Lot 34    

1907 Large Plaster Bust of Lincoln,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
beardless portrait in original cream paint finish, marked on reverse 5394/Copyright 1907 R.P. Cacitoni & Bro Inc/Boston, 24" wide x 31.5" high.

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Loss of ca 35% of finish and small chip on base, VG.
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Hand-Sewn 35 Star U.S. Navy Jack,
Lot # 234 - Hand-Sewn 35 Star U.S. Navy Jack,
36" x 52.5" with five rows of seven linen stars sewn to each face of the 2-piece wool fly with hand-sewn canvas hoist and two brass grommets. Hoist is ink stamped American Jack in block letters. > Item Details
Three 1750s Frederick Co. Virginia Ms Documents,
Lot # 1286 - Three 1750s Frederick Co. Virginia Ms Documents,
all on laid paper half or quarter sheets, including 6.4” x 7.75” David Levy vs John Moore, dated Sept, 1752, Frederick Co., VA With judgment of 267 pounds, 14 shillings; 6.25” x 7.75” David Levy vs Thomas McQuire, Frederick Co., Va. Sept 2nd, 1752 being a judgment against Thomas McQuire for 176 poun... > Item Details
Civil War Presentation Album to Dr. Lewis Graves,
Lot # 107 - Civil War Presentation Album to Dr. Lewis Graves,
a large album comprising 85 military and civilian CDVs with facing page inked with a presentation inscription that reads, Complements of the Season/Presented To/Dr. Lewis Graves/by the following Patients under his charge at/McDougall General Hospital Fort Scuyler/New York Jan. 2, 1864. The next page... > Item Details
Charles Sumner ALS,
Lot # 1646 - Charles Sumner ALS,
5” x 8” manuscript letter sheet reading Senate Chambers March 20th Dear Sir I have your letter of the 18th in reference to the nomination of Col. Haven. I will hear your suggestions in [illegible] and endeavor to see that they receive consideration. Yours very truly Charles Sumner, written to Hon. J... > Item Details
Outstanding ID'd 54th Mass. Civil War Cap Pin,
Lot # 168 - Outstanding ID'd 54th Mass. Civil War Cap Pin,
post war GAR piece, 1.25" in Maltese cross form with Isaac J. Watts 54th Mass. Vol. Company H in center with image of Fort Wagner flying U.S. flag. Arms of cross engraved with Olustee; Durien; Wagner; James Isl. With nickel pinback. The 54th Mass. under the command of Robert Gould Shaw was one of t... > Item Details
Civil War Orders to Test Performance of U.S.S. <i>New Ironsides</i>,
Lot # 1067 - Civil War Orders to Test Performance of U.S.S. New Ironsides,
12.5" x 16.5" pre-printed letterhead from Com’dts Office, U.S. Navy Yard, Philadelphia and dated August 19, 1862. Manuscript letter states: You will proceed in the “New Ironsides” as far as Fortress Monroe, to see to the working of her engines and report upon the performance of the machinery, in al... > Item Details
Nine Books on Billy the Kid,
Lot # 1738 - Nine Books on Billy the Kid,
titles, authors and dates only include: Billy the Kid A Date with Destiny, by M. Ballert & C.W. Breihan, 1970, PLUS The Real Billy the Kid..., by M.A. Otero, 1936, PLUS The Boyhood of Billy the Kid, by R.N. Mullin, 1967, PLUS Alias Billy the Kid..., by C.L. Sonnichsen & W.V. Morrison, 1955, PLUS Bil... > Item Details
CDV of Colonel R.C. Hawkins, 9th Regt. New York Zouaves,
Lot # 88 - CDV of Colonel R.C. Hawkins, 9th Regt. New York Zouaves,
with early oversized graphic Anthony/Brady, NY back mark and fancy gold borders. Rush Christopher Hawkins (1831-1920) organized his famous namesake regiment in April 1861, uniformed in French North African inspired garb including traditional fez, collarless dark blue jacket trimmed in red and matchi... > Item Details
Large Group of Autographed Photographs & Photogravure of Lesser Known Political & Literary Figures,
Lot # 1306 - Large Group of Autographed Photographs & Photogravure of Lesser Known Political & Literary Figures,
lot of 17, various sizes, from 2.75" x 3.75" to as large as 5" x 7", most signed on period mounts. Some of the autographs include H.C. Witmer, Ethel Higgins, Jas. Reed, and others. > Item Details
Eight Books on Wyatt Earp & Other Western Lawmen,
Lot # 1741 - Eight Books on Wyatt Earp & Other Western Lawmen,
titles, authors and dates only include: The Frontier World of Doc Holliday..., by Pat Jahns, 1957, PLUS Wyatt Earp 1879 to 1882..., by E. Bartholomew, 1964, PLUS The Earp Papers; In a Brothers Image, by D. Chaput, 1994, PLUS Wyatt Earp 1848 To 1880 The Untold Story, by E. Bartholomew, 1963, PLUS The... > Item Details
Alaskan WP & YRR and Gold Rush Archive,
Lot # 423 - Alaskan WP & YRR and Gold Rush Archive,
photographic archive with nearly 300 photos primarily of Skagway, Alaska. Includes 2 photo albums plus loose pages from two other albums and folder of ephemera. The photos were taken and assembled by Adelin Belle Caswell just after the turn of the century. She went to Skagway for a year, apparently ... > Item Details
1846 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Madison County, Kentucky,
Lot # 1658 - 1846 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Madison County, Kentucky,
4pp manuscript last will and testament on single folded letter sheet (7.75” x 12.5”), of I.J. Nelson of Madison Co., Kentucky, dated Oct. 22, 1846. This will leaves instructions to his executor to hire out all my slaves for twelve month with the following restrictions. Two I wish my wife to have to ... > Item Details
Spectacular Half Plate Ambrotype of Baxter Jordan, 24th Alabama
Lot # 75 - Spectacular Half Plate Ambrotype of Baxter Jordan, 24th Alabama "Dixie Boys",
a clear ambrotype with applied black backing and dark velvet pad. This desirable Southern half plate was consigned directly by a living descendant and identified as Baxter Jordan who served as corporal in Company C., “Dixie Boys,” 24th Alabama Infantry. Born about 1843, young Jordan was photograph... > Item Details
Hand Tinted Photograph of Beaty and His Dog Team, Alaska,
Lot # 424 - Hand Tinted Photograph of Beaty and His Dog Team, Alaska,
11.5" x 19.5", titled in negative Beaty's Dog Team Reward Indian Trail Alaska, in original gilt and grained bat wing frame, 16" x 24". Although little has been discovered about Beaty, he may have been involved with the following trek: Sled dog history was made in 1925. In January of that year, an ou... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Early Printing of the Emancipation Proclamation in a Rare Southern Civil War Newspaper,
Lot # 1478 - [NEWSPAPER] Early Printing of the Emancipation Proclamation in a Rare Southern Civil War Newspaper,
complete original 4-page Union occupation newspaper, the Alexandria Gazette (Virginia) dated January 2, 1863. Back page headline: By the President of the U.S. / A Proclamation with the complete printing of the EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, signed in type by Abraham Lincoln. The Emancipation Proclamatio... > Item Details
Treaty Between the United States and the Ioway Indians, Washington, D.C., 1854,
Lot # 1241 - Treaty Between the United States and the Ioway Indians, Washington, D.C., 1854,
folio, 7pp. First edition. As issued separately in a severely limited printing for official purposes. Printed on blue paper. Original printed wrappers. This treaty provides for the cession of the 400 section tract on the Great Nemaha. Proceeds of sale are to be paid over to the Indians. The treaty f... > Item Details
Two Revolutionary War Autographs, Gen. Jedediah Huntington and Col. Levi Wells, Plus,
Lot # 1138 - Two Revolutionary War Autographs, Gen. Jedediah Huntington and Col. Levi Wells, Plus,
these two manuscript documents, each written on a 6.5” x 8” half letter sheet of laid paper, are both orders for paying American soldiers during the Revolutionary War and include one dated March 13, 1779 to pay Sergeant William Glenn nine pounds and thirty shillings, signed by General Jedediah Hunti... > Item Details
Lincoln & Grant Biography & Memoirs
Lot # 1530 - Lincoln & Grant Biography & Memoirs
3 vols., includes The Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln Sixteenth President of the United States, Including His Speeches, Messages, Inaugurals, Proclamations, Etc., Etc., by L.P. Brockett, 1865, Jones Bros. & Co., Philadelphia and Cincinnati, 8vo in full calf with marbled paste-downs and end papers,... > Item Details
Jeweler Made U.S. 5th Artillery Spanish American War Medal,
Lot # 1149 - Jeweler Made U.S. 5th Artillery Spanish American War Medal,
cut steel with Cuban & U.S. shields, surrounded by laurel wreath and banner engraved Spanish American War/1898, with crossed cannon above, engraved with Batt. C, surmounted by spread winged eagle with ribbon banner in beak engraved U.S. Reg. 6th Art. with steel chain for wearing as necklace, medal i... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Boston Tea Party Survivor,
Lot # 7 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Boston Tea Party Survivor,
with manuscript note reading David Kennison/Aged 112 yrs., mounted in full case with newspaper clipping pasted to felt mat entitled Last of the Tea Party. David Kennison May Be Given Monument in Chicago, telling of an attempt to raise a monument over his grave in Chicago. Kennison died in Chicago in... > Item Details
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