The National Memorial Volume: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the Great Events of Our Past Century

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C. A. Nichols & Company, 1879 - 669 páginas

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Arnolds Headquarters
53
CORNWALLISs SURRENDER
55
Cornwallis Portrait and Autograph 22 Washingtons Sword
63
The Washington Elm Cambridge Mass
65
WASHINGTONS RESIGNATION
66
Amity between England and America
70
George the Tbird Portrait and Autograph 27 FIRST MINISTER TO ENGLANDRECEPTION OF JOHN ADAMS
73
John Adams Portrait and Autograph 29 Enrolling the Constitution
77
CONVENTION AT PHILADELPHIA 1787
79
Franklin Pleading for Pacification
81
IX
84
FIRST INAUGURATION OF A PRESIDENT
86
Presidential Mansion 1789
88
Treating with the Indians
91
WAYNES DEFEAT OF THE INDIANS
93
Anthony Wayne Portrait and Autograph 39 General St Clair Portrait and Autograph 40 Little Turtle Portrait
95
Results of the CottonGin
98
Famous Whiskey Insurrection in Pennsylvania
106
David Bradford Portrait
109
General Henry Lee Portrait
111
WASHINGTON D C IN 1876
116
National Capitol in 1876
117
Martha Washington Portrait and Autograph
120
DEATH OF WASHINGTON DECEMBER 14 1799
122
George Washington as Colonel
123
George Washington General U S A
124
Tomb of Wasbington
125
Scene of the Burr and Hamilton Duel Wee hawken
131
Aaron Burr with Autograph
135
Progress of the Solar Eclipse
136
TOTAL ECLIPSE IN 1869
137
Eclipse as seen in Brazil
140
Burrs Flight
142
C6 BREAKING UP OF BURRS EXPEDITION
146
First Steamboat on the Hudson
150
Robert Fulton Portrait and Autograph
151
FULTONS FIRST STEAMBOAT
153
T2 After the Earthquake
156
Scene of the Great Earthquake in the West
158
EARTHQUAKE SCENE IN SAN FRANCISCO
161
Perrys Flag on Lake Erie
163
Commodore Perry Portrait and Autograph
165
BATTLE OF LAKE ERIEPERRYS VICTORY
167
General Harrison Portrait and Autograph
170
American Defenses at New Orleans
171
Andrew Jackson Portrait and Autograph
174
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS JACKSONS TERRIFIC SLAUGHTER OF THE BRITISH
176
Destruction by the Great Gale and Flood
178
The EverMemorable Gale September 231825
180
Horrors of the Whirlwind throughout New England
183
POPULAR OVATIONS NATIONAL JUBILEES PAGEANTS FEATS
186
Lafayette Portrait and Autograph
188
Sword of Honor Presented to Lafayette
190
Lafayettes Residence
191
Lafayettes Birthplace
193
Lafayettes Tomb
195
Preliminaries of the Code of Honor
196
Henry Clay Portrait and Autograph
198
John Randolph Portrait and Autograph
200
DOELINGGROUND AT BLADEXSBURG
202
The Victors Wreath
205
Robert Y Hayne Portrait
207
Daniel Webster Portrait
209
Websters Reply to Hayne
212
Joseph Smith Portrait and Autograph
216
Brigham Young Portrait and Autograph
218
Mormon Temple
220
SALT LAKE CITY THE MORMON Ziox
221
Appeal of a Beautiful Girl to Gibbs to Spare her Life
222
Pirate Gibbs Portrait
224
GIBBS BUTCHERING THE CREW OF ONE OF HIS PRIZES
226
METKORIC SHOWER AT Boston
228
Meteoric Shower as seen at Niagara Falls
230
Remarkable Meteoric Display on the Missis sippi
233
The Preservation 236 110 ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JACKSON
236
Richard Lawrence Portrait
240
Hanging the Telegraph Wire
246
Professor Morse Portrait and Autograph
248
Orders of Glory Conferred on Professor Morse
250
Monster Petition to Congress 282
252
117 John Quincy Adams Portrait and Autograph
254
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS DEFENDING THE RIGHT OF PETITION IN CONGRESS 208
258
Safe Place for the Key to the Public Funds
263
Thomas H Benton Portrait and Autograph
265
FacSimile Copy of Expunging Resolution
267
Singular Form of Auroral Arch
269
MAGNIFICENT AURORA BOREALIS OF NO VEMBER 13 AND 14 1837
271
View of the Aurora Borealis in its early Stages
274
Effect of the Temperance Reformation
276
Signing the Pledge
279
DISTINGUISHED TEMPERANCE ADVOCATES
282
Exploring the Northwest
285
Planting American Flag on the Rocky Mount ains by Fremont
287
John C Fremont Portrait and Autograph
288
Fremont on his Great Exploring Tour to the Far West and Rocky Mountains
289
Mutiny on Board the United States Brig Som
291
ers Hanging of the Ringleaders from the Yardarm
297
Commodore MacKenzie with Autograph
303
APPEARANCE OF THE COMET IN FULL SPLENDOR
304
Telescopic View of the Comet
306
The Great Day Prophesied by the Second Ad ventists
307
SYMBOLICAL ILLURTRATIONS OF THE SEC OND ADVENT PROPHECIES
309
William Miller Portrait and Autograph
313
Stocktons Great Gun the Peacemaker
315
President Tyler Portrait and Autograph
316
Secretary Gilmer Portrait and Autograph
318
Explosion of the Great Gun on Board the United States Steamsbip Princeton
319
Secretary Upsbur Portrait and Autograph
320
Commodore Stockton Portrait and Auto graph
322
Cora L V Hatch Portrait 345 158 Spiritual Autograph of Lord Bacon
345
STORMING OF CHAPULTEPEC 317
347
President Polk Portrait and Autograph 161 General Taylor Portrait and Autograph
349
Santa Anna Portrait and Autograph
350
General Scott Portrait and Autograph
351
GENERAL Scotts GRAND ENTRANCE INTO THE MEXICAN CAPITAL
352
Lieutenant Lynch Portrait and Autograph
356
VALLEY OF THE JORDAN AND DEAD SEA
357
Right Bank of the Dead Sea
358
Mining Operations in California
360
SUTTERS MILL WHERE GOLD WAS FIRST DISCOVERED IN 1848
362
John A Sutter Portrait
363
James W Marshall Portrait
364
Horrors of the Great Epidemic
372
Professor Websters Murder Appllances
376
Doctor Parkman Portrait and Autograph
378
Professor Webster Portrait and Autograph
380
PROFESSOR WEBSTERS CELL IN PRISON
382
Thousand Persons Welcome Her Arrival Transcendent Beauty and Power of Her Voice A Whole
386
Jenny Lind Portrait and Autograph
388
P T Barnum Portrait and Autograph
390
Jenny Linds Appearance at Castle Garden
392
Double Execution in San Francisco
395
Seal of the California Vigilance Committee
397
EXECUTIONS BY THE VIGILANCE COMMIT TEE IN SAN FRANCISCO
400
America Distances by Nearly Eight Miles the Whole Fleet of Swift and Splendid Competitors
403
George Steers Portrait
405
YACHT AMERICA J C STEVENS COMMO DORE
407
Cup of All Nations Won by the America
409
THE INVITED GUEST OF THE NATION Splendid Military Pageant in New York on
412
Governor Kossuth Portrait and Autograph
414
GRAND MILITARY RECEPTION OF GOVERN Or KossUTH IN NEW YORK
417
EXHIBITION OF THE INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS IN NEW YORK Construction 1853
421
Theodore Sedgwick Portrait and Autograph
423
CRYSTAL PALACE OF NEW YORK FOR THE EXHIBITION OF THE INDUSTRIES OF ALL NATIONS
425
Steamship Arctic
429
Loss OF THE COLLINS STEAMSHIP ARCTIC BY COLLISION AT NOONDAY IN MID
433
Assault on Senator Sumner by P S Brooks
443
Hon Charles Sumner with Autograph 202 Hon P S Brooks with Autograph 203 Hon A P Butler with Autograph
447
ExcITEMENT IN BUSINESS CIRCLES DURING THE GREAT PANIO
449
Effects of the Hard Times
451
Book of Requests for Prayers
456
Group of Eminent Revival Preachers dur ing the National Century
460
Dwight L Moody Portrait 210 Ira D Sankey Portrait
464
REVIVAL MEETING IN BROOKLYN Cox DUCTED BY MESSRS MOODY AND SANKEY
466
Petroleum Wells
469
Petroleum Wells in Pennsylvania
471
Process of Boring for Petroleum
472
BURNING OF ONE OF THE GREAT OIL WELLS
475
Japanese Box Containing the Treaty
478
PRESIDENT BUCHANANS RECEPTION OF THE GRAND EMBASSY FROM JAPAN
480
Ambassadors Simmi Boojsen Nokami and Mooragaki Awajsi Nokami
484
TOUR OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES 1860
486
Prince of Wales Portrait and Autograph 455
491
Interior of Fort Sumter after Bombardment
500
The Most Savage and Furious Animals Made Tractable as Lambs The Ferocious and Far
502
of Taming Horses
507
Monument on the Bull Run Battlefield
510
General McDowell Portrait and Autograph 612
514
BATTLE OF Bull Run
516
Burying the Dead at Antietam
524
Interior of the Tower of the Monitor
532
General Stonewall Jackson Portrait
533
General Hooker Portrait and Autograph
534
Pen used in Signing the Proclamation
537
Secretary Seward Portrait
539
President Lincoln Portrait and Autograph 247 PROCLAMATION OF EMANCIPATION
542
Siage of Vicksburg by General Grant
550
Interview between Generals Grant and Pem berton
553
Battle of Gettysburg
560
Soldiers Monument at Gettysburg
564
General Longstreet with Autograph
568
Mr Beechers Church Brooklyn N Y 258 Naval Contest between the Kearsarge and Alabama 259 Merchant Vessel Burned by the Alabama
574
Captain Winslow with Autograph
576
Admiral Farraguts Victory in Mobile Bay 263 Farraguts FlagShip Hartford 264 Admiral Farragut 265 Admiral Porter 684
582
Admiral Foote 267 Admiral Dupont
584
Headquarters Atlanta Ga
591
General Sherman Portrait and Autograph
593
Shermans Grand March through the South
595
Crowded Audiences Brilliant Honors from Monarchs and Courts Abroad Philosophy of
602
Richmond the Confederate Capital Entered by the Union Army
603
General Leee Surrender to Lieut Gen Grant
610
Fords Theater at Washington
611
THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN
613
House where Lincoln died
614
J Wilkes Booth Portrait and Autograph 278 Lincolns Residence at Springfield Ill
616
Sergeant Boston Corbett Portrait
617
Burial Place of Lincoln
619
Section of the Atlantic Cable
624
Cyrus W Field Portrait and Autograph 283 Arrival of the Great Eastern at Hearts Con tent with the Atlantic Cable
628
Mountain Scene on the Pacific Railroad
630
COMPLETION OF THE PACIFIC RAILROAD
634
Mr Ogdens House Untouched in the Midst of the Great Fire
638
BURNING OF CHICAGO OCT 8 AND 9 1871
642
Changes Sought in the Relations between Producers and Consumers General Declaration
645
Symbols of Cooperative Labor Organizations
647
Jubilee Festival and Pageant throughout the Land Prosperity Power and Renown of the
652
OPENING OF THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION IN PHILADELPHIA
654
The Corliss Engine
655
ExulBITION BUILDINGS IN PHILADELPHIA
657
INDEPENDENCE HALL JULY 4 1876
658
Union SQUARE NEW YORK JULY 4 1876
660
READING THE ORIGINAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE JULY 4 1876
662
Entrance of the N Y 7th Regiment
664
State Avenue Natl Centennial Exhibition
665
Womans Pavilion Natl Centennl Exhibitn
666
The Tunisian Tent Natl Centennl Exhibitin
667
ALL HAIL TO THE HEREAFTER
669

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