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1789

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Thomas Jefferson to Collow Freres, Carmichael & Company, September 10, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Wilhelm Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard, October 14, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Edward Jerningham, May 21, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to John Mason, July 16, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay, August 30, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to John Trumbull, April 8, 1789
Subscription of tobacco shipments to New Orleans
James Madison to George Washington, March 5, 1789.

James Madison to George Washington, March 5, 1789.

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Thomas Jefferson to James I. Brossier, July 30, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Guiseppe Chiappe, September 9, 1789
Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. An act to suspend part of an act, entitled, "An act to regulate the collection of the duties imp

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York,...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 212, Folder 6.

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

Allegorical print showing Father Time parting the stormy skies of recent days to reveal Louis XVI eagerly accepting the truth offered by Justice and the arrival of Jacques Necker, recalled on 16 July 1789, as F... More

Plan of the city of New York.

Plan of the city of New York.

Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of... More

Dispatch, British Cartoon Print

Dispatch, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a man, holding a large club labeled "Procrastination" over his head, saying "I hate delay"; he is about to strike Father Time who cries "Murder, Murder." Father Time's hourglass and scythe are alrea... More

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, September 26, 1789, Passport for Thomas Jefferson, Signed by Lafayette

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, S...

Passport for Thomas Jefferson, Signed by Lafayette

William Ludlam to Thomas Jefferson, September 16, 1789
[3 orders proceeding to Versailles, May 1789]

[3 orders proceeding to Versailles, May 1789]

Print shows ornate carriage in which are riding well-dressed people with horns growing out of their heads. The carriage is drawn by two horned deer; standing on a platform at the rear is a women holding a baton... More

Wilhelm Willink, et al to Thomas Jefferson, September 17, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Count de Cambray, September 10, 1789
Theatrical portraiture no. 1 - Henry V

Theatrical portraiture no. 1 - Henry V

Illustration shows an actor portraying Henry V in Shakespear's play by the same name. Illus. in: The Attic miscellany or, characteristic mirror of men and things, vol. 1. London : Bently & Co., 1790. Caption: H... More

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regiment de Flanders avec les Gardes du Corps lors de leurs arriveé de Versailles a Paris de 6 Octobre 1789

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regimen...

Cartoon about the French Revolution. Title from item. Title translated: The fraternity of soldiers of the Parisienne Guard, the Dragoons, and the Regiment of Flanders with the body guards at the time of their a... More

Thomas Jefferson to John Trumbull, September 24, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Edward Bancroft, April 9, 1789
Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. An act for establishing the salaries of the executive officers of government, with their assista

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York,...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 212, Folder 5.

Trois tetes sous l'meme bonnet

Trois tetes sous l'meme bonnet

Print shows a neatly dressed man sitting on a bundle surrounded by implements of the Third Estate and holding a large triangle topped with a liberty cap, within the triangle are images of a cleric, an aristocra... More

The solar system displayed.
To the honorable the Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The petition and remonstrance of John Fitch, of the City of Philadelphia ... John Fitch. Philadelphia, September 26, 1789.

To the honorable the Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvan...

Used for Exchange 3-7-51.; Imprint 2.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera ... More

La coup des bois

La coup des bois

Print shows a member of the Third Estate, possibly a woman, kneeling on top of a fallen friar, cutting wooden branches or horns from his head. Title from item. Caption continues: Quel besogne, Grand Dieu ni moi... More

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

Ode to the President of the United States on his arrival at Boston. [B...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford.; Not in Evans.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... More

Thomas Jefferson to Charles Carter, December 12, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to J. G. Diriks, June 15, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Paine, October 14, 1789
Charles W. F. Dumas to Thomas Jefferson, April 3, 1789, in French
Thomas Jefferson to Madame de Corny, October 14, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe, December 17, 1789
The whim of the moment, British Cartoon Print

The whim of the moment, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a royal coach drawn by two horses "Faith" and "Hope" passing through a crowd to shouts of "Huzza"; three figures are seated in the coach, one wearing a crown labeled "German"; a coachman riding on t... More

La Romaine aristocratique

La Romaine aristocratique

Print shows a monstrous figure holding a scale weighing a member of the Third Estate; in the background a plump clergyman and a nobleman walk away with a large pig between them. Title from item. de Vinck, 2749 ... More

Thomas Jefferson to Francis Coffyn, Mr. Cavalier, and Mr. Guiraud, September 13, 1789, Circular Letter
Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des isles Antilles, reduite de la grande carte angloise de Popple,
Thomas Jefferson to Jacques Necker, January 24, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Edward Bancroft, June 15, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Lucy Ludwell Paradise, July 13, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Edward Bancroft, September 25, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Nathaniel Cutting, September 10, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to John Churchman, September 18, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Edward Bancroft, March 1, 1789
A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the property of Genl. Skeene, which on Genl. Burgoyne's army advancing, was set fire to, by the Americans

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the propert...

Print shows a sawmill belonging to loyalist Philip Skene and the blockhouse at Fort Anne which were burned by American forces, reteating in advance of the British army under the command of General Burgoyne. Tit... More

Thomas Jefferson to Pieter van Damme, January 25, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, September 13, 1789
John Trumbull to Thomas Jefferson, March 16, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Nathaniel Cutting, November 21, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Ferdinand Grand & Company, October 14, 1789
Thomas Jefferson, July 1789, Notes on French First Republic, Fragment
Thomas Jefferson to Ferdinand Grand & Company, June 9, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to John Rutledge, Jr., March 25, 1789
Shinpan shiba sanenzan zoujōji shōmen no zu

Shinpan shiba sanenzan zoujōji shōmen no zu

Print shows travelers and pedestrians walking on a promenade that passes a temple and a grove of trees. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06... More

Yatsushi Manzai

Yatsushi Manzai

Print shows two women, one sitting playing a drum, the other standing.

To the mechanics of the City of New York. I have seen a piece, signed by a number of persons, said to be done in behalf of the mechanics of the city of New York. [Regarding the election of governor of New York] [Signed] A mechanic. April 28, 178

To the mechanics of the City of New York. I have seen a piece, signed ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 111, Folder 16d.

[Scientific apparatus used by Lavoisier in studying chemical reactions in combustion of substances, including mercury, top right] / Paulze Lavoisier, sculpt.

[Scientific apparatus used by Lavoisier in studying chemical reactions...

Illus. in: Traite elementaire de chimie / Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. Paris : Cuchet, 1789, plate 4. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 187.

Thomas Jefferson to John Trumbull, June 18, 1789
Gouverneur Morris, 1789, Plan of American Finances
Thomas Jefferson to Fulwar Skipworth, March 1, 1789
A View from the Schuykill, with a S.W. Prospect of Bush Hill, one of the seats of William Hamilton, esq.

A View from the Schuykill, with a S.W. Prospect of Bush Hill, one of t...

Philadelphia, Pa. Illus. in: Columbian Magazine, Feb. 1789. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; B.I.

Communications interesting to the public. [consists of letters from Adam Ott, John Stull regarding Dr. Cruse of Baltimore] 1789.
John B. Cutting to Thomas Jefferson, September 11, 1789
The Pancake woman. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The Pancake woman. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print is a restrike of Rembrandt's 1635 engraving. Illus. in: Dictionnaire des graveurs anciens et modernes, depuis l'origine de la gravure / par F. Basan. Paris : L'auteur [etc.], 1789, oppposite p. 122. No. 122.

Daikagura, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Daikagura, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows actors in lion costume dancing in front of women and children gathered at a window, and children and adults outside the building. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... More

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotisme et les abus du regne feodal qui terrassaient le peuple

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotis...

Marquis de Lafayette assisting the French nation (Marie) trampling figure in sarcophagus with wings and hair of snakes while nude figure is attached by serpents. Title from item. Possibly purchased by George IV... More

The old bailey advocate bringing off a thief, British Cartoon Print

The old bailey advocate bringing off a thief, British Cartoon Print

"A barrister in wig, gown, and bands, in profile to the right, tramples on the prostrate body of Truth, putting his foot in her mouth..." (Source: George) [Dent]. "Designed by Quibble Executed by Brass Publishe... More

Thomas Jefferson to Dussalt, January 16, 1789, in French
Thomas Jefferson to Charles W. F. Dumas, July 30, 1789, in French
Thomas Jefferson to Ladevese, March 11, 1789
Portrait d'apres nature du Sr. Harné natif de Dôle en Franche Comté Grenadier aux Gardes Francaises qui àmonté le premier à l'assaut et à arreté le gouverneur de la Bastille le mardi 14 Juillet 1789

Portrait d'apres nature du Sr. Harné natif de Dôle en Franche Comté Gr...

Print shows Sr. Harné, a grenadier in the French Guards, and Sr. Humbert, leaders, respectively, of the first and second assaults on the Bastille, 14 July 1789, full-length portrait, standing, facing each other... More

Thomas Jefferson to Pieter van Damme, May 3, 1789, in French
Thomas Jefferson to Count Aranda, March 25, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Archbishop Bordeaux, July 22, 1789, in French
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay, July 23, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to William Short, May 3, 1789
John Jones & Sons to Thomas Jefferson, January 3, 1789, Receipt for Thermometers Paid for by Daniel Parker

John Jones & Sons to Thomas Jefferson, January 3, 1789, Receipt for Th...

Receipt for Thermometers Paid for by Daniel Parker

Thomas Jefferson to John B. Cutting, June 7, 1789, France
Thomas Jefferson to Edward Bancroft, July 12, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to John Gallway, April 12, 1789
Lord Fitzgerald to Thomas Jefferson, May 14, 1789
Messieurs Delaunay, Flexelles, Berthier, Foulon, et les deux Gardes du Corps qui ont été decolés par le peuple, voudraient passer jusqu'aux Champs Eliseés en depit de Caron qui ne recoit dans sa barque que le Sr. Remy François boulanger victime innocente de la fureur aristocratique: l'infortuné Calas et autres viennent le recevoir a l'autre bord

Messieurs Delaunay, Flexelles, Berthier, Foulon, et les deux Gardes du...

Print shows Charon accepting the baker Sr. Remy, mistakenly beheaded, into his boat while rejecting several government officials and guardsmen, all who carry their severed heads atop pikes; on the opposite shor... More

Thomas Jefferson to James Swan, May 6, 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Nicholas van Staphorst, March 3, 1789
Georgetown College D.C.
Thomas Jefferson, October 31, 1789, Note on the Value of the Dollar in French Money
Plan des environs de l'ancienne et nouvelle ville de Cayenne pour servir au memoire relatif a l'ancienne commune de la ville a celle qu'on propose dy substituer /
Toso

Toso

Print shows two women carrying wine and cups for a New Year's celebration.

Behold, he prayeth, British Cartoon Print

Behold, he prayeth, British Cartoon Print

"Thurlow (right), in profile to the right, kneels in prayer at a table on which the head of the mace is visible..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and ... More

Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - taken from the hill S.W. of the academy

Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - ...

Print shows panoramic view of farms and farmland with the Delaware River in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswo... More

Ise monogatari, Eishi Hosoda

Ise monogatari, Eishi Hosoda

Print shows three women, two sitting on the floor and one standing, a third person sitting on the floor appears to be offering a small box containing two objects to the others as the woman standing looks on; in... More

Je tient mon pied du bœuf - il faut faire trois choses Le calculateur patriote.

Je tient mon pied du bœuf - il faut faire trois choses Le calculateur ...

Print shows (on the left) an aristocrat and a clergyman, each with a hand on a low post, and a member of the Third Estate placing both of his hands on top of the others. "Pied de Bœuf" is a pun on "Œil de Bœuf"... More

Monsieur veto

Monsieur veto

Print shows a monstrous giant, representing monarchical veto powers, is welcomed at an entryway by a nobleman; he has scales on his hands and feet, carries a bar used to enchain prisoners, symbolizing despotism... More

A view of a saw mill and block house upon Fort Anne Creek ...which on Gen. Burgoyne's army advancing was set fire to by the Americans

A view of a saw mill and block house upon Fort Anne Creek ...which on ...

Title from item. Published in: Travels through the interior parts of America. In a series of letters / Thomas Anburey. London : W. Lane, 1789.

James Greer broadside voiding a land transaction
Thomas Jefferson to Unknown, July 1789
Thomas Jefferson to Lucy Ludwell Paradise, March 24, 1789
Alphabeth de la Bourbonnoise

Alphabeth de la Bourbonnoise

Print shows nude female figure forming the letters of the alphabet. Title from item. Irregularly trimmed within plate mark. Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

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