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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Unidentified New York Hamlet,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
street scene with two frame houses and frame outhouse in background, board fence at edge of street with single horse drawn buckboard wagon in front on house to the right and three men visible in foreground. Housed in embossed pheasant on grape vine case. Found in the Ithaca, New York area, and presumed to be from somewhere in that part of the Empire State.

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0.25" solar ring, small scattered spots and slight wipe across wagon.
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1785 Ohio, Western Reserve Merchants Accounts Manuscript Ledger,
Lot # 1468 - 1785 Ohio, Western Reserve Merchants Accounts Manuscript Ledger,
a 44pp, 8vo hand-sewn book of laid paper with manuscript records from the Western Reserve of Ohio dated 1786, being a cash account book listing names of people and amounts received, with occasional notes of what the money was for. > Item Details
Archive of Sir W.J. Herschel, Director Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew,
Lot # 1318 - Archive of Sir W.J. Herschel, Director Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew,
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Autographed Cabinet Cards of Indian Wars Army Officers, One from Fly's Tombstone Studio,
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Cabinet Card of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 455 - Cabinet Card of George Armstrong Custer,
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Scarce Panoramic Photographic of the Brooklyn Bridge Under Construction,
Lot # 1387 - Scarce Panoramic Photographic of the Brooklyn Bridge Under Construction,
12" x 87", made up of five images laid on linen, showing the Manhattan plier/tower under construction, wonderful view with long section of shoreline visible and many identifiable buildings. > Item Details
Cincinnati Political Boss George B. Cox ALS,
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Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
Lot # 182 - Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
lot includes bronze 2-part medal with Captain's pinback and woven silk flag; a standard GAR medal; a 2-part bronze Representatives medal 53rd Annual Ohio Encampment; 1.75" Battle of Gettysburg cello; and 6 ribbons, dating from 1886-1901. > Item Details
Daniel Webster Autographed Note,
Lot # 1594 - Daniel Webster Autographed Note,
clipped inked manuscript ending of a State Department letter reading in full Department of State/Washington, 25th August, 1852/I am, Sir, very respectfully,/Your obedient servant/Daniel Webster, 3" x 5.5" and matted and framed with a pencil signed artist proof steel engraving of Webster, signed T. J... > Item Details
Three Early Indiana State Law Books,
Lot # 1335 - Three Early Indiana State Law Books,
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[NEWSPAPERS] Three Early Newspapers, <i>The Observer</i>, London, 1684 & <i>The Port Folio</i>, Philadelphia,
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Five  W.R. Cross Stereoviews
Lot # 328 - Five W.R. Cross Stereoviews
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Autographed CDV of Major General Thomas J. Wood,
Lot # 83 - Autographed CDV of Major General Thomas J. Wood,
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Napoleonic Archive of Lt. Simon Erhard, 1792-1841,
Lot # 1433 - Napoleonic Archive of Lt. Simon Erhard, 1792-1841,
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Early 20th Century Cabinet Card of Hooker and Staff,
Lot # 1104 - Early 20th Century Cabinet Card of Hooker and Staff,
a 4.25” x 7” early 20th century photograph from original negative showing General Hooker and staff in Lookout Valley in the winter of 1863-64, each identified with number on image and corresponding name on reverse including Gen. Hooker, Gen. Butterfield, Gen. Geary, Gen. LeDuc, Capt. Hart, and Capt.... > Item Details
GAR Pennsylvania Post Badges and Ribbons,
Lot # 221 - GAR Pennsylvania Post Badges and Ribbons,
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<i> Illinois Adjutant General Civil War Reports 1861-66</i>,
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Two Postcards of Lynchings,
Lot # 1813 - Two Postcards of Lynchings,
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38-Star Flag From U.S.S. Steamer <i>Michigan</i> with Period Photographs,
Lot # 232 - 38-Star Flag From U.S.S. Steamer Michigan with Period Photographs,
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Eight Henry Brown Santa Fe Stereoviews,
Lot # 413 - Eight Henry Brown Santa Fe Stereoviews,
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Eleven Autographed Photos, Photogravure & Letters of British Female Authors,
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