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Books and Pamphlets Collections

Almanacs Collection

Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack, for the Year of Our Redemption, 1778 …. Danvers, Mass.: Ezekiel Russell, [1777].

Daboll, Nathan. Freebetter's New-England Almanack, for the year of our Lord Christ, 1777. Hartford: Nathaniel Patton, [1776].

Daboll, Nathan. Freebetter's New-England Almanack, for the year 1776…. New London, Conn.: Timothy Green, [1775].

Weatherwise's Town and Country Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord, 1782 …. (Boston: Nathaniel Coverly and Robert Hodge, [1781].

Biography Collection

Davis, Matthew L. Memoirs of Aaron Burr. With Miscellaneous Selections from His Correspondence. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1836.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Official and Other Papers of the Late Major-General Alexander Hamilton Compiled Chiefly from the Originals in the Possession of Mrs. Hamilton. Vol. I . New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1842.

Hamilton, John C. The Life of Alexander Hamilton. New York: Halsted & Voorhies, 1834.

Schroeder, John Frederick. Life and Times of Washington Containing a Particular Account of National Principles and Events, and of the Illustrious Men of the Revolution. Part 7. New York: Fry & Chappel, 1857.

Children’s Literature Collection

Andersen, Hans Christian. The Dream of Little Tuk, and Other Tales. Translated by Charles Boner. Boston: James Monroe and Company, 1848.

Andersen, Hans Christian. A Picture-Book without Pictures: and Other Stories. Translated by Mary Howitt. New York: C.S. Francis & Co.; Boston: J.H. Francis, 1848.

Andersen, Hans Christian. Stories from Hans Andersen. First Series. Boston: J.E. Tilton & Co., 1868.

Emblems of Mortality; Representing in Upwards of Fifty Cuts, Death Seizing All Ranks and Degrees of People; Imitated from a Painting in the Cemetery of the Dominican Church at Basil, in Switzerland: With an Apostrophe to Each; Translated from the Latin and French. Intended as Well for the Information of the Curious, and the Instruction and Entertainment of Youth …. 1st American ed. Hartford: John Babcock, 1801.

Nurse Truelove's New-Year's Gift: or, The Book of Books for Children. Adorned With Cuts. And Designed for a Present to Every Little Boy Who Would Become a Great Man, and Ride Upon a Fine Horse; and to Every Little Girl, Who Would Become a Fine Woman, and Ride in a Governour's Gilt Coach …. 1st Worcester edition. Worcester, Mass.: Isaiah Thomas, 1786.

Classed Collections

Edwards, Jonathan. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life. In Ten Volumes. Vol. 1. New York: Sherman Converse, 1829.

The Rejected Addresses; Together With the Prize Address, Presented for the Prize Medal, Offered for the Best Address, on the Opening of the New Park Theatre, in the City of New-York . New York: Nathaniel Smith, 1821.

Colleges Collection

Dod, William A. History of the College of New Jersey, from Its Commencement, A.D., 1746, to 1783. (Prepared originally for the Princeton Whig, Feb., 1844.). Princeton: J.T. Robinson, 1844.

Dated Books Collection

Callender, James Thomson. The History of the United States for 1796; Including a Variety of Interesting Particulars Relative to the Federal Government Previous to That Period . Philadelphia: Snowden & McCorkle,1797.

Jefferson, Thomas. Notes on the State of Virginia. Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1788.

Hamilton, Alexander (1739-1802). Outlines of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery ... To Which Are Added Smellie's Anatomical Tables, With Explanations. Philadelphia: Archibald Bertram, 1806.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). A Full Vindication of the Measures of the Congress, From the Calumnies of Their Enemies; in Answer to a Letter, Under the Signature of A.W. Farmer …. New York: James Rivington, 1774.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Observations on Certain Documents Contained in No. V & VI of "The History of the United States for the Year 1796," in Which the Charge of Speculation Against Alexander Hamilton, Late Secretary of the Treasury, is Fully Refuted . Philadelphia: John Bioren for John Fenno, 1797.

Longworth's American Almanack, New-York Register, and City Directory, for the Twenty-Second Year of American Independence …. New York: T. & J. Swords, 1797.

Martel, Michael. Martel’s Elements. Containing, I. New Essays on Education… II. An Introduction to the French Language… III. A Selection of Delicate Bon-mots…. New York: C.C. van Alen & Co. for Michael Martel, 1796.

Seabury, Samuel. Discourses on Several Subjects. Vol. 1. Hudson, N.Y.: William E. Norman, 1815.

Seabury, Samuel. A View of the Controversy Between Great-Britain and Her Colonies: Including a Mode of Determining Their Present Disputes, Finally and Effecually [sic]; and of Preventing All Future Contentions. In a Letter, to the Author of “A Full Vindication of the Measures of the Congress, from the Calumnies of Their Enemies” . New York: James Rivington, 1774.

Dated Pamphlets Collection

Edwards, Jonathan. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. A Sermon Preached at Enfield, July 8th 1741. At a Time of Great Awakenings; and Attended with Remarkable Impressions on Many of the Hearers . Boston: S. Kneeland and T. Green, 1741.

Green, Jacob. A Vision of Hell, and a Discovdry [sic] of Some of the Consultations and Devices There, in the Year 1767. Boston: John Boyle, 1773.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). The Farmer Refuted: or, A More Impartial and Comprehensive View of the Dispute Between Great-Britain and the Colonies, Intended as a Further Vindication of the Congress: in Answer to a Letter from A.W. Farmer, Intitled “A View of the Controversy Between Great-Britain and Her Colonie s”.... New York: James Rivington, 1775.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Letter From Alexander Hamilton, Concerning the Public Conduct of John Adams, Esq. President of the United States. New York: Printed for John Lang by George F. Hopkins, 1800.

Louis XVI. The Trial, &c. of Louis XVI. Late King of France, and Marie Antoinette, His Queen. Lansingburgh, N.Y.: Silvester Tiffany for Thomas Spencer, 1794.

Orphan Asylum Society. The Constitution of the Orphan Asylum Society. Established in New-York, March--1806. New York: David Longworth, 1807.

Dime Novels Collection

Pannell, C.H.H. The Life of George Washington: A New Biography of the Father of His Country…. New York: Beadle and Adams, 1876.

Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince. Bald Eagle; or, The Last of the Ramapaughs. A Romance of Revolutionary Times. New York: Beadle and Company, [1867].

Federal Documents Collection

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Claims. Report of the Committee of Claims, on the Petition of Elizabeth Hamilton. January 11, 1810…. Washington, D.C.: A. & G. Way, 1810.

Reserve Collection

Jefferson, Thomas. Notes on the State of Virginia. London: John Stockdale, 1787.

Jefferson, Thomas. Observations sur la Virginie. Translated by André Morelle. Paris: Chez Barrois, 1786.

U.S. Documents Collection

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims. Report of the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims on the Petition of Elizabeth Hamilton. February 24, 1816…. [Washington, DC: William A. Davis, 1816].

Graphic Arts Collections

Broadsides Collection

Americans to Arms. Sung to the Tune of, Britons to Arms . [Salem, Mass.?: Ezekiel Russell?, 1775?]. Facsimile reprint. New York: Johnson, Wilson & Co. 1875.

A Bloody Butchery, by the British Troops: or, The Runaway Fight of the Regulars. Being the Particulars of the Victorious Battle Fought at and near Concord ... Between Two Thousand Regular Troops, Belonging to His Britannic Majesty, and a Few Hundred Provincial Troops . 2nd ed. Salem, Mass.: Ezekiel Russell, 1775.

Britannia in Tears, for the Loss of Her Children . [United States, between 1775 and 1783?].

The Duel: or An Affair of Honor Settled by a Peaceable Quarrel. Alias--the Battle of the Frogs! .... Providence: Thomas Flange, [between 1810 and 1830?].

Four Excellent Songs . Norwich, Conn.: Judah Spooner, [between 1774 and 1776].

A Funeral Elegy, on the Revd. and Renowned George Whitefield, Chaplain to the Right Honorable the Countess of Huntingdon, &c. Who Departed This Life at Newbury-Port, on Sabbath Morning the 30th day of September, 1770. Æt. 56 . Boston: [John Kneeland and Seth Adams], 1770.

Rich, Elisa. A Poem on the Late Distress of the Town of Boston. With Some Remarks on the Sudden Flight of the Ministerial Troops, After Plundering and Destroying the Property of the Worthy Inhabitants, They Left the Town in the Greatest Confusion Imaginable, Not Allowing Themselves Time to Take with Them Great Part of Their Warlike Stores, in Short They Fled Like Murderer's Pursued by the Hand of Justice . Chelmsford, Mass.: Nathaniel Coverly, 1776.

Taxation of America . [United States, between 1777 and 1810].

The Tragedy of Louis Capet: Being a True and Authentic Narrative of the Horrid and Barbarous Execution of the Late Unfortunate Monarch, Louis XVIth of France, Who Was Beheaded, on the Twenty First of January, 1793 …. Springfield, Mass.: Edward Gray, 1793.

A Tribute to the Memory of Catherine Berrenger, of the Town of Rhinebeck, Who Fell a Victim to Death on the 4th day of November ... 1800, by Swallowing a Potion of Arsenic, Supposed to be Administered to Her by John Benner, to Whom She Was Promised in Marriage …. [Poughkeepsie, N.Y.?, 1800?].

Currency Collection

Drawings Collection

Johnston, John. Green Dragon Tavern. Boston, 1773.

Engravings Collection

Buss, Robert William. Satisfaction. Engraved Expressly for the New York Mirror. New York, 1841.

Chappel, Alonzo. A. Hamilton. From the Original Painting by Chappel, in the Possession of the Publishers. New York: Johnson, Fry & Company, [1858].

Savage, Edward. George Washington Esqr. President of the United States of America. From the Original Portrait Painted at the Request of the Corporation of the University of Cambridge in Massachusetts . [London]: E. Savage, [1793].

The Solemnity of a Wedding and Brilliancy of a Married Life When Lived According to Christian Examples Our Saviour Wrought His First Miracle at a Marriage Supper . [United States, between 1800 and 1850?].

Stuart, Gilbert. General Gates. From the Original Picture in the Possession of Ebenr. Stevens Esqr. New York: C. & A. Tiebout, 1798.

Tiebout, Cornelius. In Memory of Genl. Alexr. Hamilton. Philadelphia: John Savage, [1804].

Trumbull, John. The Battle at Bunker's Hill, or the Death of General Warren. [Boston?, 1789?].

Games Collection

Lafayette playing cards. Milton, Mass.: Jazaniah Ford, ca. 1825.

Lithographs Collection

Childs & Inman. Mount Vernon, on the Potomac Feby 22d. 1832. Philadelphia: Childs & Inman, 1831.

N. Currier (Firm). Washington's Reception by the Ladies on Passing the Bridge at Trenton, N.J. April 1789, on His Way to be Inaugurated First President of the United States . New York: N. Currier, [1845].

Maps Collection

Montrésor, John. A Plan of the City of New-York & Its Environs to Greenwich, on the North of Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort & Battery, With the True Form & Course of the Commanding Grounds, With and Without the Town. Surveyed in the Winter, 1775 . [London]: Andrew Drury, [1776?].

A Plan of the City and Environs of New York in North America . [London, 1776].

Plan of the Siege of York Town in Virginia. London, 1787.

Political Cartoons Collection

A Peep Into the Antifederal Club. New York, 1793.

The Providential Detection. [United States, between 1797 and 1800?].

[Robert Morris Moving the Capital. United States, ca. 1790].

Realia Collection

Printing plates: Battle of Monmouth. Painted by Alonzo Chappel. Albany, N.Y.: James B. Lyon, [1868?].

Revere Collection

Revere, Paul. The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King - Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a Party of ye 29th Regt. .

A Warm Place -- Hell . [Boston]: Matthias Darly, [1768].

Sheet Music Collection

Reinagle, Alexander. Chorus Sung Before Gen. Washington as He Passed Under the Triumphal Arch Raised on the Bridge at Trenton April 21st 1789 Set to Music and Dedicated by Permission to Mrs. Washington . Philadelphia: Printed for the author and sold by Henry Rice, [1789].

Staffordshire Pottery Collection

Tickets Collection

Manuscript Collections

Aaron Burr Papers, 1772-1842.

Abigail Adams Letters.

Newspapers Collection

Daily Advertiser . New York, N.Y. January 20, 1791.

Farmer’s Cabinet . Amherst, N.H. January 1, 1825.

Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser . Philadelphia, Penn. July 8, 1787.

Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser . Philadelphia, Penn. July 27, 1787.

Massachusetts Spy, or, Thomas’s Boston Journal . Boston, Mass. December 10, 1772.

Minerva, & Mercantile Evening Advertiser . New York, N.Y. July 15, 1797.

New York Evening Post . New York, N.Y. November 24, 1801.

New York Journal . New York, N.Y. October 22, 1772.

Pennsylvania Evening Post . Philadelphia, Penn. January 22, 1777.

Spectator . New York, N.Y. January 4, 1800.

Thomas’s Massachusetts Spy or, The Worcester Gazette . Worcester, Mass. July 5, 1781.

Periodicals Collection

Curtis's Botanical Magazine, or, Flower-garden Displayed: In Which the Most Ornamental Foreign Plants, Cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-House, and the Stove, Will be Accurately Represented in Their Natural Colors . Vol. 15. London: Printed by Stephen Couchman, published by T. Curtis. 1801.

Additional AAS Materials Referenced

American Citizen. New York: N.Y. July 26, 1803.

Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser. Philadelphia, Penn. August 25, 1787.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Letter From Alexander Hamilton, Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq. President of the United States. New York: Printed for John Lang by George F. Hopkins, 1800. Reprinted, Philadelphia: [William Duane, 1800].

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Letter From Alexander Hamilton, Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq. President of the United States. 2nd ed. New York: Printed for John Lang by John Furman, 1800.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Letter From Alexander Hamilton, Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq; President of the United States. 3rd ed. New York: Printed for John Lang by Furman and Loudon, 1800.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Letter From Alexander Hamilton, Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq. President of the United States. 4th ed. New York: Printed for John Lang by Furman and Loudon, 1800.

Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804). Letter from Alexander Hamilton, Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq. President of the United States. Written in the year 1800 . New ed., with a preface. Boston: E.G. House, 1809.

Hopkins, Samuel. The Life and Character of the Late Reverend, Learned, and Pious Mr. Jonathan Edwards, President of the College of New-Jersey…. Northampton, Mass.: Andrew Wright, 1804.

Lee, Charles. Proceedings of a General Court Martial, Held at Brunswick, in the State of New-Jersey, by Order of His Excellency General Washington … for the Trial of Major General Lee. July 4th, 1778. Major General Lord Stirling, President . Philadelphia: John Dunlap, 1778.

Low, Nathanael. An Astronomical Diary; or, Almanack, for the year of Christian Aera, 1777. Boston: J. Gill and T. & J. Fleet, [1776].

Scheffer, Ary. Lafayette. Paris: Chez l'Auteur et chez Chaillou, [1824].

Weekly Museum. New York, N.Y. January 11, 1800.

A Partial Bibliography

American Antiquarian Society. Wellsprings of a Nation: America Before 1801, a Bicentennial Exhibition from the Collections of the American Antiquarian Society at the Worcester Art Museum, April 19-June 5, 1977 . Worcester, Mass.: American Antiquarian Society, 1977.

Chernow, Ron. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Penguin, 2004.

Chernow, Ron. Washington: a Life. New York: Penguin, 2010.

Countryman, Edward. Enjoy the Same Liberty: Black Americans and the Revolutionary Era. Lanham, Md.: Rowan & Littlefield, 2012.

Cunningham, Noble E. The Image of Thomas Jefferson in the Public Eye: Portraits for the People, 1800-1809. Charlottesville, Va.: University of Virginia Press, 1981.

Ellis, Joseph J. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Vintage, 1998.

Gilbert, Alan. Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

“Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) (2015), Lin-Manuel Miranda.” Genius.com. Accessed May 20, 2016. http://genius.com/albums/Lin-manuel-miranda/Hamilton-original-broadway-c...

Hargrave, Catherine Perry. A History of Playing Cards, and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming, Compiled and Illustrated From the Old Cards and Books in the Collection of the United States Playing Card Company in Cincinnati . New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1930.

Isenberg, Nancy. Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr. New York: Viking, 2007.

Jefferson, Thomas. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Vol. 26. Edited by John Catanzariti. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.

Kelly, James C. and B.S. Lowell. “Thomas Jefferson: His Friends and Foes.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 101, no. 1 (1993): 133-157.

Massachusetts Historical Society. Adams Papers Digital Edition. Accessed May 20, 2016. https://www.masshist.org/publications/apde2/

McCullough, David. John Adams. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002.

Miranda, Lin-Manuel. Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording. Atlantic Recording 551093-2, 2015, 2 compact discs. Recorded 2015.

Misencik, Paul R. The Original American Spies: Seven Covert Agents of the Revolutionary War. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2014.

Moore, George Henry. “Mr. Lee's Plan--March 29, 1777." The Treason of Charles Lee, Major General, Second in Command in the American Army of the Revolution. New York: Scribner, 1860.

National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Founders Online. Accessed May 20, 2016. http://founders.archives.gov/

Pencak, William. Jews & Gentiles in Early America, 1654-1800. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2005.

Weitenkampf, Frank. Political Caricature in the United States in Separately Published Cartoons: An Annotated List. New York: New York Public Library, 1953.

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