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    • [Spanish antiphoner]; circa 16th century

    • From the Rare Books Collection. This antiphonal manuscript, circa 16th century, is believed to be of Spanish origin. An antiphoner is a Catholic liturgical book containing antiphons and responsories for the Daily Office, the set of eight daily...
    • circa 16th century
    • The Magic City; 12 March 1894

    • A portfolio of original photographic views of the great World's Fair and its treasures of art, including a graphic representation of the famous Midway Plaisance; Volume 1, Number 9. A photographic and historical representation of the "magic city"...
    • 12 March 1894
    • The Magic City; 30 April 1894

    • A portfolio of original photographic views of the great World's Fair and its treasures of art, including a graphic representation of the famous Midway Plaisance; Volume 1, Number 16. A photographic and historical representation of the "magic city"...
    • 30 April 1894
    • The Magic City; 5 March 1894

    • A portfolio of original photographic views of the great World's Fair and its treasures of art, including a graphic representation of the famous Midway Plaisance; Volume 1, Number 8. A photographic and historical representation of the "magic city"...
    • 05 March 1894
    • House Bill, No. 120; 26 May 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to compensate Charles E. Stuart, Israel C. Owings and J.H. Taylor for the use of an improvement in instruments for sighting cannon." By Mr. Funsten, from a Special Committee; Read first and second times, placed on...
    • 26 May 1864
    • Secret Senate Bill, No. 157; 09 January 1865

    • A Bill: To provide for the appointment of a Directing General of the armies of the Confederate States. By Mr Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times, considered, postponed till to-morrow, and ordered to by...
    • 09 January 1865
    • House Bill, No. -- ; 10 December 1863

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to prevent trading with the enemy or with persons resident in the United States." By Mr. Foote; Read first and second time, referred to Judiciary Committee, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the...
    • 10 December 1863
    • House Amendment; 19 December 1864

    • Amendment: To Bill to authorize the consolidation of companies, battalions and regiment. By Mr Hanly; Ordered to by printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 19 December 1864.
    • 19 December 1864
    • House Bill, No. 322; 05 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act repealing certain abatements from the property tax and income tax, and amending the said tax laws.". By Mr. Lyon, from the Committee on Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made continuing special order after...
    • 05 January 1865
    • House Bill, No. 344; 20 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide for auditing and paying for horses and equipments taken from dismounted cavalrymen for the use of the Government. By Mr Akin; Read first and second times, placed on the Calendar, and ordered to e printed...
    • 20 January 1865
    • House Resolutions; 06 February 1865

    • Resolutions: Adopted by Humphrey's Mississippi Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, 03 February 1865. Presented by Mr. Barksdale; Ordered to be laid on the table and printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 06 February 1865.
    • 06 February 1865
    • Resolutions; 11 January 1865

    • Resolutions: Resolved, That, under the Constitution, Congress alone has the power to declare war, and the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, the power to make a treaty of peace. By Mr. Miles; Referred to Committee on...
    • 11 January 1865

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