Lot 815    

New York Herald, Dated April 15, 1865,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
the most requested Lincoln assassination newspaper with bold headlines and the first reports of the incident. This is an original issue, not a reprint, and contains all points called for by the Library of Congress circular detailing the process for determining an original.

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Cabinet Card of Chief Rain in the Face,
Lot # 1087 - Cabinet Card of Chief Rain in the Face,
with imprint of George E. Spencer "U.S. Army Photo," Chicago. Likely taken in 1892 at the Columbian Exposition, Rain-in-the-Face wears his hair short in the western fashion and sports a Santee porcupine-quilled jacket. > Item Details
Early Hunting Belt with Knife, Pouches & Horn,
Lot # 210 - Early Hunting Belt with Knife, Pouches & Horn,
complete outfit; includes an unmarked single-edged knife with 6" blade and two-piece riveted hickory grip; total length 10.25", in its original sheath with nickel-plated brass studs decorating the face and original back flap in leather to protect leg; PLUS a fine early powder horn with cherry plug i... > Item Details
ALS Insuring Cargo of Slaves,
Lot # 894 - ALS Insuring Cargo of Slaves,
William Forsyth ALS to Karsick & Harper, Oct. 28, 1818. 3p. From Matanzas, Cuba, Forsyth writes to the Baltimore firm of Karsick & Harper regarding a “mud machine” to which the government had apparently granted him exclusive privilege for six years. More importantly, though, he continues on behalf... > Item Details
Fine Group of H.H. Bennett Stereoviews,
Lot # 720 - Fine Group of H.H. Bennett Stereoviews,
23 regular and one cabinet-sized views, all on yellow mounts. Includes four of Chicago and the 1892 World's Fair, the remaining scenics in the Dells and rock formations in Adams County. > Item Details
Platinum Photograph of an Omaha by Heyn,
Lot # 1145 - Platinum Photograph of an Omaha by Heyn,
entitled Howard Frost in upper left; portrait of young Omaha warrior with bone breast plate, feathered roach and beaded necklaces and strap work, marked in lower left 360 Copyright 1899 by Heyn Photo Omaha, 10" x 13", matted and framed; 17" x 21". > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Revolutionary War Vet,
Lot # 197 - Autographed CDV of Revolutionary War Vet,
with imprint of D. Dennison, Albany, NY of the 100-yr-old Daniel Waldo. Id'd on recto and signed in Waldo's shaky hand on verso. Includes his bio from Appelton's encyclopedia, detailing his service in the war, his time as a POW and his final career as a minister. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Two Firemen,
Lot # 653 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Two Firemen,
anonymous image of 2 seated young men in uniform; the man on left has leather fire helmet with front plate that reads in part Water/Witch, after the "H" the curve of plate prevents the last part from being seen; second man holds fire trumpet in hand and is in red tinted shirt with embroidered 2 and ... > Item Details
Unusual Great Star Pattern Flag,
Lot # 997 - Unusual Great Star Pattern Flag,
of extremely elongated form, linen fly with double-appliquéd linen stars on a baby blue wool canton. Flag began life with 34 hand-sewn stars, 5 machine-sewn stars were later added to the points and center, in anticipation of the addition of the Dakota Territories. Hoist with seven ties, 127" x 65". > Item Details
Unmounted Albumen of Major General Dorsey Pender, CSA,
Lot # 74 - Unmounted Albumen of Major General Dorsey Pender, CSA,
anonymous period oval copy shot measuring 3.5" x 4.75" from an unattributed, retouched original. Resigning his United States commission in March 1861, Dorsey Pender became Colonel of the 13th North Carolina Infantry and was promoted Brigadier General in June 1862 for "gallantry" at Seven Pines. The ... > Item Details
Two CDV's Relating to Brevet Major General Samuel W. Crawford,
Lot # 53 - Two CDV's Relating to Brevet Major General Samuel W. Crawford,
one anonymous cdv with an unmounted album. Crawford was originally a regular army surgeon who distinguished himself in line command throughout the Civil War. Crawford became a Brigadier General in April 1862 and was severely wounded at Antietam, the subject of this cdv that reads on verso, House at ... > Item Details
CDV of Brevet Major General Alpheus S. Williams,
Lot # 14 - CDV of Brevet Major General Alpheus S. Williams,
no imprint. A volunteer officer, Williams alternated between division and corps command while a substantive brigadier general always being superceded. He did not receive his brevet to major general until after the war. At Gettysburg, Williams led the 1st Division, 12th Corps and later the corps itse... > Item Details
CDV-Sized Image of Lincoln from Meserve Collection,
Lot # 772 - CDV-Sized Image of Lincoln from Meserve Collection,
rare silverprint “Meserve photograph” from the original negative. Frederick Hill Meserve (1865-1962) is considered America’s first great collector of photography. In 1902 he purchased the negatives from Mathew Brady’s studio – plates the great photographer had been forced to surrender to E. & H.T. A... > Item Details
Salted Paper Photograph of a California Goldmine,
Lot # 1016 - Salted Paper Photograph of a California Goldmine,
oval 7 x 5.25" image mounted on 11 x 8" album page, with manuscript title California Gold Mine. Late 1850s-early 60s. The image is a bird's-eye of a relatively large operation that should be identifiable.Mounted on the verso are cdv-sized albumen images of three large tall masted yachts (two steam... > Item Details
Union Pacific Railroad Photograph  by A.J. Russell,
Lot # 1049 - Union Pacific Railroad Photograph by A.J. Russell,
circa 1869, 8 x 6" mounted on larger 9 x 12.25" cream board with printed caption High Bluffs [Wyoming]. This is plate number VIII from a portfolio of Union Pacific Railroad images. > Item Details
Album of Civil War Covers and Paper Currency,
Lot # 582 - Album of Civil War Covers and Paper Currency,
includes 141 covers, all collected in 1861 in Montreal, Canada. Wonderful collection, including many we have not seen before with variety of subjects including African-Americans, many comic, one map example and much more; PLUS a one thousand dollar CSA bond with state seal of Louisiana, dated 1863 w... > Item Details
Ambrotype in Relievo Case by Vance,
Lot # 1014 - Ambrotype in Relievo Case by Vance,
sixth plate sized, mat stamped R.H. Vance San Francisco and Cuttings Patent July 4 and 11, 1854. A fine image of a young dandy holding his cap. > Item Details
Early Spike Tomahawk,
Lot # 260 - Early Spike Tomahawk,
hand-wrought iron with welded steel bit, nice downward curving 3.25" long x 2.5" wide bit with most unusual sawtooth edge on underside near eye. Bi-pointed eye with downward-curving, faceted spike poll end; total length 8.5". Mounted on old, possibly original, oak, tapered haft; total length 19.7". ... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Charles B. Stevens, 47th Massachusetts, Co. A,
Lot # 505 - Civil War Archive of Charles B. Stevens, 47th Massachusetts, Co. A,
61 items (12 items relating to war service, 2 post-war), 1848-1920. Mixture of documents and ephemera relating to Charles B. Stevens, a resident of Cambridge who became Lieutenant of Co. F, 47th Massachusetts Infantry. A 43 year-old clerk when the Civil War broke out, Stevens had been a Lieutenant... > Item Details
Civil War 20th Illinois Presentation Sword,
Lot # 377 - Civil War 20th Illinois Presentation Sword,
with 31.5" single-edged blade with false edge and 3/4-length fuller, with etched scrollwork, eagle, U.S. with flags and other patriotic motifs, left ricasso marked Sauerbier/Maker/Newark N.J.; and marked on top edge Iron Proof; single piece cast brass quillon/guard/knuckle bow with eagle head quillo... > Item Details
Scarce Photographs of John and Mary Surratt,
Lot # 814 - Scarce Photographs of John and Mary Surratt,
each 3" x 4" albumen images laid on thin paper and mounted on card stock with two contemporary newspaper clippings dealing with the Surratt's and inked inscriptions below each image being brief biographical sketches; ca 1870's; card stock mount 10" x 12". > Item Details
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