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A voice from Harper's Ferry : a narrative of events at Harper's Ferry, with incidents prior and subsequent to its capture by Captain Brown and his men

Classification: 
Date: 
1861
Dimensions: 
Book (72 Pages): 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Author/Creator: Osborne P. Anderson (Osborne Perry), 1830-1872
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.CT.B8785.A5
Date Begin: 
1861
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
65131
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Provisional Constitution and Ordinances for the People of the United States

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1858
Dimensions: 
Book (15 Pages): 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Publisher: St. Catherine, Ont. : William Howard Day
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.KF4550.Z9.B76
Date Begin: 
1858
Date End: 
1858
eMuseum Object ID: 
65130
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Victory and Re-Union

Classification: 
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 5 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (14.3 x 9.5 cm) Mount (open on book cradle): 2 x 7 in. (5.1 x 17.8 cm)
Description: 
A commemorative sermon, preached in St. George’s Church, New-York, April 20, 1865 / by Stephen H. Tyng, D.D., Rector.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.E456.T98
Date Begin: 
1865
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
65073
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Martyred President

Classification: 
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 8 x 5 in. (20.3 x 12.7 cm) Mount (open on book cradle): 3 x 9 x 8 in. (7.6 x 22.9 x 20.3 cm)
Description: 
A sermon preached in the First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, N.Y. by Chas. S. Robinson.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.E457.8.R65
Date Begin: 
1865
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
65072
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Personal Forgiveness and Public Justice

Classification: 
Date: 
23 April 1864
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 in. (23.2 x 14.6 cm) Mount (open on book cradle): 2 1/2 x 11 x 9 1/8 in. (6.4 x 27.9 x 23.2 cm)
Description: 
A sermon preached in the Mercer Street Presbyterian Church by Robert Russell Booth.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.CT.L7.BoxB
Date Begin: 
1864
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
65071
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

George Washington to the Hon'ble Mayor, Recorder, Alderman & Commonalty of the City of New York

Classification: 
Description: 
Apparently one of the earliest references to New York as teh Empire State. "I pray that heaven may bestow its choicest blessings on your City - That the devastations of War, in which you found it, may soon be without a trace."
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.2
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
64984
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Samuel L. Mitchell to John Pintard

Classification: 
Date: 
April 3, 1810
Description: 
Letter informing Pintard that the bill to fund the Historical Society, attached to another bill allowing for the "extirpation of wolves and panthers," was rejected.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.Meigs.1
Date Begin: 
1810
Date End: 
1810
eMuseum Object ID: 
64983
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Continental Army, NY Regiment, 2nd Orderly Book

Classification: 
Date: 
1779
Description: 
Contains Washington's General Orders. "America to you is lost" is painted underneath and a note inside the front cover reads "Captured Lord Cornwallis & the cover of this book," Cornwallis surrendered 10/19/1781
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.War.OrderlyBooks.1
Date Begin: 
1779
Date End: 
1779
eMuseum Object ID: 
64982
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"In Memoriam"

Classification: 
Date: 
April 22, 1865
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 x 25 in. (83.8 x 63.5 cm)
Description: 
New York City Chamber of Commerce
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.1
Date Begin: 
1865
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
64981
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Call for Troops

Classification: 
Date: 
July 2, 1864
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (24.8 x 19.7 cm)
Description: 
Call for troops from new York State
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.Lincoln.1
Date Begin: 
1864
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
64980
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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