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New York (N.Y.). Common Council.Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848Bragg, Isaac F.Burton, Charles, 19th cent.Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894Hunt, ChristopherInman, Henry, 1801-1846Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834Sackmann, J. H. (Jacob H.)Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkNew York State Society of the CincinnatiColumbia College (New York, N.Y.)
New York Common Council, Tribute from the City of New York to the illustrious friend of freedom, 1824-1825
Tribute from the City of New York to the illustrious friend of freedom, 1824-1825.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
1 volume ; 43 x 54 cm. (17 x 21 1/2 in.)
On the occasion of General Lafayette’s visit to New York City in 1824 the New York Common Council prepared this commemorative volume (1824-1825) containing transcripts of resolutions and addresses of various organizations as a duplicate of the volume presented to Lafayette. The volume includes numerous specimens of decorative and figural penmanship by Isaac F. Bragg and Christopher Hunt, elaborate page borders and vignettes, two small oval portraits of George Washington and General Lafayette by Henry Inman and Thomas Cummings, and four full page pen and ink wash drawings, executed by Charles Burton, depicting the United States Capitol building, Fort Lafayette (N.Y.), New York City Hall, and the construction of the Erie Canal. Text includes copies of addresses and resolutions prepared by the Common Council and various other organizations, including members of the New York Bar, the Society of the State Cincinnati, and the faculty of Columbia College. Bound in gold tooled morocco with silk doublures, signed at foot of spine by J.H. Sackmann, bookbinder, N.Y.
New-York Historical Society
Mss Collection - BV Lafayette
Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834Washington, George, 1732-1799--PortraitsNew York City Hall (New York, N.Y.)--Pictorial worksCapitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial worksFort Lafayette (N.Y.)--Pictorial worksErie Canal (N.Y.)--Pictorial works
CalligraphyCommemorative worksDrawingsFestival booksPortraitsPresentation albumsResolutionsSignatures (names)SpeechesText
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