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cover of A Music Day.

A Music Day.

by Board of Commissioners for the Central Park

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1868
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"A Music Day" (2 ½ in x 3 ¼ in) is a silver gelatin albumen print taken on the Mall in Central Park in 1867. The Music Pavilion designed by Jacob Wrey Mould stands in the center of the image, cut from page 41 of the Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners for the Central Park, for… Read more
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cover of An Oration Delivered on the Late Public Commencement at Rhode-Island College in Providence; September 1774.

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Binney, Barnabas (1751-1787) An Oration Delivered on the Late Public Commencement at Rhode-Island College in Providence; September 1774. Being a Plea for the Right of private Judgement in Religious Matters; or, for the Liberty of Choosing Our Own Religion. Corroborated with the Well-Known Consequences of Priestly Power. To Which, Are Annexed, the Valedictions of the Class then First Graduated. By… Read more
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cover of A Vest-Pocket Medical Lexicon. Being a Dictionary of the Words, Terms, and Symbols of Medical Science.

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A Vest-Pocket Medical Lexicon. Being a Dictionary of the Words, Terms, and Symbols of Medical Science. Collated from the Best Authorities, with the Addition of New Words Not Before Introduced into a Lexicon. With an Appendix. By D. B. St. John Roosa, M.D., Aural Surgeon to the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. New York: Wm. Wood & Co., 61 Walker… Read more
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cover of The London Chronicle. Vol. LXII, No. 4847. From Tuesday, November 20, to Thursday, November 22, 1787.

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Wilson, James. Founding Father, Signer of the Declaration and the Constitution. 1742 – 1798. The London Chronicle. Vol. LXII, No. 4847. From Tuesday, November 20, to Thursday, November 22, 1787. Pages 489 – 496. Trimmed and disbound. Red stamp tax on the foot of page 492. Price Threepence. Housed in a hard folder and boxed. Fine. Contemporary London coverage… Read more
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cover of "David St. John's His Book"

"David St. John's His Book"

by David St. John 1762 - 1840

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181832.5 cm x 20 cm
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David St. John. A cyphering book (1818) kept by Revolutionary War soldier and veteran, David St. John (08/15/1762 - 06/06/1840) for calculating the differences between sterling money and the current lawful monies in circulation in the various states of America. A manuscript book of 125 pages, ink on paper. Signed on page 1 and elsewhere in the book, "David St.… Read more
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cover of Cheapest Eating in Albany, at the Model Coffee Room (in the City Mission Building,) Cor. Rensselaer and Franklin Streets.

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[Model Coffee Room, Albany, New York, Temperance Bill of Fare, circa 1878] Cheapest Eating in Albany, at the Model Coffee Room (in the City Mission Building,) Cor. Rensselaer and Franklin Streets. The neatest dining room in the city, attentive waiters, clean food of the best quality, no rum, but the MOST DELICIOUS COFFEE. An illustrated card, with a lithograph of… Read more
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cover of [Menu on Silk] Ball in Honor of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales.

[Menu on Silk] Ball in Honor of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales.

by Lorenzo Delmonico

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1860
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Delmonico, Lorenzo. Ball in Honor of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales. New York, October 12, 1860. New York: Delmonico's, printed by Spear, 1860. A menu printed on silk for a banquet given in honor of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later to be crowned King Edward VII, called 'the event of the age,' by the Commercial Advertiser. Held… Read more
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cover of Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room.

Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room.

by Tilton vs Beecher Trial Ticket

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1875
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The Tilton versus Beecher Trial. Beach, William A. Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room. Signed, "W. A. Beach." A printed ticket form to be used by William A. Beach (1809 – 1892), the senior counsel of the legal team representing the plaintiff, Theodore Tilton. Printed on decorated heavy paper 6.5 cm x 10… Read more
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cover of Autograph Letter Signed, July 9, 1855

Autograph Letter Signed, July 9, 1855

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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July 9, 1855
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Autograph letter dated July 9, 1855, signed "Henry W. Longfellow," 2 pages, on sheet, ink on paper, regarding forwarding of his "illustrated papers" to him at Newport, Rhode Island, where he was spending the summer. Fine.
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cover of Memoirs of an American Lady: with Sketches of Manners and Scenery in America,

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Anne MacVicar Grant. Memoirs of an American Lady: with Sketches of Manners and Scenery in America, as They Existed Previous to the Revolution by Mrs. Grant, Author of "Letters from the Mountains," &c, &c. New York: Printed for Samuel Campbell, by G. and D. Bruce, 1809. 18 cm, 12mo; p. 223 mis-numbered as 226. [viii; 344 pages] Sabin, 28296; Howes,… Read more
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cover of New York Innkeeper’s License 1796 Signed by New York City Mayor Richard Varick.

New York Innkeeper’s License 1796 Signed by New York City Mayor Richard Varick.

by Richard Varick, Mayor of New York

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March 3, 1796
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Original manuscript
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An engraved form printed on an untrimmed sheet with the 1796 and month of March, with manuscript annotations. For the sum of fifty pounds, Bernard Repelye, a grocer located at 70 Front Street, secured the right to "keep an Inn or Tavern for retailing strong or spiritous Liquors in his Dwelling-House …" for a period of one year. Mr. Repelye… Read more
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cover of Map of that Part of the City of New York North of 155th Street Showing the Progress Made in Laying Out Streets, Roads, Public Squares and Places, by the Commissioners of the Central Park, Under Chap. 565 of Laws of 1865 and of New Pier and Bulkhead Lines under Chap. 697 of Laws of 1867, January 1st, 1868.

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[Map, Upper Manhattan] Major and Knapp Eng. Mfg. & Lith. Co. 71 Broadway, N.Y., Map of that Part of the City of New York North of 155th Street Showing the Progress Made in Laying Out Streets, Roads, Public Squares and Places, by the Commissioners of the Central Park, Under Chap. 565 of Laws of 1865 and of New Pier and… Read more
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cover of Richmond 1865 Vicksburg Fort Donelson

Richmond 1865 Vicksburg Fort Donelson

by General Ulysses S. Grant

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[1868]
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Grant, General Ulysses S. Grant. RICHMOND / 1865 / Vicksburg / Fort Donelson / GENERAL U.S. GRANT / "I WILL FIGHT IT OUT ON THIS LINE." Woven white silk campaign ribbon probably created for Grant's presidential campaign of 1868. A Stevengraph woven bust-length portrait of General Grant in uniform appears above his famous declaration: "I will fight it out on… Read more
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cover of Certificate of Record for the family of Stephen H. Thayer from The Doomsday Book of the State of New York.

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[Welles & Gillette] Broadside. Certificate of Record for the family of Stephen H. Thayer from The Doomsday Book of the State of New York. Founded 1860. Entered According to an Act of Congress, in the Year 1860, by Albert Welles, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York. Welles & Gillette,… Read more
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cover of Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon as Spoken on Puget Sound and the Northwest, with Original Indian Names for Prominent Places and Localities with Their Meanings.

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Coombs, S[amuel] F., Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon as Spoken on Puget Sound and the Northwest, with Original Indian Names for Prominent Places and Localities with Their Meanings. Historical Sketch, Etc. Seattle, Wash[ington]: Published by Lowman & Hanford Stationery & Printing Co., [1891]. First edition, 38 pages, 15 cm. Attribution of authorship and date of publication from C. W.… Read more
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cover of Journals of the Rev. Thomas Smith and the Rev. Samuel Deane, Pastors of the First Church in Portland: with Notes and Biographical Notices: as a Summary History of Portland. By Wm. Willis.

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[Waldo, Francis] Willis, Wm. Journals of the Rev. Thomas Smith and the Rev. Samuel Deane, Pastors of the First Church in Portland: with Notes and Biographical Notices: as a Summary History of Portland. By Wm. Willis. Portland: Joseph S. Bailey, 1849. [vi; 483 pages] 8vo; 22.5 cm. Second edition. Frontispiece of Thomas Smith, illustrated with 8 engravings: Interlined portraits and… Read more
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cover of Santo Domingo Past & Present with a Glance at Hayti.

Santo Domingo Past & Present with a Glance at Hayti.

by Hazard, Samuel

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1873
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Hazard, Samuel. Santo Domingo Past & Present with a Glance at Hayti. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, Franklin Square, 1873. 22 cm., first edition, [xxix; 1 leaf, 511 pages; ii advertisements]. A preliminary bibliography of nine pages lists sources from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. The large fold-out map was compiled from the one ordered by the Dominican… Read more
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