The original Library of Congress: the history (1800-1814) of the Library of Congress in the United States Capitol

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981 - 110 pages

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Page 5 - That for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress at the said city of Washington, and for fitting up a suitable apartment for containing them...
Page 43 - Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the adjoining Countries, from the latter part of the Reign of Edward II. to the Coronation of Henry IV.
Page 1 - But the surest test of the civilization of a people — at least, as sure as any — afforded by mechanical art is to be found in their architecture, which presents so noble a field for the display of the grand and the beautiful, and which at the same time is so intimately connected with the essential comforts of life.
Page 51 - RUSHWORTH (John) Historical Collections of private Passages of State, weighty Matters in Law, and Remarkable Proceedings in Parliament, containing the Principal Matters which happened from 1618 to 1648.
Page 47 - MÉMOIRES des Commissaires du Roi et de ceux de Sa Majesté Britannique, sur les possessions et les droits respectifs des deux couronnes en Amérique ; avec les actes publics et pièces justificatives.
Page 64 - ASIA, being the first portion of a General Collection of Voyages and Travels; forming a complete History of the origin and progress of discovery, by Sea and Land, from the earliest ages to the present time. Preceded by an Historical Introduction, and critical Catalogue of Books of Voyages and Travels, and illustrated and adorned with numerous Engravings. By JOHN PINKERTON, Author of " Modern Geography,
Page 52 - THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA ; and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope.
Page 38 - A General History of Connecticut, from its First Settlement under George Fenwick, Esq. to its Latest Period of Amity with Great Britain ; including a description of the country, And many curious and interesting Anecdotes.
Page 90 - Neutral Rights; or, an impartial examination of the right of search of neutral vessels under convoy, and of a judgment pronounced by the English Court of Admiralty, the nth June, 1799, in the case of the Swedish convoy; with some additions and corrections, by Mr.
Page 79 - An Exposition of Christian Doctrine as taught in the Protestant Church of the United Brethren, or Unitas Fratrum.

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