Lot 13    

CDV of a Photographer and His Camera,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous studio portrait of a bearded photographer with his camera resting on tripod platform.

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Scattered light spotting, else VG.
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Group of Nine 1884 Republican Party Campaign ALS and Photographs from Political Figures,
Lot # 1576 - Group of Nine 1884 Republican Party Campaign ALS and Photographs from Political Figures,
all written to members of the Republican National Committee, offering their services in the 1884 campaign to elect James G. Blaine and John "Blackjack Logan." Includes: George H. Williams (Senator from Oregon, Atty Genl in the Grant administration); John Sherman ( Ohio U.S. Senator, Representative,... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Elderly African American Gentleman with Cane,
Lot # 43 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Elderly African American Gentleman with Cane,
anonymous lightly tinted half-length portrait of an elderly gentleman wearing jacket and vest and holding a plain tapered wooden walking stick in his hands. Lacking case, with mat, preserver, and cover glass. > Item Details
1858 Missouri Broadside Sale of Slaves,
Lot # 52 - 1858 Missouri Broadside Sale of Slaves,
9" square, matted and framed (13" square) with bold heading Executor's Sale/Of/Slaves, with 20 lines of text below detailing the names, sex and ages of the seven slaves to be sold in Liberty (somewhat ironic), Clay Co., Missouri. An exceptional broadside from the turbulent border of western Missouri... > Item Details
Two Pair of Spurs, McChesney & Adamson,
Lot # 395 - Two Pair of Spurs, McChesney & Adamson,
McChesney pair of "gal-legs" in copper, nickel and brass, yoke with nickel and copper vining flower and leaves on one face and engraved nickel scroll on other, 16 short spikes on steel rowel, 3" inside yoke and signed McChesney, also on inside of yoke, with tooled leather straps, AND a signed pair o... > Item Details
Four Aboltionistist and Confederate Newspapers,
Lot # 1041 - Four Aboltionistist and Confederate Newspapers,
includes a tabloid size (16" x 20") newspaper Charleston Daily Journal No. 19,746 Vol. LXII, dated Thursday Morning, April 21, 1864, with war news from battle of Mansfield, La., Richmond and report by Nathan Bedford Forrest, framed, 17" x 21"; The Liberator, Boston, May 18, 1860, tabloid size (18" x... > Item Details
Civil War Special Order Issued to Control Rowdy Troops During Transport,
Lot # 1052 - Civil War Special Order Issued to Control Rowdy Troops During Transport,
printed on 6.25" x 10" card stock with triple line border and bold heading reading Connecticut River Rail Road, and being an order from Major General Dix, Dept. of the East, N.Y.C., dated April 18, 1864, General Order No. 30 reading in part Frequent complaints having been made at these Headquarters,... > Item Details
Medical Society of  Rhode Island, June, 1839,
Lot # 1292 - Medical Society of Rhode Island, June, 1839,
Providence, June 26, 1839. Partially printed on vellum, with ribbon. For Augustus N. Fisher as a member entitled to all honors and privileges of the Medical Society of Rhode Island. This is a society, not license. True medical licensing as we understand it did not come about until close to the 20th ... > Item Details
Two Revolutionary War Manuscripts,
Lot # 1144 - Two Revolutionary War Manuscripts,
includes a manuscript Revolutionary War report from Captain Stephen Olney, being a list of all casualties which have happened in Capt. S. Olney's Company since the 1st of January last..., dated 1780, 6.5" x 13" on laid paper. Stephen Olney was born in R.I. in 1755 and died in 1832, entered the Revol... > Item Details
Three Books on Ohio During the Civil War,
Lot # 1071 - Three Books on Ohio During the Civil War,
includes a two-volume set entitled Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers, by Whitelaw Reid, 1868, Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, both 8vo in faded brown cloth boards, 1050pp & 949pp with all plates; and Ohio At Shiloh Report of the Commissioner, by T.J. Lindsay, 1903, Ci... > Item Details
Robert Todd Lincoln Autograph,
Lot # 1312 - Robert Todd Lincoln Autograph,
ink on a clipped 1.7” x 3.3” piece of plain paper. > Item Details
Town of Milford, Connecticut Manuscript, 1702,
Lot # 1260 - Town of Milford, Connecticut Manuscript, 1702,
dated June 5th, 1702 inked manuscript document on laid paper being an agreement voted on by the town meeting of Milford to purchase land at Niantinogi and listing those appointed to the committee to oversee the land; Col. Robert Treat, Thomas Clark, Joseph Pick, Joseph Treat, Sergt. Timothy & Jonth.... > Item Details
Two George Armstrong Custer Swiss Music Boxes,
Lot # 1760 - Two George Armstrong Custer Swiss Music Boxes,
single comb, single tune Garry Owen, an Irish tune that became the unofficial marching song of General Custer's 7th United States Cavalry, made in Switzerland by Reuge, in fine working condition, 4.25" x 3.25" x 2.25". Includes a reproduction of photograph of Major General George Custer, taken May 1... > Item Details
Sketch of Oliver Wendell Holmes, by M. Hyman, 1939,
Lot # 1566 - Sketch of Oliver Wendell Holmes, by M. Hyman, 1939,
print copyright NYGS (New York Graphic Society), with facsimile signature. Plate impression 10 x 13", entire sheet 13 x 18.25". Moses Hyman was known for sketching personalities of the day. This sketch was clearly done from Holms' official Supreme Court portrait. > Item Details
Scarce C. L. Hamilton CDV of Medicine Bull,
Lot # 314 - Scarce C. L. Hamilton CDV of Medicine Bull,
with his Fort Randall, D.T. imprint, ca 1867. Probably recent pencil inscription, verso: Pretty Bull. One of the leading chiefs on the Lower Brule Reservation, opposite Fort Thompson, S.D., Medicine Bull was a signatory of the Sioux Treaty of 1868. > Item Details
GAR Membership Medals Plus,
Lot # 203 - GAR Membership Medals Plus,
includes five 2-part bronze and flag ribbon members medals, all 3.25" long; two different Bird Colonels GAR pinbacks with enameled backs; a gold oak leaf pinback GAR bar; two brass GAR collar buttons; and a 1" GAR cello pinback. > Item Details
Two Western Political Letters Seeking Favor in the 1884 Election
Lot # 1591 - Two Western Political Letters Seeking Favor in the 1884 Election
includes the following: George L. Woods, ALS, Phelan Building, San Francisco, July 16, 1884, 3pp, with appended business card. Woods writes James G. Blaine, the Republican candidate for President, offering his services. Woods (1832-1890)a lawyer, had by this time served as a Justice of the Idaho ... > Item Details
An 1842 Tennessee Printed Rarity, With Map,
Lot # 286 - An 1842 Tennessee Printed Rarity, With Map,
Smith, J. Gray. A Brief Historical, Statistical and Descriptive Review of East Tennessee, United States of America: Developing Its Immense Agricultural, Mining, and Manufacturing Advantages. With Remarks to Emigrants. Accompanied With a Map and Lithographed Sketch of a Tennessee Farm, Mansion House,... > Item Details
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
Eleven Books on Western Gunfighters,
Lot # 1742 - Eleven Books on Western Gunfighters,
titles, authors and dates only include: The Album of Gunfighters, by J.M. Hunter, N.H. Rose & W. Hunter, 1951, signed by all three authors and designers, PLUS The Shooters, by L.C. Metz,1976, PLUS The Gunfighter Man or Myth, (2 copies) by J.G. Rosa, 1969, PLUS Triggernometry: A Gallery of Gunfighter... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Civil War Broadside EXTRA Battle of Ft. Donelson, Tennessee,
Lot # 1481 - [NEWSPAPER] Civil War Broadside EXTRA Battle of Ft. Donelson, Tennessee,
complete original 24” x 3” Civil War broadside EXTRA, the (St Croix) Herald Extra (Calais, Maine). Complete 24” x 3” blank back broadside dated Feb 15 (1862). Unusual, long and narrow broadside extra with headlines and report on the Battle of Ft. Donelson, Tennessee. The Battle of Fort Donelson was ... > Item Details
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