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[Civil War - Cased Images] Sixth Plate Tintypes of African American Soldier and Wife 
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
A sixth plate Union case containing two Civil War-era sixth plate tintypes: one showing an African American soldier standing proudly with his weapon, and one showing an African American woman, presumably his wife.

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[Civil War - Manuscripts] Capt. Henry G. Thomas, 11th US Infantry Civil War Letters 
Lot # 88 - [Civil War - Manuscripts] Capt. Henry G. Thomas, 11th US Infantry Civil War Letters 
Lot of 2 letters written by Captain Henry G. Thomas, 11th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Division, V Corps, Army of the Potomac. First is 4pp, dated October 3, 1863, near Culpeper, VA, addressed to his father, who seems to be a military man himself. In addition to updating his father on the current commands h... > Item Details
[POETRY] Poetry and Literary Classics 
Lot # 349 - [POETRY] Poetry and Literary Classics 
Lot of 7 volumes. Pancirollus. Guidonis Pancirolli Rerum Memorabilium sive Deperitarum Pars prior Commentariis illustrata et locis prope innumeris postremum aucta ab Henrico Salmuth. Frankfurt: Godefridi Tampachy, 1646. 8vo, leather, with newer leather spine with paper label, two volumes in one: 353... > Item Details
[Daguerreian Jewelry] Three Pieces of Daguerreian Jewelry Featuring Portraits of Young Men 
Lot # 191 - [Daguerreian Jewelry] Three Pieces of Daguerreian Jewelry Featuring Portraits of Young Men 
Lot of 3, including: an octagonal pinback containing a daguerreotype of bearded man, 1.19" x 1.44"; an octagonal pendant containing a daguerreotype of a gentleman, with geometric design and space for a miniature photograph on the reverse, 1.25" x 1.56" overall; and a pinback with black enamel border... > Item Details
[Political Americana] Inscribed Plaque Presented to John F. Kennedy by the Clare County Council, Ireland 
Lot # 314 - [Political Americana] Inscribed Plaque Presented to John F. Kennedy by the Clare County Council, Ireland 
A silver plaque(confirmed by testing), 2.5" x 6.5", engraved: Presented by / Clare County Council / On Behalf Of The People Of Clare / To / John Fitzgerald Kennedy / President of the United States of America / on his Visit to / Shannon Airport, Co. Clare, Ireland / 29th June; 1963. Pres... > Item Details
[Civil War - Manuscripts] US Civil War Un-conventional Stylings of Dixie 1861 
Lot # 95 - [Civil War - Manuscripts] US Civil War Un-conventional Stylings of Dixie 1861 
2pp, 7.75" x 10". Dated June 13, 1861, titled Dixie Land, and inked perpendicular to the text A Copy - Drawn off by - F. M. Bailey, Sussex County Virginia. Countless versions of the lyrics to Dan Emmett's "Dixie" were written following the song's initial popularity in the minstrel shows of the 185... > Item Details
[Stereo Viewer Brewster Stereoscopic Viewer 
Lot # 250 - [Stereo Viewer Brewster Stereoscopic Viewer 
An early Brewster-style stereoscopic viewer, ca 1850s-70s, maker unknown. Nice construction, with frosted glass at one end, a hinged mirror door on top to allow the entry and focusing of light, and a hinged eyepiece. Viewers of this type were some of the first available, invented by Sir David Brew... > Item Details
[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Abraham Lincoln Memorial CDVs 
Lot # 263 - [Political Americana - Lincolniana] Abraham Lincoln Memorial CDVs 
Lot of 5 CDVs, including: a portrait of Lincoln with the backmark of D. Appleton & Co. / A.A. Turner photographer; a D. Appleton vignette portrait; an anonymous vignette portrait; a vignette portrait with the recto 1865 copyright and backmark of Boston publisher J.H. Bufford; and an oval portrait wi... > Item Details
[Western Photography] Group of Salt Lake City/ Mormon Cabinet Cards 
Lot # 390 - [Western Photography] Group of Salt Lake City/ Mormon Cabinet Cards 
Lot of 3, including: an anonymous silver gelatin cabinet photograph titled in the negative Interior Mormon Tabernacle Showing Great Organ of (12,000) Pipes.; an anonymous, untitled cabinet photograph of the Lion House in Salt Lake City, which is connected to Brigham Young's residence, the Beehive Ho... > Item Details
[EAST] Pamphlets and Brochures from Eastern Cities 
Lot # 345 - [EAST] Pamphlets and Brochures from Eastern Cities 
Lot of 4. Safford, Nathaniel F. Argument in Opposition to the Project of Annexing Boston and Roxbury. April 10, 1867. 8vo, printed paper wraps, 38pp. Moderate toning, water stain on front wrap. Girard House. Guide Book to Philadelphia and Vicinity. Embracing all Points of Interest for Strangers and ... > Item Details
[Civil War - Autographs] Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy, Civil War LS & CDV 
Lot # 77 - [Civil War - Autographs] Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy, Civil War LS & CDV 
Gideon Welles (1802-1878). Secretary of the Navy under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson, whose naval warfare strategies were instrumental to the Union victory in the Civil War. Lot of 2, framed together, including a wartime CDV by Anthony, from a Brady negative, and a letter signed, 1p, dated March ... > Item Details
[Stereoviews - African Americans] Three Stereoviews featuring African Americans 
Lot # 242 - [Stereoviews - African Americans] Three Stereoviews featuring African Americans 
Lot of 3, including: Kilburn Brothers view No. 885 Cabin Home, Petersburg Va; a view on an oversized orange Florida, Land of Flowers and Tropical Scenery mount, titled on a printed paper label applied to verso An Hour's Search; Or, Aunt Venus Hunting for Fleas; and a view on an oversized yellow Amer... > Item Details
[American Indian Photography] Edward Curtis Collection of Northwest and Southwest Indian Photogravures 
Lot # 384 - [American Indian Photography] Edward Curtis Collection of Northwest and Southwest Indian Photogravures 
Lot of 3. Edward Curtis photogravures, including the following: The Papago Potter, 1907, on tissue; A River Camp - Yanktonai, 1908, on Arches paper; Return of Scouts - Cheyenne, 1911, on Arches paper; first 6.75 x 5 in.; remaining two 5.5 x 7.25 in. > Item Details
[Civil War - Autographs] Civil War Soldier's Power of Attorney to Vote in 1864, Plus Other Civil War Documents 
Lot # 81 - [Civil War - Autographs] Civil War Soldier's Power of Attorney to Vote in 1864, Plus Other Civil War Documents 
Lot of 4, including: two Soldier's Power of Attorney forms authorizing surrogates to vote in the 1864 Presidential and New York State elections in place of serving soldiers, namely Daniel Conklin, Co. A, 6th New York Artillery, of Cortland, NY, stationed at Middletown, Virginia, witnessed October 27... > Item Details
[Advertising] US Homefront Fibber McGee & Molly Store Display 
Lot # 354 - [Advertising] US Homefront Fibber McGee & Molly Store Display 
Fibber McGee & Molly Stand 60" high. Fibber McGee and Molly was an American radio comedy series which maintained its popularity over decades. It premiered on NBC in 1935 and continued until its demise in 1959, long after radio had ceased to be the dominant form of entertainment in American ... > Item Details
[Civil War - Veterans] Miscellaneous GAR Reunion & Memorial Ribbons and Medals 
Lot # 140 - [Civil War - Veterans] Miscellaneous GAR Reunion & Memorial Ribbons and Medals 
Lot of 9, including: one 2d Penna. Reserves, Morrison Post No. 1 ribbon; one First Veteran Legion / July Fourth 1883 ribbon; one Stanley Post No. 11 G.A.R. ribbon; two medals from the G.A.R. 48th National Encampment, Detroit, 1914; one J.R. Russell Post No. 626, G.A.R. Dept. of Penn., memorial ribbo... > Item Details
[Civil War - Veterans] Large Group of Maine GAR Badges 
Lot # 139 - [Civil War - Veterans] Large Group of Maine GAR Badges 
Lot of 19, in three mounts, including: a 1-10-29th Maine Regt. Association ribbon; a Jno. F. Appelton Post No. 25, Farmington, Maine, memorial badge, undated; a different John F. Appelton Post No. 25, Farmington, Maine, memorial badge, undated; a J.F. Bryant, G.A.R., West Paris, ME., hanger; a Seven... > Item Details
[Railroad] Western Rail Lines 
Lot # 368 - [Railroad] Western Rail Lines 
Hilton, A. Oklahoma and Indian Territory Along the Frisco. St. Louis: St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, 1905. 12mo, printed wraps, with 2 fold-out maps of rail lines, 10 x 13”, back map in color. Stamps in several places of Woodward & Kerns, Division Immigration Agents, Frisco and Rock Island S... > Item Details
[Civil War - Manuscripts] Civil War Letters from Pvt. Frances M. Leach, 4th Maine Infantry 
Lot # 98 - [Civil War - Manuscripts] Civil War Letters from Pvt. Frances M. Leach, 4th Maine Infantry 
Lot of four letters written by Pvt. Francis M. Leach, Co. C, 4th Maine Infantry, of Camden, Maine, who enlisted June 15, 1861, and was declared missing and assumed dead just over a year later, June 29, 1862, when the unit was fighting the Seven Days battles. Including: a 1p letter dated Aug 17, 186... > Item Details
[Civil War - Cased Images] Two Cased Civil War Soldiers with Muskets, 
Lot # 12 - [Civil War - Cased Images] Two Cased Civil War Soldiers with Muskets, 
both unidentified. Lot includes an early ruby sixth plate ambrotype of a sergeant wearing full leather gear, plus an eight plate tinted tintype of a double armed private showing kepi insignia for Company H., 9th New York Heavy Artillery. > Item Details
[Civil War - Manuscripts] Civil War Document, US Sharpshooter Capt. Charles Merriman Presented with a Gold Watch 
Lot # 111 - [Civil War - Manuscripts] Civil War Document, US Sharpshooter Capt. Charles Merriman Presented with a Gold Watch 
Two sheets pasted together, 7.75" x 18.5", dated February 8, 1864, at Hinsdale (New Hampshire), reading: We the undersigned being desirous of presenting Capt Charles D. Merriman with a Gold Watch & Chain, as a token of our respect and esteem for him not only as a Citizen, but as a Valient Soldier & ... > Item Details
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