Edward T. Taylor, pastor. [n. d.].

This circular is addressed to those interested in the continuance of this work - a work that is doing and has already done so much for the history, biography, genealoy and antiquities of New England ... Boston, December, 1864.

This company was organized in Cincinnati, March 1856 ... W. Wrightson. Sec'y. [1856?].

This day, at 12 o'clock, the President of the United States communicated, by Mr. Coles, his Secretary, to both houses of Congress, the following message ... Th: Jefferson. December 2, 1806. [Washington] National Intelligencer, Extraordinary----

This fair will commence on Wednesday December 22d, at Amory Hall ... [1841?].

This indenture made the ninth day of September Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and forty … by and between [blank] on the one part … Directors of the Manufactory Company of Boston … [Boston? 1740] [Positive Photostat].

This indenture, made the day of in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and between Commissioner of public buildings, of the one part, and of of the other part, witnesseth ... [Washington, D. C. n. d.].

This institution is located on the eastern border of the borough of Pottstown ... Terms by the year ... Robert Cruikshank, principal & proprietor. Pottstown, June 16th, 1864.

... This is one of the oldest establishments of the kind in the country. The colors produced, at this dye-house are clear, beautiful and brilliant ... Ladies' dresses are dyed in the best possible manner for one dollar. [Boston 1859].

This is to certify that Mrs. A. J. Dougherty, of Peoria, Ills is a member of the American flag house and Betsy Ross memorial association ... Issue of 1902.

This is to certify that Stockton White Kones, of Phila. Pa. is a member of the American flag house and Betsy Ross Memorial association ... 1899.

This is to certify that has enlisted himself as a waggoner or team-driver in the army of the United States, to serve for unless sooner discharged. In consideration whereof he is to recieve pay at the rate of ten pounds per month and one ration p

This is to certify, that has been elected an honorary member of this company in consideration of having paid his annual contributions. [Washington 18-].

This is to certify, that of entitled to one share in the Capital Stock of the Falls Bridge turnpike company ... Given under my hand this day of one thousand eight hundred and President. Treasurer. [Washington D. C. 1817].

This is to certify, that of entitled to shares in the capital stock of the Washington turnpike company ... Given under my hand, and seal of the company, this day of one thousand eight hundred and President. Treasurer. [Washington, D. C. 1819].

This memorial of the National prison reform congress of Baltimore, To the Senate and House of representatives of the United States, respectfully shows ... Baltimore. 1873.

... This new magazine has rapidly risen in favor, and its success is established beyond contigency .... The publication began in November, 1857. Terms $3 per annum, payable in advance. Fairmen & McFarlane, subscription agents for Philadel

This paper which is now published daily, at the seat of the National government, is zealously devoted to the promotion of those political principles, and that system of policy, which have characterized the administration of James Monror ... [Was

This paper will be issued regularly, from and after Wednesday, December 3, and will be delivered to city subscribers at $2 per year, ... Vespasian Ellis. [Washington, D. C. 1856].

This paper, which is now published daily, at the seat of the National Govvenment, is zealously devoted to the promotion of those political principles, and that system of policy, which have characterized the administration of James Monroe ... [Wa

This sarcophagus was the repository of the remains of the Roman Emperor, Alexander Severus, procured at Beyroot, in Syria, by Commodore Jesse D. Elliott, who brought it to the United States in the year 1839 ... and presented it to the National I

This shall entitle the owner to such prizes as shall be drawn against it in W. Byrd's lottery 1767. [Signed in mss. W. Byrd. [n. p. 1767.].

This ticket will entitle the bearer to such prize as may be drawn to its number, (if demanded within twelve months after the completion of the drawing) subject to a deduction of fifteen per cent. [Signed in mss. Sam Coleman] By order of the trus

This will certify that has paid in at this office for which amount registered bonds of the Confederate states of America, bearing interest from this date at the rate of four per cent, per annum, will be issued to him, under the "Act to reduce th

Tho' lost to sight, to mem'ry dear ... [n. d.].

... Thomas Ewing and vice-presidency. Famous Ohioan's grandson presents new evidence concerning the whig national convention of 1848. To the editor of the Republican ... Thomas Ewing. Chrysler building. New York City, October 11, 1933. Reprinted

Thomas Metcalfe, and W. T. Barry. Fellow-citizens: A few days ago I went to the house of a farmer in Shelby County, for the purpose of buying some hogs ... [Signed] Corn Planter.

Thomas W. Dorr in prison. Written for the 4th of September ... The fearless spirit of Thomas W. Dorr, as he stood in the legislative hall, at Newport, R. I. [1842].

Thompson, the abolitionist. That infamous foreign scoundrel Thompson, will hold forth this afternoon, at the Liberator Office, No. 48 Washington Street. The present is a fair opportunity for the friends of the Union to snake Thompson out! ... A

The thorough bred stallion Vertumnus! will stand the present season, which has commenced and will expire the 1st of July, at my stables in Fayette county ... C. H. Harrison. Lexington: Printed at the Observer & reporter office [1850].

Thou gracious power, whose mercy lends ... Jan. 6th, 1869.

Thoughts, on the subject of the ensuing election, addressed to the party in the state of New-York, who claim exclusively the appellation of federalists ... April 1, 1800. {Albany [Printed by Barber & Southwick] [1800]} [Positive Photostat].

Three days longer! New route to California via Wentworth's Hall! Original panorama of the gold regions of California! painted by S. A. Hudson, Esq ... S. J. Varney, printer. No. 21 Central St.

Three hundred dollars reward. Broke the jail of Dauphin county, (Pennsylvania) between the hours of 6 and 7, on the evening of the 20th of Dec. inst. a certain James Jamison under sentnce of death, for the murder of Jacob Eshelman ... Jacob Meck

Three of the great issues. Letter of Jehu Baker, of Illinois, to his constituents. Washington, May 8, 1868 Printed at the Congressional globe office.

The three races of man and his associates during the age of evolution. [n. p.] [c. 1904].

Three specimens of the same thing. Tory growls ... Rebel shrieks! ... Copperhead bites! .. Lewisburg, From the Union County Star [1864].

Three valuable publications. Newcomb's Four pillars ... The mute Christian under the smarting rod ... Memoir of Rev. John Eliot ... [1842].

Thrilling and tragic journal written by George McKinstry, Jr. while on a journey overland to California, in 1846-47. Including an account of the death of many of the party, the last three who died, being beaten by the survivors. Journal from Oct

... Through line to Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York [etc.] [Washington, D. C.] 1878.

Thursday, 181 The American Philosophical Society, hold a stated meeting at their hall, to-morrow evening, at seven o'clock. John Vaughan, Librarian.

Thursday, September 20, 1770. At this juncture, when measures are pursuing to dissolve the Union of the Colonies, every subscriber to our non-importation agreement, who wishes well to the liberties of his Country and the reputation of this City,

Thursday, September 27, 1770. Many respectable freeholders and inhabitants of this City and County justly alarmed at the resolutions formed by a number of the dry goods importers, on Thursday last, at Davenport's Tavern, which reflect dishonour

Ticket For president, Benjamin F. Butler of Massachusetts ... For Governor Matthew J, McCafferty of Worcester ... [n. d.].

A tid rei, for tories. Free men attend to what your friend a Republican advises, O. all act like me, keep liberty, which every free man prizes, O, The Tories say they'll bring us down, and make us slaves forever, O. Because we did this glorious

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