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Thomas' Opera House Arch Street, below Seventh : admission, ten cents ; cheapest place of amusement in the city ; new songs! Thrilling stories! amusing burlesques great divertissements, wit, sentiment and harmony, will rule the hour. Read the following names: Miss Addie Tesman, in several new pieces. This young lady's wonderful power of voice and artistic delivery of her music, is universally acknowledged. Miss Julia Hamilton, the fascinating danseuse, whose pleasing performance renders her a favorite with the lovers of the poetry of motion. Miss Molino, acknowledged to be the best and only female jig dancer in the city. The Philadelphia favorites: Billy Boyd, Harry Enochs, and Billy Wright, will appear in an entire change of Negro eccentricities (comment unnecessary.) Tom Vance, the exponent of fun, in his new song of "Joe Bowers." Mons. Debach, formerly of Nixon's equestrian troupe, who is said by truthful critics to be unequaled in his various performances. Mr. C.W. Parker, who is said by physicians and surgeons to be the phenomenon of the age! His acts of contortion, posturing and balancing, are surprising to contemplate. He should be seen by all who are curious. Performance concluding with a Negro Melange, entitled Darkies' life on the plantation! By Misses Tesman, Hamilton, Malino, Billy Boyd, Harry Enochs and Billy Wright. Performance commencing at half past 7 o'clock, precisely. Prof. Batchelor, musical director. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia] : U.S. Job Printing Office, Ledger Buildings, Philada., [between 1842 and 1865?]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1842 Thomas 12446.F.
Adams & Co's express. Eastern, Western, and Northern package express, for the conveyance of merchandise, specie, baggage, &c, &c, and insurance effected, whenever required on any package, to its full amount of value. [graphic]. by
Material type: Picture Picture; Format: print ; Type of visual material: graphic
Publication details: Philadelphia: United States Job Printing Office, Ledger Building, [ca. 1850]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Helen Beitler Graphic Ephemera Collection - Receipts [P.2011.10.116].
Brief of title to premises bounded on the north by Wallace Street, : on the south by Mt. Vernon Street, on the east by Twentieth Street, and on the west by Twenty-First Street, in the city of Philadelphia. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Philadelphia: : Printed for Bonsall Brothers, conveyancers, 116 North Ninth St., 1862; PA. Philadelphia.
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  • Brief of title to a lot of ground bounded on the north by Wallace Street, on the south by Mount Vernon Street, on the east by Twentieth Street, and on the west by Twenty-First Street, in the fifteenth ward of the city of Philadelphia
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1862 Brief 54105.O.1.
Stereoscopian! A new and wonderful apparatus. : The greatest art wonder of the times Gigantic stereoscopic pictures! and magnificent dissolving views! will be exhibited at [blank] [blank] on [blank] Those who wish to enjoy magnificent representations of rare objects of interest in America, Europe, Asia and Africa, should not fail to visit this magical work of art surpassing anything heretofore presented to the public. Each entertainment will be varied by choice selections of the most elegant and romantic views ... Every object and view represented is of rare beauty and perfection. In our gallery of statuary we will exhibit works of the most renowned artists. American Civil War! Splendid views of the great American Civil War, embracing the most important battles, skirmishes, encampments, &c., &c., &c., from the beginning up to the present time; together with life-size portraits of our prominent military leaders! Each view presented to the audience will be described. Admission, [blank] cents Children, [blank] cents. Doors open at [blank] o'clk. To commence at [blank] o'clk. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Philada., [between 1861 and 1865]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1861 Stereo (28)5761.F.36a (McAllister).
Catalogue of the officers and students of Newark Academy, the preparatory department of Delaware College, 1847-'8.. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Philadelphia [Pa.]: : United States Book and Job Printing Office, Ledger Building., 1848; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1848 Del Col 53317.O.4.
Grand concert! : At [blank] on the evening of [blank] the [blank] 1864. Programme. ... Tickets, twenty-five cents Children, fifteen cents. Doors open half-past 6 o'clock. Concert half-past 7. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia., [1864]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1864 Grand (25)5761.F.110a (McAllister).
This eve'ng at 8 o'clock the wonderful stereopticon! : Exhibited for fifteen successive weeks, at the Assembly Buildings. This is a novel and intellectual entertainment, which has received the unqualified approval of distinguished scientific men, travelers, clergymen, teachers, artist [sic], and savans, being pronounced artistic! instructive! and most entertaining! and without an equal as an educational and refining influence. By the aid of the stereopticon, a new and powerful apparatus, tiny stereographs or sun pictures from nature or art are magnified five thousand times, presenting gigantic stereographic pictures, illuminated by the most powerful light known to science. ... America, Europe and the Holy Land ... The resources of the stereopticon are endless Change of programme each evening ... Royal residences. ... Monuments and ruins! ... Noted scenery: ... Objects of special interest: ... Museums and statuary: ... Copies of celebrated paintings by the old masters. Portraits of heroes and statesmen Above we give only a few of a very large collection of views, including panoramas of the most noted cities, and objects in and about those cities. Brief and appropriate remarks accompany each seene [sic]. Admission, 15 cents. Children, 10 cents by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Steam-Power Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Phila., [1863]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1863 Wonder (28)5761.F.37b (McAllister).
Do not forget to go to the great dinners at the Farmers' Market, in Market Street, above Eleventh. : Pot pie, pork and beans, roast meats, apple puddings, plum puddings, rice puddings, pies, coffee & tea, soups, hot corn, bread, hot short cakes. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print, Ledger Buildings., [186-?]; PA. Phildelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: sm # Am 1860 Farmers 5763.F.57.
Announcement of the Medical Institute of Philadelphia, for 1847. : With a catalogue of students. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Philadelphia: : United States Book and Job Printing Office, Ledger Building., 1847; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1847 Med Inst 106116.O (Rosenberg).
Arch St. Theatre doors open at half past 6, performance commences at 7 o'clock, first night of the troupe of Italian dancers! : Lately arrived from the principal theatres of continental Europe. ... Signora Giobannina Ciocca, principal danseuse at the Teatro della Scala, and the Imperial Conservatory at Milan, Signorina Fannia Mantin, from the Royal Conservatory, at Turin, Signor Guiseppe Morra, from the Royal Conservatory of music, and principal dancer at the Royal Academy of Naples. Mrs. Coleman Pope the celebrated tragic actress ... will appear in her favorite character of Pauline! First night of a new ballet divertisement, called Diana and Endymion! ... On Friday evening, Jan. 15th, 1847, will be acted the favorite play of The Lady of Lyons! ... After which, first time in this city, an entirely new ballet divertissement, called Diana and Endymion! ... The ballet will close with a grand pas serieux, by Signora Ciocca, Signorina F. Mantin, and Signor G. Morra. A grand overture by the orchestra. The entertainments will conclude wit hteh popular Pas Styrien, ... To-morrow, Mrs. C. Pope will appear in Love's sacrifice! The Italian troupe of dancers will appear in a favorite ballet. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: 1 sheet ([2] p.) ; 52 x 22 cm; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB Phi Arch 1847 12078.F.
An English version of Bellini's celebrated opera, I puritani, : taken from the score as originally performed in Paris. Adapted for representation at the Chestnut Street Theatre, and performed there for the first time on Monday, Nov. 10, 1845. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Philadelphia: : Published by William E. Burton., 1845; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Bellini's celebrated opera, I puritani
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1845 Bel 50548.O.27 (Gilpin).
Wright's pictorial family almanac 1864. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Dr. Wm. Wright, [1863]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: 111971.O (Helfand) Cataloged.
Wright's pictorial family almanac 1863. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Published annually by Dr. Wm. Wright principal office, n.w. cor. Fifth and Race Sts. Philadelphia. U.S. Steam-Power Book and Job Printing Office, Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia., [1862]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1862 Wright 111972.O (Helfand).
Wright's pictorial family almanac 1863. by
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Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Dr. Wm. Wright, [1862]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: 111972.O (Helfand) Cataloged.
Arch St. Theatre. Farewell, kind friends, to-night we part. Positively last night Saturday evening, June 18th : ... Morris brothers, Pell & Trowbridge's minstrels and cow-bell-o-gians. Frank Brower, Fred Wilson, R.M. Carroll, Ambrose Thayer, Mast. Rentz, Wilslisonter, and all the nonparells! ... Professor Gilbert will preside at the piano forte. Programme for this Saturday evening, June 18th, 1859. Part I as dandy darkies. ... Grand olio. The cow-bell-o-gians ; Happy Uncle Tom, by the original Frank Frower ; Ye winged winds, Thayer and Invisible chorus ; Clog dance, by the inimitable Fred Wilson ; Part III varieties. The flirt. M'lle Elizianna Victorinia Piccolomini Smith, R.M. Carroll, Mons. Adolphus Gustavus Jones, Lon Morris, Jake Lockley, Billy Morris, Billy simpson, Johnny Pell ; violin solo imitations of bag-pipes, &c., W.H. Brockway Dutch pathetic quartet, ... Grecian statues, Fred Wilson, Ballad, Master Rentz, Comic dance, by the wonderful three-legged man Herr Von Wilslisonter. Champion jig, by the champion, R.M. Carroll, bajo trio clubs are trumps, Pell & Morris Brothers ; part IV. The whole to conclude with Ain't got time to tarry in which Brower, Wilson, Carroll and the whole company appear. Lon Morris, business manager ; Chas. A. Morris, advertising agent. ... by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia] : U.S. Book and Job Printing Office, Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia, [1859]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1859 Arch Street 12447.F.
$350 bounty $350 for one year's service. : Recruits wanted to fill the quota of a township immediately. $250 cash down when mustered in, and $100 government bounty Apply to the recruiting agent, at the Bald Eagle Hotel, 416 N. Third St., Phila by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Steam Power Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia, [between 1863 and 1865?]; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Three hundred dollars bounty for one year's service
  • Recruits wanted to fill the quota of a township immediately
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: #Am 1863 Three (2)5777.F.11b (McAllister).
The new postage law. : An act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and for the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the Post Office Department. Passed March 3d, 1845. To go into effect on and after July 1st, 1845. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Philadelphia: : G.B. Zieber & Co., 1845; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and for the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the Post Office Department
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1845 US New 18490.O .6.
Wright's pictorial family almanac 1864. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Published annually by Dr. Wm. Wright principal office, n.w. cor. Fifth and Race Sts. Philadelphia. U.S. Steam-Power Book and Job Printing Office, Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia., [1863]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1863 Wright 111971.O (Helfand).
To-night! [blank] Hall 200,000 persons have already seen the Great Donaldson! : Whose wonderful performances at Fairmount, Philadelphia, attracted such crowds, during May, 1862. Mid-air rope ascension from the hall to the house-top opposite. And perform a feat entitled the Break-neck act, between 4 and 5 o'clock, P.M. In the evening, Mr. D. will give one of his most pleasing entertainments! ever before witnessed in this place. Soirees de magique ventriloquism, &c., &c., &c., which are not to be equaled. The performance is both amusing and instructive, and may be witnessed by all classes, there being nothing whatever affecting the religious or political feeling of any sect or denomination; as a proof whereof, the exhibition has been visited by ministers and heads of churches, as well as schools and colleges. The great act of impaling a human body to a board with huge knives. Laughable Italian Fantoccini ... Admittance, 25 cents. Children, 15 cents Front seats reserved for ladies. Doors open at 7 o'clock. To commence at 8. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print, Ledger Buildings., [not before 1862]; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Great Donaldson! Whose wonderful performances at Fairmount, Philadelphia, attracted such crowds, during May, 1862
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1862 Donald (25)5761.F.19b (McAllister).
Ho! For fun! The wizard, Pettit will give an exhibition : at [blank] on [blank] evening, [blank] '64 Mothers, take your children. Children, take your parents and all of you go see Pettit, the magician. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Steam-power Job Printing Establishment, S.W. corner of Third and Chestnut Streets, Philada., [1864]; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Wizard, Pettit will give an exhibition
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: *PB 1864 Pettit (25)5761.F.112a (McAllister).
Reply to An answer to "Taxation of learning, charity, and religion." by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Philadelphia [Pa.]: : United States Steam Power Book and Job Printing Office, Ledger Building., 1851; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1851 Price 12700.O.10.
20th Regiment leaves today. : Co. "M" Captain C.L. Smith, will rendezvous at 9 o'clock A.M. at Front and Lombard where they will receive uniforms! by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print Ledger Buildings, Philada., [1863 or 1864]; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Twentieth Regiment leaves today
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: 2# Am 1863 Twent (1)5777.F.34b (McAllister).
Annual announcement of the Medical Department of Pennsylvania College, : Ninth Street, below Locust, Philadelphia. Session of 1851-52.. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: Philadelphia: : U. States Steam-Power Book and Job Printing Office, Ledger Building., 1851
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: Am 1851 Penn Col 106235.O (Rosenberg).
Fun! Fun! Fun! The Soldiers' Ethiopian Troupe! : Will be at [blank] on [blank] eve'ng [blank] '64 This troupe is composed entirely of wounded soldiers! Now is the time to serve your country's defenders. Admission, 25 cents Tickets to be had at the door. Doors open at 7 o'clock. To commence at half-past 7. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Phila., [1864]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: *PB 1864 Soldiers (28)5761.F.35 (McAllister).
Adrien's varieties Magic, mirth and music. Scientific and instructive amusement : An intellectual entertainment of the highest order, in natural, chemical, and occult magic! or, an evening in the world of illusions! when will be presented one of the most thrilling and astonishing exhibitions of necromancy ever given in this town. Professor Adrien will give selections from 1000 of his most astonishing feats, incredible transformations, and amusing transitions, without the complex machinery of vulgar jugglery. In connection with the above, the world-renowned and far-famed M'lle Vivaldi! the Witch of Endor of the 19th century, will appear in a variety of performances in the cabalistic art! together with fancy dances, afterpieces, &c. Also, Mr. Harry James! the young American vocalist, will favor the audience with some of the most popular ballads of the day. Prices of admission, only 25 cents Children, under 12 years, 15 cents Seats, specially reserved, 50 cents. Doors open at 7 o'clock. Commence at 8. Perfect order and decorum enforced by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Steam-Power Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Phiiadelphia [sic]., [186-?]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1860 Adrien (26)5761.F.119a (McAllister).
Democratic meeting and pole raising! : At Steamboat Hotel, Chester on Saturday afternoon, Sept, 26, '63. In the evening, speeches will be delivered by Col. J. Ross Snowden Robert P. Kane, and other distinguished speakers. The Union Brass Band will be in attendance by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia., [1863]; PA. Philadelphia.
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: #Am 1863 Democrat (6)5777.F.90b (McAllister).
The wondrous Verrecke! on the 3 flying trapeze! : Every night this week. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Steam-Power Job Print, Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia., [1863?]; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Continental Theatre: Walnut Street, above eighth
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB Phi Cont 1863 (9)5761.F.57a (McAllister).
The last night! Wizard of the East! : Splendid photograph album for the prettiest lady, and a tin cup for the ugliest man besides 100 presents! ... Admission 25 cents. by
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : U.S. Job Print, Phila., [ca. 1864]; PA. Philadelphia.
Other title:
  • Wizard of the East
Availability: Items available for loan: Library Company of Philadelphia (1)Call number: PB 1864 Wizard (28)5761.F.47b (McAllister).
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